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[ROM][UBR] FirstEver Android 8.1 for Nexus 5 [10/01/2018]

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By FirstEver, Senior Member on 14th November 2017, 08:39 PM
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FirstEver Android 8.1 for Nexus 5

FirstEver Android 8.1 for Nexus 5 (10-01-2018)
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This is my new project dedicated to all Nexus 5 users!

It is based on unofficial Unlegacy Android Project 8.1 Beta.
I’m not a great programmer, but I know how to achieve my goals.
The goal is to reproduce the Google Pixel 2 system.
This ROM contains some useful tools that can be easily uninstalled.

Before we start:

Please ignore all posts from #1 to #93 because they concern an earlier unfinished Android 8.0 Project.
From now on, the first post is #94. If the moderator can clear this thread, I would be very grateful.

What does UBR stand for?

The letters UBR stand for Update By Recovery.
This is a very non conventional way of flashing - a bit crazy/extreme like me
This backup does not contain the EFS partition which holds your personal IMEI number,
that's why you can use it on any Nexus 5 phone!

Why you should install this ROM?
+ Really easy flash by swiping only one button in TWRP!
+ Quick Installation (it usually takes 3 minutes)
+ It works instantly after reboot
+ If the phone is not damaged it will always work
+ It looks like Google Pixel 2 from the box (in 99%)
+ It has extra functions that can be uninstalled (Magisk etc)

It has a 4 times larger installation file than standard flashable ROM
Other applications from your Google account will need to be installed manually
What's under the hood?
* Free for Pixel devices - Google can block it in the future.
** Some live wallpapers from Pixel 2 won't work.

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The size of the project is 1.31GB - why it is so BIG?

This contains: ROM (298 MB) + OpenGApps Nano (141 MB) + Other Modules/Mods+ Other Google apps.
After installation you can remove all unwanted apps including Magisk (Unroot).
Please DO NOT uninstall Google Gboard App, unless you have other keyboard app installed !!!
In case you need only ROM (298 MB), please visit this thread Unlegacy Android Project 8.1 Beta.


Here's a list of pre-installed apps:

System apps
  • Open GApps Nano 20180109
Google apps
  • Android Messages 2.8.040
  • Android Pay 1.36.177845727
  • Chrome Browser 63.0.3239.111
  • Find My Device 2.1.005
  • Gboard 6.8.8.178714143
  • Gmail 7.12.17.180216423
  • Google Allo 25.0.023_RC04
  • Google App 7.18.46.21
  • Google Calculator 7.4.1-4452929
  • Google Calendar 5.8.9-179025103
  • Google Camera 5.1.0.11.170395186
  • Google Clock 5.2-4471843
  • Google Contacts 2.4.4.178663410
  • Google Docs 1.7.502.01
  • Google Drive 2.7.462.09.30
  • Google Duo 25.0.179835608.DR25.0_RC16
  • Google File Go 1.0.178175053
  • Google Fit 1.76.03-130
  • Google Keep 4.0.501.04.30
  • Google Maps 9.69.1
  • Google Phone 15.0.179075669
  • Google Photos 3.11.0.178912478
  • Google Play Games 5.4.39
  • Google Play Music 8.6.6626-1.Z
  • Google Play Store 8.6.22
  • Google Wallpapers 1.3.169416333
  • Pixel Launcher 8.1.0-4429924
  • Pixel Wallpapers 2017 8.1.0-27
  • YouTube 12.49.55
Other apps
  • AdAway Build 3.2-60
  • BusyBox 1.27.2
  • Files App 8.1.0
  • Magisk Manager 5.5.3
  • Pixel+Theme 8.0
  • QR Barcode Scanner 1.1.0/L
  • Rounded Corner v1.18
  • Stock+Theme 8/0
  • Trimmer (fstrim) 1.34
  • WakeBlock 0.2.0
  • WallpapersUsTwo 7.0+

Pixel 2 Experience

What works:
  • Almost everything.
What doesn't work:
  • If you encrypt phone, you may not be able to unlock it!
  • Trusted face (inside Smart Lock)
  • Fast (Quick) Charging
Things to improve:
  • Add Pixel Navbar
  • WakeBlock (wait for the new version)
Requirements:
LOL

THANK YOU FOR USING THIS ROM!

Now I have to finish this project: DO NOT CLICK HERE!
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14th November 2017, 08:54 PM |#2  
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What about pixel navbar?
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Originally Posted by [sito_web]

What about pixel navbar?

I also wanted to ask if someone know how to activate Pixel Navbar on Lineage 15.0 - Google found nothing
Pixel Navbar for Lineage 14.1 won't flash.

[OT 1] Google Phone/Messages apps will use Adaptive Icons (it will be similar to Google Maps on my picture).
[OT 2] Is there any new Google Camera / Camera NX app for Nexus 5 ARM (not ARM64)?
[OT 3] SafetyNet Check test passes randomly - do you have the same problem? (Magisk 14.3)
[OT 4] I will try to upload 400GB (my personal images/videos) to Google Drive from my Nexus 5 - LOL
15th November 2017, 03:17 AM |#6  
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I'm ready to flash this!
15th November 2017, 12:20 PM |#7  
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Today I got permission from tathanhlam66 to use his Lineage 15 ROM - Thanks!
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15th November 2017, 01:48 PM |#8  
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I gonna try this rom, when it's ready.
15th November 2017, 02:16 PM |#9  
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Looks great!
Waiting for the zip eagerly.
15th November 2017, 02:29 PM |#10  
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Ohhhh! Yeah! Zip please! Gapps are pre-installed?
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Ohhhh! Yeah! Zip please! Gapps are pre-installed?

Yes all apps from the list are included, but you can download pure Lineage 15 ROM here.
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