Google Pixel XL Android 10 Custom PixelDust (Android 10)

Google Pixel XL Android 10 Custom PixelDust 10.0_r27 (Official) (Android 10) (merlin)

Pixel Dust ROM is an Android 10 ROM especially built for Google Pixel and Nexus devices. PixelDust Rom for Google Pixel XL (merlin) is Google’s android open source project (AOSP) based custom rom included with Google apps (launcher, wallpapers, icons, fonts). PixelDust Rom 10.0_r27 for Google Pixel XL (merlin) is a free, community built, aftermarket firmware which is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock android for your device. PixelDust already has gapp included, So don’t even bother of flashing any. This Rom is re-emergence of Pixel UI, Android 10 vibes, This rom is any major bugs. PixelDust Rom is loaded with handpick and unique feature, beautiful System-UI, picked goodies, innovative ideas and creative things. For additional feature information, download link and installation method of Official android 10 PixelDust Rom on your google pixel xl —e


Google Pixel XL Android 10 Custom PixelDust 10.0_r27 (Official)

Google Pixel XL Android 10 Custom PixelDust 10.0_r27 (Official) (Android 10) (merlin)

PixelDust Custom Rom


ROM Description

ROM Name: PixelDust

ROM Version: 10.0_r27

ROM OS: Android 10

OS Version: 10.0

ROM Base: Google’s AOSP

Device: Google Pixel XL (merlin)

ROM Kernel: Linux Kernel 3.x.x

ROM Status: Beta and Official

ROM Type: De-Odex

Rom Size: 868.00 MB

ROM Language: English/ Multi language supported

ROM Contributor: Arafat Ikram Shanto,

ROM Developer: Google Pixel XL XDA devs team XDA

ROM Courtesy: XDA Forum


Rom Features

  • Android 10.0 Custom Rom
  • Additional QS tiles
    • Always On Display
    • Caffeine
    • Language
    • LTE
    • NFC
    • PixelDust Settings
    • Screenshot (Partial/Full)
    • and many more
  • Display
    • Theming: Dark/black themes, Accent colors, Fonts, Icon shapes
  • Lock screen display
    • Ambient music ticker
    • Battery level on bottom
    • Charging info
  • Security
    • Lock screen PIN quick unlock
  • System Gestures
    • Swipe fingerprint left or right to dismiss notifications
    • Swipe fingerprint for notifications
    • Three-fingers-swipe to screenshot
    • Volume rocker skips music tracks
  • Pixel Dust Wallpapers
    • A set of 15 breathtaking space themed Wallpapers
  • Theme options
    • Style: Automatic, Light, Google dark, Pitch black, Solarized dark
    • Themes: Choose between 48 different accent colors, 8 different clock interface and more
  • Status bar
    • Battery settings
    • Clock & date settings
    • Network traffic display
    • Status bar icon whitelist
  • Quick settings
    • Brightness slider bottom
    • Brightness slider on/off toggle
    • Display clock in QS header
    • Vibrate on touch
    • Status bar pulls down Quick Settings
    • Secure tiles require unlocking
  • Buttons
    • Accidental touch
    • Screen off power button torch
    • Volume Panel
    • Volume Settings: Playback control, Volume wake, Volume steps
  • Navigation bar
    • Invert layout of Navbar buttons
  • Gestures
    • Lock screen dt2s
    • Status bar dt2s
  • Lock screen
    • Fingerprint authentication vibration
    • Music viusualizer
    • Media artwork blur level
    • Media cover art
    • Left & right lock screen shortcuts
    • Lock screen charging animation
    • Pocket detection
  • Power menu
    • Disable power menu when locked
    • Power Menu options incl. advanced Restart options and many more
  • Notifications
    • Ambient display brightness
    • Ambient notification brightness
    • Battery charging light
    • Edge lighting
    • Notifications light
  • Misc
    • Wake up on charge
    • Rounded corners
    • Periodic AOSP security updates
    • Pixel GApps included (no need to flash any third party GApps)
    • All official features of the Pixel XL
    • Pixel 4 wallpapers
    • KingKernel (stable release)
  • 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

  • No information available



Modification of your android device such as Rooting or flashing Custom Recovery/ROM/tweaker’s results to void of the warranty of the device. (We) RaphsonBD and its authors will not responsible for bricked devices / dead SD-card or any damage in your device which is incurred in the process of installing tweaker/ recovery / rom / firmware / rooting / unlocking or any development process the device. We highly advice you to take a backup of your device prior to performing the process. Please do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM, before flashing it! You are choosing to make these modifications. Nevertheless if you need any help, just comments here. We will always pleased to help you.



You must need a Bootloader unlocked and Custom recovery – TWRP 3.2.3-1 or higher installed device to use PixelDustRom on Google Pixel XL.


ROM Download

To use on your PixelDust Rom on Google Pixel XL, first download the rom file from download link —



How To Install Official PixelDust Rom on Google Pixel XL

Before you are ready to flash this custom ROM, you have to install the latest factory image in order to have the correct bootloader, radio, vendor and so on in place.

You are required to flash stock ROM 10.0 before installing this custom ROM. New users should first flash the stock ROM, follow these instructions.


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

  • Reboot to bootloader
  • Boot into TWRP recovery via fastboot (This is required becaused TWRP is not yet updated for Android 10)
  • Code:
fastboot boot twrp-3.xx-marlin.img
  • 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.
  • Advanced Wipe (system, dalvik, data)
  • Flash ROM
  • Flash (it is required in order to flash Magisk later)
  • Reboot System (Ignore the message: No OS installed)
    • Do not flash a vendor.img (Pixel Dust ROM has a custom vendor image included)
    • Do not flash any third party GApps (Pixel Dust ROM has Google Apps included)
  • At the initial boot you need a little patience before you can enjoy the PixelDust Rom on You Google Pixel XL!


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

  • Use fastboot to boot into TWRP recovery
  • Advanced Wipe (system, dalvik)
  • Flash ROM
  • Flash
  • Reboot System and enjoy the Pixel Dust Goodness!


How to Root/Flash Magisk PixelDust Rom for Google Pixel XL

You cannot flash Magisk during the initial install. You must boot into PixelDust ROM at least once!

  • Reboot to Recovery
  • Flash
  • Reboot to System
  • Voila! You have successfully rooted your rom.



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