[ROM] [4.3] BlackBox™ 2.3 | Hybrid | 4 Way/Floating Multiwindow FAST. TW/ASOP/AOKP

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DSA's Masterpiece is now available for everyone else. Enjoy. Thank or donate to DSA or myself.

Download:
Verizon MK2 ++ (should work for all but hasn't been tested.)
Flash on TWRP or SAFESTRAP and then modules or MARC pack or similar like kernel,modem and apns if on a carrier other than Verizon!
When Installing Choose NO RECOVERY & NO KERNEL!!!

MARCs:
MDK MARC test version 1
Sprint Test 2
TMobile Test 2
AT&T Test 3 SS MK2
AT&T Test 3 Non SS


OUR Version is nearly identical to international some slight variations or changes in order to make it flawless. But I've had it sitting around for too long decided to push it out. DSA must be busy working on 4.4 keep verizon issues in this thread please! I'll be back Wed to fix any issues with posts / Update this OP til then Enjoy!
-gogolie

International Post: (WARNING DONT DOWNLOAD AND FLASH FROM THERE IF NOT FOR YOUR PHONE!)
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POST HERE IF YOU ARE CONTRIBUTING CODE OR PROVIDING LOGCATS FOR BUGS
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POST HERE IF YOU WANT TO DISCUSS THE ROM/ASK QUESTIONS/ANYTHING ELSE
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Code:
[B][U]BlackBox 2.3[/U][/B]

New Base ROM:
Model: GT-I9505
Country: Baltic
Version: Android 4.3
Changelist: 2082040
Samsung Build date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 10:08:57 +0000
Product Code: SEB
PDA: I9505XXUENAA
CSC: Removed
MODEM: Removed

[U]Changes[/U]:
Update to NAA base
Fixed live wallpaper picker fc
Fixed lux brightness adjustment
Fixed adding am/pm to statusbar clock (Rom control)
Fixed adding contacts in messaging
Added 'Restart SystemUI' option to rom control
Added 4 way/floating multiwindow
Added quick unlock on pin/password lockscreen (Rom Control)
Added option to use widgets on secure lock screen (Rom control)
Updated Philz recovery
Improved a couple of background mods
Added zipalign at boot
Added AOSP Mms.apk with working MMS messages, fully customizable
Added brightness fix back in

Mini Aroma revamp;
-New transitions
-Reduced overall size of everything (text, layout, icons etc)
-Tidied up flashing script text/appearance

Mini rom control revamp;
-Reduced rom control footprint
-Removed OTA (for now)
-New toggle sliders for all options
-Better layout
-Removed Xposed
-Removed per app dpi

[U]Thanks[/U]:
Sorg/Xperiacle (Multiwindow)
jase33 (Mms.apk)



[B][U]BlackBox 2.2.1[/U][/B]

[U]Changes[/U]:
Reworked settings app;
Fixed settings-volume-volume levels fc
Fixed settings-display-brightness fc
Fixed settings-display-wallpaper-lockscreen fc
Fixed settings-bluetooth-bluetooth pairing dialog pop up fc

Improved ripple effect on ripple lockscreen
Fixed bluetooth share fc
Disabled scrolling cache (Dramatically improves responsiveness)
Added GearManagerStub.apk in
Added AllShare apk/libs in
Added Pie in (Rom Control)
Improved shutdown/reboot speed
Added traffic counter to statusbar
Added traffic counter toggle to rom control
Added any color/transparency traffic counter to rom control
Updated email app
Possible fix for MMS messages
Updated KT kernel
Updated Philz recovery
Added IME icon switcher in statusbar toggle (Rom control)
Added menu long press kills apps toggle (Rom control)
Added notification panel settings back into settings-display
Some re-working of rom control app
Removed Xposed recents apps/Ram bar module
Updated supersu (1.93)

Reverted systemui back to samsung version (Themed), fixes;
Condensed statusbar in flip cover view
Auto screen unlock/wake up (Flip cover)
Notifications fc with motion turned on
Fc for non international users
Any other little niggles that were present

[U]Thanks[/U]:
Dzol Cp (Traffic meter)
Goldie (Color mods/Ripple effect)
noname81 (Pie)

[B][U]BlackBox 2.2[/U][/B]

[U]Changes[/U]:
BETA ROM
Rom is 664mb

Updated Contacts.apk - Fixes daler not showing in launcher app drawer
- Working call logs
- Working adding events to contacts

Updated Rom Control icons
Added Multiple new mods into Rom Control;
- Any color/transparency statusbar
- Any color/transparency notification icons
- Bluetooth icon toggle
- Sound/Vibrate icon toggle
- AOSP Lockscreen toggle
- Torch Power menu toggle
- Screenshot Power menu toggle
- Statusbar Toggle Control
- Music Control (Volume keys skip music track)
- Temp removed sound/vibrate Power Menu toggle 

Complete Mms.apk overhaul - multiple mods added;
- Enabled group messaging
- Enabled save/restore
- Enabled scheduled messaging
- Enabled umlimited sms recipients
- Disabled auto sms to mms conversion
- Modded time stamp to show original time
- Increased sms limit per hour
- Enabled split view mode on/off toggle
- Increased Mms max size & Mms image size
- Disabled all crappy/un-needed logs
- Enabled screen on/off toggle
- Disabled msm to mms auto conversion for emojis
- Enabled folder view mode
NOTE: Add contact button is causing fc (Even before i did mods) - just add another contact underneath the previous one for now

