Install official LineageOS 14.1 on Galaxy S6 SM-G920F [Android 7.1.2 Nougat]

After publishing similar guide for S6 Edge, in this tutorial you would be able to download and install official LineageOS 14.1 on Galaxy S6 SM-G920F ‘zerofltexx’. This is the first official LineageOS nightly build for Galaxy S6 SM-G920F that brings all the features of Android 7.1.2 Nougat along with it. The LineageOS 14.1 nightly ROM is based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat but retains stock Nougat interface just like any Nexus device, you can access every features that you were previously using on stock TouchWiz ROM.

In fact LineageOS 14.1 for Galaxy S6 SM-G920F 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 14.1 Nightly on Galaxy S6 SM-G920F 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 S6 SM-G920F

Process to install official LineageOS 14.1 ROM on Galaxy S6 SM-G920F

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 LineageOS 14.1 ROM for Galaxy S6 SM-G920F “zerofltexx” [Pick up the latest build]

Download LineageOS 14.1/Android 7.1.x Google Apps

Now transfer both file on your device storage.

Process to install official LineageOS 14.1 on Galaxy S6 SM-G920F

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 LineageOS 14.1 on your Galaxy S6 SM-G920F 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 LineageOS 14.1 ROM

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How to unbrick or unroot Galaxy S6 and install stock firmware via Odin

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Download Lineage OS 15.0 for S6 SM-G920F.

That’s it! If you have successfully installed the ROM on your device. Give us your feedback about LineageOS 14.1 ROM on your Galaxy S6 SM-G920F and stay tuned for more updates.

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