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[ROM][J500xx][TW-7.1.1][v5.0] SEPerience-ROM A8 2018 Port

Should SEP 8.5 ROM support J500H too? (Remember: mobile data bug present)

  • Yes, I can live without mobile data

    Votes: 5 71.4%
  • No, I need mobile data

    Votes: 2 28.6%

  • Total voters
    7
  • Poll closed .
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leduardocosta

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Hello, I have a j500m. Everything works fine. However the sound in the ear speaker volume is very low. I already reset the system and reinstalled and nothing to solve. The first time it was fine. Can you tell me where the audio files are for me to take a look at?
 

VovoKrall

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It's REALLY smooth, way more than LOS 17.1, but I really disliked its... well, Samsung interface, so I returned to LOS.
But congratulations on this amazing work. I never thought my J5 would run so buttery smooth.
 

prototype74

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Hello, I have a j500m. Everything works fine. However the sound in the ear speaker volume is very low. I already reset the system and reinstalled and nothing to solve. The first time it was fine. Can you tell me where the audio files are for me to take a look at?
In such cases it could be possible that a CSC feature is causing this issue. Try to remove CscFeature_Audio_ConfigCallVolumeSteps from /system/omc/customcsc.xml
It's REALLY smooth, way more than LOS 17.1, but I really disliked its... well, Samsung interface, so I returned to LOS.
But congratulations on this amazing work. I never thought my J5 would run so buttery smooth.
Ok lol, thanks for you opinion😂
 

sprylog1

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Jun 30, 2021
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why are some apps missing from the playstore, in the stock rom they're all there, the netflix app and other apps i use are not available on play store in this rom
 

hasangillani66

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Nov 21, 2020
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Ok, Guys, I Have Tested Many Roms For My J5(J500H), But Found This Rom To Be The Best. Its Butter Like Smooth and Has Best Battery Life. It Gives Me The Best Samsung Experience Of All The Roms On XDA.
As Far As The Adoptable Storage Is Concerned, I Recommend You All To Flast This File (Attached Zip File) . You Can Get Adoptable Storage Without Magisk Manager Or Supersu.
By The Way, Thank You So Much @prototype74 :love::love: For Developing This Magnicifent Rom For Our J5. Everything Work Fine In This Rom With Zero Bugs. I Recommend Everyone On XDA To Flash This Rom On Your J5 2015 Because This Is The Best. By The Way, I An Using 32 GB Class 10 SD Card For Better Performance.
And Also If Anyone Wants This Theme Which I Am Using I Will Give The APK Below Install It And Then Apply The Theme From Galaxy Themes ;)
 

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During whatsapp calls observed volume dropped dramatically and not hearable properly. While on calling with sim volume is ok. Please reply any solution???
 

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The ROM actually runs great.But I have a problem with my J500FN aka j5nlte to which I can not find a solution. I have an Internet Radio App (Antenne Niedersachsen) ... whenever I run this, and then turn off the display. Then after a few minutes, the internet radio (via Wifi) is always terminated. So only the sound goes away. If I then only turn the display back on, then the sound also comes back immediately. I don't even have to enter my PIN. I have tried several energy saving options to turn off. But that all helped nothing. I had also turned off this battery manager from Samsung completely. So that he should not save power. But still does not help. Could anyone observe something similar? And does anyone have any ideas? Actually, I would otherwise be super happy with the ROM. Also because it is the only one where VoLTE and VoWifi works. But that with the Internet radio is for me an exclusion option. I'm currently using the Lineage OS 18.1 which also runs great, but doesn't have this problem. But there is no VolWifi... which is a pity. Thank you!
 

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    Originally made for the Galaxy A3 2015, readapted and reoptimized for the Galaxy J5 2015 family


    Disclaimer:

    Code:
    I am not responsible for any damage you done with your device.
    Flash this ROM at your own risk!
    
    [COLOR="Red"][B]YOU'RE NOT ALLOWED TO TAKE OR REUPLOAD ANY PART FROM THIS ROM WITHOUT MY PERMISSION!
    IF YOU WANT SHARE THIS ROM, LINK TO THIS THREAD AND [U]USE THE DOWNLOAD LINK BELOW[/U].[/B]
    PLEASE CONTACT ME FIRST, IF YOU WANT TO PORT THIS ROM FOR YOUR DEVICE.
    [/COLOR]


