The ROM Update this week is highlighted with an unofficial version for the Sony Xperia XA2 with LineageOS 15.1 . We will continue with the ROMS OpenKirin for the Huawei / Honor with EMUI8, with MIUI 10 unofficial for some devices and with the app Tasker 5.2. We will finish with the development zone with Android Studio 3.2 Y Flash Tool for new Sony . Let’s start!
Sony Xperia XA2 with LineageOS 15.1 and more
We have LineageOS 15.1 unofficially available for the Sony Xperia XA2 . Before starting with the Sony Xperia XA2 with LineageOS 15.1 here you have the Technical specifications in case you want to know him a little better.
The Sony Xperia XA2 is one of the devices added to the program Sony Open Devices . This means that developers can not only start creating custom ROM and Kernel for the device, but they can create AOSP for it, as provided by Sony themselves. Due to its incorporation to this program and the encouragement that the company gives to the developers, you can now download an unofficial version for the Sony Xperia XA2 with LineageOS 15.1.
This ROM has been developed by the renowned member of XDA LuK1337 . Before installing LineageOS 15.1 for the Sony Xperia XA2, you must have the correct version of TWRP installed. Specifically, you will need the recovery TWRP version3.2.1-0 to flash the ROM.
The ROM of the Sony Xperia XA2 with LineageOS 15.1 is based on Android 8.1 Oreo. In this ROM works the Wifi, Bluetooth, Camera (videos and photos), audio and video playback, gentlemen and GPS. It comes in three files, one is the ROM, another is for root and the last one is Google Apps.
In case you want to install Sony Xperia XA2 with LineageOS 15.1 you have the instructions here .
OpenKirin for the Huawei / Honor with EMUI8
The OpenKirin team opens the website to support all Huawei / Honor EMUI 8 devices . OpenKirin is a team of developers that aims to make customized ROMs based on AOSP for Huawei / Honor devices. In the past, his work was limited due to the difficulty of working with HiSilicon Kirin devices. But thanks to the compatibility with Project Treble , much of their work has been simplified and, more devices have been admitted. The team has released a single image of LineageOS, CarbonROM and Resurrection Remix that works on its list of compatible devices.
The list of supported models is: Honor 6X, Honor 7X, Honor 8 Pro, Honor 9, Honor View 10 (European model), Huawei Mate 10, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4 “, Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8”, Huawei MediaPad M5 Pro, Huawei P10 Plus, Huawei P10, Huawei Mate 9 Pro, Huawei Mate 9, Huawei P Smart, Huawei Mate 10 Lite and Huawei P10 Lite.
Here you have:
MIUI 10 unofficial for some devices
Xiaomi EU launches MIUI 10 unofficial for Xiaomi devices . Xiaomi EU is a custom ROM based on MIUI China Developer ROM. The custom ROM includes all the MIUI stock features, but also includes some of its own settings to unlock hidden functions or enhance existing features. In addition, they integrate applications and Google Play services by default and include more languages.
To install the custom Xiaomi EU ROM on your device, you will need a device with the bootloader unlocked. To unlock the boot loader on your Xiaomi device, follow this link . Next, you must install TWRP on your device. The rest of the steps you have in the initial link.
As for the ROM download, you can do it from here:
- – 8.6.14- MIUI 10 for the Xiaomi Mi 5, Xiaomi Mi Mix, Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, and Xiaomi Mi Note 2 .
- – 8.6.16- MIUI 10 for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro .
- – 8.6.18 – MIUI 10 for the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S, Xiaomi Mi 8, and Xiaomi Mi 8 SE .
- – 8.6.20- MIUI 10 for the Xiaomi Mi 6 .
Tasker v5.2 offers support for custom configurations, immersive mode, runtime permissions and more . Without a doubt, Tasker is one of the most popular automation applications on Android. This app allows certain users to achieve almost anything they have thought of.
Here is a video of what this new version offers:
With custom settings, you can now control and toggle a large number of configurations with a single action. The list of settings on your device varies. Finding the settings to switch within Tasker is very easy, as you can see in the previous video.
This new version changes to Runtime Permissions, so it is possible to grant only those permissions that are relevant to your particular use case.
To finish the detection of root with Magisk is also solved in this version.
Android Studio 3.2 Beta adds App Bundle support, Emulator Snapshots, Energy Profiler and more . Snapshots will allow us to create and restore restore points of our Android emulator in just two seconds. In this way we will be able to easily perform different tests of our applications, modifying any parameter of the virtual machine and restoring its status without having to manually revert the changes.
On the other hand with Energy Profiler It will help to estimate the impact that your application has on the health of the device. You can also view the energy usage of the system components and insert any other background event.
Another novelty is that Flashtool is now compatible with Sony Xperia XZ2 and Sony Xperia XA2 . It is an open source tool for many Sony Xperia devices. One important thing is that to use it is required to have the bootloader unlocked. Once you unlock the boot manager of your device, the official Sony tools no longer work. Flashtool does not have as many restrictions on what it can and can not flash. You can root, install a recovery and more.
To finish Actualidad ROM we have the following developments: