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I'm still on 07.09 and ghost touches are more frequent. It's getting to the point where I need to change to another version of Arrow, or another rom, or god forbid me, but back to MIUI 😅 I don't know what happened, in the past 2 months I never had any problem with ghost touching, but in the last 2-3 weeks I get it a lot. Random touches are registered like crazy fast and to stop them you need to lock the screen with the power button. It's not nice when at 3 am my phone just "come to life", going into messenger on its own and video phoning a random ppl on my chat list. What do you recommend? Other than smashing my phone with a hammer 😅
 
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kd276

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How does performance feel compared to the non OSS builds? I'm still on the 9/7 build
Apart some known bugs is close, and stable, but if you are fine with 07.09 stay with this build and do not upgrade atm. OSS vendor still in development and as the dev said it still have some Xiaomi code inside, was not completely custom yet.

What do you recommend? Other than smashing my phone with a hammer 😅

There still are some bugs in the last oss vendor build, but maybe an upgrade can solve the ghost issues since some people report that can be an app conflict apart the firmware. Try it, is functional and almost perfect. Indeed 07.09 is a bit better in terms of bugs but last oss builds aren't bad either, at least for me.
 
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Came from 0723 version.

Backup with Swift Backup, clean flash, latest firmware and Arrow Gapps 0817.

Everything seems to be working fine. Had to install 2 apks again (bank + waze), but all looking good.

Might be just my head, but I'm noticing a big battery improvement too.
 
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New update is available!
17/08/2021

Changelogs:
- Update ru and uk-rUA devicesettings translations
- Enable the pre-rendering feature
- Address some sepolicy logspam
- Set default dalvik heap values to apply on GSI/DSU using arrow_vayu vendor.
- Add missing surfaceflinger and SSR props

(17/08/2021 also fixes the DT2W issues on yesterday's update)
^ This is not a full changelogs, please check device repositories and source changelogs for all the changes made from the last date of update.

Donate:
Paypal: ArrowOS | kubersharma001
UPI: [email protected]

hello @kubersharma001, really thanks for your incredible work with bringing arrow to poco x3 pro and polishing it so much i think it's the shiniest rom I've ever used.

i got a question, is it possible to tinker with the camera 2 api implementation with the current sources, like say, add 60,60 to the target fps ranges? since, if i'm understanding it right, we're using custom vendor and kernel now?
 

hakkai999

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I'm still on 07.09 and ghost touches are more frequent. It's getting to the point where I need to change to another version of Arrow, or another rom, or god forbid me, but back to MIUI 😅 I don't know what happened, in the past 2 months I never had any problem with ghost touching, but in the last 2-3 weeks I get it a lot. Random touches are registered like crazy fast and to stop them you need to lock the screen with the power button. It's not nice when at 3 am my phone just "come to life", going into messenger on its own and video phoning a random ppl on my chat list. What do you recommend? Other than smashing my phone with a hammer 😅
I haven't had any issues with ghost touches ever since I did what kd276 suggested which was a clean wipe from Xiaomi.eu. I'm not sure when it'll be "fixed" natively so I'm not updating yet.
 
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kd276

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New firmware for Poco X3 Pro, EEA 12.5.2.0 available.

Downloading and will test it.

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Upgrade firmware to EEA 12.5.2.0 via twrp succeed, wipe dalvik/cache, reboot, no issues at all.
 
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New firmware for Poco X3 Pro, EEA 12.5.2.0 available.

Downloading and will test it.

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Upgrade firmware to EEA 12.5.2.0 via twrp succeed, wipe dalvik/cache, reboot, no issues at all.
Give it a while and play some games that require you to swipe a lot. Maybe go for CoD Mobile and stuff. Let me know how it goes.

Also does updating ArrowOS update the firmware and makes the ghost touch come back?
 

kd276

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Give it a while and play some games that require you to swipe a lot. Maybe go for CoD Mobile and stuff. Let me know how it goes.

Also does updating ArrowOS update the firmware and makes the ghost touch come back?
Can't test in this way since i do not play games on my device, i use as daily phone not as console, sorry about that. :D

Anyway, i noticed no difference whatsoever, at least for my usage is working great.
 

