Google Pixel Oreo Custom Rom AospExtended [Unofficial]

Google Pixel Oreo Custom Rom AospExtended V5.3 [Oreo 8.1.0_r15] [Unofficial] [sailfish] 

AospExtended rom V5.3 for Google Pixel (sailfish) is pretty smooth and stable, free, community built, aftermarket firmware. AospExtended rom is based on Google’s Extended Android Open Source Project (AEX) with Hand-picked goodies, innovative ideas and creative things. AospExtended rom V5.3 for Google Pixel (sailfish) is based on android oreo 8.1 which was developed unofficially. AospExtended rom offers an excellent battery backup along with heavy basis performance. Although the stock rom of Google Pixel is superfast, but still if you want to use your SystemUI with different themes and want to take different taste you should go for a custom rom. This rom is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device with extra contributions from many people within the Android community. For additional features information, download link and installation method of stable build of AospExtended Rom on Google Pixel please check out the full article —


Google Pixel Oreo Custom Rom AospExtended V5.3 [Oreo 8.1.0_r15] [Unofficial]

Google Pixel Oreo Custom Rom AospExtended V5.3 [Oreo 8.1.0_r15] [Unofficial] [sailfish] 

AospExtended Rom

ROM Description

ROM Name: AospExtended Rom

ROM Version: V5.3

ROM OS: Android Oreo

OS Version: 8.1


Device: Google Pixel (sailfish)

ROM Kernel: Linux Kernel 3.10.x

ROM Status: Stable and Unofficial

Rom Size: 401.00 MB

ROM Language: English/ Multi language supported

ROM Contributor: Arafat Ikram Shanto,

ROM Developer: Google Pixel developer team (XDA),

ROM Courtesy: XDA Forum


Rom Features

  • Android Oreo Rom
  • Smooth and Stable build
  • Latest Security Patch
  • Built-in Light/Dark/Wallpaper
  • Based and EXTENDED UI Themes
  • Lightweight, smooth and stable rom
  • Substratum Theme Engine Rootless Support
  • Omni’s QS-Headers Background
  • One Handed UI
  • MicroG -Grid/GO Recents UI
  • Statusbar Clock/Date Customizations
  • Notification Intervals
  • Increasing Volume in Ringtone
  • Long Press Back button to Kill App
  • Statusbar Traffic Indicators
  • Notification Count
  • DT2S On Statusbar and Lockscreen
  • QS Quick Pulldown
  • QS Brightness Slider (Enable/Disable)
  • QS Tiles Animations
  • Force Expand Notifications (Enable/Disable)
  • Immersive Mode messages (Enable/Disable)
  • Flashlight Notifications
  • Immersive Recents
  • Toast Icon
  • MediaScanner Behaviour On Boot
  • Power Menu Customizations
  • Additional Battery Saver steps
  • Volume Rocker Tweaks (Wake/Music seek/Keyboard cursor control/Swap in landscape mode)
  • Fingerprint and Edge Gestures Support
  • QS Haptic Feedback
  • One Tap Data & Wifi Tile
  • Breathing Notifications
  • Clickable Clock and Date in Statusbar Header
  • Long Press Gear Icon in Status-bar Header Launches Extensions
  • Show 4G instead LTE switch
  • Night Mode QS Tile
  • Long press Caffeine Tile Action
  • Customize QS Rows/Columns
  • Customize small QS Tiles
  • StatusBar Brightness Control
  • Lock-screen Shortcut
  • Quick Unlock for PIN/Password
  • Navbar QS Tile
  • Unlink Notification Volume
  • Status bar Clock Seconds
  • Partial Screenshot Type
  • Screenshot Delay
  • our wallpaper app
  • Via/Jelly Browser
  • Retro Music Player
  • Pixel’s UI, Ringtones, and Wallpapers
  • Smart Pixels
  • Long-press Power Button on Lockscreen for Torch
  • Advanced Ambient Display Customizations
  • Auto Brightness Icon Toggle
  • AEX-Papers
  • Battery Styles and Percentage
  • Button Backlight Customizations
  • CPU Info Switch
  • Camera Sound Toggle
  • Custom Carrier label
  • Disable FC
  • Merged Android 8.1.0_r20
  • Merged April Security Patch
  • Update all packages
  • Update all translations
  • Disable Quick settings on secure lock screen
  • Add AOKP animations and tweaks
  • Add Scrolling cache
  • Swipe down 3 fingers for screenshot
  • Fruity pebbles from DU!
  • Disable Fruity pebble when substratum overlays are enabled
  • Add Theme QS Tile
  • Re-design Extensions app!
  • Update OMS stuff
  • Add Substratum Service commits (Rootless substratum)
  • Fixed airplane mode on power menu
  • Merge statusbar battery icon fixes
  • Fixed widgets not loading issue
  • Added screenshot edit option
  • Configure QS panel transparency
  • Add QS tiles animations
  • Disable QS footer warnings
  • Allow QS customizer to use custom rows and columns
  • Improvements in hide QS tile’s title
  • Configure USB default mode
  • Android P animations
  • Toggle for P animations
  • Center clock finally!
  • Added Ambient display QS tile
  • AOD tile
  • AOD disabled by default
  • Add lockscreen visualizer
  • Option to launch running services from QS footer
  • Updates in AOSP dialer & Contacts apps
  • Signal strength improvement
  • Performance improvement
  • Lots of bug fixes
  • DU’s HW Button Rebinding
  • Disable Orange Color in Battery Saver Mode
  • Dashboard Suggestions/Summaries (Enable/Disable)
  • DUI(Fling/Pulse/Smartbar)
  • DU Font Engine
  • D2S On Navbar
  • Dashboard Column Configurations
  • Detailed Location QS Tile!
  • Expanded Desktop
  • Flip Button Animation
  • Toggle Lockscreen Media Art
  • Toggle Lockscreen Music Visualizer
  • Ticker -Disable QS on Lockscreen
  • Toggle Dynamic Notification Card’s Color
  • Low Battery Notification Toggle
  • Hide Clock/Date/Alarm Text from Lockscreen
  • Lockscreen Clock’s Font Customizations
  • Weather on Lockscreen and Status Bar
  • Heads up Customizations
  • Recents Clear All FAB button and Re-positioning
  • Recents Free Ram bar
  • Paranoid Android PIE Controls
  • Pocket Lock & Pocket Judge (Accidental Touch)
  • Toggle power menu on Lockscreen
  • PiP QS tile -New Pretty Adaptive Icons for included AOSP apps -Run SysUI tuner from Extensions
  • Wakelock Blocker
  • Everything Working – Ril (Call, Data, SMS) Working, Dual Sim Card, Dual Sim 3G Supported, Wifi, Hotspot, Bluetooth, Data Connection, 2G/3G Switch, Ussd, Mic, Gps, Camera, FM Radio, Vpn, Youtube 720p, Gallery 1080p, Both Storage Mount (Android+PC), Usb Connection, MTP, Audio, Video, Audio Recording, Video Recording, Screen Recording, Offline Charging, Flash-light
  • And So much more.


