Download and install Nexus 5X official Lineage OS 14.1 Nightly (bullhead)

Finally has given Nexus 5X it’s official Lineage OS 14.1 Nightly update. If you were waiting for the official Lineage OS 14.1 build for your device then you are at the right place in this guide you would be able to download and install Android 7.1.1 Nougat based Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on Nexus 5X. Till now we have been kept posting unofficial Lineage OS build for several devices but now the official Lineage OS arrived. The official update is not much different then CyanogenMod but it is much more stable then before.

Google has already rolled out Android 7.1.1 Nougat for it’s Nexus 5X but as you know custom ROMs have more customizable stuff then stock firmware. Team Lineage OS has put inside some more tweaking stuff that you would love to see on your device. Lineage OS replaces CyanogenMod, today they have started rolling out their official build and Nexus 5X is also among those lucky devices.

Just follow the guide below to install Android 7.1.1 Nougat based Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on Nexus 5X. The process is very simple if you have a pre-install custom recovery on your device, we also mentioned the guide to install TWRP recovery on your device as well. If you are new to process then we recommend you to pay attention on the whole process care-fully and follow the instructions as mentioned.

You can also: Download the last CyanogenMod 11 upto 14.1 builds from this guide.

Process to flash Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on Nexus 5X

Some pre-requisites before you begin:

Downloads section:

Install Section.

Solution to a failed boot issue.

Follow this guide to solve the bootloop issue. [If you think your device stuck at boot animation for quite a long time]

Enable Root Access for Apps.

How to enable root access for Apps on Lineage OS 14.1 ROM

That’s it! We hope this guide helped you. Give us your feedback about Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on your Nexus 5X and stay tuned for more updates.