OnePlus 5 Custom Rom HalogenOS (XOS Rom) [Oreo 8.1]

OnePlus 5 Custom Rom HalogenOS (XOS Rom) [Oreo 8.1] [Official]

HalogenOS/XOS is a new generation Android-based cutting-edge OS based on the Android Open Source Project. HalogenOS for OnePlus 5 (cheeseburger) is driven by android oreo 8.1. halogenOS, also known as XOS is a new Android ROM which ships with the global aim to become a modular ROM which keeps as high as potentially possible operating performance on your mobile device while still maintaining a sufficient feature base of nice, small and minimal features that would not be available via any external feature base, extension, mod or plugin. HalogenOS Rom can be used without any need to have any Google application installed.  XOS is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your OnePlus with extra contributions from many people within the Android community. You can get an excellent battery backup along with great performance and reliability on your Oneplus 5. Gaming performance of XOS is very decent.  For additional features information, download link and installation method of Official stable build of HalogenOS ROM on OnePlus 5, please check out the full article —


OnePlus 5 Custom Rom HalogenOS (XOS Rom) [Oreo 8.1] [Official]

OnePlus 5 Custom Rom HalogenOS (XOS Rom) [Oreo 8.1] [Official]


ROM Description

ROM Name: HalogenOS ROM

ROM Version: XOS 8.1.0 20180818

ROM OS: Android Oreo

OS Version: 8.1.0


Device: OnePlus 5 (cheeseburger)

ROM Kernel: Linux Kernel 4.x

ROM Status: Stable and Official

Rom Size: 527.00 MB

ROM Firmware Required: Official OOS 5.1.4

ROM Language: English/ Multi language supported

ROM Contributor: Arafat Ikram Shanto,

ROM Developer: OnePlus 5 developer team (XDA),

ROM Courtesy: XDA Forum


Rom Features

  • Oreo Custom Rom
  • Ambient visualizer
  • Custom clock and date tweaks
  • Light/Dark theme
  • Battery Icon Style
  • Brightness Control
  • Battery Bar Customisation
  • Clock and Date
  • Roaming Indicator
  • Statusbar icons
  • Smartbar tweaks
  • Show 4G icon instead LTE
  • Status Bar Gestures
  • Volte Icon Toggle
  • Wake up on charge plugged/unplugged
  • Brightness slider toggle
  • Qs panel Opacity
  • Rows and columns tweaks
  • Tiles track accent color toggle
  • Vibrate when touching QS tiles
  • XOS Awesome Ui
  • XOS Dialer
  • XOS Messages
  • XOS Settings
  • XOS Camera
  • XOS Wallpaper
  • XOS Launcher
  • Performance Booster
  • Advance Screenshot option
  • Display Color Calibrator
  • Reader Mod
  • Better RAM management
  • Auto RAM optimizer
  • FM Radio
  • Magazine Lockscreen Added
  • Net Speed Meter Added
  • No battery drain
  • New Boot Animation
  • Weather Service
  • Weather App
  • New Customizable Lockscreen
  • Music FX-Equalizer
  • Ambient Music Ticker
  • Double-tap to sleep
  • Fingerprint Authentication Vibration
  • Face auto unlock
  • Lockscreen Visualizer
  • Lockscreen clock widgets
  • Lockscreen Weather
  • Lockscreen shortcuts
  • Lockscreen visualizer
  • Power menu tweaks
  • Power Menu Items
  • Battery LED light settings
  • Volume button tweaks
  • 3 finger swipe Screenshot gesture
  • Toast app icon switch
  • Accent Color Manager – Fruity pebbles
  • Auto Call Recording
  • Ablity to reset Battery Stats
  • Digital Wellbeing Preinstalled
  • Switch to disable/enable Dashboard suggestions
  • Switch to disable Screenshot sound
  • All Builds/Devices/Maintainers
    • Substratum Theming Support
    • Community supported by the Substratum team
    • Custom Lockscreen Visualizer
    • Offline Gesture Recognition
    • Upstream Security Patches
    • Support for `addon.d`
    • Application Signature Spoofing Toggle (for microG)
    • Various Kernel Optimizations
    • Long Press Home for Assist
    • System UX & Performance Optimizations
    • Audio Tweaks
    • Enhanced Media Support (Video, Audio, …)
    • I/O Tweaks
    • No black bars on big screens
    • OP-like gesture navigation
  • OnePlus 5
    • Alert Slider & Gestures Support
    • Flash Kernel by @nathanchance – compiled using Clang 7 and upstreamed
    • FBE
  • Compatible addi-ons- Although following things are compatible with halogenOS
    • ViPER4Android
    • JamesDSP
    • Magisk
    • microG
    • GApps
  • AppOps: Manage your apps permissions in an advanced way
  • 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, Flash-light.
  • And So much more…


Known Bug

  • None that we know of



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Rom Demo



You must need a Bootloader unlocked and Custom recovery – TWRP  installed device to use HalogenOS ROM on OnePlus 5.


ROM Download

To use on your unofficial build of HalogenOS ROM on OnePlus 5, first download the rom file from download link —


How to Install HalogenOS ROM on OnePlus 5

  • At first download and copy the HalogenOS ROM and other required files on your device OnePlus 5.
  • 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.
  • First boot into TWRP Recovery by pressing Power button + Volume down button  button all together you can access your phone recovery options.
  • Now Wipe ‘/system‘ & ‘/cache‘, FORMAT /data preferably using fastbootwipeandusefbe (You will lose all your data incl. internal storage).
  • Now Go back to install > and flash the HalogenOS and the gapp file respectively. reboot your phone after flashing.
  • Optional – Flash magisk for rooting.
  • Voila and enjoy the stable and Official build of HalogenOS ROM on your OnePlus 5.



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Arafat Ikram Shanto

Co-founder of and also Part-time writer at I started blogging from 2016 and also worked on an Android niche platform to gain extra income. I cover the topic on How to guides, Software Updates, custom Rom updates and tweaking your smartphone. Email -

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