LineageOS 19.1 (Android 12L) [Signature Spoofing][OTA updates] for S7 Exynos

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AzadiP

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Maybe a clean install will fix it. I have had it multiple times stuff just didn't work until I did a clean install.

Also keep in mind Ivan still has a day job besides this. he still does this in his free time. so if he doesn't respond he is probably busy working.
thanks for your answer
fixed this
 
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AzadiP

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Fix bluetooth

1-install root explore and grant root accept
2-download Bluetooth file (click to bluetooth)
3-extract bluetoot.zip
4-open root explore copy bluetooth folder In the storage to efs folder
5-reboot and enjoy
edited link😉
 
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nutzfreelance

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magisk and Zygisk

Zygisk cannot activate on some old Samsung devices with old kernel (3.19-)​

For some old Samsung devices, there's a kernel restriction that whenever exec an ELF from /proc, the process can no longer call some systemcalls. For kernel 3.19+, the workaround is fexecve, but it does not exist for the old kernel. Users with those devices should use a custom kernel bypassing such a restriction or a newer version.

are you planning to update the kernel any time soon?
or know of a custom kernel for this rom?
 

Ivan_Meler

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New build is up with few new changes
- Added QR code reader quick settings toggle
- Improved device performance and stability
- Added Custom low power mode power profile for cpu
- Improved A-GNSS (A-GPS) Lock speed
- Exposed device hw revision to settings
- Improved fast/slow charger detection
- Synced with LineageOS source

As always big thanks to everyone who supported this project so far as their donations help cover the build server cost and get me coffee which keeps me up while working on this project.

Expect builds with even more improvements in near future as im testing some exciting changes right now.

Enjoy new build and stay safe
 

nutzfreelance

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Take magisk 24.1 and all is well. Why break your fingers on the kernel when there is a working solution?
i am on magisk 24.3 there is no working solution except a upgraded kernel.
it is a kernel issue and will never be addressed by the magisk team.
(they have labeled it as "wontfix" https://github.com/topjohnwu/Magisk/issues/5395 as its a mostly samsung old kernel issue)

if you never plan to fix it with a newer kernel then zygisk will never work.
amd magisk has stated that zygisk is the future of magisk

that is the developers choice. if you don't care thats your prerogative
 
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Architect_Kev

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Hi!
This ROM is not your choice if you wish quality voice as stock firmware has.

No solution and no chance to fix it as who claims of bad voice are small part of all S7 users.
The most say that have no such problem. To be honest I don't believe them, as hardware part is the same.

Sad but true (
The problem with voice call quality only happened after the January build since before that there were no issues. I kinda hope someone still has a December build laying around so i can take a look at what changed between those 2 build and maybe revert the change.

It's sad the audio quality is such ****e since the ROM itself is fantastic
 

bixaon

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The problem with voice call quality only happened after the January build since before that there were no issues. I kinda hope someone still has a December build laying around so i can take a look at what changed between those 2 build and maybe revert the change.

It's sad the audio quality is such ****e since the ROM itself is fantastic
Here was asked for such unaffected build already, but without answer, unfortunately.

I suppose only @Ivan_Meler has whole history of builds.

@Ivan_Meler , could you share this magic build without audio issue?

All new additions and changes are must have but only one this fix is worth more than all of them for some of us.
 

tureture

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I've been enjoying using this since March, but not too long ago I noticed that new updates were released, so I naturally tried updating. After trying a dirty flash and realizing that it does not work, I've came here to ask, what is the best way to update without losing any data? Thank you for your great work :)
(Edit: I've got the March 10th, 2022 build)
 

Ivan_Meler

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The problem with voice call quality only happened after the January build since before that there were no issues. I kinda hope someone still has a December build laying around so i can take a look at what changed between those 2 build and maybe revert the change.

