[ROM][unofficial] CyanogenMod 12.1 for Samsung Galaxy A5 (SM-A500FU)

TheWhisp

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CyanogenMod 12.1 for Samsung Galaxy A5 (SM-A500FU)



Notice:
This ROM is created for Samsung Galaxy Galaxy A5 (SM-A500FU). Obviously it will not work on any other device.

Notice 2:
Uploading my files elsewhere (mirroring) is not appreciated.
If you need to add my files somewhere else, just use the links I have provided.

Disclaimer:
If you have decided to install this ROM on your device, I [TheWhisp] cannot be held responsible for any damage done to your phone and/or for any other kind of inconveniences you may experience (bricks, late for job due to alarm clock not working etc.). By installing this custom ROM you lose your phone's warranty.
By installing this ROM, you accept this disclaimer.

What's not working / current issues:

* FM radio is partially working
* Android Beam is not working properly

Download and additional information

Change logs: See 2nd post of this thread
Google apps: http://opengapps.org/
Download: https://www.androidfilehost.com/?w=files&flid=39925

Requirements:

* You must have custom recovery to install this ROM (see section "How to install")
* You must have bootloader and modem from Samsung's 5.0.2 ROM

How to install:

1) You're going to need a custom recovery, follow instructions here: http://forum.xda-developers.com/galaxy-alpha/help/recovery-teamwin-recovery-project-twrp-t3182214
2) Use the download link provided above to download the latest build available
3) Use the download for Google apps to download Google apps (optional)
4) Put both .zip files on your device (either internal or external storage)
5) Boot your device into recovery mode
6) Make backup (if needed)
7) Wipe data/factory reset (not needed if updating from previous releases, but is necessary if upgrading between CM versions (example, cm-12.0 to cm-12.1 or from stock to CM)
8) Install the ROM .zip file
9) Mount /system, install Google apps (optional)
10) Done.

Bug reporting:

https://github.com/TheWhisp/android_device_samsung_a5ultexx/issues

How to submit a bug report:
1) Visit the above link
2) Click on "New issue"
3) Choose a title that explains the problem
4) Explain your problem very clearly with as much details as possible
5) Attach logs and screenshots (if needed)

Don't report a bug if it's already reported (if you have more information, post a comment on the existing issue).

Don't report a bug if you:
1) are using any kind of task killer
2) are using any 3rd party tweak/hack

Don't forget to include the build date.
Use proper English, try not to make any spelling errors so I and other people can understand you correctly.
XDA:DevDB Information
CyanogenMod 12.1 for Samsung Galaxy A5, ROM for the Android General

Contributors
TheWhisp, faust93, mygalaxya (testing)
Source Code: https://github.com/thewhisp
https://github.com/MSM8916-Samsung

ROM OS Version: 5.1.x Lollipop
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x
ROM Firmware Required: Lollipop modem, custom recovery
Based On: CyanogenMod

Version Information
Status: Beta
Current Beta Version: 20150922
Beta Release Date: 2015-09-22

Created 2015-09-22
Last Updated 2015-10-11
 
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TheWhisp

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Change log

08/11/2015

* Experimental USB OTG support
* Latest Android security patches

23/10/2015

* Added vibration intensity control

19/10/2015

* Fix QCIF and 480p camera preview

16/10/2015

* Fix issue with Bluetooth MAC address

10/10/2015

* Fix "ghost" vibrate when turning off the screen
* Fix crash when disabling USB tethering
* Update Wi-Fi driver
* Fix adding custom action to app switch button


07/10/2015

* Add workaround for touch screen issue
* Fix some issues with AudioFX

29/09/2015

* SELinux set to enforcing
* Fix Qualcomm time service
* Adreno RS driver

23/09/2015

* Fix NFC causing wakelock if it is disabled when booting the device
* Other minor fixes/improvements


22/09/2015

* Initial build
 
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TheWhisp

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Currently this works only on SM-A500FU, but there are plans on creating a common Samsung MSM8916 repository and add support for other variants or even other Samsung MSM8916 devices.
If you want to (read: can) help adding support for other variants, send me a PM or better e-mail.

The only requirements are that you:
  1. Have time to test
  2. Know how to take a logcat / kmsg ( = use ADB in general)
 

czacha111

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issue

in the penultimate release i have these bugs:
1) when i lock screen and unlocki it the screen not respond. I must lock deice and unlock one more time to working.
2) when i lock screen and unlock it by swype in notification to answer for text messeage, it;s very hard to push any button on keyboard..

last release fix this bugs ?
 

mygalaxya

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in the penultimate release i have these bugs:
1) when i lock screen and unlocki it the screen not respond. I must lock deice and unlock one more time to working.
2) when i lock screen and unlock it by swype in notification to answer for text messeage, it;s very hard to push any button on keyboard..

last release fix this bugs ?
It's just the first builds... We need to fix that... Thanks for reporting :)
 

klemen241

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in the penultimate release i have these bugs:
1) when i lock screen and unlocki it the screen not respond. I must lock deice and unlock one more time to working.
2) when i lock screen and unlock it by swype in notification to answer for text messeage, it;s very hard to push any button on keyboard..

last release fix this bugs ?
same problems here. Getting less response problems in this build than in last. Time thingy fixed. ITs getting better and better
 
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