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    Good news. You can now download and install LineageOS 16 for Pixel XL. Here is how to install LineageOS 16 on Pixel XL, with a step-by-step guide.

    Follow the links to get other LineageOS 16 and Android Pie ROM builds.

    This Pixel XL LineageOS 16 build is brought to you by developer razorloves .

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S)/PROJECT:

    If you like this ROM then do consider for a contribution to razorloves and LineageOS project:
    Donate to LineageOS project
    – No donation link found for razorloves

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD OF LineageOS 16 FOR Pixel XL, WHICH MAY HAVE BUGS.
    MAKE SURE TO BACKUP ALL DATA OF YOUR PHONE.
    FLASH AT YOUR OWN RISK.

    Installing a custom ROM may require an unlock bootloader on Pixel XL, 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; neither the developer nor I can be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

     

    Download and Install LineageOS 16 on Pixel XL
     

    Status of the Pixel XL LineageOS 16 ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Unknown

     

    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Unknown

    REQUIRED GUIDES AND DOWNLOADS TO INSTALL LineageOS 16 ON Pixel XL:

    HOW TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL LineageOS 16 ON Pixel XL – Android 9 Pie CUSTOM ROM:

    Following are the two sub-sections of this LineageOS 16 guide:

    1. Flash the newest Android Pie vendor, radio and bootloader image using fastboot
    2. First time installation of LineageOS 16 on Pixel XL
    3. Upgrading LineageOS 16 on Pixel XL from a previous build of LineageOS 16 ROM

    Flash Android Pie vendor, radio and bootloader image:

    YOU MUST NEED TO FLASH THE ANDROID PIE VENDOR, RADIO AND BOOTLOADER IMAGES BEFORE FLASHING LineageOS 16 ON PIXEL XL FOR THE FIRST TIME.

    You need to flash all these images using fastboot command. Following are the link to install fastboot binaries:
    Install fastboot on Windows
    Install fastboot on Linux
    Install fastboot on MAC

    Execute the following commands on your PC installed with fastboot binaries:

    fastboot flash --slot all vendor vendor-marlin-ppr1.180610.009.img
    fastboot flash --slot all radio radio-marlin-8996-130181-1806061856.img
    fastboot flash --slot all bootloader bootloader-marlin-8996-012001-1804121206.img
    

    After flashing all the required images, now follow the below steps to install LineageOS 16 on Pixel XL.

    Flashing LineageOS 16 on Pixel XL for the first time:

    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.

     

    1. Download and Copy the LineageOS 16 Gapps and the Pixel XL LineageOS 16 Android Pie ROM ZIP file to your phone.
    2. Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this LineageOS 16 on Pixel XL.

      Make sure to have a Custom recovery like a TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery.
      – If not then download the TWRP recovery from Downloads link and follow the Custom Recovery Installation Guide (it’s a generic guide which will work for TWRP as well as any other recovery)

    3. Wipe the data partition (or do a factory reset), Cache partition, Dalvik Cache or ART cache and Format the System partition.

      – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe using TWRP recovery.

      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
      How to backup all data on your Android Device
      how to take NANDROID backup using TWRP recovery

    4. Install the Pixel XL LineageOS 16 ROM file that you have copied into the phone.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install LineageOS

    5. Then install the Android Pie MindTheGapps for LineageOS 16 package.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.

    6. Reboot and Enjoy the Android 9 Pie LineageOS 16 on Pixel XL.

    Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 16 on Pixel XL (marlin):

    1. Copy the latest ROM zip file of LineageOS 16 for Pixel XL, LineageOS 16 GApps and/or Magisk ROOT package to the phone
    2. Boot into Recovery.- Make sure you have a latest custom Recovery that should be able to flash the LineageOS 16 ROM update.
    3. Format or wipe the system partition from the custom recovery menu.
    4. Install the LineageOS 16 for Pixel XL.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install LineageOS

    5. Reboot and see you have the GApps and ROOT access or NOT.

      – Gapps is built in such a way that it will sustain across ROM updates.

    6. If you don’t have GApps after upgrading the LineageOS 16 on Pixel XL, then flash the GApps.

      – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.

    7. If you don’t have ROOT after upgrading the LineageOS 16 on Pixel XL, then flash the SuperSU or Magisk or the Lineage SU binary.

      – Here is a post explaining How to Enable ROOT on LineageOS 16 ROM

    8. Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the LineageOS 16 on Pixel XL.

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 9 Pie with LineageOS 16 on Pixel XL.

    After installing LineageOS 16 on Pixel XL you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    LineageOS 16 ROOT.

    If there is no ROOT access for some reason even after installing the LineageOS SU binary, then you can try SuperSU rooting guide to enable ROOT access.

    Try Google Camera APK, Android Apps and Games for Google Pixel XL:

    Once done, you can try the Google Camera APK for Google Pixel XL or some Android apps and games from the Android APK download and the Android Game download section.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Pixel XL (marlin) LineageOS forum For other Android Pie, Android Oreo ROMs, Nougat ROMs, or other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

 
 
 
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