May 20th, 2015
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New stable release (20150520) of CM12.1 for S3 Mini is available!

Please, test it and report any bugs!

For flashing Lollipop, 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 if you don’t updating from older CM12.0 release.

You need to perform a wipe if you’re migrating from software different than CM12.0!

You can get it on our DOWNLOAD page.

Changelog:

  • CM12.1 sources update
  • toolchain update
  • trying to fix offline charger (another @PolishVodka changes)
  • Odin package updated

Features

  • RIL (phone/SMS/3G)
  • audio (both speakers/headphones/microphone)
  • Wi-fi
  • Bluetooth 4.0 with LE support A2DP
  • GPS/Glonass/A-GPS
  • sensors
  • compass
  • camera (taking photos and videos)
  • video playing
  • 2D/3D HW Acceleration
  • all native tethers (Wifi/BT/USB)
  • Google Play
  • CPU sleep mode
  • MTP
  • ADB
  • no tearing
  • tripple buffering
  • external storage
  • f2fs filesystem support
  • offline charging

Issues

  • video taken by stock camera app is green, but some apps like Camu taking correct videos without any issues
  • less than 2% of users are reporting issues with mobile data – just add new APN manually with settings proper for your provider and apply it to make 3G working

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 😉
Thanks.

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.

133 Responses
  • felix says:

    I’m gonna try this, The release of yesterday have problems with the playstore

  • benas says:

    I’m first! 😀

  • Alan Pereira says:

    A câmera de vídeo ainda não funciona há mais de 2 meses e nunca corrigiram um simples problema

    • Luis says:

      Se ele é tão “simples”, por que você não resolvê-lo?

      • Ton says:

        TURN DOWN FOR WHAT HUEHUEHUEHUEHUE BRBR

      • Alan Pereira says:

        Eu não resolvo por que não sou desenvolvedor, e um bug simples em meio a tantos outros muito mais difíceis e já foram corregidos acredito que seja mais importante uma câmera funcionado do que offline charging não acha?

        • Luis says:

          Você sabe que há outros aplicativos que gravam vídeo também? Tenha cuidado como você pedir coisas. Tente usar “por favor”, por exemplo, você não está pagando Nova Team, não é?

          • Robbe says:

            Excelent answer Luis

          • Alan Pereira says:

            Calma Luís, só estou relatando que a câmera não funciona mas não estou obrigando a nova team a fazer nada. Só lembrando que eu dou uma ajuda sim com “Dinheiro R$” para nova fusion e você esta ajudando?

          • T3seR says:

            Interessante Luis… mas testei uns 10 aplicativos… os que gravam “normal” sem aquela travadeira toda o video sai verde.. e os que gravam travando.. bom fica uma imagem lindamente em camera lenta u.u é fix do pacte de midia.. normalmente a ultima coisa que o Marcin mexe… pq, regula a camera desregula o som.. regula o som, desregula reprodução de video…

        • Felipe Raposo says:

          Uma pergunta, sem ofensa. Se você não é desenvolvedor, como você chegou à conclusão que o problema é simples?

          • alvio says:

            good one!

          • Alan Pereira says:

            Felipe Eu não sou desenvolvedor para Android mas tenho uma experiência no assunto e já foram corregidos problemas mais difíceis como exemplo:Wi-fi,sensors,offline charging,etc já esta na hora de corrigir a câmera para a nossa felicidade não acha?

          • Felipe Raposo says:

            Eu sou programador também, mas como você, não para Android. E pelo fato de ser programador que digo que você não pode afirmar que esses problemas sejam mais difíceis de corrigir do que o problema da câmera, sem estar envolvido no projeto.

            Eu, particularmente, me irrito profundamente quando um usuário, sem conhecimento diz “mas isso é tão fácil de fazer”.

    • Renato says:

      Galera, acho que o Alan foi infeliz no comentário, tanto que ele mesmo se corrige, mas independente do problema ser simples ou não estamos fazendo um favor para a Nova Team, testando e relatando os problemas, além da Camera gostaria que fosse resolvido o problema do Radio FM já testei i Spirit1 e o Spirit2 (que por sua vez me parece mais apropriado para Android 5.x, sendo que não funciona no CM golden).

      • Alan Pereira says:

        E isso ai Renato posso ter me expressado mal, mas o que importa e que estamos todos em busca de um único objetivo ter um aparelho que a Samsung esqueceu de atualizar rodando um Android atualizado e sem bugs, e tudo isso graças a nova fusion a quem eu sou muito grato.

      • Felipe Raposo says:

        Que problema do rádio? O SpirtFM não funciona nele?

