LineageOS 16 ROM is now available for Motorola Moto Z2 Force. It is based on Android 9 Pie. You can now manually update your Motorola Moto Z2 Force to a LineageOS 16 ROM. In this tutorial we will discuss some of the features of LineageOS 16 and will guide you how to flash the ROM on your Motorola Moto Z2 Force.
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.
Specifications of Motorola Moto Z2 Force:
Motorola Moto Z2 Force comes with 5.5 inches large display supporting resolution of 1440×2560 pixels protected by shatterproof glass protection. It is powered by octa-core processor. The internal memory of the phone include 128/64 GB with 6 GB RAM or 64 GB with 4 GB RAM.
Regarding the camera, the phone include Dual 12MP + 12MP primary camera with dual-LED flash including features and 5MP secondary camera with Dual-LED flash. The connectivity medium include WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and USB.
It is powered by Li-Ion 2730 mAh battery to support the power back-up.
Methods To Download and install LineageOS 16 on Motorola Moto Z2 Force:
Before proceeding to flash the ROM, you need to follow some pre-requirements:
- Unlock the bootloader on your Motorola Moto Z2 Force. Click on the link below to follow the guide:
Simple Guide To Unlock Bootloader, install TWRP recovery and Root Motorola Moto Z2 Force.
- Make the back-up of your important data and also battery of your phone should be 50-60%.
Download LineageOS 16 and Gapps For Motorola Moto Z2 Force:
- LineageOS 16 For Motorola Moto Z2 Force.
- Gapps 64 bit & Gapps 32 bit.
Simple Steps To Download and install LineageOS 16 on Motorola Moto Z2 Force:
Step 1: Make sure that you have unlocked the bootloader, installed TWRP recovery and Rooted Motorola Moto Z2 Force. As I have provided the link above to follow the complete guide.
Step 2: Download the above files of LineageOS 16 ROM and Gapps and then transfer it to the internal memory of you phone.
Step 3: Boot your phone into TWRP recovery, turn your phone off, press and hold Volume down and power buttons simultaneously until you see the TWRP logo.
Step 4: Tap on “back-up” option and the your “Data” and “Cache” from TWRP menu.
Step 5: Then tap on “install” option and locate the downloaded ROM file which you have transferred to the internal memory of your phone before. Select it. Then tap on “Add more zip files” and select Gapps file and “swipe to confirm flash”.
Step 6: Wait for the flashing process to complete and reboot your phone, then you will be booted into LineageOS 16 on Motorola Moto Z2 Force.
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