January 26th, 2015
RELEASE for S3 Mini
CyanogenMod 11.0

New stable release (20150126) of CM11.0 for S3 Mini is available!

For flashing KitKat, we recommend you to install our TWRP recovery (available on Download page)!

If you want to say thanks by donating us using PayPal, feel free 😉

Do full backup before installation and wipe data/cache (factory reset) after installation (only from stock ROM).

If you’re updating from older CM10.1/10.2/11.0 version, you don’t have to perform a wipe!

You can get it on our DOWNLOAD page.


  • CM sources update
  • common updates from lollipop’s device tree
  • toolchains update
  • Odin package update


  • 2D/3D HW Acceleration
  • audio (both speakers/headphones/microphone)
  • GPS and A-GPS – fast fix getting
  • Glonass navigation
  • compass
  • sensors
  • Wi-fi
  • Bluetooth 4.0 with LE support A2DP
  • all native tethers (Wifi/BT/USB)
  • Google Play
  • CM11 functionallity
  • CPU sleep mode
  • MTP
  • ADB
  • no tearing
  • tripple buffering
  • YouTube HQ
  • 3.0.101 kernel
  • external storage
  • full f2fs support – the best filesystem for Android (tutorial here!)
  • native 64GB+ sdcard support (exFAT)
  • camera
  • video playing
  • SELinux
  • BLN (backlight notifications) support
  • offline charging
  • New BT/GPS/offline charging/sensors drivers – no longer buggy Samsung’s ones!
  • built using NovaTP GCC4.9 toolchain
  • no 1GHz bug
  • USB OTG support (WIP)
  • also flashable via Odin


  • none

I’d be glad, if you shared links to our download page, instead of direct links to download.
Also would be great, if you wouldn’t create the mirrors 😉

If you want to say thanks by donating us using PayPal, feel free 😉

If somehow you’ll find a bug, use our bugtracker if you want to report it.

122 Responses
  • onurmx says:

    super changelog

  • mike360 says:

    keep getting E: Error executing updater binary in zip.

  • henne says:

    doesn’t work
    “error executing uodater binary in zip” in twrp

  • osman says:

    when can we expect an update for carbon

      • Elmario says:

        In some months. Original Carbon Team is now working on Carbon Kitkat FINAL Release for fixing remaining bugs, and this will take some time. Also they are working on Carbon ROM 5 and this will take even more time.

        • ItsPeet♡CarbonROM says:

          Thanks for the info!

          • Elmario says:

            You are welcome! Found it there:


            Hello my fellow Carbonites! With Lollipop FINALLY being released, we have already begun setting up the framework for it on Gerrit, Github, JIRA and many other places.

            What does this mean for you?


            Firstly, our Kitkat nightlies will be on a code freeze from here on out. No new features, nothing of that sort. Only bug fixes and commits that add to the ROM’s stability will be considered for admittance. The two nightlies normally released each week will also not being produced anymore. We will do our best to get the bugs fixed and release a final Kitkat Milestone build sometime in the future, but no guarantees as usual. The JIRA Bug Tracker has been completely wiped to remove all of the old reports and to make way for new reports so that we can address them for the potential Milestone build of Kitkat. Please only report an issue if you have tried a clean wipe, are not using Xposed and are using the stock Carbon kernel. Also try your best to ensure that it is not a CM/AOSP upstream issue that occurs on all AOSP ROMs, as there is generally nothing we can do to fix those. Issues should be posted on the Kitkat Final tab in JIRA which can be located here: Carbon JIRA- Kitkat Final

            Carbon Kitkat was an awesome time in our Team’s history and we look forward to better times in the future.


            In terms of Lollipop, we are working hard on getting everything ready and have already started merging some commits for it on our Gerrit. We are making huge changes to our ROM’s vision and coding practices and we are sure they will be noticeable once Carbon Lollipop is eventually released. With that being said, we have ABSOLUTELY NO IDEA when we will be done with the new version of Carbon. Please do not ask when it will be done, because you will either be comically ridiculed or ignored completely. We are doing our best to create a stable, fast, intuitive ROM and that can only be done with the proper amount of time and efforts. Your patience is appreciated and will be rewarded with sweet Lollipop goodness.

            That’s all for now folks! We are going to get back to work and try our best to bring this new Carbon sweetness to a device near you. Stay strong and Carbon-On!

  • Stefan says:

    Where’s the current bug tracker and the current source code? The source code at https://github.com/NovaFusion/android_device_samsung_golden seems to be still from November.

  • Luigi says:

    Can anyone confirm offline charging is working?
    Glad to see that you are still developing CM11, it really deserves a word “stable”.
    Great work, thank you!

  • How if iwant instal cm11 from cm12. After i have installed its from cm12 my bootanimation lose. 🙁

  • Trivium says:

    I don’t know what is Device Tree could any one tell me what is it.