    Supported variants:
    • Galaxy A3 2015: SM-A300FU, SM-A300Y
    • Galaxy A5 2015: SM-A500F, SM-A500FU, SM-A500G, SM-A500H, SM-A500K, SM-A500L, SM-A500M, SM-A500S, SM-A500W, SM-A500Y
    • Galaxy J5 2015: SM-J500F, SM-J500FN, SM-J500G, SM-J500H, SM-J500M
    • Galaxy J5 2016: SM-J510F, SM-J510FN, SM-J510FQ, SM-J510GN, SM-J510H, SM-J510MN, SM-J510UN


    ROM information and features:

    • Base: J510MNUBU3BSC1
    • Port: A530FXXS3ARH1
    • Powered by hadesKernel v3.1.2 (by @corsicanu) and Quasar Kernel v1.6/v2.0 (by @BlackMesa123)*
    • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
    • Hybrid security patch level (Port: 2018-08-01, Base: 2019-03-01)
    • Deknoxed
    • Debloated
    • Deodexed
    • Zipaligned
    • Aroma installer
    • SEP 8.5 Phone/Contacts
    • SEP 8.5 Message
    • SEP 8.5 Gallery
    • SEP 8.5 Clock
    • SEP 8.5 Calendar
    • SEP 8.5 MyFiles
    • Air Message
    • AppLock
    • Bixby Home
    • Call recording
    • Custom CSC feature v2.5 support
    • Disabled dm_verity check and tima service
    • Dual Messenger
    • Dual Speaker Mod
    • Download booster
    • Edge Screen
    • Google's Night Light (more info here)
    • Manage app data
    • MirrorLink
    • Multi Window
    • OMC (Multi-CSC) support (full list below)
    • Navigation bar
    • Game Launcher
    • Game Tools
    • Private Mode
    • Themes Store
    • VoLTE (CSC dependent)
    • VoWiFi (CSC dependent)
    • Screen Recorder
    • Smart Stay
    • Smart View
    • Fake Knox 0x0 status
    • Device status official
    • And more...
    * Default kernel images are:
    • Galaxy A3/A5 2015: hadesKernel v3.1.2
    • Galaxy J5 2015: Quasar Kernel v1.6
    • Galaxy J5 2016: Quasar Kernel v2.0



    Known bugs and issues:

    • No known bugs

    Please keep in mind: I don't own a J500xx device, so please make a detailed logcat if you encounter bugs.


    Download:


    Looking for an old version? All previous versions are available on AndroidFileHost


    Installation:

    • Make sure you have any TWRP Recovery with aroma installer support installed
    • Download the ROM zip and push it to internal or external storage
    • Enter TWRP Recovery
    • Backup your current ROM in case something goes wrong
    • Do a Full Wipe (system, dalvik-cache, data, cache)
    • Install the ROM
    • Reboot to System
    Note : First boot take 10-15 minutes, so don't interrupt it!


    Telegram support:



    OMC (Multi-CSC) supported countries:

    Code:
    ACR, KSA - Saudi Arabia			PAK - Pakistan
    AFG - Afghanistan			PHE - Spain
    ARO - Argentina				PHN - Netherlands
    ATO - Open Austria			ROM - Romania
    AUT - Switzerland			SEB - Baltic
    BNG - Bangladesh			SEE - South East Europe
    BGL - Bulgaria				SEK - Ukraine
    BTC - Libya				SER - Russia
    BTU, CPW -  United Kingdom		SKZ - Kazakhstan
    CAC - Uzbekistan			SLK - Sri Lanka
    CAM, THL - Thailand			TEB - Bosnia and Herzegovina
    CEL, ILO, PCL, PTR - Israel		THR - Iran
    CHO - Chile				TPA - Panama
    COO - Colombia				TPH - Portugal
    DBT - Germany				TUN - Tunisia
    EGY - Egypt				TUR - Turkey
    EON, TTT - Trinidad and Tobago		XEF - France
    EUR - Greece				XEH - Hungary
    INS - India				XEO - Poland
    ITV - Italy				XEU - United Kingdom / Ireland
    LYS, XSG - United Arab Emirates		XEZ - Czech Republic
    NEE - Nordic countries			XFA, XFE - South Africa
    NPL - Nepal				XME - Malaysia
    MAT, MWD - Morocco			XXV - Vietnam
    MID - Iraq				ZTO - Brazil
    ORX - Slovakia


    Notes:

    • This ROM is NOT prerooted


    Credits:

    @corsicanu for his awesome magic, support and fixes ;)
    @BlackMesa123 for Quasar Kernel and help :highfive:
    @updesh94 for Serenity Kernel :highfive:
    @Wuby986 for private mode fix
    @ananjaser1211 for a lot of help and contribution to this project! :highfive:
    @malbert16442 for his awesome porting guide
    @ASSAYYED for AssayedKitchen
    @Ticklefish for TMA and TOAD
    @amarullz for aroma installer

