How to Install Android 8.0 Oreo On Samsung Galaxy S6 [AOSP ROM]

Download and Install Android 8.0 Oreo On Samsung Galaxy S6 [AOSP ROM]: Google has officially released Android 8.0 Oreo update for Pixel and Nexus device. Along with that, the source code of Android 8.0 Oreo is released and Android developers have built a ROM based on Oreo.

The first Android Open Source Project 8.0 Oreo ROM for Samsung Galaxy S6 is now available. You can literally enjoy Android 8.0 Oreo on your Galaxy S6 without worrying about whether Google will release an official update for your device or not. Several Galaxy S6 users have installed AOSP 8.0 Oreo ROM and found it stable for daily use.

There are hardly a few bugs that have been reported but they are minor to mess with smooth working of your device.If you are interested then follow the guide to Update Galaxy S6 To Android 8.0 Oreo Via AOSP ROM

Pre- Requirements

  • Your device must be rooted and have TWRP recovery installed.
  • You should take a complete backup of all device data because everything will be wiped out.

Keep the battery charge to 60% to prevent accident shut down.

Disclaimer

rootmygalaxy.net will not be responsible for if your device gets damaged while flashing it with the AOSP 8.0 Oreo ROM. Hence, proceed at your own risk.

Downloads

Download Android 8.0 AOSP ROM for Samsung Galaxy S6

Download Android 8.0 GApps For Galaxy S6

Download Magisk For Galaxy S6

Steps To Install Android 8.0 Oreo On Samsung Galaxy S6 Based On AOSP

nstall Android 8.0 Oreo On Samsung Galaxy S6 [AOSP ROM]

Before you proceed, it is important to understand that this is the initial build of the ROM and hence, there could be some bugs which will be rectified in subsequent versions. This ROM will work only on Samsung Galaxy S6(G920x). Do not try it on any other device.

  • 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 (optional), after that flash Magisk to gain root
  • 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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