Download and install official Lineage OS 14.1 on LG Optimus L90

LG Optimus L90 is pretty older device with mediocre specifications but reports shows pretty good number of people still using this device. If you also own one of it and want to install Nougat on LG Optimus L90 then this guide is for you. In this guide we will help you on the step by step process to install official Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.2 Nougar ROM on LG Optimus L90. Official Lineage OS 14.1 nightly builds are available for LG Optimus L90, once you install the ROM on your device it brings goodies of Android 7.1.2 Nougat on the device. If you are a custom ROM fan then we recommend you to install this nightly official lineage os 14.1 on your LG Optimus L90.

The purpose of writing this tutorial is to help you in installing lineage os 14.1 rom on your LG Optimus L90. As you already know CyanogenMod ROM is dead already and Lineage OS continues its legacy and picks up where CM left off with version 14.1. We have still a download archive where you will find hundreds of official CM builds. The lineage os 14.1 ROM for LG Optimus L90 is based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat that brings Nougat features such as Now on Tap, LiveDisplay, Privacy Guard, Protected App and much more.

How to install official Lineage OS 14.1 on LG Optimus L90

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 don’t have it then 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].

Process to install official Lineage OS 14.1 on LG Optimus L90

Download official Lineage OS 14.1 for LG Optimus L90 along Google Apps and transfer both file on your device storage.

Download official Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for LG Optimus L90.

Download Lineage OS 14.1/Android 7.1.x Google Apps

Install Section.

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 Optimus L90 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.

How to enable root access for Apps on Lineage OS 14.1 ROM

Also see: How to switch weather provider in Lineage OS ROMs

That’s it! If you have successfully installed Android 7.1.2 Nougat based official Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on your LG Optimus L90, give us your feedback and stay tuned for more updates.

Image credit: GSMArena

A Software Engineer by profession but a full time blogger. I am a passionate blogger who love to hang around modern gadgets and write latest news from the technology world.

%d bloggers like this: