We have great news for all Oppo R7 Plus owners, because Lineage OS team has officially released the latest custom ROM for Oppo R7 Plus which is based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. Now you can get the experience of latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS on your device via this amazing custom firmware. Opp launched Oppo R7 Plus in May 2015 which is one of the most popular device in Oppo series. Unfortunately the Oppo R7 Plus was not receiving the official Nougat stock firmware from Oppo. So many Oppo R7 Plus users want to taste the sweetness of Nougat then the only way is to install this official Lineage OS 14.1 custom ROM.
This latest custom firmware comes with tones of new features and customizations like Substratum Theme Engine, Multi Window support, Split-Screen, Enhanced Doze Mode, restart setting to power menu and much more. Oppo R7 Plus’s hardware is quite capable of running new official Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM smoothly without any problem. This ROM is not officially announced by Oppo but just a custom ROM which is developed by third party developers. Your device must be rooted and installed with the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or ClockworkMod (CWM) in order to flash this Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on your Oppo R7 Plus.
The Android 7.1.2 Nougat firmware is stable, fast, smooth, enhanced device performance and all things are working perfectly. The Lineage OS 14.1 for Oppo R7 Plus is based on AOSP source code along collaboration of Android community. Don’t forget to take the full backup of all your valuable data before proceeding. If you are interested in installing the Android 7.1.2 Nougat via official Lineage OS 14.1 custom ROM on Oppo R7 Plus then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM and instructions given in this guide can be used only for the Oppo R7 Plus. Check the model number of your Oppo R7 Plus from Settings > About Phone.
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BEFORE GETTING STARTED:
- Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before moving on to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Oppo R7 Plus USB Drivers on the PC.
- The Oppo R7 Plus should be rooted with the latest version of the custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- Enable USB Debugging by navigating to Menu –> Settings –> Developer Options
- Make sure that the battery level of the Oppo R7 Plus is at least above 80% before going ahead.
STEPS TO UPDATE OPPO R7 PLUS TO ANDROID 7.1.2 NOUGAT WITH OFFICIAL Lineage OS 14.1 CUSTOM ROM:
Step No 1: – First, download Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM for Oppo R7 Plus 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 14.1 Android 7.1.2 Nougat 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 Oppo R7 Plus 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 a 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 during 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 14.1 Android 7.1.2 Nougat 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 Oppo R7 Plus will be reset and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.
Done! You have successfully updated Oppo R7 Plus to Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM.