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[v8] Aidan's ROM [S905X] [Android TV 9] [Netflix TV] [Disney+] [Google Play Certified] [ROOT]

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ck32

Senior Member
Jul 13, 2012
75
12
Bordeaux (France)
Hello Aidan
Thanks for your great job ! I am using a Nexbox 2/16 and flashed your last ROM! All is ok except the remote which is not working ! I had already the same issue with one of your previous ROM and managed to change the remote.tab1 file in Vendor/etc/. I had previously to root the rom to have access to /Vendor as root. I tryed to root your last rom but impossible to access root ! How can I manage to change the remote.tab1 in your rom ? Here is a working remote.tab1 file for my box.
thanks for your help.

**********************************Nexbox_remote.tab1***********************************************************************

custom_name = Nexbox
custom_code = 0xdf00
repeat_enable = 1
repeat_delay = 40
repeat_peroid = 39
release_delay = 121
debug_enable = 1

fn_key_scancode = 0x03
left_key_scancode = 0x47
right_key_scancode = 0x07
up_key_scancode = 0x1a
down_key_scancode = 0x48
ok_key_scancode = 0x06
#pageup_key_scancode = 0x04
#pagedown_key_scancode = 0x1b

mouse_begin
0 0x47
1 0x07
2 0x1a
3 0x48
mouse_end

key_begin
0x5c 114
0x5d 115
0x47 105
0x1a 103
0x07 106
0x48 108
0x06 97
0x0a 158
0x42 172
0x1c 116
0x18 139
0x03 388
0x54 2
0x16 3
0x15 4
0x50 5
0x12 6
0x11 7
0x4c 8
0x0e 9
0x0d 10
0x0c 11
0x10 14
0x4b 122
0x4f 123
0x5f 394
0x01 390
0x41 70
key_end
 

Alpetrus

Member
Jan 10, 2014
33
24
Warsaw
LG G3
Honor 5X
... which version should I use on Sunvell T95Z plus with S912, 3GB+32GB and 1GBit ethernet? (I'm not sure which Wifi chip it has, but I don't want to get bootloop by uploading incompatible fw)
... and was i tested by someone on this device?

I think Sunvel T95Z Plus (3+32 GB) has 9377 WiFi.
I can install "1. [v8] Aidan's ROM [S912] [ATV 9] [DDR3 & DDR4] [LAN1000].img" using USB Burn Tool v2.2.0.
Wifi works fine but there is occasional reboot (I don't know why)
I tried other versions, but either I couldn't install it (errors in USB Burning Tool) or I bricked box.
 

xeros2

Member
Aug 17, 2009
32
4
I think Sunvel T95Z Plus (3+32 GB) has 9377 WiFi.
I can install "1. [v8] Aidan's ROM [S912] [ATV 9] [DDR3 & DDR4] [LAN1000].img" using USB Burn Tool v2.2.0.
Wifi works fine but there is occasional reboot (I don't know why)
I tried other versions, but either I couldn't install it (errors in USB Burning Tool) or I bricked box.
Thanks. How often are these reboots? Are they much annoying?
 

ck32

Senior Member
Jul 13, 2012
75
12
Bordeaux (France)
Hello Aidan
Thanks for your great job ! I am using a Nexbox 2/16 and flashed your last ROM! All is ok except the remote which is not working ! I had already the same issue with one of your previous ROM and managed to change the remote.tab1 file in Vendor/etc/. I had previously to root the rom to have access to /Vendor as root. I tryed to root your last rom but impossible to access root ! How can I manage to change the remote.tab1 in your rom ? Here is a working remote.tab1 file for my box.
thanks for your help.
Hello all, My problem is now solved. I have managed to root this rom ! I do not know why it didnt worked the first time. I sent my remote.tab1 to /vendor/etc/ and replaced the existing one. after a reboot of the box. the remote is now recognized by my old Nexbox 2/16.
 
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View attachment 5369985
Home Screen With Apps
View attachment 5369987
^^^NEW Home Screen, Update From Play Store ^^^
View attachment 5369989
Preinstalled Apps
View attachment 5369991
Initial Set Up Screen
View attachment 5369993
Initial Set Up Screen 2
View attachment 5369995
About
View attachment 5369997
New Google Dream X Included
View attachment 5370017
Google Play Protect Certified
View attachment 5369999
Android TV Netflix! (Install Apk From Website)


Aidan's Custom Android TV 9 ROM For S905X

This is My Android 9.0 Firmware, This Is Based On The Official Mi Box Android TV 9.0 Firmware