  • James says:

    can you add nfc

  • Ocol says:

    The release says (20150126).But after I install it shows (20150124)
    Sorry for my bad English..

  • Mani says:

    I had 1214 installed. Everything was OK, till an update for Whatsapp got installed. A message got displayed stating that file is invalid. Then I have tried many times again, but with no success. So updated to this new 0126 today, but still the problem is persisting. I don’t have any add ons for whatsapp also. Any advice please? Thanks

    • markus says:

      Just an idea:
      Reinstall Whatsapp –> Make an exakt backup of your files and chats, deinstall Whatsapp, reinstall whatsapp, copy the exact backup of your whatsapp files in the current whatsapp folder and you should be good. However, no warranty at all. Do a research how to save whatsapp folder before doing this.

    • juan says:

      I have this problem.

      This is what I did to solve the problem: switch from ART to Dalvik. Update whatsapp. Return to ART.

    • southfire says:

      I’ve got the same issue. Switched from Dalvik to ART, too?

  • daniel says:

    status 7 error, please help

  • Baryk says:

    How can I easily update my CM11.0 to this version? Can anybody tell me the way to not loose any data etc? Thanks.

  • Robert says:

    The installation stops at the beginning and goes back to TWRP. Wrong build?

  • Samet Akcan says:

    I did dirty flash and it works pretty decent on me.
    Everything works fine and battery life seems better than previous release.
    The only interesting thing is it says 20150124 cynagonmod version instead 26.
    Thanks anyway Nova Fusion Team.

  • Robert says:

    With this build the signature verification failed. Using TWRP.

  • Tolis says:

    Now that CM 12.0 has no issues can we expect updtate for Ace 2 and S Advance ? 🙂

  • Dandi says:

    I got “Some Changes Failed” at the end of installing this ROM. I used f2fs for my system and cache. And i stuck in boot logo! Can anybody help me?
    -> Main problem is my home button is broken, so i can go to CWM/TWRP. What must i i do??? ;( ;( ;(

  • Seed Vicious says:

    Thanks a lot Team! We miss you!

    • Seed Vicious says:

      Hi, the published md5 for the file is 897902a98899b2ef69afd5e568cb1e0f, but the downloaded file have 9D27B0856F631D0936D8F05100D9662E.

      When I try to install, an error message appears: E:Unable to open zip file.

  • Dandi says:

    I got “Some Changes Failed” at the end of installing this ROM. I used f2fs for my system and cache. And i stuck in boot logo! Can anybody help me?
    -> Main problem is my home button is broken, so i can’t go to CWM/TWRP. What must i i do??? ;( ;( ;(

  • Piggeh says:

    Augh! I lost root on my S3 Mini and haven’t been able to root it again, and it’s SO upsetting because now I can’t flash these roms! I had an earlier version of NovaFusion Cm11 flashed before, and it worked perfectly!

  • peter silie says:

    Does offline charging work and youtube HQ ??

  • malex says:

    Please new build S Advance!!!

  • everything works except the phone. Only emergency call allowed. Anyone has my problem?
    Any solution?

  • stefan says:

    Still no offline-charging :-/ stuck at the lil white icon

  • teredo says:


    i have the same problem like Seed Vicious
    md5 published 897902a98899b2ef69afd5e568cb1e0f when i check md5 is 9d27b0856f631d0936d8f05100d9662e

  • Hornet says:

    U still work on cm11 for Codina? I found some bugs. Or u abaddon this project ?

  • Filip CZ says:

    PLEASE FIX.. When bluetooth enabled i cannot turn on WiFi hotspot! S3 mini complete freeze……..

  • Vincent says:

    Hi everyone, my phone is currently running CM 11 (20141214). If i flash the new version (20150126) will i loose any data? What I mean is, will my phone boot up as if it was brand new (without any installed apps, accounts, etc…) or will I be able to use my phone as if nothing had changed? Im concerned becauuse I have lots of installed apps and personal data and my WiFi connection is not very fast to download everything again. Thanks in advanced!

    • David says:

      when you flash a new rom .. with TWRP (choose only wipe cache and dalvik cache) then flash the new rom .. you will not lose nothing cheers

  • Thiago says:

    Leds notifications dont turn of on s3 mini please help!!!

  • Hi There,

    My menu and back buttons dont work. they flash at reboot, but then they just go off.
    I’ve see other users having this problem also but till now it seems no one found an awnser., I’m on a samsung galaxy s3 mini.

  • mfvl says:

    Reboot to recovery through the on/off button does not work in this release (it still worked in the 1214 release). From adb reboot recovery or from the shell reboot recovery still works as expected.

  • psy says:

    video taken by camera are still green

  • m says:

    Please support the GT-I8200N!

  • Ertl Florian says:

    The contacts are still in the contacts app but in the dealer they are no one.
    When somebody call me i dont see who it is I only see the number!

  • Amad2 says:

    Is it safe to use with i8200 (s3mini Value Edition) ?
    i8200 has a little different hardware than standard s3 mini i8190.

