Leaving Apple & Google:

  • /e/OS Easy Installer is now available on Windows!
  • Several new smartphone models are now supported by /e/OS

Note: for technical reasons, we are not able to publish this newsletter to the web this week, so it won’t be available in other languages. Sorry for the inconvenience!

/e/OS Easy Installer is now available on Windows!

After Linux, the /e/OS Easy Installer is now available for Windows! Getting /e/OS on your device is easier than ever!
Read our documentation for more information by following this link.

Several new smartphone models now support /e/OS

/e/OS now supports several more phone models:
  • Asus Zenfone 3
  • Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1
  • Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2
  • OPPO R5 and R5s
  • OPPO R7 Plus and R7s
Also, the Honor 5X and LeEco Le 2 are the latest phone models to get an Android upgrade in /e/OS and move to Pie!
All supported devices at https://doc.e.foundation/devices/

Vote for new applications at ecloud.global!

ecloud.global is your private cloud based on NextCloud, OnlyOffice, Postfix, … where you can retrieve the pictures and videos you took with your /e/ smartphone, use your @e.email webmail service, edit office documents online and more…
We will soon add new applications to the cloud, but we want to listen to your needs first!

Get your /e/OS smartphone now!

Now is the time to purchase an /e/OS smartphone: prices have dropped on several models!

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!
Anyone is really welcome to report issues with /e/OS, and possible solutions. Just make sure you can reproduce the problem, post appropriate context information, possibly 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!