[ROM][STABLE][Signature Spoofing/MicroG support] LineageOS 18.1 for S7 Edge Exynos

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aldbeagle

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Jan 31, 2010
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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
Hello, somebody can tell me if the apps of bank are working? I want do root and install this rom but I need use app of banks and samsung health in this phone. There is any chance of app samsung pay be installed in this rom? I read about of magisk hide but it work? Thanks!
For me, yes, both banking apps I use work with fingerprint log-ins too.
Samsung Pay won't run on this I think, but someone with better knowledge than me will advise otherwise if I'm wrong.
 
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BennyBenjaman

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On the latest build system UI is crashing whenever I try to access wifi settings or just settings in general. Also it says my SD card is corrupt and when I select to fix it and it is formated, it says it is corrupted still after it is done. I formatted the card in twrp and made a new file system which fixed it, but after a reboot the problem came back.
 
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zzz2002

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Upgrading from 2021-02-05 to 2021-02-18 did not go well.
After several attempts at flashing all of which ended with message about "/system_root" either being busy or not available.
1st attempt ignored message and rebooted, looped with message about GSM/google being missing.
several further attempts all ended in failure.
wiped everything including data ...
flashed rom, nikgapps and Magisk. reinstlled all apps
Worked

Battery life is excellent. everything works well.
 
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Ivan_Meler

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New build is up with March security update, Here is a brief changelog

- Fixed Mouse pointer icon when using an external mouse
- Improved swcodec handling
- Performance and stability improvements
- Merged March 2021. security update
- Synced with LOS source

Big thanks to everyone who supported this project as donations help cover the build server cost Updated 17.1 builds will be out soon Enjoy new build and stay safe
 

old one2

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For some reason I had lineage recovery, not seen that before, no option to backup (that i can see) but used it anyway. Guess what, could only factory reset. so reinstaled twrp , upgrade and restored. when i checked I only had Lineage recovery. Is there a way to stop the lineage recovery installing over twrp?
 

Mickafromparis

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Hi there, after upgrading I get this error msg asking me to grant sms access to Play Services. I check the right box but the permission is never saved. Any idea? Thanks
 

colla_76

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For some reason I had lineage recovery, not seen that before, no option to backup (that i can see) but used it anyway. Guess what, could only factory reset. so reinstaled twrp , upgrade and restored. when i checked I only had Lineage recovery. Is there a way to stop the lineage recovery installing over twrp?
install the latest twrp via Odin.
 

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  • 1
    another question to s7 edge lineageOS 18.1 users.

    has anyone tried to connect this phone to a car? any tips? thanks and best of luck!
    In my car it works, the only problem: *OK Google" doesn't work. I have to use the microfone button of AndroidAuto instead.
    There are two possibilitirs to run AA:
    First one:
    Use Nickgapps Full, AA is included but also all Google apps
    Second one:
    Use Nickgapps Basic plus the Addon AndroidAuto.
    Good luck trying it!
  • 15
    New build is up here is not so brief changelog

    - sepolicy: Allowed cbd (Modem daemon) service to read proc_net sysfs
    - sepolicy: Allowed gpuservice acces to graphics_config_prop
    - sepolicy: improved debugfs handling for mali and ion
    - Fixed video recording in a lot of apps (Might require clean flash for some users)
    - Updated blobs to N935FXXS8CUD1 (April 2021 security update)
    - Fixed edge case where fast charging switch would be ignored because its chwoned too late
    - Compiled NFC hal from source (Google released samsung nfc source
    (https://android.googlesource.com/platform/hardware/samsung/nfc/), (Should improve stability)
    - Upreved livedisplay implementation (to 2.1) with native flicker free support
    - Added lifevibes blobs for audio effects and enhancements
    - Merged May 2021 security update
    - Synced with LOS source

    Want to build rom yourself? here is local manifest with up to date repos.

    this build had quite a lot of improvements that took quite a bit of time to fully test and implement and hopefully should be near perfect now.

    Big thanks to everyone who helped this project with donations as they help keep this project alive together with s7 5 years after its release on latest android version
    , Donations help cover build server cost and coffee for free time spent on project itself, Enjoy new build and stay safe
    2
    could someone please clarify or correct latest rom update instructions?

    1.set up a downloading mode on your s7 edge
    2.open odin and connect the phone with computer
    3.upload twrp to odin and flash the phone.
    4.restart, open twrp on the phone and open advance wipe
    5.mark Dalvik / ART Catche and wipe.
    6.open install in twrp and choose new version of rom file and install.