    Testers:
    @EBY @naeem hannon

    PM me if I forgot someone :)


    Kernel Source Code and Thread:



    Additional information:

    Contributors
    @prototype74, @corsicanu, @BlackMesa123, @updesh94
    ROM OS Version: 7.x Nougat
    ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x
    ROM Firmware Required: Marshmallow Bootloader and Modem
    Based on: Samsung Experience 8.5

    Version Information
    Status: Stable
    Current Stable Version: v5.0 Final
    Stable Release Date: 2019-05-31
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    Changelog:


    v5.0 Final - 2019-05-31:
    - ROM renamed to SEPerience-ROM A8 2018 Port
    - Updated Base version to J510MNUBU3BSC1
    - Updated OpenCV library
    - Updated system binaries metadata
    - Hybrid security patch Aug 2018/March 2019
    - Reworked aroma installer
    - Dual Speaker Mod (for all variants)
    - Unified build (A3/A5 + J5)
    - Serenity Kernel has been removed (J500xx)
    - Quasar Kernel has been removed (A 2015 series)
    - Added Call recording option (selectable in aroma)
    - Added Camera shutter sound (selectable in aroma)
    - Added OneUI Audio (selectable in aroma)
    - Added DPI settings in aroma
    - Added extra quick tiles
    - Corrected J500G battery properties (2100 mAh)
    - Disabled rotation on lockscreen
    - Disabled dm_verity check and tima service
    - Enabled Caller ID and Spam Protection for all CSC
    - Extra volume steps in calls (selectable in aroma)
    - Fixed compatibility failed issues in certain TWRP versions
    - Fixed permissions for certain system configurations
    - Fixed Live Message
    - Fixed Samsung Health on non-rooted phones
    - Fixed Smart Stay
    - Full OneUI emojis support
    - Moved some CSC features to customcsc_v25.xml
    - OneUI clock font (selectable in aroma)
    - Patched OMC to make all of CSC dependent features working for all CSC
    - Removed IMEI Tracker from certain CSC (BNG, INS, SLK)
    - Removed Kernel menu from aroma installer
    - Removed RMM stuff as Snapdragon 410 BL doesn't even have RMM state
    - SEPerience-ROM's own custom bootanimation (selectable in aroma)
    - System-wide font changed to Android Pie
    - Tweaks for better performance and battery life experience
    - Updated RIL (J500H)
    - Updated System HALs and components
    - Updated WiFi configurations
    - Using default hw parameters
    - Other under the hood improvements

    v4.0 - 2018-11-30:
    - Updated Base version to J510FNXXU2BRI1 (INS)
    - Cleaned up system apps
    - Updated Custom CSC feature to v2.0
    - Merged additional CSC into OMC (CAM, THL, XME and XXV)
    - Ported SE 9.0 Oreo system apps
    - Enabled Samsung Camera sticker center and attitional features
    - New Samsung Messages (v5.0) Oreo with stickers support
    - Reworked troubleshoot options
    - Introduced Night Light
    - Rotation on lockscreen
    - Removed Blue light filter
    - Removed Face Recognition completely
    - Updated Edge panels
    - Patched OMC to make most of CSC dependent features working on all CSC codes
    - Search bar in quick settings
    - Added Quick tools edge
    - White boot & shutdown animation
    - Other under the hood improvements

    v3.5.1 - 2018-09-25:
    - Updated Serenity Kernel to v1.5 with J500H support
    - Fixed GPS connectivity issues after mobile data fix (J500H)
    - Fixed slow charging for some users
    - Removed NFC from Non-NFC variants
    - ROM installs correct kernel image on J500FN (j5nlte) variant now

    v3.5 - 2018-09-05:
    - Updated Port version to A530FXXS3ARH1 (OMC)
    - New security patch level 2018-08-01
    - Fixed Mobile data (J500H)
    - Added Clipboard and SBrowser Edge
    - Enhanced Troubleshoot options
    - New debloat option in aroma installer
    - Qualcomm location service
    - Qualcomm RIL service
    - Small changes for edge screen
    - Updated Custom CSC feature to v1.5
    - Other under the hood improvements

