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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by xthedakmanx, Jul 3, 2013.

  1. xthedakmanx

    xthedakmanx Android Expert
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    I present... MidnightRom GS3! After saving up forever, and taking an extremely long time working on the files for this phone, it's finally here!

    MidnightRom: GS3 1.0.4 <---- Download here!

    Playstation Mobile <-- Extra

    Warning: Do not flash any third party kernels on this phone at this time. ALL third party kernels (ANY from xda for example) will BRICK YOUR PHONE.

    Features list:
    Helpful hints:
    -Slide the side of your hand from the left side of the screen to the right to take a screenshot!
    -This phone has a built in barometric sensor. Seriously! Download AndroSensor and see for yourself

    Miss the stock weather app? Download this file, and flash it in recovery (Thanks to Punkmaxx)
    (Click file and download on the page

    -Camera changes
    -LOTS more optimizations
    -Sound optimizations
    -4G/3G/Wifi tweaks

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  2. xthedakmanx

    xthedakmanx Android Expert
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    Easy Installation instructions:
    (From the perspective of just getting the phone)

    Getting recovery:
    -Download the MidnightRomGS3 all-in-one package onto your computer
    -Unzip and install the included drivers
    -Turn off your phone
    -Hold home+volume down+power until your phone says booting into download mode (top left)
    -Plug in your phone to your computer and wait for it to be installed
    -Open the included "Odin3-v3.04" folder, and run "Odin3 v3.0.4"
    -You should now see that your phone is connected to a com port (A box will be green)
    -Click PDA, and choose the recovery file included in the package
    -Hit Start, and Odin3 will then push the recovery onto your phone!

    How to flash:
    -Download the latest MidnightRom Version
    -Turn off the phone again
    -Hold home+volume up+power until it says booting recovery (top left)
    -Go into the mounts and storage menu and format the following: Cache, System, Data
    -Go back and select install zip from SD card
    -Choose zip from either internal or external depending on where you put the rom.zip file
    -Flash it
    -After it's done just reboot into system and enjoy!
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  3. xthedakmanx

    xthedakmanx Android Expert
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    9/1/2013 1.0.4
    -Fixed missing settings issue

    8/31/2013 1.0.3
    -Forced device status in settings from "modified" to "normal"
    -Removed connections optimizer (was more annoying then anything..actually kind of spyware)
    -Better audio drivers integrated
    -Better gpu optimizations
    -Loads better battery life
    -Lag fixed
    -Fix for videomms creation fail
    -Fully removed samsungaccount app
    -Install script/build.prop enhancements
    -Lots of MISC. enhancements
    -Reduced file size

    8/14/2013 1.0.2
    -Fixed the loss of superuser after flashing the latest sprint firmware
    -Added camera sound toggle option
    -Increased MMS size to 2MB
    -Enabled signature
    -Enabled option for delivery reports
    -Enabled slow motion/fast motion in camera

    8/14/2013 1.0.1
    -Integrated newest Sprint firmware upgrades
    -Integrated newest Sprint updates
    (No more update nagging, woo!)
    -Fixed some missing files
    -Removed non needed files
    -Removed a bunch of sprint stuff (Sprint cloud sync, Sprint account, etc etc. There's no real reason to have any of them IMO, and they just use more battery)
    -More optimizations
    -Changed the default touch water drop noise (It got annoying after the millionth time hearing it)
    -Build.prop changes
    -Install script changes
    -Goo.im update support should work now

    -Camera changes
    -More advanced optimizations
    -Sound optimizations
    -4G/3G/Wifi/LTE/bluetooth tweaks
    -Weather app (I THINK I might of integrated it back into this one while updating all the sprint files)

    7/26/2013 1.0.0
    First release
  4. other gus

    other gus Newbie

    woop woop, will test once i get CM10.1 all figured out and backed up. thanks dak!
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  5. djdrma

    djdrma Well-Known Member

    Dakman you allways make roms for everything your awesome
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  6. xthedakmanx

    xthedakmanx Android Expert
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  7. 6burgh

    6burgh Newbie

    Finding update package
    opening update package
    e: can't open.... MNRGS3TEST1.zip
    Installation aborted

    Downloading again......
  8. punkmaxx

    punkmaxx Android Enthusiast

    Thanks for Joining in the "ROM race" Dak!!

    sorry it took me so long bud...

    Wiped Everyting
    Flashed OK...
    Touchwiz Home FC's...
    3G Works!
    4G Works!
    WIfi Works!

    ....Everything seems to be fine except for the original Touchwiz Home Force Close.


    Uh-Oh Bootloops!

    Bootloops!!! Oh NO!!!!!

    (My guess is its something in the TW framework...)
    Back to my Backups....
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  9. xthedakmanx

    xthedakmanx Android Expert
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    Bah. Thanks for testing atleast >.<
    Working on V2 now
  10. xthedakmanx

    xthedakmanx Android Expert
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  11. sean19661

    sean19661 Android Enthusiast

    Hello the link for ur dropbox isn't working
    You guys here are awesome.ty soo much
  12. xthedakmanx

    xthedakmanx Android Expert
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  13. punkmaxx

    punkmaxx Android Enthusiast

    3G Works!!
    ---Hard Freeze after setup wizard---
    4.5 minute freeze recovery time....
    ---Hard Freeze after pulling down notifications---
    Battery Pull...
    No more Hard Freezes after reboot....

    3g, 4g, Wi-fi, bluetooth, all working...
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  14. Awesome!!!
    I will try this when I get time(working 10-14hr days) . Also I will be make another donation(much larger this time) for funding this project. As I am tired of waiting lol. And excited lol.
    I do realize this takes "time" which is cool. Just anxious and tired of only seeing posts about accessories for the VM S3 lmao.
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  15. xthedakmanx

    xthedakmanx Android Expert
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    Thanks guys =3
  16. djdrma

    djdrma Well-Known Member

    I'm going to try this out
  17. Rambo828

    Rambo828 Newbie

    Any success with this?
  18. djdrma

    djdrma Well-Known Member

    It didn't work for me
  19. xthedakmanx

    xthedakmanx Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Buying it today since it's 20% off. Still...expensive though >.< AND I'm gonna be flat out broke for a month T_T I was saving the money for ComicCon Chicago, but oh well :p The things I do for you people lol.

    I'll have it in 3/5 business days...so Tuesday, Friday, or next week >.<

    (I'm still taking donations though if anyone would like to help ^_^)
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  20. XAL2

    XAL2 Android Enthusiast

    Hurry up sir! :p
  21. xthedakmanx

    xthedakmanx Android Expert
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    Version 1.0.0 is finally up! Enjoy everyone :D
    (Changelog is basically the features list in the first post)
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  22. spacepanda

    spacepanda Member

    What's the base? AOSP/CM/Stock?
    And is this 4.1 or 4.2?

    Sent from my SPH-L710 using Tapatalk 4 Beta
  23. xthedakmanx

    xthedakmanx Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Stock 4.1.2
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  24. djdrma

    djdrma Well-Known Member

    going to test this out now.
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  25. xthedakmanx

    xthedakmanx Android Expert
    Thread Starter

    Just got the allinone package in the second post uploaded as well

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