The Current ROM of the Android scene comes with the factory and OTA images of Android P Developer Preview 1 . We will also talk about the recovery Unofficial TWRP available for Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro , OxygenOS Open Beta 6 from OnePlus 5 and more. Let’s start!
Android P Developer Preview 1
Android P Developer Preview 1 is here for Google Pixel / Pixel XL and Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL . The update can only be installed through OTA files and factory images. Google do not will provide OTA through its beta program for now.
Unfortunately, it seems that Google Pixel C will not receive a version of Android P, nor will the Nexus 5X or 6P. However, it was not expected that, above all, Nexus devices would receive this update.
The installation of Android P Developer Preview 1 can be done through OTA or factory image. Here you have the download links:
The explanation of how to install it in these two links with instructions :
We also have the following news about Android P Developer Preview 1:
Unofficial TWRP for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
We have Unofficial TWRP available for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro . Previously the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, also known as Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus, had already received an official version of TWRP.
However, those who chose the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro They have had to wait a little longer. Fortunately we already have an unofficial compilation of TWRP available thanks to the senior members of XDA, Shahan_mik3 Y vasishath .
The compilation works mainly without major problems and is in beta state. Here you can download the Unofficial TWRP for the Xiaomi redmi Note 5 Pro .
OxygenOS Open Beta 6 from OnePlus 5 and more
The update of OnePlus 5 to Android 8.1 Oreo now in beta thanks to OxygenOS Open Beta 6 . TO ndroid 8.1 brings few changes on the surface, so it is not an important update regarding Android 8.0.
The list of changes of the OxygenOS Open Beta 6 for the Oneplus 5 are:
- System updated to Android 8.1 Oreo.
- New automatic collection gesture: answer an incoming call by lifting the phone
- More watch styles were added for the visualization of the environment
- February security patch.
- New optimizations were added in the game mode for an immersive gaming experience that includes energy savings and pausing adaptive brightness.
If you are not running the open beta program and want to install it, check the instructions and download Beta 6 from the download page .
The future version of Android may hide calls to confidential numbers to protect victims of domestic violence . Countries around the world operate free hotlines 24 hours a day. In some cases calling these numbers can pose a risk to the victims if the abuser finds out.
In Spain has implemented laws that block calls to domestic violence hotlines so they do not appear on telephone bills. However, there is still the problem of phone call logging.
According to several commitments in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), a future version of Android may begin to conceal calls to confidential numbers such as domestic violence hotlines to protect victims of domestic abuse.
To finish we have some interesting news with Android P, Android Things or Oreo from different manufacturers:
Magisk updated to support Google Pixel / XL & Pixel 2/2 XL on Android P DP1 . After announcing the release of Magisk v16, many were concerned that the temporary absence of the well-known XDA developer Topjohnwu would result in a delay in supporting Android P with SafetyNet.
However this has not been the case, since the developer, with the help of others such as the XDA member Shakalaca and Peorpers on GitHub have managed to support these devices.
Sony Xperia Open Devices now available to build on the latest Linux Kernel 4.4 . S Ony is a manufacturer that takes the open source part of Android more seriously than others. They contribute many codes to AOSP and have the Xperia Open Devices program that makes it easier for developers to work.
In the first link you will find links to resources to create AOSP for the Xperia device with Linux kernel sources unified to version 4.4. The compatible devices are Xperia X, Xperia X Compact, Xperia X Performance, Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia XZ1, Xperia XZ1 Compact, Xperia XA2 Ultra, Xperia XZ and the Xperia XZs.
To finish with Actualidad ROM we have a series of guides and developments: