Download and install unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 on HTC One Mini 2. Unlike other HTC devices, HTC One Mini 2 have not been given the official Lineage OS 14.1 yet but thanks to developers at XDA. The unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 build has been released and if you are owner of HTC One Mini 2 then we are going to guide you on the process to install Lineage OS 14.1 on HTC One Mini 2.
The unofficial Lineage OS builds have everything same as CyanogenMod infact the installation process is same as well. If you wish to install Android 7.1.2 Nougat based custom firmware on your device then we recommend you try the unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 build on HTC One Mini 2. We have posted our previous guide on other HTC devices using same process and almost same tutorial.
The process to flash unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 on HTC One Mini 2 is not 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.
Note: If you are new to process then we recommend you to carefully follow the whole process in sequence.
You can also: Download the last CyanogenMod 14.1 builds
Process to install unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on HTC One Mini 2
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 your HTC One Mini 2 device should be unlocked
- 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 HTC USB drivers here [For a stable PC-phone connection].
- Download Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for HTC One Mini 2 [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 unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 on HTC One Mini 2
- 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 HTC One Mini 2 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 HTC One Mini 2 and stay tuned for more updates.