    v3.0 - 2018-07-22:
    - Updated Base version to J510FNXXU2BRE6 (DBT)
    - Updated Port version to A530FXXS2ARF1 (OMC)
    - New security patch level 2018-06-01
    - Air Message
    - Custom CSC feature support
    - Data usage view on quick panel
    - FM Radio
    - Grace UX Launcher (choosable in aroma)
    - Merged additional CSC into OMC (ACR, AFG, BTC, CEL, EGY, ILO, KSA, LYS, MAT, MID, MWD, PAK, PCL, PTR, THR, TUN, TUR, XFA, XFE, XSG)
    - Removed some universal (exynos) system apps
    - S Clean
    - S Bike Mode
    - S Power planning
    - S Secure
    - Screen Recorder
    - Security enhancement
    - Smart Manager CN (+ Samsung's Package Installer with extra features)
    - Troubleshoot options in aroma installer
    - USB Backup (requires OTG support)
    - Use 4G or LTE data icon

    v2.0 - 2018-06-24:
    - Updated Base version to J510FNXXU2BRD7 (INS)
    - Updated Port version to A530FXXS2ARE1 (OMC)
    - New security patch level 2018-05-01
    - Added Quasar Kernel v1.6 by @BlackMesa123
    - Added J500H support
    - Added LTE/4G only in network mode
    - Additional Quick tiles
    - Auto reboot section in settings
    - Cleaned up system apps
    - Data usage notifications
    - Disabled text magnifying glass
    - Edge lighting notification (partially working)
    - Extended power menu
    - Extended Wi-Fi menu
    - Fixed incorrect bluetooth battery stats
    - Manage app data
    - New data usage settings
    - Removed Samsung Secure Wi-Fi
    - Reworked MirrorLink without external libs
    - Security enhancement
    - SVoice

    v1.0 - 2018-05-29:
    - initial release
    - Merged additional CSC into OMC (BNG, NPL, INS and SLK)
    - Removed preloaded Samsung Keyboard languages (sipdb) for more free system space



    F.A.Q

    Q: How to root it?
    A: Grab Magisk from here.

    Q: Splash screen gets more and more greenish when I try to boot. Is that normal?
    A: Of course not. This means you're not on Marshmallow bootloader & Modem. Flash any MM stock ROM first before you flash this ROM.

    Q: ROM booted but there is no gallery, clock etc. Why did you removed it?
    A: I didn't, YOU debloated them in aroma installer. Reflash the ROM again without wiping data and this time don't debloat them.

    Q: There is no CSC folder in /system. How to add CSC features?
    A: This ROM is featured with OMC, a new multi CSC solution. Locate to /system/omc and add your features to customcsc.xml.

    Q: My GPS does not find my location. Any fix?
    A: Download GPS Test app from Google play, run it, go outside and wait 10 minutes.

    Q: Do I have to clean flash when there is a new update?
    A: No, flash it over a previous version is ok.

    Q: I enabled screen recorder in aroma but I can't find it in settings. How to run screen recorder?
    A: You can find it's settings in settings > advanced features > screen recorder. To start recording, pull down quick settings, search for Screen Capture tile, extend it and select screen recorder.

    Q: XYZ app does not work/force closes and I want create a log to help you. How can I create a logcat?
    A: I'm glad you'd like to help. Follow this xda tutorial or download any logcat app from Google Play.

    Q: Why still no Oreo or Pie port?
    A: Samsung won't update any MSM8916 device to Oreo/Pie anymore.

    Q: Why I can't enable 4G in second SIM?
    A: Galaxy MSM8916 modems don't support dual LTE.

    Q: I've enabled navigation bar but I don't like it. How can I remove it?
    A: Reflash the ROM select everything you did before except nav bar without wiping data.

    Q: Do I have to flash Galaxy A8 2018 mods, recoveries etc. when I use this ROM?
    A: NO! This ROM will not transform your Galaxy to an A8. Only flash mods, recoveries etc. meant for your device variant.

    Q: Mobile data does not work on my J500H...
    A: Upgrade to SEP 8.5 ROM v3.5+
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    SEPerience-ROM v5.0 is here! Please read

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    After couple of weeks of hard work here is it, the final update of SEPerience-ROM A8 2018 Port!

