Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime (samsung-gprime)

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Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime
Manufacturer Samsung
Name Galaxy Grand Prime
Codename samsung-gprime
Released 2014
Category testing
Original software Android 4.4 / 5.0.1
postmarketOS kernel Mainline
Hardware
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
CPU 4x 1.2 Ghz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 306
Display 960 x 540 LCD
Storage 8 GB
Memory 1 GB / 1.5 GB
Architecture armv7 / aarch64
Unixbench Whet/Dhry score 904.7
Features
USB Networking
Works
Flashing
Works
Touchscreen
Display
Broken
WiFi
FDE
Mainline
Works
Battery
3D Acceleration
Audio
Bluetooth
Camera
Broken
GPS
Mobile data
SMS
Calls
USB OTG
Partial
NFC
Sensors
Accelerometer
Magnetometer
Ambient Light
Proximity
Hall Effect
Misc
Ir TX
TrustZone


This device is based on Snapdragon 410.
See the SoC page for common tips, guides and troubleshooting steps

Contributors

Users owning this device


How to enter flash mode

Press Volume Down, Power, and Home all at the same time to boot to Odin mode. After lk2nd is installed, press Volume Down and Power at the same time.

Installation

Note Note: Even though MSM8916 is capable of aarch64, the firmware of some variants were never updated with aarch64 support. Therefore, those device can only boot mainline on armv7 at the moment.

lk2nd is a secondary bootloader that provides a standard fastboot interface.

  1. Download lk2nd-msm8916.img from Releases page on Github.
  2. Boot your phone to bootloader (download) mode by holding Volume Down and Home while powering up.
  3. Follow lk2nd instructions to install lk2nd. Basically flash it to boot partition (heimdall flash --BOOT lk2nd-msm8916.img)
  4. Follow Qualcomm_Snapdragon_410/412_(MSM8916)#Installation to install postmarketOS.
Note Note: Enter lk2nd fastboot mode by pressing only Volume Down + Power (without Home). Pressing Home additionally will bring you to the Samsung Download mode.

Touchscreen

Sometimes the touchscreen stops working after idling for hours. To fix it, do:

# modprobe -r zinitix
# modprobe zinitix

Photos

See also