Caution: Unless marked as stable, many /e/OS builds are not intended for daily use. All builds labelled as Beta have not been fully tested yet and may contain major bugs. All builds are provided as best effort, without any guarantee.

Dev:

  • Builds are made by /e/ using the /e/ build infrastructure and signed by /e/ dev keys
  • Includes the latest /e/ development code for the device
  • Is released after testing but may still contain non critical bugs
  • Usually official builds have a maintainer
  • Get regular OTA updates
  • Available for download on /e/ websites
  • Release Frequency: Monthly if possible
  • Builds can be marked as beta when we do not have adequate testers for that particular device
  • Build Naming format: e-0.18-r-2020021341116-dev-mata.zip

Naming format explanation:

e-codeversionnumber-osversion-YYYYMMDDbuildid-dev-devicename.zip

Stable

  • These builds are currently only available on the /e/ smartphones

    /e/ smartphone are phones purchase through the eSolutions Shop

  • Are built based on source code from the Dev branch which has been released and tested
  • This build undergoes additional and longer testing cycles
  • Builds are made by /e/ using the /e/ build infrastructure and signed by /e/ stable keys
  • Official builds have a maintainer
  • Get regular OTA updates
  • Release Frequency: Monthly or bimonthly
  • Build Naming format: e-0.18-r-2020021341116-stable-mata.zip

Naming format explanation:

e-codeversionnumber-osversion-YYYYMMDDbuildid-stable-devicename.zip

Test

  • Builds are made by /e/ using the /e/ build infrastructure and signed by Android test keys
  • Builds are made to test some new features or an upgrade
  • May or may not get regular OTA updates
  • These builds are only accessible to testing team members
  • Are not available for download on /e/ websites
  • Release Frequency: Depending on testing requirement
  • Build Naming format: /e/OS-0.18-r-2020021341116-test-mata.zip

Naming format explanation:

e-codeversionnumber-osversion-YYYYMMDDbuildid-test-devicename.zip

Unofficial

  • Builds are made by /e/ or external users
  • Made using /e/ sources code with no modifications in any form
  • At times may not have a maintainer as in made by a user who does not own the device
  • Do not receive OTA updates
  • Available for download on /e/ websites and are tagged as “UNOFFICIAL”
  • Release Frequency: Monthly or biMonthly
  • Build Naming format: e-0.7-n-2020021341116-UNOFFICIAL-mata.zip
  • Install these builds at your own risk

Naming format explanation:

e-codeversionnumber-osversion-YYYYMMDDbuildid-UNOFFICIAL-devicename.zip

Custom

  • Builds are made by /e/ or external users
  • The build may have possible changes to /e/ sources and include code developed for specific device support
  • Builds are not supported by /e/
  • Will not be publicly available for download on /e/ websites
  • Install these builds at your own risk
  • Release Frequency: Dependent on the client or ROM Builder
  • Build Naming format: Format to be set by client or ROM Builder