    Now I have some words to say about SEPerience-ROM:
    The development of SEPerience-ROM started on January 2018 with the help from my friend @corsicanu. :) I have to be honestly, I felt like a noob at this time, so the first version of SEPerience-ROM was more like a stock-based ROM. And the first release was on 25th February 2018 for the Galaxy A3 2015 (SM-A300FU).
    From time to time I've added new features to the next versions, besides that I've collected more and more experiences how TouchWiz works. At a certain point I've decided to add more devices and variants to SEPerience-ROM. First the support of SM-A300Y then on 9th May 2018 the support of the Galaxy J5 2016! Well the first version of SEPerience-ROM for J5 2016 was awful and full of bugs as I didn't own this device but the next version (v1.5) allowed the J5 2016 users to enjoy SEPerience-ROM too. This support of J5 2016 woke up the attention of the J5 2015 users. So, I got some private messages from J5 2015 users on XDA and Telegram to add support for the Galaxy J5 2015 too, which I did finally on 29th May 2018: the community of SEPerience-ROM got bigger and bigger over time. My favourite work I did for the J5 2015, to be exactly J500H, was the mobile data fix. A lot of J500H users are now able to enjoy TouchWiz 7.1.1 based ROMs with working data traffic.
    However, like in every community, there were dark times for SEPerience-ROM, either here on XDA or in Telegram. Yes, I’m talking about unfair behaviours from the community like respectless, kangs, haters etc. towards to developers. I won’t tell names to avoid a discussion.
    Nevertheless, such events didn’t demotivate me to carry on the development of SEPerience-ROM.
    Before we reached the end of 2018, my friend @corsicanu requested me to add support for the Galaxy A5 2015 to my ROM. Which I did on 30th November 2018. At this time SEPerience-ROM supporting 4 devices now, all with same SoC. I thought this was now the final for my ROM but I saw a lot of improvements was still missing which are included in this update.

    Now I can say: SEPerience-ROM reached it’s final state and there is nothing more to improve or to add… Maybe we’ll meet us in an other Galaxy soon… ;)

    I want to give all my thanks to @corsicanu, @ananjaser1211 and @BlackMesa123 for their help, contributions and support in this period of time. You guys rock!

    Also, all lot of thanks to my testers:
    @mechamon86 @Nealy. @naeem hannon @EBY @Freak3672 @josephpatrick for testing the Unified build for you all.

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    Changelog v5.0:

    - ROM renamed to SEPerience-ROM A8 2018 Port
    - Updated Base version to J510MNUBU3BSC1
    - Updated OpenCV library
    - Updated system binaries metadata
    - Hybrid security patch Aug 2018/March 2019
    - Reworked aroma installer
    - Dual Speaker Mod (for all variants)
    - Unified build (A3/A5 + J5)
    - Serenity Kernel has been removed (J500xx)*
    - Quasar Kernel has been removed (A 2015 series)*

    - Added Call recording option (selectable in aroma)
    - Added Camera shutter sound (selectable in aroma)
    - Added OneUI Audio (selectable in aroma)
    - Added DPI settings in aroma
    - Added extra quick tiles
    - Corrected J500G battery properties (2100 mAh)
    - Disabled rotation on lockscreen
    - Disabled dm_verity check and tima service
    - Enabled Caller ID and Spam Protection for all CSC
    - Extra volume steps in calls (selectable in aroma)
    - Fixed compatibility failed issues in certain TWRP versions
    - Fixed permissions for certain system configurations
    - Fixed Live Message
    - Fixed Samsung Health on non-rooted phones
    - Fixed Smart Stay
    - Full OneUI emojis support
    - Moved some CSC features to customcsc_v25.xml
    - OneUI clock font (selectable in aroma)
    - Patched OMC to make all of CSC dependent features working for all CSC
    - Removed IMEI Tracker from certain CSC (BNG, INS, SLK)
    - Removed Kernel menu from aroma installer
    - Removed RMM stuff as Snapdragon 410 BL doesn't even have RMM state
    - SEPerience-ROM's own custom bootanimation (selectable in aroma)
    - System-wide font changed to Android Pie
    - Tweaks for better performance and battery life experience
    - Updated RIL (J500H)
    - Updated System HALs and components
    - Updated WiFi configurations
    - Using default hw parameters
    - Other under the hood improvements

    * Default kernel images are:
    - A3/A5 2015: hadesKernel v3.1.2
    - J5 2015: Quasar Kernel v1.6
    - J5 2016: Quasar Kernel v2.0



    DOWNLOAD v5.0: AndroidFileHost
    Mirror: Google Drive


    How to update from previous version:

    1. Flash v5.0
    2. OPTIONAL: Wipe dalvik cache and cache (not recommend on A3/A5 2015)
    3. Reboot


    OP updated
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    I just wanna let you know, this ROM is not dead yet! same to SEP 8.5 ROM Lite:
    - SEP 8.5 (A8) ROM will receive v4.1 (Final!) with updated base and further improvements
    - SEP 8.5 (J2) ROM will receive v3.0 (Final!) with february or even march 2019 security patch
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    Working on v3.5 which comes with august patch and with a nice surprise for J500H users :eek: