Custom ROMs are the best source for some custom options for your device. Almost all custom ROMs have some special abilities, whether it’s speed, performance or customization. Sometimes you also need to install custom kernel with any custom ROM to fully experience that custom ROM. If you are now convinced for installing any custom ROM on your OnePlus One then I’m here to help you with 10 best custom ROM for your device and you can select the one that suits you and your device.
Before installing any custom ROM on your phone you have to do a lot of work. First you have to root your device (root OnePlus One easily) and the you have to install a custom recovery which is very useful to install a custom ROM on your phone.
CyanogenMod custom ROMs are always based on stock Android versions and replicate all the features and interface. The 12.1 version of the CyanogenMod custom ROM is based on Android 5.1 Lollipop Android version made by Google. In this custom ROM you will get all the features of Android 5.1 Lollipop like the material design, fast battery charging and all the security related features.
In CM 12.1 custom ROM you will get some more features in this ROM added by CyanogenMod team, so you can tweak your phones performance and interface. It comes with a theme option installed in the settings menu with which you can change your phone theme to any other interface like windows theme, MI UI and many more themes to download from the online server. Furthermore, performance boosting there is a feature to increase RAM and overclock your phone’s CPU or GPU.
Cyan Hacker custom ROM:
Cyan Hacker custom ROM is basically based on Liquid Smooth firmware to give you the best of your device. The custom ROM will make your phone’s interface as smooth as liquid.
Some main features of this ROM which makes this custom ROM unique is anywhere gesture, battery saver mode, Drive Mode and theme engine.
Resurrection Remix 5.5.0 Custom ROM:
The Resurrection Remix custom ROM is based on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop version with all the features. Additionally, this Rom has some great customization ability so you can customize your device at a new level.
Some features of this custom ROM is customizable navigation bar, status bar, home screen, notification panel, hardware keys and much more. Almost every part of this custom ROM is customizable.
crDroid Custom ROM:
The crDroid custom ROM makers always focus on the stability and best performance, you might get disappointed with the stock Android 4.4 KitKat interface but you will get amazed by the performance.
You will get some features like call black list, notification filter and quick share and delete screen shots. Try this custom ROM if you are not interface freaky.
Paranoid Android 5.1 Unofficial build:
Paranoid Android is well-known for its customizable features this custom ROM is really paranoid and you should use this once if you are paranoid about User interface customization and nothing else.
As this custom ROM is an unofficial build, still this custom ROM has all the features of the official build. Some features: Android 5.0 Lollipop based, material design and pre-rooted.
Dirty Unicorns Unofficial build:
Well, Dirty unicorns developers haven’t made any official build for OnePlus One but some third-party developers done this for us. They made a fully featured Dirty Unicorns custom ROM for OnePlus One users.
Some main and good feature of this ROM is Lock screen shortcuts, PIE control, and some customization and based on Android 4.4 Kit Kat version.
Euphoria OS 1.1 Custom ROM:
Euphoria OS is purely based on Android 5.1 Lollipop which means you will get full material design with all the features of Android 5.1 Lollipop. If you want your phone to look elegant then this custom ROM is for you.
Some features of this ROM is (as they can occupy this whole article that’s why I’m listing some of them) very fast, stock Android Lollipop interface and many more.
PAC Man Custom ROM:
PAC Man custom ROM is a combination of three custom ROM: Paranoid Android, Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and CyanogenMod that means lots of customization with great performance in one.
Features of this PAC Man custom ROM is same as the ROM I told you about above that means simplicity, customization and elegance at one place.
Xenon HD Custom ROM:
Team Horizon made this ROM for those who needs performance in their device. This custom ROM is based on Android 5.1 Lollipop an Android Open Source project.
Three main features of this Xenon HD custom ROM are Rock stable, buttery smooth and blazing fast (that’s what the developers says). If you want to experience it then install it on your device.
Liquid Smooth custom ROM:
Last but not the least custom ROM in our list is Liquid Smooth custom ROM for our OnePlus One. If you are hard-core gamer like me and played from Flappy Bird to Modern Combat 5 then you should try this ROM on your phone one.
The main feature of this ROM is that this ROM is light, customizable and eats less amount of RAM from your device.
I’ve listed the hand-picked custom ROM for your OnePlus One. I gave you almost all the details of all the custom ROMs so you will not get confused and pick the one which suits best for you. Moreover, if you have any problem selecting or any installation problem then you can freely contact me suing the connect section below.
You can Download the Google Apps zip file for each custom ROM and install it in your custom recovery. It works with both TWRP Recovery and ClockworkMod recovery. Including the Gapps packages will mean you don’t lose the Google Apps.