In this detailed guide, you will learn that how to install the latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS on Sprint LG V20 IS997 via AOKP custom firmware. The AOKP OS is quite famous in the Android community with its made features from all Lineage, Slim, CM, Omni ROMs etc. Now you can test the latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS experience on your own Sprint LG V20 IS997. This is the stable build of AOKP OS which can be used as a daily driver without any problem. The Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM comes with many new features like Image Keyboard support, 100 emoji added, App Shortcuts, Multi Window support, restart setting to power menu, Notification Redesigned panel, Notifications prioritization, Enhanced Doze Mode, Customizable Quick Settings, Don Not Disturb, New Settings Panel Redesigned and much more. This ROM is not officially announced by LG/ Google but just a custom ROM so you may face some minor bug but don’t worry they will be fixed in next update. Make sure that your device must be rooted and the latest version of a custom recovery like (ClockworkMod recovery / TWRP recovery) already installed on your Sprint LG V20 in order to flash the AOKP OS custom ROM.
By following this step by step guide, you can easily update your Sprint LG V20 IS997 to Android 7.1.2 Nougat via AOKP OS custom ROM. This latest custom firmware comes with tons of new features and also brings some aftermarket features. It’s a great ROM and many users liked this ROM and reported to run smoothly Sprint LG V20. Before proceeding, don’t forget to take a full back of all your valuable data because while flashing this ROM your entire data will be wiped clean. If you are interested in installing your AOKP OS Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM on your Sprint LG V20 IS997 then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This guide containing the AOKP OS Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM and instructions are working with LG V20 only. Do not try to install this unofficial firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. Check the model number of your device first ( IS997).
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Before Getting Started:
- Make a proper backup of all your important data and settings before proceeding to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery like TWRP or CWM.
- Download and install LG V20 USB Drivers on the PC.
- Enable USB Debugging on the LG V20 on the PC by navigating to Settings > Developer Options > check USB Debugging option.
- The LG V20 should be rooted with the latest version of custom recovery installed.
- The bootloader of your G4 should be unlocked.
- The latest version of CWM or TWRP custom recovery must be installed on LG V20.
- Check the battery level of your device; it should be charged at least about 80% to prevent unexpected shutdowns while installing the AOKP OS Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM.
Steps to Install Android 7.1.2 Nougat AOKP OS custom ROM on Sprint LG V20 ( IS997) :
Step No 1: – First, download the AOKP OS Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM and Google Apps package from the above links on the desktop of your computer.
Step No 2: – Make a connection between your Sprint LG V20 and computer using USB data cable.
Step No 3: – Transfer the downloaded files to your phone.
Step No 4: – Once the files are copied, disconnect the device from the PC.
Step No 5: – Power off your device to boot into recovery mode.
Step No 6: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding Power and Volume down buttons at the same time.
Step No 7: – When the LG logo appears, release the keys and immediately press Power and Volume Down buttons again until the Hard Reset menu will be displayed.
Step No 8: – Press Power button once and confirm the hard reset operation. Done, your LG V20 will boot into recovery mode.
Step No 9: – Now select the “wipe data factory reset, “wipe cache partition” and “wipe Dalvik cache” options.
Step No 10: – Go back to the main menu of Recovery. Select “install zip from SD card” followed by “choose zip from SD card.”
Step No 11: – Locate the download firmware file that you have already transferred to your phone and begin the installation process.
Step No 12: – Repeat the last step and flash the Google Apps package.
Step No 13: – Navigate to main recovery menu and choose “reboot system now.”
Done! You have successfully installed the AOKP OS Android 7.1.2 Nougat firmware on your LG V20 ( IS997) . Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issues or questions.