✏ Operating Systems for Fairphones

:pencil2: This is a #wiki post and a list of all #dic:operatingsystem that can be installed on the following Fairphone models:

Fairphone 1(U)
   Fairphone OS

Fairphone 2
   Fairphone OS
   Fairphone Open OS
   /e/OS
   Lineage OS
   Sailfish OS
   Ubuntu Touch

Fairphone 3(+)
   Fairphone OS
   /e/OS
   Lineage OS
   Lineage OS for MicroG
   Ubuntu Touch
   iodéOS
   divestOS
   GSI Image
   PixelExtended
   LeOS

Fairphone 4
   Fairphone OS
   CalyxOS
   DivestOS
   /e/OS (Murena)
   iodéOS
   LeOS
   LineageOS
   postmarketOS
   Ubuntu Touch

Fairphone 1 (U)

Fairphone OS

Click here for a guide to updating your FP1 (U) to the newest Fairphone OS version.

  • latest official release: 1.8.7 (Android 4.2)
  • @z3ntu’s 4.4.4 port with partially current security patch level!
  • discontinued, but working alpha: Kitkat 4.4
older versions based on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • 1.0 Almond
  • 1.1 Caju
  • 1.3 Chestnut
  • 1.6 Cherry
  • 1.8 Kola Nut
  • 1.8.5
not fully working yet, outdated/discontinued or experimental

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Fairphone 2

Fairphone OS

release notes

older versions based on Android 10
older versions based on Android 9 Pie
older versions based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat
older versions based on Android 6 (Marshmallow)
older versions based on Android 5 (Lollipop)

Fairphone Open OS

#openos

older versions based on Android 10
older versions based on Android 9 Pie
older versions based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat
older versions based on Android 6 (Marshmallow)
older versions based on Android 5 (Lollipop)

/e/

#eos-murena

Lineage OS

#lineageos

older versions

Sailfish OS

#sailfish

older versions

Ubuntu Touch

#ubuntu

not fully working yet, outdated/discontinued or experimental:

  • B2G - FirefoxOS (discontinued but last working build is still available!)
  • EFIDroid (currently not working) is a multiboot solution.
  • postmarketOS - @z3ntu is working on a port, but hasn’t announced any success yet.

even more OSes:

Operating Systems that nobody is working on porting to an FP yet can be found in :bar_chart: this poll. Please add other OSes you are interested in there instead of this wiki, until someone is working on them.

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Fairphone 3

Fairphone OS

older versions based on Android 11

/e/OS

#eos-murena

LineageOS

#lineageos

LineageOS for microG

#microg

Ubuntu Touch

#ubuntu

iodéOS

#iodeos

DivestOS

#divestos

  • Details on DivestOS
  • Android 11 based version can be downloaded here and installed following LineageOS’s instructions

GSI image

#gsi

PixelExtended

#pixelextended

LeOS

#leos

Other OSes

  • FP OpenOS is not expected to come after FP has partnered with /e/ foundation
  • Alternative OSes ported by the community are a possibility with the unlockable bootloader and I’m willing to bet that these OSes will be ported sooner or later:
    • Sailfish OS
    • others

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Fairphone 4

FPOS

CalyxOS

#calyxos
First test build available: Fairphone 4, OnePlus 8T, OnePlus 9 test builds now available

DivestOS

#divestos

/e/ OS (Murena)

#eos-murena

  • Existing Fairphone 4 owners can download /e/OS here.
    For an installation follow the documentation
  • A Murena FP4 with /e/OS preinstalled can be pre-ordered here
  • version 1.0 has been launched.

iodéOS

#iodeos

  • FP4 with iodéOS pre-installed can be ordered
  • iodéOS for FP4 available here
  • Documentation on how iodé’s ‘degoogled’ Operating System (iodéOS) protects your personal data
  • Discussion about iodéOS: FP4 - very privacy-friendly custom ROM iodéOS
  • it started on 26.01.2022 with iodéOS 2 (Android 11);
    since 30.05.2022 there is iodéOS 3 (Android 12)

LeOS

#leos
LeOS means Leaving eOS: LeOS - a PHH AOSP based GSI custom ROM

LineageOS

#lineageos
The work-in-progress status can be found here: FP4 and LineageOS. You can build it yourself or test the unofficial build.

postmarketOS

#postmarketos

Ubuntu Touch

#ubuntu

:warning: Please have a look at this topic before installing UT: Phone sensors stopped working after installing experimental image [Ubuntu] :warning:

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