Lineage OS 15.1 for OnePlus 6 – Download and Install Guide

  

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    If you are looking to install/update LineageOS 15.1 for OnePlus 6, then it’s now available via a development build. This Lineage OS 15.1 for OnePlus 6 (enchilada) is brought to you by developer phhusson.

    Thanks to Exelios for finding the proper sequence of flashing the images to get Lineage OS 15.1 working on OnePlus 6.

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S):

    If you like this ROM then do consider for a small contribution to phhusson and Lineage OS project:
    Donate to phhusson
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    If you want the OFFICIAL Lineage OS 15.1 then subscribe to the OFFICIAL Lineage OS 15.1 supported devices list or the Android Oreo ROMs devices list page.

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD WHICH HAS MANY BUGS.
    FLASH AT YOUR OWN RISK.

    Installing a custom ROM may require an unlock bootloader on OnePlus 6, 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 OnePlus 6 (enchilada) Android 8.1 Oreo ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Everything except listed below
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – VoLTE
    – Night screen filter

     

    Lineage OS 15.1 for OnePlus 6 Android 8.1 Oreo ROM

    REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR THIS LineageOS 15.1 for OnePlus 6 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 ON ONEPLUS 6; ANDROID 8.1 OREO CUSTOM 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.

    Make sure you have already installed the TWRP image for OnePlus 6 following the above guide.
    Which means, you have already installed Fastboot, unlocked bootloader and you have a TWRP recovery installed on OnePlus 6.

    Well, to be able to flash Lineage OS 15.1 on OnePlus 6, you don’t need the TWRP recovery. But after that you may need that to install the ROOT package for which you need a TWRP.

    1. Take a backup before flashing LineageOS 15.1 on OnePlus 6.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
    2. Then boot the OnePlus 6 into bootloader mode.You may go to bootloader mode using adb reboot bootloader command or by pressing appropriate button combination while restarting the phone.
    3. Install the vbmeta.img file followed by the Lineage OS 15.1 GSI system.img file.- Execute the following command while the OnePlus 6 is in bootloader mode:
      fastboot flash vbmeta vbmeta.img
      fastboot flash system system.img
      
    4. Gapps is already built-in to the LineageOS GSI so you don’t need that to be flashed.
      Just reboot and Enjoy the Android 8.1 Oreo Lineage OS 15.1 on OnePlus 6.

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 8.1 Oreo with Lineage OS 15.1 on OnePlus 6. After the installation of Lineage OS 15.1 for OnePlus 6 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 OnePlus 6 (enchilada) 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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