Lineage OS team has been pushing out the official builds for the new OS for OnePlus X devices. LineageOS is based on the Android Open Source Project with extra contributions from many people within the Android community. This latest official lineageOS 14.1 custom ROM is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Now the official Lineage OS ROM based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat is available for OnePlus X, so you can flash and test the new Nougat experience on your device. This latest custom firmware is packed with all Android 7.1.1 Nougat features which include many eye-catching features and performance improvements. The official LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nougat featured ROM is perfect for your OnePlus X smartphone. This ROM is not officially announced by OnePlus or Google but just a custom ROM. Please keep in mind, that by installing this ROM, the warranty of your smartphone will be lost. Follow the given tutorial to update your OnePlus X to official LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom firmware.
The LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM is very light, fast, stable and smoothly run on your OnePlus X devices. 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 LineageOS custom ROM on OnePlus X. Many users have installed and tested this new official LineageOS custom ROM and have not found any bugs, lags or any other similar software related issues. Before proceeding, remember to make a complete backup of all your data. If you are interested in installing official LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM on your OnePlus X then proceed to the installation guide below.
This guide containing the LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom ROM is working with the OnePlus X 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 X is at least about 80% before moving to the installation guide.
- Download and install proper USB Drivers for the OnePlus X 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 X 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 X:
Here we have given a step-by-step guide on how to install Android 7.1.1 Nougat based LineageOS custom ROM on OnePlus X.
Step No 1: – First, download the LineageOS Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM 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 X 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 X 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 X, 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 X to the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat with LineageOS custom ROM.