Senior Member
Jul 14, 2016

#include <std_disclaimer.h>
 * Your warranty is... still valid?
 * I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards,
 * thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please
 * do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM
 * before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications, and if
 * you point the finger at me for messing up your device, I will laugh at you.

Pixys is a butter smooth Android aftermarket firmware. We handpicked the best features around and are adding our own juice into it.
Get ready to taste the unique features it brings with itself.
We aim to deliver an experience with original ideas and features along with the useful things the community is accustomed to.


Support Us if you like our work

[SIZE=+1]Got an issue or suggestion? Reach us at[/SIZE]
PixysOS Tissot Telegram Group
Official PixysOS Telegram Chat

Networks And Internet
- Roaming Indicator
- 4G Icon
- VoLTE icon
- Show Data Disabled Icon
Apps and Notifications
- Heads Up

Battery icon customization
- Portrait, Circle, Dotted circle, Text & hidden battery icon styles
- Hidden, Next to the icon & inside the icon battery % styles
- New charging animation Added to Battery Manager from Pixel Devices

Display settings customization
- Font size customization according to percentage
- Toast App Icon (Toggable)
- Lockscreen Charging Info (Toggable)
- DTS(Status Bar) (Toggable)
- 21 Accents Added
- Dark Theme Added
- Black Theme Added
- Accidental Touch
- Recent UI (oreo/pie)
- Dashboard Conditions
- Dashboard Sugesstions

Sound settings customization
- Short Cut to prevet Ring added(Pressing power + volume up)
- Screnshot Sound (Toggable)
- Charging Vibration (Toggable)

Security settings customization
- Auto Face Unlock (Toggable)
- fingerprint Authentication Viberation (Toggable)
- DTS on Lockscreen (Toggable)
- Apps Ops
- Lockscreen Powermenue Visibility

Button settings customization
- Volume rocker playback control (Toggable)
- Volume rocker wake (Toggable)
- Volume key cursor control
- Clear All Button
- Navigation bar (Toggable)
- Navigation bar customization

- Pixel ringtones
- Powermenu customization
- Battery light customization
- Lockscreen shortcuts
- New Wallpaper Credits to @kvijaya
- OTA Updates support

Pixys: PixysOS
Pixys Device Sources: PixysOSDevices

Before using the ROM:
Q. Can I have an ETA for the next build?
A. Yes, just look in the OP to see if your device is built on a nightly or weekly schedule.

Q. Does this ROM support custom kernels?
A. No. You can still use them, but discussion should go in the thread of the respective kernel. We don't offer support for bugs you might encounter while using them!

Q. Why doesn't this ROM support Xposed?
A. Xposed is a hack that is geared towards AOSP, custom ROM's modify the framework a lot, so Xposed can cause a ton of issues on custom ROM's. Now it might work for you, however it is not to be discussed in this thread, and you should refrain from posting bug reports.

Q. Alright, but I still want to flash Xposed, so which version do I need to install?
A. You will need to use the version arm64/arm/whatever for SDK 27.

Flashing the ROM:
Q. What do I need to know before flashing?
A. Check the install instructions in the first post...

Q. Can the builds be dirty flashed over each other?
A. Yes, however make a nandroid backup first as there is a chance of getting a bootloop or encountering bugs. Also bugs may only be reported on a clean flash.

Q. How do I dirty flash builds?
A. Wipe the System, Cache and ART/Dalvik cache. Flash the ROM, GApps (only needed if you wipe the system), your preferred root solution and reboot. Or just use the OTA app to preform that task for you.

Q. How do I flash kernel builds?
A1. If it's a .img file, boot into TWRP and go to the install page in TWRP, in the bottom right corner select "install image", select the desired kernel, then select "boot", then swipe to flash, then go back to the install screen and install your root method again, if you don't want to loose root and reboot.
A2. If it's a flashable ZIP, you can flash it together with a ROM update or separately. Go to the install page in TWRP, choose the kernel zip (or add it to the flash queue right after the ROM zip). Then add your root method to the queue if you don't want to loose root. Now swipe to flash, and then reboot.

Using the ROM:

Q. I installed a bad theme and now I'm getting a bootloop, how do I fix it?
A. In TWRP, flash the substratum rescue zip that's in the substratum folder on the internal storage.

Q. Do I need to provide a logcat if I'm reporting a bug?
A. If you want it to be fixed faster (or at all) then yes, you should definitely provide a logcat. (Note: Please just link the logcat from your GDrive, Dropbox, etc. and do not post the content here. Thanks.

Q. How do I get a logcat, what type should I get and more questions that can conveniently be answered by my pre-determined answer?
A1. Read this thoroughly. Also, here's a good app for getting logs: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tortel.syslog (Root needed).

The ROM should contain everything you need to enjoy Android. You don't need to install any Add-on's, simply download the latest ROM, GApps, flash it and go!
If you want the device to run the ROM "rooted", you can flash a root solution of your choice after the ROM Zipfile.

