Slion 1,184 Posted May 2 Share Posted May 2 (edited) This morning after about two and a half years I put back my primary SIMs in my Huawei P30 Pro. The main reason being I have hardly ever used the keyboard since I upgraded to Lineage OS back in late summer 2021. I used my own custom ROM with a few patches for the keyboard, lower brightness and darker Eye Comfort options. Together with Google Play and Magisk for better full screen gesture support. As someone who has to jungle with French, German and English languages the keyboard needs some extra customization for optimal use. I had a nice keyboard setup on the official Android 9 but never got around porting it to Lineage OS. I guess I just ran out of steam. Lineage OS is awesome though and I'm glad I got to try it out. The Pro¹ is worth it for Lineage OS support alone. Then again some banking apps I could never get to work on Lineage OS not matter how much Magisk I used. On my ROM, which is almost 2 years old, phone call quality is still the main issue. Certainly a driver or hardware problem so I don't think that got any better. Also dual SIM support had some bugs, must be mentioned somewhere in those forums. I had to disable some telephony protocol on one of the SIMs to get it to work properly. It would miss calls and SMS otherwise. The truth is: it mostly works. If you don't make many phone calls and are a skilled Magisk wizard. But, if you hardly ever use the keyboard, then you got to wonder if you really need to carry that extra weight and cope with the downsides. Fact is when I really need a keyboard it's often easier for me to do that on one of my workstations, at home or in the office. I also don't use laptops daily. With the availability of keyboard size ≃15“ Android tablets, I've also embarked on an amazing journey to develop new ways to Interface with desktop computers or other devices. 2023 is shaping up to be the year where people hinge on foldable smartphones so I'm expecting to get into that trend too. Still I'm sure I'll keep using my Pro¹ from time to time, if only for development purposes or to try out the latest Lineage OS. Edited May 2 by Slion 2 2 Quote Link to post Share on other sites
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