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CalyxOS News

πŸ“° Read about what we're working on, important announcements, and upcoming events.

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Fairphone 5 IMEI Hotfix

2024-04-10

  • CalyxOS 5.6.1
  • Fairphone 5 only
  • Now rolling out to all update channels

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April 2024 Security update

2024-04-03

  • CalyxOS 5.6.0
  • Pixel 4 and newer pixels, Fairphone and Motorola
  • Pixel 3, 3a work in progress

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Bugfix update

2024-04-01

  • Pixel 4 and newer, FP4, FP5, Moto
  • Pixel 3, 3a work in progress
  • Waiting for Google to release the April Security update

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March 2024 Quarterly Platform Release & Security update

2024-03-08

  • Pixel 5a and newer pixels
  • Also coming soon for Pixel 4a (5G), 5, Fairphone and Motorola
  • Pixel 3, 3a, 4, 4a work in progress

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Fairphone 5, March update progress

2024-03-05

  • Fairphone 5 is now officially supported
  • CalyxOS 5.4.2 - Android 14

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Android 14 for everyone

2024-03-01

  • Android 14 for all supported devices
  • Test release today, beta and stable next week if all goes well!

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Pixel 4, SHIFT6MQ - February 2024 Security update

2024-02-15

  • CalyxOS 4.18.0 for Pixel 4, 4 XL and SHIFT6MQ
  • Last Android 13 build, next will be Android 14

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February 2024 Security update

2024-02-08

  • CalyxOS 5.4.0
  • Pixel 4a and newer, Moto G32, G42, G52, FP4

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CalyxOS stand @ FOSDEM 2024, Brussels, Belgium

2024-01-30

  • This celebration of free and open-source software is this weekend, 3 & 4 February 2024
  • Like the site says: β€œFOSDEM is free to attend. There is no registration. Just turn up!”

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January 2024 Feature update - CalyxOS 5.3.2

2024-01-27

  • CalyxOS will have a stand at FOSDEM, Brussels, 3 & 4 February, 2024.
  • SeedVault Backup can now backup even more apps, even when they don’t allow backup.

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Android 14 for more devices

2024-01-16

Android 14 is now available for most of our supported devices

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January 2024 Security update

2024-01-06

CalyxOS 5.3.0 - Android 14 is now available

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December 2023 Quarterly Platform Release & Security update

2023-12-11

CalyxOS 5.2.0 - Android 14 is now available

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November Feature update

2023-11-30

CalyxOS 5.1.2 - Android 14 and CalyxOS 4.15.1 - Android 13 is now available

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Motorola Moto G32, G42, G52 support

2023-11-20

CalyxOS 4.15.0 - Android 13 is now available for Motorola Moto G32, G42 and G52.

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Pixel 8 & 8 Pro

2023-11-17

CalyxOS is now available for the Pixel 8 and 8 Pro

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November Security update

2023-11-09

CalyxOS 5.1.0 - Android 14 and CalyxOS 4.15.0 - Android 13; now available for all supported devices.

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Another Android 14 update

2023-11-04

CalyxOS 5.0.3 - Android 14 is now available for the Pixels 4a (5G) and newer.

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Android 14 update

2023-10-26

CalyxOS 5.0.2 - Android 14 is now available for the Pixels 5 and newer.

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Android 14 for Pixels 5 and newer

2023-10-20

CalyxOS 5.0.1 - Android 14 is now available for the Pixels 5 and newer.

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October update, Android 14 preparation

2023-10-18

CalyxOS 4.14.1 is now available for Pixels 5 and newer.

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Android 14 test build for Pixel 6a

2023-10-14

CalyxOS 5.0.0 - Android 14 is now available for testing for the Pixel 6a.

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October Security update, Android 14 WiP, Pixel 8

2023-10-04

CalyxOS 4.14.0 - October 2023 Security update (partial) is now available for all supported devices.

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September Feature Update

2023-09-29

CalyxOS 4.13.4 - September feature update is now available for all supported devices.

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Fairphone 5 will be supported

2023-09-28

CalyxOS will support the Fairphone 5

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September Security Update Two

2023-09-22

CalyxOS 4.13.3 - September Security Update Two is now available for all supported devices

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Another September Update

2023-09-14

CalyxOS 4.13.2 - September update is now available for all supported devices.

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September Security Update and longer device support

2023-09-08

CalyxOS 4.13.0 - September 2023 Security update (partial) is now available for all supported devices.

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CalyxOS & F-Droid

2023-09-04

CalyxOS has always shipped with 2 app stores - F-Droid, and Aurora Store.

