[ROM]{Re-Based} NoleKat v2.2 for T210(R) w/ Kids Mode Add-On

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JT1510365

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hey gr8nole i have a galaxy tab 4 SM-T230NU and i want to have a 4 way power menu mod in my rom i tried using the one you gave me for my tab 3 rom but the soft reboot option doesnt work on the tab 4 rom do you know the right code for it?

I can provide you the android.policy.jar and framework-res.apk and twframework and the tab 4 rom runs 4.4.2 kk many thanks in advance:)

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hey gr8nole i have a galaxy tab 4 SM-T230NU and i want to have a 4 way power menu mod in my rom i tried using the one you gave me for my tab 3 rom but the soft reboot option doesnt work on the tab 4 rom do you know the right code for it?

I can provide you the android.policy.jar and framework-res.apk and twframework and the tab 4 rom runs 4.4.2 kk many thanks in advance:)

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Send it to me and I'll take a look. Can't promise anything, but I'll have a look.

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Hi all,

i am interested in the Kids Mode Add-on. My SM-T210 is already updated with Android 4.4.2 provided by Samsung and SuperSU app is installed for root access. Can i install the Kids Mode addon on this rom without flashing NoleKat before?

Thanks for advice
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Hi all,

i am interested in the Kids Mode Add-on. My SM-T210 is already updated with Android 4.4.2 provided by Samsung and SuperSU app is installed for root access. Can i install the Kids Mode addon on this rom without flashing NoleKat before?

Thanks for advice
PM

Yes. It should work fine for you.

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rom116

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Do I need to do something special to get the kids mode to work? After I setup my pin and put my kids name in, the app crashes. Bad download maybe?
 

gr8nole

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Do I need to do something special to get the kids mode to work? After I setup my pin and put my kids name in, the app crashes. Bad download maybe?

Have you disabled any apps? Kids mode requires using the Touchwiz launcher.

If that's not the problem, then attach a logcat and I'll take a look.

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Cyntil8ing

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Hi, is there a known issue with the v2.2 patch? I ask because I applied the patch but, it's still showing as v2.1 in the "About device". Thanks
 

PMonline

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Hello,

installing kids mode add-on was working fine on my SM-T210 and runs with much pleasure for my kids.
"Unfortunately" i have now a new tablet (Samsung Galaxy S2 Tab) with a newer version of this Samsung kids mode and my children of course like this version much more than the old one. Is there a possibility to install the new version of Samsung kids mode on my old SM-T210?

Thanks for advice
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Not sure why, but this rom doesn't even finish loading after installation, I've tried so far with PhilZ and TWRP, all partitions are formatted/clean, used 2.1 file and just that.
Do I need anything else to be installed with it?
I read post 3 which talked about bootloader, I don't know if mine is updated, could that prevent from finishing boot?
Previous used ROM was CM11, I'm not sure if that could affect it.
How long should the first boot process take? I've waited about 5min each attempt.
 

droiduzr2

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I just forgot to update it in the build.prop. Nothing to worry about.

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I have a very odd problem.
Everything was working fine BUT all of a sudden my screen does not work when I touch it. The buttons work.
Everything works in CWM.

This bug showed up before. I rebooted then and it worked fine again.
I wiped cache and still the same problem.

Any ideas?

Can I just reinstall dirtyflash ?
Please let me know asap.
Thanks!:good:
 

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    NoleKat_logo1a.png

    Welcome to NoleKat!

    EVERYONE SHOULD READ POST #3 BEFORE CONTINUING


    This rom initially started out as a port from the T211 KitKat release, but it has now been re-based on the T210 Italian KitKat firmware with kernel compiled from source. It is Touchwiz based and somewhat debloated.

    It seems to be very stable.

    Q & A
    thread is located HERE.

