Lineage OS 14.1 for Ascend G8/Gx8, Nougat 7.1 ROM

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    shibaa987
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    Here comes the Lineage OS 14.1 for Ascend G8/Gx8 via an unofficial build. If you want the OFFICIAL update or some more Lineage ROMs then stay tuned to the Lineage OS 14.1 ROM collection page. This Huawei Ascend G8/Gx8 Lineage OS 14.1 (rio) is brought to you by developer surdu_petru and another build by developer allurba.

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S):

    If you like this ROM then consider a donation to surdu_petru and/or

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD WHICH MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL OR EVEN IF IT BOOTS IT MAY HAVE MANY BUGS. HAVE A BACKUP OF THE CURRENT ROM BEFORE FLASHING THIS ROM AND TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK. Installing a custom ROM on a Ascend G8/Gx8 (rio) requires the bootloader to be unlocked on the Ascend G8/Gx8 (rio) phone, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. You are the only person doing changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

    Status of Huawei Ascend G8/Gx8 Lineage OS 14.1 Nougat 7.1 ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Not Known
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Not Known

     

    Ascend G8/Gx8 Lineage OS 14.1

    REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR Lineage OS 14.1 for Ascend G8/Gx8 NOUGAT CUSTOM ROM:

    Root binary is NOT inbuilt in Lineage OS 14.1, so you may need a separate SuperSu package or Lineage OS su binary to install to gain ROOT access. Here is How to ROOT Lineage OS 14.1
    If there is no in-built ROOT or it does not work for some reason then you can try flashing SuperSU zip using recovery to gain ROOT access.

    HOW TO INSTALL/DOWNLOAD/FLASH/UPDATE Ascend G8/Gx8 Lineage OS 14.1 NOUGAT CUSTOM ROM:

    1. Follow this if you are flashing Lineage OS 14.1 for Ascend G8/Gx8 (rio) for the first time, or coming from another ROM:

      Points to NOTE:
      – Try to avoid restoring apps backup using Titanium Backup. It may break things up.
      – Don’t restore system data using Titanium Backup! It will definitely break the current installation.
      – It is also discouraged to Restoring Apps + Data using Titanium Backup.

    2. Upgrading from earlier version of Lineage OS 14.1 for Ascend G8/Gx8 (rio):

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android Nougat 7.1 with Lineage OS 14.1 for Ascend G8/Gx8 (rio). After the installation of Ascend G8/Gx8 Lineage OS 14.1 (rio) you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    How to Enable ROOT on Lineage OS 14.1.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Ascend G8/Gx8 (rio) forum For other Android Nougat ROMs, Lineage OS 14.1 ROMs, other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

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