Fairphone Open 22.02.0-rel.0 release

Fairphone Open 22.02.0-rel.0 is publicly available now. After multiple beta versions, this is the first public release of Fairphone Open based on Android 10.


Changes from the previous Fairphone Open release (21.12.0-rel.1).

  • General Android 10 improvements

  • Drop Music app, because it is no longer updated by AOSP. Use the preloaded F-Droid store to install a music player of your choice.

  • Update Chromium WebView to version 98.0.4758.71

  • Update to security patch level 2022-02-05

Please report any (new) issues through the public issue tracker. As usual, please specify the steps to reproduce, and provide as many details as possible.

Installation procedure

You can choose between two ways of updating. Either way works equally well:

  • Over the Air (OTA) Update

  • Manual installation

OTA update (with the Updater)

  1. Make sure you are on the latest Android 9 release (21.12.0-rel.1);

  2. Install Fairphone Open 22.02.0-rel.0 through the Updater. This is the upgrade to Android 10.

Manual installation (with fastboot)

  1. Download the manual installation archive for Fairphone Open 22.02.0-rel.0

  2. Extract the archive;

  3. Turn your phone off;

  4. Connect your Fairphone 2 in fastboot mode;

  5. Execute the flashing script:

    • flash-for-unix.sh on GNU/Linux,

    • flash-for-mac.command on macOS, and

    • flash-for-windows.bat on Windows;

  6. Press Enter once the Fairphone 2 has been flashed and let the system boot up.