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[ROM][11.x][UNOFFICIAL][GApps][OTA] LineageOS 18.1 for Galaxy J5 (2015) (j5nlte, j5lte, j5ltechn, j53gxx) [2021-11-15]

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daviiid99

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A new update is out, this time with memory optimizations.
Includes Android GO config but not limited to it, in my testing memory usage drops to 50% with the current configurations.

2021-09-19:

Changelog:

Removed the internal notification error introduced in the last update.
Debloated the ROM, all the LineageOS parts are now replaced by GApps.
Android GO configuration and memory optimizations, helps to free RAM memory.

Downloads:

j5nlte ROM/recovery
j5lte ROM/recovery
j5ltechn ROM/recovery
j53gxx ROM/recovery
 

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Manish3126

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Hey David I just wanted to tell you that I uploaded the video(How to install Lineage OS 18 on Samsung Galaxy J5) on youtube. You can check it out if you want
 
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carlos974

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A new update is out, this time with memory optimizations.
Includes Android GO config but not limited to it, in my testing memory usage drops to 50% with the current configurations.
Notified by OTA new update. (y)
Thank you again for this more refined rom.
Well done you are awesome ;)
 

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Manish3126

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Hey David, the j5lte link is not working itseems one of my viewer commented and even i checked and the link is saying this
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daviiid99

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@daviiid99 OMG This Rom Is The Best No Bugs Reported I am having j500H and it works as a charm. Wifi Bluetooth Simcard all works Excellent. Video Recoding is also best. I am lov'in it
one thing I want to tell that this rom is better in performance than bliss rom android 11
Lots of optimizations were made, including driver update, Android Go Config, removed native animations,... also LineageOS apps were removed
 
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lhanz

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hi dev i flash the ROM in may wife's phone ..everthing is smooth the bluetooth is working and wireless

the camera is working specialy the recording

my i request in the next build to add the default messaging app of lineageOS 18.1 thanks in advance..
 
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daviiid99

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hi dev i flash the ROM in may wife's phone ..everthing is smooth the bluetooth is working and wireless

the camera is working specialy the recording

my i request in the next build to add the default messaging app of lineageOS 18.1 thanks in advance..
I removed it cause it's old, maybe I'll replace it with the Google version.

I didn't include it in latest release cause it's missing from Opengapps arm sources
 
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daviiid99

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copy dev thanks for reply...btw the SELinux is Disabled? can we get SELinux Enforcing in next update TIA..
I've a lot of selinux denials to address, so I don't think that we would have enforcing with R. My free time is limited

S release is expected to release in the first week of october
 
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daviiid99

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A new update is out, I've enabled ZRAM, this means 1GB extra of virtual memory that improves system stability and performance.

As usually the update is available via OTA or using the download links below
2021-09-23:

Changelog:

Enabled ZRAM and set to 1G
Improved performance

Downloads:

j5nlte ROM/recovery
j5lte ROM/recovery
j5ltechn ROM/recovery
j53gxx ROM/recovery

Additional notes for this release:
Magisk seems to break the OS, avoid to use root with this release
 

Manish3126

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A new update is out, I've enabled ZRAM, this means 1GB extra of virtual memory that improves system stability and performance.

As usually the update is available via OTA or using the download links below


Additional notes for this release:
Magisk seems to break the OS, avoid to use root with this release
Wow this new update made my phone really smooth in performance. And David I have one request. In my J500H phone the power button has a problem and I am sure this is a hardware problem because even in the stock rom this problem was happening. The problem is when I press the power button one time, the phone thinks that I pressed the power button two times and it opens the camera. This is so annoying and I am using the screen timeout to turn off the phone. So can you please please disable this feature in your next build. Even in the settings app there is no option to turn off this 'double press power button to open camera' Sorry for the long message
 

daviiid99

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Apr 1, 2021
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Wow this new update made my phone really smooth in performance. And David I have one request. In my J500H phone the power button has a problem and I am sure this is a hardware problem because even in the stock rom this problem was happening. The problem is when I press the power button one time, the phone thinks that I pressed the power button two times and it opens the camera. This is so annoying and I am using the screen timeout to turn off the phone. So can you please please disable this feature in your next build. Even in the settings app there is no option to turn off this 'double press power button to open camera' Sorry for the long message
I'll look into it for the next release
 

mzubairtariq

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Wow this new update made my phone really smooth in performance. And David I have one request. In my J500H phone the power button has a problem and I am sure this is a hardware problem because even in the stock rom this problem was happening. The problem is when I press the power button one time, the phone thinks that I pressed the power button two times and it opens the camera. This is so annoying and I am using the screen timeout to turn off the phone. So can you please please disable this feature in your next build. Even in the settings app there is no option to turn off this 'double press power button to open camera' Sorry for the long message
actually there is an option in settings to turn this feature off go to
settings-->system-->gestures-->jump to camera

turn this off and bingo no camera app opening on twice button power!
 

