Download and Install Pixel Experience on OnePlus Nord

Pixel Experience is now available for OnePlus Nord to download and flash. Thanks and All credit to CryllicBuster273 for the ROM. Pixel Experience is a well known Custom ROM in the Android community and is also one of the most flashed Custom ROM among all the ROM in existence today. In this post, you will find the Download links and a guide to flash the ROM.

Pixel Experience is based on the Android OS found in Pixel Devices. Google Pixel series has always enjoyed the best version of Android among all the Android devices. And Pixel Experience brings all the Goodies of Pixel OS like Boot Animations, sound and Ringtones, wallpapers, and system animations. You also get the Pixel exclusive features like Safety and Live Caption.

OnePlus Nord is the reentry of OnePlus in the budget segment. It is equipped with the Snapdragon 765G Chipset along with 6/8/12 GB of RAM. You also get 3 storage options: 64, 128, 256 GB. The display is a 6.44 inches Fluid AMOLED with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The display has a refresh rate of 90 Hertz. Coming to cameras, the rear side has the main 48 MP (0.8µm Senor) lens accompanied by an ultrawide, macro, and depth sensor. The front has a dual-camera setup of the primary 32 MP lens with an 8 MP ultrawide lens. It is fueled by a 4115 mAh battery with 30W fast charging support.

Pixel Experience for OnePlus Nord

Download Pixel Experience for OnePlus Nord

Download the ROM

Download TWRP

About Pixel Experience

Pixel Experience is based on the Android OS found in Pixel Devices. Google Pixel series has always enjoyed the best version of Android among all the Android devices. And Pixel Experience brings all the Goodies of Pixel OS like Boot Animations, sound and Ringtones, wallpapers, and system animations. You also get the Pixel exclusive features like Safety and Live Caption.
Pixel Experience along with LineageOS, is one of the most used Custom ROM thanks to its stability, great support from the devs, and of course the performance and battery life.
GApps come pre-flashed in the ROM, you can install the ROM and use it right away. If you want to use the best Android out there, then this is the ROM you need to flash.

How to flash Pixel Experience on OnePlus Nord

Instructions are taken from Wiki.pixelexperience.org

Pre-requisite

  • Remove all Pins and Password so Decryption dont fail
  • Make sure to update to latest Firmware
  • Flash the latest TWRP given above
  • Charge the device to at least 50%

Step 1: Unlock the Bootloader, Enable OEM Unlock, and USB Debugging

  • Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlock in developers options ( Tap a few times on Build no. to unlock Developers options)
  • Enable Advance Reboot in the Developer option and then Reboot the Device into Bootloader mode
  • Connect the device to PC and Open Powershell or Command Window by Shift + Right Click
  • Type this Command to Confirm if the device is connected and Fastboot is working

fastboot devices

  • Type this Command to Unlock the Bootloader

For Windows

fastboot oem unlock

For macOS

./fastboot oem unlock

On your OnePlus Nord, there will be two new options, select the Unlock Bootloader option using Volume keys and press Power Button to Confirm it

And that its, the device is now unlocked, that means you can give the command to it via fastboot, that can be used to flash TWRP, Boot images, and other img files

Step 3: Boot the TWRP temporarily

  • Move the TWRP to the adb folder and rename it to something simpler, like twrp.img
  • Type the command below to Boot the TWRP recovery on the Nord. You shouldn’t use the “flash” command here as developers himself recommend Booting the TWRP for now. You can flash it once it becomes stable. Keep an eye on the XDA thread of the Recovery to know its status.

fastboot boot twrp.img

Step 2: Flash the ROM

  • Boot into TWRP
  • Format the Data by Going in the Wipe Section, this will remove the encryption
  • On the device, select “Apply Update”, then “Apply from ADB” to begin to sideload.
  • Go to the ADB folder and move ROM there. Rename it to rom.zip
  • Open Powershell window by Shift+ Mouse Right Click and Open Powershell
  • Sideload the package using the command

adb sideload rom.zip

The first boot will take some time so be patient. And that’s it, you have flashed the Pixel Experience on OnePlus Nord

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