Tutorial to install official lineage os 14.1 on Vibe K5/K5 Plus (A6020)

This tutorial is about, how to download and install official Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on Vibe K5/K5 Plus code name ‘a6020’. The official Lineage OS 14.1 nightly builds are now rolling out for Vibe K5 and K5 Plus, earlier we have posted same guide on Lenovo Vibe Z2 pro. Now Team Lineage OS has started the regular nightly build for Vibe K5/K5 Plus, the ROM is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat that brings latest version of Android on your device along handful of new features. The Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Vibe K5 via Lineage OS 14.1 ROM is pretty stable though you can use it as daily drivers so if you are planning to install this ROM then follow the detailed instructions below.

The process to flash official Lineage OS 14.1 on Vibe K5/K5 Plus 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 Vibe K5/K5 Plus as well.

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

Process to install official Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on Vibe K5/K5 Plus

Some pre-requisites before you begin:

Downloads section:

Visit the links below and pick up the latest build of Lineage OS 14.1.

Now transfer both file on your device storage.

Install Section.

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 Vibe K5/K5 Plus and stay tuned for more updates.

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