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Old November 21st, 2013, 09:01 AM   #151 (permalink)
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Ooooh! A nice, very recent, 2 day old build for November with, hopefully, lots of bug fixes, (changelist 2082040), and a shiny new modem.

Place your bets for how long it takes Syd to bite.

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dejembey has put up the pure stock version of MK8 already.
However, no sign of the deodexed and rooted CWM MK8 yet, and no MK8 modem neither. He's slacking!
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So for someone that hasn't updated and still on MGA , this is the way to go? Ive been in limbo too long and never did go back to unrooted.
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So for someone that hasn't updated and still on MGA , this is the way to go? Ive been in limbo too long and never did go back to unrooted.
IMHO, stick with MGA for now until all the silly bugs in stock Android 4.3 are fixed. Hopefully, MK8 will go a long way to doing that.

As you are not Knox'd, then a ROM such as this or Echoe, flashed via recovery will keep your unlocked bootloader and are Knox free.
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MGA is by far the best firmware release up to now (for me at least)
I'm on MJ9 currently, and I was about to go back to MGA until I saw this MK8 release pop up.

I'll be giving it a go when Djembey does his stuff, but if the niggles I've been having on MJ9 are still present on MK8, I'll be back on MGA like a shot.
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#1. Downloaded MK8 modem and flashed it via Odin 3.09 in CP after turning phone off and booting into Download mode. After phone powered up I checked that the modem was working OK.

#2. Did a dirty flash over my DjeMBeY MJ9 Slim ROM by downloading the I9505XXUEMK8-PRE-ROOTED-DeOdex-KNOXFree-SupeSlim-CWM.zip and placing it on my external SD card and then booting into PhilZ Recovery and installing it. Before Re-booting, I wiped Cache Partition and Dalvik Cache, under Advanced, in PhilZ Recovery and then re-booted, ignoring the change Root prompt screen.

So far everything seems fine. No big differences from MJ9. The Transitition animation scale is fixed when camera is used, if that helps. I'm guessing that the MK8 release is all about bug fixing.

Far too early to comment on battery life and overall performance.
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I have to say, this release seems to be the mutts nutts to me.
Everything is working perfectly! Even the BT/Audio/Navigation lag on stock music player is fixed.

All that remains now is to assess battery, but early signs for me are that this is a KEEPER!
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Dirty flash, no issues.

For those lazy gits out there, works fine with mj9 modem too if you can't be bothered to change!

Rusty bum, sort out your own house first before having a dig at our Welsh friend.......I assume when you talk about m9 above you mean mj9?? You must have been down to the twilight zone for a few cheeky ones already......
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Rusty bum, sort out your own house first before having a dig at our Welsh friend.......I assume when you talk about m9 above you mean mj9?? You must have been down to the twilight zone for a few cheeky ones already......
My error... duly amended. Thanks for that... I'll let you buy me a Christmas drink!
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I'll be joining you guys next week hopefully as me ma is taking me out in wheelchair to a big local CPW so I hope they have a knox free version
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I'll be joining you guys next week hopefully as me ma is taking me out in wheelchair to a big local CPW so I hope they have a knox free version
Just remember the 3 ironass rules...

1. Don't eat the yellow snow!

2. Don't get involved with strange women, (give them my name and address and I'll deal with them for you. )

3. Above all, DO NOT get a Knox firmware enabled SGS4 with locked bootloader, as discussed.

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As for this latest release from DjeMBeY, Slim MK8, I'm like a pig in clover. Overnight battery drain was <0.5% p.h. with just the sound off. This is with the default talexop kernel. The GPS was within 3m in under 15 sec's. Modem is as good as the MJ9. No black screens, freezes or fc's. Overall speed and smoothness in scrolling is very good.

In, roughly, the 24 hours of use I have not come across any problems so far. How is everyone else finding it?
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I'm having an issue with proximity sensor during calls....screen doesn't come back on again when I take phone away from ear
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Cheers for your help matey, you deserve a good bathfull of WD40

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Sorry matey I dont want to be the cause of yer olde ticker giving up.

Some of the Brazilian girls I've met and know are too hot too handle. I've ruined it anyway as they only like guys in kilts with a sexy Scottish accent lol. Just ask my possible future Brazilian hot ball n chain.

But as soon as I get the S4 I'll be on.
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Proximity sensor working as normal during calls with screen back on when removed from ear. Just checking that you have enabled Turn off screen during calls in Dial pad > Menu > Call settings?
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I'm having an issue with proximity sensor during calls....screen doesn't come back on again when I take phone away from ear
For me it's working better than a particularly good thing that is working well.
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Proximity sensor working as normal during calls with screen back on when removed from ear. Just checking that you have enabled Turn off screen during calls in Dial pad > Menu > Call settings?
yup, box is ticked.....

