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[28.07.21] [OneUI 2.5] N960F_DS_N I Dr.Ketan ROM I SecureFolder I SPay (Gear) I Dex

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dvhttn

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As above, installed Q17 a few weeks ago and Safetynet/Googlepay was working fine. Worked on Friday lunchtime then didn't work on Friday a few hours later.

Anyone know what the issue is? Has Google messed up again and it fails for everyone or is this another safetynet 'workaround' that Google have now blocked?

Thanks
 

jays note 2

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As above, installed Q17 a few weeks ago and Safetynet/Googlepay was working fine. Worked on Friday lunchtime then didn't work on Friday a few hours later.

Anyone know what the issue is? Has Google messed up again and it fails for everyone or is this another safetynet 'workaround' that Google have now blocked?

Thanks
Google has updated again!!!! I found myself in the same position, just follow the work around posted here and you'll be good to go. I've personally done it myself and can confirm it working
 

Abiram26

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Yeah, I believe Google updated their stuff to make rooted phones fail SafetyNet...

Riru and (Riru-)LSPosed can be installed directly from Magisk Manager as well, the xlua apk probably needs to be downloaded from an external source, however.

Can confirm the fix worked for me too (otherwise I wouldn't have posted it...)
 
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jays note 2

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Yeah, I believe Google updated their stuff to make rooted phones fail SafetyNet...

Riru and (Riru-)LSPosed can be installed directly from Magisk Manager as well, the xlua apk probably needs to be downloaded from an external source, however.

Can confirm the fix worked for me too (otherwise I wouldn't have posted it...)
Thanks for the work around,
Please MagiskHide Fix file upload So that other friends can use another ROM.
No need for the MagiskHide fix file, that Zip file contains these files. You had to UNZIP the MagiskHIde fix file too get the files that I uploaded.
 
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Abiram26

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Another thing I noticed with this ROM is that the CPU and GPU seem (heavily..?) underclocked by default. (1.79 GHz max on the CPU and 450 MHz max on the GPU)

Flashing Beastmode kernel fixed most of this issue for me. Not sure if the kernel handles thermal throttling well though. But the phone seems more responsive and less laggy, so whatever... :D (2.0 GHz / 2.96 GHz max on the CPU and 575 MHz max on the GPU)

Note: rounded clock speed numbers but should be pretty accurate
 
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manfstedmasqrade

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So I just added a new kernel and I still get random reboot after Q17 clean install. Only thing I could think of is maybe vanced YouTube or Viper4Android could be the problem. Or installed apps like Rolling Icons- which makes my icons roll around freely on screen or liveboot which shows booting logs when phone is booting up. All I know is that others have this issue. Not everybody but some others do have this issue.
 

pichai

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This ROM has my phone doing random reboots many times a day. Has anyone else experienced this? It is worth noting I'm on ATT and using WETAcsc.

Also, has anyone got hitman's build of Zygisk working? It seems to not boot past the bootloader when I flash then I gotta flash the entire ROM again.
I have the same problem and will restart randomly every day! It will automatically restart even during the game!
 
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I have the same problem and will restart randomly every day! It will automatically restart even during the game!
As I watch logcat errors are flooding in related to ril. Switching APNs has reduced logcat logs significantly and with less reboots. This problem is otherwise so bothersome I'd dare say it makes the ROM unusable as random rebooting will happen every 30minutes or so. Happens while you're typing something out or watching a yt video or something.
 

lawrence30

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how to fix secure folder? im on q17

@dr.ketan

i did a full wipe, format data. clean install.
 

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Another thing I noticed with this ROM is that the CPU and GPU seem (heavily..?) underclocked by default. (1.79 GHz max on the CPU and 450 MHz max on the GPU)

Flashing Beastmode kernel fixed most of this issue for me. Not sure if the kernel handles thermal throttling well though. But the phone seems more responsive and less laggy, so whatever... :D (2.0 GHz / 2.96 GHz max on the CPU and 575 MHz max on the GPU)

Note: rounded clock speed numbers but should be pretty accurate
what versione of kernel you flashed?
 

manfstedmasqrade

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Can I dirty flash downgrade to Q16? I'm tired of the random reboots

UPDATE: nevermind, tried it and didn't go so well. Back to Q17 and hope I could stop the reboots.
 
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manfstedmasqrade

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Can I dirty flash downgrade to Q16? I'm tired of the random reboots

UPDATE: nevermind, tried it and didn't go so well. Back to Q17 and hope I could stop the reboots.
Ok so after I dirty flashed down to Q16 I had issues. Then dirty flashed back to Q17 but used the stock kernel and not custom. Usually I would apply the essential fix in Rom Tools but I didn't this time. For some reason I haven't had a random reboot in 2 days. Not sure if I should go ahead and apply it and see if reboots happen again. Also, not suggesting people do what I did. Just thinking maybe something within the essential fix is causing some of us to get reboots maybe? Hope this helps in some way.
 

