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      03-02-2020, 08:11 AM   #1
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10.25" Android 10 HU discussion

Since the Android 9 Discussion Topic is already over 100 pages long its best to start a fresh Thread for Android 10.
I recommend to take a look at the Android 9 Thread, as there are lots of great Hardware/Seller related information.

Identifying before buying:

Snapdragon 625 (short SD625) units seem to be the the same Units as with Android 9.
Ensure that you always get a Headunit that really has the Snapdragon 625 Chipset.

CPU Type - Snapdragon 625, also identified as 8953 or MSM8953
CPU Cores - 8 Core
CPU Speed - 2.0 or 2.1 Ghz (some seller post different speed)
Ram Size - 2 GB / 4 GB
Flash Size - 32 GB / 64 GB

Please note that there are already some Fake and very slow Android 10 Units on the Market.
I don`t recommend buying these units where 1 GB Ram / 16 GB Rom version is available.
The CPU is a Quadcore Snapdragon with no numbering, CPU frequency is rated lower than 2.0 Ghz (1.6 or 1.4 seen), they have a different firmware
Also Octacore CPU`s with less than 2 Ghz have been seen, those have an Intel Chip and are also not compatible with the Snapdragon firmware from this thread.


Identifying after buying:

There are two parts to identify, 1st the Android Version, 2nd the Vendor Version.

The Android Version is via the App Ver: string, for Example "Ksw-Q-Userdebug_OS_v1.2.2"
the Q is for android 10, P for Android 9.

The Vendor identification is the first string of the "MCU Ver:", for example 023052dGS-NBT-GTH--191127-B18
Most common Vendors are GS , LZH and ALS.


Firmware Upgrade from Android 9 to Android 10 ON PX6

Unfortunateley there is no upgrade available for PX6 Units to upgrade from Android 8.1 to 9 or Android 9 to Android 10.

Firmware Upgrade from Android 9 to Android 10 on Snapgradon 625

Upgrading from Android 9.0 to Android 10, requires installation of V 1.2.0 first, later you can upgrade to directly to the most recent version:

Download of 1.2.0: https://mega.nz/#F!kbYFBS5C!gE-QFJoU...PxiJA!xXwSkQJb

This Upgrade path is only compatible with 4 GB Ram / 64 GB Flash Version for the moment.


Code:
Dear Customer: 

Hello, 8953 Android 10.0 software is officially released and upgraded. Following is the 9.0 upgrade 10.0 

Upgrade Instructions: 

1,8953 Android 10.0 only supports 4 + 64 configuration temporarily.  
2. Upgrade from 9.0 to 10.0, please upgrade Ksw-P-Userdebug_OS_v1.2.0-ota.zip (transitional version, please do not upgrade this upgrade package in the future), and then upgrade the Android 10.0 upgrade package to avoid the old core board showing white Screen problem. 
3. After upgrading to 10.0, you can upgrade the 10.0 upgrade package normally. 
4. After upgrading from 9.0 to 10.0, you cannot roll back to 9.0. 

Remarks: 

9.0 upgrade package naming rules: Ksw-P-Userdebug_OS_vx.x.x-ota.zip (where x is the version number) 
10.0 upgrade package naming rules: Ksw-Q-Userdebug_OS_vx.x.x-ota.zip (where x is the version number)


Firmware Update for Android 10


Updates are often found here at this thread, and likely be linked on this post.


Latest Firmware version is 1.3.0: https://mega.nz/#F!kbYFBS5C!gE-QFJoU...PxiJA!ECpGRCZR

Instructions for updating.

1. NO NEED TO Unzip the downloaded file
2. Copy the Ksw-Q-Userdebug_OS_v*.*.*-ota.zip in empty USB Fat32 formatted pendrive or SD-Card and attach to your unit.
3. Turn on unit, the upgrade window will pop up, click on it.
4. After finish the upgrade, you must pull out the USB/SD-card, otherwise, each time you turn on unit, it will remind you whether if upgrade.
(Note: Do not cut power while upgrade)

Changelog: 1.3.0

* Bugfix: Sound Bug missing bass fixed
* Feature: Google chrome added to image.

Changelog: 1.2.5
* Feature: ALS_Dashboard supports different mph speed dashboards.

Changelog 1.2.2

BUG: Users reporting, missing bass from sound !