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like crdroid, i have ghosting when calling someone, dont know why, but happens, with only 20 apps installed, no more, fresh and clean install, formatted data...., after do the first try call to test if this rom have ghostings for me, you can see it
have to move to .eu to get freedom ghostings, hope that you devs, fix some day, because too many roms, too much roms with this same problem
maybe im only, but this thing happends, and cant use a custom rom with no ghostings........................
check yourself
ghosting starts at sec 0:50, pretty sad...
tried dot os and had not any ghostings...
 

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k3lcior

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like crdroid, i have ghosting when calling someone, dont know why, but happens, with only 20 apps installed, no more, fresh and clean install, formatted data...., after do the first try call to test if this rom have ghostings for me, you can see it
have to move to .eu to get freedom ghostings, hope that you devs, fix some day, because too many roms, too much roms with this same problem
maybe im only, but this thing happends, and cant use a custom rom with no ghostings........................
check yourself
ghosting starts at sec 0:50, pretty sad...
tried dot os and had not any ghostings...
I tried and cannot replicate this so i doubt it's the ROM. It must be either firmware or HW issue. I'm on EEA 12.5.1.0 btw.
 
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Colonelex

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Updated to 19 August patch. Nothing seems wrong though my alarm activated on its own on my first reboot after flashing.
 

kd276

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Didn't notice, but there is a new build 19.08.2021. Testing just now.

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Nothing to add, just some system app upgrades.
 
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    Happy winter holidays, merry Christmas, and also a happy new year in advance. 🎄🎄☃️🎁🤶🎅☃️🎄🎄

    Latest ArrowOS 11.0 builds were released on 16th December

    Include these notable changes:
    - December ASB
    - Misc fixes and improvements
    - Set SSR level to workaround rare carrier/modem crashes etc.

    [ Additionally, you can learn to see changes directly in my GitHub repositories by checking the commits
    1. Device configuration: https://github.com/ArrowOS-Devices/android_device_xiaomi_vayu/commits/arrow-11.0
    2. Kernel sources: https://github.com/ArrowOS-Devices/android_kernel_xiaomi_vayu/commits/arrow-11.0
    3. Vendor blobs: https://github.com/ArrowOS-Devices/android_vendor_xiaomi_vayu/commits/arrow-11.0
    ]
    ROM changelogs can be seen here:
    You can download builds from
    (select arrow-11.0 and your build type. vanilla/gapps under official section)

    NOTE
    - Works with ANY MIUI R firmware (12.0.x.0 to 12.5.x.0)
    - You can use ArrowOS Recovery (https://sourceforge.net/projects/kubersharma001/files/vayu/ArrowOS-recovery/) or TWRP

    If you like my work, please consider donating it helps me in many ways to continue such a journey:
    Paypal
    : https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/kubersharma001
    UPI: [email protected]
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    Some fast questions:

    1. I'm custom to use TWRP, whats the difference to use ArrowOS Recovery? Any benefits?
    (I've read that you cant flash .zip files in Arrows Recovery, correct?)

    2. After reading this Detailed information about our GApps and Vanilla build types i take it that the vanilla builds are for us that wants to use microG? Its Signature spoof ready? (i know it was in older builds, this still true)?

    3. Are people using magisk without any issues? (safetynet is not an issue for me)

    4. Is OTA updates working or do you need to sideload / use recovery for updates?

    Cheers.
    1) there is no more a ArrowOS Recovery, you can continue use TWRP or ORANGE FOX.
    BUT for ArrowOS 12, in order to do any update or install anything through Recovery, first you have to
    remove your PIN , because your internal memory will not be decrypted at all

    2) Vanilla Roms, are pure/clear versions of ROM, without any of Google's Playstore or Application.
    MicroG is able to be used also with the GAPPS version. It's up to you wich GApps package you will install

    3) magisk is working flawlessy even in ArrowOS_12

    4) OTA works if first remove the lockscreen (pin, pattern...)
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    Happy winter holidays, merry Christmas, and also a happy new year in advance. 🎄🎄☃️🎁🤶🎅☃️🎄🎄

