[v7.5] Aidan's ROM [S905X] [ATV 7.1.2] (Lag & Bloat Free, Pre Rooted, Samba & Miracast) [TV NETFLIIX] 2021 Update!

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Logos Ascetic

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I appreciate your assistance in trying to give me the tools to create the things I need. But the main reason I wanted Aidans TWRP backup of v7.1, is because it's confirmed to work.

I'm trying to troubleshoot my recovery image, so I need to use the process of elimination.

@everyone

I've now lost access to TWRP recovery after trying to flash the Burn Tool images @mAtvXk uploaded for me. Does anyone know how to restore TWRP access without a USB cable?
 
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doobleshaft

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Anyone got any working links for Aidan's Android TV 7.5? The YouTube vidoe appears to have been removed so no links there and non on the Wordpress site. I did attempt a search of the forum but without looking through all 40 pages I couldn't find anything.

Checking after I post this reply the v9 forum though at least one of my boxes needs 7.5 as far as I can tell.
 

doobleshaft

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Sort of answered this myself after trying at least a 5th time but in a different browser...

Just managed to get to Androidfile host site which I couldn't do in Firefox for some reason and just found the same error getting to Aidans ROMS. However, I tried the link again to v9 (not tried the others yet) and it works. Possibly an error with the host or my connection but not sure.
 

Logos Ascetic

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Anyone got any working links for Aidan's Android TV 7.5? The YouTube vidoe appears to have been removed so no links there and non on the Wordpress site. I did attempt a search of the forum but without looking through all 40 pages I couldn't find anything.

Checking after I post this reply the v9 forum though at least one of my boxes needs 7.5 as far as I can tell.
 

doobleshaft

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Thank you. Downloading now.

Not completely sure it will work from looking at all the info. It's a Trongle S2 box I'm attempting to work on which looks like it has S905 chip. Any suggestions how I confirm the chip? Opening it up is one thing I guess but I don't want to do that. Startup sequence says S905 and I haven't (yet) found a way to verify with software or settings the exact chip.
 

gdawg1950

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I have been successfully been using v7.5 on a Leelbox Q2 2g/8g with S905x AP6330 version.
To fix the Bluetooth problem I used TWRP to remove some extra files in the bluetooth folder and bluetooth now works with no problems. One problem still persists the box does not play sound from certain HD Streams using the Xfinity Stream APP. It's like there is missing decoder or codec file. This is similar to what was happening on Disney+.What was the fix for Disney+ sound? Thanks for this great ROM and all your help.
 

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    Aidan's Custom Android TV 7.1.2 ROM
    UPDATED: 10/02/2021

    Netflix For Android TV!
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    This is version 7.5 of my Rom, i use this as a daily driver and it is stable, it is CLEAN & NO BLOAT (any included apps are removable), this replaces my previous version (v6, v7 & v7.1 ect...)

    UPDATE: Aidan's Android TV 9 Pie Xiaomi Mi Box Firmware Port To S905X Now Also Available!
    XDA Post Clock Here

    NEW Website! Check it out & Downloads
    https://aidansrom.wordpress.com/


    Improvements Made [V6]
    ●NOT pre-rooted (Flash Magisk via TWRP for root)
    ●User Interface renders at full 1080p
    ●Fixed bug where remote power button would turn box off/standby but not wake it up again
    ●Added Miracast (scren mirroring) [BROKEN] FIXED IN V7
    ●Removed Chromecast and other bloat (wont work in uncertified devices and would fill storage in 24 hours)
    ●New bootlogo and boot animation (No longer will boot animation appear frozen during 1st boot)
    ●Added New App Drawer (And modified APK) THIS WILL SHOW NON TV APPS
    ●Misc tweaks & adjustments

    Improvements [V7]
    ●Added More Wi-Fi Drivers
    ●WIFI & LAN SPEED fixed (Was maxing about 6Mbps, now sucsesfully got 40Mbps)
    ●DPI Changed to 320 (Android TV Stock DPI)
    ●More tweaks
    ●Now comes with Filelinked Pre-installed (You can uninstall if you dont need)

