[ROM][8.1][EOL] Lineage 15.1 | BETA 2 | Development & Discussion | 26/05/2018

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Unofficial build of LineageOS 15.0 (Android 8.0.0) for the Sony Xperia M2 (eagle)​
About Lineage OS:
Lin·e·age
/ˈlinēij/
noun

  1. lineal descent from an ancestor; ancestry or pedigree.
  2. a sequence of species each of which is considered to have evolved from its predecessor.

Disclaimer:
LineageOS (Lineage Android Distribution) members or anyone else on this website is 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 the products you find here before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications, and if you point the finger at us for messing up your device, we will laugh at you. Your warranty will be void if you tamper with any part of your device / software.

What's working:
  • GSM
  • Mobile Data
  • Display
  • Camera (Both photos and video recording)
  • Audio playback
  • Audio recording
  • Video playback
  • External SDcard
  • Internal SDcard
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth
  • MTP
  • GPS
  • FM Radio
  • Notification LED
  • Deepsleep
  • Sensors
  • NFC
  • USB OTG
  • Brightness control
  • WiFi tethering
  • USB tethering
  • Offline Charging

What's NOT working:
  • SELinux permissive

It's entirely possible that features not used by me are broken, but overall the device should be usable. You have been warned.

How to install:
Install latest TWRP and read OP from HERE
- Download the latest build
- Download Gapps
- Take a nandroid backup
- Full wipe and factory reset
- Flash ROM using latest TWRP 3.x Recovery
- Flash Gapps
- Reboot.
- Enjoy!

Downloads:

BETA 2

BETA 1

ALPHA 4

ALPHA 3

ALPHA 2

ALPHA 1

Gapps

XDA:DevDB Information
[ROM][8.1][EOL] Lineage 15.1 | BETA 2 | Development & Discussion | 26/05/2018, ROM for the Sony Xperia M2

Contributors
Konstantinosj77, galaxyfreak
ROM OS Version: 8.x Oreo
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x
Based On: LineageOS

Version Information
Status: Beta
Current Beta Version: 2
Beta Release Date: 2018-05-26

Created 2017-09-08
Last Updated 2018-05-26
 
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JuniorCaesar

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aand there we go, you are the king! thank you so much for your efforts <3

overall is so great! performance is outstanding for rom's status :)
 

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only issue for me is wifi doesn't see my hide network,i registered it but it stays on saved networks page. but it connects perfectly to normal networks
EDIT:File managers do not work properly or not open at all (ex. Xplore)
EDIT 2: How to grant root for adb? There is no option for that in Dev settings
 
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only issue for me is wifi doesn't see my hide network,i registered it but it stays on saved networks page. but it connects perfectly to normal networks
EDIT:File managers do not work properly or not open at all (ex. Xplore)
EDIT 2: How to grant root for adb? There is no option for that in Dev settings

Total commander works for me.

Run "adb root" in your Terminal
 
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Nitin69

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Galaxyfreak Kj77 hats off to you both, never thought you would gift us with 8 so fast.
Working like a beauty on D2302.
THANKS TO BOTH OF YOU

1 question though how to get root previlages
 
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marco2tiger8

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Wow. I'm speechless. Just bought Android O Substratum theme yesterday, because I thought alpha release will come a little later. I'm downloading it now!

Well anyway, congratulations for everyone! :victory:

Thank you for everyone contribution to make this real :highfive:
 
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marco2tiger8

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Now it's time for feedback. (I'll write what's work and what's not, if it's written on first post, I will still write it)

- Buggy camera (can't save video recording and no 1080p recording, I use PMSCameraNextMod and stock camera)

- Bluetooth is buggy but work, especially Settings>Bluetooth (if opened, Bluetooth keep turning on and off) you need a Bluetooth device that request to pair.
I test it with my bluetooth headphone and it's connected and working.

- a bit sluggish on transition and animation
- Files doesn't show internal SD, any downloaded file like apk needs to be "copy to" to external SD with Files in order to open it from Files My mistake, sorry. Thanks @JuniorCaesar

- longer boot time compared to los 14.1. (I counted the boot animation circle, in 14.1 it's around 7-8 round. In 15 it took more than 10 round before lineage os logo show up)

- everything else is working or not used by me.

