|Source model||Open source|
|Latest release||v8 (Android 12 based)|
|Update method||OTA or zip installation|
The first releases was developed by Cristiano Matos in late 2012, for the Samsung Galaxy S3.
Features and installation procedure was highlighted by Neeraj jast in 2015.
In 2015 a LineageOS-based version for the Samsung Galaxy S4 was announced. In 2017, Mathew Diekhake of ConsumingTech highlighted crDroid version 2.5 Android 7.1.1 Nougat as one of the "Best Custom ROMs" for Nextbit Robin. Rafia Shaikh wrote about obtaining Pixel Look and Feel on the HTC One M8 with crDroid.
2018 is the year the crDroid website was launched.
At one point crDroid was called "[the most] beautiful Android based custom ROM" and a long list of supported devices was published. Saad Khan of TeamAndroid called crDroid a "simply pure Android experience without any other non-sense features" in an article on updating Nexus 7 (2012) to Android 7.1.2.
Mohammed Huwais of GetDroidTips wrote a detailed article on crDroid Android 7.1.2 Nougat On General Mobile GM 5, and the list of supported devices was long. Tomek Kondrat of XDA Developers highlighted crDroid's unofficial port of LineageOS 15.1 for Honor 5X.
In 2019, Aamir Siddiqui of XDA Developers wrote about the progress of custom development for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, that included crDroid, LineageOS 16 and Pixel Experience.
Arol Wright of XDA developers highlighted availability of Android 10 with crDroid for several devices in late 2019.
crDroid was listed with several other Android 10 ROMs in a 2019 list by Stephen Perkins of GadgetHacks.
crDroid 7 was launched on October 14 2020 initially supporting OnePlus 5/T.
crDroid has been listed among the best custom ROMs for Android in an article published by Nilayan Ghosh of AndroidBlog.org.
On 09.01.2022, crDroid 8  was initially released alongside a website redesign, being among the best Android 12 ROMS, supporting lots of customization options.