It is STRONGLY recommended to fully wipe your device before flashing and please avoid restoring system apps and system data with Titanium Backup as this can cause stability issues that are very hard to debug.
If you believe you know what you're doing - then fine, go ahead, but please don't complain if you experience any strange behavior.

- Backup your personal data (Important)
- Download the ROM and GApps and transfer them to your device.
- Remove all kind of security locks on your device before flashing.
- Boot to recovery.
- Wipe the System, Cache, Data and ART/Dalvik cache.
- Flash the ROM
- Reboot to recovery
- Flash Gapps
- Flash the root solution of your choice (optional).
- Reboot your device.

Currently Supported Root Solutions:

Magisk stable
Magisk versions higher than 14.0 doesn't require flash on every dirty flash depending on the device, some devices need you to flash it every time, unless your maintainer says otherwise it should be fine

Unofficial OpenGApps

You tell me.;)

- Google for AOSP
- Dirty Unicorns
- Bootleggers
- Pixel experience
- AOSP extended
- LineageOS
- Nitrogen Os
- Bootleggers Rom
- AICP & POSP Team for thread template idea
- Also many pro devs who all help us to bring this rom to you..
- Please let us know if we forgot to mention your name in credits..​

XDA Information

@saksham_033@abhishek987 @abhinavagrd_1129 @flex1911
All the devs that I didn't mention. Pm me if you have any issue. You'll be added ;)

Kernel Sources thanks to @flex1911
Device Sources

ROM OS Version: 9 Pie
ROM Kernel: Linux x4.9.188
Based On: AOSP

Version Information
Status: Stable
Current Version: v2.4
Release Date: 21-09-2018


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Senior Member
Jul 14, 2016
*NOTE- Coming from another rom or 3.18 kernel, make a clean install
1. Added Long ScreenShot
2. Added Colored Google At Launcher
3. Added Thermal Controller
4. Upstreamed the kernel to 4.9.188
5. Latest LOS trees merged
6. Updated ZRAM configuration

1. August Security Patch Merged
2. Added Smart Charging
3. Added Alarm Blocker
4. Added Wakelock Blocker
5. Added Carbon Gesture
6. Added Window To Icon Animation to the Launcher
7. Added Hide Notch Support
8. Added Cutout force full screen
9. Fixed Front Cam Force Close on Playgroud
10. Disabled the Always on Display by Default
11. Improved the Network Meter with compact Statusbar Icon
12. Some Source Related Improvement for newer Devices.

1. Added battery bar customisations
2. Added a new charging animation when plugged in
3. Fixed force close of music apps like "Gaana"
*Device specific
4. Added spectrum support
5. Added anxiety I/O scheduler
6. Added fsync on/off support
7. Added backlight dimmer
8. Added vibration control
9. Added usb fast charge

July Patch Merged (Weeklies from Now)
1. Rootless substratum support(OMS)
2. Added Q Activity Animations
3. Added Animation on power menu (will notice while switching from main menu to advance)
4. Some Q clock related Fixes
5. Removed Unfinished stuff from the source.
6. Added Dual Channel into Bluetooth Audio Channel Mode developer options.
7. Upstreamed Kernel to 4.9.184
8. Reverted the problematic GPS Blobs
9. Updated Dirac vector icons
10. Merged latest Flex Changes
11. Many under the hood changes for better performance and stability

June security patch merged
1. Heads-up tile added to QS
2. Less boring heads-up toggle
3. Lockscreen and ambient visualizer options
4. Media notification seekbar
5. Enhanced battery estimate in QS
6. Improved status bar icons and padding
7. Improved 3-fingers screenshot (like miui)
8. Rounded corners and padding options
9. Chococooky and rosemary fonts added
10. Ambient music-ticker added and also make it Q like
11. Kernel upstreamed to 4.9.176
12. Added bfq scheduler
13. Flex's latest trees merged

May Security Patch Merged to source
1. Dark Theme Improved
2. Add Option to edit the icon Of app
3. Ability to change the Lable Of each App
4. Q style text clock
5 agressive battery
6 lockscreen art filter ( 3 styles ; blur , grayscale & both)
7 location tile cycles
8 cpu info tile
9 cellular icon from oos
10 deep sleep info to uptime
11. Add Uninstall Shortcut to launcher
12. Setting Intelliginece FC Fixed
13. Add Snap Cam
14. Change the updater Changelog to new Repo
15. Shift System Dashboard to below About Phone Section
16. Ambient music ticket (also make it q like)
17. Text clock improvements
18. Statusbar brightness control
19. Q style battery icon
20. Vector drawables in weather client
21. Animate expandable volume panel
22. Swipe fingerprint left/right to clear notifications(Device support needed)
23. Old-style network indicator

