[ROM][4.2.2][AOKP/CM/PA] SPH-L710 Vanilla RootBox [04/08][v4.2][DEVELOPMENT THREAD]

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bsg411

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Does anybody have issues connecting phone to pc?

Cheers! :D Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk 4

Connecting/transferring files via BT on my XP work computer works flawlessly but connecting/transferring files on my home win7 pc doesn't work at all. Actually it worked on vista too before i upgraded my home pc to win7. Must be something with win7. Is that what your running?
 

Cbass15

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Connecting/transferring files via BT on my XP work computer works flawlessly but connecting/transferring files on my home win7 pc doesn't work at all. Actually it worked on vista too before i upgraded my home pc to win7. Must be something with win7. Is that what your running?

Yeah windows 7 is what I'm running. Thanks for the feedback!

Cheers! :D Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk 4
 

cali90028

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Anybody having problems with play store??? Its taking a long time to load apps?? And when they do load when opening I get a black screen??

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AntikytheraTech

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Anyone running v4.2 yet? Just saw the notification to update. So far v4.0 and BMS kernel have been working great for me so don't plan on fixing what isn't broken. If I have time this weekend I will Nandroid and give this new version a go. I will report back with the good, bad and in between. I have a hard time picking out the user-facing changes in the change logs for this ROM (not complaining, just admitting that my knowledge base is far too small to make much sense of a lot of the changes that happen "under the hood"). Anybody know yet what user-facing changes were made in this new version?

Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk 2
 

Samurai7314

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Anyone running v4.2 yet? Just saw the notification to update. So far v4.0 and BMS kernel have been working great for me so don't plan on fixing what isn't broken. If I have time this weekend I will Nandroid and give this new version a go. I will report back with the good, bad and in between. I have a hard time picking out the user-facing changes in the change logs for this ROM (not complaining, just admitting that my knowledge base is far too small to make much sense of a lot of the changes that happen "under the hood"). Anybody know yet what user-facing changes were made in this new version?

Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk 2

Let me know if you have any reboots when turning the screen back on using BMS. I was having that issue yesterday until I went back to stock kernel.

Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk 2
 

vestaviajag

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Anyone running v4.2 yet? Just saw the notification to update. So far v4.0 and BMS kernel have been working great for me so don't plan on fixing what isn't broken. If I have time this weekend I will Nandroid and give this new version a go. I will report back with the good, bad and in between. I have a hard time picking out the user-facing changes in the change logs for this ROM (not complaining, just admitting that my knowledge base is far too small to make much sense of a lot of the changes that happen "under the hood"). Anybody know yet what user-facing changes were made in this new version?

I don't notice much differences between 4.1 and 4.2. One thing, and this may just be a setting that I hadn't had on before, everytime you change screens, if you click on an app, or change between app screens, they slide up, down, to the right, or to the left. Hadn't noticed that before, not crazy about it, and again, it might of been there before.

This version is pretty smooth, and while i've only tried it on stock kernel, I haven't noticed antyhing wrong with it. I'm glad I have video-playback back; couldn't play any video's on 4.1
 
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AntikytheraTech

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12 hours on v4.2 and all is well. Running the 7/30 BMS kernel. Bluetooth is working fine. Was having issues with the Play Store not updating to the newest version but cleared data and it was fixed.
Couple things I noticed right off the bat: the transition animations are very sexy, but wish they were just a step faster. Sometimes I feel like I am waiting for them. But the fact remains that they are buttery smooth. I also very much like the new sound that is made with screen selections. Its a nice little change that has a crisp sound to it. Also, I feel like my handoff from WiFi to 3G is much better. On v4.0, I would have to wait and most times even power off the display when leaving my house in order for it to make the data switch. It is switching seamlessly now (not sure if that is ROM related or kernel related or none of the above).

Battery life seems average so far but will let the kernel settle in for a few days before making any judgements.

Overall pleased with v4.2 as a ROM and the combo with BMS kernel 3.4.55 (7/30)

Keep up the great work devs

Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk 2
 
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dannieloco

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Anyone else having an issue with the volume slider? If I use the volume down key to turn down the volume I have these issues:
1- no sound played to represent current volume.
2- It ends at low setting, it does not go to silent or vibrate.

