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Simon1511

Recognized Developer
crDroid 7.x for the Galaxy A5/A7 2017


LineageOS, an open-source Android distribution, is available for several devices,
with more being continuously added thanks to the biggest, yet ever growing, Android open-source community.

crDroid uses LineageOS as base. We try to keep in sync with LineageOS source while also adding lots of customizations for you to choose from.


9610671


Code:
Your warranty is now void.

Im not responsible for any damage that may happen to your device but I will be here to help.


All the ROMs source code is available in the LineageOS Github repo and crDroid Github repo.​

Working
  • Everything that is not listed under Bugs


Bugs
  • None Im aware of


Supported variants
All variants of Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017). Dual SIM is also supported.


How to install
  • Make sure you have Oreo bootloader and modem before installing this ROM.
  • Make sure you are using the latest official TWRP/SHRP/Orangefox version.
  • Download the ROMs zip.
  • Optionally download Gapps and Magisk
  • In recovery, wipe system, data and cache.
  • Flash the ROM.
  • Optionally, flash Gapps and Magisk right after.
  • Reboot.

Downloads
A5: Download
A7: Download

OpenGapps: Download (Choose ARM64 and 11.0)

Last official 6.x builds:
A5: Sourceforge
A7: Sourceforge

Old unofficial 6.x builds:
A5: Androidfilehost
A7: Androidfilehost

Credits
  • @Option58 for the work on the Lineage sources for our device
  • Me for spending my time on this
  • LineageOS Team
  • crDroid Team
  • Everyone else I missed

Source Code: https://github.com/crdroidandroid/android_kernel_samsung_universal7880

ROM OS Version: Android 11
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.x
ROM Firmware Required: Latest bootloader and modem are recommended
Based On: crDroid/LineageOS

Version Information
Status:
Stable
 
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Simon1511

Recognized Developer
Unofficial changelogs

09 August 2020
*August security patch (crDroid 6.9)
*Latest LineageOS and crDroid sources
*Updated RIl to fix signal strength
*Fixed echo and in-call volume changing
*GPS from A720S
*Sensors from A720F
*DRM + Widevine L1 from A720S
*Added FlipFlap
*SELinux enforcing
*Fingerprint from A720S

25 July 2020
*Latest LineageOS and crDroid sources
*Reverted some changes from the 18/07/2020 build which introduced random reboots and partially broken GPS
*Decreased microphone volume - credits to Option58

18 July 2020
*Latest LineageOS and crDroid sources (v6.8 with July security patch)
*Fixed no sound during phone calls when switching between earpiece and speaker
*Fixed WiFi hotspot which I accidentally broke in a previous build
*Added androidfilehost as download mirror

29 June 2020
*Latest LineageOS and crDroid sources (v6.7 with June security patch)
*Slightly improved no sound during phone calls (NOT 100% fixed)
*Switched kernel back to Permissive to come around possible issues
*Fixed no system sounds
*Fixed GPS (Please note that GPS only works with GAPPS installed!)
*SIM not recognized bug (should) be fixed
*Other minor improvements

08 May 2020
* Latest LineageOS and crDroid sources
* Selinux Enforcing
* Slight performance improvements (you probably wont notice)
* Fixed bluetooth audio
* Slight audio improvements
* Support for installing on Korean variants of A5 and A7

23 March 2020
* Latest LineageOS and crDroid sources
* March security patch
* Moved new builds to Google Drive
* Updated RIL to latest AOSP
* Switched to camera2 instead of snap and fixed video recording in camera2
* Forced HAL1 camera for some apps (snapchat, instagram, whatsapp)
* Switched to HIDL power HAL
* Added custom OTA-updates (That DOES NOT make it official!) You will see new updates under Settings->crDroid Settings->About crDroid->Updates
* Changed "reboot to bootloader" to "reboot to download" in advanced restart menu
* Fingerprint updates for better stability
* Adressed some AVC denials (still Permissive)
* Updated audio hal to 5.0 and changed some values in audio policy (needs testing, please report back!)

22 February 2020
* Initial release
 
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acadiantoast

Senior Member
Dec 8, 2014
63
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I flashed magisk after first boot and it didn't agree well with the ROM and kept shutting down phone. I installed on Canadian variant a520w8. Any ideas?
 

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    crDroid 7.x for the Galaxy A5/A7 2017


    LineageOS, an open-source Android distribution, is available for several devices,
    with more being continuously added thanks to the biggest, yet ever growing, Android open-source community.

    crDroid uses LineageOS as base. We try to keep in sync with LineageOS source while also adding lots of customizations for you to choose from.


    9610671


    Code:
    Your warranty is now void.
    
    Im not responsible for any damage that may happen to your device but I will be here to help.