It's sad the audio quality is such ****e since the ROM itself is fantastic
there were no changes to audio in january build tho, except for moving audio lib to vendor folder which changes nothing at all, so if you feel like complaining go fix it yourself and make sure it keeps working on all revisions of s7 samsung made
 

chomsky55

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Samsung Galaxy S7
OnePlus 5T
I've been enjoying using this since March, but not too long ago I noticed that new updates were released, so I naturally tried updating. After trying a dirty flash and realizing that it does not work, I've came here to ask, what is the best way to update without losing any data? Thank you for your great work :)
(Edit: I've got the March 10th, 2022 build)
I always sideload the update, didn't fail once.
 

aki42

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I always sideload the update, didn't fail once.
Is there any advantage - concerning the update (new build of identical version) or upgrade (e. g. Lineageos 18 -> 19) process itself on the phone - of sideloading a new build via adb instead of using TWRP to flash the zip file(s)?
I am thinking about switching from 18.1 to 19.1 and wonder if sideloading might circumvent problems coming with the TRWP way, since most guides mention sideloading instead of flashing in TWRP …
 

hmendes3

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Here was asked for such unaffected build already, but without answer, unfortunately.

I suppose only @Ivan_Meler has whole history of builds.

@Ivan_Meler , could you share this magic build without audio issue?

All new additions and changes are must have but only one this fix is worth more than all of them for some of us.
I can confirm that one of the January builds was OK regarding voice calls quality.
 

pawpawel

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there were no changes to audio in january build tho, except for moving audio lib to vendor folder which changes nothing at all, so if you feel like complaining go fix it yourself and make sure it keeps working on all revisions of s7 samsung made
please give me the name of this file and if you remember where the configuration file is located, because I was looking for but I did not find it, I did 3 minutes to the village, best regards
 
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    And here we go as prommised, new build with improved in call audio quality and June security update
    - Merged June 2022. security update
    - Merged June 2022. pixel feature drop (SQ3A.220605.009.A1)
    - Improved in-call audio quality drastically
    - Addressed few more selinux denials
    - Improved general stability and performance
    - Cleaned up source
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    Once again huge thanks to everyone who supported this project, helped cover the build server cost and got me a coffee, this project wouldnt be possible without support of the comunity and s7 wouldnt still be running latest OS with latest security updates over 6 years after launch

    18.1 and 17.1 builds will be out over the coming days
    Enjoy new build and stay safe
    19
    New update will fix in call audio quality
    there was a weird bug in audio hal that was causing it.

    Big thanks to @Bujiraso for playing with props and audio configs which at the end lead me to finding bug in audio hal.

    Now im only waiting for google to push June security update source so I can start compiling builds and release them
    15
    New builds are up here and via ota
    - Fixed issues with keystore present in a lot of bank/secure apps like binance
    - Fixed issue where setupwizard would crash when adding fingerprint due to bug in keystore
    - Cleaned up patches required for build and removed unneeded ones
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    This was one of hardest things to track down and it prevented some security related apps from working, big thanks to everyone who supported this project and got me coffee (This took over a month on and off time to debug and figure out, one of weirdest error caused by googles keystore changes in android 12) and thanks to those who helped cover the build server cost

    Enjoy new build and stay safe
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    Yes, I read the post, but I don't see you saying how to root...
    Just download magisk and flash it in recovery i didnt post guide because eevryone should know how to do that i guess, if not i dont see how one would even end up with a custom rom
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    I was able to do it friend, I think the problem is that it has to be the latest version of TRWP and the latest version of magisk, otherwise it won't work, anyway thanks for the help! 🙏
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    LineageOS 19.1 for herolte

    Code:
    /*
    * 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.
    */

    Working:
    - Wifi
    - Sound
    - mali drivers
    - USB tethering
    - HW Backed video Playback
    - Ril (Mobile data,calls, sms and stuff)
    - Sensors
    - Buttons
    - Bluetooth
    - Wifi HotSpot
    - MTP
    - 2D and 3D gpu acceleration
    - HW encoding/decoding
    - HWcomposer (HWC)
    - Charging with device powered off
    - Stuff I didn't test yet
    - Camera
    - GPS
    - Fingerprint Sensor
    - Mobicore
    - SW codecs

    Not Working
    -


    Keep in mind that some LineageOS features have not been completed yet this is not a device bug and please do not report those
    in this rom thread, 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