    7.should i install also nikgapps and magisk if i already had installed them before update?
    if yes, should i install rom first, then nikgapps and finally magisk separately or all together at once?

    thanks and best of luck with your s7 edge !
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


    reply from ivan_meler

    for updating the rom magisk should auto reflash after rom update so no need to manually flash it but nikgapps had broken update survival script so you will likely have to reflash them after flashing the rom itself
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    Thanks ivan....we love you....
    1
    another question to s7 edge lineageOS 18.1 users.

    has anyone tried to connect this phone to a car? any tips? thanks and best of luck!
    In my car it works, the only problem: *OK Google" doesn't work. I have to use the microfone button of AndroidAuto instead.
    There are two possibilitirs to run AA:
    First one:
    Use Nickgapps Full, AA is included but also all Google apps
    Second one:
    Use Nickgapps Basic plus the Addon AndroidAuto.
    Good luck trying it!
    1
    Hello
    I can't install nikGapps. Twrp shows error:
    updater process ended with ERROR: 2
    Error installing zip file '/external_sd/Lineage 18.1/NikGapps-omni-arm64-11-20210130-signed.zip'

    Which nikgapps should I download for my phone? https://sourceforge.net/projects/nikgapps/files/ ->Releases->NikGapps-R->30-Jan-2021->NikGapps-omni-arm64-11-20210130-signed.zip??
    My version of twrp is 3.5.2_9-0


    Problem solved.
    I installed an older version of NikGapps and it went
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    LineageOS 18.1 for hero2lte

    Code:
    /*
    * Your warranty is now void.
    *
    * I am 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 this ROM
    * before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications, and if
    * you point the finger at me for messing up your device, I will laugh at you.
    */

    Working:
    - Wifi
    - Sound
    - mali drivers
    - USB tethering
    - HW Backed video Playback
    - Ril (Mobile data,calls, sms and stuff)
    - Sensors
    - Buttons and their backlight
    - Bluetooth
    - Wifi HotSpot
    - MTP
    - 2D and 3D gpu acceleration
    - HWcomposer (HWC)
    - HW encoding/decoding
    - Charging with device powered off
    - Stuff I didn't test yet
    - Camera
    - GPS
    - Fingerprint Sensor
    - Mobicore
    - SW codecs

    Not Working
    -



    Take a note that a lot of LineageOS features have not been completed yet this is not a device bug and please do not report those
    in this rom thread as you will be reported to moderator also do not post bug reports for known issues or bug reports without proper
    a) Logcat
    b) proc/last_kmsg (or proc/kmsg)
    c) data/tombstones
    d) dmesg

    Also do not under any circumstances post bug reports if you are using substratum themes or unsupported magisk modules or you have performed any system modifications



    Install gapps right after installing the rom itself dont try to boot to system before that if you want to use gapps
    NikGapps and BiTgapps were both tested and working

    Downloads:
    Google Drive
    Mega.nz
    MD5: 8ee67890fb1f85eb4d09445f09dd277c

    I do this in my free time so bear that in mind when you notice I didn't fix known bug in next available build, Currently i work on this alone and i am not one of those kangers that just copy source and claim it as their own work,
    if you want to support the project feel free to buy me some coffee paypal.me/ivanmeler




    Feel free to join telegram group with early builds progress updates and some off topic stuff Join

    Due to requests from some users I added signature spoofing support to the rom which allows usage of MicroG
    you can simply install MinMicroG and grant it needed permissions for signature spoofing to make it work as intended


    Based On Android 11/R
    Changelog

    05.05.2021.
    - sepolicy: Allowed cbd (Modem daemon) service to read proc_net sysfs
    - sepolicy: Allowed gpuservice acces to graphics_config_prop
    - sepolicy: improved debugfs handling for mali and ion
    - Fixed video recording in a lot of apps (Might require clean flash for some users)
    - Updated blobs to N935FXXS8CUD1 (April 2021 security update)
    - Fixed edge case where fast charging switch would be ignored because its chwoned too late
    - Compiled NFC hal from source (Google released samsung nfc source
    (https://android.googlesource.com/platform/hardware/samsung/nfc/), (Should improve stability)
    - Upreved livedisplay implementation (to 2.1) with native flicker free support
    - Added lifevibes blobs for audio effects and enhancements
    - Merged May 2021 security update
    - Synced with LOS source

    07.04.2021.
    - Fixed Vulkan
    - Disabled WPA2 to WPA3 auto-upgrade (This caused issues on some wifi networks)
    - Rebased AntiFlicker and livedisplay support
    - Performance and stability improvements
    - Synced April 2021 Security Update
    - Synced with LOS source

    22.03.2021.
    - Added signature spoofing support for MicroG
    - Cleaned up codebase
    - Misc performance and satbility improvements
    - Synced with LOSsource

    04.03.2021.
    - Fixed Mouse pointer icon when using an external mouse
    - Improved swcodec handling
    - Performance and stability improvements
    - Merged March 2021. security update
    - Synced with LOS source

    18.02.2021.
    - Fixed cover case display states being flipped
    - Improved renderscript handling
    - Further imrpoved selinux policies and fixed denials
    - Fixed binder related vurnability in kernel
    - disabled zcache compression which could caue kernel panics
    - Misc performance and stability improvements
    - Synced with LOS source

