Download and Install Lineage OS 15.1 On Galaxy S7/S7 Edge (Android 8.1 Oreo) | Exynos Variant (herolte/hero2lte): Samsung has been very consistent in pushing out the latest security patch and major updates to its devices.Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will also get Android 8.0 Oreo update but it will take few months to get the official release for these two devices.But thanks to Custom ROMs like Lineage OS, users can now enjoy Android 8.1 Oreo which is the latest from Google on Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.
Samsung Galaxy devices mainly the international carrier unlocked versions are very developer friendly.There are loads of Custom ROMs and kernel made available for these devices.Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are no different.Both these devices have received unofficial Lineage OS 15.1 previously and now these two have received the unofficial Lineage Os 15.1 which is just an awesome news.
Here we would like to thank Ivan_Meler, Senior Member of Xda for developing the unofficial build of Lineage OS 15.1 For Samsung Galaxy S7 (Exynos) codenamed “herolte” and for Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (Exynos) codenamed “hero2lte”.
If you are a Galaxy S7/S7 Edge user and are interested in this new update, you can easily download and install it. All that you need to do is fulfil some pre-requisites, complete few downloads, and then follow the guide mentioned below.Once the ROM is available we will update the post with active link and you can then download Lineage OS 15.1 For Galaxy S7/S7 Edge
The Lineage OS is the new form of CyanogenMod which was the most used and Popular Android Custom ROM.Lineage OS 15.1 is based On Android 8.1 Oreo Source Code and Comes with all the Android 8.1 Oreo features like Picture in Picture mode, split-screen mode and better battery optimization.Follow the guide to Install Lineage OS 15.1 On Galaxy S7/S7 Edge
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- [Download Links Added] Lineage OS 15.1.0 Device List | All Android Devices (Android 8.1)
- [Official List] Android Oreo Device List- List of the devices which will get official Android 8.1 update
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- Download Magisk v14.0 and Magisk Manager v5.3.0 (Oreo Root)
- FlashFire v0.70 is available for download with support for Android 8.1 Oreo
Lineage OS 15.1 Features | Android 8.1 Oreo Features
As Lineage OS 15.1 is based On Android 8.1 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.
Android 8.1 Oreo now comes with Autofill feature which was available in the Chrome browser until now. The feature, 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
#3 Updated Emoji
In Android 8.1 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 8.1 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 8.1 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 8.1 Oreo (Lineage OS 15.1.0) 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.
- Make sure you have taken a backup of your important data.Now proceed To Install Lineage OS 15.1 On Galaxy S7/S7 Edge.
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Download Lineage OS 15.1 For Galaxy S7/S7 Edge
- Lineage OS 15.1 For Galaxy S7 (Exynos | herolte) > Google Drive | Mega.nz
- Lineage OS 15.1 For Galaxy S7 Edge (Exynos | hero2lte) > Google Drive | Mega.nz
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Steps To Install Lineage OS 15.1 On Galaxy S7/S7 Edge | Android 8.1 Oreo Update (Lineage OS 15.1 For Galaxy S7/S7 Edge)
- 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 Armor 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.
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