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Feature update

2023-09-02

CalyxOS 4.12.2 - Feature update is now available for all supported devices.

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August 2023 Security update

2023-08-10

CalyxOS 4.12.0 - August 2023 is now available for all supported devices.

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July 2023 Feature update

2023-07-31

CalyxOS 4.11.3 - July 2023 Feature update is now available for Pixels 4+, FP4 and SHIFT6MQ

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Pixel Tablet & Fold

2023-07-25

CalyxOS is now available for the Pixel Tablet and Pixel Fold.

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July 2023 Security update

2023-07-07

CalyxOS 4.11.0 - July 2023 is now available for all supported devices.

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June 2023 Feature update

2023-06-28

CalyxOS 4.10.2 - June 2023 Feature update is now available for the Pixels, FP4 and SHIFT6MQ

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June 2023 Quarterly Platform Release and Security update

2023-06-15

CalyxOS 4.10.1 - June 2023 Quarterly Platform Release and Security update

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NOT June 2023 Security update

2023-06-08

CalyxOS 4.10.0 - NOT June 2023 Security update is now available for the Pixels, Fairphone 4, and SHIFT6mq

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Feature update

2023-06-02

CalyxOS 4.9.4 - Feature update is now available for the Pixels, Fairphone 4, and SHIFT6mq

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Pixel 7a

2023-05-19

CalyxOS 4.9.3 is now available for the Pixel 7a

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May update - FP4, SHIFT6mq and new Pixels

2023-05-12

CalyxOS 4.9.2 is now available for Fairphone 4 and SHIFT6mq

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May Security update - Security express

2023-05-02

CalyxOS 4.9.0 and 4.9.1 - May 2023 Security update is now available for Pixels, Fairphone 4, and SHIFT6mq

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April Feature update

2023-04-21

CalyxOS 4.8.3 - April 2023 feature update is now available for Pixels, Fairphone 4 and SHIFT6mq

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April Security update - Security Express

2023-04-12

CalyxOS 4.8.0 (and 4.8.1) - April 2023 Security update is now available for Pixels, Fairphone 4, and SHIFT6mq

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Another March update

2023-04-06

CalyxOS 4.7.7 - March 2023 Feature update is now available in beta for the Pixels and the Fairphone 4

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March Feature update

2023-03-30

CalyxOS 4.7.6 - March 2023 Feature update is now available in beta for the Pixels and the Fairphone 4

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March update bugfix

2023-03-23

CalyxOS 4.7.5 - Bugfix for March 2023 Quarterly Platform Release and Security update is now available for the Pixels and the Fairphone 4

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Another March update

2023-03-18

CalyxOS 4.7 - March 2023 Quarterly Platform Release and Security update is now available for the Pixels and the Fairphone 4

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March update

2023-03-16

CalyxOS 4.7.0 (and 4.7.1) - March 2023 Quarterly Platform Release and Security update is now available for the Pixels 3, 3a, 5 - 7, and the Fairphone 4

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February Security update

2023-02-08

CalyxOS 4.6.0 - February 2023 Security update is now available for the Pixels 3 - 7, and the Fairphone 4

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Another January update - Bugfixes and new features!

2023-01-20

CalyxOS 4.5.1 - January 2023 Security update - Bugfixes and new features is now available for the Pixels 3 - 7, and the Fairphone 4

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January Security update

2023-01-05

CalyxOS 4.5.0 - January 2023 Security update is now available for the Pixels 3 - 7, and the Fairphone 4

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December bugfix update

2022-12-24

Happy Holidays!

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December QPR and Security update

2022-12-09

CalyxOS 4.4.0 - December 2022 Quarterly Platform Release and Security update is now available for the Pixels 3 - 7, and the Fairphone 4

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4.3.2 - Bugfixes and improvements

2022-12-03

CalyxOS 4.3.2 is now available for all supported Pixels, and the Fairphone 4.

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November 2022 Security update

2022-11-10

CalyxOS 4.3.0 - Android 13 is now available for the Pixels 3 - 7, and the Fairphone 4

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New builds for Pixel 3 - 7, FP4

2022-11-01

CalyxOS 4.2.7 - Android 13 is now available for the Pixels 3 - 7, and also the Fairphone 4.

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Pixel 7, Fairphone 4 Beta

2022-10-20

CalyxOS 4.2 - Android 13 is now available for Pixel 7, 7 Pro and also the Fairphone 4.

