LineageOS 16.0 for S7 Edge build 28

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LineageOS 16.0 for hero2lte

 * 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.

- Wifi
- Sound
- mali drivers
- USB tethering
- Video Playback
- Fingerprint Sensor
- Ril (Mobile data,calls, sms and stuff)
- Sensors
- Buttons and their backlight
- Bluetooth
- Wifi HotSpot
- 2D and 3D gpu acceleration
- HW encoding/decoding
- Charging with device powered off
- Camera
- HWcomposer (HWC)

Not Working

Take a note that a lot of LineageOS features have not been completed yet this is not a device bug and please do not report those
in this rom thread as you will be reported to moderator also do not post bug reports for known issues or bug reports without proper
a) Logcat
b) proc/last_kmsg (or proc/kmsg)
c) data/tombstones
d) dmesg

Also do not under any circumstances post bug reports if you are using substratum themes or unsupported magisk modules or you have performed any system modifications

Install gapps right after installing the rom itself dont try to boot to system before that

Google Drive

MD5: 3fcb0523302808106acc49202e4c671b


I do this in my free time so bear that in mind when you notice I didn't fix known bug in next available build, Currently i work on this alone and i am not one of those kangers that just copy source and claim it as their own work,
if you want to support the project feel free to buy me some coffee

Feel free to join telegram group with early builds progress updates and some off topic stuff Join

Based On Android 9 Pie

- Switched to userspace LMKD
- Updated vendor blobs to march G935FXXS8ETC6
- Stability and performance improvements
- Merged May 2020 security update
- Synced with los source

- Merged April 2020 security update
- Imrpoved wifi speed while bluetooth is turned on
- Imrpved dual band and background scan support for wifi
- Sycned with LOS source

- Merged XXU5ESD2 kernel changes
- Merged XXS6ESI4 kernel changes
- Fixed kernel side security issues related to binder
- Merged march security update
- Synced with LOS source

- Merged February 2020 security update
- Added audio effects config
- Synced with LOS source

- Merged January security update
- Merged latest LOS source
- Misc performance and stability improvements

- Added trust hal to help protect against otg usb attacks
- Added device health hals that improve battery life and performance
- Merged december security update
- Misc performance and stability updates

- Updated system and vendor security patches
- Improved handling of wired headset microphone
- Misc performance and stability updates

- Bumped security patch to September 2019
- More HWC improvements in general stability and ui performance
- Merged upstream security updates to kernel
- Enabled arch specific renderscript optimizations
- Misc performance and stability improvements

- Updated rom to July security update
- Updated prop. binaries to June security updated
- More hwc improvements UI should be even smoother now
- Source code side cleanup
- Improved reliability of nfc
- Misc performance and stability improvements

- Updated kernel to 3.18.140

- Updated prop. binaries to May security updated
- Removed unused gralloc usage bits flag
- Misc performance and stability changes (bsp side)

- Fixed HWC
- Updated kernel to 3.18.139
- Updated vendor security patch to match (Latest at the moment samsung decided to drop support for monthly patches on s7 so they update it every 3 months now, we dont use a lot of blobs from stock anyway so this is non issue)
- Updated system security patch to may
- Enabled quota support on /data (Make sure you are on latest twrp)
- Misc performance and stability improvements
- Synced with LOS source

- Updated to march security pattch
- Added aptx and aptxhd codecs for bt audio
- Added HealthServices and permissions (Heart rate monitor is reported by the app now but it still needs to be granted missing permissions
Ill resolve issues with that in next release hopefully)
- Misc performance and stability updates
- Synced with los source

- Merged February security update related to samsung source
- Added 2 more missing macloader mappings
(if you continue having issues send me first half of /efs/wifi/
- Fixed Bluetooth issues introduced with february security update
(if you continue having issues send me first half of /efs/bluetooth/bt_addr)
- merged FXXU3ERL3 source to kernel
- Updated kernel to 3.18.136
- Misc performance and stability updates
- Synced with LOS source

- Updated kernel to 3.18.134
- merged February 2019. security update
- Added another missing mac oui
*(If you are still having wifi issues send me first half of your /efs/wifi/
- Audio: Improved handling of ril_set_call_clock_sync which would mute calls on some devices
- Audio: Resolved issues where there was race condition when connected to bt listening to navigation and recieving a call would cause call to be muted
- Audio: Fixed call recording (Use external app from play store, Ive tested "Automatic Call Recorder" and it was working fine)
- Audio: Fixed voip over BT headset
- Audio: Fixed audioserver crash on in_get_capture_position()
- Audio : Misc cleanup and stability improvements
- General performance and stability improvements

- Updated list of mac addresses
* If you are still having issues send me first half of /efs/wifi/, I need it for OUI lookup
- Synced with LOS source