Ported G.E 4.3 AOSP Gallery & Camera (BETA)
- Working Photosphere
- Working video recording
There may be bugs, need feedback

Flashing script overhaul
Fixed quick search fc
Ported S4 G.E SystemUI - Full AOSP layout with Toggle Control (BETA)
Swapped keyboard for 4.4 CM (Working Swipe)
Updated Kernel and Recovery in Aroma
Enabled native App Ops (Settings-Security)
Removed ext4 tweaks option in Aroma
Updated Browser
Swapped Myfiles for CM File Manager (Working root access)
Updated DropBox
Updated Calendar
Updated Gmail
Updated Play Store
Added Inverted YouTube
Updated Google Play Services
Updated SuperSU (1.91)
Removed Notification Panel settings from Settings-Display
Added full screen caller and call recording with settings (Rom Control)
Added Note 3 incoming call pop up (Activate in settings)
Hacked Multiwindow - All apps available
Build.prop tweaks
Improvement on speed/smoothness
Added unlimited pages/widgets on lockscreens
Removed stock Kernel choice from Aroma (Now just KTSGS4 & dont flash)
Updated About Phone section (Rom information)
Improved some code
Removed Torch toggle from Settings (Interferes with music mod)
Added Recents/Clear all and Ram bar Xposed module
Tidied up lib folder
Added some missing binary files in
Fixed some background errors in log
Added Flash player
Removed some redundant scripts/mods
Bootanimation included in rom as default, removed flashing procedure
Streamlined ROM package
Removed blocking mode icon
More i cant remember

[COLOR="Red"]NOTE[/COLOR]: Settings - Motions/Gestures - Motion - Turn Over (Mute/Pause) - Leaving this enabled will cause an fc when you get a message or missed call notification (has no other negative effect), disable it to fix (Being investigated)
This is because of the aosp systemui, i will improve it over time and add in as much as i can

[COLOR="red"]PLEASE REMEMBER, THIS IS A BETA ROM WHILE I TRY AND FINISH OFF THE SYSTEMUI PORTING ETC
THERE WILL BE BUGS/MISSING CODE, THEY WILL BE FIXED IN TIME - NONE OF THE EXISTING PROBLEMS STOP YOU FROM USING THE ROM AS A DAILY DRIVER[/COLOR]

[U]Thanks[/U]:
Pikachu01 (sqlite script)
Slaid480(sqlite script)
Carotix (Full screen caller)
Mythtrander (Note 3 Popup)
jovy23 (Mms.apk mods)
loserskater (Updated code)
blchinezu (Xposed module)
TeamBlackout (Inverted apps)



[B][U]BlackBox 2.1[/U][/B]

Changes:
 Rom is 725mb
 Fixed changing keyboards
 Fixed Settings-Accessibility-Screen Timeout fc
 Settings-Security-Sim Change Alert is still fc'ing, even with a fully stock settings app and framework so i need to look further into that
 Tidied up framework theming
 Removed Flashlight shortcut from power menu as its available via the volume up key when the screen is locked
 Added Accessibility power menu shortcut back into Settings-Accessibility
 Tidied up CRT mod cod
 Fixed some incorrect showing text</*>
 Themed some more stuff AOSP
 Running faster smoother than initial release



[B][U]BlackBox 2.0[/U][/B]

Initial 4.3 Release



[B][U]BlackBox 1.0.2[/U][/B]

[U]Changes[/U]:
Rom is 632mb
Fixed overlapping 4g statusbar icons
Fixed 3g icon disappearing after connecting/disconnecting Wifi
Fixed Lux adjustment for auto brightness
Fixed incorrect text in statusbar ime switcher
Fixed Personal Text on Lockscreen
Fixed lockscreen wallpapers
Fixed Battery transparency FC
Added some system .apks back in for stability
Reverted Camera/Gallery back to Samsung versions
Updated Mms.apk – some new options in settings
Sending mms messages – possible fix in place – need verification
Updated Xposed Framework – 2.2 – Can now browse modules through app
Updated App Settings (Per App DPI) – 1.5
Swapped Trebuchet for Apex Launcher
Tidied up framework
Removed shutdown animation
Removed Density Changer from Rom Control
Fixed some icons in Rom Control
Notification panel is now semi transparent
Enabled Lockscreen rotation
Other small mods i cant remember

[U]Aroma[/U]:
Updated Aroma Installer – 2.70RC2
- Fixed ICS Theme
- Much more responsive
Updated Philz Recovery – 5.14.5
Updated KT Kernel
Stock Kernel/Dont Flash – Updated Performance Control

[U]Thanks[/U]:
CPA Poke
GoldieKing
MBQ



[B][U]BlackBox 1.0.1[/U][/B]

Changes:
 Rom is 632mb
 Can now set lockscreen wallpaper
 Updated Device Status code to show full official
 Removed Recents shortcut from Statusbar dropdown header
 Fixed dropdown header layout
 Any color/transparency dropdown date
 Any color/transparency signal
 Any color/transparency wifi
 New Bootanimation

