[ROM] [ 7.0 | 7.1 | 7.1.1 | 7.1.2 ] Official madOS - Jiayu S3 [MT6752]

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This is a Official Build of madOS ( based on AOSP N ) for Jiayu S3 (Adv./Basic/Pro) with MTK 6752 SoC

madOS is based on pure A.O.S.P. with many additional customizations and MediaTek support.

 * Your warranty is now void.
 * I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards,
 * thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please
 * do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM
 * before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications, and if
 * you point the finger at me for messing up your device, I will laugh at you.
Installation Instructions:
  • Download ROM from M.A.D. Facebook
    OR via xda DevDB
  • Download OpenGapps nano or pico from OpenGapps
    (choose Arm64 and Android 7.0 / Android 7.1 / Android 7.1.x -Depending on the rom build you downloaded)
  • Download BeansGapps MINI from BeansGapps
    (choose the MINI Package)

  • Boot to recovery
  • Wipe data if you are not coming from AOSP N / madOS already
  • Install rom
  • Reboot to recovery again, and Flash your desire Gapps
  • Reboot

  • RIL (Calls /SMS, Data connection)
  • Wifi
  • Bluetooth
  • Audio / Mediaserver
  • Sensors
  • Lights
  • Both storages & MTP
  • HW de/encoding
  • Camera (photos)
  • GPS & aGPS
  • Audio recorder (both mono & stereo)
  • HDR photos
  • Camcorder
  • NFC ( available only on the advance version)

Not working:
  • You tell me

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[ROM] [ 7.0 | 7.1 | 7.1.1 | 7.1.2 ] Official madOS - Jiayu S3 [MT6752], ROM for the JiaYu S3

superdragonpt, DerTeufel1980, fire855
Source Code:

ROM OS Version: 7.x Nougat
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x
Based On: AOSP

Version Information
Status: Stable
Current Stable Version: v1.0
Stable Release Date: 2016-10-26

Created 2016-08-31
Last Updated 2017-05-27
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General F.A.Q.

Q: What the hell is madOS ?
A: madOS, (M.A.D. Team OS), is a ROM based on pure A.O.S.P. with extended capabilities and customizations made by or merge/adapted by M.A.D. Team.

Q: Which recovery should I use for this ROM?
A: Latest M.A.D. TWRP recovery for the Jiayu s3
available here

Update to TWRP v: 3.1.1-0 Mandatory for 7.1.2:
available here

Q: Do i need to make full wipes?
A: Usually that is only needed when there's big changes or Android version is updated,
i.e.: Going from n7.1.1 to n7.1.2, full wipes are mandatory

Q: What is "full wipes" ?
A: To Wipe : ART Cache; Cache; System; DATA

Q: Some translations are missing for my language, can I help?
A: Sure you can, please check our translations repo available here , you can either do a pull request, or if you don't know how to work with git, sent us the XML. Strings for your language ( Check Readme on repo).

Q: What's working ?
A: Check first Post for current status

Update for 7.1.1

Q: When I try to install the ROM it says "Error 7 symlink failed", what gives?
A: You need to unmount /system first on twrp

Q: After flashing TWRP says "No OS Installed?"
A: Ignore this message. If the ROM flash indicated as being successful, you can swipe to reboot and the OS should boot.

Q: Do i really need full wipes?
A: Yeah

Q: App "x" doesn't work, why?
A: Probably not compatible with Nougat yet, feedback is welcome

Q: Is the rom rooted?
A: NO, But you can easily root with SuperSU v2.76 onwards.

For 7.1.2: Latest SuperSU ( 2.79, etc)

Q: Does xposed work?
A: As of now, there's no Xposed for N, so no

Q: Does busybox still works on Nougat?
A: yes

Q: AdAway no longer works on Nougat, what can I do?
A: Simply install busybox first, available from the Play Store, and it'll download hosts and work just fine then

Q: Data Connection does not work, why?
A: The ROM, already includes latest APNs, if you still have no active data connection, check your APN settings

Q: How is battery life with Nougat on the Jiayu?
A: It should be comparable to Marshmallow.
Update: We've already fixed several memory leaks and draining issues

Q: Does this build support Vulcan?
A: No. Vulcan does not provide support for MediaTek (yet?)

