Here in this guide, we will share with you how to download and install AOSP Android 9.0 Pie on Symphony Z15. AOSP means ‘Android Open Source Project’. Basically, it’s the version of Android OS which is developed by Google, runs on stock Android devices. Due to its open-source feature, anyone can download the source code and customize it to develop a new custom version of Android. While the latest Android 9 Pie is so much popular and most feature-packed Android version yet in the official stable category.
The ROM is based on Android 9.0 Pie GSI with Treble support. GSI means ‘Generic System Image’. The Generic system images can be installed on any treble compatible Android devices. You can now download and install the AOSP Android Pie 9.0 GSI on Symphony Z15 handset. All of these is possible to the one of the recognized XDA Developer phhusson who has contributed a lot in Project-Treble-GSI build. A special thanks to that person.
In order to install AOSP Android 9.0 Pie on Symphony Z15 smartphone, your device Bootloader must be Unlocked and it will be flashed via ADB sideload method. But before going to the guide, let’s take a look at the Android Pie features.
Android 9.0 Pie Features
Android 9.0 Pie is the most stable and latest Android version from Google announced in last year. The Android 9 Pie brings plenty of system improvements and optimizations with new features. The Android 9 Pie offers new Quick Shortcut tile, adaptive battery & brightness, notch support, themes, Digital Wellbeing, etc. It also brings swipe gesture navigation control, new recent UI, etc.
The Android 9 Pie brings system stability, privacy and security features, improved app timer, app slices, new accessibility menu, app actions, screenshot shortcut, settings UI, lock screen UI, easy screen rotation, etc. It also offers a new volume slider and enhancements, new notifications, and more.
- The file and guide are only for Symphony Z15 handset. Don’t try it on other devices.
- Keep your phone charged at least up to 50% or more.
- Take a complete backup of your device data at first before doing anything.
- Do a full data wipe in the stock recovery [Important Step]
- Now, Download the Android USB Drivers and Install it on your PC normally.
- You need to unlock the bootloader on the Symphony Z15 device.
- You need to Download ADB and Fastboot tool.
Download Android 9.0 Pie GSI for Symphony Z15
You can download the ROM file and Open GApps file from the links given below:
Download GSI Treble Firmware File: Download Here
Steps to Install AOSP Android 9.0 Pie on Symphony Z15
If you want to install the Android Pie AOSP ROM on your device, then follow this guide completely. You need to flash the Custom Pie ROM via ADB Sideload method on your device. Because the TWRP Recovery flashing isn’t supported yet. This ROM is in beta status so, it’s recommended not to use it as your daily driver.
Install ROM via ADB Sideload Method
In order to install the Pie-based AOSP Custom ROM on your device, follow the full guide link given below.
We hope that this guide will help you to install the Android 9.0 Pie on Symphony Z15 based on Project Treble GSI images.