LineageOS 19 update! New features and security improvements

LineageOS 19 Update

features & more

The new LineageOS 19 update brings a variety of features, modifications, and updates, from new wallpapers to function updates. And it’ll take a long term to speak about all of them, so here’s a whole changelog for LineageOS 19 from the official website of LineageOS.

LineageOS 19 specific features

  • Security patches from March 2021 to April 2022 have been merged to LineageOS 16.0 through 19.
    • LineageOS 19 builds are currently based on the android-12.1.0_r4 tag, which is the Pixel 6 series tag.
  • The WebView service has been updated to Chromium 100.
  • The Lineage team has completely redone the volume panel introduced in Android 12, and instead made it a side pop-out expanding panel.
  • The gallery app has seen a large amount of improvements.
  • The Updater has also seen a large amount of fixes and improvements.
  • The web browser, Jelly has been improved.
  • The Lineage team have contributed and improved the calendar app, Etar.
  • The Lineage team has improved and contributed to the Seedvault backup app.
  • The Recorder app has been updated and seen bug fixes.
  • Android TV builds now ship with a different launcher, instead of Google’s launcher.
  • Android TV builds now ship with a key-handler that enable support for custom-keys on a wide-array of bluetooth and IR remotes.
  • The adb_root service is no longer tied to the build type.
  • The extract utilites have been improved for simplying device bring up and etc.
  • The AOSP Clang toolchain is now being used for kernel compilations.
  • The Qualcomm Snapdragon Camera has been dropped, and devices that previously used it will now be shipping with AOSP’s Camera2.
  • Dark mode is enabled by default.
  • There’s a new setup wizard, with Android 12-style animations and icons.
  • The default app icons have been changed.
  • Due to AOSP switching to eBPF over iptables, some legacy devices have been dropped from the officially supported list.

LineageOS 19 and 18.1 updates

  • New default wallpapers.
  • Wi-Fi display is now available for users who choose to opt-in.
  • Support for custom charging sounds has been added.

LineageOS 19 Screenshots

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