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Download and Install Lineage OS 15.1 On Galaxy S4 (Android 8.1 Oreo)

Download and Install Lineage OS 15.1 On Galaxy S4 (Android 8.1 Oreo): Samsung Galaxy S4 has started getting the Lineage OS 15.1 Custom ROM.This new update is based on the source code of Android 8.1 Oreo firmware and it comes with not only the features of Oreo firmware but it also has some amazing additional features.If you are looking for a great stable ROM then Lineage OS 15.1 For Galaxy S4 is the best ROM you can flash.

The Samsung Galaxy S4 was released in 2013 which makes it a 5 years old device.The device was a massive hit. The device was launched with a FULL HD display and a 2GB RAM and it was running Android 4.2.2 JellyBean at the time of the launch. The last official update sent to the Galaxy S4 was the Android Lollipop 5.0. You might not receive any more official updates for your device, but you can manually install the unofficial Lineage OS 15.1 ROM based on Android Oreo 8.1 right now on your Galaxy S4

Android is the most used and popular mobile operating system in the world. There are more thousands and thousands of manufacturers which are making Android devices. The popularity of Android OS is because of the freedom of customization it offers. Unlike iOS, everything on an Android device (software related) can easily be modified to match users taste.

This post is especially for all Galaxy S4 users who are looking to install Lineage OS 15.1 on their device. In this post, we will first be giving you all the basic information regarding custom ROMs, Lineage OS, and their benefits. After getting the information out of the way, we will give you a step-by-step guide to help you install this custom ROM.


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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.

#1 AutoFill

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

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#3 Updated Emoji

In Android 8.1 Oreo, Samsung 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.Their 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 Samsung Play Protect and 2X Boot Time

This “Samsung Play Protect” is added in the Samsung 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.

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.
  • Make sure you have taken a backup of your important data.Now proceed To Install Lineage OS 15.1 On Galaxy S4.

Disclaimer

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

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Download and Install Lineage OS 15.1 On Galaxy S4 (Android 8.1 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 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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