    FEATURES
    Based on T210 Italy firmware
    Deodexed
    init.d
    sqlite
    Rooted
    Busybox
    App Ops enabled
    4-Way Reboot
    Most all apps that are available in the Play Store have been removed
    Added secondary symbols to keyboard (see screenshot)
    External sdcard fix for KitKat
    Newer (T310) launcher and Weather Widget
    Custom Boot Animation support
    Kids Mode Add-on (see post #2 add-ons)
    OGBattery Mod add-on (see post #2 add-ons)


    INSTALLATION
    1. Download v2.1 full rom and the v2.2 update zip from link below
    2. Boot into your custom recovery (recommend Philz Touch)
    3. Perform a factory reset / full wipe (rom install does not wipe data)
    4. Flash 2.1 zip
    5. Then flash the v2.2 update
    6. Reboot and enjoy
    7. Report back any bugs you find

    I recommend a full wipe, but you can always try a dirty flash. :cowboy:

    NOTE ABOUT INTERNAL SDCARDS

    Our 4.1.2 version roms use the /data/media directory as the "internal sdcard".
    4.2+ versions of Android use the /data/media/0 directory due to support for multiple users.
    If you switch to a different Android version, you need to be aware of this difference.
    I recommend wiping "internal sdcard" also before switching from 4.1.2 to 4.4.2.


    Credits:
    @Unjustified Dev for getting kernel sources
    @bensonhsu2008 for initial port
    @ketut.kumajaya for continuing to support a device he doesn't even have


    DOWNLOADS

    http://www.androidfilehost.com/?w=files&flid=17472





    XDA:DevDB Information
    NoleKat, ROM for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0

    Contributors
    gr8nole
    ROM OS Version: 4.4.x KitKat

    Version Information
    Status: Stable

    Created 2014-08-04
    Last Updated 2015-01-07
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    Read this first

    What's all this talk about bootloaders and firmware? Here is the answers to your questions.

    Bootloaders do not change when you install a rom in recovery. Bootloaders also do not get backed up when you make a nandroid backup.

    There are (at least) 2 versions of bootloaders that Samsung has released for our T210(R) tablets. Most people bought their tablet with the old bootloader version (some may have come with new version). The new bootloader is included with the recently released versions of the full KitKat firmware packages found on sites like sammobile.com.

    The old bootloader does not properly work with offline charging in KitKat roms. If you plug your tablet in to charge while powered off, it will power on and boot into the OS. The touchscreen may not work (requiring a reboot) depending on which kernel version you have. It requires a customized kernel to work properly.

    The new bootloader does work properly with offline charging. When plugged in while powered off, the tablet screen will show the battery icon, but will not boot into the OS. This is the same behavior as in previous Android 4.1.2 that we have been using. The new bootloader also fixes the glitches in recovery navigation.

    Initially, the new bootloader was causing problems with custom recoveries (recovery bootloop), but that has been fixed. Update your custom recovery to the latest version.

    If you decide to update to the new bootloader, you can do so by following these steps:

    Firmware Update Installation
    1. Download the appropriate KitKat firmware version for your device from sammobile.com. (Don't ask me which region is the one for you. You make that decision).
    2. Install the full firmware package using Odin. There are many tutorials that explain how to do this. Google it.
    3. Download the latest custom recovery you wish to use (Odin version will end with ...tar.md5).
    4. Install custom recovery with Odin. Instructions are in the recovery threads.

    That's it. At this point you have the new bootloader and recovery and can install whatever rom you like.

    Take note that if you install the new bootloader and then return to a 4.1.2 rom, you will need to use the kernel I posted to get offline charging to work properly.
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    ADD-ONS

    Add-ons are available HERE

    • Kids Mode Add-On See THIS post for more info.
      • V3 has been uploaded. The Drawing app has been fixed.
      • V2 has been uploaded. It adds a missing library file that caused the Kids Voice recorder to crash and installs all Kids apps to the /data partition (instead of system/priv-app) so the kids mode will survive a rom update.

    • SlimNole Debloat - See THIS post for more info.

    • OGBattery Mod See THIS post for more info. Flash the zip in recovery and follow instructions in Aroma installer.

    • Unlock Effect Changer - This app will allow you to choose between 7 different lockscreen unlock effects. See THIS post and THIS post for more info.

    • S-Voice app for our T210(R). It should install as normal app.

    • KeyToggle.1.1 app. Made by me. This will toggle the setting to turn software navigation keys on/off. Very basic interface, needs root access. Should work for any device.

    • Custom Boot Animation mod. Flash this zip in recovery. This mod to the bootanimation binary allows you to use your own custom boot animation. This zip contains my old SvelteNole boot animation (never released) in the /system/media folder as a sample. Just place your own bootanimation.zip (made for our device) in /system/media. If you delete the /system/media/bootanimation.zip, the standard AOSP style animation will play. Of course, if your animation doesn't currently display, this will not fix it.

    • Samsung Photo Editor app for our T210(R). It should install as normal app.


