Sunday, 17 September 2017

LineageOS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo Custom Rom for Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus

Good news to all Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus users, your can now run the latest Android 8.0 Oreo on your Smartphone via unofficial LineageOS 15. It's no news that Google released Android 8.0 Oreo which is currently only supported for Google Pixel and Nexus devices. Thanks to Developers that are building custom ROMs, you can now run Android Oreo 8.0 with LineageOS 15 on Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus custom rom
Thanks to the XDA member subha785, the unofficial LineageOS 15 build for Vibe K5 Plus is initial release, so it is unstable and many things are not working as expected. However, experienced users can try out the ROM right now.

If you want to try Android 8.0 Oreo features right now on your Vibe K5 Plus, download and install the build, but you cannot use it as a daily driver.
As you all know, installing custom ROM like LineageOS 15 requires unlocked bootloader and latest version of TWRP recovery installed on the phone.

What’s not working?
Bluetooth VOLTE WiFi Camera Data Selinux Permissive
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How to Install LineageOS 15 on Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus

If you wish to run Android 8.0 Oreo (LineageOS 15) on Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus follow the instructions below. 

1. Save the downloaded Andriod 8.0 ROM zip file from the link below, Gapps zip file and Patch zip file on your device.
2. Now Boot your device into Recovery mode (Switch off, press and hold Volume down & Power button together).
3. In TWRP, select ‘Backup’ and create Nandroid backup (recommended).
4. Go back to main menu, select Wipe > Advanced Wipe and wipe Cache, Dalvik cache, system and data.
5. Now, go back to main menu, select ‘Install’, navigate to ROM zip file and swipe to flash it. Do not reboot your phone. Install Gapps zip file and patch zip file.
6. Once done, reboot your phone.
Once done, set up your phone and enjoy LineageOS 15 (Android 8.0). Leave your views in the comment section below.
Note: If you face any password related issue while booting just format data in TWRP.

You have successfully installed LineageOS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo Custom Rom on your Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus
[LineageOS 15 for Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Download 
Patch file [here], 
 LineageOS 15 Gapps



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