    Latest ArrowOS 11.0 builds were released on 16th December

    If you like my work, please consider donating it helps me in many ways to continue such a journey:
    Paypal
    : https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/kubersharma001
    UPI: [email protected]
    Just sent a small token of appreciation for your hard work on making Poco X3 Pro a little more fun and full freedom to be with....
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    if you use pixel experience or arrow you can use ngk kernel which gives way better performance
    I just got this phone for use with a Gamesir. Any advantage to using this ROM (or any other custom ROM) over the stock MIUI when it comes to gaming? Thanks!
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    This night my mobile data plan was drained, mobile data usage shows 4GB was used for "system updates" when the phone was not connected to a wi-fi overnight. Also strangely enough the battery was drained overnight by 20% by Google Play Service. Google play is configured to not update and not search for updates on both Wi-Fi and mobile data.
    ArrowOS v11.0 | GAPPS, vayu, October 14, 2021. Preferences are set to never check for updates.

    There is update of ArrowOS v11.0 on December 2021, so if you did not disable "system updates" it is likely to download the ROM.

    If you have a limit on your data usage, you can set the data limitation and notification. You can also turn on data save mode and adjust Apps you don't want it to use your mobile data, including Google Play Service.

    Google Play Service is different from Google Play Store.

    It will always run in the background for many services like Find my phone, Location service, remote lock, nearby share and many more. Some other non-Google Apps relies on Google Play Service for it's functional.

    Google Play Service will update itself even if you set the setting to never update in Google Play store.

    When Google Play Service did an update, it will run some optimizations of the system, so it will drain battery faster.
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    ArrowOS for POCO X3 PRO (vayu|bhima)

    ABOUT
    ArrowOS
    is an AOSP/CAF based project started with the aim of keeping things simple, clean and neat.

    Website: https://arrowos.net
    Telegram: Channel | TG Portal/Links
    Github: https://github.com/ArrowOS
    Code Review: review.arrowos.net
    E-mail: arrowos.contact
    PayPal: Donate to us
    Blog: blog.arrowos.net

    Checkout more documentation at (maintainership/contributing): Check this out

    WHAT WORKS?
    1. Audio
    2. Bluetooth
    3. Camera
    4. Dt2w
    5. Display
    6. Torch
    7. Battery/Notification LED
    8. Sensors
    9. Radio, data. networks (2g,3g,4g+volte,vowifi etc)
    10. Refresh rates(120,90,60)
    11. Headset port, charging ports, etc
    12. GPS/Location
    13. Almost everything?
    NOTE:
    • ArrowOS ships with source compiled vendor and odm partitions.​
    WHAT DOESN'T WORK ?
    1. You tell us.​
    Be sure to include a log: check how to

    DOWNLOADS
    Click here to Download
    Tip: Select OEM -> Device, choose Arrow version, choose the build type: "GAPPS" or "VANILLA" to download.

    Instructions
    FIRST INSTALL?:
    • Remove any fingerprint, PIN, or password in MIUI
    • Unlock the bootloader
    • Transfer ROM to internal storage
    • Install any suitable recovery
    • Flash ROM zip file
    • Do a data wipe in recovery (format data)
    • Reboot to the system, wait and enjoy
    FLASHING UPDATES?:
    • Download via OTA Updater and let it automatically install; OR
    • Download an update, transfer to internal/external storage (always check file sha256)
    • Flash ROM zip and reboot.
    Read our blog article/post about:
    * HOW-TO report a bug
    * GAPPS and VANILLA variants
    * Checking build integrity

    ROM Source: https://github.com/ArrowOS
    Kernel Source: https://github.com/ArrowOS-Devices/android_kernel_xiaomi_vayu

    ROM Firmware Required: MIUI 12.5.2.0 global or you can use any latest R firmware from your region as well (firmware only)
    Donate: https://www.paypal.me/kubersharma001
    UPI: [email protected]
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    You can download ArrowOS Recovery if you like or use other 3rd party recoveries

    FAQ::

    Tip: If you are new to custom ROMs, I would suggest taking a TWRP backup/partition backup (usually: persist, efs, firmware partitions, etc) saved in your cloud or computer.

