Best Custom ROMs for OnePlus 5

OnePlus 5 is a very popular Android Phone launched in 2017. However,  OnePlus devices are having a clean user interface but still, some users want more control over there device with more customization options. Here we are listing some best custom ROMs for OnePlus 5 in our guide. Although the company has announced that OnePlus 5 will get Android 10 update, but if you can’t wait for the official update then you can install the Android 10 based custom ROM from the list below.

Best Custom ROMs for OnePlus 5

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OnePlus 5 is almost 3 years old smartphone. It has very good specs including Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC. It packs a dual-camera setup at the back that has 16MP + 20MP cameras, and on the front side, there is a 16MP camera. The phone comes in 6GB/8GB RAM and 64GB/128GB storage variants. OnePlus 5 is backed up by a 3300 mAh battery with Dash Charging support. The phone is powered with sufficient hardware that can run any of the following Android 10 based Custom ROM comfortably.

What is Custom ROM?

The customized version of Android firmware is called Custom ROM. Android is an open-source operating system. There are various third-party developers who develop the customized versions of Android firmware for various popular Android Smartphones.

However, to install a Custom ROM on OnePlus 5 you have to first unlock the bootloader and root your phone. Before installing the Custom ROM on your phone, take a full backup of your data.

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Best Custom ROMs for OnePlus 5

Nitrogen OS

Android 10 powered Nitrogen OS is based on AOSP(Android Open Source Project). Nitrogen OS ROM for OnePlus 5 comes with all the Android 10 goodies. Gapps are included in the ROM so you don’t need to install it separately. According to developers and most of the users, all the features of OnePlus 5 are working fine after successful installation. If want to install the ROM on your phone follow the link below.

Download Nitrogen OS ROM 


The crDroid ROM on OnePlus 5 is one of the stable ROM based on Android 10. It will provide you with the user interface pretty similar to Google Pixel. According to developers and various users, all the features of OnePlus 5 are working.

However, crDroid ROM for OnePlus 5 doesn’t have Gapps so you have to install it separately to get Google services. Moreover, to install crDroid on OnePlus 5 you first need to flash TWRP custom recovery. So if you want to install the crDroid then follow the download link below.

Download crDroid

Pixel Experience

Pixel experiance ROM

It is based on AOSP and as its name suggests the ROM provides user-interface similar to Google Pixel Phones. The ROM comes packed with Gapps, means you don’t have to install it separately. After installing Pixel Experience ROM on OnePlus 5 almost all the features of the phone runs perfectly except the Built-in screen recorder(frame drop issue).

Download Pixel Experience ROM 

 xXx NoLimits

nolimits Oneplus 5

The XXX NoLimits ROM is specially developed to achieve more speed. According to the developer, this is the fastest ROM for the OnePlus 5 without compromising battery life. Also, it comes with tons of extra features.  There are separate variants of ROMs based on Android version. However, the Oreo-based ROM is stable with all the features working perfectly, and the Android 9.0 Pie-based ROM has an issue in Always-on Display. If you want to download and install follow the link below.

Download xXx NoLimits ROM

LineageOS 17.1

After CyanogenMod, Lineage OS is the most popular aftermarket developer for Android Custom ROMs. LineageOS 17.1 for OnePlus 5 has all the goodies of Android 10 and is based on AOSP. There are some issues like video playback in browser and Snapchat after installing it on OnePlus 5. If you’re interested in installing LineageOS 17.1 on your phone then follow the download link below.

Download LineageOS 17.1

We hope you will find a suitable Custom ROM for OnePlus 5. For any queries and suggestions use the comments box below.

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