Q: Does doze work in this build?
A: Yes. You do not have to enable anything; it is active by default.

Q: Does this ROM supports Substratum ?
A: YES, latest rootless substratum is supported on madOS

madOS: We are now an Official Substratum supported rom

Q: Does the ROM features disabling SIMs , On Settings SIM Options?
A: YES, we've now merged our own implementation (adapted for N)

Q: when will (feature/issue here) be fixed?
A: NO ETA , please

Porting F.A.Q.
No porting support, no port questions allowed on this thread, and porting PMs will be auto-deleted, porting replies will be reported as well

Q:What GAPPS package should I use?
A: BeansGapps or Open GAPPS

Update 7.1.2
Beans GAPPS (MINI) or OpenGapps (pico/nano) Packages, are recommended

Q: How to properly install GAPPS?
A:Flash Rom + Flash Gapps at once

CREDITS and Thanks
  • madOS Team
  • Our translators, credits list here
  • A.O.S.P.
  • Slim Roms
  • Pure Nexus
  • Lineage
  • DU (Dirty Unicorns)
  • Omni

HELP supporting madOS

We do this on our free time, however we do have costs on maintaining this :/

Any donation is highly appreciated

You can donate by using
this link

If the above doesn't work in your country, then you can directly donate by using this e-mail adress: [email protected]

About madOS Proprietary Apps

You are NOT allowed by any means, to use our madOS apps on any other build, your rom
This is exclusively for OFFICIAL madOS ROM releases

@To Moderators: Feel free to clean the thread, whenever users start spamming, severe OT, or questioning about porting...
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Change Logs
Build [7.0] 20160831 -ALPHA-

First release

Build [7.0] 20160904 - Beta 1

  • Fixed RIL (Incoming Calls, other ril issues)
  • Fixed Data connection
  • Fixed Hardware decoder/encoder
  • Fixed Sound / Mediaserver issues
  • Fixed Camera (Photos)
  • Fixed RadioFM
  • Fixed Hardware Keys lights
  • Other system issues fixed here and there
  • Added M.A.D. extras (fastcharge, smartwake, performance settings, sensor tool)
  • Working Modded Gapps

Build [7.0] 20160912- Beta 2

  • Updated to Android 7.0.0_r6 NRD90U (security patch level 6 September)
  • Updated Kernel to 3.10.102
  • Fixed GPS & aGPS.
  • Added fulls APNs (most recent from CM14, stock AOSP only haves some US carriers)
  • Removed AOSP Music app (incompatible)
  • Added Gello ( CyanogenMod) Web Browser
  • Fixed Data Usage Monitor
  • Fixed Data saver
  • Other issues fixed here & there

Build [7.0] 20160923- RC 1 ( Release Candidate )