    All the ROMs source code is available in the LineageOS Github repo and crDroid Github repo.​

    Working
    • Everything that is not listed under Bugs


    Bugs
    • None Im aware of


    Supported variants
    All variants of Galaxy A5 (2017) and Galaxy A7 (2017). Dual SIM is also supported.


    How to install
    • Make sure you have Oreo bootloader and modem before installing this ROM.
    • Make sure you are using the latest official TWRP/SHRP/Orangefox version.
    • Download the ROMs zip.
    • Optionally download Gapps and Magisk
    • In recovery, wipe system, data and cache.
    • Flash the ROM.
    • Optionally, flash Gapps and Magisk right after.
    • Reboot.

    Downloads
    A5: Download
    A7: Download

    OpenGapps: Download (Choose ARM64 and 11.0)

    Last official 6.x builds:
    A5: Sourceforge
    A7: Sourceforge

    Old unofficial 6.x builds:
    A5: Androidfilehost
    A7: Androidfilehost

    Credits
    • @Option58 for the work on the Lineage sources for our device
    • Me for spending my time on this
    • LineageOS Team
    • crDroid Team
    • Everyone else I missed

    Source Code: https://github.com/crdroidandroid/android_kernel_samsung_universal7880

    ROM OS Version: Android 11
    ROM Kernel: Linux 3.x
    ROM Firmware Required: Latest bootloader and modem are recommended
    Based On: crDroid/LineageOS

    Version Information
    Status:
    Stable
    13
    Unofficial changelogs

    09 August 2020
    *August security patch (crDroid 6.9)
    *Latest LineageOS and crDroid sources
    *Updated RIl to fix signal strength
    *Fixed echo and in-call volume changing
    *GPS from A720S
    *Sensors from A720F
    *DRM + Widevine L1 from A720S
    *Added FlipFlap
    *SELinux enforcing
    *Fingerprint from A720S

    25 July 2020
    *Latest LineageOS and crDroid sources
    *Reverted some changes from the 18/07/2020 build which introduced random reboots and partially broken GPS
    *Decreased microphone volume - credits to Option58

    18 July 2020
    *Latest LineageOS and crDroid sources (v6.8 with July security patch)
    *Fixed no sound during phone calls when switching between earpiece and speaker
    *Fixed WiFi hotspot which I accidentally broke in a previous build
    *Added androidfilehost as download mirror

    29 June 2020
    *Latest LineageOS and crDroid sources (v6.7 with June security patch)
    *Slightly improved no sound during phone calls (NOT 100% fixed)
    *Switched kernel back to Permissive to come around possible issues
    *Fixed no system sounds
    *Fixed GPS (Please note that GPS only works with GAPPS installed!)
    *SIM not recognized bug (should) be fixed
    *Other minor improvements

    08 May 2020
    * Latest LineageOS and crDroid sources
    * Selinux Enforcing
    * Slight performance improvements (you probably wont notice)
    * Fixed bluetooth audio
    * Slight audio improvements
    * Support for installing on Korean variants of A5 and A7

    23 March 2020
    * Latest LineageOS and crDroid sources
    * March security patch
    * Moved new builds to Google Drive
    * Updated RIL to latest AOSP
    * Switched to camera2 instead of snap and fixed video recording in camera2
    * Forced HAL1 camera for some apps (snapchat, instagram, whatsapp)
    * Switched to HIDL power HAL
    * Added custom OTA-updates (That DOES NOT make it official!) You will see new updates under Settings->crDroid Settings->About crDroid->Updates
    * Changed "reboot to bootloader" to "reboot to download" in advanced restart menu
    * Fingerprint updates for better stability
    * Adressed some AVC denials (still Permissive)
    * Updated audio hal to 5.0 and changed some values in audio policy (needs testing, please report back!)

    22 February 2020
    * Initial release
    8
    Update 09/08/2020



    Changelog: Second Post


    Please note that the changelog in this build equals the one from the LineageOS Beta3.0a build, so all changes here have been done by @Option58.





    Downloads


    A5: Google Drive | Androidfilehost


    A7: Google Drive | Androidfilehost
    7
    Update 18/07/2020


    Downloads
    For those who update from an older build: Make sure to wipe /system before installation to prevent possible issues.

    A5: Google Drive | Androidfilehost

    A7: Google Drive | Androidfilehost


    Please also consider looking at the changelog here and the updated buglist in the first post.


    For those of you who use the ProjectRise kernel: Please note that the "official" version from the thread wont work correctly on this build of crDroid.
    For those who still want to use the kernel, download the right version from one of the links below. Only use this version on the latest crDroid build.


    A5: Androidfilehost


    A7: Androidfilehost