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Agimax

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rodbacon

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Guys, I've just noticed that I can't get spotify to play via Android Auto (the controls indicate that the track is playing, but no audio is heard). I've tried in 2 different cars where it's always worked before I flashed this ROM. Are there any other AA users here who can confirm?
 

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For a good Camera:

I finally found a good Camera replacement with all 3 lenses working on this ROM. Slow motion and just about everything else I've tested seems to work.

From BSG:

Camera:

You Must use this config file:

Installed camera and used the config file. Seems OK, but still not as many features as Pixtica from what I can see.
 

rodbacon

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There was no option to install the latest 5.8 version via OTA (at least not at the time of writing), so I downloaded and flashed manually. Looks OK so far, including June security updates. Will report back anything else I discover.
 
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dladz

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For a good Camera:

I finally found a good Camera replacement with all 3 lenses working on this ROM. Slow motion and just about everything else I've tested seems to work.

From BSG:

Camera:

You Must use this config file:

Aye, good for stills and videos, but slow motion and 48MP, I couldn't get that toenrkk right, I tried everything available
 

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Aye, good for stills and videos, but slow motion and 48MP, I couldn't get that toenrkk right, I tried everything available

It's because it appears the hardware is not able to record at the highest 48MP mode in more than 720p. OnePlus software must be doing tricks to make it appear as 4K in slowmo if you say it can do it. I've never tried it in OOS so i really cant speak to that fact. I looked at articles after i was unable to force slow-motion at 4k or even 2K (with the BSG app), but then found real-world tests in articles on the internet using Stock OOS couldn't truly do it either, so it's not the camera app/software's fault -just a camera sensor/hardware limitation.

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Here is the article link: https://www.hispeedcams.com/oneplus-8-slow-motion-is-pegged-at-480fps/

I also was able to tweak the camera slow-mo settings better and bump up the quality bits to 50Mbit recording stream.
BSG Camera: Settings-->Stream Configs Slow-mo-->Camcorder Profile-->videoBitRate

It still isn't that great for slow-mo, but again a hardware limitation. You have to back down to 240fps for 1080p and anything more must use 720p. The 4K recording is awesome quality, but sadly as you stated no Slow-mo. If you are doing it on the stock OOS, it has to be stitching together images or doing enhancements or something since the sensor hardware can't do it.

It appears most phones now just record at 60-120fps and then cut-down the frames in software to achieve the same slow-mo thing. So might as well record at full 4K at 60 fps for great quality and use software to make it slow-mo.

Just FYI, Oneplus 9 has the same issue and complaints: https://forums.oneplus.com/threads/how-to-record-4k-120-fps-slow-motion-video.1415150/
 
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It's because it appears the hardware is not able to record at the highest 48MP mode in more than 720p. OnePlus software must be doing tricks to make it appear as 4K in slowmo if you say it can do it. I've never tried it in OOS so i really cant speak to that fact. I looked at articles after i was unable to force slow-motion at 4k or even 2K (with the BSG app), but then found real-world tests in articles on the internet using Stock OOS couldn't truly do it either, so it's not the camera app/software's fault -just a camera sensor/hardware limitation.

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Here is the article link: https://www.hispeedcams.com/oneplus-8-slow-motion-is-pegged-at-480fps/

I also was able to tweak the camera slow-mo settings better and bump up the quality bits to 50Mbit recording stream.
BSG Camera: Settings-->Stream Configs Slow-mo-->Camcorder Profile-->videoBitRate

It still isn't that great for slow-mo, but again a hardware limitation. You have to back down to 240fps for 1080p and anything more must use 720p. The 4K recording is awesome quality, but sadly as you stated no Slow-mo. If you are doing it on the stock OOS, it has to be stitching together images or doing enhancements or something since the sensor hardware can't do it.

It appears most phones now just record at 60-120fps and then cut-down the frames in software to achieve the same slow-mo thing. So might as well record at full 4K at 60 fps for great quality and use software to make it slow-mo.