    Install gapps right after installing the rom itself don't try to boot to system before that if you want to use gapps (Or wipe data before installing them)

    Make sure gapps you decide to use support android 12L/12.1/Are targetting api level 32
    Also make sure you are using latest official TWRP before installing rom older versions do not have proper android 12 support

    If you want to use Magisk use latest Magisk Beta (25.0) or Magisk 24.1, there is bug in 24.3 that was fixed after its release that prevents zygisk from working on some devices with 3.18 kernel

    Downloads:
    Google Drive
    Mega.nz
    GitHub Releases
    MD5: 91b6a3fbc9717b46e9a2bce054af10b6


    if you want to support the project feel free to buy me some coffee paypal.me/ivanmeler

    BTC: bc1qqan6m5tn284g38tu52nalc9x5z4all8z5geq6y
    ETH(erc20): 0xB737100035a989fA9EaD13B81af2a32EFe6E1C0f
    Donations help cover the build server cost and since I do this in my free time, and also cover the coffee for time spent debugging stuff



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

    Based On Android 12L/S
    Changelog

    24.06.2022.
    - Fixed issues with keystore present in a lot of bank/secure apps like binance
    - Fixed issue where setupwizard would crash when adding fingerprint due to bug in keystore
    - Cleaned up patches required for build and removed unneeded ones
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    07.06.2022.
    - Merged June 2022. security update
    - Merged June 2022. pixel feature drop (SQ3A.220605.009.A1)
    - Improved in-call audio quality drastically
    - Addressed few more selinux denials
    - Improved general stability and performance
    - Cleaned up source
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    26.05.2022.
    - Updated libexynosdisplay from BSP to comply with some android 12 changes
    - Removed unused build.prop entries
    - Fixed few selinux denials related to hwc props
    - Improved UI performance and stability
    - Cleaned up source
    - Removed more unneeded patches for device support
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    18.05.2022.
    - Added QR code reader quick settings toggle
    - Improved device performance and stability
    - Added Custom low power mode power profile for cpu
    - Improved A-GNSS (A-GPS) Lock speed
    - Exposed device hw revision to settings
    - Improved fast/slow charger detection
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    10.05.2022.
    - Switched to new libperfmgr power hal which can be configured from /system/vendor/etc/powerhints.json
    - Adapted DT2W to new power hal
    - Muted phone services gps notif (Thanks google really appreciate you breaking random things for everyone)
    - Improved battery life and performance
    - Cleaned up all of leftover patches that were used by legacy power hal
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    07.05.2022.
    - Improved battery usage logging for display
    - Added QR code reader to camera app (Long hold icon and launch it from context menu)
    - Misc performance and stability improvements
    - Merged May 2022. security update
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    27.04.2022.
    - Removed libbfqio dependency from hwc since it was dropped from lineageos 19.1
    - Misc performance and stability improvements
    - Synced with LineageOS source (same base as official builds + some extras)

    18.04.2022.
    - Fixed bug wehre vibrations were too low on some devices due to inintensity being set to 0
    - Fixed bug where apps would show square popup "animation" when launching from icon instead of roudned one
    - Cleaned up build patches
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    15.04.2022.
    - Updated sepolicy and merged updated common samsung_slsi sepolicy
    - Increased microphone gain while recording media (Camcorder, voice recording etc.)
    - Added option to disable vibration feedback on fingerprint auth
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    08.04.2022.
    - Fixed extended volume panel
    - Updated icons for few more stock apps
    - Cleaned up patches further
    - Misc peroformance improvements
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    06.04.2022.
    - Merged April 2022. Security update
    - Enabled new LineageOS icons (you might have to clear launcher cache for them to show up)
    - Fixed issue where galery app would show black text on black background
    - Fixed issue where unlock sound would sometimes play twice
    - Misc performance and stability improvements
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    29.03.2022.
    - Drastically speed up app launch time (more info about that here)
    - Imrpoved performance and battery life by disabling some unnecessary logging
    - Switched to source built camera provider and removed samsung proprietary one
    - Upreved camera provider to 2.5
    - Fixed few selinux denials related to NFC trying to raad debug props
    - Removed floating_feature.xml which is unused on aosp
    - Disabled livedisplay by default
    - Cleaned up extra dependencies used for compiling
    - Synced with LOS source