This Is A Firmware Port Of The Xiaomi Mi Box Firmware Designed To Run On Other Amlogic S905X Devices

This Firmware Is FAST & STABLE

WARNING: This Is Experimental & Requires Multiple Steps, Please Read About "Mask Rom Mode" To Know How To Recover Your Device If Installation Fails!
This Has The New Amlogic Kernel And As Such Will Not Work On All S905X Devices, My Older Android 7 Based Firmware Works On Most Devices

How To Install

Use USB Burning Tool, See Website

Wait Up To 5 Mins For Firmware To Boot For First Time & Proceed Through Initial Set Up


Enjoy!
------------------------------------------------
NEW Website! Check it out & Download!
>>>> Website Click Here <<<<
-----------------------

v8 New Features (25.July.2021)
BASED ON LATEST MI BOX Official Pie Build 3595
Security Patch 5.March.2021
Low Ram False All Roms
Forceencrypt Disabled
Default Volume MAX
New Bootanimation
More Debloating
DPI Set At 320/213
New Welcome (Thanks AcidIce18)
No Remote Pair Screen
More Cleaned & De Bloat
More Tweaks...

v7 New Features (29.April.2021)
BASED ON LATEST MI BOX Official Pie Build 3409
Security Patch 5.January.2021
NEW Mygica ATV495x (maybe more) Version Available
NEW F30UP (maybe more) Version Available
Now Includes App Drawer (Non Tv Apps)
Now Includes File Browser
Now 11 Wi-Fi Versions Available
Cleaned & De Bloat
More Tweaks...

v6 New Features (21.Jan.2021)
Netflix TV Version (APK Provided)
Stability Improved (Fixed Random Reboot Bug)
Now 10 Wi-Fi Versions Available
Cleaned Further & De Bloat
More Video Playback Performance Improvements
More Key layout Files Added
More Tweaks...

v5 New Features (08.Jan.2021)
Universal Version Now Available
More WIFI Chips supported
Cleaned Further & De Bloat
Now The Versions Are More Similar Than Ever
Video Playback Performance Improvements
More Key layout Files Added
More Tweaks...

v4 New Features (16.Nov.2020)
1st Update After OTA Update Available Notification
BASED ON LATEST MI BOX Official Pie Build 3139
Security Patch 5.October.2020
NTFS & exFAT USB Drive Support Added
Removed Mi Tv Analytics
Bug Report Sender Removed

v3 New Features
BASED ON STABLE MI BOX Official Pie Build 2696
Security Patch 5.April.2020
New Google Keyboard From Chromecast With Google TV
New Boot animation
Enabled 14 Wi-Fi Channels
Updated Google Play Store
De Bloat System
Remove Chromecast
Remove Google Play Games, Music & Video
Remove Netflix & Prime Video
Reduced img Size For Faster Download
Reduced Install Time
More Tweaks

v2 New Features
BASED ON STABLE MI BOX Official Pie Build 2696
Security Patch 5.April.2020
Created USB Burnig tool Image
New Install Method Now 1 Step Install

v1 New Features
BASED ON STABLE MI BOX Official Pie Build 2696
Security Patch 5.April.2020
Original Install Method Using base ROM & Update.ZIP


Help & FAQ

USB Burning Tool Cant See Device
if usb burning tool cant detect your device, and youve tried other ports, cables ect then Mask ROM Mode May Be Needed, See Here
Youtube Unbrick Guide

Netflix wont work from play store
The TV Version of Netflix needs Widevine Level 1 DRM, This cannot be added to your device with a firmware, Patched Netflix Apk Now Available

Amazon Prime Wont Work
A. Like Netflix Install the mobile app, the TV version needs Widevine Level 1

Disney+ No Sound
A. Fixed Earlier Release

No Root
There Is No Root In This Firmware Because This Is a User Build (Not User Debug)
User Build: This Is Like The official Android Tv Devices (Like Mi Box), it does not have root or TWRP, Uses Release Keys and is SELINUX enforced
Why?
This Makes More Apps Show Up In The Play Store that didn't show before, (Example: Isp Android TV live tv app, only shows in Play Store On non rooted and SELINUX enforced devices, also the streams in the app do not even play in rooted devices.) And other Apps With Similar Issues On Non Certified Devices....

