LineageOS 16 is latest unofficial ROM released recently for android smartphones. HTC One M8 is one of the android smartphone getting LineageOS 16 update. LineageOS 16 is totally based on Android 9 Pie including all the features of it. In this tutorial we will briefly describe the latest features of LineageOS 16 and will guide you how to install LineageOS 16 on HTC One M8.
Specifications of HTC One M8:
HTC One M8 comes with Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen. The size of display is 5.3 inches with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels protected by corning gorilla glass 3 technology. The phone is powered by quad-core 2.3 GHz processor.
Regarding the internal storage, the phone include 16 or 32 GB with 2 GB RAM and also support micro-SD card upto 256 GB. The camera of the phone include dual 4MP + 4MP primary camera including features and 5MP secondary camera for selfies.
The connectivity medium include WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, Infrared port, Radio and USB. It is powered by Li-Po 2600 mAh battery to support the power back-up.
Features of LineageOS 16:
This features was introduced to check the apps that was mostly used by users and were considered favourite by users. This feature help to balance the smartphone usage and moderate parts that require attention. It also include timer which user can set while using the particular application. After exceeding the time limit, the application icon will automatically turn grey and you will notice the time spending on this app and your addiction for this application.
Smart Battery Feature
The Smart Battery feature will notice the usage detail of the user and will take an action to restrict the applications that are rarely used by the users. This will help turn down battery consumption.
The Gesture-Based navigation is very useful as now mostly Android phones have almost bezel less and notched display. With this feature, the recently open page can be accessed by swiping up from the bottom.
Methods To Download and install LineageOS 16 on HTC One M8:
To install LineageOS 16 on HTC One M8, you need to follow some pre-requirements:
- Unlock the bootloader on your smartphone. Click on the link below to follow the complete guide on unlocking bootloader, installing TWRP custom recovery and rooting android smartphones:
Guide To unlock bootloader on HTC One M8 through simple methods.
- Make back-up of important data and make sure that you have 50-60% battery back-up.
Download LineageOS 16 and Gapps:
- LineageOS 16 For HTC One M8.
- Gapps 64 bit and Gapps 32 bit.
Simple Steps To install LineageOS 16 on HTC One M8:
Step 1: Download the LineageOS 16 and Gapps from above and then transfer it to the internal storage of your phone.
Step 2: To boot your phone into TWRP recovery, press and hold power and Volume down simultaneously until you enter into TWRP recovery mode.
Step 3: Tap on “Backup” option and then your “Data” and “Cache” from the menu.
Step 4: Tap on “install” option and locate the LineageOS 16 ROM which you have downloaded and transferred it to the internal storage of your phone. Select it.
Step 5: Then Flash the Gapps files. Wait for the flashing process to complete and reboot your phone. You will be booted into LineageOS 16.
Finally Enjoy…. You have installed the LineageOS 16 on HTC One M8.
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