Just FYI, Oneplus 9 has the same issue and complaints: https://forums.oneplus.com/threads/how-to-record-4k-120-fps-slow-motion-video.1415150/
I don't know what's doing it, and honestly I don't mind what's doing it.

For me, sitting there and trying to use a feature I had, that others do have will make me look over the fence, I explained this in previous posts.

Can I rationalize not switching back?

Of course, I can find benefits in both ROMs.

Bottom line for me is the camera, but also some bits that you don't see or normally use but you will miss.

For the time being at least I'm sticking with OOS.

To be clear, Evo X is a phenomenal ROM, that was never in doubt, mainly just th camera

I tested all of the gcam and Nokia and other camera APK's plus some third party stand alone apps, none of the software came close, stills were awesome, no doubt about it, video was adequate, the rest was lacking.

Anyway.......

Happy Friday👍😂
 
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Imprezzion

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And since I barely ever use my camera for anything else then taking a pic of my car during a build log or to memorize where a specific wire, plug or bolt went I can get around with GCam just fine luckily.

I tried every single custom ROM there is for the OP8P and all of them had some weird "problem" I couldn't fix and most of the time other people couldn't even reproduce it while I could flash after flash but I blame myself / my specific phone lol.

OOS works fine but it's boring. Very boring. So I am going back to this again. Hopefully this time Google Assistant will actually work and the AOD FP touch after unlock issue will not be present here
 

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. Hopefully this time Google Assistant will actually work and the AOD FP touch after unlock issue will not be present here
I found what was causing bad FP unlock for me on this rom and explained the fix here: https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/...5-8-built-in-06-10-2021.4276623/post-85155117

Strangely enough -this June 10th update didn't need a persist restore as the other versions did.

Also, using light yellow fingerprint color and miui default animation seems to help. It unlocks very fast for me now everytime without errors.
 
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And since I barely ever use my camera for anything else then taking a pic of my car during a build log or to memorize where a specific wire, plug or bolt went I can get around with GCam just fine luckily.

I tried every single custom ROM there is for the OP8P and all of them had some weird "problem" I couldn't fix and most of the time other people couldn't even reproduce it while I could flash after flash but I blame myself / my specific phone lol.

OOS works fine but it's boring. Very boring. So I am going back to this again. Hopefully this time Google Assistant will actually work and the AOD FP touch after unlock issue will not be present here
Aye and for most times i.m the same, but on occasion I like doing something different.

Which begins to bug me, hence the change
 

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Installed yesterday, very nice and smooth ROM.
A lot of customizations.
Unfortunaltely, I have Windevine L3 status on Netflix.
Someone has an idea?
i already asked on the TG but no answer so far.
Apprently I'm the only one
 

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    Hi guys, I have two questions. I tried some Lineage-based and also Paranoid Android ROM in the past and wasn't impressed at all, so I want to know the following.

    1. What about haptics in this ROM? Does it feel the same as in OOS, or is it just a plain cheap vibration as it was in all early custom ROMs?
    2. I noticed that in early custom ROMs the image quality was very dull. In comparison to OOS it all looked like some yellowish cheap crap, as if the screen was replaced to some noname one. I hope you understand what am I trying to describe here. Anyhow...are there screen calibration settings here, as in OOS? Like vivid, natural, etc.
    3. After updating via OTA, would I need to re-root again or the root stays intact?

    Thanks!
    Haptics / vibration, known issue.. it's being looked at I believe, works for some but not all.

    Brightness is fine IMHO, can't complain, also has an extra brightness option and extremely low brightness option.

    Rooting is done by taking the OTA then before you reboot... open magisk and install after ota..then reboot.

    This ROM for me is as good as it gets
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    Ok so i flashed this badboy, very impressed by it's pace, such a snappy ROM, it's running like silk.

    anyway i thought i'd make the guide to flash a little easier than whats described in the OP, the sideload alone could be confusing and be careful of what version you download; polaris and instantnoodle are both hosted there, you want instantnoodlep (i know most people know this but it could be handy to know what to look out for)

    Anyway, heres the installation guide and root, i've opted for the payload method, plus i've uploaded the magisk patched zip for 11.0.6.6 with magisk 23 in use.