Ok, restarted phone and working again!! Doh!

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I am loving DjeMBeY's Modified, Slim, ROM, MK8 more and more!

I cannot, after 3 days and nights, find fault with it. I am using it with the default talexop kernel on Samsung's Power Saving mode with a standard, not extended, battery and so far the performance has been excellent and my battery usage has gone down from previous ROMs.

Here are 2 screenshots from this morning...

Overall battery usage since last charge. Average use. Google Services, (not shown), are 3%




Overnight, idle, with all services running and Wi-Fi connected and just sound off = 2% drop in battery over almost 5 hours and this is the worst reading of the last 3 nights.



This is easily, by far and away, the best Android 4.3 ROM that I've had.
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I am loving DjeMBeY's Modified, Slim, ROM, MK8 more and more!

This is easily, by far and away, the best Android 4.3 ROM that I've had.
I know i'm new here, but i've already got the jump on you old timers! :P

Here's a fresh copy of KitKat on the S4:

Advantages:
1. Full 4 bars - no dropout!
2. Less messy than the earlier IceCreamSandwhich
3. Much easier to boot (just bring baby wipes!)
4. It can be modded, but can't go back to previous versions without melting the core
5. No Battery, completely wireless and in self-contained package!!

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1. Apps are severely limited!

KitKat on my S4.... making you all green with Android envy!!!!


Sorry, but someone had to suck the life out of that metaphor!.... now back on topic..

I finally got my i9505 rooted with DjeMBeY's pre-rooted, stock, MK8 ROM. For anyone who hasn't tried it. Mine is working very well so far. Particularly as I had tripped the Knox 0x1 flag and locked the bootloader. I didn't think I'd actually still be able to root the device.

A huge thank you to ironass for pointing me in the right direction and the best set of instructions for converting a 'dummy' into a smartass in less than 3 days flat! :P.... not to mention that DjeMBeY is some form of artificial super intelligent lifeform!
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Congratulations worldgonemad on rooting your phone with DjeMBey ROM MK8.

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Here's a fresh copy of KitKat on the S4:
Don't want to curb your enthusiasm but KitKat ROMs are old news... see this two week old post by iT0mm0, Kit Kat (4.4) is here

Guess you still need to hone those reading skills!

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I think more work is needed on the conversion Grasshopper!
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Congratulations worldgonemad on rooting your phone with DjeMBey ROM MK8.

OMG I must have jinxed it by celebrating too soon! I'm back to square one!... followed the instructions to the letter and really thought it worked.... first of all WIFI wasn't working, but thats no big deal. I see that all I need is to grab the relevant modem files. But then I saw that in status it said "custom". I tried downloading root checker - couldn't get a mobile network signal in an area its normally strong... so I followed your instructions to go ahead and flash Philz touch 6.00.0 and then intended on getting the modem files.

Odin seemed to work fine. I booted into the home screen and was able to download root checker.... "Sorry! This device does not have proper root access" ..... yet I was able to get into SuperSU before flashing philz touch. Now I went into SuperSU and "there is no SU binary installed..."

So i'm totally at a loss now. Your instructions and those of DjeMBeY are to try flashing his pre-root stock rom again. Is this the right thing to do? and do I need to uninstall / unflash Philz touch? do i need to do a clear cache, etc?

I'm sorry to be bombarding you like this. I'm sure you've better things to be doing. But its starting to get frustrating, and i'm not sure if its all because of this knox thing or my own stupidity! (i'm guessing the latter!) and if i've missed a step somewhere along the line I apologise!

Update: ok i've gotten root status back again. I flashed the stock recovery dl from DjeMBeY's guide and then flashed his I9505XXUEMK8-PRE-ROOTED-KNOX-FREE-ODEX-FULL.tar.md5 file. Now SuperSU and root checker are coming back positive. I don't want to proceed with Philz Touch again without checking as to why I keep losing root (its what happened a few days ago too.... using the CF-Auto-Root method.....so what's next? backup? or custom CWM?

this making any sense? lol )
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Oh dear worldgonemad... it seems as though you are a premature ejaculator!

On the plus side... you now know how to get out of trouble!

It would seem that there have been changes made since Knox first reared its ugly head a few weeks ago on MGG.

Are you up for PLAN B?
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Oh dear worldgonemad... it seems as though you are a premature ejaculator!
Hehe damn that doc of mine, I thought that info was private!

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It would seem that there have been changes made since Knox first reared its ugly head a few weeks ago on MGG.

Are you up for PLAN B?
As long as PLAN B doesn't involve needles i'm up for anything! just bear in mind I don't have another half a tonne to shell out for a new s4!