New Feature:
Full Statusbar battery mod;
 11 variants to choose from
 Any colour/transparency

Thanks:
 Lost the name of the creator for the bootanimation - will update when found
 Aou



[B][U]BlackBox 1.0[/U][/B]

Model: GT-I9505 (4.2.2)
MODEM: Removed
PHONE: XXUBMGA
CSC: Removed
Kernel: KT – SGS4
Samsung Build Date: 11.07.2013
Changelist: 1081224

 

Changes:
Rom is 594mb
Option to wipe in Aroma
Cache/Dalvik Cache/preload cleaned during flash
Rooted
Deodexed
Ziplaligned
Call Recording
1% Battery mod (AOKP Square style)
Disabled signature check
Fixed NFC
Photosphere Camera/Gallery
Ext4 Tweaks
BusyBox
Enabled 4G
AOSP Email is hacked (Ignore pop up if you get it)
4 Way Rotation
Disabled ‘Unplug from USB wakes screen’
Removed Carrier info from lockscreens
Removed Carrier info from StatusBar dropdown handle
Nexus 7 animations
And more..

 
Graphic:
Vertumus’ JB Domination AOSP Theme (Blacked, with full AOSP StatusBar layout)
Shutdown animation from SII
Google SE Bootanimation
Themed AOSP Keyboard

 
Added:
init.d support
Sysro/Sysrw
Sysctl Tweaks
Zip Align On Boot
GPU Rendering
Sqlite3
SuperSU 1.55
Modded Hosts File
Better GPS Find/Fix
Updated APN List
Google Music
Customized BlackBox Settings
OTA for Rom updates
More free ram
Device Status Shows As Normal
Extended Power Menu
Powermenu Toggles (All can be toggled on/off apart from volume tab)
Multiple framework tweaks
More i cant remember

 
AOSP:
Contacts
Dialer
Lockscreen
Theme
Calculator
Calendar
Email
Gmail
Mms.apk
Browser
Rom Control
Clock Control
Bash
Battery Bar
Most Audio Sounds (UI/Ringtones Etc)
Many background system files

 

Inverted Apps:
Contacts
Dialer
Calculator
Calendar
Clock
Email
Gmail
Mms.apk
YouTube (Modded – *720p HD -over WiFi & 3G, Screen Off Playback)
Music Player
Play Store
DropBox
ES File Explorer

 
Removed:
Removed Bloat
Removed Touchwiz
Samsung TTS
Un-Needed Lib Files
Kies
Lots of Samsung system apps
Low Battery etc notifications
Blocking Mode Icon
Call settings from settings (available via phone app settings)
Torch shortcut from Settings (Interferes with Music Control)
Other stuff i cant remember

 
Rom Control:

System/Kernel Mods:

K-Tweaker or Performance Control depending on Kernel choice

Xposed Framework

Per App DPI;
Ability to set different DPI’s for individual apps
Tablet Mode etc

Density Changer;
In addition to Per App DPI:
Ability to change density of whole UI (NOT 240dpi COMPATIBLE)

PowerMenu Toggles

Toggle for Menu Button – Long Press Kills Apps

Secret Codes

SuperSU

CPU Tool Stats

UI Mods:
Customizable statusbar:

Any Colour (With Color Preview Box);
StatusBar
Clock
Dropdown Date
Battery Bar

Keyboard Icon Toggle

Alarm Icon Toggle

Center the clock in statusbar
Move the clock to stock location
Remove clock completely
Remove AM/PM
Change AM/PM to small size
Change AM/PM to large size
Add abbreviated day of week to status bar – small size
Add abbreviated day of week to status bar – large size
Remove abbreviated day of week from the status bar

Battery Bar;
Enable/Disable
Style
Thickness
Animation

Customize 2nd Row StatusBar Toggles

Lockscreen Settings:

Music Control (For when screen is locked);
Toggle On/Off
Timeout
Volume Up Action
Volume Down Action

AOSP/TW Lockscreen Toggle
AOSP Lockscreen Vibration Toggle

CRT/Fade Toggles

cLock Settings

Extra Mods:
Wifi Settings
Faster Fix (GPS)
Download All

OTA Settings

Option to restart Phone

 
Thanks:
GoldieKing
Didact74
CyanogenMod
Rovo89
ktoonsez
Vertumus
Team Blackout
MyLifeRocks10
j4velin
theos0o
DvTonder
Wanam
Chainfire

 
KNOWN ISSUES:
Call Logs – Same as S3 – unknown numners arent stored correctly (Being investigated)

Things To Note:
The ability to wake the phone using the home button is disabled by default, change it in Rom Control
PowerMenu toggles are disabled by default, change it in Rom Control
Torch shortcut Settings interferes with Music Control, so option currently removed (do not repeatedly ask about it)





READ THIS BEFORE DOWNLOADING/FLASHING OR POSTING IN THE THREAD:


If you refuse to read the thread and you ask a question that has been covered, i will ignore your post
If you find a bug, i want more than 'Hlap, mai fone broked' - Logcat or it didn't happen
You are flashing this at your own risk - I will not be held responsible for anything that goes wrong
ETA requests will be ignored
Requests for new mods will be read, not necessarily actioned
Rom Control only works in English, other languages will fc (Translations are being looked at)
To repeat, i will not add in any Touchwiz features that aren't already in the ROM
Do not ask for ETA's or early changelogs...its rude
There will never be a non inverted option for this ROM
This is a base ROM, there will be no bloat upload package provided​

FAQ

Why cant i wake the phone with the home button? - Disabled by default, change it in Rom Control
Why dont i have any PowerMenu toggles? - Disabled by default, change it in Rom Control

Can I use:
3Minit?
JKay?
GravityBox?
Wanam Xposed?
Nottach Xposed?


