Good news for Wileyfox Storm users because Lineage OS build the latest custom ROM based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat. All thanks to Lineage team to build the Lineage OS 14.1 custom ROM for Wileyfox Storm. Now you can test the Nougat experience on your own device. The lineage OS already builds custom firmware for many supported devices and now the official Lineage OS 14.1 custom ROM is available for Wileyfox Storm. This latest custom ROM brings all official Android Nougat features and also some aftermarket features through which you can modify and play with your device. The Lineage OS 14.1 custom firmware is quite stable and you can use it as a daily driver without any problem. Your phone must be rooted and installed with the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM (ClockworkMod) to flash this Lineage OS 14.1 custom ROM on Wileyfox Storm.
By following this step by step guide, you can update your Wileyfox Storm to Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM. This ROM is not officially announced by Google but just a custom ROM which is developed by third party developers. This latest custom firmware brings some amazing features like LiveDisplay, Privacy Guard, Protected App, Profiles and much more. Before proceeding keep in mind to take a full backup of all your important data. Because while flashing this ROM your entire data will be wiped clean. If you are interested in installing Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM on Wileyfox Storm then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 custom ROM and the instructions given in this guide can be used only for the Wileyfox Storm. Check the model number of your Wileyfox Storm 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 Wileyfox Storm by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Wileyfox Storm USB Drivers on the PC.
- The Wileyfox Storm should be rooted with the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your Wileyfox Storm must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the Wileyfox Storm is at least above 80% before going ahead.
Steps to Flash Android 7.1.1 Lineage OS 14.1 Nougat on Wileyfox Storm:
Step No 1: – First, download Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 custom ROM for Wileyfox Storm 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 7.1.1 ROM .zip file which you’ve already downloaded from the above links to the root folder of your SD card on the phone.
Step No 4: – Unplug the Wileyfox Storm 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 14.1 Android 7.1 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 Wileyfox Storm will be rebooted and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.
Done! You’ve successfully updated Wileyfox Storm to the latest Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 ROM.