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[ROM][OP3/OP3T][8.1.0_r52] Candy8.1 Stable [OFFICIAL][SUBS]

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By NoSpamDan, Recognized Developer on 31st January 2018, 06:21 PM
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This is Candy8. Built straight from source with commits from a variety of different Sources/ROMS. We wanted to give the users a fun, fully customizable ROM. We aim to add more features as this project progresses.

@gimmeitorilltell @NoSpamDan @kdp162 @chadouming @nick_gunale @axxx007xxxz @yaznas

Come visit us on Telegram: @CandyRoms


Disclaimer: CandyRoms is not responsible for any bricks you may obtain. Please follow the thread rules and steps and everything will be gravy. Remember, backing up before flashing is always recommended.


    • Volume buttons up/down for Do Not Disturb
    • Swap volume buttons on rotation
    • Volume keys control media volume (or the default ringtone/notification volume)
    • Long press volume playback control
    • Custom volume steps
    • Screen off power button torch (double press and long press)
    • Power menu locked/unlocked customizations
    • Notification light customizations
    • Battery charging light customizations
    • App Ops
    • Smart notification sounds
    • Wake on plug
    • Vibrate on plug
    • Show app icons in toasts
    • Ambient Music Ticker (artist/track info)
    • Show media cover art
    • Music visualizer
    • Double tap to sleep on lock screen
    • Face auto unlock
    • FP unlock without PIN/password
    • Disable QS when locked
    • Hide lock screen icon
    • Hide or show custom bottom shortcuts
    • Clock widget
    • Clock styles
    • Date widget
    • Date styles
    • Alarm text
    • Clock options:
      • Alignment
      • Display seconds
      • AM/PM & Date display and format
    • Battery settings:
      • Battery icon style
      • Show percentage in Status bar
    • Network Traffic indicator
    • Quick settings:
      • Brightness slider icon (for Auto/Manual)
      • Bottom brightness slider
      • Custom number of rows/columns with Quick add (one click)
      • Show tiles title
      • Quick pulldown (right)
      • Quick Scroll small QS tiles
      • QS footer warnings
      • QS transparency settings
      • QS animations, duration, interpolation
      • Custom Statusbar header images
    • Control status bar items
    • Custom Candy logo
    • Custom carrier label
    • Double tap to sleep on status bar
    • Brightness control slider built into Status bar
    • Less annoying heads-up mode
    • Statusbar notification ticker
    • Navbar options:
      • Stock navbar
      • Smartbar
      • Fling
      • Pulse
    • Hardware keys:
      • Hardware Key Rebinding
      • Hardware lights controls
      • Accidental Touch mode
    • Numerous recents options
      • AOSP Recents:
        • Immersive Recents
        • Clear all button options
        • Memory bar
        • Custom icon pack supoort
      • Slim Recents:
        • App limit
        • Left or Right option
        • Custom Recents panel and card background colors
        • Rounded corners option
        • Custom icon pack support
        • Recent apps blacklist
    • Gesture Anywhere
    • Alarm Blocker
    • Wakelock blocker
    • Chooser Activity Blacklisting
    • Custom screen shot editor app settings
    • Launch music app on headset connection
    • Launch music app on headset customization
    • Android P Animation style
    • Expanded Desktop
    • Rootless Substratum support
    • Night light
    • Network name display option
    • Prevent accidental wake up via proximity sensor
    • Ambient display controls
    • Double tap to wake (supported devices only)
    • Device theme (Substratum if installed, Pixel, Stock)
    • Finer DPI and Resolution selections
    • Pixel sounds
    • Quick PIN unlock
    • Root management options (if rooted)
    • OnePlus Doze (supported devices only)
    • Screen off gestures (supported devices only)
    • Notification slider options (supported devices only)
    • SystemUI Tuner
    • Battery stats reset option
    • Fruity Pebbles system theming (wallpaper/light/dark)
    • Fruity Pebbles system accent color selector
    • Built-in screen recorder with 3 resolution settings and recording indicator

More to come, we are never done...

Flashing Steps:

NOTE: You should also make sure you are on one of the most recent firmware versions shipping with your device. I'll try to provide specific information as needed, and occasional flashable firmware files too.