        • Alan Pereira says:

          O spiritFM só funciona se ativa root nas opções de Desenvolvedor que por padrão na CM5.1 vem pré ativado.

  • Gonzalo says:

    Instagram and twitter video crash?

  • offline charger works?animation of offline charger works?
    оффлайн зарядка работает?анимация оффлайн зярядки заработала?

  • Luis says:

    Hello Nova Team, following your request, the bugs I found are this:

    – I lose phone signal, now and then. Several times I had the phone at home and when I see it, it has no signal, it takes time to recover it. (This did not happened with CM 11)

    – Also with the WiFi connection is the same, whats app doesn’t receive the messages when the app is not texting, I have to open the app and then the messages arrive. Same with facebook and others.

    – HBO Go doesn’t work video and youtube kids neither.

    You do a good job, thank you so much for it.

    • Robbe says:

      Luis have you tried with an app called PNF Root? This can help you about the messages arrival. Try, it does not hurt 🙂

    • Robbe says:

      Just a suggestion Luis, check under settings>wifi>in the upper right corner you will see 3 dots>click there>advanced>keep wifi on during sleep> always. See if it was in a different setting

      • Luis says:

        Ha, ha, ha I’m a rookie but.. not that much! 😉 By the way, it seemed to be a problem with whatsapp. Whatsapp just updated itself and, so far, seems to be working fine. Still, thank you for the help.

  • shinchiro says:

    Tested.Offline charging works..but the progress is not accurate. When charger plugged out, it takes awhile for the animation to stop.

  • AiVeN says:

    !!!Offline charging is working for me!!!
    Good job!

    Hmm strange animation haha niceO.o 😀 😀

    ..when i restart phone the GUI,menu is not properly loaded i need to open menu(there is no apps showed) and press home button,then complete gui,menu appears 🙂

  • yorvichs says:

    felicidades igual porque cada dia trabajan para mejorar, nuevamente la gran pregunta, colocar la opcion de cargar con el cargador de carro ya que se activa lamusica y en ocaciones se cierran las aplicaciones ya que tardan en abrir.

  • Michelangelo says:

    now offline charging work
    thank you so much Nova

  • dasdsadas says:

    I have problem with this cm, when i opened facebook suddenly this app is closed. I dont have idea why that make.

  • yasin says:

    what the toolchain uptadate brings us? i could not find good information in google!

    • yunus emre says:

      yasin toolchain bazı yerlerde performansı ikiye katladığı söyleniyor . Mesela 30 fps ile oynadığın bir oynu 60 fps yapıyormuş . Hadi selamun aleyküm 🙂

  • Viggy says:

    Hi, I have found that sometimes, my phone randomly reboots and when it turns back down the battery changes from 79% to 2%! Offline charging works like a charm and battery life and performance is excellent.

    I would say that if you could add multi user support, then that would be great! Other than that keep up the good work and I have donated!

    Bugs:
    -Random reebots
    -intagram video not fixed
    -video still green

  • alex says:

    Hi,
    Here is a bug present in all builds :
    When the battery is around 5 % or less , and I selected to put the pourcentage in the circle, the number is unreadable .
    Here is the pic: http://www.noelshack.com/2015-21-1432147824-screenshot-2015-05-20-20-24-13.png

    Thanks for your work!

  • fadimem says:

    Please fix Exclamation point in the network

  • Luiz Renato Zanoni says:

    Almost perfect! offline load seems animation of the battery, but you need to click the power button. It is invisible, to see you have to click the power button.

  • Patti says:

    Pls add Bln Support nova!!!

  • Silvio Luiz says:

    Thank’s Nova, Great Jobs. The app PNF root helps. Cold you suggest one o a Way tô improve vibration?

    Again, thank’s

  • Gadi says:

    Great Work!!!

    Now offline charging work un my I8190N.

    Speaker not work in VoIP APPs.

  • Robbe says:

    Nova just a simple curiosity, how come Camu app works for taking video and stock app doesn’t?

    • Robbe says:

      By the way, it does not work smoothly in my case, looks like a slow motion video just to give you an idea

      • Luis says:

        I had the same question time ago. Take a picture and it will show you the picture in “little”, tap on it and it will take you to the Camu gallery, there you can find the option and change the video quality, by switching the HD off, then it will be smooth again.

        • Robbe says:

          Thanks Luis, it worked. I did what you said.
          Offline charging is FINALLY working, but, there is always a but, sorry, while charging if you want to turn on the phone, it does not. Starts a loop, comes first the star logo and than the new charging battery logo. If I want to turn on the phone, I have to disconnect first the charging wire and it stats normally. It is not a huuuuuge problem, but it exists. Sorry to mention it. Any way congrats to Polk Vodka for the help in this issue.
          Thanks Nova, it is a smoother Rom, it still a little slow to detect sim card but much better than older Roms.
          Twitter is ok, Facebook messenger kind of sloppy, Facebook takes a lot to open after it is ok.
          You Tube works.
          Battery consumption I will wait more hour of usage.

