UNOFFICIAL Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for OnePlus 5 code name ‘cheeseburger’ has been released, thanks to an XDA member ‘koenkk‘ for posting ROM zip on XDA developers website. Development for OnePlus 5 has been started, the device already reached in the hands of developers who are porting new features to OnePlus 5 and developing custom ROMs for it. Lineage OS 14.1 for OnePlus 5 is pretty stable and most of the features are working fine, being a nightly update the ROM gets updated every night until stable roll out begins.
OnePlus 5 is a king of budget devices with affordable price tag and decent specification that make it comparable head to head with the latest flagships. If you own a OnePlus 5 and wish to install custom ROM lineage OS 14.1 on it then you have landed on the right page, in this guide we have brought Lineage OS 14.1 nightly ROM for OnePlus 5 along complete install instructions.
Note: Before installing Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on your device, your OnePlus 5 should be running OxygenOS 4.5.5 on it.
Process to install unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 on OnePlus 5
Some pre-requisites before you begin:
Your device battery should be in good health (70%) to avoid the shutting down while in flashing process.
Bootloader on OnePlus 5 should be unlocked, here is the guide to unlock it.
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 OnePlus USB drivers here [For a stable PC-phone connection].
Download unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for OnePlus 5. Here [Pick up the latest build]
Now transfer both file on your device storage.
Turn off your OnePlus 5 and reboot into TWRP recovery.
Once your device boots into recovery mode then follow this guide to flash Lineage OS 14.1 on your OnePlus 5 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.
That’s it! If you have successfully installed Android 7.1.2 Nougat based unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on your OnePlus 5, give us your feedback and stay tuned for more updates.