Google Pixel XL Pie Custom BootleggersROM V4.2 (Official)

Google Pixel XL Pie Custom BootleggersROM V4.2 (Official) (Android Pie 9.0) (merlin)

BootleggersROM 4.2 for Google Pixel XL (merlin) is pretty smooth and stable. Bootleggers ROM is free, official, community built, aftermarket firmware based on AOSP with some patches and fixes from LineageOS and various other projects. Bootleggers Rom for your Redmi Note 6 pro is a free, community built, aftermarket firmware distribution of android P 9.0 (Android Pie) which is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device with extra contributions from many people within the Android community. Bootleggers rom can be used without any need to have any Google application installed. The idea is to bring custom features and some of the most useful apps on your device, with the goal of Making you feel like 家. BootleggersROM 4.2 for Google Pixel XL (merlin) comes with android pie 9.0 and the latest security patch. This rom offer a great battery backup, Moreover it loaded with handpick and unique feature, beautiful System-UI, picked goodies, innovative ideas and creative things. Official Pie custom rom, BootleggersROM 4.2 for Google Pixel XL (merlin) for merlin mainly focus on stability and raw performance. For additional features information, download link and installation method of official  build of BootleggersROM on Google Pixel XL (merlin), please check out the full article —


Google Pixel XL Pie Custom BootleggersROM V4.2 (Official) (Android Pie 9.0)

Google Pixel XL Pie Custom BootleggersROM V4.2 (Official) (Android Pie 9.0)



ROM Description

ROM Name: BootleggersROM

ROM Version: V4.2

ROM OS: Android Pie

OS Version: 9.0


Device: Google Pixel XL (merlin)

ROM Kernel: Linux Kernel 3.x.x

ROM Status: Stable (MadStinky) and Official

ROM Type: De-Odex

Rom Size: 871 MB

ROM Language: English/ Multi language supported

ROM Contributor: Arafat Ikram Shanto,

ROM Developer: Google Pixel XL (merlin) developer team (XDA)

ROM Courtesy: XDA Forum


Rom Features

  • Android Pie Rom
  • De-Odex Rom
  • Ambient Display
    • All DUI nav tweaks
    • Battery Icon Style
    • Brightness Control
    • Battery Bar Customisation
    • Clock and Date
    • Fling mode gestures
    • Navbar modes(Stock, S
    • Navbar Pulse
    • martbar, Fling)
    • Roaming Indicator
    • Statusbar icons
    • Show DotOS logo on statusbar Navigation Bar:
    • Smartbar tweaks
    • Show 4G icon instead LTE
    • Status Bar Gestures
    • Volte Icon Toggle
    • Wake up on charge plugged/unplugged
    • QS Rows and Colums
    • Brightness slider toggle
    • Qs panel Opacity
    • Rows and columns tweaks
    • Titles visibility
    • Tiles track accent color toggle
    • Vibrate when touching QS tiles
    • Toggle to switch between pie and oreo recents
    • Ambient Music Ticker
    • Charging info
    • Double-tap to sleep
    • Fingerprint Authentication Vibration
    • Face auto unlock
    • Lockscreen Tuner
    • Lockscreen Visualizer
    • Lockscreen clock widgets
    • Lockscreen Weather
    • Lockscreen shortcuts
    • Lockscreen visualizer
    • Media cover art toggle
    • Backlight Customisation
    • H/W keys customization
    • Power menu Visibility on lockscreen
    • Power menu tweaks
    • Volume Keys: Wake up, skip tracks and switch according to rotation
    • Show song album cover, visualizer and battery info on Lockscreen
    • Power Menu Items
    • Battery LED light settings
    • Volume button tweaks
  • MISC:
    • 3 finger swipe Screenshot guesture
    • Battery light charging customisations
    • Toast app icon switch
  • System wide themes:
    • Accent Color Manager – Fruity pebbles
    • Neo theme
    • Qs panel Customisation
  • Extras:
    • Auto Call Recording
    • Ablity to reset Battery Stats
    • Digital Wellbeing Preinstalled
    • Set ringtone for each sim slot
    • Switch to disable/enable Dashboard suggestions
    • Switch to disable Screenshot sound
  • QS Rows and Columns
  • Volume Keys: Wake up, skip tracks and switch according to rotation
  • Show song album cover, visualizer and battery info on Lockscreen
  • Power Menu Items
  • Battery LED light settings
  • Suspend Actions: Make your device disable GPS and switch to 2G when you’re not using it
  • AppOps: Manage your apps permissions in an advanced way
  • Recent Styles: Dig the new Pie Quickstep recents, go back to the classic layout or use the Android Go layout.
  • Network icons: Show or hide the cross, switch between 4G or LTE, use the classic icon layout before Pie or toggle roaming icon too!
  • 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 3.0.3-1 or higher installed device to use BootleggersROM on Google Pixel XL.


ROM Download

To use on your Official build of BootleggersROM on Google Pixel XL, first download the rom file from download link —



  • Do NOT flash magisk/kernels/etc until AFTER first boot.


How To Install Official BootleggersROM on Google Pixel XL

  1. At first download and copy the BootleggersROM and file.
  2. 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.
  3. Now boot into TWRP and select wipe, Wipe Data, and Dalvik/ART cache (only if clean flashing!)
  4. Now flash BootleggersROM  zip. and flash TWRP installer zip.
  5. After that reboot your Google Pixel XL
  6. First boot may take a while… After that enjoy the Official Stable build of BootleggersROM on Google Pixel XL (Android 9.0) (merlin).



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