OnePlus One now can be updated to Android 7.1.1 Nougat via Lineage OS custom ROM. OnePlus One is the original OnePlus device that joined the market slowly but became the “Flagship Killer”. The Lineage OS custom ROM is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and is available to download and install on your OnePlus One. Lineage OS has been customised and optimised for a OnePlus One, and the latest Android OS Nougat OS will run without problems on this device. This latest custom firmware is very light, secure and fast that make a stable and a smooth Android experience on your OnePlus One. This is not officially announced by OnePlus but just a custom ROM.
By following this step by step guide, you can update your OnePlus One to Lineage OS Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM. The Lineage OS Android 7.1.1 Nougat ROM brings new features, apps and capabilities which cannot be found on official Android Nougat. Your device must be rooted, and a custom recovery like TWRP or ClockworkMod (CWM) should be already installed on it. Because without a custom recovery you will not be able to flash Lineage OS custom ROM on OnePlus One. Before proceeding, don’t forget to take a full backup of all your valuable data. Because while flashing this custom firmware your complete data will be wiped and the phone will look like a brand new phone. If you are interested in installing Lineage OS Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM, then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This guide containing the LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom ROM is working with the OnePlus One devices. Do not try to install this ROM on any other device, as a result, your device might get bricked.
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Before Getting Started:
- Make sure that the battery level of your OnePlus One is at least about 80% before moving to the installation guide.
- Download and install proper USB Drivers for the OnePlus One on PC.
- It is highly recommended to take a proper backup of your important data and settings on the phone using a custom recovery such as CWM or TWRP. In case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on One Plus One from Settings > Developer Options.
- Your phone should be rooted with the latest version of CWM or TWRP recovery installed.
- The bootloader of your phone should be unlocked.
Steps to Install LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nougat ROM on OnePlus One:
Here we have given a step-by-step guide on how to install Android 7.1.1 Nougat based LineageOS custom ROM on OnePlus One.
Step No 1: – First, download the LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM (lineage-14.1-20170123-nightly-bacon-signed.zip) and Google Apps package from the above links on the desktop of your PC. Do not extract these files.
Step No 2: – Now, connect your OnePlus One to the PC using its USB data cable.
Step No 3: – Move the LineageOS firmware and Google Apps zipped files to the root folder of SD card on your phone.
Step No 4: – Now, disconnect the device from the PC and turn it OFF in order to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5: – Turn ON the OnePlus One while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power keys at the same time for a while until the device enters into Recovery Mode.
Step No 6: – Go back to the main recovery menu and perform a full data wipe. This includes Dalvik cache, Cache, System, Factory data reset.
Step No 7: – Go back the main Recovery menu and choose install zip from sdcard> choose zip from sdcard.
Step No 8: – Find the ROM file that you’ve already transferred to the root folder of your SD Card in Step No 3. Select the LineageOS ROM .zip file and proceed the installation process.
Step No 9: – Once the ROM is successfully installed on your OnePlus One, install Google Apps package by following the same procedure as given above.
Step No 10: – After the installation of LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM and Google Apps, select reboot system now to reboot the phone.
It will take about 5 minutes to boots up for the first time after installing ROM on your phone.
That’s All! You have successfully updated OnePlus One to the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat with LineageOS custom ROM.