Pretty sure they were there a build or so back in nightlies and am currently on latest stable.

Wanted to ask before I start reverting to see if it was on my end only. :confused:

Thanks,
saridnour

I still cant seem to fix this.

Phone wont slide all the way down to vibrate... I know Bajee said These are all options found in RB settings>sound but it still doesnt slide.

Any ideas?
 

uodii

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I think the default is set to control Media Volume instead of ringer. Check and uncheck the box in the sound options I believe (cant remember where this setting is located).
 

raresoul77

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Been running recent stable for awhile now( waiting for 4.3) and just recently noticed that MMS is starting to fail.. It used to send when WiFi was on and now it won't, on 3g , LTE either... I have to turn WiFi off and reboot phone for MMS to go thru..

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Xontic

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I still cant seem to fix this.

Phone wont slide all the way down to vibrate... I know Bajee said These are all options found in RB settings>sound but it still doesnt slide.

Any ideas?

My best suggestion is to add the quick toggle "vibrate" to your toggles. You can simply pull down the bar and tap it, that will instantly put you on vibrate with the volume unchanged. When you are ready to come back off vibrate only, repeat pulling down the bar and tapping vibrate again.

ROM Control>Toggles>Toggle Setup>Vibrate
 
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Acedooncoon

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So I flashed this Rom this morning, coming from Pac-Man rom. I felt that his rom was a big laggy for me...so here I am testing out this one.
I dont see the option for battery LED notification in the "display" settings (where I usually see it). Was this taken out? Also...is there a way that I can make my notification slide down tab semi-transparent without having to add a wallpaper to it?
Lastly...how can I disable the option for the tile part of the notification bar? like if I slide down from the right...i get the tile....and from the left i get normal notification that shows all the notifications....I wanna disable the tile part and just have it where if I wanted to use it...I'll just press the small square on the top right corner.
 
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J. Terrell

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So I flashed this Rom this morning, coming from Pac-Man rom. I felt that his rom was a big laggy for me...so here I am testing out this one.
I dont see the option for battery LED notification in the "display" settings (where I usually see it). Was this taken out? Also...is there a way that I can make my notification slide down tab semi-transparent without having to add a wallpaper to it?
Lastly...how can I disable the option for the tile part of the notification bar? like if I slide down from the right...i get the tile....and from the left i get normal notification that shows all the notifications....I wanna disable the tile part and just have it where if I wanted to use it...I'll just press the small square on the top right corner.

Check in settings/ROM control for led settings and notification stuff.

Sent from my SPH-L710 using XDA Premium 4 mobile app
 
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    Description


    Vanilla RootBox is built straight from RootBox sources and always carries a very light installation with no extra/useless apps. This means, you can enjoy a pure Android experience combined with AOKP/CM/PA features. Every RootBox releases are stable and always up to the challenge for a daily usage. If you're wondering how this ROM differs from any other AOKP roms out there, I only have one thing to say: Try it yourself and choose the one that meets your requirements.


    Features

    Built from RootBox Sources

    For a complete list of all Features in RootBox, visit the following link:
    Complete Feature List

    AOKP Features

    Hybrid Settings

    Per App DPI
    Per App Colors (Statusbar, Icons, NavBar)
    Per App UI (Phone, Tablet, Phablet)
    Per App Expanded Mode (FullScreen)
    NavBar Height

    General Settings

    Home button call answer (Accessibility Option)
    Variable Lockscreen Pattern size (CM)
    Quiet Hours (CM)
    Power Sounds (CM)
    Camera Shutter sound
    Permissions (AOKP)
    Profiles (CM)
    Update Center – OTA Updates through GOO Manager

    Camera

    Save pictures to external memory
    Timer Shutter
    Voice Shutter
    Power Shutter
    Picture Size
    Focus Mode
    Color Effects
    Exposure
    White Balance
    ISO Settings
    Scenery Settings
    Smart Shutter
    Store Location (GPS)
    Burst Shots

    Clock

    Clock: Increasing Alarm
    Clock: Flip/Shake – Snooze or Dismiss
    Clock: Disable Alarm Icon on Statusbar