Not supported, don't report issues here

Known Issues
MMS.apk- Adding contact shortcut (will be fixed in next version)
Lux adjustment on auto brightness (related to CRT code, being looked at)
Am/pm for statusbar clock option in rom control doesn't change (related to themed systemui from davey, fixed in next version - only just noticed this one now)

Please read latest changelog entry for anything else​



User Video Review (Courtesy of cobra11111):

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XDA:DevDB Information
BlackBox™ Hybrid ROMs, a ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S 4

Contributors
DSA, http://forum.xda-developers.com/member.php?u=4097982
ROM OS Version: 4.3.x Jellybean
Based On: Samsung/AOSP/AOKP/CyanogenMod

Version Information
Status: Beta
Current Beta Version: 2.2.1
Beta Release Date: 2013-09-01

Created 2013-09-02
Last Updated 2014-02-28
 
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brizey

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Aug 6, 2011
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not sure where download is? or what download to use

Looks like you download the base ROM from the bottom of the giant quoted section with the change logs and the first link with MARC in the name...the file name has Verizon in it.

Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk
 

Tulsadiver

Recognized Contributor
Jul 11, 2013
8,194
5,784
uh wtf man. i just flashed this and it bricked my phone...not a soft brick either. the mother focker wont even turn on

The only trouble I had was it didn't like my google account. I setup a new one and all was fine. Did you select "no recovery" and "no kernel" on install?
 

Gator Brah

Senior Member
Sep 24, 2013
156
28
Negative. I flashed the rom and my modules, all looked good. Hit restart and it turned off, never to turn on again. Im going to have to replace my phone because of this ****. Its not a soft brick whee i can just flash a new image and start over. All that requires the phone be able to at least turn on.
 

holla420

Senior Member
Oct 6, 2011
3,824
1,502
Atlanta,Ga
Wow. I had something similar happen to me. One of the AOSP roms screwed my phone up had to replace my MDK with mk2 :(

Sent from my Beastly powered S4 using Tapatalk
 

trentonw

Senior Member
Dec 3, 2010
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I am stuck at the initial setup, at the turn on wifi screen. every time i try to switch on wifi it just shuts off immediately what do?

I installed through SS on a side partition. what modules do I need to install? and what is the aroma installer?
 

Gator Brah

Senior Member
Sep 24, 2013
156
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I am stuck at the initial setup, at the turn on wifi screen. every time i try to switch on wifi it just shuts off immediately what do?

I installed through SS on a side partition. what modules do I need to install? and what is the aroma installer?

you need to flash your modules. depending on your phone version it'll be mk2, mj7 modules ect.
 
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shindiggity

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Jul 12, 2010
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I am stuck at the initial setup, at the turn on wifi screen. every time i try to switch on wifi it just shuts off immediately what do?

I installed through SS on a side partition. what modules do I need to install? and what is the aroma installer?

Same thing happened to me, just use the other full patch(the older one).
 

Tulsadiver

Recognized Contributor
Jul 11, 2013
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I am stuck at the initial setup, at the turn on wifi screen. every time i try to switch on wifi it just shuts off immediately what do?

I installed through SS on a side partition. what modules do I need to install? and what is the aroma installer?

You shouldn't really be stuck. You can always skip the wifi setup and do it later (after you reboot and flash your modules). Your 4G should work.
 

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    DSA's Masterpiece is now available for everyone else. Enjoy. Thank or donate to DSA or myself.

    Download:
    Verizon MK2 ++ (should work for all but hasn't been tested.)
    Flash on TWRP or SAFESTRAP and then modules or MARC pack or similar like kernel,modem and apns if on a carrier other than Verizon!
    When Installing Choose NO RECOVERY & NO KERNEL!!!

    MARCs:
    MDK MARC test version 1
    Sprint Test 2
    TMobile Test 2
    AT&T Test 3 SS MK2
    AT&T Test 3 Non SS


    OUR Version is nearly identical to international some slight variations or changes in order to make it flawless. But I've had it sitting around for too long decided to push it out. DSA must be busy working on 4.4 keep verizon issues in this thread please! I'll be back Wed to fix any issues with posts / Update this OP til then Enjoy!
    -gogolie

    International Post: (WARNING DONT DOWNLOAD AND FLASH FROM THERE IF NOT FOR YOUR PHONE!)
    welcome.png