    Download the recovery and Evo X files and place in ADB folder.


    On your computer
    -------------------


    1. Connect your phone to your computer and open a CMD / Powershell terminal pointed to the ADB folder, mines in the root of C so c:\adb

    2. Run this code: adb reboot bootloader - your phone will reboot to the bootloader

    3. Run this code: fastboot flash recovery .\instantnoodlep-recovery.img and press enter

    NOTE: you can search for the img by typing in it's first letter then press "Tab" so type in i then press "Tab", this will populate the command with the first letter beginning with whatever you typed i = instantnoodlep-recovery.img


    On your phone
    ------------------

    1. Using the volume keys navigate to "Recovery Mode" and press the power key, youll then be in the custom recovery

    2. Click "Factory reset" in the menu, then click format data (THIS WILL WIPE YOUR DEVICE, BE SURE TO MAKE A BACK UP BEFORE YOU DO THIS)

    3. Once complete back out then click apply "Apply Update" this will open up the sideload feature, click "Apply from ADB"


    On your computer
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    1. Run this code: adb sideload "NAME OF ZIP" (again you can use the tab feature to find the file)

    2. Once you press enter the process will start and it will flash thereafter, this will take a while (make a cuppa while you wait)


    On your phone
    --------------

    1. Back out of sideload and click "Factory reset" once more then format data

    2. Finally click on Reboot now and the device will reboot, the first boot should be a lot faster than OOS, you'll know it's working as the boot sequence will be different



    Rooting
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    1. Download the relevant custom ROM and open the zip, you'll see a bunch of files, copy out the payload.bin file

    2. Using the payload dumper program, copy the payload.bin file from your ROM zip to the "input" folder within your payload dumper folder structure

    3. Run the payload dumper tool and it'll extract a bunch of images which will be placed in the "output" folder, we want the boot image (boot.img)

    4. On your phone, enable developer options and install Magisk on your phone.

    5. Copy the stock boot.img to the root of your phone /sdcard

    6. Open Magisk and select the top "install" option on the main page

    7. You should only have one option if you aren't rooted and that will be "Select and Patch a File" select this then choose the boot.img you copied over

    8. Once patching is complete this will move the patched boot image to your "Downloads" folder, copy this out to your ADB folder on your computer

    9. On your computer open a CMD / Powershell terminal window pointed to your ADB folder and type in adb reboot bootloader, your phone will reboot

    10. Once in the bootloader type in fastboot boot "NAME OF IMAGE" in my instance the command was:
    fastboot boot .\magisk_patched-23000_gwZZy.img Once you press enter the device will boot with this image in use

    11. To make root permanent simply open magisk, then select the top install option, then "Direct Install"

    12. Finally reboot and you're done, root should be permanent.
    thanks for the short tutorial
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    Thanks :) everything works fine.
    I had word correction On, thats why my post was a little bit confusing hehe.

    I have a question, is there a way to make default volume to ringer not media?(button mapper doesnt work).
    And is there a way to make double tap to sleep in pixel default launcher? Cause without its really bad for me :(

    Also, auto brightness doesnt work very well, but its okeish :)

    Thanks for the hard work!!!
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    Is it possible to improve fingerprint sensor in any future update? if it is posible ill stay in evox cose i really like it , but if is not posible, ill probably go back to oos
    Never had any issues with the FP for me better and faster as on OOS 👍🏿
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    Evolution X 5.9.2 for the OnePlus 8, 8 Pro & 8T [Instantnoodle][Instantnoodlep][Kebab]

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    Living, Breaking, Keep Evolving.
    Pixel UI, customization and more, we are Evolution X!

    - Team Evolution X -
    @joeyhuab (Founder/Lead Developer)
    @peaktogoo (Project Manager/Co-Founder)
    @
    AnierinB (Project Specialist/Co-Founder)

    Reach us on Twitter! @EvolutionXROM

    Check out our website!
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    What are our features?

