How to easily install LineageOS on my phone? -Tutorial

the successor of the popular CyanogenMOD is finally available. The installation of the new operating system is very easy, provided you have a mode recovery modified.

LineageOS , the successor of CyanogenMOD, is now available for download. Many devices are eligible and the craze is quite palpable. This tutorial is intended to show you how to benefit from LineageOS on a compatible phone. On our side, we did it with the Huawei Nexus 6 p .

the requirements

as usual, there are a few steps to follow. Fortunately for us, the ease of installation of LineageOS comes in part to the small number of prerequisites to installation. It is advisable for those who wish to keep their information in make a backup .

for example, to install LineageOS, need you:

in case your device doesn’t have a custom recovery , you must install a. To achieve this, you can follow one of the many present tutorials on the Internet, typing simply install TWRP (or CWM) on [modèle de l’appareil].” However, it is expected that this tutorial is in English. You can also ask for help on our forums .


as you can see, it is not necessary to have a computer. Simply visit this page , which will be updated as and when the availability of versions, to download the file to your phone. The complete list of files can be found directly on Lineage site .

mode recovery

once the right ZIP file is downloaded to the device, it must start it in mode recovery . Handling depends on the model, it is advisable to search the Internet how to pass your phone mode recovery . The majority of cases, to start the phone in now the Power keys and Volume-driven. On Nexus, then click on one of the volume buttons until the menu offers mode recovery and press the Power button.

once on TWRP or CWM, according to custom recovery installed on your phone, it is only a step to install LineageOS.

installation of LineageOS

on TWRP – the most common recovery -, click the box Install , select the file that you just downloaded (which can be found in the “Download” folder if you downloaded directly from the phone, or to the root if you moved yourself), then slide the slider Swipe to confirms flash “from the left to the right of the screen.

once the installation is complete, if you want your system to be as clean as possible, is best to clean it up. To do this, restart once again the phone mode recovery , then go in the section Wipe and swipez the cursor.

Welcome to LineageOS

it remains then to reboot your phone that should work on OS Lineage. Then it’s time to restore your backup and recover your data.

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