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[ROM][OFFICIAL] LineageOS 18.1 for Galaxy S10e/S10/S10+/S10 5G Exynos

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gandoo

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Aug 9, 2021
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Noticed a minor bug
When connected to bluetooth, the bluetooth device volume bar displayed and the actual volume is not in sync. For example, if the + volume is clicked even after the displayed volume bar is max volume increases because it is not at max actually, same for decreasing the volume
 

vomad

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I tried me too, no way.. the only function I can assign to the Biby button is the one to "wake-up" the screen, all the remaining functions listed in the menu (by short/long pressing the Bixby button) are not working🤷‍♂️
After what I did (I mean edited gpio.keys) I can't remap any setting on the Bixby at all. Even If I return to 703 key MENU again. When I press button no action. But before my manipulations it had opened context menu on Trebuchet. Strange thing.
 

woaloo

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After what I did (I mean edited gpio.keys) I can't remap any setting on the Bixby at all. Even If I return to 703 key MENU again. When I press button no action. But before my manipulations it had opened context menu on Trebuchet. Strange thing.
Hi,
You can try this app : Key Mapper
I've installed it on my S10e and it works with bixby button. With double press, I can launch Opencamera.
 

zpunout

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Anyone else having issues with 4G/LTE connectivity and not recognizing external sdcard? Doesn't seem to be any mention of it in this thread. I have tried resetting the network settings and tried going into recovery to format cache. Unless someone here has any other ideas, I'll be reinstalling stock OS and see if the issue persists. I haven't ruled out a hardware fault neither as the S10e I'm using was recently purchased in used condition. I should have tested it for a day or two before installing LineageOS. 😐
[RESOLVED] After flashing back to stock, LTE worked perfectly again and performed as expected in an internet speed test website. So, after installing LOS again for the second time, the LTE connectivity issue returned. For some reason, when I messed with the APN settings again and selected a different APN, it seems to have fixed it. Thought I'd tried this before but I guess I didn't.

About the external sdcard: The external sdcard slot seems to be broken at a hardware level I think. Don't know why. Perhaps the device had water damage or was dropped

Thought I'd share the feedback here in case anyone else encounters a similar LTE issue.
 

vomad

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blacriderv

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Hello the community,
Can I have some return of experience regarding battery life using stock ROM OneUi and LOS ? Have you noticed better battery life with LOS ? And of yes, by how much ? Thanks !
 

Mcgreygor

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Apr 12, 2015
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Thanks again guys!
i would like to use google camera on my s10e (with lineage 18.1 of course and gapps installed), what you suggest me to do?
:) have a good day
 

CntrlAltDel45

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You can also do that in lineage recovery by sideloading it just like you did with the ROM itself or you install it from external sdcard / USB otg (for this you'd need to rename it from .apk to .zip)

Both are in "Apply Update" menu.
1. Patched Magisk image requires that you flash AP which will overwrite recovery?
2. The method of sideloading fails (renaming apk to zip method).
 

vomad

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You can also do that in lineage recovery by sideloading it just like you did with the ROM itself or you install it from external sdcard / USB otg (for this you'd need to rename it from .apk to .zip)

Both are in "Apply Update" menu.
I thought Magisk has survival addon script? For example when I install LineageOS' OTA on my second phone Xiaomi Mi note 2, Magisk run it's script in recovery after update.
 

Keule-Tm

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You can also do that in lineage recovery by sideloading it just like you did with the ROM itself or you install it from external sdcard / USB otg (for this you'd need to rename it from .apk to .zip)

Both are in "Apply Update" menu.
Is it possible to install it from the internal memory (i.e. not an external sdcard nor a usb device)? If not, there are certainly some thoughts behind that restriction. I would like to know them.
 

