[ROM][5.1.1] OmniROM for GT-I8190 S3 Mini


Senior Member
Oct 6, 2013


OmniROM 5.1.1
Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini (GT-I8190)

This project is based upon the sources provided by the Omnirom Team, TeamCanjica and OliverG96, and has been gradually enhanced with additional fixes and features in a collaborative effort.

Latest 5.1.1 release: omni-5.1.1-20161003-golden

What's new:
  • Enable native encryption support (fixed data partition size)
  • Allow seperate password for device encryption*
    Keep a simple lock screen PIN, but define a seperate stronger password for device encryption.
  • Defend against lockscreen PIN brute forcing*
    Restart device upon five times wrong PIN entry to force encryption password entry
  • Native Apps2SD support
  • Applied July and August security patches (Patchlevel: 2016-08-05)

    *Backported to 5.1.1 from CopperheadOS

What's in:
  • Merged upstream AOSP 5.1.1_r37 code (LMY49J)
  • Android Security Patch Level: 2016-08-05
  • RIL: Voice calls, SMS, Mobile Data: 2G, 3G up to HSDPA
  • Bluetooth (with A2DP and AVRCP support, In-Call Audio (SCO))
  • WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n, WiFi tethering ("WiFi Hotspot")
  • GPS
  • Theming support (RRO Layers)
  • Native Apps2SD support
  • Virtual keys haptic feedback
  • Custom button and LED button backlight settings
  • Multimedia: Audio, Video, Torch LED, Images Gallery, Voice Rec
  • Camera (pics), Video recording (camcorder)
  • Messaging: Email, SMS/MMS
  • Battery Saver Mode
  • Offline charging
  • CPU Deep Sleep support


ROM: DOWNLOAD [androidfilehost.com]
[Builds up to 20150712 are still accessible here]

Note: Pico or Nano package is recommended. Download the zip file, flash it via TWRP and you're done.

Rooting: SuperSU 2.46
Since OmniROM does not come rooted out-of-the-box, you can use SuperSU (by Chainfire) to do that if needed.
Link to latest official stable system-included version 2.46 above. Flash it via TWRP and you're done.
Note: At least SuperSU 2.40 is required to successfully root!

Recovery: TWRP
Provided as recovery.img, needs to be flashed with Heimdall.



Special thanks go to @Meticulus for his great support on the initial lollipop bring-up! :highfive:

@Unjustified Dev: Audio fixes
@OliverG96: Sources for S3 Mini device, kernel, vendor
@Rox (TeamCanjica): Omni OMX patched sources and support
@omnirom: Full OmniROM sources tree
@exothermic: Sources and support
@Android-Andi: Sources and support, also great new cherry-picks
@New Maclaw: OMX source patches
@AGONTUK: zRAM and LZ4 patches

Big THANKS to all of you (and everybody who has contributed to your branches) for your great work!

Last, but not least: Enjoy OmniROM!


 * Your warranty is now void.
 * I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards,
 * thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please
 * do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM
 * before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications at YOUR OWN RISK.
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Senior Member
Mar 3, 2011

If it weren't for voice, it'd be a really decent kick-off release. Still, started to like it a lot even without. As always, time and good co-op will get it fixed. :)
Great dude! Great! Downloading and testing! What about performance? Bad as cm12 or seems better??