Coming from another rom
NOTE: If you are coming from OOS, you need to FORMAT your /data partition. This is where TWRP asks you to type "yes" to proceed, and is where you will delete all your personal files on your phone. So, BACK THEM UP!
(As an alternate method, you can put the device in fastboot, and use "fastboot format userdata")

1) Download (See Post #2)
2) Download Oreo Gapps (optional - See Post #2))
3) Boot into recovery (TWRP)
4) Full wipe (Dalvik Cache, Cache, System, Factory Data Reset)
5) Flash
6) Flash Gapps
7) Reboot

Updating from previous Candy8 release
1) Download (See Post #2)
2) Boot into recovery
3) Flash
4) Wipe Dalvik
5) Wipe Cache'
6) Reboot

If you have issues, you need to provide both of the following:
  1. Logs from you (logcat, last_kmsg, dmesg) linked to on or, showing the failure.
  2. A clear description of the steps that I need to take to exactly reproduce the problem.
Please DO NOT complain about problems and offer nothing to help fix it. I reserve the right to ignore you for not following insructions...


* See Post #2 for Downloads

* See Post #3 for FAQ/Known issues

-Please give first boot a good few minutes.
-New additions and fixes being added constantly...

Special thanks to GZOSP, GZR-Roms, LineageOS, SlimRoms, Omni, TeslaROM, and all the rest who make their source open. We can't do all of this on our own.

Looking to become a Device Maintainer for Candy? Read more about the requirements HERE.

XDA:DevDB Information
[ROM][OP3/OP3T][8.1.0_r52] Candy8.1 Stable [OFFICIAL][SUBS], ROM for the OnePlus 3

Source Code:

ROM OS Version: 8.x Oreo
ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x
ROM Firmware Required: OP3: OB39, OP3T: OB30 as of 24Jul2018 releases
Based On: AOSP + CAF

Version Information
Status: Stable

Created 2018-01-31
Last Updated 2019-02-06
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31st January 2018, 06:21 PM |#2  
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See Post #3 for a list of what is working or not if you have concerns. Thanks!

AndroidFileHost Downloads Folder

NOTE: You need to use GApps that are compatible with your Android version (8.0, 8.1,etc.).
Tested with GZR GApps
Open GApps (Pico recommended due to included packages)

TWRP v3.2.1.0 or newer

NOTE: These are provided as a convenience. MAKE SURE YOU KNOW WHAT FIRMWARE TO FLASH, because the OP3 and OP3T use DIFFERENT ONES!
OP3T ONLY: OP3T Firmware by @kamilmirza
OP3 ONLY: OP3 firmware by @MarcoLK - OB39 (and up?)
(Discontinued: OP3 firmware by @jamal2367 - Up to OB38 )

Previous builds:
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  1. You may find that you have apps FCing after a dirty flash or nandroid restore. Such apps may include Email apps, and other apps that use WebView. AOSP includes their WebView, but it is pretty outdated. If you experience these FCs, and clearing data or even REINSTALLING an app does not fix it, take a look at the version of webview selected in Settings > System > Developer options > WebView implementation, and choose the newest one, in this case, Chrome stable:
    Attachment 4405650Attachment 4405651
  2. Depending on the version of GApps you have installed, you may remove/replace included apps (like Dialer, Calendar) without knowing it. For this reason it's suggested to use the smallest GApps package possible that gives you Play Services functionality.
  3. Screen recording tile:
    There are 3 different resolutions for the screen record tile, indicated by the 3 "dots" that will appear on the icon. 480P. 720P and 1080P, are 1, 2, and 3 dots, respectively. Tap to change them, then long press to record when ready. Tap the flashing red dot in the lower right of the screen to end recording, or long-press it to move the dot to the other side of the screen.

What's not working:
You tell me. It's been through some repeated testing.
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31st January 2018, 06:29 PM |#4  
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First reply. Yes!

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31st January 2018, 07:32 PM |#5  
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Nice, I'll give a test later
31st January 2018, 07:38 PM |#6  
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Screenies? :3
31st January 2018, 08:48 PM |#7  
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Originally Posted by thes3usa

Screenies? :3

Yes, it takes them...

Volume Down & Power does normal screen shots.
Volume Up & Power takes a partial screen shot.
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Battery life?
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Originally Posted by extra2

Battery life?

Please don't simply ask battery life.
It just became 2 hrs after the ROM was available and u want the battery life.
You can test yourself and report back.
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31st January 2018, 09:21 PM |#10  
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Originally Posted by extra2

Battery life?

Flash it and find out
31st January 2018, 11:30 PM |#11  
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Originally Posted by Nizam Fa

Please don't simply ask battery life.
It just became 2 hrs after the ROM was available and u want the battery life.
You can test yourself and report back.

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