Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 (samsung-heatqlte)
|Name||Galaxy Ace 4|
|Original software||Android 4.4.4|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (MSM8916)|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.2Ghz Cortex A53|
|This device is based on the Snapdragon 410.|
See the SoC page for common tips, guides and troubleshooting steps
Users owning this device
How to enter flash mode
Flash mode is entered by holding the power and the volume down key together when the device is off.
|Note: Even though MSM8916 is capable of aarch64, the firmware of this device was never updated with aarch64 support. Therefore, this device can only boot mainline on armv7 at the moment.|
lk2nd is a secondary bootloader that provides a standard fastboot interface, which can be used to boot postmarketOS without android
boot flashed or
pmbootstrap flasher flash_kernel.
- The prebuilt image doesn't have the device included at the meantime. Build lk2nd first.
- Boot your phone to bootloader (download) mode by holding and while powering up.
- Follow lk2nd instructions from step 2 to install lk2nd. Basically flash it to boot partition (
heimdall flash --BOOT build-lk2nd-msm8916/lk2nd.img)
- Follow Qualcomm_Snapdragon_410/412_(MSM8916)#Installation to install postmarketOS.
|Note: Enter lk2nd fastboot mode by pressing only+ (without ). Pressing additionally will bring you to the Samsung Download mode.|
Screen works partially. While displaying the UI works fine, adjusting the brightness doesn't work.
rt5033-charger driver is not available, so the charging is not controlled and there is no charging status reporting.
There is also a forgotten patch, Jakko is looking into this.
rt5033-charger driver issue. It's currently unable to power up a usb device in mainline. Try a hub with external power supply.
Currently WIP. It can be controlled with SG Micro SGM3140 charge pump LED driver.
lis2hh12 accelerometer is not so stable for auto screen rotation, which suggests you to use fixed portrait or landscape mode.
Link to related GitLab issues or merge requests like the following:
- pmaports!3620 Initial merge request