[ROM][UNOFFICIAL][9.0] LineageOS 16.0 for Xperia X [FINAL]

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kyntoxicity

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Jun 27, 2014
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How to root this? I already enable adb/app in developers settings. I tried flashing flashable root zips for lineage 16 too. But nothing works.
 
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newyashveer

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Sep 23, 2016
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god what a stable and buttery smooth rom....
you really did made my useless device a joy to experiment with.
everything works perfectly along with magisk. thanks
 

armorgeddon

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Nov 23, 2008
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Hi, I got two questions regarding this ROM which came after after dailying it on my Xperia X for two to three weeks now.
1. Is there any way to make a Gcam mod work? Camera2 Probe show "FULL" hardware support level, though when running AOSP9 on this device it showed "LEVEL_3" and Gcam work perfectly on that. So is there a Gcam that work with just "FULL" hardware support level or is there any way to elevate it to "LEVEL_3"?

2. I sometimes experience a black screen when opening an app or switching between apps, which can even be just the Android settings. In need to turn on auto-rotate and rotate the phone into landscape once to make the app show up. Is that a known issue & is there a solution to it?

Everything else seems to run really well with this ROM, so kudos for that!
 

Spaceoid

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  • Mar 29, 2013
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    Dortmund
    Im using this rom but netflix doesn't work with this rom how can i fix it
    You need to download an older version of the netflix app from e.g. apkmirror (the site is safe). IIRC I used an 4.xx version of the app, but I am not sure about that; just try some, for me there were definitely versions that worked.
     

    armorgeddon

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    Nov 23, 2008
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    Hi,
    I had GPS working perfectly fine using this ROM on my Xperia X but now it can't find my location. Is there anyway to kind of reset it, like is there a GPS cache or something like that? Thanks!
     

    Spaceoid

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  • Mar 29, 2013
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    Dortmund
    Had the same experience. After freshly flashing the ROM, I assume the ROM uses cached data from the previous ROM. This one then gets reset and the new ROM (LOS) is not able to rebuild it or something like that. It is super hard to find exact information about this topic. What I know though is that the GPS problem is a kernel specific problem that is widely known throughout the developers (you can look that up on Github, there was a thread about it but I forgot its name) and that in the long run you'll have to live with poor/lazy GPS performance on every costum ROM there is for the X Compact (at least I tried LOS 16 and AOSP 10 and 11 Treble, they all had problems with GPS).
     

    PislickB3

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  • Feb 13, 2016
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    Hi,
    I had GPS working perfectly fine using this ROM on my Xperia X but now it can't find my location. Is there anyway to kind of reset it, like is there a GPS cache or something like that? Thanks!
    Install global positioning system fix magisk module
    Restart your phone
    Install gps status and toolbox from play store
    Then reset gps state
    After that download gps state
    I fixed it with this way
     
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      Hi,
      I had GPS working perfectly fine using this ROM on my Xperia X but now it can't find my location. Is there anyway to kind of reset it, like is there a GPS cache or something like that? Thanks!
      Install global positioning system fix magisk module
      Restart your phone
      Install gps status and toolbox from play store
      Then reset gps state
      After that download gps state
      I fixed it with this way
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      Code:
      #include <std_disclaimer.h>
      /*
       * 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.
       */

      About LineageOS
      LineageOS is a free, community built, aftermarket firmware distribution of Android 9.x (Pie),
      which is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device.

      All the source code for LineageOS is available in the LineageOS GitHub repo.
      And if you would like to contribute to LineageOS, please visit our Gerrit Code Review.

      Official LineageOS website : http://lineageos.org
      About LineageOS Legal : http://lineageos.org/legal/

      Important Information
      1. This ROM has nothing related to ODM images! So you don't need to ask/install anything like that, just follow the instructions.
      2. This ROM will never work fully with newer versions of Google Camera (GCam)!
      3. The device trees (which were used to build this ROM) will not be published until they are in WIP state or I consider them ready for public release.
      Downloads Links
      LineageOS 16.x:
      Unofficial: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1AFj8BDXpeYLeVbY8Vkl3bWElphXg_RYS

      Google Applications (optional):
      OpenGapps: http://opengapps.org/ (ARM64->Android 9.0->Pico, Nano or Micro)
      Information: Flash the GApps before the first boot. If not, a clean flash is recommended.