    Untitled-4.png
    BlackBox2.png





    POST HERE IF YOU ARE CONTRIBUTING CODE OR PROVIDING LOGCATS FOR BUGS
    development.png




    POST HERE IF YOU WANT TO DISCUSS THE ROM/ASK QUESTIONS/ANYTHING ELSE
    qanda.png





    Code:
    [B][U]BlackBox 2.3[/U][/B]
    
    New Base ROM:
    Model: GT-I9505
    Country: Baltic
    Version: Android 4.3
    Changelist: 2082040
    Samsung Build date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 10:08:57 +0000
    Product Code: SEB
    PDA: I9505XXUENAA
    CSC: Removed
    MODEM: Removed
    
    [U]Changes[/U]:
    Update to NAA base
    Fixed live wallpaper picker fc
    Fixed lux brightness adjustment
    Fixed adding am/pm to statusbar clock (Rom control)
    Fixed adding contacts in messaging
    Added 'Restart SystemUI' option to rom control
    Added 4 way/floating multiwindow
    Added quick unlock on pin/password lockscreen (Rom Control)
    Added option to use widgets on secure lock screen (Rom control)
    Updated Philz recovery
    Improved a couple of background mods
    Added zipalign at boot
    Added AOSP Mms.apk with working MMS messages, fully customizable
    Added brightness fix back in
    
    Mini Aroma revamp;
    -New transitions
    -Reduced overall size of everything (text, layout, icons etc)
    -Tidied up flashing script text/appearance
    
    Mini rom control revamp;
    -Reduced rom control footprint
    -Removed OTA (for now)
    -New toggle sliders for all options
    -Better layout
    -Removed Xposed
    -Removed per app dpi
    
    [U]Thanks[/U]:
    Sorg/Xperiacle (Multiwindow)
    jase33 (Mms.apk)
    
    
    
    [B][U]BlackBox 2.2.1[/U][/B]
    
    [U]Changes[/U]:
    Reworked settings app;
    Fixed settings-volume-volume levels fc
    Fixed settings-display-brightness fc
    Fixed settings-display-wallpaper-lockscreen fc
    Fixed settings-bluetooth-bluetooth pairing dialog pop up fc
    
    Improved ripple effect on ripple lockscreen
    Fixed bluetooth share fc
    Disabled scrolling cache (Dramatically improves responsiveness)
    Added GearManagerStub.apk in
    Added AllShare apk/libs in
    Added Pie in (Rom Control)
    Improved shutdown/reboot speed
    Added traffic counter to statusbar
    Added traffic counter toggle to rom control
    Added any color/transparency traffic counter to rom control
    Updated email app
    Possible fix for MMS messages
    Updated KT kernel
    Updated Philz recovery
    Added IME icon switcher in statusbar toggle (Rom control)
    Added menu long press kills apps toggle (Rom control)
    Added notification panel settings back into settings-display
    Some re-working of rom control app
    Removed Xposed recents apps/Ram bar module
    Updated supersu (1.93)
    
    Reverted systemui back to samsung version (Themed), fixes;
    Condensed statusbar in flip cover view
    Auto screen unlock/wake up (Flip cover)
    Notifications fc with motion turned on
    Fc for non international users
    Any other little niggles that were present
    
    [U]Thanks[/U]:
    Dzol Cp (Traffic meter)
    Goldie (Color mods/Ripple effect)
    noname81 (Pie)
    
    [B][U]BlackBox 2.2[/U][/B]
    
    [U]Changes[/U]:
    BETA ROM
    Rom is 664mb
    
    Updated Contacts.apk - Fixes daler not showing in launcher app drawer
    - Working call logs
    - Working adding events to contacts
    
    Updated Rom Control icons
    Added Multiple new mods into Rom Control;
    - Any color/transparency statusbar
    - Any color/transparency notification icons
    - Bluetooth icon toggle
    - Sound/Vibrate icon toggle
    - AOSP Lockscreen toggle
    - Torch Power menu toggle
    - Screenshot Power menu toggle
    - Statusbar Toggle Control
    - Music Control (Volume keys skip music track)
    - Temp removed sound/vibrate Power Menu toggle 
    
    Complete Mms.apk overhaul - multiple mods added;
    - Enabled group messaging
    - Enabled save/restore
    - Enabled scheduled messaging
    - Enabled umlimited sms recipients
    - Disabled auto sms to mms conversion
    - Modded time stamp to show original time
    - Increased sms limit per hour
    - Enabled split view mode on/off toggle
    - Increased Mms max size & Mms image size
    - Disabled all crappy/un-needed logs
    - Enabled screen on/off toggle
    - Disabled msm to mms auto conversion for emojis
    - Enabled folder view mode
    NOTE: Add contact button is causing fc (Even before i did mods) - just add another contact underneath the previous one for now
    
    Ported G.E 4.3 AOSP Gallery & Camera (BETA)
    - Working Photosphere
    - Working video recording
    There may be bugs, need feedback
    
