[S][SUNFISH] [May] Descendant 12.1

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Descendant is a customised Android ROM that focuses on enhancing UX and UI
over stock Android along useful features.

Downloads

Head to the download page.

Sources

Device
Kernel



Guide.png



Same as any ROM.
Do the necessary wipes and flash the ROM.
No wipes are needed between updates from Descendant itself, unless specified.


Features.png



Listing all the additions would be a huge wall of text, that you wouldn't even read.
So, head over the Telegram group and feel free to lurk.


Preloaded applications
Google Apps are included.


Bugs.png



Having a bug or not booting for whatever reason?
Look for "How to report bugs" on this post.
Bug reports without logs will be ignored.


Credits.png



@phhusson | @Letzen | @krule031 | @ezio84 | @linuxct | PixelExperience

Android OS version: 12.0.0_r27
Security patch level: January​
 
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ny-hardcore

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Jan 21, 2006
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Descendant 12 February update is rolling out.

Bug fixes

Solved an issue that was truncating weather output into QS Panel
Fixed an issue with Gesture Magic that was erroneously triggering vibration mode

Improvements
Improved volume panel active volume stream detection
Improved in-display fingerprint efficiency
Improved some game performances that were brand-exclusives (ex. COD Mobile at 120FPS in multiplayer)
Added full translations for the following languages:
Arabic, Bengali, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, French, Indonesian, Italian, Portuguese Brazilian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish

Interface changes
QS Tiles have been restyled.
Old Android 12 style can be found in:
Settings ->Display (or in the Customization Accessibility Dashboard if enabled)
Updated styles for Descendant Apps

Quick settings header layout has been restyled

New features

Disable privacy chips allowing only the dot to be spawned, added in : Settings > Privacy
Double tap on the back (quick tap) gesture (on eligible devices), added in: Settings > Gestures

Customization Accessibility Dashboard, AIO customization fragment available as a Settings main page entry afgter enabling it in: Settings > Accessibility > Customization Accessibility Dashboard

Security patches level
5 Feb 2022

Device specific:
Switched to Lineage inline kernel instead of google prebuilt one.
Updated vendor blobs and device fingerprint to february tags

Head to the download page.
 

ny-hardcore

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Jan 21, 2006
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Descendant 12.1 April update is rolling out.

Bug fixes

Solved an issue that was causing collision between Sony's styled clock and weather
Solved an issue that was causing wrong scaling for vibration icon in volume bar
Solved an issue that was preventing Sony's styled clock to correctly update time
Solved a typo in Settings for the word "lockscreen" in English localization

Improvements
Improved fingerprint processes haptic feedback
Improved Gestures Magic operativity on clean install
Improved the amount of available apps tinted icon for launcher

Interface changes
Brightness bar transition from unexpanded Quick Settings Panel to fully expanded Quick Settings Panel has been improved

New features
Fullscreen gestures, added in : Settings > System > Gestures > System navigation > Gesture navigation (gear icon)
What's new can now check and notify for Descendant system updates
Weather app has been added and will feed weather infos to the system and users

Security patches level
April 2022

 

ny-hardcore

Senior Member
Jan 21, 2006
456
549
Descendant 12.1 May update is rolling out.

Bug Fixes:
Solved an issue with quick unlock;
Solved an issue with lockscreen pin layout scramble;
Solved an issue with Ambient Light that wasn't correctly showing the style selection icon when in Light Theme;
Solved a graphical issue that was showing an arrow across Google dashboard tab in Settings;
Solved an issue with Airplane Mode that was preventing QS header to be correctly displayed;
Solved an issue that was preventing Notification Chips to correctly work;
Solved an issue that was preventing Status bar tuner to correctly hide volume icon;
Solved an issue with SafetyNet.

Improvements:
Improved weather icon transition between Always On Display/Ambient Mode to lockscreen;
Improved alarm widget positioning over lockscreen;
Improved user interface for clock theme selection which will now show real previews;
Improved user interface for Ambient Lights which will now show real previews;
Improved double tap to wake/sleep transition animation when in Always On Display.
Sorted all gesture related activity under Settings -> Gestures
Added full translation for Telugu language

New Features:
Added all available options to be assigned on both lockscreen buttons;
Added the ability to center clocks on lockscreen;
Added "Pulse to Wake" option for double tap to wake gesture under Settings -> Gestures;
Added Data Tile to quickly switch SIM data;
Added Caffeine Tile to keep the device awake;
Added Visual Feedback in Settings -> Accessibility, which allows visual feedback via flashlight blinking for notifications or calls
Added privacy dots option to be shown only for user app (whitelisting system) under Settings -> Privacy

Interface changes:
Lock/unlock Icon on lockscreen has been moved on top (except when an UDFP is enrolled)

Security patches level
May 2022
 

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    Descendant 12.1 May update is rolling out.

