LineageOS 15 brings Android Oreo for HTC One M7 (unofficial build)

HTC One M7 once took the company at the pinnacle�of domination in the mobile market, but since then the �Taiwanese-giant has been struggling to keep up with the top dogs. The One M7 featured the top shelf specs in its era and brought the uni-body metal shell that everyone loves today.

HTC already had the legendary HTC HD2 when it came to development within the Android community, and the One M7 follows its path and continuing the legacy. As now the HTC One M7 has been blessed by the LineageOS 15 (unofficial build).

MUST READ: List of HTC phones expected to get the Android Oreo update.

As the norm you know with the unofficial build they may contain some small bugs here and there. However, nothing major is there which will stop you to get the taste of Oreo. As the LineageOS 15 is based on Google’s latest Android Oreo; but you also get the endless customizations and a gazillion themes to tailor as per your desires.

Android Oreo
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Android Oreo bring’s a lot of new features such as picture in picture mode, improved dose mode and much more. Most of the new changes are under the hood. To, install the latest Lineage OS 15 on your HTC One 7 you the usual procedure and requirements, such as Custom recovery and boot loader unlocking and such.

LineageOS 15 and Gapps downloads for HTC One m7

First, download the LineageOS 15 for the HTC One M7 from here ! while the Gapps can be found here! (Do not download Gapps made for an arm64 device, the One M7 does not have a 64bit SoC)

How to install LineageOS 15.0 on the HTC One m7

  1. Download the ROM for the device, along with
  2. Next, you boot into your choice Custom Recovery, installed on your phone
  3. Wipe everything by selecting it from your custom recovery to do a factory reset, as a clean reset is always beneficial.
  4. After that, head back into your custom recovery’s main menu; Route towards the LineageOS and select and Flash the LineageOS file (Confirm Flash to install it).
  5. The installation as always takes some time after that is finished, you perform a�Wipe cache/Dalvik which you can find in the custom recovery menu options.
  6. Next, up is flashing the Gapps similar to LineageOS 15.
  7. Finally, after both the custom ROM and Gapps are flashed, the thing remains is to reboot your HTC One M7, and Android Oreo is at your service.

Shivam has been working as a Tech journalist since 2014. He has worked at many Tech news blogs and Amazon India after that he joined TheLeaker in 2017 as a staff writer and now he’s an editor on the portal. When he is not working, you can find him playing games and listening to pop music. You can find him on Facebook and Twitter and can also contact him via email at [email protected]

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