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Download LineageOS 15.0 For Galaxy S7/S7 Edge | Android 8.0 Oreo

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Download and Install LineageOS 15 On Galaxy S7/S7 Edge | Android Oreo 8.0: Google has released Android Oreo Officially last month and other manufacturers have started working on Android Oreo as well.Samsung has confirmed that both Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will get the Android 8.0 Oreo update officially.Check out >  List of the devices which will get official Android 8.0 update | Android Oreo.Download and Install LineageOS 15 On Galaxy S7/S7 Edge

We have seen a long journey from cupcake, donut, eclair, froyo, gingerbread, honeycomb, ice-cream Sandwich, Jellybean, KitKat, lollipop, Marshmallow, Nougat to Oreo. Don’t worry it’s not a list of sweets but Android versions till date. We have come a long way to Android 8.0 Oreo which is currently in beta version. The biggest strength of Android is that it is open source. This opened up the channels for innovation which a lot of third-party developers have capitalized on; Lineage OS being one of them.Follow the guide To Safely Update Galaxy S7/S7 Edge To Android 8.0 Oreo via Lineage OS 15.Check Out the device list here > [LineageOS 15] Official Lineage OS 15.0 Device List(Android 8.0)

LineageOS 15.0 is the new custom OS which is the successor to the earlier commercially successful CynogenMod. Lineage OS was officially launched in December 2016. LineageOS 13, 14.1 are out there and Lineage OS 14.1 has already been successfully installed on 165 plus devices.

LineageOS 15.0 developers community has already come with a list of devices on which they would be making it available; Samsung S7/S7 Edge is there on the list. And the list for LineageOS 15.0 too has reached 150 plus.

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.

Lineage OS 15 For All Galaxy S7/S7 Edge Variants (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile)

Download and Install LineageOS 15 On Galaxy S7/S7 Edge | Android Oreo 8.0:

Samsung S7/S7 Edge was first launched in 2016 with Android 6.0 with Touchwiz. Touchwiz being Samsung’s own customized OS. Currently, it comes with Android 7.0 with Samsung Experience. Android 7.0 was released on Samsung S7/S7 Edge in January 2017. Samsung Experience is Samsung’s own customization to the Android 7.0 version. Lineage OS 14.1 has already been successfully installed on Samsung S7/S7 Edge.

The Official LineageOS 15.0 will be better than the LineageOS 14.1 contributing to this factor is better notifications management,  multi-window functionality, better security and so on that will be incorporated in Android 8.0.

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

How to Install LineageOS 15 On Galaxy S7/S7 Edge | 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.

LineageOS would be available after the Android Open Source version is released. Which means you should be able to get Lineage OS 15 which is also an open source software by late 2017 or early 2018.

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