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[ROM][11.0][Signature Spoofing/MicroG][UNOFFICIAL]LineageOS 18.1 [SERRANOVELTE GT-I9195I]

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mernurisha

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Oct 6, 2018
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THX for your hard work! Could you pls renew the download link? Because it says the link doesn't work anymore.(404 not found)
Once again thank you @mernurisha. Nice weekend for all of you.
Hi JFK1975,
I have deleted the download link because there was an issue (sms) with the last build.
The new fixed build will be ready for download again in about an hour.

Nice weekend
 

rom4nb

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Sep 24, 2020
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Thanks mernurisha for your work. I am downloading and plan to upgrade from the July build to the current september build.

GPS worked for me but I also noticed that the first localization takes long time.

There is a bug that I noticed, that is maybe connected to this issue from @msbln . The camera seems to lose the connection from time to time. When the camera connection is lost (in random manner?), in Singal, only a black image is shown, my campera app (OpenCamera) will show an message "camera cannot be connected". etc. The only solution to resolve the issue of not-connected camera is a reboot of the entire system.

Another problem is about the camera in the Telegram app. "In app preview of the picture" in Telegram, the camera shows a green edge and blurry lines, however after taking the photo, it is just fine. See the attached images (first the preview in the app and then the photo that is actually taken).

So I suppose there is a driver problem with the camera somehow?

image1.pngimage2.jpeg
 

mernurisha

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Oct 6, 2018
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Thanks mernurisha for your work. I am downloading and plan to upgrade from the July build to the current september build.

GPS worked for me but I also noticed that the first localization takes long time.

There is a bug that I noticed, that is maybe connected to this issue from @msbln . The camera seems to lose the connection from time to time. When the camera connection is lost (in random manner?), in Singal, only a black image is shown, my campera app (OpenCamera) will show an message "camera cannot be connected". etc. The only solution to resolve the issue of not-connected camera is a reboot of the entire system.

Another problem is about the camera in the Telegram app. "In app preview of the picture" in Telegram, the camera shows a green edge and blurry lines, however after taking the photo, it is just fine. See the attached images (first the preview in the app and then the photo that is actually taken).

So I suppose there is a driver problem with the camera somehow?

View attachment 5414415View attachment 5414417

You don't have to reboot the system when camera hangs.
Simply go into the Settings-app info-camera or opencamera and clear storage/cache.
You can also catch a log and post it here (i have had no problems with the camera).
I can't say anything about the camera in telegram, I don't use it myself.
Maybe try with other preview resolutions.
 

TartempionVD

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Oct 12, 2020
8
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Hello,
Despite a clean installation, GPS does not work. Do you have an idea?
Thank you for your help and the work you do. It's really super!
 
Hello there!
I have a few small issues with this ROM.
First, if I launch the camera from the lockscreen with the shortcut (double tap the on/off-button) the camera can't connect. I don't know whether this is known or can be fixed, but it'd be nice if you could look at it.
Second, the mobile network menu is kinda unreliable and freezes often. I'm from Germany, my internet provider is Telekom.
I don't want to sound demanding, this is mostly for documentation.
Thanks for all the effort with this ROM!
 
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ugynok

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Second, the mobile network menu is kinda unreliable and freezes often. I'm from Germany, my internet provider is Telekom.
Did your previous build work well on Telekom "mobile network menu" ? I provided an issue previously about telekom: https://gitlab.com/LineageOS/issues/android/-/issues/2206

Update: Tried the newest version (lineage-18.1-20210918-UNOFFICIAL-serranovelte.zip, dirty flashed it) and GPS isn't working! :(
I got multiple satellites in view, but 0 in use! :( There are no SNR.
The previous build was better (lineage-18.1-20210913-UNOFFICIAL-serranovelte.zip), I got many "in use", and had SNR.
For sure: Cleared the AGPS data, with https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.chartcross.gpstest
@mernurisha: Please fix that GPS issue! Thanks for your work.
 
