Download and install official lineage OS 14.1 on Oppo N3 (n3)

Welcome folks! In this detailed guide you would be able to download and install Android 7.1.1 Nougat based official Lineage OS 14.1 for Oppo N3. Team Lineage is now pushing their official Lineage OS 14.1 nightly builds to Oppo devices, these devices were previously eligible for CM14.1 build. The Lineage OS 14.1 has almost same features as that of CM14.1 ROM except a few tweaks and change branding.

As you know CyanogenMod is already now Lineage OS has completely overtook it, the loyal CM users have to rely on these official Lineage OS builds. Lineage OS 14.1 will bring all the latest features of Google’s latest version of Android, 7.1.1 Nougat. The Lineage OS 14.1 for Oppo N3 is based on AOSP source code along collaboration of Android community, if you are interested in flashing the LOS on Oppo N3, simply follow the instructions below.

In the below instructions you will find every thing from installing TWRP to flashing official Lineage OS 14.1 on your Oppo N3. We have been using the same process to flash Lineage OS 14.1 ROMs even for other devices as well, because the process is same for most of the devices. Once you successfully installed the official Lineage OS 14.1 on your device you would be able to taste the latest features of Android 7.1.1 Nougat on your Oppo N3.

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

How to install official Lineage OS 14.1 on Oppo N3

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 Oppo USB drivers here [For a stable PC-phone connection].

Process to install official Lineage OS 14.1 on Oppo N3

Download Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for Oppo N3 [Pick up the latest build]

Download Lineage OS 14.1/Android 7.1.x Google Apps

Process to install official Lineage OS 14.1 on Oppo N3

Once downloaded the above files, connect your device to PC and transfer both of them on your device storage.

Now Turn off your Oppo Find 7 and reboot into TWRP recovery. To do so, press and hold Vol Down + Power at the same time until you see recovery menu.

Once your device boots into recovery mode then follow this guide to flash Lineage OS 14.1 on your Oppo N3 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]

Enable Root Access for Apps.

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

That’s it! If you have successfully installed Android 7.1.1 Nougat based official Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on your Oppo N3, give us your feedback and stay tuned for more updates.