    MMS

    Easy selector
    Privacy Mode
    Quick Message
    Wake and Unlock
    Strip Unicode
    Emoji support
    Direct Call
    Message font size
    Text area size

    Phone

    Blacklist
    Noise supressiony, Off)
    Flip Actions
    Phone: Advance Phone Settings (Vibrate on Answer, Every 45 Seconds, On Hangup and On Call Waiting)
    Rejected calls as missed
    Voicemail can be cleared in notification

    RootBox Settings

    General UI

    Pie (Paranoid Android)
    Low Battery Warning (Pop-up & Sound, Pop-up only, Sound only, Off)
    Expanded Desktop

    Keyboard

    Disable Fullscreen Keyboard (Landscape mode)
    Auto keyboard rotation
    Option to control cursor in text fields using volume keys

    Lockscreen

    Lockscreen See Through
    Lockscreen Background
    Screen Security Features (Unlock options: Quick Unlock, Delay Screen Lock, Menu Unlock, Home Unlock)

    Statusbar and Notification Drawer

    Breathing SMS
    Breathing Missed Call
    Display Connected WiFi Network beside Carrier Label
    Notification Drawer Shortcuts
    Notifications Behaviour (Always Expand, Never Expand, Normal, Old Style)
    Notification icon opacity
    Power Widget (CM)

    Clock

    cLock (Chronus)

    Sound

    Option to disable sound when adjusting volume
    Launch Music app on Headset connection
    Swap Volume Buttons on Rotation

    Hardware Keys

    Hardware Keys Remapping
    Lockscreen Hardware Keys Remapping


    Recommended Installation Steps

    Coming from another Custom ROM:

    1. Wipe Data/Factory Reset (This does not affect your Internal/External storage)

    2. Flash RootBox zip

    3. Flash JB GAPPS

    4. Wipe Dalvik Cache

    5. Reboot


    Coming from Stock Samsung ROM:

    1. Root Phone - Get CWM/TWRP Recovery

    2. Wipe Data/Factory Reset (This does not affect your Internal/External storage)

    3. Flash RootBox zip

    4. Flash JB GAPPS

    5. Wipe Dalvik Cache

    6. Reboot


    How to upgrade RootBox versions:

    1. Download RootBox update

    2. Flash RootBox update

    3. Wipe Cache (Optional)

    4. Wipe Dalvik Cache (Optional)

    5. Reboot




    RootBox Sources

    www.github.com/Root-Box



    Kernel Sources

    CyanogenMod Samsung D2


    Downloads

    Official Downloads

    Mirror 1

    Mirror 2

    Google Apps



    Quick Tip: To avoid bad flashes and unexpected surprises, make sure you check the md5sum of the downloaded zip file against the one displayed on Goo.


    All Private Messages sent to me for support will be ignored. I do not have the time to go through all the PMs I receive on a daily basis.



    Non-development | Discussion | Support

    This is a development thread only. For Discussion, Support and Non-development posts: Use the Support Thread! You have been warned.

    RootBox Support Thread



    Changelog

    **Due to thread size limit restrictions, only the latest version's changelog will be displayed.
    If you wish to have changelogs from previous versions, you can find them at the following link:


    RootBox Changelogs

    RootBox Nightlies Changelogs

    Changelogs are now integrated with the ROM itself:


    - At the root of ROM zip file (changelog.txt)
    - Goo Manager app (View Changelog section of the zip file)
    - Goo.im website (Drag mouse over the zip file and click "view file changelog")


    Bugs

    *AOKP/CM BUGS

    Donations

    If you want to donate, feel free to do so but I'm not a big fan of donations. I put this up because I've been getting too many PM asking for my paypal account.



    Credits/Thanks To:
    * AOKP
    * Teamhacksung
    * The CyanogenMod Project
    * Paranoid Android
    * DaXmax
    * Rodries
    * Pier
    * BigDenn - Logo, bootanimation and wallpapers



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    Contribute to RootBox


    Those interested in making wallpapers and bootanimation for RootBox, send an email to [email protected] with the following:


    Information
    • Name
    • Email

    Wallpapers
    • Attach wallpaper in email
    • Two sizes are required: HDPI and XHDPI

    I'll review them and add the wallpapers in the next release. I will also choose the best one as the default wallpaper for official releases.

