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[VoLTE][ROM] Pixel Experience PLUS Edition [17th August ' 2020]

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PixelExperience for Xperia XZ Premium [Maple]

What is this?
Pixel Experience is an AOSP based ROM, with Google apps included and all Pixel goodies (launcher, wallpapers, icons, fonts, bootanimation)

Our mission is to offer the maximum possible stability and security, along with essential and useful features for the proper functioning of the device

Based on Android 10.0


Whats working?
Wifi
RIL
Mobile data
GPS
Camera
Flashlight
Camcorder
Bluetooth
FMRadio
Fingerprint reader
Lights
Sound / vibration


Known issues

Test and Tell


DON'T FLASH GAPPS, ALREADY INCLUDED
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XDA:DevDB Information
AOSP Pixel Experience for Xperia XZ PRemium, ROM for the Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Contributors
Shujath, modpunk, derf elot
ROM OS Version: Android 10
ROM Kernel: Linux 4.x
ROM Firmware Required: 47.2.A.10.107
Based On: AOSP

Version Information
Status: Stable
Current Stable Version: 1

Created 2020-05-22
Last Updated 2020-05-22
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Instructions :

SECURITY ADVICE

Don't flash ROMs or Magisk modules which set SELinux to permissive or you welcome malware on your device!


Install Latest Firmware

  • Grab the Sony Stock firmware using e.g. XPeriFrim. You should always flash the firmware matching the LOS build.
  • Grab newflasher and put it in the same folder as the firmware files.
  • Read the newflasher original post on XDA for general instructions!
  • Remove the following from the folder so they won't get flashed:
    • all *.ta files (keep the one in the boot/ directory)
  • Turn off your phone
  • Hold the volume down button and attach it via USB to your system till you see LED turning green
  • Run newflasher from within this directory to flash the remaining files
  • Skip the second optional step (dumping of trim area), it's useless if your bootloader is unlocked already and takes a long time.
  • Hit Yes for all the next questions asked in Newflasher(Only dumpin of trim area should be selected no and rest all questions should be selected as yes.
  • Once Newflasher flashes the Stock rom, boot into it and make sure volte is available.(VOLTE WILL NOT WORK ON BLISS IF YOU DO NOT HAVE IT IN STOCK ROM.
  • Incase you are not able to see volte icon in stock either your carrier does not support it or there is an issue with the stock rom(Try flashing it again).
  • Once you confirm Volte is available in stock, Flash the TWRP recovery and follow below instructions carefully.
  • Boot into recovery >> Format Data >> Power off the Phone.
  • Again boot into recovery >> Format Data >> Power off the Phone.
  • This time boot into recovery >> Wipe Internal Storage.
  • Flash ROM, Gapps, Magisk.
  • In the setup wizard select SIM 1 as the default sim for calls data and message.
  • Once Boot is complete, wait patiently for few mins.
  • Gto *#*#4363#*#* >> Phone Information >> IMS status.
  • Voilllaa you should have volte and dual sim both enabled.


Google Apps

Gapps are already included in the ROM and no need to flash it again.



FEATURES AND ISSUES
Code:
- Boot: Ok
- Bluetooth: Ok
- WiFi: Ok
- WiFi Hotspot: Ok
- RIL - Phone - Data: Ok
- VoLTE: Ok
- GPS: Partially OK(Working with carrier network)
- Camera: Ok (SONY Stock Camera)
- Camcorder: Ok (SONY Stock Camera)
- Lights: Ok
- MicroSD: Ok
- Accelerometer: Ok
- Compass: Ok
- Gyroscope: Ok
- QTI sensors: Ok
- Touchscreen: Ok
- FM Radio: NA
- Fingerprint: Ok
- Vibrator: Ok
- Microphone: Ok
- Audio & music: Ok
- Bluetooth audio: Ok
- NFC: Ok(Need Testing)
- Kernel: Ok
- Graphics: Ok
- 3D Rendering: Ok
- Clock: Ok
- Offline Charging: Ok
- USB: Ok
- USB OTG: (Need Testing)
- Encryption: Broken
- Live Display (Profile changing on Reboot) 
- SEPolicies: Enforcing
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Known Issues

Please test and reply
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Changelog :

22nd May'2020 : Initial Release.