zpunout

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Thanks again guys!
i would like to use google camera on my s10e (with lineage 18.1 of course and gapps installed), what you suggest me to do?
:) have a good day
Depends of whether you have a Snapdragon or Exynos variant of an S10e I think. Here's one link to the Exynos SM-G970 F compatible version called ZGCAM https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/gcam-zgcam-for-exynos-s10-e.4176265/
Since you added GApps to your LOS install, you shouldn't need a services spoof apk to get GCam to work, but here is the link to info about that anyway: https://www.xda-developers.com/google-camera-port-hub/
 
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bertino

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Depends of whether you have a Snapdragon or Exynos variant of an S10e I think. Here's one link to the Exynos SM-G970 F compatible version called ZGCAM https://forum.xda-developers.com/t/gcam-zgcam-for-exynos-s10-e.4176265/
Since you added GApps to your LOS install, you shouldn't need a services spoof apk to get GCam to work, but here is the link to info about that anyway: https://www.xda-developers.com/google-camera-port-hub/
He definitely has the exynos variant as snapdragon doesn't have unlockable bootloader and lineage. Also, the best gcam atm is BSG MGC (https://www.celsoazevedo.com/files/android/google-camera/dev-bsg/f/dl49/)
 

zpunout

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He definitely has the exynos variant as snapdragon doesn't have unlockable bootloader and lineage. Also, the best gcam atm is BSG MGC (https://www.celsoazevedo.com/files/android/google-camera/dev-bsg/f/dl49/)
Thanks for the update. I just gave the 8.1 version a try with the latest GCam Services Provider spoof app because I don't use GApps nor MicroG but couldn't get it going after a short attempt. Version 7.4 works though

[edit: Now the app starts. I left the phone alone for about a minute after trying to open GCam 8.1 then it popped up. Cool!]
 

Mcgreygor

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hello guys! :) i have a question
voLTE and voWIFI is NOT working on s10e right?
is that a problem regards "quality of life"/ "daily use" in your opinion?
thanks a lot!
 

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    S10 & S10+ /DS Variants Supported?





    So why not add it to the wiki? 🤷‍♂️

    Some user on Reddit was asking if the SM-G975F/DS is supported because the LineageOS wiki page Samsung Galaxy S10+ (beyond2lte) says: "Supported models SM-G975F".

    And the Don't see yours? link just below that leads to the FAQ: "We try to have the list as complete as possible. If yours isn’t there it will either not work or we couldn’t test it."

    BTW thanks for supporting these devices. :cool:👍
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    Of course it is supported, it's not there because technically the /DS is not part of the model number.
    Considering stock settings app shows it like that though, it might be worth adding it to avoid confusion.

    Edit: https://review.lineageos.org/c/LineageOS/lineage_wiki/+/320958
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    I am on https://lineage.microg.org/ (which is based on this version here, right). Even in latest release (12/16) the vendor patch level is 10/1 - seems to me outdated. Is this normal or are some patches missed? What is vendor patch date here?
    Thank you

    2021-11-01 vendor blobs were simply skipped in favor of working on LineageOS 19.0 ...
    2021-12-01 ones are for Android 12 now already so you can't use them on 18.1.
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    There are a couple of ways to make complete image backups of the phone. The simplest is to use adb.

    On my phone the following files are the actual partitions:

    a) /dev/block/sda25 - system
    b) /dev/block/sda31 - userdata

    First check your phone to see where your partitions are mapped. i.e.:

    Navigate to: /dev/block/platform

    Open each folder in the platform folder till you find a folder named "by-name" (There may be only one folder)

    On my phone it's "13d60000.ufs". Thus I issue this command from a terminal or adb shell:

    ls -al /dev/block/platform/13d60000.ufs/by-name

    This will give you list of all the partitions and the files they are mapped to. (make sure you use those mappings not mine)

    Thus, to backup my phone:
    a) Boot into recovery
    b) enable adb
    c) I run these commands:

    adb pull -z any /dev/block/sda25 system.img
    adb pull -z any /dev/block/sda31 userdata.img

    This creates two image files on my computer (system.img & userdata.img)

    To restore:
    a) Boot into recovery
    b) enable adb
    c) I run these commands:

    adb push -z any system.img /dev/block/sda25
    adb push -z any userdata.img /dev/block/sda31