    05.02.2021.
    - Improved HWC handling
    - Added always on display
    - Fixed issue where some games would show swapped colors
    - Rebased sepolicy
    - Fixed hwc selinux denials that slowed down UI
    - Added support for smart cover cases
    - Imrpoved renderscript performance
    - Imrpoved offline charging (New animation and it should recognize wireless charger while phone is off now)
    - Misc performance and stability improvements (A lot of them, as always you can check github and lineageos gerrit)
    - Merged February 2021. security update
    - Synced with LineageOS source

    24.01.2021.
    - Fixed HWC
    - Drastically improved performance and battery life
    - Added back flicker free dimming and fast charging switch (Now as hiidl interfaces)
    - Switched to samsungs DT2W driver used on AOD on stock (Battery life improvements)
    - Added custom LiveDisplay modes
    - Disabled some excess logging
    - Cleaned up codebase

    13.01.2021.
    - Merged januart 2021 Security Updat
    - Fixed issues with fingerprint in 3rd party secure apps (banking apps paypal password managers)
    - Updated prebuilt binaries
    - Cleaned up mixer paths
    - Added neural network drivers
    - Disabled p2p mac randomization
    - Fixed wifi direct
    - Removed unused 32bit drivers
    - Improved performance and stability
    - A lot more unmder the hood changes

    22.12.2020.
    - Merged december 2020 security update
    - Fixed volume adjustment with audio
    - Drastically improved audio quality
    - Merged December pixel feature drop
    - Fixed noise cancelling in call
    - Misc performance and stability improvements

    24.11.2020.
    - Fixed in call audio (Volume changing in call is still somewhat broken)
    - Merged November 2020 security update
    - Imrpoved BT audio handling
    - Selinux is back in Enforcing mode
    - Fixed signal strenght indicator for all network modes (2g/3g/4g)
    - Fixed soft buttons backlight handling
    - Fixed fingerprint recognition in some apps (Non secure ones for now)
    - Fixed glove mode
    - Misc performance and stability improvements
    - Synced with LOS source

    06.10.2020.
    - Improved brightness slider range
    - Improved microphone input in some voip apps
    - Synced with LOS source

    05.10.2020.
    - Initial release



    XDA:DevDB Information
    LineageOS 18.0 for S7 Edge, ROM for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

    Contributors
    Ivan_Meler
    Source Code: https://github.com/8890q/android_kernel_samsung_universal8890/tree/lineage-18.1

    ROM OS Version: Android 11
    ROM Kernel: Linux 3.18.x

    Version Information
    Status:
    Stable
    Current Beta Version: 0.6.5
    Beta Release Date: 2021-01-24

    Created 2020-10-05
    Last Updated 2021-01-24
    23
    New builds are up, And one big change is that hwc is back and ui should be smoother than ever
    here is a brief changelog that explains other chnges too
    - Fixed HWC
    - Drastically improved performance and battery life
    - Added back flicker free dimming and fast charging switch (Now as hiidl interfaces)
    - Switched to samsungs DT2W driver used on AOD on stock (Battery life improvements)
    - Added custom LiveDisplay modes
    - Disabled some excess logging
    - Cleaned up codebase

    HWC took quite a bit of work to get working again (Thanks google..) but s7 lives to see yet another year on up to date version of android

    Big thanks to everyone who donated as they help keep this project alive I do this in my free time and said donations help cover build server cost and get me coffee which in return helps solve bugs haha
    19
    New builds are up

    Before installing January 2021 build remove fingerprints and delete /data/system/locksettings.db this is needed due to mobicore version change which helped fix fingerprint with 3rd party secure apps


    Here is a brief changelog

    - Merged januart 2021 Security Updat
    - Fixed issues with fingerprint in 3rd party secure apps (banking apps paypal password managers)
    - Updated prebuilt binaries
    - Cleaned up mixer paths
    - Added neural network drivers
    - Disabled p2p mac randomization
    - Fixed wifi direct
    - Removed unused 32bit drivers
    - Improved performance and stability
    - A lot more unmder the hood changes

    Big thanks to everyone who supported this project as their donations help offset the server cost and keep the device alive enjoy the new build and stay safe
    16
    New builds with yet another months worth of security updates and some extras is up, here is a brief changelog
    - Fixed Vulkan
    - Disabled WPA2 to WPA3 auto-upgrade (This caused issues on some wifi networks)
    - Rebased AntiFlicker and livedisplay support
    - Performance and stability improvements
    - Synced April 2021 Security Update
    - Synced with LOS source

    As always big thanks to everyone who donated as that helped offset the build server cost and keep the project alive with yet another android version

    17.1 builds will be updated in a few days
    Enjoy new build and stay safe
    16
    New build is up with March security update, Here is a brief changelog

    - Fixed Mouse pointer icon when using an external mouse
    - Improved swcodec handling
    - Performance and stability improvements
    - Merged March 2021. security update
    - Synced with LOS source

    Big thanks to everyone who supported this project as donations help cover the build server cost Updated 17.1 builds will be out soon Enjoy new build and stay safe
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