Added stock cam and sony Music

Bugs :
- Vendor mismatch for Single sim users.
- SIM detection takes upto 3 mins for Dual SIM users.
- Volte not working.

Link : https://www.androidfilehost.com/?w=files&flid=312750

2nd June 2020 :

* Enabled VoLTE
* Dual SIM Fixed
* Vendor Mismatch error at boot fixed.
* Enabled most of the carriers in the world who support VoLTE.
* Kernel up streamed.
* Many other upstream changes from PE.
* Various other bug fixes.

https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid...26312261824101

12th June 2020

Changelog :

* Bumped June's Security Update
* Migrated from Pixel Experience >> Pixel Experience PLUS Edition
* SafetyNet passes out of the box.

Download link : https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid...91610682868582

17th August 2020 :

Changelog :
* Updated thermals for Fast Charging
Managed to get RIL and Volte working wihtout
* Modem Switcher
* Customization Selector
* Modem Customization
* Fixed Random loss of Network on both Single and Dual SIM.
* Fixed Maps Crash, Huge thanks to @rcmiku
* Added Xperia Album thanks to @
* Removed Unncessary volte props causing crashes on the system.
* Satery net still passing out of the box
* Removed unused Symlinks for Adreno.
* Downgraded android.hardware.gnss to 1.0
* Upgraded display vendor vendor.display.config to 1.9
* Added GNSS packages in try to fix offline GPS.
* Added CNE packages for better connectivity.
* Added IWlanService for VoWifi(Still not working)
* Added NXP hal for NFC
* Addressed CND Denails.
* Fixed Android Debugging
- Fixed Stock Camera memory Leak (Thanks to @ )
- Completely disabled Doze which was causing UI crashes
* Unified Device Trees (Device will get props accordingly)
* Fixed data issue on single SIM devices(No need to toggle WiFI)
* Removed Vulkan rendering which was causing Blank screen on various apps.
* Added Sony Stock Movie Creator App
* Removed buggy DT2W
* Added Xperia Email and Xperia Keyboard.

Download Link : https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid...91610682916825
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Kernel version ?

4.4.218
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This is the Pixel Experience or the Pixel Experience Plus edition?
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Originally Posted by Diego0007

This is the Pixel Experience or the Pixel Experience Plus edition?

Read the title
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Is dual card normal?
Is the SIM card reading speed normal?
I used the following version before and found that reading the SIM is very slow, more than 5 minutes, and the signal is a bit poor.
https://forum.xda-developers.com/xz-...ition-t4088483
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Originally Posted by sunday01

Is dual card normal?
Is the SIM card reading speed normal?
I used the following version before and found that reading the SIM is very slow, more than 5 minutes, and the signal is a bit poor.
https://forum.xda-developers.com/xz-...ition-t4088483

True, since I'm using the XZP as first phone, that's essential for me... Didn't try this new ROM yet but signal reception in the rcmiku Pixel Experience one was very poor... Except that, most stuff works fine... But you know, if you have an emergency you can't wait 5 or more minutes for the signal to kick in
Any feedback on SIM card reading in this ROM?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sunday01

Is dual card normal?
Is the SIM card reading speed normal?
I used the following version before and found that reading the SIM is very slow, more than 5 minutes, and the signal is a bit poor.
https://forum.xda-developers.com/xz-...ition-t4088483

Quote:
Originally Posted by Jujub

True, since I'm using the XZP as first phone, that's essential for me... Didn't try this new ROM yet but signal reception in the rcmiku Pixel Experience one was very poor... Except that, most stuff works fine... But you know, if you have an emergency you can't wait 5 or more minutes for the signal to kick in
Any feedback on SIM card reading in this ROM?


For Dual sim users its taking about 2-5 mins for sim detection and second sim is not getting detected for.
Till now I have not experienced any network issues, as this uses the same source as Bliss there should not be any issue with signal reception.
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