    Flashing script overhaul
    Fixed quick search fc
    Ported S4 G.E SystemUI - Full AOSP layout with Toggle Control (BETA)
    Swapped keyboard for 4.4 CM (Working Swipe)
    Updated Kernel and Recovery in Aroma
    Enabled native App Ops (Settings-Security)
    Removed ext4 tweaks option in Aroma
    Updated Browser
    Swapped Myfiles for CM File Manager (Working root access)
    Updated DropBox
    Updated Calendar
    Updated Gmail
    Updated Play Store
    Added Inverted YouTube
    Updated Google Play Services
    Updated SuperSU (1.91)
    Removed Notification Panel settings from Settings-Display
    Added full screen caller and call recording with settings (Rom Control)
    Added Note 3 incoming call pop up (Activate in settings)
    Hacked Multiwindow - All apps available
    Build.prop tweaks
    Improvement on speed/smoothness
    Added unlimited pages/widgets on lockscreens
    Removed stock Kernel choice from Aroma (Now just KTSGS4 & dont flash)
    Updated About Phone section (Rom information)
    Improved some code
    Removed Torch toggle from Settings (Interferes with music mod)
    Added Recents/Clear all and Ram bar Xposed module
    Tidied up lib folder
    Added some missing binary files in
    Fixed some background errors in log
    Added Flash player
    Removed some redundant scripts/mods
    Bootanimation included in rom as default, removed flashing procedure
    Streamlined ROM package
    Removed blocking mode icon
    More i cant remember
    
    [COLOR="Red"]NOTE[/COLOR]: Settings - Motions/Gestures - Motion - Turn Over (Mute/Pause) - Leaving this enabled will cause an fc when you get a message or missed call notification (has no other negative effect), disable it to fix (Being investigated)
    This is because of the aosp systemui, i will improve it over time and add in as much as i can
    
    [COLOR="red"]PLEASE REMEMBER, THIS IS A BETA ROM WHILE I TRY AND FINISH OFF THE SYSTEMUI PORTING ETC
    THERE WILL BE BUGS/MISSING CODE, THEY WILL BE FIXED IN TIME - NONE OF THE EXISTING PROBLEMS STOP YOU FROM USING THE ROM AS A DAILY DRIVER[/COLOR]
    
    [U]Thanks[/U]:
    Pikachu01 (sqlite script)
    Slaid480(sqlite script)
    Carotix (Full screen caller)
    Mythtrander (Note 3 Popup)
    jovy23 (Mms.apk mods)
    loserskater (Updated code)
    blchinezu (Xposed module)
    TeamBlackout (Inverted apps)
    
    
    
    [B][U]BlackBox 2.1[/U][/B]
    
    Changes:
     Rom is 725mb
     Fixed changing keyboards
     Fixed Settings-Accessibility-Screen Timeout fc
     Settings-Security-Sim Change Alert is still fc'ing, even with a fully stock settings app and framework so i need to look further into that
     Tidied up framework theming
     Removed Flashlight shortcut from power menu as its available via the volume up key when the screen is locked
     Added Accessibility power menu shortcut back into Settings-Accessibility
     Tidied up CRT mod cod
     Fixed some incorrect showing text</*>
     Themed some more stuff AOSP
     Running faster smoother than initial release
    
    
    
    [B][U]BlackBox 2.0[/U][/B]
    
    Initial 4.3 Release
    
    
    
    [B][U]BlackBox 1.0.2[/U][/B]
    
    [U]Changes[/U]:
    Rom is 632mb
    Fixed overlapping 4g statusbar icons
    Fixed 3g icon disappearing after connecting/disconnecting Wifi
    Fixed Lux adjustment for auto brightness
    Fixed incorrect text in statusbar ime switcher
    Fixed Personal Text on Lockscreen
    Fixed lockscreen wallpapers
    Fixed Battery transparency FC
    Added some system .apks back in for stability
    Reverted Camera/Gallery back to Samsung versions
    Updated Mms.apk – some new options in settings
    Sending mms messages – possible fix in place – need verification
    Updated Xposed Framework – 2.2 – Can now browse modules through app
    Updated App Settings (Per App DPI) – 1.5
    Swapped Trebuchet for Apex Launcher
    Tidied up framework
    Removed shutdown animation
    Removed Density Changer from Rom Control
    Fixed some icons in Rom Control
    Notification panel is now semi transparent
    Enabled Lockscreen rotation
    Other small mods i cant remember
    
    [U]Aroma[/U]:
    Updated Aroma Installer – 2.70RC2
    - Fixed ICS Theme
    - Much more responsive
    Updated Philz Recovery – 5.14.5
    Updated KT Kernel
    Stock Kernel/Dont Flash – Updated Performance Control
    
    [U]Thanks[/U]:
    CPA Poke
    GoldieKing
    MBQ
    
    
    
    [B][U]BlackBox 1.0.1[/U][/B]
    
    Changes:
     Rom is 632mb
     Can now set lockscreen wallpaper
     Updated Device Status code to show full official
     Removed Recents shortcut from Statusbar dropdown header
     Fixed dropdown header layout
     Any color/transparency dropdown date
     Any color/transparency signal
     Any color/transparency wifi
     New Bootanimation
    
    New Feature:
    Full Statusbar battery mod;
     11 variants to choose from
     Any colour/transparency
    
    Thanks:
     Lost the name of the creator for the bootanimation - will update when found
     Aou
    
    
    
    [B][U]BlackBox 1.0[/U][/B]
    
