How to install LineageOS on its Android smartphone [Exclusive Guide]

3:13 am January 27, 20178429

CyanogenMOD, it’s now over. From the ashes was born the project LineageOS, which for already been very successful and resumed the bases and values of the fire model Cyanogen. If you want to taste this alternative ROM, but you don’t know exactly how to install it, follow our tutorial to install it easily on your smartphone!

LineageOS

Android for always had a specificity compared to its competitors: budding can be changed at any time by the developers of the world, which often offer their alternative ROMS to download for anyone who would like to install them.

This for created a huge community around massive projects, such as the Paranoid Android ROM for example. While Cyanogen Inc. announced the end of CyanogenMOD , one of the best-known and most-used Roma worldwide, this scene for been a big upheaval.

But free software is such that nothing ever really dies. From the ashes of Cyanogen was born LineageOS , taking over the major part of the project for years to come. If you want to enjoy this next-gen Cyano, simply follow our tutorial.

Prerequisites

the operation will ask you to Flash a ROM on your phone system. Because of this, they ask the pre-requisites typical of this kind of operation, namely:

  • smartphone compatible
  • recovery custom as TWRP or ClockwordMod
  • 1, 5 GB of memory see more available on your phone
  • battery charge of 30% (we recommend more by security)

If you do not have a custom recovery We recommend you go to our forum where our community for created many tutorials by device for this. Feel free also to share on this one if you have the slightest doubt!

This will reset your phone. So remember make a backup of it before the flash, and remember to synchronize your contacts with Google to lose them!

Download LineageOS to your smartphone

LineageOS compatibility is currently limited to some devices. In the future, in the image of CyanogenMOD, the community will adapt it to a number always more important terminals. So fear not: if it is not yet available for your phone, it could be in the future.

To download the ROM for your phone, go to LineageOS official website .

Once it is downloaded, simply transfer it to your phone memory. To help you find, feel free to move it to root your phone.

Flash LineageOS on your smartphone

you don’t need anymore. It is time for the installation. To do this, turn off your phone and enter recovery mode by doing this:

  • hold on low Volume
  • of the same time, keep pressing the Start button (+ button on Samsung Home)
  • wait a few seconds and release the Start button

you are now in recovery mode. On TWRP, simply click on ‘Install’, and go get at the root of the file LineageOS that you just downloaded. When asked, drag from left to right on ‘Swipe to install’ to start the installation of the ROM.

be patient, and your phone will restart on LineageOS! To be sure of having no bug because of residual files on your phone, restart your phone in recovery once again, select “Wipe” and slide to start the operation.

Your phone is clean as a whistle, now nine, and for LineageOS! Just you to enjoy one of the best stock Android of the moment Roma, pending its next updates!