[N960F] [Unofficial] [8.1/ASB1] AOKP ROM [22/05/2019]

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abtekk

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  • Apr 1, 2011
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    AOKP stands for Android Open Kang Project. It is a custom ROM distribution for several high-end Android devices. The name is a play on the word kang and AOSP (Android Open Source Project). The name was sort of a joke, but it just stuck, just like our infatuation with unicorns.

    We fork the source code of Android that Google puts out in the open with every major version release, and we then add the magical unicorn bytes (read: we add some of the coolest features that are both useful and make your ROM awesome).

    With AOKP, you can generally do a lot more with your device than what you could do with the original firmware that came installed on it.

    Android_Open_Kang_Project_%28AOKP%29_Logo.png

    Features
    - All AOKP regular features
    - Built on Android-8.1.0_r64 sources


    Always Have a full functional Backup. Just in case!


    Download ROM Here


    Vendor image for current build - ASB1 - Download ASB1 Vendor Here



    First time installing AOKP to your Note 9, or coming from another ROM:

    ** Make sure you're running a proper working Recovery (CWM or TWRP)
    1) Copy AOKP zip, gapps zip, & ASB1 vendor img to your device
    2) Boot into Recovery
    3) Wipe cache, system, & data (or just cache & system for a dirty flash).
    4) Flash ASB1 Vendor
    5) Flash ROM
    6) Boot up
    7) Flash Gapps
    8) Boot again.

    For root, AFTER you boot into the ROM, you can go back to recovery and install Magisk XX.x (whatever is most recent).

    Upgrading from earlier version of AOKP:
    The only difference between clean flash as above and upgrading is you just wipe system & cache, leaving data. Everything else is the same. ***Remember to always clean flash before reporting problems. Clean flashing is always the best method of ROM install.

    KNOWN ISSUES
    - Screen flicker on brightness change.
    - If after flashing, the ROM doesn't boot, flash the supplied boot.img.

    Don't expect any support if you:
    - are not running the included kernel
    - have installed any mods such as Xposed!
    - have modified system files

    Thanks to:
    - Synt4x.93
    - willhemmens
    - Google
    - LineageOS
    - SlimRoms
    - AOSPA (Paranoid Android)
    - OmniRom
    - NamelessROM


    Sources
    Device Tree


    XDA:DevDB Information
    AOKP, ROM for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

    Contributors
    abtekk
    ROM OS Version: 8.x Oreo
    ROM Kernel: Linux 4.x
    ROM Firmware Required: ASB1
    Based On: AOKP

    Version Information
    Status: Testing

    Created 2019-05-22
    Last Updated 2019-05-22​
     

    bober10113

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    Mar 12, 2017
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    Any loss of S-pen functionality/ features?
    Native call recording available?
    Battery life compared to Stock?

    Expect plenty of Mods & Tweaks:D?
    spen is basicaly a mouse pointer.
    nothing relating to csc works.
    battery, guess you'll see. shouldn't be bad since its light weight.
     

    abtekk

    Senior Member
  • Apr 1, 2011
    471
    591
    London
    Any loss of S-pen functionality/ features?
    Native call recording available?
    Battery life compared to Stock?

    Expect plenty of Mods & Tweaks:D?

    You'll have the same S-pen features as Lineage.
    I haven't checked call recording but will come back to you.
    Battery life similar to Lineage.
     

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      AOKP stands for Android Open Kang Project. It is a custom ROM distribution for several high-end Android devices. The name is a play on the word kang and AOSP (Android Open Source Project). The name was sort of a joke, but it just stuck, just like our infatuation with unicorns.

      We fork the source code of Android that Google puts out in the open with every major version release, and we then add the magical unicorn bytes (read: we add some of the coolest features that are both useful and make your ROM awesome).

      With AOKP, you can generally do a lot more with your device than what you could do with the original firmware that came installed on it.

      Android_Open_Kang_Project_%28AOKP%29_Logo.png

      Features
      - All AOKP regular features
      - Built on Android-8.1.0_r64 sources


      Always Have a full functional Backup. Just in case!


      Download ROM Here


      Vendor image for current build - ASB1 - Download ASB1 Vendor Here



      First time installing AOKP to your Note 9, or coming from another ROM:

      ** Make sure you're running a proper working Recovery (CWM or TWRP)
      1) Copy AOKP zip, gapps zip, & ASB1 vendor img to your device
      2) Boot into Recovery
      3) Wipe cache, system, & data (or just cache & system for a dirty flash).
      4) Flash ASB1 Vendor
      5) Flash ROM
      6) Boot up
      7) Flash Gapps
      8) Boot again.

      For root, AFTER you boot into the ROM, you can go back to recovery and install Magisk XX.x (whatever is most recent).

      Upgrading from earlier version of AOKP:
      The only difference between clean flash as above and upgrading is you just wipe system & cache, leaving data. Everything else is the same. ***Remember to always clean flash before reporting problems. Clean flashing is always the best method of ROM install.

      KNOWN ISSUES
      - Screen flicker on brightness change.
      - If after flashing, the ROM doesn't boot, flash the supplied boot.img.

      Don't expect any support if you:
      - are not running the included kernel
      - have installed any mods such as Xposed!
      - have modified system files

      Thanks to:
      - Synt4x.93
      - willhemmens
      - Google
      - LineageOS
      - SlimRoms
      - AOSPA (Paranoid Android)
      - OmniRom
      - NamelessROM


      Sources
      Device Tree


      XDA:DevDB Information
      AOKP, ROM for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

      Contributors
      abtekk
      ROM OS Version: 8.x Oreo
      ROM Kernel: Linux 4.x
      ROM Firmware Required: ASB1
      Based On: AOKP

      Version Information
      Status: Testing

      Created 2019-05-22
      Last Updated 2019-05-22​
      1
      Is this based on stock ROM?
      What are the main features of this ROM?

      No, this is built from source. Check their Website
      1
      Which partition do we flash the boot.img to? (if necessary)
      boot






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