What is the /e/OS easy-installer?

  • The Easy Installer is a desktop application which helps users install /e/OS on supported devices.

  • The latest version of the tool works on Linux , Windows and macOS

How can I install the /e/OS easy-installer?

The easy-installer beta is available for Linux, Windows and macOS.

Installation guide for Linux

Installation guide for Windows

Installation guide for macOS

List of devices supported by the easy-installer

  • The easy-installer beta version supports 21 devices
  • Note that you can install /e/OS on 200+ devices using the command-line interface (CLI) install method. For details on the devices and the install guides check out this table
  • You can check which version of the /e/OS build the EasyInstaller flashes on your device from the details in the Additional Info column
Tip: To get the Easy Installer working on your PC you would need to install the OS specific fastboot drivers first. Follow the instructions in the Install Guides gives against each device.
Vendor Device Name CodeName Additional Info Driver Installation Model (s)
Gigaset GS290 gs290 Official build Install Guide gs290
Fairphone Fairphone 3 FP3 Official build Install Guide FP3
Fairphone Fairphone 4 FP4 Official build Install Guide FP4
Samsung Galaxy S9 starlte Exynos only, Official build Install Guide SM-G960F, SM-G960F/DS
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus star2lte Exynos only, Official build Install Guide SM-G965F, SM-G965F/DS
Samsung Galaxy S8 dreamlte Exynos only, Official build Install Guide SM-G950F
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus dream2lte Exynos only, Official build Install Guide SM-G955F
Samsung Galaxy S7 herolte Exynos only, Official build Install Guide SM-G930F
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge hero2lte Exynos only, Official build Install Guide SM-G935F
Google Pixel 4 flame Community build   flame
Google Pixel 4XL coral Community build   coral
Google Pixel 4a sunfish Community build   sunfish
Google Pixel 4a 5G bramble Community build   bramble
Google Pixel 5 redfin Official build   redfin
OnePlus Nord avicii Official build   avicii
OnePlus 7T hotdogb Community build   hotdogb
OnePlus 7 pro guacamole Community build   guacamole
OnePlus 8 instantnoodle Community build   instantnoodle
OnePlus 8 pro instantnoodlep Community build   instantnoodlep
Teracube 2e 2020 2e zirconia Official build   2e zirconia
Teracube 2e 2021 emerald Official build   emerald

For more details you can refer a user updated post on the forum where the Easy Installer was tested by /e/OS users against these models

Why are more devices and OS not supported on the easy-installer?

Due to resource constraints the /e/OS team cannot add more devices or operating systems to the easy-installer. Here we request users in the community with development experience to help us:

  • Support new devices
    • with its architecture based configuration files, it is easy to add new devices to the Easy Installer
  • Add support for more Operating systems
Tip: We share details on how you can add more devices in this document

I want to develop the source further. How can I help?

To build or improve upon the easy-installer code check the documentation here…

Tip: To discuss about the easy-installer project, get help or contribute on it come to our Community Forum

Still have some queries on the easy-installer ?

Check out the easy-installer FAQ

Thank you in advance!