      • Rydisen says:

        Camu works by using the phone’s picture taking-function quickly, instead of using the real video-function of the camera.

  • Mikey says:

    Youtube doesn’t work

  • tian says:

    Why no root access??helpe please..

  • vope says:

    Great work !

    As requested in the topic, here are my bugs

    – Bad French layouts
    – Bad French translation due to Cyanogenmod
    – BLN Control doesn’t work, due to Novafusion kernel, apparently
    – Flashlight Long on-time.
    – Flashlight crashes when toggle several times, and then it reboots !! Then, I must reboot again because Sim card is not activated.
    – No EAP-SIM
    – Sometimes when I turn on the screen, the touch doesn’t work.
    – Battery drains so fast !
    – slow compared to 20150518 release !

    other comments :
    – No Random reboots yet (only met because of flashlight toggles)
    – offline-charge works for me. Is it AOSP animation ??

    To Nova Team:
    – could you update the link to download GAPPS, please ? It is broken…
    – could you update TWRP to 2.8.6.0 ?

  • San Nguyen says:

    First. Thank Nova Team
    Offline changing doesn’t working on my phone. Changing disconnect while battery charging not fully

  • Toto says:

    Great Work für S3 Mini I8190

    but one big Thing ist not in function in Version 20150520

    The phone connects to D2, then it separates itself again and there are possible only emergency calls. Change manually the APN is not successful The signal varies between 0 and full scale

  • kevin says:

    to solve these problems:
    -bug crash google play service
    -sometimes alone active airplane mode
    -several times lose line

  • greg says:

    Randoom reboots by flash light fixed?

  • Hello! First I want to congratulate you for the great service of the New Fusion.
    Some applications, such Intagram and Facebook, are closing randomly and slowly.
    Any suggestions to solve the problem?
    Sorry for my bad english.

  • Kevin says:

    I can make another battery animation? lol im graphic designer certified by Adobe 🙂

  • fede says:

    facebook crash
    youtube crash

  • Piggeh says:

    Offline charging worked perfectly for me!

  • Renato says:

    Bugs
    # Camera
    # Radio FM (No Spirit1 and Spirit2)

    • AiVeN says:

      Radio is not supported on custom CM rom,for now.

      • Renato says:

        Thank you AiVen, the CM 11 was active in the CM 12.x is not because the Android 5.x does not support FM Radio or need is to develop the CM 12.x?

        • AiVeN says:

          Radio is not suppotred by CM,maybe someday they will add this function. There are some apps that allows you to listen throught internet connection(wifi,data). But as Sergio said an app named “Spirit UL or Spirit1/2 Radio FM” is one of the apps that allows you to listen radio “over the air” that means you do not need any internet connection,like real radio app.

    • Sergio says:

      Spirit UL funciona correctamente. El dispositivo debe estar rooteado.

      Spirit UL functioning properly. The device must be rooted.

    • Renato says:

      Thank you Sergio and AiVen, I tested the Spirit UL 1 in CM 11 and worked perfectly but when I used the Spirit UL 2 in CM 12.1 (which seems to be appropriate for the CM 12.1) with my routed device did not work!

      • Renato says:

        The message that appears is “no FM accessible”!

        • Renato says:

          And error message in Spirit2:

          “Error: Unknown Device.
          Spirit2 REQUIRES Internacional GS1/GS2/GS3/Note/Note2,HTC One, LG G2, Xperia Z+/ Qualcomm”

        • Renato says:

          ERROR: Tuner API did not start or stop.
          This device may need a kernel with a working FM driver

          • AiVeN says:

            Hmm it seems that our CM and this app is not compatibile or something O.o Did you tried number 1? or just number 2? I will try it myself and write you here what i find.

          • AiVeN says:

            Vrrr actually i cant try it because i cant install or update any apps! It worked before O.o hmm maybe i will do a factory reset then try it again.

      • Sergio says:

        I’m using Spirit FM UL v2014_11_30 and this is working perfectly in the latest CM12.1

  • Oswaldo says:

    Bug: Cuando reproduces música por bluetooh se entrecorta.

  • Radim says:

    Offline charging is fine.
    Everything still OK.
    Just a video camera repair, please 🙂
    Thank you for your excellent work NOVA FUSION.

  • Oguzhan Yuksel says:

    VPN is working ?