  • Repo sync latest 7.0.0_r6
  • Updated kernel version to 3.10.103
  • power: wakeup improvements
  • sched and cpufreq improvements
  • Slub, slab, mm upstream merges
  • Added more advanced TCP Congestions Control algoritms
    ( Available now: Westwood, reno, bic, cubic, highspeed, hybla, htcp, vegas, veno, scalable, lp, illinois)
    --> Deafault TCP Cong. is now the newest Westwood
  • CPU Governors: Interactive and Userspace updated to N, added new Wheatley Gov (it's great for performance/battery)
  • I/O sched: Added newest FIOPS
  • ARM upstreams
  • Fixed audio recording
  • Fixed sensors calibration
  • Fixed FMRadio issues (volume control, audio routing and now a working FM recording)
  • Switched to new N audio policy configuration
  • Fixed DRM issues
  • Switched to newest OpenGL, GLes
  • Quick Settings: Add Reboot & Reboot to Recovery Tile
  • Google Apps : Fix SetupWizard Force Closes
  • Google Apps : System-Apps Work around for apps signature v2
  • Google Apps : Fix & grant default permissions
  • Google Apps : Fix some weird issue where contacts would never sync
  • Google Audio Files from Android 7 (AOSP N, still uses Old ones ), ringtones, UI,etc.
  • Status bar carrier: don't show Emergency text if no sim is installed
  • Dex preopt optimizations
  • Drop more useless / buggy stock Nougat apps
  • Switched from AOSP Launcher2, to the newest AOSP Launcher3
  • Materialize toast frames
  • Several memory leaks fixed
  • Several Null Pointers fixed
  • Some missing symbols fixed
  • Several SystemUI fixs
  • improve priority for callerinfo selection
  • Fix ListView issue, when is not scrolled properly with arrows
  • Fixed some MediaScanner issues
  • Added support for more webviews
  • Telephony: Signal strengh improvements (WIP)
  • SmartWake: Red!
  • Added ExFAT: initial support
  • Show icon of package associated with Toast
  • Optimize IncallUI delay for voice calls
  • Show LTE instead of 4G (Consistent with Stock behaviour)
  • Activate some missing DOZE features, that where missing
  • Update gello Browser version
  • Make restorecon_recursive work for /data
  • healthd: increase healthd fast timer to 10mins instead of 1min
  • Unicode: Correct length computation and add checks for utf16->utf8
  • camera: Fix a weird high battery drain when using flashlight
  • Always show screen on time
  • Skip Misc/Overcounted battery stats
  • Add fastscroll to the Manage applications screen
  • Wi-Fi WPS Materialized icon
  • Open app when clicking on icon in App Info screen
  • Some BT issues fixed/improved
  • Show application's package name in the "App info" screen
  • Remove all Google Legal stuff, System Update Settings (we are not Nexus ...)
  • And other stuff i likely forgot to mention ...

Build [7.1] 20161026- STABLE 1
  • Updated to latest Nougat: 7.1 [ NDE63P ]
  • user build now (userdebug contains su for command line, and some games requires device to be un-rooted, at all stages)
  • Fix audio recording (mono / stereo now working)
  • Fix NFC
  • Fix Camcorder ( check note)
  • Fix battery draaaaaain
    ( & more mem leaks patched )
  • Fix Adaptive Brightness issues
  • Added full substratum / masquerade support
    ( Theme Engine )
  • Added reboot Options
  • M.A.D. Settings: Fixed all issues & added some more options
  • More custom M.A.D. options:
    Dual ringtone (choose a ringtone per SIM)
    Option to Enable/ Disable SIM Cards
    SIM color ( colorize Network bars,etc per SIM)
  • New Wi-Fi WPA supplicant
  • Reworked RIL (network) with many fixs for N
  • Reworked Audio driver
  • Added standalone file manager
  • Reworked SNAP Camera with Better MTK compatibility
  • Added custom headphone control:
    (3 buttons: the right and the left one (normally only for volume) can switch now between tracks with a longer click)
  • And of course Rom is packed with new 7.1 features : Night Light, etc ...
Changelog is quite extensive, will add more relevant changes if I remember...

Build [7.1] 20161123 - Stable 2

- Updated to NDE63X (security patch level: 6th November)
- fixed camera recording
- fixed all audio quality issues
- fixed NFC
- Updated bluetooth system (incall audio still broken )
- Added partial screenshot feature (long press on screenshot in power menu)
- Improved sim switch
- Fixed flashlight tile
- Various other improvements

Build [7.1] 20161203 - Stable 3
- fixed BT call audio
- fixed 'prevent audio ducking'
- improved webview package handling
- fix theming of 'button settings'
- add Russian translations by Borizzz
(more translations to come)
- Various other improvements

Build [7.1.1] 20161207 - Stable 4


  • - update to Android 7.1.1
  • - improved bt audio
  • - added 'longpress button to kll foreground app'
  • - fix screen unpinning
  • - improved Russian translations by Borizzz (more translations to come)
  • - Various other improvements

