Official Lineage OS 14.1 Nightly builds are rolling out for Huawei Honor 5X. Team Lineage OS is gradually rolling out their Nightly builds for numerous device, we are continuously publishing guides on each new build released for any device. In this guide we are discussing the process to download and install official Nightly Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on Honor 5X. Just grab the firmware from the link below and install in on your Honor 5X by following the instructions below.
Honor 5X is released by the Chinese manufacturer Huawei in the 4th quarter of 2015, the device is pretty better regarding specifications. The Honor 5X users are not getting the official Nougat update from it’s manufacturer so it’s the best way to get the latest version of Android on your device. The Lineage OS 14.1 will give you all the latest features of Android 7.1.1 Nougat along redesigned interface and much more customizable user-interface. If you were waiting for official Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for your device then you are here at the right place.
The process to flash official Lineage OS 14.1 on Honor 5X is not a very difficult task infact you need to pay attentions on the instructions below. If you have a custom recovery like TWRP recovery installed on your device already then all you need to do is just flash the ROM zip from recovery along latest Lineage OS gapps and that’s it. For your ease we also mentioned the guide to install TWRP recovery on your device as well. The process to install Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on all devices is almost the same so we use the same process for Honor 5X as well.
Process to install official Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on Honor 5X
Some pre-requisites before you begin:
- Your device battery should be in good health (70%) to avoid the shutting down while in flashing process.
- A TWRP custom recovery must be installed on your device, if you haven’t, follow this guide to install it.
- Create a Nandroid back up of important data including complete System with all apps and messages, follow this guide to create a Nandroid backup via TWRP recovery.
- Upgrade latest USB drivers for your device on PC. Download latest Huawei USB drivers here [For a stable PC-phone connection].
Visit the links below and pick up the latest build of Lineage OS 14.1.
- Download Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for Honor 5X
- Download Lineage OS 14.1/Android 7.1.x Google Apps
- Now transfer both file on your device storage.
- Turn off your device and reboot into TWRP recovery.
- If you don’t know how to reboot into recovery mode and flash Lineage OS ROM, simply follow this guide to flash Lineage OS 14.1 on your Honor 5X via TWRP recovery.
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]
That’s it! If you have successfully installed the ROM on your device. Give us your feedback about Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on your Honor 5X and stay tuned for more updates.