Known Bug

  • None.



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Rom Demo



You must need a Bootloader unlocked and Custom recovery – TWRP 3.2.1-2  installed device to use AospExtended Rom on Google Pixel.


ROM Download

To use on your unofficial build of AospExtended Rom on Google Pixel, first download the rom file from download link —


How to Install Unofficial AospExtended Rom on Google Pixel

  • At first download and copy the AospExtended rom and other required files on your device Google Pixel.
  • It’s wise to backup your current rom, no matter how confident or experienced you are. So anything happen unpleasant you can retrieve back your old rom. If you don’t know how to backup ROM using Custom Recovery then Click Here.

Clean Flash is always recommended!

For Initial Installation: (First Time Install / Clean Flash)

  • First boot into TWRP Recovery by pressing Power button + Volume down button  button all together you can access your phone recovery options.
  • Now Wipes > CacheDalvikSystem and data.
  • Now go back to install > flash the file and  twrp-installer,zip file. and reboot your device.
  • Now again reboot in to recovery and flash file. Reboot your phone after flashing, and complete the setup.
  • Optional – Flash for rooting. [Note: Magisk can be installed after first boot]
  • Voila and enjoy the stable and unofficial build of AospExtended rom on your Google Pixel.


For Updating from previous version : (Update / Dirty Flash)

  • Then Go to phone’s custom recovery mode by pressing Power button + Volume down button  button all together you can access your phone recovery options.
  • Now go to install > flash the file and  twrp-installer,zip file. and reboot your device.
  • Now again reboot in to recovery and flash file. Reboot your phone after flashing, and complete the setup.
  • Optional – Flash magisk for rooting. [Note: Magisk can be installed after first boot]
  • Now enjoy the stable build of AospExtended Rom on your Google Pixel.



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Arafat Ikram Shanto

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