Update OnePlus 5: Another Custom ROM for the OnePlus 5 is here! LineageOS (Previously, CyanogenMod) is a free open source operating system. This Custom ROM is considered as the best in term of Stability and Smoothness.
LineageOS has done an impressive job by adding official support for the OnePlus 5. The most exciting flagship (cheeseburger), which has had an unofficial build for a while now. I am surprised it took too long to roll the official build, but late is better than never.
You can Install LineageOS 15.1 Oreo Custom Firmware in the OnePlus 5 using our tutorial below. Your phone should have the Bootloader Unlocked, and a custom recovery like TWRP installed from before. We will be covering entire step-by-step instructions for installing this firmware.
Please read the entire tutorial below and wait for a little, you will be ready to enjoy the test of LineageOS 15.1 Oreo Custom ROM.
If this is your first time when you are installing a Custom ROM or an Official Firmware, we understand you would want to make sure that everything goes smooth. So before actually performing anything on your device, make sure to backup all your Data, Files, Contacts, WhatsApp chats and SMS.
We will be playing a clean flash; your entire data will be wiped clean — like a brand new phone.
Remember: All the custom ROMs, Official Firmware, How-to guides, tutorials, roots, hacks, and tricks mentioned on our site belong to the respective developers. We are not responsible if anything goes wrong with your device. Perform it at your own risk.
This fantastic ROM comes with a lot of amazing features. Following are some of the main features of the OnePlus 5 Lineage OS:
Quick switching apps
Notifications: redesigned, bundled and Quick Reply-able
System UI Tuner is back
Customizable Quick Settings
Doze Mode on the Go
Multi-language support, emoji and app links
Do Not Disturb
Data Saver denies internet access to background apps when you’re connected to cellular data
Make sure you have correctly installed OnePlus 5 USB Driver on your computer. If not, please download from any official source and install it correctly. Otherwise, your computer will not detect your device.
Things to Remember
Make sure your phone has at least 80 – 85% charge. If not, please do charge it before starting the experiment.
Make sure your device has TWRP Custom Recovery installed from before. Otherwise, this tutorial will not work!
This tutorial will WIPE OUT all your DATA. Make sure to create a Backup of everything before starting the tutorial.
You need to perform a Dalvik Cache wipe in recovery mode before installing the ROM.
How to Install LineageOS 15.1 Oreo Custom ROM on OnePlus 5
We have mentioned full step by step instructions on how to install LineageOS 15.1 Android 8.1 Oreo ROM on OnePlus 5. If you are entirely new for flashing a Custom ROM or an Official Firmware, please read the entire tutorial once before actually performing it on your device.
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