    Model: GT-I9505 (4.2.2)
    MODEM: Removed
    PHONE: XXUBMGA
    CSC: Removed
    Kernel: KT – SGS4
    Samsung Build Date: 11.07.2013
    Changelist: 1081224
    
     
    
    Changes:
    Rom is 594mb
    Option to wipe in Aroma
    Cache/Dalvik Cache/preload cleaned during flash
    Rooted
    Deodexed
    Ziplaligned
    Call Recording
    1% Battery mod (AOKP Square style)
    Disabled signature check
    Fixed NFC
    Photosphere Camera/Gallery
    Ext4 Tweaks
    BusyBox
    Enabled 4G
    AOSP Email is hacked (Ignore pop up if you get it)
    4 Way Rotation
    Disabled ‘Unplug from USB wakes screen’
    Removed Carrier info from lockscreens
    Removed Carrier info from StatusBar dropdown handle
    Nexus 7 animations
    And more..
    
     
    Graphic:
    Vertumus’ JB Domination AOSP Theme (Blacked, with full AOSP StatusBar layout)
    Shutdown animation from SII
    Google SE Bootanimation
    Themed AOSP Keyboard
    
     
    Added:
    init.d support
    Sysro/Sysrw
    Sysctl Tweaks
    Zip Align On Boot
    GPU Rendering
    Sqlite3
    SuperSU 1.55
    Modded Hosts File
    Better GPS Find/Fix
    Updated APN List
    Google Music
    Customized BlackBox Settings
    OTA for Rom updates
    More free ram
    Device Status Shows As Normal
    Extended Power Menu
    Powermenu Toggles (All can be toggled on/off apart from volume tab)
    Multiple framework tweaks
    More i cant remember
    
     
    AOSP:
    Contacts
    Dialer
    Lockscreen
    Theme
    Calculator
    Calendar
    Email
    Gmail
    Mms.apk
    Browser
    Rom Control
    Clock Control
    Bash
    Battery Bar
    Most Audio Sounds (UI/Ringtones Etc)
    Many background system files
    
     
    
    Inverted Apps:
    Contacts
    Dialer
    Calculator
    Calendar
    Clock
    Email
    Gmail
    Mms.apk
    YouTube (Modded – *720p HD -over WiFi & 3G, Screen Off Playback)
    Music Player
    Play Store
    DropBox
    ES File Explorer
    
     
    Removed:
    Removed Bloat
    Removed Touchwiz
    Samsung TTS
    Un-Needed Lib Files
    Kies
    Lots of Samsung system apps
    Low Battery etc notifications
    Blocking Mode Icon
    Call settings from settings (available via phone app settings)
    Torch shortcut from Settings (Interferes with Music Control)
    Other stuff i cant remember
    
     
    Rom Control:
    
    System/Kernel Mods:
    
    K-Tweaker or Performance Control depending on Kernel choice
    
    Xposed Framework
    
    Per App DPI;
    Ability to set different DPI’s for individual apps
    Tablet Mode etc
    
    Density Changer;
    In addition to Per App DPI:
    Ability to change density of whole UI (NOT 240dpi COMPATIBLE)
    
    PowerMenu Toggles
    
    Toggle for Menu Button – Long Press Kills Apps
    
    Secret Codes
    
    SuperSU
    
    CPU Tool Stats
    
    UI Mods:
    Customizable statusbar:
    
    Any Colour (With Color Preview Box);
    StatusBar
    Clock
    Dropdown Date
    Battery Bar
    
    Keyboard Icon Toggle
    
    Alarm Icon Toggle
    
    Center the clock in statusbar
    Move the clock to stock location
    Remove clock completely
    Remove AM/PM
    Change AM/PM to small size
    Change AM/PM to large size
    Add abbreviated day of week to status bar – small size
    Add abbreviated day of week to status bar – large size
    Remove abbreviated day of week from the status bar
    
    Battery Bar;
    Enable/Disable
    Style
    Thickness
    Animation
    
    Customize 2nd Row StatusBar Toggles
    
    Lockscreen Settings:
    
    Music Control (For when screen is locked);
    Toggle On/Off
    Timeout
    Volume Up Action
    Volume Down Action
    
    AOSP/TW Lockscreen Toggle
    AOSP Lockscreen Vibration Toggle
    
    CRT/Fade Toggles
    
    cLock Settings
    
    Extra Mods:
    Wifi Settings
    Faster Fix (GPS)
    Download All
    
    OTA Settings
    
    Option to restart Phone
    
     
    Thanks:
    GoldieKing
    Didact74
    CyanogenMod
    Rovo89
    ktoonsez
    Vertumus
    Team Blackout
    MyLifeRocks10
    j4velin
    theos0o
    DvTonder
    Wanam
    Chainfire
    
     
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    Call Logs – Same as S3 – unknown numners arent stored correctly (Being investigated)
    
    Things To Note:
    The ability to wake the phone using the home button is disabled by default, change it in Rom Control
    PowerMenu toggles are disabled by default, change it in Rom Control
    Torch shortcut Settings interferes with Music Control, so option currently removed (do not repeatedly ask about it)





    READ THIS BEFORE DOWNLOADING/FLASHING OR POSTING IN THE THREAD:


