Functionality Tables

This page documents what hardware and software features are expected to be non-functional on DivestOS. See also the known issues page and the bug reporting page if necessary.

Hardware Features

While some hardware might not require proprietary userspace blobs, the hardware itself is non-free and runs proprietary firmware.

Accelerometer/GyroWorksSome devices utilize blobs for sensors
AudioWorksSome audio blobs are removed
BluetoothWorksSome devices utilize blobs for Bluetooth
CameraWorksNo camera blobs are removed
Cell ServiceWorksMany radio blobs are removed, but is kept fully functional
CompassWorksNo blobs are required for the compass
GPSWorksMany location blobs are removed, but is kept fully functional
GPUWorksNo GPU blobs are removed
HW Audio DecodingWorksNo DSP/Hexagon blobs are removed
HW EncryptionWorksSome TrustZone/Keystore blobs are removed
HW Packet ProcessorWorksNo blobs are required for Qualcomm's IPA
HW Video DecodingWorksNo Venus blobs are removed
IR TransceiverWorksNo IR blobs are removed
Light SensorWorksNo blobs are required for the light sensor
NFCWorksSome devices utilize blobs for NFC
Proximity SensorWorksNo blobs are required for the proximity sensor
Wi-FiWorksSome devices utilize blobs for Wi-Fi
Wireless ChargingDependsAll Qualcomm WiPower blobs are removed, newer devices utilizing WiPower will not work

Software Features

Android AutoDoes not workNo Play Services
AudioFXDoes not workMany AudioFX blobs are removed
ChromecastDoes not workNo Play Services
Device EncryptionWorksSome TrustZone/Keystore blobs are removed
DRM/HDCPDoes not workAll DRM and HDCP blobs are removed
Google SafetyNetDoes not workNo Play Services
IMS/VoLTEWorksSelect IMS blobs are removed, but is kept working
VoWiFi/Wi-Fi CallingDoes not workAll VoWiFi blobs are removed
Qualcomm aptXWorksOn devices where it is available
RCSDoes not workAll RCS blobs are removed
Tethering (BT/USB/Wi-Fi)WorksNo blobs are required for Tethering
Wireless DisplayUnknownThere are many different protocols. All Qualcomm Wireless Display blobs are removed.


See this section for more information. This section is largely focused on proprietary apps, as the vast majority of apps from eg. F-Droid work without issue.
Disclaimer, the following section is largely user contributed, nor do we endorse or recommend any of the following apps.

Ace RacerGamingReported Working2023/05
Amazon Prime VideoMedia StreamingReported Mostly Working2023/05: Bumpy but works
Apex Legends Mobile (deprecated)GamingReported Working2023/01
Apple MusicMedia StreamingReported Working2022/11
Arena BreakoutGamingReported Working2023/05
BMO (Canada)BankingReported Working2023/05
Call of Duty MobileGamingReported Working2023/04: 32-bit works, 64-bit is broken by hmalloc.
Call of Duty: Warzone MobileGamingReported Working2023/05
CIBC (USA+Canada)BankingReported Working2023/05
Combat MasterGamingReported Working2023/05
Devil WarGamingReported Working2023/05
Devils Be Dead: Rise of DemonsGamingReported Working2023/05
DiscordCommunicationReported Mostly Working2023/05: No notifications.
DKB-TAN2goBankingReported Broken2023/05: Complains about GSF
DoorDashShoppingReported Broken2023/04: Complains about OS, maybe SafetyNet.
Farlight 84GamingReported Working2023/05
Flaming DurtlesEducationReported Working2023/06
Genshin ImpactGamingReported Working2023/01
Google CameraPhotographyTested Working2023/04
Google MapsNavigationReported Working2023/05
Google Play Music (deprecated)Media StreamingTested Working2017/07: Doesn't rely on DRM.
Just RunHealthReported Working2023/06
League of Legends: Wild RiftGamingReported Working2022/01
Lost LightGamingReported Working2023/05
Microsoft EdgeWebTested Working2023/04
Microsoft LensProductivityReported Working2023/05
MoovitNavigationReported Working2023/05
NetflixMedia StreamingTested Broken2022: Relies on Google's Widevine DRM
New State MobileGamingReported Working2022/01
Opera BrowserWebTested Working2023/04
OVPNUtilityReported Working2023/06
PandoraMedia StreamingTested Working2017: Doesn't rely on DRM
Projet Bloodstrike (beta)GamingReported Working2023/05
PUBG MobileGamingReported Working2022/01
Satori ReaderReadingReported Working2023/06
Skiff MailCommunicationReported Working2023/06
SkyShowtimeMedia StreamingReported Broken2023/05
SoundcloudMedia StreamingTested Working2017: Doesn't rely on DRM
SpotifyMedia StreamingReported Working2023/05
Square Point of SaleFinanceTested Working2017: Doesn't rely on Google SafetyNet
SteamGamingReported Working2023/05
Steam LinkGamingTested Working2023/01
TD (USA+Canada)BankingReported Working2023/05
TKHealthReported Working2023/05
UpNoteProductivityReported Working2023/06
Vivaldi BrowserWebReported Working2023/05
WhatsAppCommunicationReported Working2023/04
Yandex BrowserWebTested Working2023/04