    Improvements [V7.1]
    ●TWRP replaced as was rendered at 720p in the top left on corner some devices
    ●More WiFi & Bluetooth improvements
    ●Updated boot animation android tv 11 (Thanks khurramrizvi for extracting)
    ●Added more keylayout files (USB)
    ●More visual tweaks
    ●More Performance tweaks

    Improvements [V7.2] (19/09/2020)
    ●Fixed Disney+ No sound issue fixed (Thanks to DiogoSilva48)
    ●More visual tweaks
    ●More Performance tweaks

    Improvements [V7.3] (06/10/2020)
    ●PRE ROOTED! (Root switch does not work, Always ON)
    ●Disney+ now has working sound (v7.2 but worth mentioning again)
    ●All preinstalled apps can be Un installed (exept system apps)
    ●Samba Windows File Server [NAS] (Usb HDD, SD, Internal)
    ●Google Documents UI added (fixes bugs in some apps opening files)
    ●Stock Downloads File Explorer Added (Related to documentsUI)
    ●Google Assistant Text Search Navigation Bug
    ●Phone Settings crash fixed
    ●Wi-Fi Tethering now works (Ethernet to Wi-Fi)
    ●Changed Mouse cursor
    ●Certificate installer fixed
    ●GlobalKeyInterceptor added
    ●OneTimeInitaliser added
    ●GooglePartnerSetup added
    ●Updated Backdrop (no longer claims chromecast built in)
    ●Alternative Screensaver Included (Can uninstall)
    ●Reboot to recovery option in all apps section
    ●More visual tweaks
    ●More Performance tweaks

    Improvements [V7.4] (06/10/2020)
    ●Added missing Files for WiFi Chip AW-NH665 (Thanks Erick)
    ●Special Build for devices that fail to flash Universal ONLY (MXQ Special Build) (Testing Need Feedback)

    Improvements [V7.5] (10/02/2021)
    ● Added Netflix Android TV Version

    Im very happy with how this turned out, please install and let me know if it works for you what device you installed on & if you have any suggestion

    Facebook Page
    https://bit.ly/facebookaidansrom


    Tested on
    ●MXQ Pro 4K (1GB RAM)
    ●Trongle X1 (2GB RAM)
    ●NPET A95X( 2Gb RAM)
    ●rasse-001 (unknown Ram/rom)
    ●Leelbox q2 (unknown RAM/ROM)
    ●X96 (1GB Ram 8GB Rom)
    ●Beelink MXIII-II (Unknown RAM/ROM)
    ●T95X
    ●Nexbox A95X [SPECIAL BUILD FOR REMOTE AVIAILIBLE]
    ●Sammix R95
    ●M9C PRO
    ●X96 Max
    ●Buzz TV XPL 3000 (Needs my Buzz TV 3000 Remote. patch)
    ●Trongle S3 (Report that needs super su to root)
    ●T95N
    ●TX3 PRO
    ●KM5 OTT 1GB/8GB (No reset button 1 user reported using "Reboot Update" worked)
    ●Alfawise A12 Plus Projector (AW-NH665 WiFi fixed in v7.4, Also Needs my Remote patch)
    ●T6 S905X 1/8GB
    ●KM5 (This Version only Worked With Alternative Special Build AKA: MXQ Special Build) [No Reset Button, Connect the box to PC with USB & Connect AC Power WHILE also pressing the Power Button, the device should then connect to the software and Flash]
    ●Many More...

