Hey! OnePlus 5 users, good news for you as Unofficial update LineageOS 16 has been released and now available for OnePlus 5. LineageOS 16 include a lot of new features. It is based on Android 9 pie. You can also manually install it on your OnePlus 5 smartphone.
In this tutorial we will guide you how to flash LineageOS 16 ROM on your OnePlus 5 smartphone. Just follow this guide and you are good to go.
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 5:
OnePlus 5 is an Android smartphone that comes with 5.5 inches display size supporting resolution of 1080×1920 pixels protected by corning gorilla glass 5 technology. It is equipped with octa-core processor. The internal memory of the phone include 128 GB with 8 GB RAM or 64 GB with 4 GB RAM.
The camera of the phone include Dual 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. It is powered by Li-Po 3300 mAh battery to support the power back-up.
Methods To Download and install LineageOS 16 on OnePlus 5:
- Unlock the bootloader on your smartphone. Click on the link below to follow the complete guide:
Simple Guide To Unlock bootloader, install TWRP recovery and Root OnePlus 5.
- Make back-up of your important data and also battery of your phone should be atleast 65%.
Download LineageOS 16 and Gapps For OnePlus 5:
- LineageOS 16 For Oneplus 5.
- Gapps 64 bit & Gapps 32 bit.
Steps To install LineageOS 16 on OnePlus 5:
Step 1: Make sure that you have unlock the bootloader, installed TWRP recovery and rooted your OnePlus 5. 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, turn your phone off, press and hold power and volume down buttons simultaneously until you see the TWRP logo.
Step 4: Tap on “back-up” option and then “Data” and “Cache” from the TWRP menu.
Step 5: Then tap on “install” option and locate the downloaded ROM file which you have transferred to the internal storage of your phone before. Select it. Then tap “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 OnePlus 5.
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