myCANAL App No Sound...
See This Post

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[OLD] How To Install: [OLD]
1) Download One Of The Base Firmwares That We Will Write Over (By Wi-Fi Chip If Possible But This Will Work Without Wi-Fi Using Ethernet)
1.2) Download Reboot Revovery.zip & TWRP 3.3.1 AML By ViT
1.3) Download One Of My Custom Mi Box Update Zip File
1.4) Download USB Burning Tool (I Use v2.2.0 Download On My Website)
2) Flash The Base Firmware Image Using USB Burn Tool,
2.1) See If Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Seem To Work And Try The Other Version If Not
3) Open The Update App And Choose Select, Choose Reboot To Recovery.zip & Chose Update & Update Again
4) You Will Be Inside Recovery Now, Choose Update From EXT, And Choose (USB/SD Depending What You Use)
5) Choose TWRP 3.3.1 .zip, This Will Boot Into TWRP, Slide The Screen To Accept (Mouse Needed) & Choose Install
6) Flash My Custom Mi Box Update Zip File By WiFi Chip If Possible, If You Don't Have One Of These Chips You Will Have To Try The Versions & See Or Use Ethernet
7) You Will Be Rebooted Automatically After Installation And Put Into The Stock Android Recovery
8) Choose "Wipe/Factory Data Reset" Option Here, And Then Once Done Choose Reboot
9) Wait Up To 5 Mins For Firmware To Boot For First Time & Proceed Through Initial Set Up
10) Open Settings & Navigate To "Apps", Then Choose "See All Apps" Then "Show System Apps" Find The App "Chromecast Android Shell" And DISABLE It (Wont Work Without Widevine Level1 & slows device down)
11 Disable "Movie Player" & Any Other Apps You Want To Hide
12 Enjoy!

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Thanks DiogoSilva48

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hello sir fascinated by your work. but sir i have some question regarding this rom. i have x96max v311 which ia m using and i have installed one of your rom i.e v8. so after installing i found out my android box is saying there is an update. i downloaded the update file with wifi which is around 683mb in size. but after the file is downloaded i pressed restart now. the strange thing is the after restaring my android box goes to recovery mode and i dont know what to press next to move foreward. please help sir.
 

emiljano539

Senior Member
Jan 4, 2017
244
41
Hello guys , does the netflix TV patched app works for you guys ? As soon as i open it it shows an error which doesn't let me use the app
 

leon_733

Member
May 10, 2016
15
3
I have a Sunvell t95m (android 6.0.1, 1gb ram, 8gb storage, s905x with reset button inside the AV port)

With the stock rom, I could hold the reset button and it would boot to recovery, or if an SD card is inserted it would try to boot from that. And this worked great as it would let me boot Emuelec from the card.

With this rom it ignores the reset button and does not boot from SD card. And that is unfortunate since Aidan's rom runs M64Plus-FZ much better than the stock rom, but I'd still like to use Emuelec too. Maybe it overwrote the bootloader with one that can't dual boot??

Does anyone have a solution to make it dual boot again?

Also, if anyone has a way to reinstall TWRP and make it boot into that, that would be super since I like to make system backups.
 

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  • 1
    Hi !
    I just flashed your ROM on a S905X box (Mecool 8 Pro+) and it finally boots up !
    But the ROM is totally stock( no app). Only Playstore and files browser.
    So my question is, do I have to flash it again because it doesn't work correctly ? Or I have to install each app manually ?

    Thank you for your work !
    my rom comes empty, its your device, im sure users dont want the jusk i use cogging up devices, blank canvas, also google play certification restricts including apps so win win :)
    1
    Yes, I don't have the reset button. But what do you mean by masking ROM mode to flash? Any hint or guide link, plz?
    start research on my video here , link to more info on video descriotion :)
  • 2
    Hi !
    I just flashed your ROM on a S905X box (Mecool 8 Pro+) and it finally boots up !
    But the ROM is totally stock( no app). Only Playstore and files browser.
    So my question is, do I have to flash it again because it doesn't work correctly ? Or I have to install each app manually ?

    Thank you for your work !
    That is a good thing, people want a clean ROM without the useless apps so their system can run faster infact it is one of the biggest selling points ! If those apps are incoporated in the ROM you will need root before you can get rid of them. You can use the Google Play Store, Aptoide or side load the apps you need !
    2
    Hi !
    I just flashed your ROM on a S905X box (Mecool 8 Pro+) and it finally boots up !
    But the ROM is totally stock( no app). Only Playstore and files browser.
    So my question is, do I have to flash it again because it doesn't work correctly ? Or I have to install each app manually ?

