Lineage OS 14.1 build the latest custom ROM and available for Lenovo A6000. This latest custom firmware is based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat and brings many new features. Lenovo will not release the official Android Nougat update for Lenovo A6000, but still, you can get the experience of new Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS by simply installing a custom ROM on your device. This latest custom firmware comes with tons of new features like multitasking manager, new looks, Super smooth, No hang, battery life, Multi Window support, restart setting to power menu, Enhanced Doze Mode, System UI Tuner and much more. Also, this is a Stable build and can be used as a daily driver. This ROM is not officially announced by Lenovo but just a custom ROM which is developed by third party developers. Your device must be rooted and have the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM (ClockworkMod) pre-installed on Lenovo A6000 in order to flash the Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.2 Nougat on your device. By following this step by step guide, you can easily update your Lenovo A6000 to Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM.
After the death of CyanogenMod, Lineage OS take over the charge of CyanogenMod and extra contributions from many people within the Android community. Lineage OS is based on the Android Open Source Project and comes with many new improvements, changes and enhance your system performance. Before proceeding, don’t forget to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing the Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM on your Lenovo A6000 then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The Lineage OS 14.1 custom ROM in this guide is working only with Lenovo A6000 devices. Do not try these instructions for any other device or incorrect variant.
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Before Getting Started:
- Enable USB debugging option by navigating to Settings > Applications. Tap on Developer Options to make sure that either USB Debugging is enabled or not.
- Download and install Lenovo A6000 USB drivers on your PC.
- The Lenovo A6000 device should be rooted.
- The latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP should be pre-installed on your device. Otherwise, you’ll not be able to install a custom ROM.
- The battery level of the phone should be at least about 70% to avoid unexpected shutdowns during installation.
Steps To Flash Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM on Lenovo A6000:
Step No 1: – Download the Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM and Google Apps from the above links on your PC (probably on your desktop).
Step No 2: – Now, connect the Lenovo A6000 to your PC using its USB data cable.
Step No 3: – Transfer the downloaded ROM files to the root folder of your SD card on Lenovo A6000.
Step No 4: – Disconnect your Lenovo A6000 and turn it OFF to boot into recovery mode.
Step No 5: – Turn the device ON while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time. Highlight options using Volume keys and select them using the Power button.
Step No 6: – While the phone is now in recovery mode, select wipe data/factory reset and confirm the operation. Also, wipe cache partition.
Step No 7: – Finally, perform wipe dalvik cache.
Step No 8: – Now, select install zip from sdcard and then choose zip from sdcard. Locate the Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.2 Nougat file and confirm its installation.
Step No 9: – Repeat the same steps to install Google Apps package, once the ROM installation is finished successfully.
Step No 10: – Finally, go back to the main menu of recovery and select reboot system now.
You have successfully installed Android 7.1.2 Nougat Lineage OS 14.1 custom ROM on Lenovo A6000.
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