    22.03.2022.
    - Added back configurable audio volume panel location
    - Speed up unlock with fingerprint
    - Updated a lot of apps to MaterialYou design language
    - Fixed issue where touch screen area bellow home button would act as a gesture area even while gestures are disabled
    - Improved stability of ADB connection
    - Implemented new LineageOS setupwizard
    - Cleaned up device tree and list of required patches
    - Stability and performance improvements
    - Pointed Changelog url in updater app to new page
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    14.03.2022.
    - Fixed issue with keystore where apps would crash when invoking it (Security related apps mostly like signal and a lot of work apps)
    - Officially rebranded as 19.1
    - Updated changelog URL in updater app to point to a valid changelog
    - Fixed battery icon styles (Again..)
    - Removed invalid zram config.
    - Cleaned up source
    - Performance and stability improvements
    - Updated some stock apps to math with new design
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    10.03.2022.
    - Merged March 2022. security and feature updates (Android 12L)
    - Fixed status bar network trafic monitor
    - Improved zram performance and enabled zram writeback
    - Cleaned up patches needed for build
    - Fixed network usage monitoring
    - Fixed per app network restrictions
    - Removed AudioFX which was causing issues
    - Decreased microphone and earpiece gain a bit to mitigate in-call issues
    - Updated some device control apps like advanced display settings
    - Improved vibrator intensity in new hal
    - Imrpoved fp sensor response time
    - A lot of 'under the hood' changes
    - Performance improvements
    - Merged more previously missing los features
    - Implemented OTA updates

    10.02.2022.
    - Merged February 2022. security update
    - Removed broken volume button location toggle
    - Synced with LOS source

    09.02.2022.
    - Fixed issue where camera would stop working after prolonged use
    - Misc performance and stability improvements
    - Merged some more lineageos features that have been posted to gerrit
    - Synced with LOS source

    28.01.2022.
    - Fixed developer options crashing on launch
    - Added Bluetooth SBC Dual Channel HD audio mode
    - Synced with LOS source

    27.01.2022.
    - Added back lineageos setup wizard present on clean installs
    - Merged some of previously missing features that have been ported over to LineageOS 19
    - Performance and stability improvements
    - Synced with LOS source

    18.01.2022.
    - Enabled selinux (Its enforcing now)
    - Moved audio hal to vendor
    - Fixed confirmation dialog box for button backlight
    - Fixed ok button which would go missing for button backlight
    - Switched to source built secril_config_svc (used for ds detection)
    - Removed obsolete debug.sf.disable_backpressure prop
    - Merged latest security updates to kernel from aosp kernel/common
    - Cleaned up source
    - Cleaned up unused props
    - Removed unused custom ld.config.txt that was overriding main one
    - Misc performance and stability improvements
    - Synced with LOS source

    06.01.2022.
    - Removed duplicate props in vendor and system
    - Cleaned up device tree code
    - Switched to source built camera provider lib
    - Switched to few source built ril related libs
    - Addressed more selinux denials
    - Fixed volume panel location settings
    - Added button backlight
    - Added Advanced Reboot
    - Added LiveDisplay entry into settings
    - Added system side toggle for navigation bar
    - Merged January 2022 Security Update
    - Merged most of previously missing LineageOS features
    - Misc performance and stability improvements
    - Synced with LOS source


    20.12.2021.
    - Fixed wireless display
    - Reduced logspam which should imrpove performance a bit
    - Misc performance and stability improvements
    - Synced with LOS source

    16.12.2021.
    - Merged r18 tag of Android 12 (SQ1D.211205.016.A1)
    - Removed liboemcrypto which was preventing drm playback in some apps
    - Synced with LOS source

