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Treble was introduced with release of Oreo to hasten OEM release of OS updates. Questions pertaining to this should be used with this tag

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Difference between GSI ROMs

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 (SM-T330NU) supported by Project Treble. It says the GSI is system-arm32-binder64-ab-vndklite.img.xz, but what I find here on GitHub is system-squeak-arm32-binder64-...
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Modern Android phones and Project Treble/GSI

I am looking to upgrade my phone and want to run Lineageos or similar, but in the last 2.5 years it seems support for new devices has dried up. I see that there is are "GSI" version of ROMS ...
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Can I connect to Wifi after flashing GSI

My old phone is running Android 10. I wanted to install Android 14 beta on it. Bootloader is locked. From what I know, unlocking bootloader would reset the device. Therefore Wifi passwords are gone. ...
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My phone stuck on OS boot animation but I can use adb to connect to it, how to fix it without losing data?

I have a Samsung s10e g9700 flashed with Corvus OS gsi (seems based on phh's gsi), which worked basically fine for almost a month. But when I flashed a modified system.img based on Corvus OS gsi, the ...
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How do I create a separate vendor partition?

I recently got an android phone running AOSP Android 5.1 Lollipop. I want to upgrade its software to higher android version, probably 9.0 as per the phone's capacity. But for that, I need treble ...
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How to enable treble support in old devices?

Today, I am back to challenge you all. As you would have guessed from the question title, this post is to know about enabling treble support on old phones. Of course, there are a lot of guides on the ...
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if project treble aims to separate the platform and vendor partitions, why is the kernel source code needed when building system.img (platform)

if project treble aims to separate the platform and vendor partitions so they can be updated separately, why is the kernel source code needed when building system.img (platform) for AOSP, isn't the ...
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Treble devices not same as A/B devices and vice-versa. Why?

This XDA blog How A/B Partitions and Seamless Updates Affect Custom Development on XDA has some Q&A's, of which : My device supports A/B partitions, does that mean I can make use of a Project ...
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Why phones with Android One don't get update to Q right now (2019)?

Android one phones are near stock version of Android. Starting Android 8 (or 9) project treble aims to deliver new version of Android without work from the OEM. Yet phones with Android one and ...
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TWRP only allows flashing into either the Boot or Recovery partitions

I'm trying to flash a Pixel Experience GSI onto my 2017 Samsung (SM-J730G) using TWRP. In order to do so, I need to flash the GSI's system.img into my device's System partition. However, my TWRP only ...
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Can't reinstall nothing to /system

I tried to update my Xiaomi Mi A2 to Android Pie since yesterday the Beta was Released. At first, I tried to install the official provided one, but after facing some errors, I installed the Treble ...
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Treble: How do I check if it is enabled on my device?

Title says it all By way of background Project Treble was announced with release of Oreo to speed up OS updates by reducing OEM delay . Devices running Oreo out of the box are expected to have it , ...
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