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Download and Install Lineage OS 15 On Samsung Galaxy S4 | Android 8.0 Oreo

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Written by Raja Sekar

Updated On Sept 26, 2017 – Download and Install Lineage OS 15 On Galaxy S4 | Android 8.0 Oreo: Now users can Update Samsung Galaxy S4 To Android 8.0 Oreo Via Lineage OS 15.The Samsung Galaxy S4 was launched 4 years back and it was a massive hit. The device was launched with a FULL HD display and a 2GB RAM and it was running Android 4.2.2 JellyBean at the time of the launch. The last official update sent to the Galaxy S4 was the Android Lollipop 5.0. You might not receive any more official updates for your device, but you can manually install the unofficial Lineage OS 15 ROM based on Android Oreo 8.0 right now on your Galaxy S4.

Lineage OS 15 is a popular Android Custom ROM based on Android Oreo 8.0 which was officially released by Google last month. It is the latest and fastest version of Android and comes with a lot of interesting features and behind the screen improvements. Some of the features of Android Oreo 8.0 include a picture in picture mode, lock screen shortcuts and app notification badges.

The Lineage OS 15 ROM is currently in the initial stages of development and an official build has not been released yet. So, some features might not work on your device as you expect. But, you can test this ROM on your Samsung Galaxy S4 without any issues to experience the features of Android Oreo 8.0. Follow the below guide to Download Install Lineage OS 15 On Galaxy S4 | Android 8.0 Oreo.

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.

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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

You may Like: How to get Android 8.0 Oreo Adaptive Icons feature on Android 5.0 and above

#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 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.

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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

DISCLAIMER

RootMyGalaxy.net is not responsible for any damage happened to your device(s) while following this guide, Proceed at your own risk.

Downloads

  • Download Android 8.0 Lineage OS 15 for Samsung Galaxy S4> Download

How To Install Lineage OS 15 On Galaxy S4 | Android 8.0 Oreo

Download and Install Lineage OS 15 On Galaxy S4 | Android 8.0 Oreo

  • Make sure your device is rooted and have the latest TWRP recovery installed.
  • First, download the file from the above link.
  • Now transfer the downloaded file 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 (optionall).
  • Once the flashing process is completed, reboot your phone and you will be booted into Android Oreo 8.0.

If you have any doubts regarding this process, feel free to comment below.

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Raja Sekar

Hello! I am Raja, a tech enthusiast who loves to read and write anything related to technology. I listen to music and watch a lot of movies and TV series during my free time. I am an ambivert and I am funny sometimes.

  • Cosmic Owl

    Will this work with s4 active?

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