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Download and Install Lineage OS 15 on Nexus 5X | Android 8.0 Oreo

Written by Dibyajyoti Kabi

Download and Install Lineage OS 15 on Nexus 5X | Android 8.0 Oreo: Howdy friends!! In this post today, we will be giving you valuable information on this Android 8.0 Oreo based LineageOS 15 and how you can download and install it on your Nexus 5X. I’m sure all of you Nexus 5X were over the moon when you became one of the first ones to receive the official update for the latest Android 8.0 Oreo OS. However, this fact hasn’t suppressed the urge of developers and programmers to tinker with this update and come up with new and unique custom ROMs. The LineageOS 15 is the latest custom ROM of LineageOS or previously known as CyanogenMod which has hit the market and is based on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo OS.

This custom ROM gives you an abundance of options to customize your phone as it comes with several unique features and an optimized battery, something which is not available in the official update of Android 8.0 Oreo. Even though the official update for LineageOS 15 is yet to be released, the unofficial update has been made available online and is available for download.Update Google Nexus 5X To Android 8.0 Oreo Via Lineage Os 15

If you are a Nexus 5X user and want to get a taste of more than what Android 8.0 Oreo has to offer then you can download the LineageOS 15 based on Android 8.0 Oreo OS. All you need to do is fulfil few pre-requirements, complete some downloads, and then follow this step-by-step guide mentioned below.

The Lineage OS is the new form of CyanogenMod which was the most used and Popular Android Custom ROM.Lineage OS 15 is based On Android 8.0 Oreo Source Code and Comes with all the Android 8.0 Oreo features like Picture in Picture mode, split-screen mode and better battery optimization.Follow the guide to Install Lineage OS 15 on Nexus 5X | Android 8.0 Oreo

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Lineage OS 15 Features | Android 8.0 Oreo Features:

As lineage OS 15 is based On Android 8.0 Oreo’s Source code, it has all the latest Android Oreo features and in addition to that Lineage OS also has some extra customization features.

#1 AutoFill

Android 8.0 Oreo now comes with Autofill feature which was available in the Chrome browser for Wuntils uptil now. The feature is Auto Fill mode which means that the OS will save your Email Address as well as Password.This will save your precious time

#2 Adaptive Icons

Now Android also added Adaptive Icons which means that the smartphone will now have an option to modify the default icons for various applications in many shapes such as squircle, square, rounded and others. This is done to ensure that the icons on different apps are in line with the other apps for uniformity purpose.This will make your phone looks cool and minimalistic

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#3 Updated Emoji

In Android 8.0 Oreo, Google has once again updated the default emojis present in the Android OS to a blob-less emoji version rather than blob version which was seen on Android 7.0.There are many new emojis are added to enhance your messaging experience

#4 Notification Dots

This feature is same as the one present on Android 7.0 Nougat where users can long press on home screen to see the options but this feature is now extended to show notifications of that particular app by long pressing the icon.

#5 Picture -In- Picture Mode

The picture in Picture mode which is also known as PiP mode is also added to Android 8.0 Oreo.This will be shown in floating window rather than the split-screen.

#6 Google Play Protect and 2X Boot Time:

This “Google PLay Protect” is added in the Google Play Store and it will be a background service that will check for apps and its usage and data storage permissions and notify users if it is safe to install and use the app.

Thanks to the great optimization in Android 8.0 Oreo, the boot will now take 10 seconds to do so which is a significant improvement. (Previously 15-20 Sec.)

Above are some of the main features Android 8.0 Oreo (Lineage OS 15.0) comes with.But there are much more.Overall Lineage OS is the best Custom ROM available for Android.

Pre-Requirements:

  • Make sure the bootloader on your device is unlocked and your device is rooted and you have a custom recovery installed.
  • Make sure your device has more than 50% battery.

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How to Install Lineage OS 15 On Nexus 5X | Android 8.0 Oreo

Download and Install Lineage OS 15 on Nexus 5X | Android 8.0 Oreo

  • Make sure your device is rooted and have the latest TWRP recovery installed. (Check the Pre-Requirement Section Above)
  • First, download the files from the above link.
  • Now transfer the downloaded files to the internal storage of your device.
  • Now reboot to the TWRP recovery by holding your power and volume down buttons together for a few seconds.
  • Take a backup by selecting the option from the home screen and then your data and cache from the recovery menu.
  • Now select install and then browse for the downloaded ROM file and then select it.Next flash the Gapps file and then Magisk (optional).
  • Once the flashing process is completed, reboot your phone and you will be booted into Android Oreo 8.0.

About the author

Dibyajyoti Kabi

Dibyajyoti an Android enthusiast, a tech-blogger and an avid reader.He is graduated in B.tech.He is the founder and chief editor in rootmygalaxy.net

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