  • §Luca says:

    the encryption does not work.
    I’m sad because I can not use it to work.

    Correct the problem as you could ?

  • hikki says:

    Worked so nice and perfect in my S3 Mini


    When I charge my S3 mini
    and then turn it off
    it keeps turning on
    and can’t offline charging it

    I am sorry but I am new on flashing
    Is there anything I can do to fix it?

  • zemc77 says:

    Package says 26 but Kernel version says January 24 :U

  • kixx says:

    with this release (20150126) the screen sometimes doesn’t work during a incoming call. it lights up and shows like normal, but i cannot answer/reject the call via the touch screen. i must use the home button to answer or the power button to reject. i disabled the hardware buttons from settings, but then i can’t do anything. have to wait for the call to pass and then call back or wait for another call. this doesn’t happen all the time. sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t … i haven’t been able to figure out a way to make this problem repeat. it’s random.
    this problem did not appear with any previous release that i had. not even on official 4.1.2.

  • Vicente says:

    Hi guys, I have CM 11 version 20141214 installed, if i update to this new 20150126 will I loose any data? Do I have to reinstall apps, accounts, settings, etc? I have lots of apps and personal information which would take a lot of time to download again since my internet connection is not very good.

  • mendelares says:


    after several downloads (3 days consecutively from different networks)
    MD5-Hash not equivalent.
    current MD5 9d27b0856f631d0936d8f05100d9662e
    published MD5 897902a98899b2ef69afd5e568cb1e0f

    Can you please check this

  • tiago says:

    Instagram not working…

  • Michael says:

    Offline battery charging doesn’t work! It shows a little star but it doesn’t move!

  • Benedijkt Bock says:

    Google Play Services didn’t work after updating from CM11 (version from August 2014). There was no Google account and I couldn’t set it up for new. So I made a wipe, reinstalled GApps, and set up the phone for new. If anybody knows what I might have done wrong, please tell me.

  • kruuger says:

    just install. looks great but can’t change phone sound. got unknown sound. whatever i select it always stay unknown. the same for text messages. any one get this error?

  • Mani says:

    I reversed from ART, installed Whatsapp and then went back to ART. However afterwords I understand that I should have looked for an old whatsapp file inside data/data that Must be removed to facilitate reinstallation of whatsapp with ART ITSELF!

  • George says:

    I did a clean installation after wiping all of my partitions, and I have the following problems

    -Offline charging not working
    -Phone turns on after shutdown
    -Fast battery drain
    -Can not export contacts

    Please solve those problems novafusion

  • Step says:

    Power consumption seems to be high (10 hrs, with 20% battery left). Android-system at 19% usage of battery, Android-operatingsystem at 18%, then Screen at 16%… (and going lower). This happened at the previous version (20141214) too.

    Anyone any idea what kind of services could be causing this? GPS, WiFi and cellular is ON, screen was mostly off for the day (1 hour total).

  • Robbe says:

    I have noticed a high battery usage compared with rom 20141214

  • Mishu says:

    I’m having the same problem since a few updates before. I can’t record any video with the camera. With any app. I can’t send videos on WhatsApp and Snapchat. Also I can’t see the icon of SIM Tools. Any help?

  • Krzysiek says:

    Is hehe polish available?

  • Tony Marks says:

    I updated from CM11 version 20141214

    – Offline charging is working
    – Google Play is working
    – Whatsapp is working
    – The video camera is not working
    – Instagram is working

    • Tony Marks says:

      By the way, all app that record video are not working(instagram, google camera(video), native camera(video), etc)

  • PUnnoose says:

    20150126 Release – Advanced boot menu not working. cannot boot in to recovery

  • iAlvaro_cc says:

    For install TWRP recovery via Odin I need Root?

  • Seed Vicious says:

    Ok, I found the problem, wipe the davlik-cache!

  • picic says:

    how is this compared to stock rom battery life?

  • Mani says:

    s III mini with 20150126 alias 124. I tried offline charging. A rotating wheel like symbol appeared, but did not move.

    I left it like that for slightly more than an hour or so and then tried to switch ON………, but I was unable to boot.

    Had to remove and reinsert the battery to boot!.

    Was happy to see that charging indeed had happened, but only partially as I did not leave it for long.

    If I had allowed it remain in charge for a longer time, would there be any indication of charging completion? And also would it then have started normally with out the battery removal route?

    Thank you for the great service. I have made my first absolute nominal donation today.

  • GEORGE says:

    I have flashed many times before the rom from this site,but now after i have done a clear install(Wiped everything exept external storage)i am stuck in boot loop.I tryed to go to recovery(TWRP NovaFusion Team’s)but also there i am stuck at TeamWin logo and nothing happens.After i tryed flashing the rom from ODIN and still the same.IF ANYONE CAN HELP ME PLEASE!!!!!
    Recovery:TWRP Novafusion team

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