    Bug Fixes:
    Solved an issue with quick unlock;
    Solved an issue with lockscreen pin layout scramble;
    Solved an issue with Ambient Light that wasn't correctly showing the style selection icon when in Light Theme;
    Solved a graphical issue that was showing an arrow across Google dashboard tab in Settings;
    Solved an issue with Airplane Mode that was preventing QS header to be correctly displayed;
    Solved an issue that was preventing Notification Chips to correctly work;
    Solved an issue that was preventing Status bar tuner to correctly hide volume icon;
    Solved an issue with SafetyNet.

    Improvements:
    Improved weather icon transition between Always On Display/Ambient Mode to lockscreen;
    Improved alarm widget positioning over lockscreen;
    Improved user interface for clock theme selection which will now show real previews;
    Improved user interface for Ambient Lights which will now show real previews;
    Improved double tap to wake/sleep transition animation when in Always On Display.
    Sorted all gesture related activity under Settings -> Gestures
    Added full translation for Telugu language

    New Features:
    Added all available options to be assigned on both lockscreen buttons;
    Added the ability to center clocks on lockscreen;
    Added "Pulse to Wake" option for double tap to wake gesture under Settings -> Gestures;
    Added Data Tile to quickly switch SIM data;
    Added Caffeine Tile to keep the device awake;
    Added Visual Feedback in Settings -> Accessibility, which allows visual feedback via flashlight blinking for notifications or calls
    Added privacy dots option to be shown only for user app (whitelisting system) under Settings -> Privacy

    Interface changes:
    Lock/unlock Icon on lockscreen has been moved on top (except when an UDFP is enrolled)

    Security patches level
    May 2022
    7
    Header.png



    Descendant is a customised Android ROM that focuses on enhancing UX and UI
    over stock Android along useful features.

    Downloads

    Head to the download page.

    Sources

    Device
    Kernel



    Guide.png



    Same as any ROM.
    Do the necessary wipes and flash the ROM.
    No wipes are needed between updates from Descendant itself, unless specified.


    Features.png



    Listing all the additions would be a huge wall of text, that you wouldn't even read.
    So, head over the Telegram group and feel free to lurk.


    Preloaded applications
    Google Apps are included.


    Bugs.png



    Having a bug or not booting for whatever reason?
    Look for "How to report bugs" on this post.
    Bug reports without logs will be ignored.


    Credits.png



    @phhusson | @Letzen | @krule031 | @ezio84 | @linuxct | PixelExperience

    Android OS version: 12.0.0_r27
    Security patch level: January​
    5
    Descendant 12 February update is rolling out.

    Bug fixes

    Solved an issue that was truncating weather output into QS Panel
    Fixed an issue with Gesture Magic that was erroneously triggering vibration mode

    Improvements
    Improved volume panel active volume stream detection
    Improved in-display fingerprint efficiency
    Improved some game performances that were brand-exclusives (ex. COD Mobile at 120FPS in multiplayer)
    Added full translations for the following languages:
    Arabic, Bengali, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, French, Indonesian, Italian, Portuguese Brazilian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish

    Interface changes
    QS Tiles have been restyled.
    Old Android 12 style can be found in:
    Settings ->Display (or in the Customization Accessibility Dashboard if enabled)
    Updated styles for Descendant Apps

    Quick settings header layout has been restyled

    New features

    Disable privacy chips allowing only the dot to be spawned, added in : Settings > Privacy
    Double tap on the back (quick tap) gesture (on eligible devices), added in: Settings > Gestures

    Customization Accessibility Dashboard, AIO customization fragment available as a Settings main page entry afgter enabling it in: Settings > Accessibility > Customization Accessibility Dashboard

    Security patches level
    5 Feb 2022

    Device specific:
    Switched to Lineage inline kernel instead of google prebuilt one.
    Updated vendor blobs and device fingerprint to february tags

    Head to the download page.
    4
    Descendant 12.1 April update is rolling out.

    Bug fixes

    Solved an issue that was causing collision between Sony's styled clock and weather
    Solved an issue that was causing wrong scaling for vibration icon in volume bar
    Solved an issue that was preventing Sony's styled clock to correctly update time
    Solved a typo in Settings for the word "lockscreen" in English localization

    Improvements
    Improved fingerprint processes haptic feedback
    Improved Gestures Magic operativity on clean install
    Improved the amount of available apps tinted icon for launcher

    Interface changes
    Brightness bar transition from unexpanded Quick Settings Panel to fully expanded Quick Settings Panel has been improved

    New features
    Fullscreen gestures, added in : Settings > System > Gestures > System navigation > Gesture navigation (gear icon)
    What's new can now check and notify for Descendant system updates
    Weather app has been added and will feed weather infos to the system and users

    Security patches level
    April 2022

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    Update for februari is on it's way. stay tuned!