Mobile Operating Systems

If you are an Android user, your device has Google built-in at its core. Google tracks you, collecting a wealth of information, and logging your every move.

A custom ROM, is an open source, usually Google-free mobile OS that can be flashed to your device.

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Replicant OS is a fully-featured distro, with an emphasis on freedom, privacy and security.

OmniRom, Resurrection Remix OS and Paranoid Android are also popular options.

Alternatively, Ubuntu Touch is a Linux (Ubuntu)- based OS. It is secure by design and runs on almost any device, - but it does fall short when it comes to the app store.

To install apps on the Play Store without using the Play Store app see Aurora Store. For Google Play Service see MicroG

Word of Warning

It is not recommended to root, or flash your device with a custom ROM if you are not an advanced user. There are risks involved

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