Official Lineage OS 14.1 Nightly builds are now available for LG G3 Mini. Team Lineage OS is gradually rolling out their Nightly builds for numerous device, we are already posting 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 LG G3 Mini, that is compatible with LG G3 beat and LG G3 S as well.
LG G3 Mini is the smaller version of original LG G3, it is a lower end budget friendly smartphone released for average users. The LG G3 Mini carries Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz along 1GB of RAM and Andreno 305 GPU. The device is running Android 5.0.2 Lollipop and no further updates released for it as LG has discontinued the support. So this is the best chance to see the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat firmware on your device via official Lineage OS 14.1 ROM.
The process to flash official Lineage OS 14.1 on LG G3 Mini 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 LG G3 Mini as well.
Process to install official Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on LG G3 Mini
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 LG USB drivers here [For a stable PC-phone connection].
Visit the links below and pick up the latest builds of Lineage OS 14.1.
- Download Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for LG G3 S
- Download Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for LG G3 Beat
- 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.
- Once your device boots into recovery mode then follow this guide to flash Lineage OS 14.1 on your LG G3 Mini 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 LG G3 Mini and stay tuned for more updates.