I've been diligently backing everything up through titanium pro and backed up the /efs folder, downloaded a fresh carrier specific stock ROM from Sammobile and have a dropbox folder with an ever-expanding list of ROM's, CWM's, Modems, software packages & various scripts!

Can you tell me why Philz touch is unrooting my phone?

I have the original cable, samsung drivers, and debugging enabled but yet everytime I Odin flash the Custom CWM it reboots straight into the home screen, never into the recovery mode. Could this be the reason its unrooting, that somehow the stock CWM is overwriting the Custom? I did try flashing with Auto Reboot switched off. But ism never quite sure at what point I should unplug the cable (when Odin says "ok" or "reset"?) and when I should manually reboot with volume up into CWM?

Should I clear Dalvik cache only, before flashing? or should I wipe Data/factory reset? or wipe cache partition? or all three?

I hope you don't mind me asking all these noob questions, but I'm just really enjoying learning about all this stuff. It was your fault anyway. You shouldn't have made that guide so easy to follow and addictive! :P

right so...plan B........

ps: i've attached screenshots of my Rom Manager - Every time after flashing Philz touch v6 i would open up this app and it would be unclear as to which cwm i should choose and why did it appear that there was more than one? and even after selecting one, choosing "other" in phone type (s4 isn't in there), I would launch ROM manager again and the same screen would be presented with no CWM selected! confused.com!
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Right, I was going to go straight to Plan B until I saw your post, above. Now had 3 mugs of double strength, Taylors Rich Italian Roast coffee and am firing on 3 out of 6 cylinders.

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No. All I can say is that it is working on non Knoxed devices on talexop kernel. (this is where my Plan B, "may", come in after you have read the following to ensure that you have been following the correct procedure in ROM Manager and SuperSU).

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I have the original cable, samsung drivers, and debugging enabled but yet everytime I Odin flash the Custom CWM it reboots straight into the home screen, never into the recovery mode.
That is normal after flashing PhilZ. The best way to access recovery, at least initially, is to turn the phone off after it has re-booted and then hold the VOL: UP + Power key together until you see the Samsung screen and some blue writing in the top left. Release buttons immediately. After completing the ROM Manager set up below, you can also use Reboot into Recovery or, if you have a multi Choice Power button menu, you can use that. I would always use the first method though.

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See #2.11 of the Rooting Galaxy S4 - Dummies Guide.

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After installing PhilZ you should try going into ROM Manager and select...

Recovery Setup > Recovery already installed > ClockworkMod Recovery > (S4 is not shown) Go to bottom of list, "Device not listed above" > ClockworkMod 3.x+
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By the way, with regards to going into recovery/download mode I find the following method to be by far the easiest:

When phone off, keep the power button pressed until you feel it vibrate.
As soon as you feel it vibrate, press the Vol-Up button for recovery or Vol-Down for download mode. Release the volume button when you see the small blue text in the top left hand corner of the screen.

All the other methods of combining key presses simultaneously I find quite hit or miss.
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Right, I was going to go straight to Plan B until I saw your post, above. Now had 3 mugs of double strength, Taylors Rich Italian Roast coffee and am firing on 3 out of 6 cylinders.
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See #2.11 of the Rooting Galaxy S4 - Dummies Guide.
When I follow step 2.11 I end up with the opposite result - instead of it showing green "OK" and then rebooting..... it has rebooted already into the home screen and a minute or so later it shows "OK".

Is this where its going wrong? because I read in Philz touch guide that it should reboot into recovery, not home screen (i don't have any special home settings - just touchwiz, no multiboot or dual system). And what worries me is the line in his guide which says :

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They come in the form of .tar.md5 file
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  • start odin3 and configure it as in picture below
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  • normally, phone should auto-reboot into recovery.
    If it reboots into main system and your recovery remains stock, repeat above steps and untick "autoreboot" in odin. Once flash is done, keep pressing the 3 buttons combo to for a reboot into recovery.You should see the new CWM
  • when in recovery, if you choose option "reboot system now" and you get "yes - disable flash recovery", select that option to avoid stock recovery overwriting cwm
So here's the different things that happened:
A: 1st time flashing Philz CWM: It rebooted straight to home screen, phone was rooted. Odin showed "OK". I powered off. Manually powered on with the three-button combo and entered Philz recovery. Didn't do anything in there except "reboot system now". I got options - No - Yes disable flash recovery - no - go back. I selected Yes disable flash recovery. and when rebooted i checked root and found it was disabled and superSu showed no binary files warning.