I was going to test nfc, but it seems that there is no other people's phone being unused. :p
That's all for now I think :good:
 

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Apologizes in advance if "alternative" sensors end up broken [emoji14] I hope they won't!
Bad news - they are broken... All of them :'(
But it's bootable and most of the thing works (apart from BT etc.).

I can even login to Snapchat and take picture but only with front camera - cannot switch to back one.

Also - is there something added regarding "low ram" or something like that? Because Chrome browser switched itself to that simple tabs switch (without "3D tabs") and without animations...

But overall, it's super-fast for a ROM in alpha stage :D

Sent from my Xperia M2 using Tapatalk
 

JuniorCaesar

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Files doesn't show internal SD, any downloaded file like apk needs to be "copy to" to external SD with Files in order to open it from Files

press 3 dot menu and select Show Internal Storage or whatever it is.

Thanks, could you please forward the link

it shouldn't be too hard to google, eh:silly:
here you go

https://download.chainfire.eu/1122/SuperSU/SR3-SuperSU-v2.82-SR3-20170813133244.zip
 
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    Unofficial build of LineageOS 15.0 (Android 8.0.0) for the Sony Xperia M2 (eagle)​
    About Lineage OS:
    Lin·e·age
    /ˈlinēij/
    noun

    1. lineal descent from an ancestor; ancestry or pedigree.
    2. a sequence of species each of which is considered to have evolved from its predecessor.

    Disclaimer:
    LineageOS (Lineage Android Distribution) members or anyone else on this website is 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 the products you find here before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications, and if you point the finger at us for messing up your device, we will laugh at you. Your warranty will be void if you tamper with any part of your device / software.

    What's working:
    • GSM
    • Mobile Data
    • Display
    • Camera (Both photos and video recording)
    • Audio playback
    • Audio recording
    • Video playback
    • External SDcard
    • Internal SDcard
    • WiFi
    • Bluetooth
    • MTP
    • GPS
    • FM Radio
    • Notification LED
    • Deepsleep
    • Sensors
    • NFC
    • USB OTG
    • Brightness control
    • WiFi tethering
    • USB tethering
    • Offline Charging

    What's NOT working:
    • SELinux permissive

    It's entirely possible that features not used by me are broken, but overall the device should be usable. You have been warned.

    How to install:
    Install latest TWRP and read OP from HERE
    - Download the latest build
    - Download Gapps
    - Take a nandroid backup
    - Full wipe and factory reset
    - Flash ROM using latest TWRP 3.x Recovery
    - Flash Gapps
    - Reboot.
    - Enjoy!

    Downloads:

    BETA 2

    BETA 1

    ALPHA 4

    ALPHA 3

    ALPHA 2

    ALPHA 1

    Gapps

    XDA:DevDB Information
    [ROM][8.1][EOL] Lineage 15.1 | BETA 2 | Development & Discussion | 26/05/2018, ROM for the Sony Xperia M2

    Contributors
    Konstantinosj77, galaxyfreak
    ROM OS Version: 8.x Oreo
    ROM Kernel: Linux 3.4.x
    Based On: LineageOS

    Version Information
    Status: Beta
    Current Beta Version: 2
    Beta Release Date: 2018-05-26

    Created 2017-09-08
    Last Updated 2018-05-26
    25
    ALPHA 4

    Changelog
    - Latest LineageOS/Android sources
    - Include Snap camera app
    - Many of the cm-14.1 features
    - Dark mode
    - Colour engine
    - New power menu
    - New LineageOS adaptable icons


    Download
    24
    Video recording fixed! But: There is a thin green vertical line on right side of the recording. Definitely present on 1080p, but may be fine with 720p.
    Also we enabled Android Go configuration for the next build.
    We will look into the remaining bugs and try to figure some out.
    Next build maybe this weekend or next monday.

    cc: @galaxyfreak
    23
    ALPHA 2

    Changelog
    - Fixed BT issues
    - Fixed offline charging
    - Fixed "System not responding" on boot
    - Fixed newer sensors devices

    Download

    Camera fix (includes SnapdragonCamera)
    22
    BETA 2!

    Finally got some time to finish this build...
    DOWNLOAD
    Biggest change is video recording fully fixed...livedisplay unfortunately still not fixed...

    Didn't really test this much, so use at your own risk...

    This is gonna be last build by kj77 and me.
    Thanks to everyone who used our builds. See you at some other device forum! :)