      Recommended Recovery (optional):
      TWRP 3.x: https://forum.xda-developers.com/-/-t3786431

      Flashing and updating
      LineageOS clean install:
      • Download the latest build of LineageOS ROM
      • Full wipe and factory reset (recommended / backup to make sure not to loose data)
      • Flash the LineageOS ROM zip from the Recovery
      • Flash the GApps to have the Google Applications (optional)
      • Every additional zip you want to flash (optional)
      • Reboot
      LineageOS update/upgrade:
      • Download the latest build of LineageOS ROM
      • Wipe cache and dalvik cache
      • Flash the latest LineageOS ROM zip from the Recovery
      • Every additional zip you want to flash (optional)
      • Reboot
      LineageOS addonsu for root access:
      • Download the addonsu for arm64: LineageOS Downloads / Extras
      • Flash the zip on a working Lineage installation (once)
      • Upon ROM updates, the addonsu is preserved
      • Reboot

      About the builds:
      Device tree: WIP
      Kernel sources: https://github.com/Chippa-a/android_kernel_sony_msm8956
      Vendor blobs: WIP​

      Issues and reports
      • Report issues only if you are using the ROM kernel
      • If an additional mod is installed, make sure it's unrelated, and mention it
      • Make sure the issue wasn't discussed earlier in the threads
      • Share a log of the error with CatLog for example
      Also thanks to:
      • The LineageOS Team
      • The CyanogenMod Team
      • Everyone involved in working and testing

      Contributors
      Chippa_a
      ROM OS Version: 9.x Pie
      ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x

      Version Information
      Status: Stable
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      The new build with January 2020 security patches is available!

      Download: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1syBndgMkTK30-tAiBN4QWNc8FtbaQOQk
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      The new build is available!
      It includes May 2020 security patches and various improvements like:
      * fingerprint authentication should be fixed for some applications
      * brightness/autobrightness should work better
      * general performance improvements

      This build is currently marked as final.
      Thanks to everyone who used this ROM and helped to improve it by valuable feedback!

      P.S. Please don't ask about LineageOS 17.1 release plans for this device, as I'm not ready to give an ETA at this moment.

      Download: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1woBVJ2z0iJK4TtIKcLW95iuiHeSo1Iyv
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      The new build is available!

      It was decided to release another final build.
      The main reason for this was to solve an issue with the fingerprint scanner, when it could become unavailable after a while.
      As a bonus, this build also includes July security patches.

      Download: https://drive.google.com/file/d/18qJ9OnR5vRzcnxD96LqEZbcW9vEywqVd/view?usp=sharing
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      FEATURES AND ISSUES
      Code:
      [SIZE="4"]- Boot: Ok
      - Bluetooth: Ok
      - WiFi: Ok
      - WiFi Hotspot: Ok
      - RIL - Phone - Data: Ok
      - GPS: Ok
      - Camera: Ok
      - Camcorder: Ok
      - Lights: Ok
      - MicroSD: Ok
      - Accelerometer: Ok
      - Compass: Ok
      - Gyroscope: Ok
      - QTI sensors: Ok
      - Touchscreen: Ok
      - FM Radio: N/A
      - Fingerprint: Ok
      - Vibrator: Ok
      - Microphone: Ok
      - Audio & music: Ok
      - Bluetooth audio: Ok
      - NFC: Ok (HCE: Ok)
      - Kernel: Ok
      - Graphics: Ok
      - 3D Rendering: Ok
      - Clock: Ok
      - DRM: Ok
      - Offline Charging: Ok
      - USB: Ok
      - USB Tethering:  Ok
      - USB OTG: Ok
      - Encryption: Ok
      - SEPolicies: Enforcing[/SIZE]