Today we will let you know that how you can Install Android 8.0 Oreo on Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime via the latest build of Lineage OS 15 custom ROM. Recently, the Lineage OS 15 was released unofficially the new update which is based on the source code of Android 8.0 OS and comes with some amazing and handy features. If you are the fan of custom ROM and want to get the experience of the latest Android Oreo OS on your own device then flash this Lineage OS ROM. The Lineage OS 15 is the most used and famous custom firmware among the Android community. This ROM is not officially announced by Samsung but just a custom ROM which is developed by XDA Senior member Boulaxx. All thanks for his hard work and release this amazing custom firmware for Galaxy Grand Prime. The ROM is an unofficial build so you may face some minor bugs and lags but don’t worry they will be improved with time. Your Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime should be rooted & have the latest version of a Custom Recovery like TWRP or CWM already installed on it to flash this Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM.
By following this simple step by step guide, you can easily update your Galaxy Grand Prime to Android 8.0 Oreo Lineage OS 15 custom ROM. The Android 8.0 Oreo ROM comes with many new features like picture in picture mode, options for changing the settings, split-screen mode, optimizing it to give your device a better look, better battery optimization and much more. Before proceeding don’t forget to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM on your Galaxy Grand Prime then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM and instructions are given in this guide can be used only for the Galaxy Grand Prime. Check the model number of your Galaxy Grand Prime from Settings > About Phone.
Before Getting Started:
- Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before proceeding to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Galaxy Grand Prime by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Galaxy Grand Prime USB Drivers
- The Galaxy Grand Prime should be rooted with the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your Galaxy Grand Prime must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the Galaxy Grand Prime is at least above 80% before going ahead.
- Download Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo ROM
- Download Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo ROM ( Development Page )
- Download Google Apps
Steps to Install Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo on Galaxy Grand Prime:
Step No 1: – First, download Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM for Galaxy Grand Prime on the desktop of the PC.
Step No 2: – Plug your device to the PC using its USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.
Step No 3: – Transfer Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo ROM .zip file which you’ve already downloaded from the above link to the root folder of your SD card on the phone.
Step No 4: – Unplug the Galaxy Grand Prime from the PC and power it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time to enter into Recovery Mode.
Step No 6: – While your device is now in CWM Recovery, perform wipe data/factory reset, wipe cache partition and wipe dalvik cache also by navigating to Advanced > Wipe Dalvik Cache.
Note: – wipe dalvik cache will help you to prevent boot loops and other errors while ROM installation.
Step No 7: – Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose to install zip from SD card → choose zip from sd card.
Step No 8: – Navigate to the Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM .zip file which you’ve already transferred to the SD card of your device previously. Select the ROM .zip file using the Power button and confirm the installation to begin.
Step No 9: – Navigate to +++++Go Back+++++ once the installation is completed. From Recovery Menu, reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.
Your Galaxy Grand Prime will be rebooted and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.
Done! You’ve successfully updated Galaxy Grand Prime to the latest Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo ROM.