Google Pixel 3 XL Android 10 Custom ROm PixelDust CAF


Google Pixel 3 XL Android 10 Custom ROm PixelDust CAF

PixelDust ROM is an Android 10 ROM especially built for Google Pixel and Nexus devices. They rebased the project to Code Aurora Sources, more commonly known as CAF. CAF ROMs are therefore generally considered to be more optimized for Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SoCs than AOSP ROMs (in performance, RAM management, battery, etc.). We strive to keep the PixelDust Experience as close as possible to Android as Google intended. The have added a decent selection of the coolest custom ROM features that would’ve been missed if they hadn’t been included. The rom is available for Google Pixel 3 XL.


Google Pixel 3 XL Android 10 Custom ROm PixelDust CAF

Google Pixel 3 XL Android 10 Custom ROM PixelDust CAF
Google Pixel 3 XL Android 10 Custom ROM PixelDust CAF



ROM Description

ROM Name: Pixel Dust CAF

OS Version: 10.x

Device: Google Pixel 3 XL

ROM Kernel: Linux Kernel 4.x

ROM Status: Beta

Rom Size: 1.07 GB

ROM Language: English/ Multi language supported

ROM Contributor:

ROM Courtesy: XDA Forum


ROM Features

  • Periodic CAF/AOSP security updates
  • Pixel GApps included (no need to flash any third party GApps)
  • Pixel 4 wallpapers
  • PixelDust Launcher
  • Enhanced theming engine (big thanks to DirtyUnicorns for their commits)

    Pixel 3 additional features
    * All official features of the Pixel 3 incl. ActiveEdge!
    * Kirisakura bluecross kernel (release Q1) compiled with Avalon clang 11

    Additional QS tiles
    * Always On Display
    * Caffeine
    * Language
    * NFC
    * PixelDust Settings
    * Screenshot (Partial/Full/Longshot)
    * and many more

    * Theming: Dark/black themes, Accent colors, Fonts, Icon shapes, QS tile styles

    Lock screen display
    * Battery level on bottom
    * Ambient music ticker
    * Charging info

    * Lock screen PIN quick unlock

    System Gestures
    * Swipe fingerprint for notifications
    * Swipe fingerprint left or right to dismiss notifications
    * Volume rocker skips music tracks
    * Three-fingers-swipe to screenshot

    PixelDust Wallpapers
    * A set of 15 breathtaking space themed Wallpapers

    Theme options
    * Themes: Choose between 48 different accent colors, 8 different clock interfaces and more
    * Style: Automatic, Light, Google dark, Pitch black, Solarized dark, Black Coffee

    Status bar
    * Status bar icon whitelist
    * Network traffic display
    * Clock & date settings
    * Battery settings

    Quick settings
    * Vibrate on touch
    * Secure tiles require unlocking
    * Battery percentage
    * Battery estimate
    * Display clock in QS header
    * Footer brightness slider
    * Brightness slider on/off toggle
    * Brightness slider bottom
    * Auto brightness icon
    * Min-Max icon
    * Status bar pulls down Quick Settings

    * Accidental touch
    * Screen off power button torch
    * Volume Settings: Playback control, Volume wake, Volume steps
    * Volume Panel

    Navigation bar
    * Navbar visibility toggle
    * Layout (normal, compact, left-leaning, right-leaning)
    * Invert layout of Navbar buttons
    * Show arrow keys while typing

    * Status bar dt2s
    * Lock screen dt2s
    * ActiveEdge

    Lock screen
    * Left & right lock screen shortcuts
    * Fingerprint authentication vibration
    * Pocket detection
    * Media cover art
    * Media artwork blur level
    * Lock screen charging animation

    Power menu
    * Disable power menu when locked
    * Power Menu options incl. advanced Restart options and many more

    * Notifications light
    * Battery charging light
    * Ambient display brightness
    * Ambient notification brightness
    * Edge lighting

    * Pulse for NavBar, LockScreen and Ambient Screen
    * Gaming Mode
    * Wake up on charge
    * Rounded corners
    * Disable device identifier restrictions


Known Bug

  • No Info


ROM Screenshots

Google Pixel 3 XL Android 10 Custom ROM PixelDust CAF screenshot



Modification of your android device such as Rooting or flashing Custom Recovery/ROM/tweaker’s results to void of the warranty of the device. (We) and its authors will not responsible for bricked devices / dead SD-card or any damage in your device which is incurred in the process of installing tweaker/ recovery / rom / firmware / rooting / unlocking or any development process the device. We highly advice you to take a backup of your device prior to performing the process. Please do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM, before flashing it! You are choosing to make these modifications. Nevertheless if you need any help, just comments here. We will always pleased to help you.



You must need a unlocked and Custom recovery installed device to use PixelDust CAF in Google Pixel 3 XL


ROM Download

To use PixelDust CAF Rom on your Google Pixel 3 XL , first download the rom file from download link —

  • ROM
  • Go to Open GAAPChoose ARM ⇒ 10.0.0 ⇒Stock to nano depending on which you want to use.


How To Install PixelDust CAF ROM on Pixel 3 XL

  1. At first download and copy the POSP ROM file in Internal storage/SD-card.
  2. It’s wise to backup your Current ROM, no matter how confident or experienced you are. So anything happen unpleasant you can retrieve back your old ROM. If you don’t know how to backup ROM using Custom Recovery then Click Here
  3. Then Go to phone’s custom recovery mode. Almost Every phone by pressing Power button + Volume up/down button  button all together you can access your phone recovery options.
  4. After successfully entering the Custom Recovery Option TWRP first & foremost take a backup up of your current ROM. Select “Backup” 》Select storage 》 backup process may take 5/7 minutes.
  5. Then Wipe DataWipe Cache PartitionWipe Dalvik Cache (You shall find it in Advanced option).
  6. After formatting Cache go to Mount and StorageFormat Data, Format System.
  7. Than come back to main menu of  TWRP.  After that just click install the Rom and the Gaap file from SDCARD.
  8. Voila and enjoy the taste of Google Pixel 3 XL Android 10 Custom ROm PixelDust CAF


Source :  XDA Forum


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