Good news, finally we have the first AOSP custom ROM for Lenovo P2 which is based on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo. If you are looking for upgrading your Lenovo P2 Smartphone to Android 8.0 Oreo then you are at right place. By flashing this AOSP custom ROM you can get the experience of Android 8.0 Oreo OS on your device. All thanks to the XDA Recognized Developer, Firelord for developing this amazing AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM for Storm. This latest custom ROM comes with many new features and customizations like New app notifications, Faster Android behind the scenes, advanced Doze mode, Better battery life, picture-in-picture mode and much more. The ROM is still under development so you may find some minor bugs but don’t worry they will be fixed with time but the good news is this that you can get the experience of latest Android Oreo OS on your own device. Your Lenovo P2 should be rooted & have the latest version of a Custom Recovery like TWRP or CWM already installed on it to flash this AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM.
By following this simple step by step guide, you can easily update your Lenovo P2 to AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM. This custom firmware is stable, smooth, fast and can be used as a daily driver. Before proceeding don’t forget to take the full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM on your Lenovo P2 then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The AOSP custom ROM in this guide is working only with Lenovo P2 then go ahead and follow the given steps. 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 P2 USB drivers on your PC.
- Your 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 AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo ROM on Lenovo P2:
Step No 1: – Download the AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo ROM and Google Apps from the above links on your PC (probably on your desktop).
Step No 2: – Now, connect the Lenovo P2 then go ahead and follow the given steps. 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 P2 then go ahead and follow the given steps.
Step No 4: – Disconnect your Lenovo P2 then go ahead and follow the given steps. 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 AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo 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 8.0 Oreo AOSP custom ROM on Lenovo P2 then go ahead and follow the given steps.
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