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✏ How to install Sailfish OS alpha on the FP2

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How to install Sailfish OS alpha on the FP2

Or get an installable image from @explit:

Bug reports

To report a bug contact the Community Porters via irc or use a webclient.

Channels are: #sailfishos-porters or #fairphone-sailfish. Look for the user mal-.

Features

Version: alpha4

  • No further description available at the moment but it seems that most things a working fine …

Version: alpha3

  • Jolla Store works.
  • dual sim support
  • OTA update (prefered see link above)
  • FM Radio support
  • To install the third party store warehouse client you have to enable third party software installation first at the settings.

Restrictions

  • Compass direction sensor not working.
  • Possibly some issues with proximity sensor during calls.
  • Community port, does not contain licensed software like Here Maps, exchange connectivity and alien dalvik (Android emulation).
  • Camera button did not work, use volume up instead

Changelog (copied from https://wiki.merproject.org/wiki/Adaptations/libhybris/Install_SailfishOS_for_fp2)

Alpha4 - April 2017
Alpha3 - 21 December 2016
  • Sailfish OS 2.0.5.6
  • Fairphone Open OS 16.11 or Fairphone OS 1.9.3 recommended, not tested on other releases.
  • Dual-SIM support added.
  • FM Radio Media app plugin added.
  • MMS sending and receiving fixed.
  • Disabled persistent debug telnet from USB interface on release images.
  • Offline charging UI fixed.
  • Initial display brightness after boot fixed.
  • Speakerphone volume control fixed.
  • OBEX configurations added.
  • MLSDB for using cell phone tower info for obtaining location.
  • Bluetooth state now remembered after reboot.
  • Fix mobile network settings randomly missing.
  • Flash torch option for video recording added.
  • Volume keys disabled when display is off.
  • Camera Exif fixes.
  • Flashlight shortcut added.
Alpha2 - 9 August 2016
  • Sailfish OS 2.0.1.11
  • Requires Fairphone Open OS 16.06 or Fairphone OS 1.4.2, not tested on other releases.
  • Bluetooth MAC address fixed.
  • Bluetooth MAC address now shown in Settings->About product.
  • WLAN MAC address fixed.
  • Sending MMS messages fixed partially.
  • Camera and audio/video codecs work with FP Android >= 1.2.8.
  • Larger 16:9 image resolution for camera.
  • FM Radio support (no preinstalled app, harbour-piratefm works).
  • Display brightness control improvements.

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