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    2021-11-05:

    Changelog:

    AOSP Security Patch Level of 2021-11-05
    Addressed more SELinux denials

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ROM/recovery
    j5lte ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn ROM/recovery
    j53gxx ROM/recovery
    3
    New update is out, this time is a permissive build of LineageOS 18.1
    This build is recommended for daily usage and it's bugless

    Enforcing builds have a high power consumption and memory usage so I'll keep them on testing
    2021-11-15:

    Changelog:

    Permissive build
    AOSP Security Patch Level of 2021-11-05
    Update Lawnchair prebuilt apk & default wallpaper

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ( SM-J500FN) ROM/recovery
    j5lte (SM-J500F/G/M/NO/Y) ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn (SM-J5008) ROM/recovery
    j53gxx (SM-J500H) ROM/recovery
    2
    Is there any chance you could make an android 12 ROM ?
    If you check my GitHub I've been working on it since day 1

    This will take some time until I address everything , sorry guys
    2
    It's just our adreno 306 being slow, nothing I can do to improve it.
    I've tried to update the Adreno drivers to latest but the improved performance was just a bit

    This device never was good for gaming.
    Great! I installed "Perfomance Tweaker" from Play Store, need "ROOT"! As CPU change "Interactive" to "Perfomance", if you want to play the app "Rush", he almost tooks to open, maybe 1 min or 2 min! Normally! Because of Adreno 306 is very older, but it still GOOD! What if J5 can to run with Call of Duty Mobile from LineageOS 18.1? He almost "nothing happen" you must to use the "very low graphics", it still good, not lag much! 25 fps - 33fps, it works with Xbox Controller! WARMING! If you want to turn off the smartphone with Perfomance CPU? It waste your battery! It must to change "Interactive CPU" it will not happen!

    And Hotspot? It "ALOMST" work!! Only one time, if you use mobile data with hotspot, it is fine! But if you want to turn off the hotspot? It give error, you need to restart normally!

    =================
    I am using from LineageOS 18.1 with Permissive!
    OS: Android 11 - 15.11.2021 - Only a few issue "Hotsopt"
    Games: All working, no lag, not always! 20FPS to 44FPS if you use Call of Duty Mobile, ONLY "USE PERFOMANCE CPU" from Play store "search: Perfomance Tweaker", change it perfomance.
    ==================

    Lineage0S 18.1 with Enforcing:
    - Do NOT working and Issue: SIM Card and Hotspot
    - Game: All games are crashing constlanty!

    Thank you for guys! I hope you fix soon about that?

    @daviiid99
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    Nova atualização está para a, desta vez é uma compilação permissiva do LineageOS 18.1
    Esta compilação é recomendada para uso diário e é buglessA aplicação de construções tem um alto consumo de energia e uso de memória, então eu vou manter-los em testessa policial.
    parabéns por essa compilação, meu j5lte foi top perfeito, não há bugs, recomendo a todos os usuários telefone j5lte sim cartão dados móveis funcionando perfeito, excelente trabalho eu sempre estive acompanhando o seu abraço de trabalho.

    Translated by GT: congratulations on this compilation, my j5lte was top perfect, there are no bugs, I recommend it to all users j5lte phone sim card mobile data working perfect, great work I've always been watching your work hug.
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    LineageOS 18.1 for Galaxy J5 (2015)

    UNOFFICIAL Android 11 builds for all the j5 phones with GApps support.
    The aim is to provide montly updates with security patches for a long time.

