Yandex Phone (codename: amber) launched in December 2018 which came out of the box with Android 8.1 Oreo. If you are a fan of Custom ROM, then you can try the latest Custom ROM called dotOS on Yandex Phone. The ROM is based on the latest AOSP Android 9.0 Pie. You can simply follow this guide to install the dotOS on Yandex Phone (amber).
If you would like to try dotOS on Yandex Phone device, then Unlock Bootloader and Install the latest TWRP Recovery. If you experience any error while installing, then please make sure to download the latest TWRP image to enjoy smooth installation. So before we dive into the installation process, let’s know about What is dotOS and their feature.
What is dotOS?
dotOS is a simple abbreviation of the term Droid On Time Operating System. It is developed by a community and team members: Ganesh Varma and Kuber Sharma. The ROM brings many new tweaks and features and also merged some features from Best Custom ROM.
Whether you are installing Custom ROM for the first time or you already installed any custom ROM on your phone. Then give a try on the latest Custom ROM called dotOS. The ROM brings many cool features and aims to deliver the best performance and stability. Yes! the developer behind the dotOS focuses on Performance and Battery! So that one can get most out of your device.
If you are installing custom ROM for the first time, then make sure to read our article about the difference between Custom ROM and Stock ROM. If you already have a custom ROM on Yandex Phone, then we can assure that dotOS is the best Custom ROM. The ROM brings many features along with good battery backup and performance. As we said, this ROM is based on Android 9.0 Pie. Here is the quick recap of what’s on Android 9.0 Pie.
What’s in Android 9.0 Pie?
Android 9.0 Pie is the 9th iteration and a major update of Google’s Android OS. The new Android Pie brings a couple of design changes to the successor Android Oreo but the most notable one is the gesture-based navigation system. Other features of Android 9 Pie are New Quick Settings UI design, Redesigned volume slider, Advanced Battery with AI Support, Notch Support, Improved Adaptive Brightness, Manual theme selection, Android Dashboard which Google calls Digital Wellbeing, and more other features.
Steps to Install dotOS on Yandex Phone:
Make sure to read the instructions carefully before upgrading your Yandex Phone to DotOS.
- Supported device: Yandex Phone (amber)
- Make sure to charge your device up to 50% or more before doing any setup.
- We strongly recommend you to take a complete backup of your personal data, including the internal storage. The phone will be formatted, so be prepared for it. You can also follow our Android backup guide for the same. [Follow any method]
- Download and install Yandex USB Drivers
- You need a PC or Laptop to install this custom firmware on Yandex Phone
- You need a USB cable to connect your phone to PC.
- You should unlock the bootloader on Yandex Phone.
- Download and Install Yandex Phone TWRP Recovery.
Instructions to Install:
That’s it! I hope you have installed the dotOS on Yandex Phone. Leave a comment or feedback down below. Thank you!.