    Themes
    - Lockscreen Clock Styles (23)
    - Dark Theme Styles (11)
    - System Fonts (24)
    - RGB Accent Color Picker
    - Accent Colors Presets (64)
    - System Icon Shapes (11)
    - 2020 Pixel Live Wallpapers
    - G-Visual Mod
    - Volume Panel Styles (6)
    - Custom QS Header Images
    - QS Tile Diso
    - QS Tile Icon Styles (18)
    - QS Panel Color Configs

    Statusbar
    - Network Traffic Monitor
    - Clock & Date Options
    - Battery Bar
    - Battery Icon Styles & Percentage Configs (6)
    - System UI Tuner
    - Battery Percent Show/Hide Config
    - 4G/LTE Icon Toggle
    - Roaming Indicator Toggle

    Notifications
    - Heads Up
    - Notification Headers toggle
    - Alert Slider Notification Toggle (For OnePlus Devices Only)
    - Notification light Config
    - Kill App Button Toggle
    - Pulse Edge Lighting
    - In-Call Vibration Options (connect, waiting, end.)

    Quick Settings
    - Quick Pulldown (Right/Left)
    - Smart Pulldown
    - Vibrate On Touch
    - Disable When Locked
    - Hide Battery Icon
    - Notification Header Battery Precent Configs
    - Brightness Slider & Auto Brightness icon Configs
    - Quick Settings Layout Configs
    - Data Usage Visibility Configs

    Power Menu
    - Device Controls
    - Advanced Reboot
    - Optional User Actions (flashlight, etc)

    Gestures
    - AOSP Gestures
    - Back Gesture Configs
    - Toggle To Hide Navbar Pill
    - Advanced Gesture Configs
    - Swipe To Screenshot
    - Status Bar Brightness Control
    - Screen Off Power Button Torch
    - Double Tap To Sleep Status Bar
    - Double Tap to Sleep Lockscreen
    - Screen Off Gestures

    Lockscreen
    - Always On Display Schedule
    - Fingerprint Error Vibration Toggle
    - Fingerprint Authentication Vibration Toggle
    - Custom FOD Icons (26)
    - Custom FOD Recognizing Animations (24)
    - Pocket Detection
    - Charging Info
    - Lock Screen Shortcuts
    - Lock Screen Media Artwork/Notification Configs
    - Lock Screen Music Visualizer

    Navigation
    - Nav Bar Tuner
    - Invert Layout
    - Volume Key Answer
    - Volume Rocker Wake
    - Volume Rocker Playback Control
    - Volume Rocker Cursor Control

    Buttons
    - Volume Rocker Wake Toggle
    - Volume Key Playback Control
    - Keyboard Cursor Control
    - Left/Right Volume Panel Toggle

    Animations
    - Disable Transition Animations Toggle
    - Screen Off Animations (3)
    - Scrolling Cache Configs
    - QS Tile Animations (Flip/Rotate)
    - QS Tile Animation Duration & Interpolator configs

    Miscellaneous
    - Gaming Mode
    - Screenshot Configs
    - Launch Music App On Headset Connection
    - Sensor Block Per-Package
    - Default USB Config
    - Doze Brightness Configs

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    You tell me?

    DO NOT FLASH GAPPS, ALREADY INCLUDED

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    First Time Install / Clean Flash
    1. Be on the latest OOS 11!!
    2. Download ROM.zip (link in thread) & Recovery.img (from below)
    3. fastboot boot RECOVERY.img
    4. adb sideload BUILD.zip
    5. Format data
    6. Reboot to system & #KeepEvolving

    NOTE: It is recommended that you use the ROM installer for OnePlus 8T to avoid sideload/installation errors. You can find such installer
    here

    Update / Dirty Flash
    1. Boot into recovery
    2. adb sideload BUILD.zip
    3. Reboot to system & #KeepEvolving

    KEEP IN MIND THERE IS ALSO OTA UPDATES!


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    Built in Dolby & OnePlus camera support will be available in the next releases! Stay tuned & #KeepEvolving!