    Note: The userdata image backup contains the data on your sdcard (internal storage). So restoring that will delete (overwrite) all your data too. (copy that separately)

    p.s. Make sure you check the partition mapping on your phone or it could be disastrous.
    p.p.s You can obviously backup any of the other partitions too (e.g. recovery, boot, etc.).
    I tried this for testing, as I want to have a quick switch between my daily system and a system I just want to try.
    The steps I usually do are:
    Full system backup (TWRP)
    messing around
    Full system restore (TWRP
    and I'm back where I left.

    As I see the benefits from this ROM (i tried it, ans I'm quite happy) I want to move forward and use it as my daily driver. But I also want to keep the possibility to quickly try another system or a future update before moving to it. Hence I triede to get used to the backup and restore process.

    I did the following steps:

    1. Installing LOS18.1 (as in the instructions given with LOS recovery)
    2. Setting up everything (initial setup, some apps, launcher, fingerprint and pattern/pin/password)

    Backup Process::
    3. Copy all data from storage while booted (MTP) to desktop computer
    4. rebooting to recovery (LOS recovery)
    5. pull the images with mentioned adb pull commands

    Randomly messing around (as i would do to try new/other things)
    6. Re-Installing any OS

    Restore Process:
    7. Re-insytlling LOS18.1 (as in the instructions given)
    8. boot into LOS do the initial setup
    9. reboot to recovery (LOS recovery)
    10. factory reset
    11. pushing the two images back
    12. rebooting
    --> Lock screen looks fine
    but I cannot unlock the phone, with all variants (pin, pattern, password) it reports: wrong ***

    Next Steps:
    13: I would copy back all content to the storage through MTP connected (reverse of step 3).
    14: after a reboot I would expect being back as before step 3.

    Anyone an advice or hint on the unlock problem?
    Or a better procedure to what I do?

    Before I move to like to know now, how to do it properly for once I need it...
    Thanks a lot!
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    Thank you very much for the quick reply!
    I'll definitely give it a go then ;)
    Hi,

    I have been using this ROM for a couple weeks now and I love it! It feels smoother than stock One UI indeed and battery lasts longer. The experience is very pleasant.

    Huge thanks to the LineageOS team and @Linux4 for their great work! 😃

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    S10 & S10+ /DS Variants Supported?

    is lineage 18 possible for sm-g975f/ds or only for sm-g975f,
    the same problem i have with trwp
    i know its a real smal problem, but i didnt find any information about this.
    And i dont want buy the wrong phone

    Hi, In fact except for S10 5G and Note10+ 5G all Exynos 9820 devices don't even have a single SIM variant anyway (and as you said DS means Dual SIM - that's all about it already).
    So yes it will work just fine.

    So why not add it to the wiki? 🤷‍♂️

    Some user on Reddit was asking if the SM-G975F/DS is supported because the LineageOS wiki page Samsung Galaxy S10+ (beyond2lte) says: "Supported models SM-G975F".

    And the Don't see yours? link just below that leads to the FAQ: "We try to have the list as complete as possible. If yours isn’t there it will either not work or we couldn’t test it."

    BTW thanks for supporting these devices. :cool:👍
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    LineageOS is a free, community built, aftermarket firmware distribution of Android 11, which is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device.

    LineageOS is based on the Android Open Source Project with extra contributions from many people within the Android community. It can be used without any need to have any Google application installed. Linked below is a package that has come from another Android project that restore the Google parts. LineageOS does still include various hardware-specific code, which is also slowly being open-sourced anyway.

    All the source code for LineageOS is available in the LineageOS Github repo. And if you would like to contribute to LineageOS, please visit out Gerrit Code Review. You can also view the Changelog for a full list of changes & features.

    Instructions:
    Only the provided lineage recovery will be supported, using TWRP might result in a possible data loss!
    Note: You may use Odin instead of Heimdall, for this you will need to rename the recovery image to recovery.img and pack it into a tar archive.