    What's working:

    Wi-Fi (WPA3)
    RIL (includes mobile-data, calls,...)
    Bluetooth (includes audio input)
    Sensors (proximity & accelerometer)
    GPS
    NFC
    DRM (ClearKey 1.3)
    Widevine (v15.0.0) (L3)
    Camera (Photos, video recording)
    Torch
    Screen ( Touch, Rotation, LiveDisplay)
    FM Radio
    Miracast

    Bugs:

    hotspot
    You tell me :)

    ( If you wanna report a bug, please, catch a logcat first with the error, then describe how to reproduce it and your phone model & rom version.
    e.g. "adb logcat -d -b main -b system -b events -v time > logcat.txt"
    or use an Android app)

    Downloads (Latest Builds)

    Permissive builds
    (Recommended for daily usage)
    j5nlte ( SM-J500FN) ROM/recovery
    j5lte (SM-J500F/G/M/NO/Y) ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn (SM-J5008) ROM/recovery
    j53gxx (SM-J500H) ROM/recovery

    Enforcing builds
    (Recommended for advanced users only)
    j5nlte ( SM-J500FN) ROM/recovery
    j5lte (SM-J500F/G/M/NO/Y) ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn (SM-J5008) ROM/recovery
    j53gxx (SM-J500H) ROM/recovery

    Update history

    2021-11-15:

    Changelog:

    Permissive build
    AOSP Security Patch Level of 2021-11-05
    Update Lawnchair prebuilt apk & default wallpaper

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ( SM-J500FN) ROM/recovery
    j5lte (SM-J500F/G/M/NO/Y) ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn (SM-J5008) ROM/recovery
    j53gxx (SM-J500H) ROM/recovery


    2021-11-05:

    Changelog:

    AOSP Security Patch Level of 2021-11-05
    Addressed more SELinux denials

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ROM/recovery
    j5lte ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn ROM/recovery
    j53gxx ROM/recovery


    2021-10-08:

    Changelog:

    AOSP Security Patch Level of 2021-10-01
    Addressed FM denials
    Bring back LineageOS messages app

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ROM/recovery
    j5lte ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn ROM/recovery
    j53gxx ROM/recovery


    2021-10-04:

    Changelog:

    Addressed remaining FM & bluetooth denials
    Fixed Bluetooth support (pair, audio input/output,...) with SELinux enforcing

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ROM/recovery
    j5lte ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn ROM/recovery
    j53gxx ROM/recovery


    2021-10-01:

    Changelog:

    Address more SELinux denials
    Restored SIM functionality (Calls, SIM Card access, Mobile Data,...)
    Fixed Widevine L3 support

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ROM/recovery
    j5lte ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn ROM/recovery
    j53gxx ROM/recovery


    2021-09-27:

    Changelog:

    Set SELinux enforcing
    Address sepolicy denials
    Fix Magisk boot

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ROM/recovery
    j5lte ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn ROM/recovery
    j53gxx ROM/recovery


    2021-09-24:

    Changelog:

    Address sepolicy denials
    Fix reboot from the main OS, this means no double-reboot before reaching LineageOS system

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ROM/recovery
    j5lte ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn ROM/recovery
    j53gxx ROM/recovery


    2021-09-23:

    Changelog:

    Enabled ZRAM and set to 1G
    Improved performance

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ROM/recovery
    j5lte ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn ROM/recovery
    j53gxx ROM/recovery


    2021-09-19:

    Changelog:

    Removed the internal notification error introduced in the last update.
    Debloated the ROM, all the LineageOS parts are now replaced by GApps.
    Android GO configuration and memory optimizations, helps to free RAM memory.

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ROM/recovery
    j5lte ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn ROM/recovery
    j53gxx ROM/recovery


    2021-09-18:

    Changelog:

    Sync LineageOS Sources.
    Removed Snap Camera in favour of Google Camera Go (video recording functionality is back).
    Lawnchair launcher inclusion, you can choose between Trebuchet & Lawnchair now.
    LineageOS Updater Shortcut in drawer.
    Moved proprietary apps (Gcam, Updater, Lawnchair,...) to vendor.
    Replaced LineageOS default apps with GApps.
    Changed default wallpaper with AOSP 12.1 one.
    Enabled AOD & add Burn-in protection for AMOLED displays.
    Enabled turn on display on USB plug.
    Everytime you boot into the OS, you'll get the following notification:
    "There's an internal problem with your device. Contact your manufacturer for details", it's not even an error message, just a System alert because our vendor is custom now.

