Download and Install Lineage OS 15 On Samsung Galaxy S6 (G920x) | Android 8.0 Oreo

Download and Install Lineage OS 15 On Galaxy S6 (G920x and other variants) | Android 8.0 Oreo: The Samsung Galaxy S6 was released by 2 years backup by Samsung and it was the latest flagship of Samsung back then. The device was launched with Android Lollipop 5.0.2 and Samsung has confirmed that it will be updated to Android Nougat 7.0 officially. But there is no confirmation regarding the Android Oreo 8.0 update for the Samsung Galaxy S6( G920x).

But if you have a rooted Samsung Galaxy S6, you can manually install the Lineage OS 15 custom ROM based on Android Oreo 8.0 on your device right now. Android Oreo 8.0 is the latest version of Android and it was officially released by Google a few days back. It 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. Follow the guide given below to Update Samsung Galaxy S6 (G920x) To Android 8.0 Oreo Via Lineage OS 15

Since the Lineage OS custom ROM is currently in the development phase and it is an unofficial build, some features might not work as you expect. But, you can test this ROM on your Samsung Galaxy S6 without any issues to experience the features of Android Oreo 8.0 on your device. You can follow the below guide to Download Install Lineage OS 15 On Galaxy S6 (G920x) | 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

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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 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.


  • 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.


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How To Install Lineage OS 15 On Galaxy S6 (G920x) | Android 8.0 Oreo

Download and Install Lineage OS 15 On Galaxy S6 (G920x)

  • 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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2 thoughts on “Download and Install Lineage OS 15 On Samsung Galaxy S6 (G920x) | Android 8.0 Oreo”

  1. hmh, I am sorry to say this but even resurrection remix rom 7.1.2 nougat works much better on the galaxy s6, than lineage os 15 even after patching the lineage os 15 kernel image, when the galaxy s6 then starts with android 8.0.0 oreo, it seems to work fine but after an half of a minute the phone is frozing and You have just a heavy unuseful stone in your hands, i don´t know why but I think, we have still to wait for a release that isn´t frozing your phone. Via TWRP I flashed the well working resurrection remix 7.1.2 nougat back. Maybe a resurrection remix rom 8.0.0 based also on lineage os 15 would work very fine. I hope it will release in the next time. 🙂


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