  • Robbe says:

    After a almost day of usage, the battery just last for merelly 7 hours with no wifi use, just 5 to 6 very short calls. Never happened with the older Rom. Something is causing a leak of power. I have the same apps than before just updated as they appear in play store. I use a very low intensity of the screen, 15 sec time out. Battery doctor to close apps that are draining power and to avoid autostart

  • Piggeh says:

    The rom works fine, but if I flash GApps over it, when I boot the phone I get endless ‘Unfortunately, the process com.google.process.gapps has stopped’ messages. After I dismiss one, a second later I get another message. Also, Google Play Services don’t work. I tried wiping /system, then installing the rom and gapps, but not even that worked. Help?

  • If I use any video chat app, like Hangouts or Skype, the video will be green or is it just for recorded videos?

    That’s the only thing that stops me from update it to CM 12

  • portista says:

    I returned to install cm11 via TWRP , and now does not leave the home screen when I try to recovery appears teamwin screen , but no options , what can I do? please help, thank you very much

  • David Peréz says:

    otg cable not working 🙁

  • vleutmans says:

    Hi Novafusion,
    Can the (green) videocamera recording issue ever be solved? Is this a driver issue so as workaround we have to reduce video resolution to low (non-HD = 640×480 or something) ?

    BTW great work guys…I’m currently on CM10.2 (bugfree) , but if video-recording “can” ever be fixed i will keep monitoring the CM 12.1 thread for that.

    Br.

    Michel

  • Sven says:

    Great work! Thank you.

    Following your request, here my findings so far:

    – enabling hotspot (tethering) freezes phone
    – phone not visible in Windows Explorer connected via USB

    VPN:
    For me the VPN is working fine. I can see the notification in status bar that it is connected and I can see an incoming/outgoing connection from my mobile device on my server.

    Kind regards
    //Sven

  • Ertan says:

    I installed Version 20151516 . Charging ends soon. Why does not auto update? my bad english…

  • greg says:

    FIX FLASH LIGHT REBOOT BUG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    IT WORKS ON OMNI!!!!!!!!!
    IF YOU DONT KNOW TO FIX ASK GOLDEN GUY

  • Hey Novafusion : Can the green video recording technically be solved in CM 12.1 or will this be a non-functional forever ?

  • Xavier Sand says:

    Hello,

    i’m new to all this kind of stuff. I could read that BugTracker should be used to report problems, but i could not find any link, can someone tell me where it is ?

    Thanks !
    What kind of information do i have to provide when providing a bug, like “phone log or something” ?
    my bug is: “when i receive a call, the call is ended after 5 seconds i have to recall.”

  • Sven says:

    Great work, Thank you!

    As requested, here my findings:

    – hotspot function (tethering) is not working. Phone freezes and needs to be restarted
    – via USB connected device won’t be shown as external HDD within Windows Explorer

    VPN: VPN is working perfectly fine for me. I can see an incoming and outgoing connection on my server from my mobile device. I tested it with IPsec and PPTP.

    Keep up the good work!

    //Sven

  • @lt.core says:

    Please Dev… Update TWRP for SGS3 Mini for Lollipop and please add to make 3 navigation bar for CM12.1 next update… Thx’s. 🙂

  • zpok says:

    Anyone can tell me how to instal apps on SD?

  • Nacho says:

    Youtebe not working. Random reboots. Pls fix it! Thx for your work!

  • @lt.core says:

    Hiii Dev please support next update for cm12.1 full aroma installer with full f2fs system to TWRP, SELinux mode changer.apk, add 3 navigation bar, update TWRP cm12.1, ’cause f2fs system really really not worked for cm12.1. Good luck & good job team M& M… Thx’s Dev.

  • Thiago says:

    Good morning, folks.
    currently use and would CM12.0 which of these two versions are more stable.
    And also to upgrade to CM12.1 I will need to perform a factory reset.

  • Ahmed Hisham says:

    battery drains faster than some previous versions and faster than the stock rom .. please fix that soon

  • fabricio says:

    hello, i have installed this release on my s3 mini GT-I8190L, it works well. but when Iwant to watch a video on Instagram the app (Instagram) stops, and it happens with all Instagram videos. And the batery drains in 2 hours using it full time and full screen bright. Please correct this. Thanks / hola, he instalado esta version en mi s3 mini GT-I8190L, funciona bien, pero cuando reproduzco un video en instagram la app (instagram) se detiene y sucede con todos los videos de instagram. y la bateria dura dos horas usandolo continuamente y con el brillo al máximo. Porfavor arreglen esto. gracias

    • fabricio says:

      Thanks for your work. there are little things wrong but it is almost perfect!/ Gracias por su trabajo aunque hay pequeñas cosas es casi perfecto.

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