Using LineageOS on the FP2

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Have you noticed problems with the focus of the new FP2 camera? Since I switched to the new FP2 camera, I have the feeling that the autofocus does not work optimal.

(14.1-20171016-UNOFFICIAL-FP2, Baseband 4437.1-FP2-0-07)

Problems in general, or in panorama mode?

I think I have a similar problem. Every picture I take seems to be slightly out of focus.

EDIT: The problem seems mainly to occur with ‘OpenCamera’. In the Lineage Camera App the focus works fine and the picture is taken much quicker.

EDIT2: Figured it out… For some reason the scene mode was set to ‘HDR’ (under SCENE MODE… not ‘Photo Mode’). After switching to ‘Auto’, pictures are in focus and taken much faster also in OpenCamera


I think problems in general. Is there any fairphone reference images of the new camera for comparison?

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how can I reliably remove root/su so that I run my banking apps on LineageOS?
Afterwards I will try to install systemless Xposed by means of Magisk as Xposed is now released for Android Nougat.

Just update to the official release and don’t flash the su addon.


I disabled the root access under Developer options and installed Magisk instead and activated Magisk hide for my banking app. This works very well so far.


I disabled it too but no affect. That is properly due to the fact I flashed su addon. How about you?

can I undo the flash of the su addon as the Official LineageOS is perfect yet.

You could try the arm su removal for 14.1 from Lineage, but still I would still suggest just going official. The battery drain isn’t that more extreme as the unofficial build.

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If you don’t need root anywhere else, don’t install the su addon. However, if you want to be able to toggle it on and off ( e.g. for Titanim Backup, or for Amaze root access to / files, …) then I suggest iSu : very simple ( one single app, no need of Magisk/Exposed), it has the button “Change SU state” and when this button is OFF it’s not detected by my bank app :smiley:


I hope I have time to do so on the weekend

Xposed moduls allows me to do much more, not only in the sense of privacy and apps permission. I think of OS customization etc.
In particular it allows to run apps (e.g. Amplify ) what hopefully allows me to improve battery life.

Another one gone official today. Flashed with su and opengapps, phone is encrypted


I’ve seen the official instructions require you to install root if you need it. In the official release, can you still enable developer settings by the usual method? And if so, is root still an option in there?

(Applications) Developer Settings are always included because are part of AOSP/Android. Root access config inside Developer Settings is only included if you flash the su addon in Lineage OS, though. But it’s just a one-time install —it’ll survive OTA updates from then on.


I want to give Lineage@FP2 a chance (coming from FP-OS 1.12 = Android 5.2)…

Just to be on the save side some questions before flashing:

  1. There are no :negative_squared_cross_mark: now! -> so in comparison to FP-OS all features are working properly now?
  • where can I check, in which release “:warning: battery-wakelock with 1-2%/h” will be fixed?
    (Edit: seems so)
  • As I still suffer of having an up-to-date-overview:
    What are the main drawbacks by using Lineage instead of FP-O(O)S (or are there just advantages)? (Despite not having google-apps by default)
  • Coming from FP-OS with root & TWRP: I can go directly via this guide ?! My external SD-Card content will always stay untouched while flashing, right?!
  • How does future updates will be available? Via an built-in updater-app? Or do I always need to flash via TWRP?
  • What is (apart from TitatinumBackup) the most recommend way to save the system partitions to be able to revert back to my current OS (Using Windows)!

I hope thes questions also help others and I hope I not just overseen too much comments in the forum…

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You are completely wrong here. Maybe a mod (@paulakreuzer ?) could move this? (@paulakreuzer: sorry I missed your hint, @z3ntu moved it)

  1. Yes, I think so. I am not aware of any non-working features.
  2. As I heard today, it should be fixed with the latest nightly
  3. I am not aware of any drawbacks.
  4. I did not do it, but yes, it’s exactly for this case. Yes, the SD won’t be changed.
  5. With the Lineage Updater. It’s in Settings -> About Phone (And it uses TWRP btw, but this shouldn’t bother you ;-))
  6. Use TWRP to do a complete Backup. Then you can just go back exactly how it was before. But this doesn’t replace a backup with titanium, because it only saves the complete system

about 6: A backup of the userspace is still needed seperately from TWRP & Titatanium. Else you’ll lose for example your photo’s

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