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    SPay will never work one you root device. GPAY will work, SPay can work from galaxy watch though
    For safety net, it's recently started. Read latest changelog post of my S21Ultra thread,for how to fix safetynet
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    I still have the issue 🤷‍♂️

    Google pay wont let me add a card. and no matter what, i fail the safety net
    It needs to pass SafetyNet
    For that you need riru magisk module + safetynet fix 2.1.1 or up
    Aliso needs to enable magisk hide +rename magisk app
    After that clear data of play service, play store, apply google pay fix from rom tool - reboot
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    On Dr Ketan Q17 ROM is there a way to change ome and app screen grid size beyond 5x6 with using any 3rd party launcher? I want more icons on 1 page on default samsung viewer if possible.
    There are plenty of 3rd party launcher have it. You can use goodlock - HomeUp module on stock launcher too
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    OK follow up question. I installed Good Lock from apk mirror but it gives error not supported in you region. What to do about it?
    Look in rom tool if it have goodlock option (not using N9 now a days so don't remember)
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    Ok downloaded Good Lock from Rom Tool and installed it along with Home Up module but GL still won't populate and stuck on not available in your region screen.
    Thanks for helping :)
    You need to open HomeUp with rom tool
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    N960F/FD Dr.Ketan ROM DeKnoxed




    ROM features


    Features may vary depend on ROM version. Read changelog post for latest update and features of current version.

    Credit and Thanks :
    @Chainfire - Respected elite developer for supersu and his unbelievable contribution to XDA/Android community. @wanam - Respected elite developer for his awesome contribution and references to his works.
    @topjohnwu for Magisk
    @xperiacle the amazing developer for reference to his work and tools. @gharrington for 3minit battery and QuickLaunch.
    ROM Control source and all credit and thanks goes to @daxgirl and @Wuby986 for their open source project for RomControl.
    @Tkkg1994 for his permissive kernel @AbrahamGC for some ideas @frap129 for Spectrum app. samsungvn htcmania & 4PDA for tips and some stock apks. khongloi113 for secure folder guide






    XDA:DevDB Information

    Dr.Ketan ROM, ROM for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

    Contributors
    dr.ketan
    ROM OS Version: 9.x Pie
    ROM Kernel: Linux 4.x

    Version Information
    Status:
    Testing

    Created 2018-08-26
    Last Updated 2020-08-15
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    Installation and Download


    Important :


    - This will void warranty.
    - As of now you will lose Samsung Pay and Secure folder forever if you root once, even unrooting won't help. (hope in future we can get it working on tripped knox device)
    - OTA likely won't work once you root device.


    Installation :

    If you are on stock ROM/Recovery, follow below said steps

    1.Enable Developer Option (settings - about phone - Software information - Tap 7 times on build number to activate developer option in settings menu)
    2.Enable OEM Unlock from developer option (If you don't have this option then read this you can't flash ROM before this option available.)
    3.Download and copy ROM File to Ext SD card, Use ES file/Root explorer or any similar to check MD5, it should be match with provided in download section.
    4.Download TWRP
    5.Switch Off device
    6.Press Vol down + Bixby and then connect device to PC to reboot to download mode, press volume up when asked to continue to download mode
    7.Download Odin and open it, Disable 'Auto reboot' from option menu of Odin
    8.Select TWRP (tar image) with AP tab of Odin and Start
    9.Once Successfully flashed, you will see 'Passed' in Odin tab
    10.Disconnect device and hold Vol down + power till screen goes off, Now immediately press Vol Up + Bixby + Power to reboot to TWRP
    11.Select to allow modification
    12.From TWRP, Select WIPE menu - Then FORMAT DATA - You need to type 'yes' to perform wipe. WARNING : This will erase all data including Int SD storage from device
    13.Once format device completes, go back and select REBOOT' Menu and then - 'RECOVERY', This will reboot to TWRP again
    14.Now select Install and navigate path to Ext SD card - ROM zip file, you have copied earlier
    15.Read installation instruction of ChangeLog post for vendor.img It may be available inside ROM zip or may need to flash separately, depending on version of ROM
    15.Let device boot, and read ROM specific Instructions below.


    If you are on CWM recovery and custom ROM already, Follow below said steps.


    1.Download ROM zip and place on Int Storage/Ext SD and check MD5
    2.Reboot to recovery and select factory reset and flash ROM zip you have copied in step 1.
    3.Let device boot,Read ROM specific instructions below.