    Downloads:

    Reporting Bugs
    • DO NOT Report bugs if you're running a custom kernel or you installed Xposed
    • Grab a logcat right after the problem has occurred. (Please include at least a few pages of the log, not just the last few lines, unless you know what you're doing.)
    • If it is a random reboot, grab /proc/last_kmsg. (Do not bother getting a logcat unless you can get it just before the reboot. A logcat after a reboot is useless)
    • If the problem disappears after running "setenforce 0" from a root shell, grab /data/misc/audit/audit.log

    Remember to provide as much info as possible. The more info you provide, the more likely that the bug will be solved. Please also do not report known issues. Any bug not reported in the bug report format below may be ignored.

    Code:
    What is your--
    LineageOS version:
    LineageOS Download url:
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    Did you--
    wipe:
    restore with titanium backup:
    reboot after having the issue:
    
    Are you using--
    a task killer:
    a non-stock kernel:
    other modifications:
    
    Provide any additional information (observations/frequency of problem/last version it worked on/etc) as needed:


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    my safetynet fails, is there any way to make it pass? s10 exynos

    First you need to install magisk and then:


    1) Enable settings MagiskHide
    2) install MagiskHide Props Config(Magisk module)
    3) Open the terminal
    4) su
    5) Type "props"
    6) Edit 1 fingerprint of the device
    7) Choose a certified fingerprint
    8) 21 Oneplus
    9) Find an Android 11 device (OnePlus 8T global 44)
    10) Follow the instructions
    11) Restart
    12) Clear Google Play Store Data
    13) Check SafetyNet (should pass)
    14) Open MagiskHide (Magisk -> Tap on the Shield symbol)
    15) Check all apps that do not require root privileges
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    Any way around it? I like this rom but if updater is gonna get stuck because I'm using magisk I had to change back kraken rom 🥲 not that I prefer aoskp

    You could join the telegram group to find some early access build of some magisk fork that has addon.d working with FBE (topjohnwu is not even willing to merge an already existing fix as seen here: https://github.com/topjohnwu/Magisk/pull/3037)
    Other than that you could install magisk by just patching boot.img in the app instead of sideloading it in recovery (for now) which should make it not install addon.d.
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    First of all, I appreciate your work a lot. I've been waiting quite a long time for an official lineageos build for the s10, and you nailed it, you're even fixing the few bugs remained.
    Anyway, why are you saying TWRP would brick a device? I followed your suggestions of installing lineageos recovery and it works great, but I had TWRP in my previous device for about 2 years and I never had a problem

    Hi Linux4,
    Just a bit curious about you thoughts on TWRP. Indeed, it has been around for a while, has many features and is very popular, and your statement looked quite strong for me, but probably for good reasons. Is it simply not adapted to your ROM, or is it not adapted to the s10 phones, or has it gone bad generally? I am still using TWRP for all the added features that the Lineage recovery doesn't have, but will switch based on your advice.
    TWRP is way too bloated for a recovery IMO - it's more likely to break something than help you nowadays
    Especially that it's heavily touching /data isn't good on devices with FBE, like on this ROM, TWRP randomly messes up FBE policy (especially on OTAs it seems) rendering the device unbootable without wiping (which is why OP says using TWRP = data loss) which is what I referred to with (soft)"brick"
    Not to talk about that crap not even properly formatting data on standard "factory reset" which makes it not boot on this ROM.
    Also applies to other devices using FBE encryption including Tab S6 Lite and S20 series.
    Older devices that use legacy FDE instead don't seem to have similar issues afaik.

    PS: TWRP looses most of it's "features" with encrypted userdata.
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    I do the same with every OTA: let the system install it, seeing that it does not finish in 2-3 or so minutes, reboot (but not to recovery, just a simple reboot via holding power&vol- for >7s) - and there's the viola! A hack for sure, but it works.

    Being stuck is caused by magisk's broken addon.d just in case you wonder why it happens