    Thank you for your work !
    You can install the apps you need from the Playstore. In case an app isn't available on the Playstore, you can side load it
    1
    Yes, I don't have the reset button. But what do you mean by masking ROM mode to flash? Any hint or guide link, plz?
    start research on my video here , link to more info on video descriotion :)
    1
    Hi Aidan. I installed your ROM for s905x with my wifi driver and it works fine. The only problem is the remote which doesn't work. I have the appropriate remote.tab1 file but I can't log in. Is there any way I can replace the remote.tab1 with my working one? Thank you.
    Have you tried using a USB keyboard?
    1
    I have another remote that worked but I need to enable the remote which came with the box.
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    to brighten.png

    Home Screen With Apps
    Screenshot_20210725-010734.png

    ^^^NEW Home Screen, Update From Play Store ^^^
    Screenshot_20210725-010752.png

    Preinstalled Apps
    Screenshot_20210712-104107.png

    Initial Set Up Screen
    Screenshot_20210712-104128.png

    Initial Set Up Screen 2
    Screenshot_20210725-010826.png

    About
    Screensaver.png

    New Google Dream X Included
    Screenshot_20201116-025413 - Copy.png

    Google Play Protect Certified
    Screenshot_20210207-224128.png

    Android TV Netflix! (Install Apk From Website)


    Aidan's Custom Android TV 9 ROM For S905X

    This is My Android 9.0 Firmware, This Is Based On The Official Mi Box Android TV 9.0 Firmware

    This Is A Firmware Port Of The Xiaomi Mi Box Firmware Designed To Run On Other Amlogic S905X Devices

    This Firmware Is FAST & STABLE

    WARNING: This Is Experimental & Requires Multiple Steps, Please Read About "Mask Rom Mode" To Know How To Recover Your Device If Installation Fails!
    This Has The New Amlogic Kernel And As Such Will Not Work On All S905X Devices, My Older Android 7 Based Firmware Works On Most Devices

    How To Install

    Use USB Burning Tool, See Website

    Wait Up To 5 Mins For Firmware To Boot For First Time & Proceed Through Initial Set Up


    Enjoy!
    ------------------------------------------------
    NEW Website! Check it out & Download!
    >>>> Website Click Here <<<<
    -----------------------

    v8 New Features (25.July.2021)
    BASED ON LATEST MI BOX Official Pie Build 3595
    Security Patch 5.March.2021
    Low Ram False All Roms
    Forceencrypt Disabled
    Default Volume MAX
    New Bootanimation
    More Debloating
    DPI Set At 320/213
    New Welcome (Thanks AcidIce18)
    No Remote Pair Screen
    More Cleaned & De Bloat
    More Tweaks...

    v7 New Features (29.April.2021)
    BASED ON LATEST MI BOX Official Pie Build 3409
    Security Patch 5.January.2021
    NEW Mygica ATV495x (maybe more) Version Available
    NEW F30UP (maybe more) Version Available
    Now Includes App Drawer (Non Tv Apps)
    Now Includes File Browser
    Now 11 Wi-Fi Versions Available
    Cleaned & De Bloat
    More Tweaks...

    v6 New Features (21.Jan.2021)
    Netflix TV Version (APK Provided)
    Stability Improved (Fixed Random Reboot Bug)
    Now 10 Wi-Fi Versions Available
    Cleaned Further & De Bloat
    More Video Playback Performance Improvements
    More Key layout Files Added
    More Tweaks...

    v5 New Features (08.Jan.2021)
    Universal Version Now Available
    More WIFI Chips supported
    Cleaned Further & De Bloat
    Now The Versions Are More Similar Than Ever
    Video Playback Performance Improvements
    More Key layout Files Added
    More Tweaks...

    v4 New Features (16.Nov.2020)
    1st Update After OTA Update Available Notification
    BASED ON LATEST MI BOX Official Pie Build 3139
    Security Patch 5.October.2020
    NTFS & exFAT USB Drive Support Added
    Removed Mi Tv Analytics
    Bug Report Sender Removed

    v3 New Features
    BASED ON STABLE MI BOX Official Pie Build 2696
    Security Patch 5.April.2020
    New Google Keyboard From Chromecast With Google TV
    New Boot animation
    Enabled 14 Wi-Fi Channels
    Updated Google Play Store
    De Bloat System
    Remove Chromecast
    Remove Google Play Games, Music & Video
    Remove Netflix & Prime Video
    Reduced img Size For Faster Download
    Reduced Install Time
    More Tweaks

    v2 New Features
    BASED ON STABLE MI BOX Official Pie Build 2696
    Security Patch 5.April.2020
    Created USB Burnig tool Image
    New Install Method Now 1 Step Install

    v1 New Features
    BASED ON STABLE MI BOX Official Pie Build 2696
    Security Patch 5.April.2020
    Original Install Method Using base ROM & Update.ZIP