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fassal

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Dec 1, 2017
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GPS is working for me. However, I can't turn on the flashlight. It says "camera in use", which is not true. The camera itself works fine. Anyone else with that issue?
 

fassal

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Dec 1, 2017
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GPS is working for me. However, I can't turn on the flashlight. It says "camera in use", which is not true. The camera itself works fine. Anyone else with that issue?
I did some test and it turns out in both LOS18 and 17 the flashlight stops working only after encryption. Any ideas?
 

msbln

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Feb 22, 2018
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Hello there!
I have a few small issues with this ROM.
First, if I launch the camera from the lockscreen with the shortcut (double tap the on/off-button) the camera can't connect. I don't know whether this is known or can be fixed, but it'd be nice if you could look at it.
Second, the mobile network menu is kinda unreliable and freezes often. I'm from Germany, my internet provider is Telekom.
I don't want to sound demanding, this is mostly for documentation.
Thanks for all the effort with this ROM!
Yeah, same here:
Cannot connect to camera issue (from screenlock on double press on power button)
 

msbln

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Feb 22, 2018
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Opening camera by double pressing the power button works.
Sorry, I was unprecise. Does double pressing the power button to launch camera work with screenlock active ? Not life essential, but would be great to quickly shoot a pic without unlocking the screenlock. My gut feeling is that the camera becomes ready just a few millisecs later than internally expected. Because it is active behind the error message "cannot connect to camera".
 

mernurisha

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Oct 6, 2018
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Sorry, I was unprecise. Does double pressing the power button to launch camera work with screenlock active ? Not life essential, but would be great to quickly shoot a pic without unlocking the screenlock. My gut feeling is that the camera becomes ready just a few millisecs later than internally expected. Because it is active behind the error message "cannot connect to camera".
Did your previous build work well on Telekom "mobile network menu" ? I provided an issue previously about telekom: https://gitlab.com/LineageOS/issues/android/-/issues/2206

Update: Tried the newest version (lineage-18.1-20210918-UNOFFICIAL-serranovelte.zip, dirty flashed it) and GPS isn't working! :(
I got multiple satellites in view, but 0 in use! :( There are no SNR.
The previous build was better (lineage-18.1-20210913-UNOFFICIAL-serranovelte.zip), I got many "in use", and had SNR.
For sure: Cleared the AGPS data, with https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.chartcross.gpstest
@mernurisha: Please fix that GPS issue! Thanks for your work.
I will check this.
 

TartempionVD

Member
Oct 12, 2020
8
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This is not because of the ROM, I would say. GPS works fine and fast for me.
Hello,
I found the previous version (lineage-18.1-20210822-UNOFFICIAL-serranovelte) and the GPS works. I then updated to the current version (lineage-18.1-20210918-UNOFFICIAL-serranovelte) and the GPS works too! I now have battery drain problems that I cannot explain to myself. Fully charged in the evening, it only has 40% in the morning. I need to investigate. At this time I will not be installing this version on my second i9195i until I get better performance and reliability.
Thank you again for your help
 

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    New build is available. Download link on the first page.

    - November 2021 security update
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    It says I have a GT-I9515I on the back of the device. (Engraved behind the back covering)
    However, when I use
    TWRP-3.4.0-0-serranovelte or
    TWRP-3.5.2_9 (as linked above)

    The device stays offline in adb (Linux XUbuntu 21.10, latest platform-tools), no matter how often I restart the device and/or the adb server, or which USB Port / cable I use. Using a TWRP for serranoveltexx (https://dl.twrp.me/serranoveltexx/) shows the device in recovery mode in adb when booting in TWRP, but I couldn't sideload any serranovelte images.

    It says something like:
    Couldn't sideload. This image is for serranovelte, serranoveltexx. This device is .