Build [7.1.1] 20161212 - Stable 5

  • - fixed led notification for missed calls
    - improved substratum support (OMS7)
    - fixed tethering
    - added option to control scroll friction and velocity
    - added PixelUI navbar
    - fix black screen issue
    - fix setting of wallpapers
    - Various other improvements

Build [7.1.1] 20170105 - Stable 6
  • Updated to N4F26M
  • Security patch level: 5th January 2017
  • Enabled Enforcing SELinux
  • Added long-press power for toggling torch feature
  • Merged security patches
  • Fixed notification led settings
  • Other small improvements

Build [7.1.1] 20170122 - Stable 7
  • Updated to 7.1.1 ( N6F26Q )
  • Improved SE Enforcing Linux (fixed some denials)
  • Improved Satellite Navigation: Glonass now is properly used & better precision
  • Improved LED custom Settings
  • Improved Tethering
  • Improved SmartWake
  • Improved hall sensor support ( flip cover )
  • Added Battery customizations (M.A.D. Extras)
  • Improved media HW decoding & encoding
  • Better handling of other WebViews
  • Fixed some ANRs & NullPointers & other optimizations
  • Added new Russian Translations (thx to Borizzz)
  • Others things i likely forgot

Build [7.1.1] 20170213 - Stable 8

  • Updated to 7.1.1 r22 ( NMF26X )
  • Security patch level: February 5, 2017
  • Improved media HW DEC & ENC (partially revert some changes introduced on latest build)
    --> youtube 720p/1080p @60fps plays fine (no "zoom bug" )
  • Increased Volume Levels ( MIC/ LoudSpeaker/ Media, etc)
  • Other sound improvements (Quality)
  • Improved Hall sensor ( new own handling )
  • Camera: Improvements on default app ( Snap )
  • Update System Sounds (ringtones/ etc)
  • More Russian Translations ( @Borizzz ; thx again )

M.A.D. Extras Settings:

Battery Customizations:
  • Option to change status style (portrait; icon landscape; circle; text; hidden)
  • Battery Percentage (inside icon; hidden; next to the icon)
  • Double-tap to sleep
  • Brightness Control
  • Slidding Home button
  • Clock Customizations:
  • Option to show clock and Date
  • Option to show clock seconds
  • Alignement: Right clock; left; Center
  • AM / PM Clock
  • Date Options: Hidden; Small; Normal
  • Date format

Network Traffic Customizations:
  • Options for Network Traffic Monitor (ingoing, outgoing; both)
  • Display Unit
  • Update interval
  • Hide/ Show arrows
  • Auto hide
  • Inactivity threshold

Navigation Bar Customizations:
  • Buttons & Layout Options
  • Show / hide arrows keys
  • Enable/ disable Pixel design
  • Nav Bar dimension Options ( choose dp for height/width)
  • Nav Bar button tint ( choose color)
  • Slide Nav bar actions
  • Nav Bar Navigation dimmer options
  • Dynamic NavBar Background
  • Option to choose NavBar on/when in rotation
  • Many other small improvements

Build madOS [7.1.1] 20170309 ( Stable 09)

  • Update to 7.1.1 r28 N6F26U
  • Android Security Patch Level: March 5, 2017
  • Kernel updated to 3.10.105
    (including many security Fix's)
  • Added new M.A.D. Offline animation
  • Improvements on default camera app (Snap)
  • Added new rootless substratum Theme Engine
  • Added Scheduled power ON/OFF
    ( with the hability of power OFF alarms)
  • Added new translations:
    - German translated by M.A.D. team & curtisy1
    - Portugese (PT) translated by M.A.D. team & fusant
    - Russian translated by Borizzz
    - French translated by Wandrille du Chalard
    - Greek translated by sokolataki
    - Chinese (Simplified) translated by Han Jian
    - Catalan translated by Si-nek
    - Italian translated by LucaT69
    - Spanish translated by Danic23
  • Improved M.A.D. Navigation Bar
  • Fixed WhatsApp issues
  • Improvements and fixs on QS
  • Many, many other small issues fixed

