How to migrate from CyanogenMod to LineageOS without losing Data

In This article, we will be showing you ‘How to migrate from CyanogenMod to LineageOS without losing any data or any application’. LineageOS is newly released OS, after the death of CyanogenMod, LineageOS took the place of CyanogenMod. So all the further development will be from LineageOS. ( migrate from CyanogenMod )

So, if you are still running CyanogenMod on your android device then, you can easily migrate from CM to LineageOS without losing any data or any application.  Like if you are on CyanogenMod 13 on your android device then you have to download Lineage 13 and if you are on CyanogenMod 14.1 then you have to download Lineage 14.1 for your device. ( migrate from CyanogenMod )

You can visit official LineageOS download page section to download official LineageOS build for your device. Click here for the official LineageOS download page. Download Experimental zip file according from download page. ( migrate from CyanogenMod )

So let’s get started


  • A CyanogenMod running android device.
  • Download LineageOS builds from above.
  • A custom recovery like TWRP or CWM must be installed.
  • You mobile must be fully charged. is not responsible for any damage happened to your device(s) while following this guide, Proceed at your own risk.

How to  migrate from CyanogenMod  to LineageOS without losing Data

  • First, download and transfer the Lineage OS ROM and Nougat Gapps file to your device’s internal storage.
  • Now boot your device into TWRP recovery.Guide  How To to Boot Into Recovery Mode On Android (Various Ways)
  • In TWRP menu, tap on install and select internal storage as a source.
  • Now select experimental zip which you have download from above.
  • Tap on yes, and wait until the installation gets done.
  • After that, reboot your smartphone.
  • Now check if your all data is migrated successfully.
  • After that again go to TWRP menu and install weekly LineageOS build update, just like experimental zip.
  • Now after that, flash gapps as well.
  • Done !

If you have any queries, feel free to ask in comment section.


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