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Download LineageOS 16 for Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus

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    shibaa987
    Participant

    You can now download and install LineageOS 16 for Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus. Here is how to install LineageOS 16 on Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus, with a step-by-step guide. This LineageOS 16 build is brought to you by developer Rodrigo 594 (Rodrigo Rodrigues) and another build is by DD3Boh.

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

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S)/PROJECT:

    If you like this ROM then do consider for a contribution to Rodrigo 594, DD3Boh and LineageOS project:
    Donate to Rodrigo 594
    Donate to LineageOS project
     

    Download LineageOS 16 for Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus
     

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD OF LineageOS 16 FOR Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus, WHICH MAY HAVE MANY 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 Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus, 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 the Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus LineageOS 16 ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Everything except listed below

     

    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Encryption
    – May be more

    REQUIRED GUIDES AND DOWNLOADS TO INSTALL LineageOS 16 ON Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus:

    HOW TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL LineageOS 16 ON Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus – Android 9 Pie CUSTOM ROM:

    Following are the two sub-sections of this Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus LineageOS 16 guide:

    1. First time installation of LineageOS 16 on Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus
    2. Upgrading LineageOS 16 on Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus from a previous build of LineageOS 16 ROM

    To Install LineageOS 16 on Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus 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 Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus LineageOS 16 ROM and GApps ZIP file to your phone.
    2. Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this LineageOS 16 on Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus.

      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 how to install twrp Guide (it’s a generic guide which will work for TWRP as well as any other recovery)

      – Installing TWRP recovery requires an unlocked bootloader on Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus

    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 data on Android phone
      how to take NANDROID backup using TWRP recovery

    4. First flash the LineageOS 16 for Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus

      – Here is a post explaining how to install recovery flashable zip file

    5. Then install the 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 Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus.

    Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 16 on Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus (z2_plus):

    1. Copy the latest ROM zip file of LineageOS 16 for Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus, 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 Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus.

      – 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 Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus, 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 Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus, 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 Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus.

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 9 Pie with LineageOS 16 on Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus.

    After installing LineageOS 16 on Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus 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.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Zuk Z2 / Lenovo Z2 Plus (z2_plus) LineageOS forum For other Android Pie, Android Oreo ROMs, Nougat ROMs, or other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

    #60931

    李峰
    Member

    The rom download link is wrong,it’s for Z1.

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    #74631

    ismael ahumada
    Participant

    Hello, the rom from the download link does not install in zuk z2, error says this rom correspond to zuk z1 instead.
    Is that a simple link issue or is this not meant to be installed in zuk z2′

     

    #74699

    siba
    Keymaster

    Yes, it was a wrong link.

    I have updated the download links of LineageOS 16 for Zuk Z2 available from 2 developers.

 
 
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