PixelExperience 12 Febraury Update Beryllium



  • Device Specific:

    • February security patch
    • Brought back Face Unlock, and it also works in apps using the standard biometric authentication mechanism
    • Fixed some statusbar paddings
    • Translation updates and misc bug fixes
    • Brought back qcom wfd implementation
    • Properly disabled surfaceflinger backpressure propagation to reduce jank in certain scenarios
    • Updated adreno blobs from LA.UM.9.3.r1-02700-sdm845.0
    • Updated parts to newer APIs like TaskStackListener and TaskInfo
    • also fixed some harmless log spams caused by SElinux
    • Whitelisted an intent broadcast for the new ims.apk
    • Dropped obsolete eBPF prop
    • Implemented a boost after fingerprint authentication to speed up the unlocking process and avoid animation janks
  • Etude kernel: Op.12 No.2:

    • Linux 4.9.303 and CAF tag LA.UM.10.3.r1-00900-sdm845.0
    • upstreamed generic locking/refcount from 4.14
    • ported arm64-specific fast refcount checking
    • enabled HID WACOM driver
    • wireguard 1.0.20211208
    • DO NOT use another kernel. Just don’t.


  • Force Encryption is Enabled by Default.
  • Clean Flash is MANDATORY if flashing for first time!
  • Any Recovery present will be overridden by PE recovery in order to make OTA updates work as other recoveries currently doesn’t supports Decryption!
  • Encrypted users are RECOMMENDED not to use Custom Recoveries! Or else OTA won’t work and have to update manually through adb sideload or external storage.
  • If you are a decrypted user flash Latest TWRP again and follow the steps to update ROM manually.
  • OTA doesn’t work for Decrypted Users
  • Flash Latest TWRP first before proceeding for installation!

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