Install PixelExperience on martini

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Basic requirements

  1. Read through the instructions at least once before actually following them, so as to avoid any problems due to any missed steps!
  2. Make sure your computer has adb and fastboot. Setup instructions can be found here.
  3. Enable USB debugging on your device.
  4. Boot your device with the stock OS at least once and check every functionality. Make sure that you can send and receive SMS and place and receive calls (also via WiFi and LTE, if available), otherwise it won’t work on PixelExperience either!
  5. PixelExperience is provided as-is with no warranty. While we attempt to verify everything works you are installing this at your own risk!

Before Installing Rom

If you are below OxygenOS 13.1 (

  1. Download OxygenOS from here.

  2. Install the above via local updater in settings

  3. Let the update boot itself, After device boots, You will need to flash the SAME file AGAIN (yes, its nessesary, making it two times in total)

Note. Enable developer options and usb debugging if local update option doesn’t show up in settings.

  1. You can proceed with next steps now.

Unlocking the bootloader

  1. Enable OEM unlock in the Developer options under device Settings, if present.

  2. Connect the device to your PC via USB.
  3. On the computer, open a command prompt (on Windows) or terminal (on Linux or macOS) window, and type:
    adb reboot bootloader

    You can also boot into fastboot mode via a key combination:

    • With the device powered off, hold Volume Up + Volume Down + Power.
  4. Once the device is in fastboot mode, verify your PC finds it by typing:
    fastboot devices

    If you don’t get any output or an error:

    • on Windows: make sure the device appears in the device manager without a triangle. Try other drivers until the command above works!
    • on Linux or macOS: If you see no permissions fastboot try running fastboot as root. When the output is empty, check your USB cable and port!
  5. Now type the following command to unlock the bootloader:

    fastboot flashing unlock
  6. If the device doesn’t automatically reboot, reboot it. It should now be unlocked.
  7. Since the device resets completely, you will need to re-enable USB debugging to continue.

Before Flashing Rom

  1. Download this boot.img file.
  2. Download this vendor_boot.img file.
  3. Download this dtbo.img file.
  4. Power off the device, and boot it into bootloader mode:
    • With the device powered off, hold Volume Up + Volume Down + Power.
  5. Flash a the downloaded images to your device by typing:
    fastboot flash boot boot.img
    fastboot flash vendor_boot vendor_boot.img
    fastboot flash dtbo dtbo.img

Installing PixelExperience from recovery

  1. Download the PixelExperience installation package that you would like to install or build the package yourself.
  2. If you are not in recovery, reboot into recovery:
    • With the device powered off, hold Volume Down + Power.
  3. Now tap Factory Reset, then Format data / factory reset and continue with the formatting process. This will remove encryption and delete all files stored in the internal storage, as well as format your cache partition (if you have one).
  4. Return to the main menu.
  5. Sideload the PixelExperience .zip package:
    • On the device, select “Apply Update”, then “Apply from ADB” to begin sideload.
    • On the host machine, sideload the package using: adb sideload
  6. Once you have installed everything successfully, click the back arrow in the top left of the screen, then “Reboot system now”.

Note:- If you get error 7 while sideloading:

  1. Download super_empty.img.
  2. Reboot to fastbootD
  3. Use command fastboot wipe-super super_empty.img
  4. Now you can sideload rom, Don’t forget to format data after sideloading.

Get assistance

After you’ve double checked that you followed the steps precisely, didn’t skip any and still have questions or got stuck, feel free to ask on our Telegram group.