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[ROM][OFFICIAL] AquariOS 8.1.0 || Live Support || VoLTE/WFC* || Theming - MAY 1st

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By calebcabob, Senior Member on 25th April 2018, 03:07 AM
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Latest Oreo builds are now live!!!

No Telegram? Don't worry, all stable builds will also come this way!

*WiFi Calling is currently NOT working for Verizon users!
It is constantly being worked on, so please don't ask when it'll be fixed. Once it's fixed, you'll have it!

We are NOT responsible for anything that may happen to your device as a result of flashing ROMs, kernels, or installing any other mod. You are responsible for your own actions and bad decisions - so stop blaming others!

This is a user friendly thread. Please be respectful and courteous to other users. While feature requests will be considered, AquariOS tries to maintain a ROM that is smooth and stable, so adding every feature under the sun is not the plan here.


1. Don't report bugs if you haven't followed directions - most likely it's user error at that point as far as I'm concerned.

2. Always run a backup before doing anything.

3. Provide a log when reporting a bug (see more info below).

4. Be respectful.

AquariOS Team:




Featured attractions
  • Snoke Kernel in-lined by @DespairFactor !
  • Built-in theme engine (accent control, dark background & QS panel transparency control)
  • Smart Bar, Pulse, and Fling
  • Smart Pixels
  • Custom status bar battery options
  • Custom status bar clock and date
  • Multiple weather options (OmniJaws engine)
  • QS Google Sound Search tile
  • Custom Headers (built-in or custom)
  • Battery Bar (status bar & navbar)
  • Battery & Per-app Notification LED controls
  • Optional "Clear all" recents button
  • Volume rocker options
  • Lock screen visualizer
  • Advanced powermenu (Stock look & feel)
  • App Ops
Expand to see full list of features:

Navbar & Status bar
  • Smart Bar, Pulse, and Fling
  • One-handed mode
  • Ripple/Spring/Flip/Pixel animations
  • Optional seek arrows for media playback
  • All visualizer customizations
  • Custom status bar battery options (circle, dotted circle, large circle, square, hide)
  • Custom status bar clock and date
  • Battery Bar (status bar & navbar)
  • Network traffic indicator
Notification Drawer
  • QS Weather tile (OmniJaws engine)
  • Custom Headers (contextual or custom)
  • Advanced quick settings easy toggle (3-mode location toggle)
  • Brightness slider on/off toggle (on bottom)
  • Haptic feedback on quick setting on/off toggle
  • Ability to change number of quick settings columns/rows
  • Option to hide QS tile titles
  • Heads-up (less boring & blacklisting)
Lock screen
  • Lock screen bottom shortcut options
  • Lock screen charging info
  • Media art on lock screen (enable/disable)
  • Lock screen weather (OmniJaws engine)
  • Lock screen visualizer
  • Power Menu customizations (shortcuts, actions)
  • Volume key wake
  • Volume key music control
  • Volume key orientation swap
  • Volume key keyboard cursor control
  • Volume down to enter do not disturb
  • Volume up to exit do not disturb
  • Do not disturb volume panel switch
  • Long-press power button for torch
System and Misc
  • Substratum compatibility
  • Battery and Notification LED controls
  • Music app launcher with headset options
  • Optional "Clear all" recents button (including placement)
  • Increasing ringtone option
  • Ability to unlink notification volume from ringer volume
  • Option to force show Enter key
  • Download speed in notification
  • Status bar brightness control
  • Double-tap to sleep on lock screen, navbar, & status bar
  • Advanced Reboot menu
  • Advanced screenshot functionality (partial/fullscreen & editor app selector)
  • Advanced screen recording tile
  • Advanced charging sound controls
  • App package name to app info screen
  • Ability to launch app when touching app icon in app info screen
  • Dynamic vendor image notification
  • Long press power for torch
  • Option to disable fingerprint success vibration
  • Hidden dashboard hints & summaries
  • Developer settings enabled by default
  • Custom night light brightness options
  • Disabled forced encryption
  • Disabled tether provision checks
  • Expanded desktop options
  • Vibrate on plug (enable/disable)
  • Wake on plug (enable/disable)
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements

Initial OFFICIAL release!

IMPORTANT: You should NEVER wipe System partition between flashes, or you'll cry uncontrollably for hours!
If coming from stock, please see this guide Otherwise, do the following:
  • Boot into TWRP
  • Wipe Dalvik Cache & Data partitions only
  • Flash AquariOS
  • Flash TWRP walleye installer zip
  • Reboot to first boot
  • Reboot back to TWRP
  • Flash TWRP walleye installer zip
  • Flash Magisk 16.x (if you want root)
  • Reboot - profit!


ROM: Latest AquariOS build

Vendor: Latest vendor image

Q & A
Read this before telling everyone something is broken!

1. Android Pay isn't working!! What do I do?
Go into Magisk settings and toggle on the "Hide Magisk" option. Then try again. Also, I've found once in a great while, even with this enabled, it will say it failed - if this happens, just try'll work.

2. It's bootlooping after flashing ROM with Magisk - now what?
Don't flash Magisk until you have already booted into the new AquariOS build at least once. If that wasn't your issue, sometimes Substratum overlays can cause bootloops. If you have anything applied, flash the SubstratumRescue zip from your substratum directory

3. Why is the built-in System Theme section greyed-out (background, accent, & fonts)?
When the Substratum app is installed, this section will become inaccessible in order to prevent conflicts. You CANNOT use them both at once!

Reporting a bug?
See how to do so here:

1. Flash the SubstratumRescue zip and see if your issue is still there.
2. If you have flashed a custom kernel or ANY OTHER MODs, delete 'data/system/packages_cache' then wipe dalvik/cache, and flash AquariOS again WITHOUT any additional modifications/custom kernel.
3. Check to see if your issue persists.

*Do NOT even bother reporting an issue if you have dirty-flashed AquariOS over some other ROM! We WILL be able to tell!

Logs are crucial to resolving almost any kind of issue. You need to provide a log in order for the issue to be addressed. Please also include info on how to reproduce the reported bug if possible (maybe even take a screen recording for us ).

If you need a log extracting app, try out CatLog!
Either save your log locally and share it, or paste your log into an online code sharing tool like - then share the URL after hitting the SAVE icon.

Credits & Thanks:
Dirty Unicorns
The LineageOS Community
Team Substratum
The AquariOS testers!!!
And all other open source Devs/Teams who share their work!

Source Code:

XDA:DevDB Information
AquariOS, ROM for the Google Pixel 2

ROM OS Version: 8.x Oreo
ROM Kernel: Linux 4.x
ROM Firmware Required: Latest vendor image
Based On: AOSP

Version Information
Status: Stable
Stable Release Date: 2018-04-24

Created 2018-04-25
Last Updated 2018-05-01
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25th April 2018, 03:41 AM |#4  
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Is this based on Aosp or Los?
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Originally Posted by ahoslc

Is this based on Aosp or Los?

Originally Posted by JCBiznatch

Please tell me this is staying! For the love of Jesus! Lol

This AOSP based ROM is here to stay - I'm the lead Dev, and I now have full control over walleye on here
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Yesssssssss! Thanks Caleb! Donation incoming
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25th April 2018, 04:16 AM |#8  
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This is excellent, I loved AquariOS on my HTC 10. It was rock solid!
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25th April 2018, 05:20 AM |#9  
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Can I use diag mode to enable VOLTE
25th April 2018, 06:21 AM |#10  
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Thank you! I flashed the first April build and enjoyed it very much. Will update now.
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Would like to chip in that the test builds have been wonderful so far, so expect great things from the official one and there is certainly more to come from the team!
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