Build madOS [7.1.1] 20170311 ( Stable 10)

  • Fixed a (huge) Memory leak, introduced on latest build
  • Fixed Scheduled power ON & power OFF alarms
  • M.A.D. Extras: PIE is here!
  • Rom performance optimizations
  • New translations from Github merged

Build madOS [7.1.2] 20170527 ( Stable 11)

Update to 7.1.2
Patch Level: May 2017
madOS version v1.1

  • madlauncher: (AOSP based, but on mad steroids with several options)
  • madCamera: Our own camera (with several improvements for MediaTek based devices)

Telephony :
  • RIL improvements
  • Fixed a badass NullPointer on Telephony (Operator related)
  • Network / SIM Status fixes
  • wlan and connection improvements
  • Camera improvements & fixes
  • Added sdcardfs support
  • Support for the new substratum (madOS is now an official supported rom)

Other Features:
  • omnijaws weather (Lockscreen & Status bar,etc)
--> with huge madOS improvememts over the original implementations
  • Power Menu Options
  • One handed mode
  • Lockscreen PIN quick unlock & quick unlock improvements
  • Added SIP Options
  • QS (Quick Settings) Options
  • Custom Carrier Label options
  • madOS NavBar: fixup
  • Bluetooth: battery status options
  • AlarmsBlocker
  • WakelockBlocker
  • Recents Options
  • Pie: New SlimPie (ported by mad from lp to N) & improved

  • CompassTile
  • NFC Tile
  • Compass & Language toggle Tiles
  • madOS Tile
  • etc ..

Other fixes & Improvements:
  • couple GAPPS related issues
  • location provider errors
  • SchedulePowerOnOff
  • facelock
  • Removed Gello , Welcome chromium
  • faster app switching
  • AppOps
  • gesture events
  • PhoneWindowManager
  • anr's
  • NPE's
  • memory leaks
  • masOS offline charging animation
  • Dashboard & madOS settings cleanup
  • Miracast issues on some dongles

There's other fixes & features included on this release
--> Too much to write on a changelog

Build madOS [7.1.2]
20170605 ( Stable 12)

  • madCamera fixs (including write to ext SDcard)
  • DeskClock fixs (including the alarms gone on rotation)
  • Fix mounting SD on PC (windows) (introduced by the new sdcardfs feature)
  • Update APN's (including some issues reported by some members)
  • Camera improvements (including Sensor Hal improvement & HDR & other things...)
  • Add Granular Volume Steps (thanks to @genesisalgor for the suggestion)
  • Improved ViPER4Android Compatibility
  • Fixed an issue with android beam image transfering
  • UI improvements
  • Fix derp: YouTube full screen (via browser, broken vp9 was mistakenly re-added on previous build)
  • some small other things

Build madOS [7.1.2] 20170819 ( Stable 13)

  • Patch Level: August 2017
  • Kernel version 3.10.107
  • Wifi improvements
  • Fixed substratum issues
  • New feature for showing charging current & voltage on lockscreen
  • Added F2FS support
  • Reworked MTK RIL implementation
  • Some more improvements

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well done M.A.D very good for first realease
there are some problem that i am sure that our best team will solve them
my feedbacks
browser dont work
when i go to development option settings crashed
i cant connect to data but 3g signal reception is very very good but not 4g for me maybe if i had band mode can activate it

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Let me just say this is an ALPHA (advanced alpha)

Not for daily use, but for test purposes..

The 6752 will be hopefully in the same state as the aosp N for the plus variant soon

Maybe if I have time I'll release alpha 2 tomorrow with couple things fixed

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Will there be an AICP, too?

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This is wonderful, keep up the good work

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MAD about getting the freshest ROMs.
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Originally Posted by zed-78

Will there be an AICP, too?

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There's no even N Aicp yet

And wow, almost everything was fixed on Plus variant, that is impressively fast. Know our will receive it soon.

Well @superdragonpt I had to do a big "gambiarra" to test it without USB port, but managed haha

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