OnePlus released the latest smartphone in the company’s lineup of flagship smartphones that have been named as the OnePlus 5T. Now, the OnePlus 5T is the successor to the OnePlus 5 and the latest smartphone from OnePlus in 2017. As far as the OnePlus 5T is concerned, it comes with a Full HD+ display that has an aspect ratio of 18:9. Apart from that, it comes with Snapdragon 835 and up to 8GB of RAM. As far as the version of Android, OnePlus 5T has already been updated to Android 8.0 Oreo and runs OxygenOS version 5.0.4.
However, it is known that OnePlus devices are the best when it comes to running custom ROMs as the company has a lenient policy when the device gets bricked due to custom ROMs. We have now compiled a list of the 5 best custom ROMs for OnePlus 5T you should check out to make the most out of your phone.
LineageOS is one of the best Custom ROMs available currently for the smartphones and that is also the reason why LineageOS has been ranked first on our list of Best Custom ROMs for the OnePlus 5T. Talking about LineageOS, it is known that the popular Custom ROM was developed last year and the first official release of LineageOS came as LineageOS 14.1. However, LineageOS 14.1 was not available for the OnePlus 5T as the device was launched later.
Now, LineageOS has released the latest version of LineageOS 15.1 which is based on Android 8.1 Oreo. As far as LineageOS 15.1 is concerned, the LineageOS community announced the first batch of supported devices based on LineageOS 15.1 and it is worth noting that the LineageOS 15.1 build for the OnePlus 5T is also available.
Also, it is known that LineageOS 15.1 comes with near-stock Android experience along with some customization options. Apart from that, it is also worth mentioning that most of the other Custom ROMs are also based on LineageOS 15.1 that offer much more customization options. However, if you are looking for a stable Custom ROM for your device then LineageOS 15.1 should be your Custom ROM of choice.
2. Resurrection Remix
Talking about Resurrection Remix ROM for the OnePlus 5T, it is one of the most-popular Custom ROMs that is based on LineageOS 15.1 as well. As far as the latest version of Resurrection Remix is concerned, it is named as Resurrection Remix v6.0 which is based on Android 8.1 Oreo.
As far as Resurrection Remix v6.0 is concerned, it offers whole loads of customization options that are not available in a single package on any other Custom ROM listed here. Talking about the customization options on Resurrection Remix, it combines all the popular customization options from different Custom ROMs into one and you will spend hours and hours exploring the various options that are available inside the ROM.
3. Dirty Unicorns
The next Custom ROM in our list is the Dirty Unicorns ROM which is also available for the OnePlus 5T and this ROM is considered to be the most functional out of the lot. As far as Dirty Unicorns is concerned, the latest version of this ROM based on Android 8.1 Oreo was recently released which has been named as Dirty Unicorns 12.
As far as Dirty Unicorns 12 is concerned, it is based on AOSP base along with some patches from CAF. Also, Dirty Unicorns 12, same as Resurrection Remix 6.0, comes with a lot of customization options. Also, Dirty Unicorns does not come with Google Apps or GApps included which is the case with most of the Custom ROMs so you need to install it separately as well which has been linked down below
Apart from the other mentioned popular Custom ROMs such as LineageOS, Resurrection Remix as well as Dirty Unicorns, there is one other ROM named as crDroid which is available for the OnePlus 5T as well. As far as crDroid is concerned, it is based on Android 8.1 Oreo too and the ROM has been developed by XDA recognized developer gwolfu. Apart from that, it is worth noting that crDroid is based on LineageOS as well which means you will get the best of Stock Android that comes with LineageOS along with the features that have been included in crDroid. Also, it is important to mention that you will get Pixel look and feel after installing crDroid ROM on your OnePlus 5T.
5. Sultanxda LineageOS 14.1(Unofficial)
Talking about the Best Custom ROMs for the OnePlus 5T, it is worth mentioning the Sultanxda ROM as well. Although being based on the previous version of Android, Android 7.1.2 Nougat, Sultanxda’s ROM is one of the best and the most recommended ROM if you are looking for better battery life on your device. This ROM has been developed by XDA recognized developer, Sultanxda and the specialty about Sultanxda ROM is that you get Custom ROM as well as the Custom kernel that has been tweaked in order to offer considerably good battery life and the best among all the other Custom ROMs.