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Download/Install Lineage OS 18 on OnePlus 2 (Android 11)

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OnePlus 2 was the second generation of OnePlus devices. the device replaced the legendary OnePlus One. The OnePlus 2 has been receiving all the major custom ROMs builds over the years and now the very famous Lineage OS 18 has been made available for OnePlus 2 (codenamed: oneplus2). Here we’ll be sharing the steps to Download/Install Lineage OS 18 on OnePlus 2 (Android 11).

Android is a free open-source platform based on Linux and offers unlimited possibilities of customizations that most of the third-party ROM developers and advanced users always looking for. You can easily flash the custom firmware, flash third-party files, mods, root, custom recovery, and more without any major issues.

Lineage OS 18 Features

LineageOS is a free, community-built, aftermarket firmware distribution of Android 11, which is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device. LineageOS is based on the Android Open Source Project with extra contributions from many people within the Android community.

It can be used without any need to have any Google application installed. Linked below is a package that has come from another Android project that restores the Google parts. LineageOS does still include various hardware-specific code, which is also slowly being open-sourced anyway.

As mentioned, among all the aftermarket firmware, Lineage OS is the best one when it comes to performance, stability, and fully-featured Custom ROM. Thanks to _undead, XDA Recognized Member, and the Lineage OS Team for this latest ROM.

So, the Android 11-based Lineage OS 18 firmware offers all the useful and popular features like the Conversation Notification, One-Time App Permissions, Notification History, Chat Bubbles, Built-in Screen Recording, Improved Media Player, Smart Reply, New Power Menu, Scoped Storage, Wireless ADB, Pin Apps to Sharesheet, and more.

  • Scheduled Dark Mode
  • Smart Reply & Smart Folders
  • Improved App Suggestions
  • Conversations Notification
  • Built-in Screen Recording
  • Pin Apps to Sharing Menu
  • Improved Voice Access (Accessibility)
  • Bluetooth Active in Airplane Mode
  • Improved Privacy & Security Features
  • A New Power Menu
  • Redesigned Device Controls
  • Redesigned Music Control
  • One-Time App Permissions
  • Permissions Auto-Reset
  • Chat Bubbles
  • Notification History
  • Wireless Android Auto
  • Google Play System Update (Security Patch)
  • Talkback braille keyboard
  • Improved Lookout Mode
  • Improved Camera features (Bokeh Mode, Built-in HAL, and Camera2 API support)
  • Enhanced Digital Wellbeing
  • Improved Enterprise Mode
  • Improved Autofill Keyboard Suggestions
  • Nearby Share
  • Scoped Storage
  • Resume on Reboot
  • Blocked Permissions
  • Soft Reboot
  • Background Location
  • Improved Call Screening (Identify Spams)
  • Picture-in-picture mode
  • 5G detection API
  • Hinge angle sensor support
  • Ethernet tethering
  • Gesture sensitivity

What’s Working?

  • Boots
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hotspot
  • Bluetooth
  • Video Playback
  • Camera
  • Audio
  • Sensors
  • LED
  • Alert Slider

What’s Not Working?

  • RIL
  • Crashes and reboots
  • ROM is not smooth
  • Bluetooth takes a second to switch playback
  • Selinux Permissive

Read More: How To Install Lineage OS 17 On OnePlus 2 | Android 10

Download/Install Lineage OS 18 on OnePlus 2 (Android 11)

Download/Install Lineage OS 18 on OnePlus 2 (Android 11)

The installation is pretty simple and easy. If you have installed any custom ROM before then you will have no issue flashing the ROM as the process is exactly the same. But before proceeding to the installation let me clear that this build is in the very early stage which means there will be bugs and many functions may not work properly. So, we do recommend not to flash the ROM on your primary device.

Pre-Requirements

  • Enable USB Debugging on your OnePlus 2. Settings > About Phone > Tap on Build Number 7 times > Go back to Settings > System > Advanced > Developer Options > Enable USB Debugging.
  • Also, enable the OEM Unlock from the Developer Options.

  • 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 18 ROM (Android 11) on your OnePlus 2 device.
  • Make sure that you have installed TWRP recovery on your Android device.

Disclaimer

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

Download Link:

 Note: If the link is broken head over to the development page for working link and other updates about the custom ROM.  

Flashing Steps: Lineage OS 18

  • 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 and extract them.
  • Now transfer the downloaded files to the internal storage of your device.
  • Ensure that the bootloader is unlocked.
  • Now reboot to the TWRP recovery.
  • Take a Nandroid backup by selecting the option from the home screen and then your data and cache from the recovery menu.
  • Now return to the main menu of TWRP and wipe cache, data, and system before flashing the ROM

  • In order to Wipe data: Go to Wipe —> Advanced Wipe and select Dalvik/ART cache, cache, System, Vendor, and Data and then swipe to wipe. (Don’t select the internal storage)

  • Now return to the main menu of TWRP again and install the ROM which is just a .zip file
    • Go to Install -> Install Zip > ROM File (.zip)

Once the flashing process is completed, reboot your OnePlus 2 and you will be booted into Lineage OS 18 ROM Based on Android 11. If you have any doubts regarding this process, feel free to comment below.

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