Install Lineage OS 14.1 on Galaxy J7 Sprint SM-J700P [Android 7.1.2 Nougat]

In this tutorial you would be able to download and install UNOFFCIAL Lineage OS 14.1 on Galaxy J7 Sprint SM-J700P. Lineage OS 14.1 ROM brings Android 7.1.2 Nougat on Sprint Galaxy J7 with pure stock Android UI, if you are a fan of pure stock Android UI experience then we recommend you to install the unofficial lineage os 14.1 on your device. In fact Lineage OS 14.1 for Galaxy J7 Sprint SM-J700P is pretty simple and light with more customizable features that are not available on stock ROMs. The ROM is posted by an XDA member minz1, he has further directed that your device needs to be on the latest J700PVPS1AQD1 build before you proceed for the installation process.

If you think you are not, simply grab the J700PVPS1AQD1 firmware from here and install it on your device by following the instructions over here. So if you wish to install Lineage OS 14.1 Nightly on Galaxy J7 Sprint SM-J700P then you can follow the complete guide below.

Note: If you are new to process then we recommend you to carefully follow the whole process in sequence.

You can also: Download CyanogenMod 14.1 builds for Galaxy J7 Sprint SM-J700P

Process to install Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on Galaxy J7 Sprint SM-J700P

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

Downloads section:

Download Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for Galaxy J7 Sprint SM-J700P: Here [Pick up the latest build]

Download Lineage OS 14.1/Android 7.1.x Google Apps

Now transfer both file on your device storage.

Process to install Lineage OS 14.1 on Galaxy J7 Sprint SM-J700P

Turn off your device and reboot into TWRP recovery. Follow this guide to see how to enter recovery mode.

Once your device boots into recovery mode then follow this guide to flash Lineage OS 14.1 on your Galaxy J7 Sprint SM-J700P 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]

Also see: How to Enable root access for Apps on Lineage OS 14.1 ROM

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 Galaxy J7 Sprint SM-J700P and stay tuned for more updates.

via XDA