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iOS Alternatives for Android

iOS is not available for Android but there are plenty of alternatives with similar functionality. The best Android alternative is Android, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to iOS and 14 are available for Android so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Android alternatives to iOS are LineageOS, /e/, CalyxOS and Replicant.

iOS alternatives are mainly Operating Systems but may also be Mobile OSs or Android ROMs. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of iOS.
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    Android

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Android Wear
    60 alternatives to Android 

    Android is an operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. It consists of a kernel based on the Linux kernel, with middleware, libraries and APIs written in C and application software running on an application framework which includes...

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    LineageOS

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    59 alternatives to LineageOS 

    A free and open-source operating system for smartphones and tablet computers, based on the Android mobile platform. It is the successor to the highly popular custom ROM CyanogenMod, from which it was forked in December 2016 when Cyanogen Inc.

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    1.  Privacy focusedLineageOS is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  LightweightLineageOS consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    kayvonkamyar

    It’s Android with all the themes and emulators and stuff, and it’s iOS, nothing spying on you. Best of both worlds.

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    /e/

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    57 alternatives to /e/ 

    /e/ is a fork of LineageOS that aims to be completely free of everything Google. Not only that, but there are a number of goals the developer has in mind for /e/ that more people feel are vital to a mobile operating system.

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    1.  Privacy focused/e/ is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Lightweight/e/ consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Guest

    It is free software and privacy focused

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    CalyxOS

    • Android
    53 alternatives to CalyxOS 

    Everyone needs a phone. Not everyone wants governments and corporations tracking their every move and spying on their communications. CalyxOS lets you have your cake and eat it too, with "Privacy by Design".

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    1.  Privacy focusedCalyxOS is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    Encrypted communications
    Tor Browser installed
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    Replicant

    • Android
    56 alternatives to Replicant 

    Replicant is a distribution of Android that is 100% Free Software.

    Most of Android is licensed freely under the Apache License 2.0. The Linux core is mostly Free Software under the GPLv2. However, there are numerous components of the default software stack on the devices that ar.

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    1.  Root requiredRequires root to use Replicant, mainly relevant for Android apps.
    2.  Privacy focusedReplicant is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    jonson87

    WOW its great. free and real software's are really helpful for low budget users<a href="https://alightmotionapk.pro">,</a>

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    DivestOS

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    58 alternatives to DivestOS 

    A mobile operating system divested from the norm.

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    1.  Privacy focusedDivestOS is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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    MIUI

    54 alternatives to MIUI 

    MIUI is a stock and aftermarket firmware for smartphones and tablet computers based on Android. MIUI, developed by Xiaomi, includes various features such as theming support. It is updated every Friday based on the feedback from its test users.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of MIUI.
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    nabarunroy

    MIUI is not an os to start with.

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    ProtonAOSP

    • Android
    58 alternatives to ProtonAOSP 

    ProtonAOSP is a minimal Android fork (custom ROM) focused on UI/UX and performance, with a touch of privacy.

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    OxygenOS

    • Android
    57 alternatives to OxygenOS 

    The new operating system from OnePlus, based on Android. OxygenOS is light and essential with subtle, useful features.

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    1.  Root requiredRequires root to use OxygenOS, mainly relevant for Android apps.
    Gestures
    Customizable lockscreen
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    Fairphone Open

    • Android
    55 alternatives to Fairphone Open 

    alternative, open source version of Fairphone OS, built by Fairphone, that puts transparency and ownership in the spotlight.

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