- Updated kernel to 3.18.133
- Cleaned up kernel source
- Added missing mac addresses
* (If you are still having issues with WiFi send me first half of /efs/wifi/, Its needed for OUI lookup)
- Synced with LOS source

- Updated kernel to 3.18.132
- Bumped vendor security level to january
- Added mapping for more mac addresses
*If you are still having issues send me first half of /efs/wifi/, I need it for OUI lookup
You shouldnt have any privacy concerns as first half is used to identify wifi chip manufacturer
and this is really only way to handle it (
- Misc performance and stability updates
- Synced with los source

- Removed old bluetooth and wifi firmwares
- Upstreamed kernel to 3.81.131
- Removed hack previously used for wifi and usb tethering (Fixed in kernel now)
- Resolved issue where battery would drop on reboot/shutdown due to max capacity from kernel not being saved in system
- Moved wifi related configs to /data/misc/conn/ from /data/ to comply with new kernel
- Synced with LOS source
- Resolved issue where some wifi chips wouldnt gether right firmware on bootup

- Merged XXU3ERJE samsung kernel source
- Improved charger handling
- Cleaned up WiFi hal handling
- Updated vendor blobs to December security patch (FXXU3ERL3)
- Added Sim Toolkit app by default
- Misc performance and stability improvements
- Synced with LOS source

- Updated kernel to 3.18.128
- Replaced custom camera impl. with standard one
- Added double tap to wake (Can be disabled from settings->Display)
- Added back doze (Settings->Display)
- Improved doze handling
- SurfaceFlinger stability improvements
- General stability improvements
- Synced with LOS source

- Updated APN config
- Updated vendor blobs to november (ERJE)
- reintroduced missing lineagehw modes in settings
- Added missing mac address for new revisions of s7 that had weak signal due to missing mapping
- improved handling of exfat and vfat sdcards
- Updated kernel to 3.18.127
- Synced with LOS source

- Temporarily disabled hwc to prevent black screen issues
- Updated kernel to 3.18.125
- Synced with LOS source

- Fixed HWC
- Resolved black screen issues
- Merged november security update
- Resolved bluetooth in call audio issues
- fixed issue where NFC wouldn't turn on after being off for too long
- Misc stability and performance improvements
- Synced with LOS source

- Fixed Emergency Alerts
- Updated Service Provider Name list
- Added thermal hal
- Resolved issues with USB audio input and output devices
- Moved gps xtra server config to overlay (faster lock time on gps)
- Updated Service provider name list
- Updated to newest vendor security patch (XXU3ERJ3/October 2018) (ril,camera,omx,gps,wifi/bt.)
- Updated to linux kernel 3.18.124
- Cleaned up kernel source
- General performance and stability improvements
- Synced with LOS source
- Fixed p2p mode in wifi (WiFi direct)

- Resolved call audio quality issues
- Synced with los source

- Updated mali drivers to R22P0 from R12P0
* This should improve graphics performance, stability and battery life
- Updated OMX libraries
- Updated gralloc
- Updated camera libraries to oreo
- Resolved issues caused by exfat formated sdcards
* This drastically improves image quality in proper light conditions
- Removed BT WBS flag that forced it into wideband speach mode
* If you are still having issues with nt calls try setting
audio_hal.force_voice_config=wide or audio_hal.force_voice_config=narrow
in build.prop
- Updated all of the other prebuilt libraries to oreo ones
- Resolved issues where camera wouldnt take video in some apps (gcam)
- General stability, security and performance improvements
- Removed unused prebuilt binaries
- Removed all of the shims that became deprecated due to switch to oreo blobs
- removed camera wrapper (new camera hal works out of the box without manipulation)
- Synced with LOS source
- Take a not that this build also has a lot of changes under the hood that
drastically improve its stability and performance

- Resolved WiFi battery drain issues
- Improvements to camera stability
- removed audiofx (It is broken on non qcom platforms and creates audio issues)
- Synced with los source

- First public release

XDA:DevDB Information
LineageOS 16.0 for S7 Edge, ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Source Code:

ROM OS Version: 9.x Pie
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.x

Version Information
Status: Stable
Current Stable Version: 1.1.0
Stable Release Date: 2020-05-12

Created 2018-09-14
Last Updated 2020-05-12
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Awesome, will try it after work. This is just amazing thank you so much.
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Excited!! Thanks Ivan
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Efff you are the man Ivan thank you!
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Ivan bro ty so much. Kingman.
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im just reporting that gear iconx 2018 not working..sound is distorted..all other things works perfect..ivan great job for just first release!
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just report stability and apps that work hahaha, nice to see that P hitting us tgis soon....ivan you rock!!!
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Performance is meh, but ofc it's beta so no worries, apps work, UI is a bit laggy, but other than that it's fine but not as a daily driver yet.
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