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    Good news. You can now download and install Lineage OS 16 for Galaxy S7. Here is how to install Lineage OS 16 on Galaxy S7, with a step-by-step guide. This build of LineageOS 16 for Galaxy S7 is brought to you by developer Ivan_Meler.

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

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    Download Lineage OS 16 for Galaxy S7
     

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD OF Galaxy S7 LINEAGE OS 16 WHICH MAY HAVE MINOR BUGS.
    MAKE SURE TO BACKUP ALL DATA OF YOUR PHONE BEFORE FLASHING.

    Installing a TWRP recovery on Galaxy S7 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 Galaxy S7 LineageOS 16 ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Everything except listed below

     

    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Camera and Camcorder (partially working)
    – HWcomposer does not work

    REQUIRED GUIDES AND DOWNLOADS TO INSTALL Galaxy S7 LINEAGE OS 16 ANDROID 9 PIE ROM:

    HOW TO UPDATE/INSTALL LineageOS 16 FOR Galaxy S7 – Android 9 Pie CUSTOM ROM:

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

    1. Fresh installation of Galaxy S7 LineageOS 16 ROM
    2. Updating a new Galaxy S7 LineageOS 16 on top of previous Lineage OS 16 ROM

    Flashing LineageOS 16 on Galaxy S7 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 Lineage OS 16 Gapps and the Galaxy S7 LineageOS 16 ROM ZIP file to your phone.
    2. Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this Lineage OS 16 for Galaxy S7.

      – 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 how to install TWRP on Samsung using ODIN (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 Galaxy S7 LineageOS 16 ROM file that you have copied into the phone.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install Lineage OS

    5. Then install the Android Pie MindTheGapps for Lineage OS 16 package.

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

    6. Reboot and Enjoy the Galaxy S7 LineageOS 16 Android 9 Pie ROM.

    Upgrading a new version of Lineage OS 16 for Galaxy S7 (herolte):

    1. Copy the latest ROM zip file of LineageOS 16 for Galaxy S7, Lineage OS 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 Lineage OS 16 ROM update.
    3. Format or wipe the system partition from the custom recovery menu.
    4. Install the LineageOS 16 ROM for Galaxy S7.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install Lineage OS

    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 Galaxy S7, 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 Galaxy S7, then flash the SuperSU or Magisk or the Lineage SU binary.

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

    8. Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the LineageOS 16 for Galaxy S7.

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 9 Pie with Lineage OS 16 on Galaxy S7.

    After installing Lineage S 16 on Galaxy S7 you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    Lineage OS 16 ROOT.

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

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