BQ Aquaris U Plus (bq-tenshi)

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BQ Aquaris U Plus
Manufacturer BQ
Name Aquaris U Plus
Codename bq-tenshi
Released 2016
Category testing
Pre-built images no
Original software Android
Original version 6.0.1
postmarketOS kernel 3.18.31
Hardware
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 (MSM8937)
CPU Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 505
Display 720x1280
Storage 16/32 GB
Memory 2/3 GB
Architecture ARMv7
Type handset
Features
USB Networking
Works
Flashing
Works
Touchscreen
Display
Broken
WiFi
Broken
FDE
Mainline
Battery
Works
3D Acceleration
Audio
Bluetooth
Camera
GPS
Mobile data
Internal storage
SMS
Calls
USB OTG
NFC
Sensors
Accelerometer
Magnetometer
Ambient Light
Proximity
Hall Effect
Barometer
Power Sensor
Misc
Built-in DVB
Camera Flash
Works
Keyboard
Touchpad
USB-A
HDMI/DP
Ir TX
Ir RX
Stylus
Memory Card
Haptics
Ethernet
FOSS bootloader


Contributors

  • fossdd

Maintainer(s)

  • fossdd

Users owning this device


Status

Right now only USB Netwoking (with SSHing into the system) works.

Display seems to be working in initramfs, but not after loading the kernel.

How to enter flash mode

  • Go to Developer options and enable OWM unlocking.
  • Power off and start again using Volume Down and Power on.
  • Connect your phone to your PC and run fastboot flashing unlock.

Installation

Use pmbootstrap to build your own installation image.

$ pmbootstrap init
$ pmbootstrap install

To flash postmarketOS on your phone use:

$ pmbootstrap flasher flash_rootfs
$ pmbootstrap flasher flash_kernel
$ fastboot reboot # if not rebooting already


See also