    Some ROM specific instructions

    1. On boot, you will see a notification about don't use any app that requires root, wait till that notification to disappear. This issue explained in MustRead.txt file in download area. Also after first boot, wait for ROM Tool to open, it will provide option for some important fix.

    2. ROM doesn't have any CSC included as now csc have separate partition (ODM). ROM will not erase/flash/modify files inside odm partition it and you will have your existing CSC even after flashing a ROM

    3.Vendor partition may be included in ROM or available separately (Read changelog of version you are installing) .It is recommended to flash it specifically you are on different base.

    4.Since Pie version, OEM is pre-fixed with kernel patch and after flashing ROM, you may find OEM option in developer settings but it will be disable, it is actually because of hack/fix applied. In real case if it is disabled then you may not able to boot rom with TWRP. Simply ignore it.

    Read ChangeLog of ROM you are going to flash for any specific instructions. Link to changelog is available in next post below.

    Can I dirty flash (without factory reset) ROM? No, We don't recommend it. If you are able to handle consequences with dirty flash then proceed, but don't post bugs in forum without clean installing ROM.
    PS : Who can handle consequences of dirty flashing, they never need to ask this question in forum. ;)


    For Encryption - Read This


    Download : https://drketanrom.com/



    Instructions provided above are for latest version of ROM only, on previous versions of ROM it may or may not be same, we recommend to flash latest ROM only.

    How to report bugs/Issue?
    To report issue, you needs to provide following informations, else it will be ignored. Also if your query is already mentioned on OP/ChangeLogg post, it will be ignored.
    1.ROM build number.
    2.Dirty/Clean Install. - If you have dirty installed, Then first clean install and report if issue persists.
    3.Bug/Issue appears right after installing or later?
    4.How to reproduce error.
    5.Is there any same reports there on thread on your searching?
    6.Is there any mention about same bug on OP or changeLog post?
    7.Logs - Attach logs here/Upload to other places where it can be downloaded without registration and doesn't have ad (we recommend dropbox/Gdrive) and post link.










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    ChangeLog

    Oreo
    - O1 - 26.08.2018 - Initial release
    - O1_New - 26.08.2018 - Vendor no more flashing from Aroma. Read above Installation guide for Vendor flashing with Odin.
    - O2 - 28.08.2018
    - O3 - 09.09.2018
    - O4 - 30.09.2018
    - O5 - 12.10.2018
    - O6 - 12.10.2018
    - O7 - 11.11.2018
    - O8 - 25.11.2018

    Pie Beta
    - P01 - 05.12.2018
    - P02 - 15.12.2018
    - P03 - 30.01.2018
    - P04 - 01.01.2019

    Pie Official
    - P05 - 14.01.2019
    - P06 - 22.02.2019
    - P07 - 01.03.2019
    - P08 - 10.03.2019
    - P09 - 14.03.2019
    - P10 - 20.04.2019
    - P11 - 18.05.2019
    - P12 - 09.07.2019
    - P13 - 26.07.2019
    - P14 - 24.09.2019
    - P15 - 08.11.2019

    Android 10 (Beta)
    - Q01 - 23.11.2019
    - Q02 - 28.11.2019

    Android 10 (Stable)
    - Q03 - 05.01.2020
    - Q04 - 05.02.2020
    - Q05 - 16.05.2020

    OneUI 2.1

    - Q06 - 11.06.2020
    - Q07 - 11.07.2020
    - Q08 - 15.08.2020
    - Q09 - 16.09.2020

    OneUi 2.5

    - Q10 - 17.10.2020
    - Q11 - 14.11.2020

    - Q12 - 12.12.2020
    - Q13 - 12.01.2021
    - Q14 - 21.02.2021
    - Q15 - 03.04.2021
    - Q16 - 30.05.2021
    - Q17 - 27.07.2021


    How to report bugs/Issue?
    To report issue, you needs to provide following informations, else it will be ignored
    1.ROM build number.
    2.Dirty/Clean Install. - If you have dirty installed, Then first clean install and report if issue persists.
    3.Bug/Issue appears right after installing or later?
    4.How to reproduce error.
    5.Is there any same reports there on thread on your searching?
    6.Is there any mention about same bug on OP or changeLog post?
    7.Logs
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    Hello guys
    It's been first time I couldn't visit xda for about a week since last few years. I have planned update last week but couldn't. As we know life have some priorities, and xda is not on top so hope you can understand. Trying my best to come back but yet unable to give date. May this disappointing for some but hopefully you will try to understand.
    Thanks in advance for understanding and keeping patience.
    Again sorry for delay.
    Regards
    Dr.Ketan
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    Dear friends,
    When whole world is fighting against corona, being a doctor, my service is more important to my society and my country as doctor, till our fight end, I am taking leave from android development.
    Wishing you and all a healthy life.
    Take care,
    Regards
    Dr.Ketan.