The /e/ Foundation make a deGoogled version of Android and sell phones preloaded with it. You can follow them at:

➡️ @e_mydata

/e/'s website is at, and they sell deGoogled phones under the Murena brand at, including ethically-made models by @Fairphone

/e/ also provides (optional) cloud services for these phones through a custom @nextcloud instance.

Topio e.V. is a German non-profit organisation which helps ordinary people "de-Google" their phones by installing privacy-friendly operating systems. They run events to help with this including workshops, exhibitions, lectures etc. You can follow at:

(all are in German language)

➡️ (main account)

➡️ (photos)

➡️ @topio_space (events)

Their website is at

Fediphoto Lineage is an app for Android phones which makes it as easy as possible to share photos on the Fediverse. You can follow at:

➡️ @fediphoto_lineage

It's available through @fdroidorg and has a page at

It's based on an app by @pla, who enjoyed sharing pictures on the Fediverse while out and about. PLA sadly died in January 2021, and Fediphot Lineage aims to honour his memory by keeping his project alive.

Briar is an encrypted peer-to-peer messenger app which works both online through @torproject and offline through local connections (wifi, bluetooth, SD cards). You can follow at:

➡️ @briar

Briar works even if internet access is restricted or broken, more info at

(The app is in many languages including Ukrainian 🇺🇦 !)

It's available for Android from @fdroidorg and Google Play, and for Linux desktop from

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F-Droid is an alternative app store for Android phones which only carries privacy-friendly free open source software. You can follow at:

➡️ @fdroidorg

Their site is

Google has made it a bit difficult to install F-Droid on a Google Android device. However, once it's been installed F-Droid is very easy to use.

Here's a guide for how to install it:

The microG Project aims to fully de-Google the Android OS by providing free open source alternatives to Google's proprietary services and libraries. You can follow the project at:

➡️ @microg

MicroG's website is at

MicroG is used for example by @e_mydata on their de-Googled Android phones.

GadgetBridge is a free open privacy-friendly replacement for closed source Android apps that some accessories require, for example some brands of fitness trackers, smartwatches, headphones etc. You can follow the project at:

➡️ @gadgetbridge

Find out more on the project's website at

The app is available through @fdroidorg

FediLab is a free open Android app for using Mastodon/PixelFed/Friendica/PeerTube etc. You can follow its official account at:

➡️ @apps

The FediLab website is at

FediLab is free of charge when downloaded from @fdroidorg or paid when downloaded from Google Play.

They also make TubeLab (a dedicated PeerTube app) and FediPlan (a web app for scheduling posts to Mastodon etc).

Andy Balaam posts in-depth tutorial videos about programming in many different programming languages. You can follow at:


If the videos aren't visible on your instance yet, you can see them all at

Balaam also has a Mastodon account at and a website at

Tusky is a free open source Mastodon app for Android phones. You can follow at:

➡️ @Tusky

The official website is at

Tusky adds useful additional features to Mastodon such as following hashtags and saving draft posts.

It's available through @fdroidorg and Google Play.

Briar is a free open source encrypted peer-to-peer messaging system. You can use it over the internet through @torproject or locally through wifi and bluetooth. You can follow the "not yet official" account at:

➡️ @briar

The Briar app is available from @fdroidorg and Google Play. A desktop PC app is in development.

The project website is at

Kiwix is a free open source app for offline viewing and searching of Wikipedia, Gutenberg, StackExchange etc. It lets you use and distribute physical copies of websites entirely offline.

You can follow at:

➡️ @kiwix

The app is available for Linux, Mac, Windows, Android and iPhone/iPad from

Iodé is a French-based company selling de-googlised Android smartphones, you can follow them at:

➡️ @iode

Their phones include new @Fairphone and Teracube devices, and refurbished Samsung and Sony devices.

The Iodé website is at

Cryptomator is a free open app that lets you add an end-to-end encrypted folder to your existing cloud service. You can follow at:

➡️ @cryptomator

Cryptomator works with popular cloud services such as @nextcloud, DropBox, Google Drive, One Drive, iCloud etc.

The app is for Linux, Mac, Windows, Android and iPhone/iPad from

Nitrokey sell privacy-friendly FOSS security keys, smartphones, laptops etc. You can follow at:

➡️ @nitrokey

Their website is at

Nitrokey's latest product is the NitroPhone, a de-googlised Android smartphone with GrapheneOS pre-installed. More info at

Volla is a German company which sells smartphones with pre-installed de-googlised Android or Ubuntu Touch.

You can follow them at:

➡️ @volla (in English and German)

Their website is at (in English) and (in German).

Ubuntu Touch is maintained by @ubports

Exodus Privacy is a website that lets you find out how privacy-friendly different Android apps are. You can follow at:

➡️ @exodus

The site is at

The account posts in English and French.

/e/ develops and sells de-googlised Android smartphones. You can follow at:

➡️ @e_mydata

Their website is at and their phone shop is at

The /e/ version of Android can also be self-installed onto your existing device.

One of the models with /e/ preinstalled is the @Fairphone, which is built as ethically as possible (fair wages & working conditions, recycled materials etc).

AntennaPod is a free open source podcast player for Android devices. You can follow their official account at:

➡️ @AntennaPod

The app lets you listen to podcasts, keep track of episodes and manage your podcast subscriptions through open standards like RSS links.

It's available from @fdroidorg and Google Play.

You can find out more on their website at

K-9 Mail is one of the most popular free open source e-mail apps for Android devices. You can follow their official account at:

➡️ @k9mail

Their website is at

It's available to download from @fdroidorg, Google Play and Amazon App Store.

(You can also download the app and source from the git at

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