How to install LineageOS 15.1(Android Oreo 8.1) on OnePlus One

Enthusiast brand OnePlus began its terrifying journey with the launch of the OnePlus One which was launched in 2014, and the device gave the company a recognization which it today bears proudly. The OnePlus One was a developer-friendly device and on a custom version of Android which is today known as OxygenOS. And the last update the device received�was a marshmallow upgrade, and that was the last one. However, due to great community support behind it, developers have made available the popular LineageOS 15.1 for the OnePlus and one, and in this post, we will take a look at how to get it on your OnePlus One handset.

The LineageOS 15.1 is based on Android Oreo 8.1, which is the latest flavor of Android until Android P 9.0 shows up in its final stable form. Thus pushing your�old legend in the Android Oreo territory.

Requirements

  • Your device should have an unlocked bootloader
  • Your device should be Rooted
  • A custom recovery Such as the TWRP or CWM is also needed to flash the device
  • Backup all your data
  • Your handset should have at least 50% or more battery in reserve

Download LineageOS 15.1 for the OnePlus One

How to install LineageOS 15.1 on OnePlus One

  • You need to download the files mentioned above, i.e., Lineage OS 15.1 ROM and Gapps for Android 8.1
  • Once the files are downloaded, you need to place it on your phone’s internal storage
  • Now, you need to reboot into your phone’s custom recovery menu, to do so press the power button and the volume down button together for 10 seconds�(TWRP recovery)
  • Next, you have to make a clean flash, for that, Select Wipe option from the TWRP menu and after that, you have to Wipe the Dalvik, Cache and Cache partition
  • Once, done go back into the TWRP menu and tap on Install option
  • Now you have to browse the LineageOS 15.1 ROM file on your phone’s storage
  • And once, found Select it and Swipe to Flash the Custom ROM
  • Now again head back to the TWRP main menu and again Tap on Install option, steer to the Gapps file on your internal storage and Swipe to flash the Gapps as well
  • Next, just Reboot your OnePlus one, the first reboot might take some time than usual and once done, you’ll be up and running on LineageOS�15.1

Akshay Mhatre is a Tech Journalist who likes to keep up with the latest from the tech world. He has worked at many popular news portals like BGR and TechRadar before joining TheLeaker as a News writer and journalist. A writer by day and a VFX artist by night. In his free time, he also likes to make motion graphics and concept art. You can find him on Instagram @akshayrazr_95 and contact him on akshaymhatre[@]theleaker.com.

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