PIXEL EXPERIENCE Posts on XDA

Developers port Android 10 to the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Redmi 6 Pro, OnePlus 5/5T, LG V30, and Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e

Android 10 updates are now underway for several devices, either officially or unofficially. The latest version of Android was officially released early this month, and if you have a recent Pixel, OnePlus or Xiaomi device, then you may already be running the latest and greatest from Google. If you haven't yet, then an update may...

Android 10 custom ROMs are now available for the Xiaomi Mi Note 3, Redmi 3s, OnePlus 2, Google Nexus 6P, Sony Xperia X, and LG V40

If you have been salivating at the news of newer devices like the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro receiving stable Android 10 builds, you could try pushing your OEM to be quicker about pushing out an update to your phone. Alternatively, you could follow along our Custom ROM coverage wherein we highlight some of...

Android 10 custom ROMs are here for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, Mi A1, and Google Nexus 5X

The Android 10 party is underway here at XDA-Developers, and everyone is invited. If you own a current-generation device like the Google Pixel, the Essential Phone, the Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro, the OnePlus 7 and OnePlus 7 Pro, you can already try out builds that have been officially released by the OEM. If you use...

Custom ROM development for the ASUS ZenFone 5Z kicks off with unofficial LineageOS 16, Resurrection Remix, Pixel Experience, and more

The Asus ZenFone 5Z was launched at MWC 2018 as Asus's flagship product for 2018. Featuring the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, the ZenFone 5Z went on to compete against the likes of the OnePlus 6 as a value flagship. For a starting price of ₹29,999 (~$435) in India, the ZenFone 6 provided an excellent alternative...

The Pixel Experience custom ROM will be getting more features in the latest updates

The original goal of Pixel Experience was to offer a custom ROM that was stable while also including the features that are available on Pixel devices. The scope of the ROM has grown in a number of ways over the years with a recent change being the addition of CAF versions of the ROM as...

Unofficial TWRP, LineageOS 16, Pixel Experience, and more are available for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro was launched in India in February 2019, bringing over a Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC and the 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor in a package which had Xiaomi's signature aggressive pricing strategy. Idrees praised the Note 7 Pro in his device review, which concurred along my own initial impressions of the...

Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite gets Pixel Experience and Paranoid Android ports based on Android 9 Pie

The Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite was launched in July 2018 along with the regular Xiaomi Mi A2, bringing in the goodness of Android One to a Xiaomi device once again. The Mi A2 Lite is a fairly standard phone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 SoC, 3/4GB RAM and a beefy 4,000mAh battery. Perhaps the only standout...

Pixel Experience for the Xiaomi POCO F1 and Redmi Note 5 Pro gets rebased on CAF

The Pixel Experience custom ROM is rather new compared to other ROMs within the developer community, but it has grown in popularity quite rapidly thanks to the desire of users to mimic the software experience of the Google Pixel. Since its inception, the custom ROM starts with an AOSP base but the developers have now...

Pixel Experience based on Android Pie gets ported to the Exynos Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Project Treble has been hit or miss for the users running GSIs in the development community. It has helped custom ROM developers get their actual custom ROM to devices faster, but it's not always the best experience for those who have chosen to just use them on their device. A great example of this is the...

Exynos Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ can now taste the AOSP-based Pixel Experience and unofficial LineageOS 16

Samsung is sweating it hard to improve its custom UI to be more user-friendly and less cluttered. The new One UI is part of that endeavor and the stable version of the software is already available for users of the Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy S9/S9+, and Galaxy Note 8 while Galaxy S8/S8+ users can try it...

Pixel Experience adds a Now Playing-like feature to the OnePlus 6

Google has many good features built into their stock ROMs that are hard to port to other devices. This includes features like Now Playing and Call Screening. Well, at the moment full ports of both those features are not possible. Features similar, on the other hand, are possible. The Pixel Experience team added a new...