How to Enable root access on Lineage Os

Today in this article you will learn How to Enable ROOT access on Lineage OS. Lineage OS is the all-new ROM released recently, after the death of Cyanogenmod. Just like CM Rom, Lineage ROMs are also pre-rooted ROMs.They come with root manager, but the root access is not active by default.You have to manually Enable Root Access on LineageOS.

The Process to Enable Root Access On Lineage ROM  is same as CM14 or other older CyanogenMod ROMs.Lineage allows users to choose which apps to give root access or not. Users can manually allow root to Apps only OR ADB only OR both Apps & ADB.

After the death of CyanogenMod, Lineage took the place of CM from where CM has left and now in this short time there are many unofficial lineage os updates for many devices. You can check the device for which lineage OS ROM is available -> Full List of devices which has received Lineage OS 

[note type=”note”]This is an Old post. Now Lineage OS has removed the option and in the newer Lineage OS version, this option is not available. You have to manually flash supersu or magisk on your device via TWRP to gain root access.[/note]

Here is the guide on How to Enable root access on Lineage Os. ( Step by Step Guide )

Make sure you have Lineage ROM On your device.Guide  How to Install Lineage OS ROM on any device using custom recovery

How To Enable root access on Lineage Os (LOS) Step By Step Guide

How to Enable root access on Lineage Os

[icon name=”bell” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Note: Lineage Os is not pre-rooted.So you must have to install SuperSu root package via custom recovery to get root access.

  • First, you have to Enable the developer option on your android device.
  • Now open Developer options
  • Look for Root access setting, and set it Apps and ADB or Apps only or ADB only, as per your need.
Steps to Enable root access on Lineage Os
The Device is not rooted so “manage root access” option is not showing
  • Done!!!!!

You can check the status of Root on your device by downloading and installing this app.

[appbox googleplay com.joeykrim.rootcheck]

If you guys have any question related to this post, feel free to leave that in the comments section 🙂


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Aditya Verma

6 thoughts on “How to Enable root access on Lineage Os”

  1. lineage is not prerooted at all, you need to install a rooting package manually. Frome their website:

    We will NOT be shipping root baked into the ROM.
    Root will be a downloadable zip based install similar to gapps installation (only need to flash it once).


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