Leaving Apple & Google:

/e/OS is contributing to a more sustainable world, A look at what’s new in our user interface and FP3+ news

/e/OS redefines the mobile operating system paradigm for a more sustainable world

Two years ago, /e/OS was envisioned as a pro-privacy, fully deGoogled, mobile OS and associated online services. In addition to being a great alternative to Apple and Google, it is progressively paving the way to a better and more sustainable IT world…

Read all the details in our article on Medium.

/e/OS and the (not) Android user interface

Let’s have a look at the whys and whats of /e/OS user graphical interface: the launcher, the user interface consistency, the top-bar cleaning… and what’s in the works.

Read more here!

FP3+ & /e/OS, and newly supported devices

Here is a picture of one of the first boot of /e/OS on the FP3+!

The development is making good progress and we expect to have a fully functioning version on /e/-Android 10 by the end of the month.

By the way, pre-orders for the /e/-FP3+ are still opened!

/e/OS now supports new devices such as:
  • Samsung S III Neo
  • BQ Aquaris X2 & X2 Pro
  • Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus & 3 Plus Wi-Fi

All supported devices at https://doc.e.foundation/devices

How can I contribute and support the /e/ project?

We are often asked how to contribute to the /e/ project and we are pleased to answer this question because users’ contributions are key to the success of an ambitious project like ours.
Now is the good time! There has never been so many questions and comments about user’s data privacy, Google, Apple and alternatives to regain control over data privacy… The timing is great and you can contribute in many ways:
Test /e/OS, report bugs, contribute to patches!
Everyone is welcome to report issues with /e/OS, and possible solutions. Just make sure you can reproduce the problem, post appropriate context information, if possible, some “logs” and ideally… a solution!
Help others! Join the global community!
 We have a growing community of users who are discussing their experience with /e/OS. Join now, you will be able to help others answer common or uncommon questions they have about /e/:

Join discussions, spread the word!

It’s important to share your experience on our forums, tell us about what you like, your frustrations… It helps us to identify improvements for the product and make it a Premium mobile ecosystem.

Also, please share the word! Every day, new users discover /e/ and love the project. We need all forces to ensure that as many people as possible learn about the project. We can’t count on mainstream media for this!

So share with friends and your community channels, talk about /e/ on social media, say why you like it!

You can also share what we post on Mastodon and Twitter.

Contribute financially!
With your help, we can support a growing team of passionate contributors, keep /e/ completely independent and make /e/OS sustainable over time.

Every donation helps the project to pursue additional developments, rent servers for compilation, rent servers to host your e.email account or the community forum, pay for domain names and other key expenses amongst other things.

If you can afford a recurring donation, become an /e/ Patron!

Otherwise, choose from the different donations options, and get a reward in return!