Finally after a long wait official Lineage OS 15.1 build gradually rolling out for various supported device. The OnePlus 5 is the first lucky device that received the official LineageOS 15.1 build, In this tutorial you would be able to download and install official LineageOS 15.1 on OnePlus 5 ‘cheeseburger’. This is the first official LineageOS 15.1 build for OnePlus 5 that brings all the features of Android 8.1 Oreo packed inside it.
The LineageOS 15.1 ROM is based on Android 8.1 Oreo that retains stock 8.1 Oreo interface just like any Nexus device, you can access every features that you were previously using on stock Oreo ROM. The release of official lineageOS 15.1 ROM may not attract many OnePlus 5 users because they are already running stock Oreo update on their devices released by OnePlus. But still if you are a custom ROM lover then LineageOS ROM is the best choice.
In fact official LineageOS 15.1 for OnePlus 5 is pretty simple and light with more customizable feature that are not available on stock ROMs. So if you wish to install official Lineage OS 15.1 Nightly on OnePlus 5 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.
Download Official LineageOS 15.1 for OnePlus 5 | Android 8.1 Oreo
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 OnePlus USB drivers here [For a stable PC-phone connection].
Download official LineageOS 15.1 ROM for OnePlus 5 “cheeseburger” [Pick up the latest build]
Now transfer both file on your device storage.
Process to install official LineageOS 15.1 on OnePlus 5
Turn off your device and reboot into TWRP recovery. To do so, press and hold Volume down + Power button at the same time.
Once your device boots into recovery mode then follow this guide to flash official LineageOS 15.1 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]
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That’s it! If you have successfully installed the ROM on your device. Give us your feedback about official LineageOS 15.1 ROM on your OnePlus 5 and stay tuned for more updates.