@codewiz A problem of using Android without Google is that push notifications are basically dead unless you let every application wake up the phone. I use microG to replace the push implementation in GAPPS, but that requires a patch in frameworks not present in LineageOS. An alternative might be https://unifiedpush.org/ but they are a new project and not many apps have started supporting it yet (however there are Matrix and Mastodon clients that can use UnifiedPush)
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