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Another October update

2022-10-13

CalyxOS 4.2 - Android 13 is now available for the Google supported Pixels, i.e. Pixel 4 - 6a, and the Fairphone 4

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Android 13 - October Security update

2022-10-07

CalyxOS 4.2 - Android 13 is now available for the Google supported Pixels, i.e. Pixel 4 - 6a

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Android 13 - Tiramisu status update

2022-09-29

CalyxOS 4.1 - Android 13 has been available for testing and then later beta (for some devices) since September 15

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Tiramisu Beta - Android 13

2022-09-21

CalyxOS 4.1.6 - Android 13 is now available as a beta release for some devices.

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More Tiramisu - Android 13 - Pixel 3 - 6a

2022-09-21

CalyxOS 4.1 - Android 13 is now available for testing for all Google Pixels.

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Tiramisu - Android 13 - Pixel 4 - 6a

2022-09-15

CalyxOS 4.1 - Android 13 is now avaiable for testing for the Google supported Pixels, i.e. Pixel 4 - 6a

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September Security update, Android 12L - Pixels, FP4

2022-09-10

CalyxOS 3.9.0 - Android 12L is now available for all supported Pixels, i.e. Pixel 3 - 6a, and the Fairphone 4

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August Security update, Android 12L - Pixels, FP4

2022-09-02

CalyxOS 3.8.0 - Android 12L is now available for all supported Pixels, i.e. Pixel 3 - 6a, and the Fairphone 4

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Android 13 plans and important information

2022-08-15

Hello,

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July 2022 Security update - Pixels

2022-07-08

CalyxOS 3.7.0 - Android 12L is now available for all supported Pixels, i.e. Pixel 3 - Pixel 6

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OnePlus Android 12 firmware - relocking no longer works

2022-07-06

CalyxOS test builds for the OnePlus 8T, 9 and 9 Pro have been shipping with the Android 11 firmware, since at the time the work to update custom ROMs to be based on that was still work in progress for some models, and for others full kernel source code was not available until recently.

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CalyxOS Status update - June

2022-06-24

This is the first in a series of regular updates from the CalyxOS team.

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Chromium based on Bromite

2022-06-14

We’ve entirely reworked our Chromium fork to be based on Bromite

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CalyxOS software support timeline

2022-06-09

CalyxOS currently supports 12 Pixels (3 and newer), and we’ve got test builds available for 1 Fairphone and 3 OnePlus devices. That’s a total of 16 devices.

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June 2022 Security update - Pixels

2022-06-08

CalyxOS 3.6.0 - Android 12L is now available for all supported Pixels, i.e. Pixel 3 - Pixel 6

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Location indicator and Safetynet fix

2022-05-07

CalyxOS 3.5.1 - Android 12L is now available for all supported devices, i.e. Pixel 3 - Pixel 6, and Fairphone 4, OnePlus 8T, 9 and 9 Pro

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May 2022 Security update - Pixels

2022-05-04

CalyxOS 3.5.0 - Android 12L is now available for all supported Pixels, i.e. Pixel 3 - Pixel 6

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May 2022 Security update - Fairphone 4, OnePlus 8T, 9, 9 Pro

2022-05-04

CalyxOS 3.5.0 - Android 12L is now available for Fairphone 4

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April 2022 Security update - Pixels

2022-04-05

CalyxOS 3.4.0 - Android 12L is now available for all supported Pixels, i.e. Pixel 3 - Pixel 6

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Fairphone 4, OnePlus 8T, OnePlus 9 test builds now available

2022-04-01

CalyxOS 3.3.2 - Android 12L is now available for testing for the Fairphone 4, OnePlus 8T, OnePlus 9

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March 2022 Security update - Pixel 6

2022-03-23

CalyxOS 3.3.1 - Android 12L is now avilable for Pixel 6

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Android 12L for Pixels

2022-03-14

CalyxOS 3.3.0 - Android 12L is now available for all supported Pixels, i.e. Pixel 3 - Pixel 6

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Pixel 6 Dirty Pipe Vulnerability fix

2022-03-07

CalyxOS 3.2.2 - Pixel 6, and 6 Pro is now available directly in the stable channel. Beta also has the same build if you want to stay on that.

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microG push notification fixes for Android 12

2022-03-03

We’ve seen the many reports of push notification delays, and experienced them ourselves as well.

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Future device support

2022-02-25

Background

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Android 12, Pixel 6 update

2022-02-20

CalyxOS 3.2.1 - February 2022 Security update, take two, Pixel 6 and 6 Pro

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Android 11 February Security update for Pixel 2, Mi A2

2022-02-11

CalyxOS 2.14.0 - Android 11, February 2022 Security update is now available for the Pixel 2, 2 XL and Mi A2.