    If you refuse to read the thread and you ask a question that has been covered, i will ignore your post
    If you find a bug, i want more than 'Hlap, mai fone broked' - Logcat or it didn't happen
    You are flashing this at your own risk - I will not be held responsible for anything that goes wrong
    ETA requests will be ignored
    Requests for new mods will be read, not necessarily actioned
    Rom Control only works in English, other languages will fc (Translations are being looked at)
    To repeat, i will not add in any Touchwiz features that aren't already in the ROM
    Do not ask for ETA's or early changelogs...its rude
    There will never be a non inverted option for this ROM
    This is a base ROM, there will be no bloat upload package provided​

    FAQ

    Why cant i wake the phone with the home button? - Disabled by default, change it in Rom Control
    Why dont i have any PowerMenu toggles? - Disabled by default, change it in Rom Control

    Can I use:
    3Minit?
    JKay?
    GravityBox?
    Wanam Xposed?
    Nottach Xposed?


    Not supported, don't report issues here

    Known Issues
    MMS.apk- Adding contact shortcut (will be fixed in next version)
    Lux adjustment on auto brightness (related to CRT code, being looked at)
    Am/pm for statusbar clock option in rom control doesn't change (related to themed systemui from davey, fixed in next version - only just noticed this one now)

    Please read latest changelog entry for anything else​



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    XDA:DevDB Information
    BlackBox™ Hybrid ROMs, a ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S 4

    Contributors
    DSA, http://forum.xda-developers.com/member.php?u=4097982
    ROM OS Version: 4.3.x Jellybean
    Based On: Samsung/AOSP/AOKP/CyanogenMod

    Version Information
    Status: Beta
    Current Beta Version: 2.2.1
    Beta Release Date: 2013-09-01

    Created 2013-09-02
    Last Updated 2014-02-28
    2
    1st!

    1st on 2 roms in 1 night... lol k maybe 4 or 5 ahh sleep....

    saving this for updates./////// bye bye
    2
    Its all good dude. I think i may have flashed the wrong modules after the rom install. No way to tell for sure now that its bricked but from looking at the files on my SD its likely. Warranty is up on the phone because i've had it replaced through insurance before. I just took it over to a tech repair shop today...they say that they have a way of re-flashing it by connecting directly to the system board and its for half the price of an insurance claim. So hopefully they can work some magic for me.
    BTW whats the deal with your paypal? i donated a while back and then it got returned to my paypal account like a month after i sent it....?

    heh well thats cool they'll jtag it for you. my paypal donation should be working now. initially i had set it up because someone else had requested I have a button but I didnt know you had to link a bank account to it in order to accept them and then I didn't think anyone would actually be donating (little faith in humanity but since i've only gotten like 3-4 kind of justified) then i logged in out of curiosity one day and saw it had already revoked a few donations... got my account linked now its all good Tulsa's my biggest fan. I include anyone that donated in a mailing list for access to stuff before i release it online... sorry bro i didn't know that was you i'll update the mailing list to include you tho. hopefully all goes well with your phone and you can get back online. I'm working on a new ASOP ish TW rom right now... blacked out looks nnnniiiice but its one thats never been seen on xda waiting for permission from original author now :\ but I appreciate your support and look forward to helping you pimp your phone in the future ;)
    1
    I am stuck at the initial setup, at the turn on wifi screen. every time i try to switch on wifi it just shuts off immediately what do?

    I installed through SS on a side partition. what modules do I need to install? and what is the aroma installer?

    you need to flash your modules. depending on your phone version it'll be mk2, mj7 modules ect.
    1
    dude?!

    Negative. I flashed the rom and my modules, all looked good. Hit restart and it turned off, never to turn on again. Im going to have to replace my phone because of this ****. Its not a soft brick whee i can just flash a new image and start over. All that requires the phone be able to at least turn on.

    if this is flashed on a blank rom slot and you choose the obvious no philz / no kernel this is physically impossible to happen. but i'm really sorry did you maybe install a kernel? (even that through safestrap should be ok you might get a verizon unsupported software but able to access download mode ect / same with installing philz on any safestrapped phone it replaces your recovery but doesnt brick your phone) but it sucks that it did and im sorry. i don't understand what would make it not even turn on at all... ive flashed hundreds of versions of roms and everything else in between n softbrick yes escapable if safestrap was installed by going into download mode and popping battery a couple times will force it back into safestrap usually... im baffled bro I just don't know why it'd do that. you've used my other roms fine and there's no difference with this one... I'm assuming your using my version and not the international but still shouldn't really make a difference slight changes in the installer script and more verizon/apn files are the only differences in the two. neither of which should cause any major problems at all. i have had my own problems with this phone but mine I assumed were due to my phone overheating. there a bit notorious for this problem have even caused fires supposedly... thats why I lost my mdk and forced upgrade to mk2. but I hope your carrier is replacing the phone don't worry about warranty if its not turning on at all not even in dl mode then they wont be able to deny you a warranty or if you have insurance just do a claim and throw it in the garbage it was stolen now. but hope all is well brotha! if ppl would donate like a $1 everytime they download one of my ports I'd have mucho deniero but with only 4 donations and thousands of downloads won't do it or I'd be offering to buy you a new phone bro
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