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Download Lineage OS 17.1 for Galaxy S8+

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    Sibananda Sahu
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    Android 10 based Lineage OS 17.1 for Galaxy S8 Plus (S8+) is now available to download. This article explains how to download and install Lineage OS 17.1 on Galaxy S8+ with a step-by-step guide.

    This build of Lineage OS 17.1 for Galaxy S8+ is brought to you by developer Stricted. For other Android 10 based custom ROM builds you can always visit this Android 10 Download page for supported devices.

    Galaxy S8 Plus (S8+) LineageOS 17.1

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S)/PROJECT:

    If you like this ROM then do consider for a contribution to stricted and LineageOS project:
    Donate to stricted
    Donate to LineageOS project
     

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD. TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

    Installing custom ROM will delete all data on your phone. Make sure you copy all important data.
    You are the only person making changes to your phone; neither the developer nor I can be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

    Known Issues on this Lineage OS 17.1 build?

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Everything except listed below
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Signal bar is broken, it’s like empty most of the time
    – Screen Cast
    – Selinux permissive

     

    Where to Download Lineage OS 17.1 for Galaxy S8 Plus (S8+)?

    How to Install Lineage OS 17.1 on Galaxy S8 Plus (S8+)?


    Following are the two sub-sections of this Galaxy S8+ Lineage OS 17.1 update guide:

    1. Installing Lineage OS 17.1 for the first time
    2. Upgrading from existing Lineage OS 17.1 ROM build

    First Time Installation of Galaxy S8+ Lineage OS 17.1 –

    This ROM update process requires few guides to be followed and few files to be downloaded. Everything referred in the below guide is provided in the above downloads section.

    1. Boot into the TWRP Recovery to install this Galaxy S8+ Lineage OS 17.1 Android 10 based custom ROM.
      – 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)

      IMPORTANT NOTE:
      Use Odin without “Auto Reboot” option to flash the TWRP.
      After flashing TWRP via Odin, manually reboot to TWRP recovery by holding the key combination of Vol UP + Home + Power.
      Don’t reboot to the stock image which restores the stock recovery.
    2. Wipe the data partition, Cache partition, and 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 taking a complete backup of your phone data or take a backup of all relevant partitions.
      How to backup data on Android
      how to take NANDROID backup using TWRP recovery
    3. ADB Sideload the Lineage OS 17.1 zip file for Galaxy S8+.
      – Here is a post explaining how to do ADB sideload using TWRP
    4. Once done, reboot into the TWRP recovery again.
    5. Then install the Lineage OS 17.1 GApps package.
      – Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.
    6. Reboot and Enjoy the Android 10 based Lineage OS 17.1 for Galaxy S8+.

    Upgrading from earlier Lineage OS 17.1 on Galaxy S8+:

    1. Boot into Recovery to flash the updated Lineage OS 17.1 for Galaxy S8+
    2. Wipe the system partition from the TWRP recovery menu.
    3. ADB Sideload the Lineage OS 17.1 zip file for Galaxy S8+.
      – Here is a post explaining how to do ADB sideload using TWRP
    4. 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.
    5. If you don’t have GApps after upgrading the Lineage OS 17.1 on Galaxy S8+, then flash the GApps.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.
    6. If you don’t have ROOT after upgrading the Lineage OS 17.1 on Galaxy S8+, then flash the SuperSU or Magisk or the Lineage SU binary.
      – Here is a post explaining How to ROOT Lineage OS 17.1
    7. Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the Lineage OS 17.1 on Galaxy S8+.

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 10 with Lineage OS 17.1 on Galaxy S8+.

    How to Root Galaxy S8+ Lineage OS 17.1?

    After installing Lineage OS 17.1 on Galaxy S8+ you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    How to ROOT Lineage OS 17.1

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

    GCam for Galaxy S8+ Lineage OS 17.1

    GCam for Galaxy S8+ is available it does not yet support Android 10.
    You can always look into the big list of Google Camera download page for a compatible GCam for your phone.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Galaxy S8 Plus (S8+) (dream2lte) page for other Android 10, Android Oreo ROMs, Nougat ROMs, or other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

    ? GCam APK | LineageOS

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