    • STOCK RECOVERY - This is the stock KK recovery in a recovery-flashable zip. See THIS post for why you may want this.



    Stock NoleKat kernel available at link below for those who flashed another and wish to return to the included kernel.

    https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=95857557620392238




    CHANGELOG

    v2.2 (small update zip only)
    • Removed annoying safe volume warning popup when using headphones
    • Removed annoying Airplane Mode warning popup when toggling Airplane Mode

    v2.1
    • Fixed folder naming to correct install when Old-Style launcher is selected.
    • Added DeBloat option to Aroma installer.
    • Added option to keep certain Samsung features AFTER debloat. This allows you to choose to keep certain Samsung apps even if you choose to debloat. See THIS post.

    v2.0
    • Re-added "Reboot to Recovery" option to reboot menu
    • fixed Netflix on-screen controls
    • Added Aroma installer option for Dark themed Settings and Notification Panel (default is white)

    v.1.9
    • Removed Recovery option from the Reboot menu. (only use 3-button method to boot into recovery).
    • Tweaked launcher for faster page scrolling
    • Black themed Settings
    • New kerNole.1.04 kernel (includes T210R KK source updates)
    • 4-way multiwindow

    v1.8
    • Re-based on the T210 ITV KK sources
    • All the same features as before (such as App Ops, T310 launcher/weather, init.d, removed SDcard inserted nag...)
    • Werewolf kernel from @laufersteppenwolf
    • Reverted back to List-Style settings

    v1.7
    • App Ops added to Settings Menu
    • Switched to Tabbed Settings Menu (will probably require data wipe)
    • Properly removed MobileData and WifiHotspot toggles (without init.d)
    • Enabled "Hide Applications" in app drawer (thanks @zach61797 for finding THIS mod)
    • Removed "earpiece" from audio policy
    • Added Stock Boot Animation option to Aroma installer

    v1.6
    • Added Aroma installer for rom install
    • Fixed "Status" screen in Settings-About Device
    • Added T310 launcher and weather widget (stock T211 can be selected during install)
    • Added working init.d
    • Removed Mobile Data and WiFiHotspot quicksetting toggles (will be removed by init.d on 2nd reboot after install)
    • Added NoleKat boot animation
    • Added phservice back (with option to remove during installation)
    • Added sqlite
    • Added various init.d tweaks

    v.1.5
    • Removed gr8nole (network mode) button from Power Menu
    • Added 4-way Reboot Menu
    • Updated kernel to fix boot animation issues
    • Removed smdexe, and simal binaries
    • Removed phservice binary. This is what was causing the cpu governor settings not to stick when changed. You should now be able to choose any of the stock governor settings and they will stick.
    • Adjusted auto-brightness settings
    • Added required apps for Screen casting fix.

    v1.4
    • Updated SystemUI to remove SD card notification on startup
    • Switched to a multi-language Contacts app

    v1.3 - Fixed IR (for T210R devices) (thanks @Unjustified Dev), added Contacts app and Stock Email (exchange works). Also changed the Power menu a little. ;)

    v1.2 - Updated framework to remove phone features. This also removes phone signal icon in status bar. Small update zip only. You must flash full version of rom first.

    v1.1 - Fixed root, no need to flash SuperSu zip.

    v1.0 - Initial release
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    v1.4 is online.

    It is available as an update to previous version AND as a full rom.

    Changelog:

    v1.4
    • Updated SystemUI to remove SD card notification on startup
    • Switched to a multi-language Contacts app

    If you already have a previous version installed, then just use the "update" zip. No wipes required.

    If do not have a previous version of this rom installed; then choose the full rom and follow install instructions in first post.



    Announcement

    Family vacation starts this afternoon. No more updates for about 5 days. I will keep an eye on the thread during that time, I just won't be working on the rom.
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    v1.5 update is up. You need to already be on version 1.4 before flashing the v1.5 update. Flash in recovery, no wipe required, but since there is a new android.policy.jar, your cache will rebuild anyways on first boot.

    Changelog:

    v.1.5
    • Removed gr8nole (network mode) button from Power Menu
    • Added 4-way Reboot Menu
    • Updated kernel to fix boot animation issues
    • Removed smdexe, and simal binaries
    • Removed phservice binary. This is what was causing the cpu governor settings not to stick when changed. You should now be able to choose any of the stock governor settings and they will stick.
    • Adjusted auto-brightness settings
    • Added required apps for Screen casting fix.