Download and Install Lineage OS 15 On Samsung Galaxy S5 | Android 8.0 Oreo

Download and Install Lineage OS 15 On Galaxy S5 | Android 8.0 Oreo (All Variants): Now users can Update Samsung Galaxy S5 To Android 8.0 Oreo Via Lineage OS 15.The Samsung Galaxy S5 was launched 3 years back and it was the last flagship from Samsung to launch without an edge to edge display. The device was launched with Android KitKat 4.4.4 and it was later upgraded to Android Marshmallow 6.0 last year. It was the last official update and Samsung will not be sending any more updates to the Galaxy S5 officially. But you can manually install the latest version of Android Oreo 8.0 via Lineage OS 15 on your device right now.

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. Along with these features, the ROM also comes with some customization options and a few extra functions.

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. You can wait till the stable build releases to use this ROM as a daily driver. But, you can test this ROM on your Samsung Galaxy S5 right now without any issues to experience the features of Android Oreo 8.0. Follow the below guide to Download Install Lineage OS 15 On Galaxy S5 | 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

Not Working :

  • Home button (wake up screen)
  • Camera and Flash
  • Bluetooth (Disabled)
  • A lot of stuff

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


Special Thanks To XDA Senior member afaneh92

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How To Install Lineage OS 15 On Galaxy S5 | Android 8.0 Oreo

Download and Install Lineage OS 15 On Galaxy S5 | 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).
How To Flash GApps (Zip) via TWRP Recovery
  • 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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    Shane hrh

    were do i download this from and also can you give me a download link


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