    Help & FAQ

    USB Burning Tool Cant See Device
    if usb burning tool cant detect your device, and youve tried other ports, cables ect then Mask ROM Mode May Be Needed, See Here
    Youtube Unbrick Guide

    Netflix wont work from play store
    The TV Version of Netflix needs Widevine Level 1 DRM, This cannot be added to your device with a firmware, Patched Netflix Apk Now Available

    Amazon Prime Wont Work
    A. Like Netflix Install the mobile app, the TV version needs Widevine Level 1

    Disney+ No Sound
    A. Fixed Earlier Release

    No Root
    There Is No Root In This Firmware Because This Is a User Build (Not User Debug)
    User Build: This Is Like The official Android Tv Devices (Like Mi Box), it does not have root or TWRP, Uses Release Keys and is SELINUX enforced
    Why?
    This Makes More Apps Show Up In The Play Store that didn't show before, (Example: Isp Android TV live tv app, only shows in Play Store On non rooted and SELINUX enforced devices, also the streams in the app do not even play in rooted devices.) And other Apps With Similar Issues On Non Certified Devices....

    myCANAL App No Sound...
    See This Post

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------
    [OLD] How To Install: [OLD]
    1) Download One Of The Base Firmwares That We Will Write Over (By Wi-Fi Chip If Possible But This Will Work Without Wi-Fi Using Ethernet)
    1.2) Download Reboot Revovery.zip & TWRP 3.3.1 AML By ViT
    1.3) Download One Of My Custom Mi Box Update Zip File
    1.4) Download USB Burning Tool (I Use v2.2.0 Download On My Website)
    2) Flash The Base Firmware Image Using USB Burn Tool,
    2.1) See If Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Seem To Work And Try The Other Version If Not
    3) Open The Update App And Choose Select, Choose Reboot To Recovery.zip & Chose Update & Update Again
    4) You Will Be Inside Recovery Now, Choose Update From EXT, And Choose (USB/SD Depending What You Use)
    5) Choose TWRP 3.3.1 .zip, This Will Boot Into TWRP, Slide The Screen To Accept (Mouse Needed) & Choose Install
    6) Flash My Custom Mi Box Update Zip File By WiFi Chip If Possible, If You Don't Have One Of These Chips You Will Have To Try The Versions & See Or Use Ethernet
    7) You Will Be Rebooted Automatically After Installation And Put Into The Stock Android Recovery
    8) Choose "Wipe/Factory Data Reset" Option Here, And Then Once Done Choose Reboot
    9) Wait Up To 5 Mins For Firmware To Boot For First Time & Proceed Through Initial Set Up
    10) Open Settings & Navigate To "Apps", Then Choose "See All Apps" Then "Show System Apps" Find The App "Chromecast Android Shell" And DISABLE It (Wont Work Without Widevine Level1 & slows device down)
    11 Disable "Movie Player" & Any Other Apps You Want To Hide
    12 Enjoy!

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Thanks DiogoSilva48

    --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    4
    Thanks for the reply and eagerly waiting for manual update. The existing rom is almost like stock one. Happy with it, and the manual update would enhance it further.

    I tried sideloading many .apk for prime video of different versions and both platforms - mobile and android tv. Even tried aptroid.tv app store with someone's suggestions on google.
    However, the mobile versions did not even install. And the TV versions though installed but returned with the same error. Only trailers are able to play. Main content isn't playing and the error "Something went wrong" shows up.

    If you could help me with any working apk for prime video, kindly provide. Just like the netflix you provided.

    Thank you so much in advance Aidan.
    hey v7 is now available, most are uploaded 2 still uploading :)
    4
    Hello Timosat, as I understood I have to find ly remote file and then after several step sut this folder in aidans rom... Where to find the right remote folder for my box? I have the remote.conf from a previous rom can I use this file?
    I read that you use Atvx 4 rom to do this ? You choosed this rom because your remote works with this rom?
    It's a long process with patience. Your remote.conf file has to be renamed to remote.tab1 and use any good file explorer eg mixexplorer and transfer tthe remote file to vendor/etc folder .But before you do this make sure you are rooted. You may try and root Aidan's rom first by patching recovery.Partition method.And see if your remote will work. As for my case yes I use atvx4 rom because I've tried Aidan's rom my remote did not work. So I made (should I call it hybrid) rom.By taking system.PARTITION from Aidan's rom and substitute it in atvx4 and also patching atvx4 recovery.PARTITION with Magisk.Then I repacked and flashed to my box.
    3
    3. [V6](Qualcomm QCA9377 & LTM8830)

    Wifi working perfectly fine on my 8189etv.