LineageOS 14.1 for Huawei Nova – Nougat 7.1 ROM Download

  

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    Android Nougat 7.1 ROM, LineageOS 14.1 for Huawei Nova has now arrived via a development build. This post provides the download link to Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for Huawei Nova (hwcan) and guides through the installation process of the same. This Lineage OS 14.1 Nougat ROM for Huawei Nova is brought to you by developer #Henkate and the TWRP recovery is brought to you by garak.

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER:

    If you like this ROM then consider a donation to #Henkate and donation to Garak (for the sources for Huawei Nova and the TWRP recovery).

    If you want the OFFICIAL Lineage OS 14.1 update for Huawei Nova or Android Nougat ROMs for other devices then stay tuned to the LineageOS 14.1 ROMs list. For Android OREO based ROMs, stay tuned to the Lineage OS 15 ROMs page or the AOSP Android Oreo ROMs devices list page.

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD WHICH MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL. HAVE A BACKUP BEFORE FLASHING THIS AND TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK. Installing a custom ROM on a Huawei Nova requires an unlocked bootloader on Huawei Nova, 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 and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

    Status of Lineage OS 14.1 for Huawei Nova Nougat ROM:

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

     

    Lineage OS 14.1  for Huawei Nova Nougat ROM

    REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR THIS LineageOS 14.1 for Huawei Nova ANDROID NOUGAT CUSTOM ROM INSTALLATION:

    Root binary is NOT inbuilt in Lineage OS ROM, so you may need a separate SuperSu package or LineageOS su binary to install to gain ROOT access. Here is LineageOS 14.1 Rooting 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 INSTALL/DOWNLOAD/FLASH/UPDATE THE Huawei Nova TO THE LINEAGE OS 14.1 BASED ANDROID NOUGAT ROM:

    1. Follow this if you are flashing LineageOS 14.1 on the Huawei Nova (hwcan) 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 the LineageOS 14.1 for Huawei Nova Nougat ROM ZIP to your phone.
      • Boot into Recovery.
        Make sure to have a Custom recovery like CWM or TWRP or any other custom recovery. If not then download the recovery for Huawei Nova from above link and follow the Mediatek TWRP recovery installation Guide (it’s a generic guide which will work for TWRP as well as CWM recovery or any other recovery)
      • Wipe data factory reset, Cache partition, Dalvik Cache and Format the System partition.
        – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe data 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

      • First flash the Lineage OS 14.1 for Huawei Nova Nougat ROM ZIP from device. Then flash the GApps zip from your device memory.
        – Here is a post explaining how to install Lineage OS
      • Then reboot into recovery (don’t skip this) and flash the Gapps for LineageOS 14.1 package.
        – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.
      • Reboot and Enjoy Android Nougat with LineageOS 14.1 ROM on Huawei Nova.
    2. Upgrading from earlier version of Lineage OS 14.1 for Huawei Nova:

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android Nougat 7.1 with Lineage OS on the Huawei Nova. After the installing LineageOS 14.1 for Huawei Nova, you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    How to Enable ROOT on LineageOS 14.1.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Huawei Nova (hwcan) forum For other Android Oreo, Nougat ROMs, LineageOS 14.1 ROMs, other custom ROMs and all other device specific topics.

     

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