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LineageOS 14.1 Update adds Support for Nubia Z9 Max, Redmi Note 4

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The open-source Android software project, LineageOS has received a major update for the month of August. The latest update brings, even more, Jelly improvements along with security patches for the month of August.

The update also updates the Chromium Webview to version 60 and fixes a number of crashes and removed a screen for single SIM devices in the Setup Wizard.

Luckily, the update adds support for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 as well as the Nubia Z9 Max. This means you can now flash LineageOS on these devices.

Here’s the full changelog:

Major changes since July 3rd

  • Even more Jelly improvements
    • Search on page has been added
    • No longer saves form data when in incognito mode
    • Changed to Google as the default search engine, home page and suggestion provider. This can still be changed in Settings, just like before
    • Added the Yandex search engine
    • Media can now be displayed in full-screen mode
  • Merged July security patches for both LineageOS 14.1 and 13.0
  • Merged August security patches for LineageOS 14.1
  • Sensitive number improvements
    • Countries with multiple MCCs are now supported properly (including GB, US, and India)
    • Added multiple 116 numbers in various European countries
    • Added sensitive numbers for Greece
  • Date can now be hidden on the LockClock widget
  • Updated Chromium Webview to version 60 (60.0.3112.78)
  • A number of deadlocks/freezes/crashes in AppOps have been fixed
  • The updater app now warns in case mobile data is about to be used for a download
  • “Panic detection” mode is now enabled. Pressing the back button several times in quick succession will return you to the home screen
  • Fixed a number of crashes and removed a screen from single SIM devices in the Setup Wizard
  • Eleven (Music app), Snap, and Gallery are now properly granted external storage permissions
  • On dual-SIM devices, the preferred SIM for SMS is no longer reset on reboot

Infrastructure

  • CVE tracker improvements
    • Added a dark theme – makes it easier on the eyes!
    • Added a new landing page to answer some FAQs

Build roster

Added 14.1 devices

Readded 14.1 devices

Suspended 14.1 devices

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