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    shibaa987
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    Android 8.1 Oreo based LineageOS 15.1 for Galaxy On 5 is now available to download via an unofficial build. This Android 8.1 Oreo based Lineage OS 15.1 for Galaxy On 5 (on5prolte) is brought to you by developer AryanKedare.

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S):

    If you like this ROM then do consider for a contribution to AryanKedare and Lineage OS project:
    donation to AryanKedare
    Donate to LineageOS project

    If you want the OFFICIAL Lineage OS 15.1 then here is the OFFICIAL Lineage OS 15.1 supported devices list or the Android Oreo ROMs devices list page.
     

    Download Lineage OS 15.1 for Galaxy On 5
     

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD WHICH MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL OT MAY HAVE MANY THINGS BROKEN.
    MAKE SURE TO BACKUP EVERYTHING AND FLASH AT YOUR OWN RISK.

    Installing a custom ROM requires a custom recovery on Galaxy On 5, 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.

    Status of Lineage OS 15.1 for Galaxy On 5 – Android 8.1 Oreo ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Unknown
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Unknown

    REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR THIS LineageOS 15.1 for Galaxy On 5 ANDROID 8.1 OREO CUSTOM ROM:

    su Root binary is NOT inbuilt in Lineage OS 15.1, so you may need to install a separate SuperSu package or LineageOS su binary to gain ROOT access. Here is LineageOS 15.1 Root 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 UPDATE/INSTALL Lineage OS 15.1 FOR Galaxy On 5; ANDROID 8.1 OREO CUSTOM ROM:

    – Fresh LineageOS 15.1 installation guide
    – LineageOS 15.1 update on top of previous LineageOS 15.1 ROM

    Follow this if you are flashing LineageOS 15.1 on Galaxy On 5 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.

    • Download and Copy the GApps and Galaxy On 5 LineageOS 15.1 ROM ZIP files to your phone.
    • Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this Lineage OS 15.1 for Galaxy On 5.
      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 this guide to install TWRP on Galaxy On 5
    • 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

    • Install the Galaxy On 5 LineageOS 15.1 ROM file that you have copied into the phone.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install Lineage OS

    • Then reboot into recovery (don’t skip this) and install the Oreo Gapps for Lineage OS 15.1 package.
      – Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.
    • Reboot and Enjoy the Android 8.1 Oreo Lineage OS 15.1 on Galaxy On 5.

    Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 15.1 on Galaxy On 5 (on5prolte):

    • Copy the latest Lineage OS 15.1 for Galaxy On 5 ROM ZIP file, Oreo 8.1 GApps and/or supersu ROOT package to the phone
    • Boot into Recovery.

      – Make sure you have a latest custom Recovery that should be able to flash the LineageOS 15.1 ROM update.

    • Format or wipe the system partition from the custom recovery menu.
    • Install the Lineage OS 15.1 ROM for Galaxy On 5.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install Lineage OS

    • 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.

    • If you don’t have GApps after upgrading the LineageOS 15.1 on Galaxy On 5, then flash the GApps.

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

    • If you don’t have ROOT after upgrading the LineageOS 15.1 on Galaxy On 5, then flash the SuperSU or Magisk or the Lineage SU binary.

      – Here is a post explaining How to Enable ROOT for LineageOS 15.1 ROM

    • Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the Lineage OS 15.1 for Galaxy On 5.

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 8.1 Oreo with Lineage OS 15.1 on Galaxy On 5. After the installation of Lineage OS 15.1 for Galaxy On 5 you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    LineageOS 15.1 ROOT.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Galaxy On 5 (on5prolte) Lineage OS forum For other Android Oreo, Nougat ROMs, LineageOS 15.1 ROMs, or other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

     

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    #47697

    ruokuo
    Participant

    I just tried it and it wouldn’t boot.

    Let me know if you have anything new for me to test.

    #48084

    shibaa987
    Keymaster

    Okay, if it does not boot, I will just remove the link for now.
    I will add a new link when I will find a new LineageOS 15.1 build for Galaxy On5.

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