I finally decided to switch to my Pixel 7. Before installing GrapheneOS on it, I wanted to use stock Android OS for a few weeks, so I could make a fair comparison video.
Good privacy starts with great security. Vanadium, a Chromium-based browser, offers the best sandbox implementation among the competition.
There is no discussion about the security and privacy of a dumb phone.
The Google Pixel 7/Pixel 7 Pro is a great mobile device. With the Google Tensor G2 chip, it's one of the most secure mobile devices you can purchase.
With all software comes vulnerabilities, and Android OS is no exception. CVE-2022-20465 is a Full Lock Screen bypass that works on various Android devices, including the Google Pixel line.
The Google Pixel 6a is a great mobile device. With the Google Tensor chip, it's one of the most secure mobile devices you can purchase.
GrapheneOS provides access to additional permission toggles that AOSP doesn't have. One of those toggles is sensors. A recently released feature now allows you to deny the sensors permission by default.
A type of programmable SIM card known as an eSIM (embedded-SIM) is integrated into a device.
GrapheneOS provides access to two additional permission toggles that are not available on stock Android OS.
If you're curious what apps I use on my personal device, here they are.
There is a massive different between User Profiles and Work Profiles. It's important to understand the differences between them before choosing which one is right for you.
GrapheneOS can look a little intimidating at first. I'll cover the default apps that come with the OS and the app stores to install to get you started.
Do you need working notifications on GrapheneOS? The official Google Play releases can be installed and used in the regular app sandbox on GrapheneOS thanks to a compatibility layer.
This guide is out of date. Please watch the updated video https://youtu.be/SZ0PKtiXTSs.
It's time to DeGoogle your phone and take back some of your privacy. This guide will show you how to install GrapheneOS on a Pixel 6.