    Q1: How can I update to a new update?
    A1: Flash ArrowOS recovery and download and install the update from the OTA Updater application OR Download from arrowos.net [codename: vayu] boot to TWRP and flash it; if you are using ArrowOS recovery, copy build zip to external storage (sdcard, USB otg etc) and install via "Apply system update option"
    If you are on PC, you can also use adb sideload while being on recovery

    Q2: Why is Mi8 (dipper)/walleye oreo or any other device's build fingerprint and desc props/values are used?
    A2
    : As most of the custom ROM users might be aware that SafetyNet cannot pass with devices own build fingerprint props due to the multiple checks or other aspects which is unknown, done by the OEM/Google which fails hence nowadays devices are generally spoofed with build fingerprint and description props of devices which passes CTS/SafetyNet like from a device with Android Oreo or Pre Android Oreo (walleye oreo; mi8 oreo, etc) or from latest Pixels (like redfin)
    This device as of now uses Mi8 (dipper) build fingerprint and description to pass SafetyNet!
    (In future release: It can change to Pixels or some other device too just to "Pass SafetyNet checks") hence don't consider this as some lame reason to spam or message about.

    Q3: Facing ghost touch issues on your device?
    A3:
    This issue has been recognized by Xiaomi as a fault in their MIUI firmware, I am not yet sure if this is completely a hardware fault or just a firmware fault with specific variants
    I have an Indian 8/128 variant and I never faced such issues.
    Since Xiaomi does not release newer changes done to the kernel source, we are stuck with the initial R source release hence we don't know what changes they made to fix it on MIUI if they ever did
    But, some people have fixed ghost touch issues by :
    * Flashing MIUI 12.0.4.0/12.0.6.0 full MIUI rom, booting to it, setup up everything (like registering the fingerprint, etc), and then moving to custom ROMs.

    [* Using 120hz? (not confirm but 2 users have suggested doing this has solved sluggish touch issues for them)]

    If this method works for you do not update firmware unless you are sure that will work
    This is not a global issue, only a limited number of people face it!
    Also, users have faced ghost touch issues on MIUI 12.5.3.0+ versions aswell, so this is not something custom from related! It is hardware/firmware level

    Do not report bugs with mods or custom kernels.

    You can chat with me on Telegram: https://t.me/kubersharma001chat
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    Hey. just wanted to notify you all that I am going to remove the "Smart Charging" feature in future builds, Also I suggest using mods/ modules which simulate similar behavior as the smart charging feature IS NOT RECOMMENDED!
    BECAUSE:

    A bunch of Xiaomi devices (at least vayu, surya etc for sure) (or lets say some QUALCOMM devices in general too) have somewhat buggy PMIC ( i.e Power Management IC) and facing the issue is rare in most scenarios (some can face it without using these features too) till you don't mess power_supply or anything related to PMIC mods or features like smart charging, idle state charging, those Magisk modules for smart charging like ACC or whatever can trigger the PMIC to bug out as well and in that case your battery will be drained, won't charge unless you reboot to bootloader till the time you can. If you don't do that and let it drain (which I remind you might be quicker than usual) it might just go DEAD.

    Ref: https://github.com/lybdroid/poco-x3-pro/issues/1

    Most people might not face the issue, but still, there is a chance, and let's not risk it. I would suggest avoiding draining your battery to 0.

    I am not saying the above-mentioned features or mods are bad or broken but there is a slight chance something bad can happen, so my removal of this feature on vayu is just a safe play till we know something better
    "Be safe than sorry"
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    Fixes/Changes done for next build/update:
    - Yellow tint on screen
    - Lowers vibration intensity to a decent level
    - Force volume steps to 25 as some MIUI vendors are forcing this to insane 150 volume steps, yikes.
    - Fix Recents Overview sluggishness
    - Ship GCamGoPrebuilt instead of AOSP camera2
    - Other minor improvements and fixes.
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    BTW, Incase anyone wasn't aware you can see last 24 hour active/installs statistics here:
    vayu is now under top10


    Changes for Next update:
    Fixed WFD showing green screen while casting to laptop