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Download and Install Substratum on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
Pixel 2 is a fabulous device of 2017 and now in 2018 and it can be made more amazing using themes. Substratum for Pixel 2 can be used to install themes in Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL. We will learn how to install Substratum on Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 without rooting your device.
Google has really done a good work launching Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL with all these features. There are various discussion about it in smartphone market but everyone have to believe at last that it is the best smartphone you can buy right now. Software installed in Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL is almost stock android. Just some feature of pixel has been introduced over it. It’s disappointing that Google didn’t provide a feature to set or change themes. No worry as now we can do it by using Substratum for Pixel 2. Read ahead to know about installation of substratum for Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL.
Substratum for Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
After the vanishing of CynogenMod from smartphones CM theme engine also went into oblivion. As CM theme engine has gone and there was no way left to install themes and customize android smartphones Substratum was launched. At the launching time substratum only supported rooted devices but from the latest update of Android that is Oreo it can be used in any device without rooting it.
We all know that Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL has Android Oreo preinstalled in it and so without any problem we can easily install substratum on them and make use of various varieties of themes available in it.
Download Substratum for Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
Download the below mentioned 2 applications to make substratum work finely in your Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL device.
Download Substratum App : substratum theme engine
Download Andromeda App : andromeda ★ substratum stock rootless backend (Unreleased)
How to Install/Setup Substratum on Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL
- Before proceeding further install all mentioned applications above.
- Enable USB Debugging on your device by going into setting and enable USB debugging in developer option.
- When you open Andromeda on phone its shows disconnect for connection status.
4. Now connect smartphone to PC via a USB cable.
5. Once you’ve have connected your device
Windows users: Download AndromedaClient-Windows-3.4.zip. Extract the ZIP and double click on the only batch file inside the zip. Ensure only ONE device is connected and press any key to continue. You will now see the script run in a Command Prompt window and it will launch Substratum!
Mac users: Download AndromedaClient-Mac-3.2.dmg. Open up the DMG and double click on AndromedaClient (purple icon), then it will ask you to pick the disk image that you just mounted in the file browser. Click on OK then wait for your device to launch Substratum!
Linux: Download AndromedaScript-Linux-3.2.zip. Unzip the archive and run ./start_andromeda.sh. Watch the script as it runs and done!
6. After attempting all above steps open substratum manually if it doesn’t open automatically. To check if script worked open Andromeda app and see connection status as connected.
7. Now the Andromeda service is up and running on your device!
That’s it now you have a device installed with substratum. Also keep in mind that when you reboot your device the connected service gets terminated. Enjoy installing different themes in your Pixel 2 or Pixel XL 2. If you have any doubt clear it by commenting below.