[UNOFFICIAL BUILD] A Pi/e/ test ROM for the FP2

and as it is still a test build: how difficult it is to switch to an official version when out?

i think it will be easy because sources are same, even unofficial builds we use official sources from lineageos so i think you can simply reflash zip.

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can I just flash the zip via TWRP after wiping system, cache, davlik? Or do I have to go via fastboot?

-> Ok I flashed it without problem… However if I restore my data partition, it doesnt work… so probably now I have to look into how to root and install Titanum-Backup

yeah :wink:
I’m updating every few days (e.g. today)

I cannot find any information on how to root with /e/! Are there instructions somewhere? I would need root for titanum backup…

flash magisk via twrp https://github.com/topjohnwu/Magisk/releases/download/v19.3/Magisk-v19.3.zip

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Thanks a lot! Switched to the build of @fodinabor ! Everything works pretty nice. Except that my banking app detects that the phone is rooted, eventhough I tried to hide it in Magisk Manager…

You could remove magisk after restoring all your apps or - if possible - you might try out version 19.2. For one of my apps root could not be hidden using version 19.3 while with 19.2 it works.

I uninstalled Magisk simply as I don’t need root exept for titanum backup… However my banking app still complains about security issues (“may be your devices is rooted”). Also the update of today didn’t help… Might the app detect, that it is an “unofficial” version of /e/?

How you uninstalled magisk? Only uninstalled app? Try flash this https://github.com/topjohnwu/Magisk/releases/download/v19.3/Magisk-uninstaller-20190604.zip also i think its not about official or unofficial /e/, its about stock vs custom rom, a lot of banking apps dont want work correctly on custom roms, if your app working good except this warning you should not worry about it.

Hi @Leon, some banking apps do not work on custom ROM. Official or unofficial once they detect that the ROM is a Custom ROM they either crash or display a message such as ‘Your device is rooted…’ and stop.

Hi @Leon,
I agree with @unknown that maybe magisk has not been correctly uninstalled. I’ve tried with Sparkasse App (the most common German banking app aka com.starfinanz.smob.android.sfinanzstatus) and it shows the “rooted” message even when using magisk hide (haven’t tried uninstalling magisk). But on a fresh installed /e/ pie (e-0.7-p-20190626-UNOFFICIAL-FP2.zip) it does NOT show that message. So it’s possibly not the fault of the /e/ pie or “unofficial” version.

OK got it. I wiped system, cache, davlik and reinstalled /e/. Now everything is running! Thanks a lot!!

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I usw the pie build now for more than two weeks! Everything works pretty nice (the only problem was that the first sync with the cloud used up my mobile data…). Thank you a lot!!

One question… Since the last update the Trebuchet Launcher was automatically gone… I searched for the current trebuchet version of LOS 16, but just found the one of LOS 15.1… Any ideas where I can find the latest version?

Not sure if it is the latest version but this apk from apkmirror works. Was testing on another device pie build.

Got trebuchet running! Also the unofficial built is working super well… Only I didn’t get any update since 2/weeks now?!

There is an issue with our Docker image which prevents building unofficial ROM’s at present. We will be updating the Docker image but it will take a couple of days. Will update when the issue is resolved.

Thank you! And do you have already ideas when to release official pie version for FP2 ? The unofficial version is running without any issues. Is there a major difference between official and unofficial?

As you might be aware we have started the release of the official /e/ Pie builds for devices. There are no concrete dates but hopefully we expect to release a few devices at a time. Interestingly most devices we tested ‘work’ well on the Pie ROM! The only difference between unofficial and official builds is there are OTA updates available for official builds. Rest the source code is all the same.

Thank you very much!! For the moment the unofficial version works perfectly