MCU Firmware Updates

Until now there are no specific Android 10 MCU updates, Android 9 MCU files seem to work fine.
Latest updates for ALS/GS/LZH Units: https://mega.nz/#F!kbYFBS5C!gE-QFJoU...PxiJA!IXRlSQaT

Instructions for upgrading MCU:
1. Unpack/copy ksw_mcu.bin to root folder on a SD card or USB memory stick.
2. Insert.
3. Go to Settings, System info, MCU upgrade.


How-To`s
Some of the Guides are 1:1 compatible from Android 9.

Root SD625 Unit the easy way


Guide to create own splash screen

SD 625 Factory Reset/Recovery installation.

Based on what you want to reset you can select between three types depending on the file name:

Code:
Ksw-Q-Userdebug_OS_v-ota_factory.zip 
Ksw-Q-Userdebug_OS_v-ota-only-reset-data_factory.zip
Ksw-Q-Userdebug_OS_v-ota-reset-data_factory.zip
Please note that you dont have the ending ".zip" a second time (.zip.zip) by mistake, as windows does hide known file endings.

The procedure for a complete wipe for example is is :
Code:
Change the software name to: Ksw-Q-Userdebug_OS_v-ota-reset-data_factory.zip
1. Change the name of the USB flash drive to: _kswota_
2. Copy the software to a USB flash drive.
3. Connect this USB flash drive to the Android unit.
4. Restart the unit, it will automatically force the upgrade.
After the forced upgrade is completed, then upgrade the OEM, copy it into the USB flash drive and upgrade.
Kri

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Hi @Kri are you already upgrade your unit?

Are you tried to root it?

Cheers.
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Hi @Kri are you already upgrade your unit?

Are you tried to root it?

Cheers.
I`m not at home at the moment.

I also have only a 2/32 GB Version, the file says it`s only compatible with 4/64 GB Version.

So, at beginning i start with analyzing the files :/

The file system structure is still the same, so i think the machine will already be pre-rooted again and we will only need to add SU again, but not sure yet.

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I have 4/64 GB Version and test it in the evening.
...upgrade from 9 to 10 and rooting.

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I have 4/64 GB Version and test it in the evening.
...upgrade to from 9 to 10 and rooting.
And what are the main differences? Why should we upgrade to 10?
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And what are the main differences? Why should we upgrade to 10?
Nobody tested yet
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I have 4/64 GB Version and test it in the evening.
...upgrade from 9 to 10 and rooting.
Did you use the batch rooting method? Also did you install Magisk?

cheers.
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1. Update 1.2.0


2. Update 1.2.2







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Interested to see if we get new features, I know we are mostly interfacing with the KSW launcher and the Android OS is mostly in the background.
If we get new stuff thats awesome just hate to see it get slower like smartphones do after each upgrade if were not getting anything new.

Cant wait to see where this goes!
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I`m not at home at the moment.

I also have only a 2/32 GB Version, the file says it`s only compatible with 4/64 GB Version.

So, at beginning i start with analyzing the files :/

The file system structure is still the same, so i think the machine will already be pre-rooted again and we will only need to add SU again, but not sure yet.

Kri
I have 4/64 but I will wait until we will have working root method.
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Anyone experienced no bass after the Android 10 update?
I have harman kardon and have no bass on aux now even i enabled Logic7 for aux
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ROOT works!
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I can confirm root is working. Upgraded without problems. No data lost. All my apps are running like before.
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Any new features? I would like to see a new IDx menu where we can customize which app to launch, and with live tiles. At least a tile for launching DAB.

Does iDrive still work globally?

Sound bug fixed?

I expect a lot of bugs, and since downgrade is not possible, I must rely on braver users.
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Anyone experienced no bass after the Android 10 update?
I have harman kardon and have no bass on aux now even i enabled Logic7 for aux
Yes, same here, no bass sound, f*ck!

I don't know if the problem is with factory settings file, because all my settings are unchanged although i did a factory reset and also recovery method that i think that erase all settings.

Also tried recovery method to go back to Android 9 but no luck, you can't as i Already knew.

Also tried to import factory settings file but don't change any settings then is like isn't the importing isn't working.

Root is working.

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What are the new features of 10? How do we know if it is worth trying?
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What are the new features of 10? How do we know if it is worth trying?
We don`t know yet, as with all Android Threads here this is community driven, so members who are brave do try out new versions and report their findings

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We don`t know yet, as with all Android Threads here this is community driven, so members who are brave do try out new versions and report their findings

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ROOT works!
same script posted by Kri?
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same script posted by Kri?
Yes.
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Update to Android 10
BMW X5 E70 no bass under the seats (nothing, total silence)

someone has found a solution?

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