    Bootanimation
    • Attach bootanimation or paste download link in the email.
    • Two sizes are required: HDPI and XHDPI

    Wallpaper Resolution
    • HDPI: 960 x 800
    • XHDPI: 1440 x 1280

    You can also contribute by creating icons for settings. Use proper sizes and always include compatibility for HDPI and XHDPI.

    The reason behind this is very simple. I'm always busy and I've neglected the visual aspect of RootBox for a while now. It's time to polish it with new visuals!



    How to Build RootBox from Source


    Getting started

    I will assume that you have some kind of knowledge with Linux and how to use a terminal. I will also assume that you have already setup all the android building requirements. First, you must create your working folder and initialize a repository with RootBox sources. The following steps will guide you in creating this working folder where you will be able to build RootBox.

    You should now open a terminal (By default you should be in your home folder: /home/yourusername/)


    Step 1: Let's create a folder in your home directory named RootBox. This will be referred as your working folder.

    Code:
    ~$ mkdir RootBox


    Step 2: Let's change our directory to the new RootBox folder we just created.

    Code:
    ~$ cd RootBox


    Step 3: Now that we are in our working folder (RootBox), we will initialize our RootBox repository by entering the following command:

    Code:
    ~$ repo init -u git://github.com/Root-Box/platform_manifest.git -b jb-mr1


    Step 4: It's now time to sync RootBox sources which could vary from a few minutes to a few hours depending on your internet connection.

    Code:
    ~$ repo sync


    Building Vanilla RootBox

    Now that you have synced the sources, you're ready to build RootBox.

    You can run the following build script:

    Code:
    ~$ . build_rootbox.sh -device- -sync- -thread- -clean-

    • Device: Choose between the following supported devices: i9100, i9100g, i9300, d2att, d2tmo, d2vzw, mako and grouper.
    • Sync: Will sync latest RootBox sources before building
    • Threads: Allows to choose a number of threads for syncing and building operation.
    • Clean: Will remove the entire out folder and start a clean build. (Use this at your discretion)

    Examples:

    1) Sync sources and Build RootBox for GT-I9100 with 12 threads

    Code:
    ~$ . build_rootbox.sh i9100 sync 12

    2) Don't sync sources, clean out folder and build RootBox for GT-I9300 with 6 threads

    Code:
    ~$ . build_rootbox.sh i9300 nosync 6 clean

    3) Don't sync sources, clean out folder and build RootBox for SGH-I747 with 4 threads

    Code:
    ~$ . build_rootbox.sh d2att nosync 4 clean

    4) Sync sources, clean out folder and build RootBox for Nexus 4 with 5 threads

    Code:
    ~$ . build_rootbox.sh mako sync 5 clean

    This script will make a signed flashable zip file located in out/target/product/-device-/RootBox-JB-(Device)-Nightly-(Date).zip

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    Message from Bajee:

    Halo merge is almost done. I'll have a build for i9100 and mako. The rest of the devices will have HALO with tonight's nightly (20130611)

    Source: https://plus.google.com/107766449895730667621/posts/ATCNDRYeBos
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    Message from Bajee

    Fired up both servers for a nightly build.. Let's see what it spits out. i9100 users: RIL changes haven't been merged yet so flash at your own risk. If everything goes well, builds should be available on both hosting sites (Goo and Basketbuild). It's the first time I'm executing my combined script for these 2 servers so things could go wrong and I would like to ask you guys to be patient instead of asking me: Where is my build? Why is my device not here? When will it be up? Where's the changelog? I'll try to monitor both servers for an hour or two (it's already 1 am here) for any issues that might arise from this new setup.

    Quick reminder of the build list:

    Both servers run simultaneously

    Server 1 (XDA)

    Mako
    Grouper
    Manta
    Maguro
    Toro
    d2att
    d2tmo
    d2vzw
    d2spr

    Server 2 (Basketbuild)

    i9100
    n7000
    i9100g
    i9300
    n7100
    t0lte
    t0lteatt
    i605
    l900
    find5

    Source: https://plus.google.com/107766449895730667621/posts/h5JvJkHqk1f
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