    13.12.2021.
    - Updated Clearkey to 1.4
    - Addressed most of selinux denials
    - Switched to new AIDL Lights hal
    - Upreved audio hal to 7.0
    - Switched to new AIDL Vibrator hal
    - Disabled configstore which got replaced with props
    - Upreved fingerprint hal/service to 1.3
    - Removed unused kernel defconfig flag
    - Synced with LOS source

    09.12.2021.
    - Merged December 2021. Security update
    - Merged December 2021 pixel feature drop
    - Added signature spoofing support which can be used to add microg instead of gapps
    - Merged a lot of lineageos features that have been implemented
    - Fixed bluetooth sample rate while in call
    - Moved device specific ueventd rules to /system/vendor/etc
    - Freed up some ram
    - performance and stability improvements

    30.11.2021.
    - Initial release



    XDA:DevDB Information
    LineageOS 19.0 for S7, ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S7

    Contributors
    Ivan_Meler
    Source Code: https://github.com/8890q/android_kernel_samsung_universal8890/tree/lineage-19.0

    ROM OS Version: Android 12L
    ROM Kernel: Linux 3.18.x

    Version Information
    Status:
    Stable
    23
    Since my birthday is tomorrow I decided to release a little surprise build. Here is a brief changelog:
    - Updated libexynosdisplay from BSP to comply with some android 12 changes
    - Removed unused build.prop entries
    - Fixed few selinux denials related to hwc props
    - Improved UI performance and stability
    - Cleaned up source
    - Removed more unneeded patches for device support
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    Im aware of Seedvault issue curently present and im working on a fix for it.
    I wanted to release something as a gift from me to everyone using this rom and supporting this project throughout the years. Keeping older phones alive and up to date is really fun hobby and I don't think I would've kept doing it if it wasnt for all of the support from the comunity.

    Once again big thanks to everyone who helped cover the build serve cost and coffee.

    Enjoy new build and stay safe
    21
    And here we go as prommised, new build with improved in call audio quality and June security update
    - Merged June 2022. security update
    - Merged June 2022. pixel feature drop (SQ3A.220605.009.A1)
    - Improved in-call audio quality drastically
    - Addressed few more selinux denials
    - Improved general stability and performance
    - Cleaned up source
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    Once again huge thanks to everyone who supported this project, helped cover the build server cost and got me a coffee, this project wouldnt be possible without support of the comunity and s7 wouldnt still be running latest OS with latest security updates over 6 years after launch

    18.1 and 17.1 builds will be out over the coming days
    Enjoy new build and stay safe
    20
    New builds are up mainly to bring them inline with official lineageos 19.1 builds when it comes to features, here is a brief changelog
    - Removed libbfqio dependency from hwc since it was dropped from lineageos 19.1
    - Misc performance and stability improvements
    - Synced with LineageOS source (same base as official builds + some extras)

    Big thanks to everyone who supported this project so far and helped me cover the build server cost with donations and also got me coffee
    Enjoy new builds and stay safe
    19
    Well here we go first build of the year, andquite a big one while at it
    Here is a brief changelogbut there are a lot more changes you will discover in this build
    - Removed duplicate props in vendor and system
    - Cleaned up device tree code
    - Switched to source built camera provider lib
    - Switched to few source built ril related libs
    - Addressed more selinux denials
    - Fixed volume panel location settings
    - Added button backlight
    - Added Advanced Reboot
    - Added LiveDisplay entry into settings
    - Added system side toggle for navigation bar
    - Merged January 2022 Security Update
    - Merged most of previously missing LineageOS features
    - Misc performance and stability improvements
    - Synced with LOS source

    Updates for Android 11 and 10 should be out next week

    About camera, As some of you might be aware camera tends to crash afterprolongued use, Im investigatinga fix for it but due to nature of issue itself it might take time
    to figure this out completely and what the best way to deal with it is.

    Andfinally huge thanks toeveryonewho supported this and other projects of mine so far as they help me cover the build server cost and get me a coffee with their donations, 2022 marks 5 years since release of s7 and im glad i can help in keeping them alive on latest android version with latest security updates
    Hope you all had great holidays, Enjoy new build and stay safe in 2022