If you are OnePlus 6 user and want to update your smartphone to a latest version of Android, then you are on the right place. LineageOS 16 is an unofficial latest release based on Android 9 Pie and now available for OnePlus 6 smartphone.
You can flash the ROM manually on your OnePlus 6 smartphone. In this tutorial we will discuss some of the features of LineageOS 16 and will guide you how to download and install LineageOS 16 on your OnePlus 6.
Features of LineageOS 16:
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.
This is the awesome app that will help user to easily reach their destination. With Slices feature, the user will be able to use app functions without entering in it. Whenever, the user will search for that particular application. It will prompt a small properties window containing few quick actions related to that application. This function of this feature is much quicker and user friendly.
This feature is quite outstanding as it work with artificial intelligence. The feature will take notice of the time, when you will change the brightness and will remember it for future and will adjust the brightness according to time and brightness.
Specifications of OnePlus 6:
OnePlus 6 is a quality Android smartphones that comes with 6.28 inches display supporting resolution of 1080×2280 pixels and protected by corning gorilla glass 5 technology. It is equipped with octa-core processor. The internal memory of the phone include 128/256 GB with 8 GB RAM or 64 GB with 6 GB RAM.
Regarding the camera, the phone include 16MP + 20MP Primary camera with dual-LED flash including features and 16MP secondary camera for selfies. The connectivity medium include WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and USB. The phone is powered by Li-Po 3300 mAh battery to support the power back-up.
Methods To Download and install LineageOS 16 on OnePlus 6:
You need to follow some pre-requirements in order to flash the ROM on your device:
- Unlock the bootloader on your device. Click on the link below to follow the complete guide:
- Make the backup of your important data and also the battery of your phone should be 50-60%.
Download LineageOS 16 and Gapps For OnePlus 6:
Simple Steps To install LineageOS 16 on OnePlus 6:
Step 1: Before proceeding to flash the ROM, make sure that you have unlock the device, install TWRP recovery and rooted Oneplus 6. As I have provided the link above to follow the complete guide.
Step 2: Download the above files of LineageOS 16 and Gapps and then transfer it to the internal storage of your phone.
Step 3: Boot your phone into TWRP recovery mode, turn your phone off, press and hold Volume down and Power buttons simultaneously until you see the TWRP logo.
Step 4: Tap on the “back-up” option and then “Data” and “Cache” from the recovery menu.
Step 5: Then tap on the “install” option and locate the downloaded ROM file which you have transferred it to the internal storage of your phone before. Select it. 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. Your phone will be booted into LineageOS 16 on OnePlus 6.
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