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ROM/recovery
    j5lte ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn ROM/recovery
    j53gxx ROM/recovery


    2021-09-15:

    Changelog:

    Fixed a minor bug on LineageOS bootanimation, at the end it was a bit laggy on previous build
    Updated Drivers for Adreno 306, we're now using the last drivers for 3xx series. In my testing there's a bit of extra performance playing videos or scrolling
    Fixed take photos with camera

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ROM/recovery
    j5lte ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn ROM/recovery
    j53gxx ROM/recovery


    2021-09-13:

    Changelog:

    Fixed RIL, this includes working calls, mobile data,...
    Minor fixes

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ROM/recovery
    j5lte ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn ROM/recovery
    j53gxx ROM/recovery


    2021-09-10:

    Changelog:

    AOSP Security Patch level of 2021-09-05
    Fixed an issue with OTA updates, next updates will be available for all the devices
    Adressed an issue with camera crashing while recording video, seems to be working fine now
    Fixed sensors, accelerometer and proximity are working now
    Fixed screen rotation

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ROM/recovery
    j5lte ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn ROM/recovery
    j53gxx ROM/recovery


    2021-09-08:

    Changelog:

    -Fixed bluetooth audio, in the last build the sound is reproduced by the main speaker
    -Fixed all DRM issues, this includes lags in Chrome, Clearkey is now set to 1.3 version despite some apps could detect it as 1.2
    -Fixed Widevine, it's still working in our device, our level is L3 now
    -OTA support, this is for all the J5 devices (j5nlte, j5lte, j5ltechn, j53gxx)

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ROM/recovery
    j5lte ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn ROM/recovery
    j53gxx ROM/recovery


    2021-08-30:

    Changelog:

    Sync latest LineageOS sources
    AOSP Security Patch Level of 2021-08-05
    Merged mostly all patches from @jenslody Bliss Rom to LineageOS

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ROM/recovery
    j5lte ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn ROM/recovery
    j53gxx ROM/recovery

    Device is not Certified by Google?

    Follow XDA-guide

    Credits:

    @jenslody for his work with this device
    @SamsungMSM8916Devices on github, for the sources


    XDADevDB Information
    LineageOS, ROM for the Galaxy J5 (2015)

    Source Code:

    Manifest
    Kernel/Device/... Sources

    ROM OS Version: 11.x
    ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10
    ROM Firmware Required: marshmallow

    Version Information
    Status:
    Stable

    Created 2021-08-31
    Last Updated 2021-11-15
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    when comes that update can you inform me ?

    and you have any tele channel ?
    Next update today or tomorrow with october security patch
    4

    Day #2 of using this rom, and I found some another problems:
    - If I want to record something with camera and I press record button on any camera app (LineageOS default camera or Open Camera by Mark Harman) it crashes after one second (no idea why). Both camera apps can take and save photos fine, but as I said there's a problem with video recording.

    Btw I want to mention that I don't use any social media apps (for example Instagram, TikTok or other) on which you can record a video, so I don't know if recording on these kind of apps works properly. Also, I rarely use selfie/rear camera on chatting apps like Discord/Skype/MS Teams, but I could test it out in the coming days. (right now it's 01:28 AM while writing this comment)

    (my LOS version at the time of writing this comment: 18.1-20210830-UNOFFICIAL-j5nlte )
    I think I know why the camera crashes, mediaserver crashes, taking the camera down with it I also found that proximity does not work
    Thanks for the reports but this build is old and I fixed lots of these issues at this point. I'll release it asap.
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    A new update is out, this time with memory optimizations.
    Includes Android GO config but not limited to it, in my testing memory usage drops to 50% with the current configurations.

    2021-09-19:

    Changelog:

    Removed the internal notification error introduced in the last update.
    Debloated the ROM, all the LineageOS parts are now replaced by GApps.
    Android GO configuration and memory optimizations, helps to free RAM memory.

    Downloads:

    j5nlte ROM/recovery
    j5lte ROM/recovery
    j5ltechn ROM/recovery
    j53gxx ROM/recovery
    4
    I've found a huge issue on my galaxy j5 (J500F - j5lte) which is, mobile network is disabled and it's showing no sim card.
    No offense but you should have read the thread before posting the already mentioned bug which the dev already knows about and trying to fix it.