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[T-Mobile] S4 Google Edition rom

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Atma, Jun 27, 2013.

  1. Atma

    Atma Extreme Android User
    Thread Starter

    This is the stock rom for the S4 Google Edition phone that went on sale yesterday.

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    It is blazing fast. My LTE even works better. I also have about a gig, I think, more free space than on Samsung's stock rom.

    If you want to try it,

    Download rom
    Download ktoonsez's kernel for TouchWiz
    Download SuperSu for rooting

    Put all 3 zip files on your sd card.

    If you don't have a nandroid backup already, make one first.

    Wipe everything (see this post if you have TWRP)
    Install the rom. Don't reboot
    Install the kernel.
    Install SuperSU.
    Wipe Cache and dalvik and reboot.

    Have fun. :)
     



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  2. jhawkkw

    jhawkkw Chinchillin'

    Looking at that screen, the fact that it says LTE and not 4G is different than AOSP. Normally you get E for EDGE, H for HSPA, and 4G for LTE. Minor, but different.
     
  3. Atma

    Atma Extreme Android User
    Thread Starter


    That may have something to do with the kernel I'm running, maybe? I don't think this is totally google stock. Photosphere isn't on here. Although the apk is supposed to work for it.
     
  4. jhawkkw

    jhawkkw Chinchillin'

    I'm not sure, but I was pretty sure that status bar icons are built into the system.
     
  5. Blackout720

    Blackout720 Well-Known Member

    Will this work on any other carrier? or just t-mobile? also i flashed just the Rom its self and it worked no need for the other two files.
     
  6. Atma

    Atma Extreme Android User
    Thread Starter

    In not sure. I know it works on the i9505. That's where this first started.

    Yeah, I just saw someone else say they didn't have to flash a kernel. You're still rooted too?
     
  7. Atma

    Atma Extreme Android User
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  8. Blackout720

    Blackout720 Well-Known Member

    I use the Twrp recover thing so yeah it flashed Superuser on its own for me.
    Im using th T-mobile usa and my phone use to be m919 now its 19505
     
  9. Atma

    Atma Extreme Android User
    Thread Starter


    Yeah mine says in settings its now a GT-i9505G. :D
     
  10. Atma

    Atma Extreme Android User
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  11. caloyzki

    caloyzki Android Enthusiast

    hi guys, where i can see on my phone,if it has a snapdragon processor? just curious, just want to see.
     
  12. Atma

    Atma Extreme Android User
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    I don't think there is somewhere actually on the phone that shows that. If you have the Tmobile S4, then you have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600.
     
  13. caloyzki

    caloyzki Android Enthusiast

    ok thanks. yes tmobile s4. btw have you tried this rom? how is it?
     
  14. Atma

    Atma Extreme Android User
    Thread Starter

    Yes I tried it. Its very fast. If you like all the things that came with the S4 you may not like it though. It doesn't have any of the cool stuff.

    If you want to try it, I would suggest the Infamous S4
     
  15. caloyzki

    caloyzki Android Enthusiast

     
  16. Blackout720

    Blackout720 Well-Known Member

  17. CrimsonPride

    CrimsonPride Android Expert

    To expand on this, you are right as it is not completely AOSP, it still has some TW framework remaining as that is how the IR blaster still works, the TW camera may work also but I dont know if anyone has tried it. So not completely vanilla android, but its as close as youll get while keeping the IR blaster etc
     
  18. reilus

    reilus Android Enthusiast

    I get LTE and 4G on my stock rom. It depends on the network for me...
     
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  20. Atma

    Atma Extreme Android User
    Thread Starter

    I don't know. I'm looking forward to finding that out myself. :D
     
  21. alextop30

    alextop30 Android Expert

    This is pretty awesome. I really didn't see anyone reporting any bugs so technically we get to run different firmware on our phone. Right on now the next step is to be able to do that out of the box!
     
  22. alextop30

    alextop30 Android Expert

    Are you guys receiving the 4.3 update or the rom is not self updating?
     
  23. Rxpert83

    Rxpert83 Dr. Feelgood

    I don't think its been released yet

    Edit:
    Just got caught on my android news sites :eek:

    Ignore that :D
     
  24. DaemonSambe

    DaemonSambe Lurker

    Arghh. My 4.3 upgrade keeps failing. The download comes down automatically (105mb), requests permission to restart and update. It then reboots into recovery, but nothing runs. This is likely because I use TWRP recovery of course. And I have no idea where the download saves to do it manually.
    Any ideas?
     

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