1. Latest Flex's trees merged
2. Kernel upstreamed to 4.9.172
3. Blu-schedutil added
4. KCAL and KLAPSE support added to kernel. To know more about KLAPSE and how to use it refer this article https://forum.xda-developers.com/and...odule-t3907031

1. March Security Patch Merged
2. Fixed Updater changelog Link
3. Fixed Updater Downloading issue on Enforced Build
4. Improved The Document app UI
5. Improved Animation during opening messaging App
6. Improved our launcher and removed useless stuff
7. Improved the Google Sound Picker permission
8. Improved theme related stuff
9. Improved Dialer UI
10. Removed Now Play Feature
11. Add Battery Temperature
12. Add Sound Tile
13. Add Animation On keyguard while Charging (credit to AOSCP team)
14. Add Toggle to unlock the phone by Fingerprint on every Reboot.
15. GCam 6.1 added
16. Add switch for linked ring and media notification volumes
17. Add Night Light brightness mode options
18. Add One Hand Gesture
19. Add One Plus Switches default one
20. Workaround for some banking apps wrongly telling that we are rooted (Tested in BHIM And TEZ (still need to disable phone services for TEZ)), Without any magisk or any module.
21. Kernel upstreamed to .161
22. Dirac Sound FX added
23. IMS registration and volte icon issues fixed. Thanks to @flex1911
24. Fixed FM radio
25. Increased the amount of in-call and media volume steps
26. More under the hood changes

1. February Security Patch Merged (android 9.0.0 r33)
Fixed OTA updater issues
Fixed USB options
New Launcher
Dark and Black Theme Launcher issue fixed
Few UI changes to About us and updater
More under the hood changes

Source rebased and updated
New qs tiles
Font Manager
Full Navbar gestures
Customisable status bar clock/time options
Themes improvement
More and better accents to select from
Theme/accents tile picker added
Bootanimation blackout fixed
Multi-Sim ringtone selector
New sound picker ui from pixel
Weather Client Improvement
Three Finger Screenshot
Lockscreen clock and font options
Enforcing selinux now.
Updated blobs and upstreamed kernel.
more stuff coming with jan security patch.
1. MTP and Tethering issues fixed.
2. Kernel upstreamed to .141
3. Full gesture mode added in "Swipe up on Home Button" gesture settings.
4. Doze is added back in Ambient display>Advanced Settings.
5. Seamless OTA now with Gapps and magisk survival.
6. Safety net is fixed now.
7. Under the hood changes.

Source Side Changelogs-
1. November Security Patch Merged
2. Selinux Status added
3. per-app cellular data and wifi restrictions
4. New OTA app(still WIP but atlest u get notified whenever new build release)
5. VoLTE icon Added
6. New Wallpaper added for Dark/Black Theme(need SystemUI Restart)
7. Add option to Display Data Disabled indicator Icons
8. Google Sans Fonts added by Default
9. New Bootanimation is now Ready(thanks To @geroED)
10. Now play added
11. Now Play History Added(Thanks to Pixel Experience Team)
12. Ambient Weather added(Thanks to Pixel Experience Team)
13. Google Wallpaper added
14. Music FX added
15. Sim enable/disable Toggle Added for supported Devices
Tissot Specific Changelogs-
1. Kernel 4.9 now
2. No HD icon
3. Network fluctuations completely fixed
4. Vibration pattern taken from Pixel2
5. No sim toggle on boot

v2.3 Changelogs- https://t.me/PixysOS/104
Tissot Specific Changelogs-
1. Google Sans as default font now
2. Network Fluctuations reduced
3. Screenrecord tile added
4. Haptic feedback vibration values now more like pixel devices
5. Gcam 6.x supported
6. Ambient gestures now moved to ambient display settings
7. Various under the hood changes for performance and stability

More options added to Advanced Reboot menu
Power menu option added to hw buttons mapping
Pick up gesture added to ambient display
Haptic feedback vibration intensity reduced
Whatsapp Camera bug fixed
Kernel upstreamed
Various under the hood changes for performance and stability

Upgraded to v2.2. See our channel or about phone section for ROM specific changelogs
Device Specific-
Device Gestures added to Settings
Recents are rounded now
Better battery stats
Notification LED fixed from last build
No more Void kernel now. You can install any kernel you want.
Button Mapping is being added
Miracast is working for some testers. It's not fully stable but you can give it a shot. If not working for you, report me on Telegram Pixys Tissot group.

Swipe Fingerprint for Notifications gesture included
Navigation Bar Toggle added
Default kernel is now Void Kernel (thanks to @flex1911
Minor Performance Bug Fixes

Now Official
Face Auto Unlock fixed
GCam inbuilt now
Source side changes. See changelog in about phone settings.

Initial Release
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Senior Member
Dec 28, 2014
Have flashed the ROM L
last night. Everything which I have tested works flawlessly. Have to test streaming music over BT, calls and GPS. But I am pretty sure that will work without problems. Overall very smooth and snappy, no lags.
Very good ROM. Thx for sharing.

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