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Raspberry Pi 4 gets a taste of Android 11 via OmniROM

With the initial rush of developers trying to boot Android 11 on anything that’ll run it, the next big hitter to receive an unofficial port of the latest OS is the Raspberry Pi 4. Android 11 for the popular credit card-sized computer comes in the form of OmniROM, courtesy of XDA Senior Member maxwen. The...

OmniROM is now available for the ASUS ROG Phone II

The ASUS ROG Phone II was one of the most powerful smartphones of 2019, offering the beefiest of hardware and unique gaming-oriented design that stood out from the competition. Apart from the gaming appeal, the phone has also generated great interest among the custom ROM community, with ASUS playing an instrumental role in propagating the...

Moto G8, Moto G Stylus, and several other Snapdragon 665 Motorola phones receive a unified OmniROM build

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 chipset is slightly over a year old at this point, but OEMs like Motorola still prefer to use this octa-core SoC while designing its latest mid-range offerings. The Lenovo-owned brand has released a handful of Snapdragon 665-powered smartphones so far, including the Moto G8, the Moto G Stylus, and the Moto...

Unofficial builds of TWRP and OmniROM are now available for the Motorola Moto G8 Power

Back in February, Motorola refreshed its Moto G lineup by launching a pair of Qualcomm Snapdragon 665-powered smartphones. The Lenovo-owned brand dropped the numeric identifier from the names of these two phones in some regions, e.g. the "Moto G8 Power" launched as the "Moto G Power" in the U.S. To make things further complicated, Motorola...

Round-up: Here are the top OnePlus 6T Custom ROMs and Kernels

OnePlus is a company that has always treated the custom ROM community well. Providing development devices, early kernel source code releases, and more makes OnePlus devices some of the most popular for custom development, and our OnePlus 6T forums are a testament to that. With the launch of the OnePlus 7 on the horizon, current...

We Sent Out Free OnePlus 6 Units to our Development Community. Here is what they’re working on.

In June, we teamed up with OnePlus to offer a developer program to help encourage development within the XDA community. A handful of the top developers from the forums were chosen to receive a free OnePlus 6 for their projects. Now that most of them have had the phone for a bit, we wanted to...

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 receives Android 8.1 Oreo unofficially via OmniROM

Custom ROMs and generally modifying your device are what we're known for here at XDA. We've seen everything from a custom ROM being made available for a device without kernel source availability to devices receiving Project Treble compatibility such as on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. There are some extremely talented developers on our forums, all of...

OmniROM on the OnePlus 5T

OmniROM is available for the OnePlus 5T, making it one of the first Android 8.1 ROMs for the device. In this video Miles loads it on his OnePlus 5T to see how everything runs. Get the ROM for yourself from the OnePlus 5T XDA forums.

Starting Today, Official OmniROM Builds Include Patches for KRACK

This week started off rough for Android security as it was revealed that 41% of all Android devices were severely susceptible to a WPA2 vulnerability now known as KRACK. Standing for key reinstallation attack, KRACK is possible thanks to the weaknesses in the Wi-Fi standard itself and not the devices, meaning more than 41% of Android devices could be attacked...

Interview with OmniROM Developers Max Weninger and Jake Whatley – Origins, Custom ROM Development, Tips and More!

Recently I had the pleasure of talking with two OmniROM developers -- Max Weninger (maxwen) and Jake Whatley (Gandalf). OmniROM has been part of the Android development scene for four years now and it offers a distinct and polished Android experience, with a history of introducing excellent features with tons of customization options. Innovation, transparency, community, and freedom are...

OmniROM Status Update – Moto G4/G4 Plus and Redmi Note 3 Added, Improved Camera for Xperia X/X Compact

It's been a while since we last talked about OmniROM. The Omni team has been very busy with a number of administrative tasks but found a brief moment to post an update on that they've been working on lately. Omni, just like most Android custom ROM teams, uses Gerrit as its code review portal. The team did...

You Asked, We Answer – AOSP Build Times on AMD Processors

A few months ago I kicked off a series of articles aimed at examining what affects build times when building an Android ROM from open source options such as CyanogenMod or OMNIRom. You showed us you were very interested and then did something else -- started to ask questions. Does Intel or AMD make a difference?...