If you are a guy who loves Google phones and can’t afford to buy expensive smartphones then you can install Pixel Experience ROM in your device to get yourself a feel of Pixel device. This custom ROM will transform your device into a Google device with all the scintillating feature from icon to widgets.
You don’t want more than that if you are getting a pure look of Google device through this ROM. It is very identical to the original Google Rom so it manages to give you a vast number of customizations with all the necessary ingredients to customize your device.
Pixel Experience ROM based On Android 10 is now available for number of Supported Android devices. And in this post, I will be showing you a step by step guide on how you can Install Pixel Experience ROM based On Android 10 on any of your supported Android Smartphone.
What is Pixel Experience?
Pixel experience is an Android Custom ROM which brings Pixel goodies that includes live wallpapers, Google fonts, Pixel launcher, Gcam & more to Supported Android devices. It makes you feel like using a Google Pixel Smartphone.
By Default, when you Install Pixel Experience Rom you will get a Pixel launcher which is absolutely super-fast. From app Launching to multitasking, everything is snappier. I personally very much fancied about the app transitions which are quite refined. Now, when it comes to advanced features and customization, Pixel rom flunks a little bit. I mean, if you compare it with some feature rich Custom Roms like Resurrection Remix, Havoc OS etc, it feels sort of murky.
Features List – Install Pixel Experience Rom
- Switch to dark theme based on time of the day
- Pocket detection
- Double tap to sleep on statusbar and lockscreen
- Ability to force full screen and ignore notch, useful for games and Netflix
- Custom accents color
- Battery pulse when low toggle
- Lockscreen art toggle
- LiveDisplay and reading mode
- Torch on power menu
- Disable power menu on lockscreen
- Ability to take screenshots using hardware physical keys
Supported Devices – Install Pixel Experience Rom
How to Install Pixel Experience Rom
Now, if you have a supported device and you are curious enough to try out this Pixel Experience Rom. Then here is an In-detailed step by step guide to Install Pixel Experiance Rom on any supported device. Also, this procedure is universal and can be used on any supported device.
- Unlocked Boot loader
- TWRP custom recovery has installed
- Backup Your ROM. Everything will be erased.
- Pixel Experience ROM Android 10
- TWRP Recovery
- Disable Force Encryption (TREBLE)
- Pixel 4 Live Wallpapers
Note: This guide shows a demo with Poco F1. The procedure may be common, but if in case any errors are occurred to specific device check out XDA for detailed instructions.
Guide – Install Pixel Experience Rom
- First Remove All Lock Screen Password, Pins, Fingerprints, Sign out from Google Accounts / Samsung / MI Accounts.
- Boot into TWRP -> Wipe -> advanced wipe -> System, Data, Dalvik / Art, Cache
- Install ZIP -> PixelROM.zip & Flash It. (Don’t Flash Apps it included by Default)
- Reboot Enjoy.
If you Face any boot loop try to boot back to recovery then wipe the internal storage (WIPE – FORMAT DATA – type “YES” to remove encryption. This will remove all data on your phone. So, backup all photos & videos to computer before doing this thing.
What is Pixel Experience Plus Edition?
Now, there is a new version of this ROM known as Pixel Experience Plus edition is a brand-new update from the developers and as of now it is only available for limited number of devices. It is basically an advanced version to Pixel Experience Rom. Just like C & C++. The main goal of Plus edition is to bring some extra features over the normal edition.
As we all know pixel experience is a minimal custom ROM that offers bare minimum features. Compared to Other ROMS, Pixel Rom won’t let you customize more according to your fancy. This is where Plus Edition comes into the picture. Pixel Experience Plus Edition brings a few extra features over normal edition & provides minor tools help in customizing the system UI to some extent. So, without wasting much time lets discuss some of the new features of the Rom.
Pixel Experience Plus edition is a brand-new update for many android devices. It’s an advanced version to Pixel Experience Rom. Just like C & C++. The main goal of Plus edition is to bring some extra features over the normal edition.
We all know pixel experience is a minimal custom ROM that offers bare minimum features. Compared to Other ROMS, Pixel Rom won’t let you customize more according to your fancy. This is where Plus Edition comes to the picture. Plus, Edition brings a few extra features over normal edition & provides minor tools help in customizing the system UI to some extent
Features – Pixel Experience Plus Rom
- Screen Recorder
- Custom Screenshots
- Hide Notch
- Default Camera
- Resigned System Update Page
1. Screen Recorder
With the Plus Edition based On Android 10, you can now use a hidden screen recorder inside your system. Now in order to use it, within the power menu, long pressing on the Screenshot button invokes the built-in screen recorder.
As of now, you can only record the sound from the microphone and unfortunately there is no option to capture the system Audio which is sort of a bummer. Hopefully, the future builds of Android 10 may bring more enhancements to the built-in screen recorder framework.
2. Custom Screenshots
The plus edition lets you take a custom Screenshot. From the Power Menu, you can simply long-press on the screenshot button. This will let you select any part of the screen. Once it’s done, you can confirm it to save the custom screenshot.
Caffeine is a brand-new toggle you get to see in Plus edition inside the quick toggle section. This allows the user to temporarily disable the screen lock or sleep mode. You can consider it as a shortcut to increase the screen time out limit.
4. Hide Notch
Finally, inside Display settings. Now you can hide the notch space on devices like Poco F1, OnePlus 6, which is a long-awaited feature by the pixel experience fans.
5. Default Camera
The plus edition also includes a brand-new default camera. With this edition we get a super stable GCAM 6 which works fine without any issues. Some devices Like Redmi K20 Pro, also comes with Built-in MIUI 11 camera which is amazing.
6. Hide Navigation Bar Pill
Inside System Setting, you can enable the full-screen gestures that hide both the navigation bar and the Pill for a seamless full-screen gesture experience.
7. Resigned System Update Page
The Plus Edition brings a resigned system update page where you can find more information about the change log of the current build and OTA updates.
Lastly, when it comes to performance, older devices like Poco F1 support has improved. This time developer has tweaked a lot to deliver a much better performance. There is a zero percent lag or stutters I have encountered in terms of app animations & transitions.
Also, the Plus Edition brings major enhancements to the in-display fingerprint sensor. This way you can unlock the phone much faster. Also, devices like Redmi K20 Pro comes with the default brand new improved kernel, that delivers the butter smooth Android experience.
General FAQ – Install Pixel Experience Rom
Is pixel experience ROM rooted?
No, Pixel Experience Rom is not rooted by default.
Is pixel experience rom safe?
Yes, the Pixel Experience Rom is 100 per cent safe and secure unless you are not rooted. If we keep this discussion specific to the Pixel Experience ROM, then it is a pure vanilla Android ROM developed for Nexus and Pixel devices, and ported by developers and maintainers to specific Android devices
Will I get OTA Update on Pixel Experience Rom?
Yes, Pixel Rom supports OTA updates and its quite easy to install just like any other custom skinned Android.
Is pixel experience open source?
Yes, Pixel Roms are based on Android’s Open Source. So, if you have enough knowledge then you can make a Pixel Experience Rom for your own device.
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