B: 2nd time flashing Philz CWM: Again rebooted straight to home screen, whole thing happened exactly as above, except this time i selected "no" and rebooted - before rebooting another screen showed up asking if I want to repair root fix binary files in SuperSU etc and i wasn't sure what to do at this point. I tried both methods.... clicking no on that and the next time ticking yes. Both occasions the same thing resulted - losing root!

C: 3rd time flashing Philz CWM: This time I unticked the box in Odin for rebooting. So it was stopped after flashing awaiting me to do something. Odin still did not report "ok" but it did say in the bottom of the log "all threads completed (1 succeded, 0 failed)". I waited for "ok".... still nothing. So went ahead and rebooted into philz and exactly the same thing happened as above.... i lost root again!

i'm jinxed I tell ya!

is it because of the Knox 0x1 thing?

Is it a step i've missed?

I will give the whole thing one more go, going through your instructions line by line and i'll come back and report how I get on. Thanks for bearing with me. You should really have a beer button at the side like in XDA. i'd gladly have donated to the cause for all your hard work. Some of these developers forget they were noobs too at one point! (back when they were figuring out the enigma machine!!)
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I believe you answering YES to be the reason you are losing root.
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I believe you answering YES to be the reason you are losing root.
As per #2, post #158, above. Always select, "No" on 4.3 firmware.

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Hawker's got one of those, here!

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I like your root request theory. I think it's a case of Ockham's, (Occam's), Razor.

I was worried that the vibration you were talking about earlier was a touch of the delerium tremens, D.T's, kicking in.
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That's how he says he can afford to buy me a Christmas drink this year.
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I was worried that the vibration you were talking about earlier was a touch of the delerium tremens, D.T's, kicking in.
here's gift for ya: DT's! and a pint all rolled into one!
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When you said as much H2O as I could drink... you did mean that fruit based, alco-pop... didn't you

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Thank you! Personally I'd have waited until I was up and running.

I can assure you that Guinness will be the last thing I'll be getting with it!
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Dejembey MK8 of course.
You cannot believe how much pain and torment this puts me through but... I have to agree with Hawker!
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As per #2, post #158, above. Always select, "No" on 4.3 firmware.

Nice one Hawker! You're on the ball today.
So as to avoid premature ajaculimication, this time I didn't want to celebrate without double checking everything and testing it properly!!!!!!!! But I can say right now i'm fully rooted with DjeMBey ROM MK8 CWM UltraSlim, Through Philz recovery. I've done a full Nandroid, Titanium & efs backup. Man this ROM really is super light and efficient. Battery life is fantastic so far.

You hit the nail on the head with me clicking yes before exiting recovery. It was this which caused the whole problem. But in a way i'm glad I did make that mistake. I've learnt so much more about how it all works.

Thank you again for all your help. It is hugely appreciated. Now i've to figure out all the ins and outs of customizing the ROM. Can of worms here I come!!
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You hit the nail on the head with me clicking yes before exiting recovery. It was this which caused the whole problem. But in a way i'm glad I did make that mistake. I've learnt so much more about how it all works.


I'm so glad that Hawker's suggestion worked for you. I'm so proud of that lad... I taught him everything he knows.
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Build date: 27 Nov: Changelist = MK8's

Stock modified, deodexed, ROM to follow in the fullness of time.

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Build date: 27 Nov: Changelist = MK8's

Stock modified, deodexed, ROM to follow in the fullness of time.

See post #1 for download links and instructions.
All the same changelists as MK8 I know but going on the premise of the later letters, MKE is now old hat unfortunately, considering MKF has now come to town.
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See post #1 for download links and instructions.
Forgive me if this is a stupid question.... but can I ask what the difference is between the stock ROM you can download from Sammobile and the one available from DjeMBeY ? I'm sure its probably obvious....
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Forgive me if this is a stupid question.... but can I ask what the difference is between the stock ROM you can download from Sammobile and the one available from DjeMBeY ? I'm sure its probably obvious....
Stock rom off sammobile etc will be pure stock odexed, unrooted with the current modem for the firmware and NEW BOOTLOADER.

dejembey is pure stock (apart from kernel) deodexed, old bootloader and rooted. As you cannot flash a modem through CWM, you will have to install the modem particular to the firmware separately

Consider yourself not forgiven!
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Stock rom off sammobile etc will be pure stock odexed, unrooted with the current modem for the firmware and NEW BOOTLOADER.

dejembey is pure stock (apart from kernel) deodexed, old bootloader and rooted. As you cannot flash a modem through CWM, you will have to install the modem particular to the firmware separately

Consider yourself not forgiven!

Haha, well i'll try and find a way to make it up to you. In the mean time thank you. Its a bit clearer now..... i'm on DjeMBeY custom stock cwm version and its working perfectly. I won't download the latest one until theres a custom CWM version. Thanks again.
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