    Any hints, like
    - how can I find out which device I truly have?
    - are there any other versions of TWRP i could try?
    - are there any other ROMs known to work?
    GT-I9515I or GT-I9195I ?!
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    Thanks @mernurisha for your work! With the newest (and previous) rom, there is some GPS bug. In 17.1: perfect. I got 0 usable sat in 18.1 :( Any idea?! I dirty upgraded from 17.1, but a clean 18.1 is the same as this:

    6R787300Ctzi2mEFkF97AdEhNcCOqMsVVZnK6jq1_ahIksmq4BTloOBoG1ot5Ibgdcqt4SGwJNLLr3084U7c-7SzP_yEDoBAIFrMMNPrFXp-WeXOVenfHjBJ2KFSxiraYYXdAPjmAmPYnmajmVQXnw0-JsGTLn7Om5Y81SlOabA24EDyMJ2ofDDQw4-Rs_z9pD1Vzqdp88gU_MyM2EF5pGXAt1HOyk2eDQKXA7wU0EN6LjGulSFxQYaj9YClVVOarBBZ8LY9YwW2AMQIFMuZ0UCCFkszcbgX88SWOB1gRjB2Ms3p6rZmIXC3awvML-2Jyzvm9RtfjlmGMwhr5HzJHN30T4Uf0iQ_63spHbhMEEQIrbPrwDd1PsUA2fTKMSXFAW3PZ66pYEiFliuR3WVH6leeBsai8yz8peOcIyXXm0eBc1WqjcSf1BDZ0GLnw-tcTTMtAeM9Xm2kAwVaPq6aNMjjozy-QzzEpOpVkwPGznFDGDSq279wGpIi3vJGsWNAGUADrwcHtCP8NBAoW1qH4hPDjQLlaCmlMyVsY4WPi_m-auYXAI0i3rRYWGUC4Z9klcaoLg2NYED-cgTi6o_nWAZCHHDr5uf4m-YQUPWmh_91AHO-Eszx2aJesa-cPGmqjuWWGwsNlJvqEQH_vWZPtEWiVnMQ2GsFyvor_Hp55ywufWEQXuy6z42nuyyCkKHRjGPxr_RJN1AnxvjnyJ94PXbZ3g=w377-h668-no

    Update: Enabled wifi search in the location settings, and finally I got SNR and GPS lock too! Wow!
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    LineageOS is a free, community built, aftermarket firmware distribution of Android, which is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device.
    LineageOS is based on the Android Open Source Project with extra contributions from many people within the Android community. It can be used without any need to have any Google application installed.
    All the source code for LineageOS is available in the LineageOS Github repo.

    Here is the first Android 11 for Serranovelte GT-I9195I.

    Whats working?
    • Almost everything

    Installation:

    1. Download the zip(s)
    2. Install a compatible Recovery (TWRP-3.5.2_9)
    3. Perform a backup of your current ROM (Optional)
    4. Make a full wipe (system, data, cache, dalvik)
    5. Flash rom lineage-18.1
    6. Optional: Install the Google Apps opengapps
    7. Reboot


    Source code:
    https://github.com/lineageos
    https://github.com/Galaxy-MSM8916

    XDA:DevDB Information
    [ROM][11.0][UNOFFICIAL]LineageOS 18.1 [SERRANOVELTE GT-I9195I], ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

    Contributors
    mernurisha
    ROM OS Version: Android 11
    ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x
    Security patch level: November 2021

    Version Information
    Status:
    Stable

    Created 2020-11-16
    Last Updated 2021-11-20
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    Hi Guys.
    A new build coming soon with several fixes.
    So please hit the thanks button, if you like my work.
    9
    New build with january 2021 security patch

    Fixed:
    - LiveDisplay support
    - Screen lock settings

    lineage-18.1-20210109-UNOFFICIAL-serranovelte

    Pictures preview in Snap camera does not work. Only in Gallery app.
    SELinux still in permissive mode.

    Enjoy
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    New update is available. Download link on the first page.

    - August 2021 security update
    8
    New build with february security update

    - Wifi Hotspot works properly now
    - Expanded menu of USB charging via PC works

    lineage-18.1-20210208-UNOFFICIAL-serranovelte