LineageOS 14.1 for Doogee X5 Max Pro Nougat 7.1 ROM

 
 
 

This post was last updated on January 18th, 2020 at 11:00 am

LineageOS 14.1 for Doogee X5 Max Pro has come via an unofficial build. If you want the OFFICIAL update or some more Lineage ROMs then stay tuned to the Android Nougat LineageOS page or the latest LineageOS 15 Android O devices list page. This X5 Max Pro LineageOS 14.1 is brought to you by Keng Natan.

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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 Doogee X5 Max Pro requires to unlock bootloader on X5 Max Pro, 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 LineageOS 14.1 for Doogee X5 Max Pro Nougat 7.1 ROM:

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

 

LineageOS 14.1 for Doogee X5 Max Pro

REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR LineageOS 14.1 for X5 Max Pro NOUGAT CUSTOM ROM:

Root binary is NOT inbuilt in LineageOS 14.1, so you may need a separate SuperSu package or LineageOS su binary to install to gain ROOT access. Here is LineageOS Rooting guide
If there is no in-built ROOT or it does not work for some reason then you can try SuperSU rooting guide to enable ROOT access.

HOW TO INSTALL/DOWNLOAD/FLASH/UPDATE Doogee X5 Max Pro LineageOS 14.1 NOUGAT CUSTOM ROM:

  1. Follow this if you are flashing LineageOS 14.1 for X5 Max Pro 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.

    • Boot into Recovery. Make sure to have a Custom recovery like CWM or TWRP or any other custom recovery. If not then follow the Recovery Installation Guide for Mediatek devices (it’s a generic guide which will work for TWRP as well as CWM recovery or any other recovery)
    • Wipe data factory reset, Cache partition, Dalvik Cache and Format the System partition.
      – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe data using TWRP.

      This will delete all your data on your phone. You may consider complete backup of your phone data or take a NANDROID backup of the current ROM
      backup all data on your Android phone
      Take NANDROID backup using TWRP recovery

    • Go to “Mount”, “Enable MTP” (if it says “Disable MTP” then no need to do anything and you are good to go from here), and connect the device to your PC.
    • Copy the GApps and LineageOS 14.1 for Doogee X5 Max Pro ROM ZIP to your phone using MTP file transfer mode.
    • First flash the Doogee X5 Max Pro LineageOS 14.1 ROM ZIP from device.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash a custom ROM using TWRP recovery.
    • DO NOT REBOOT YET. Now flash the LineageOS 14.1 GApps package.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.
    • Reboot and Enjoy the Nougat 7.1 LineageOS 14.1 ROM for Doogee X5 Max Pro.
  2. Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 14.1 for Doogee X5 Max Pro:

    • Copy the latest LineageOS 14.1 for Doogee X5 Max Pro ROM ZIP file to your phone.
    • Boot into Recovery.
    • Flash the latest LineageOS ROM ZIP from your phone.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash a custom ROM using TWRP recovery.
    • Then flash the Android Nougat GApps package.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP.
    • Reboot and Enjoy

After installing LineageOS 14.1 on Doogee X5 Max Pro you may want to install Google Camera (GCam) or enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
How to ROOT LineageOS 14.1
Google Camera Download for all supported devices

Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Doogee X5 Max Pro LineageOS forum For other Android Nougat ROMs, LineageOS 14.1 ROMs, other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

 

 

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