    Known Issues
    Wifi chip HS2734A
    ZTE B860H (2 reports didn't work)
    MXQ boxes have hundreds of clones, should work on 90% of boxes if no Roms work at all for you I have some last resot ROMs at bottom of this post


    V7 Download From Google Drive (Fast Download)
    Replaced with v7.1

    V7.1 Download From Google Drive (Fast Download)
    Replaced with v7.2

    V7.2Download From Google Drive (Fast Download)
    Replaced with v7.3

    V7.3 Download From Google Drive (Fast Download) (06/Oct/2020)
    Replaced with v7.4

    [V7.4] Universal Download (Fast Download) (24/Oct/2020)

    Special Builds (Fast Download) (06/Oct/2020)


    [v7.4] Nexbox A95X Remote WITH POWER ON BUX FIX (07/07/2020) (Updated 24/Oct/2020)
    This Version Has Nexbox_Remote.zip pre installed in case can't access recovery to flash the patch (Added 22/06/2020)
    ^ Thanks to klo33 (freaktab) for testing these changes

    [v7.4]Alternative Special Build [ONLY Use IF Universal Fails!] (07/07/2020) (Updated 24/Oct/2020)
    This Version has additional DTB files (Alternative P212 + p214 & p242)
    Drawback is the UI is rendered at 720p with 210 DPI, The UI wont look as Sharp as universal 1080p with 320 DPI
    FEEDBACK NEEDED!!

    MY Patches (Flash with TWRP)
    https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1DwgIHPeV4RB5eMeAG_Pf8H0oMMPJBWq5?usp=sharing

    ●Mygica atv 495x REMOTE (Thanks to nicko450 for supplying the remote.conf file)
    ●Buzz TV XPL 3000 Remote patch (You need to use ADB or terminal to enter recovery on these Devices)
    ●Xview R7 Remote Patch
    ●Mini M8S II Remote Patch (Thanks to Kishore12 for finding and fixing a .conf file)
    ●Sunvell T95k Pro Remote Patch
    ●Alfawise A12 Plus Projector Remote Patch

    Patches (Flash with TWRP) [BY MINIXFREAK]
    Nextbox, sunvell, Mecool, Zoomtak Remote Patches
    a95X, l8, Magicsee, T95U, T95Z, Tanix, x92, Zoomtak, Youndoo Clock Patches
    QC9377 & 4.1 Bluetooth patches
    https://mega.nz/folder/5o5B0SII#p-W0crI8UbegQNA80vKSzQ/folder/x9YXRIxD


    Install using amlogic burn tool
    DOWNLOAD AND HOW TO:
    https://bit.ly/aidanscustrom

    Donate & Support Me & Buy me an IRN-BRU
    Paypal: http://paypal.me/aidanmacgregor92
    Bitcoin: 1GhSiPf2ZURa9HiVMVh5KXmmB8nXr6nCVZ

    FAQ (WIP)

    Q. Netflix wont work from play store
    A The TV Version of Netflix needs Widevine Level 1 DRM, This cannot be added to your device with a firmware, FIXED IN LATEST VERSION PATCHED NETFLIX PREINSTALLED

    Q. Amazon Prime Wont Work

    A. Like Netflix Install the mobile app, the TV version needs Widevine Level 1

    Q. Disney+ No Sound
    A. Fixed in v7.2

    Q. Root Switch Wont Work
    A. Unfortunately v7.3 is always rooted and the switch doesn't work (I may offer unrooted versions if there is demand)

    Screenshots On The Website
    https://aidansrom.wordpress.com/

    NONE OF MY ROMS AND NO OTHER ROMS WORK?
    If you have one of these devices that really struggle taking any custom ROM, sometimes these are MXQ devices (there are so many clones of these devices) and they may have a locked bootloader or it needs a DTB that isn't common or known, there are some ROMs that have saved some people before, these are only if no other custom ROMs will work for you and are a last resort :)

    See this post:
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    Hi, Why should one pick this 7.5 version over the 8.0 one? Thank you
    This one did it because 8 does not support remote control and does not support the same set of keys in BT keyboard. Only 7.5 can be operable, but true, the both works and 8 has mutch better GUI.
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    Ok here is TWRP backup of v7.1, Can you test this and let me know it works properly please? this can be installed over the top of v7 using TWRP. Simply place the "TWRP" folder onto a USB Drive (See Readme Instructions.txt)

    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jgj9Cd8oFkMKwZ4nM05cUWeovrDe-uBe/view?usp=sharing

    Installed and working fine. Thank you !
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    Glad you used the Boot Animation, hoping more devs would include it in their builds ?