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Android 12 February 2022 Security update

2022-02-09

CalyxOS 3.2.0 - February 2022 Security update

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Android 12 changelog, now stable

2022-01-19

CalyxOS 3, Android 12 is now available for Pixel 3 and above. Pixel 6 and 6 Pro are supported.

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Android 11 January Security update for Pixel 2, Mi A2

2022-01-19

CalyxOS 2.13.0 - Android 11, January 2022 Security update is now available for the Pixel 2, 2 XL and Mi A2. It also includes the December 2021 Security update patches.

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Android 12 January Security update

2022-01-16

CalyxOS 3.1.0 - Android 12, January 2022 Security update is now available for Pixel 3 and above.

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Android 12, Pixel 6

2022-01-08

CalyxOS 3.0.0 - Android 12 is finally here, for Pixel 3 and above.

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November Security update

2021-11-08

The Android 11 November Security update is finally here.

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microG push notification fixes

2021-10-13

The October update included some push notification fixes, however it turned out that they didn’t work as well as expected for everyone.

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October Security update

2021-10-08

The October Security update is here. It also contains some bugfixes and minor features that we had been working on.

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Android 12 update plans

2021-10-05

Google has released Android 12 to AOSP. They are yet to release the Android 12 update for the Pixels though, stating that it’ll be available in the next few weeks.

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Introducing GCam Photos Preview

2021-09-30

The Pixels have great cameras, and Google Camera works really well on them.

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September Security update

2021-09-09

The September Security update is here. It’s basically the last update (2.8.2/.3) with the September 2021 security patches applied on top.

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Pixel 5a

2021-09-08

CalyxOS 2.8.3 is now available for the Pixel 5a - codename barbet.

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Feature update

2021-09-02

The promised feature update is here. It will be last big update for Android 11, we will not be developing any more features and instead focusing on making an Android 11 build available for the Pixel 5a, and also preparing for Android 12.

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August Security update

2021-08-05

The August update is here. It’s mostly identical to the Special Pixel 4a release (2.7.1), with the only addition being the security updates.

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Verifying CalyxOS builds

2021-08-04

The official CalyxOS builds are signed with our private keys. Over-the-air (OTA) updates are also signed with the same keys, and once you install the OS, only updates signed with the same key can be installed.

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Minor update for Pixel 4a

2021-07-21

A small update is now available for the Pixel 4a (sunfish). It mostly contains bugfixes.

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July Security update

2021-07-09

The July update is here, with some new features and bug fixes all around the place.

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June Security update and Feature drop

2021-06-10

The June update is here, with even more features and bug fixes.

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CalyxOS Emulator Images

2021-05-27

CalyxOS Emulator images are now available, which can be used with the Emulator present in Android Studio.

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Community update

2021-05-27

We have changed how the setup of the various [[communication channels => community]] over the last week.

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Security updates

2021-05-14

Monthly security updates are an important tool to keep users safe and protect their devices. CalyxOS provides timely monthly updates for all supported devices. Let’s walk through how the process works.

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Work profiles fix

2021-05-13

The May update introduced a new Work Profile feature, allowing you to create a work profile directly from the Settings app without having to install any third party apps.

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May Security update

2021-05-06

With May comes another security update packed to the brim with new features.

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microG Google Account Login fix, take two

2021-04-16

CalyxOS includes microG by default, and you get [[three choices => microg]]. You can either keep it enabled (the default), disable it, or login with a Google account.

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Chromium 90 available for testing

2021-04-13

Google released Chrome 90 (90.0.4430.66) yesterday, and we have updated our Chromium fork (and the patches applied on top) to pull in all the changes, and created a new build.

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The Big April update

2021-04-08

April is amongst us, and with it comes a security update, but wait, there’s more.

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Mi A2 10.0 Firmware

2021-03-29

A new experimental build has been released for the Xiaomi Mi A2 which contains firmware from the stock 10.0 release.

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Mi A2 Charging fix

2021-03-18

A build with a charging fix for the Xiaomi Mi A2 has been released.

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March Security update and Feature drop

2021-03-04

The March Security update is now available for all supported devices.

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February Security update

2021-02-03

The February Security update is now available for all supported devices.

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Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a (5G) support

2021-01-26

The wait is over, we have builds available for the new Pixels!

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New website

2020-09-01

Yippie! We have a new website. It is static generated and anyone can contribute through gerrit. See [[https://gitlab.com/CalyxOS/calyxos.org]] and https://review.calyxos.org/q/project:CalyxOS/calyxos.org.

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Some phones may have stopped updating and need intervention

2020-05-08

The April 2020 build of Calyxos (build 2020.04.07.17) did not include the OTA Updater due to a misconfiguration.