Here in this article, we will provide you the guide on how to download and install AOSP Android 9.0 Pie on Doogee Y8c. Android is an Open Source platform, runs on Linux which can be customizable and easy to use. The AOSP means ‘Android Open Source Project’. Due to Android’s open-source nature, anyone can download the source code and customize it to develop a new custom version of Android. While the latest Android 9.0 Pie is so much popular and fully-featured official stable Android version yet globally.
Talking about the specifications, Doogee Y8c features a 6.1-inch IPS display with a screen resolution of 1580 x 600 Pixels. It is powered by MediaTek MT6580P Processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB internal memory with expandable storage support of 32GB via microSD card. The camera on the Doogee Y8c comes with a Dual 8MP + 5MP rear camera with dual-LED dual-tone flash and 5MP front camera for selfies. It is backed by a Non-Removable 3400mAh Lithium-Polymer Battery. Doogee Y8c also has a fingerprint sensor on the back.
The AOSP Custom ROM is based on Android 9.0 Pie GSI with Project Treble support. Here GSI stands for ‘Generic System Image’. The Generic System Images can be installed on any treble compatible Android devices. You can now install the AOSP Android Pie 9.0 GSI on Doogee Y8c smartphone by following the guide mentioned below. Thanks to one of the recognized XDA Developer phhusson who made possible to install Project-Treble-GSI build on Android devices which are Treble compatible.
The Project Treble was introduced in Android Oreo and then most of the smartphone OEMs also prefer to include this. It let users and smartphone OEMs to deliver future Android updates quite faster. In order to install AOSP Android 9.0 Pie on Doogee Y8c smartphone, your device Bootloader must be unlocked and it will be flashed via ADB sideload method.
But before going to the guide, have a look at the Android Pie features.
Android 9.0 Pie Features
Android 9.0 Pie is the 9th generation major Android version and most stable version from Google. It was introduced last year with a bunch of new features and functionalities. The Android 9 Pie brings huge system improvements and optimizations as well. The Android 9 Pie offers new QS tile, adaptive battery & brightness, notch support, themes, Digital Wellbeing, etc. It also brings swipe gesture navigation control, new Recent UI, App Timer, App Slices, Volume Sliders, new notification panel, etc.
The Android 9 Pie brings system stability, privacy and security features, improved accessibility menu, app actions, screenshot shortcut, colorful Settings UI, lock screen UI, easy screen rotation icon, etc.
- The file and guide are only for Doogee Y8c 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 starting the flashing process. If in case, anything goes wrong, you can restore the internal data.
- After taking the backup, perform a full data wipe in the stock recovery [Recommended].
- Now, Download the Doogee USB Drivers and Install it on your PC normally.
- You need to unlock the bootloader on the MediaTek device.
- Download and install the ADB and Fastboot tool on your PC.
Download GApps and AOSP Android 9.0 Pie on Doogee Y8c
You can download the ROM file and Open GApps file from the links given below:
- Download AOSP Android Pie: Link Here [A/B – arm64]
Steps to Install AOSP Android 9.0 Pie on Doogee Y8c
If you want to install the Android Pie based AOSP Custom 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.
Install ROM via ADB Sideload Method/TWRP
In order to install the Pie-based AOSP Custom ROM on your device, follow the full guide link given below.How to Install Generic System Image on Project Treble Devices
We hope that this guide will help you to install the Android 9.0 Pie on Doogee Y8c based on Project Treble GSI images. If you’re experiencing any issues, let us know in the comments below or you can follow the source link to give feedback to XDA.