LineageOS 14.1 for LG G5 Unlocked – rs988 – Nougat 7.1 ROM

  

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    Android Nougat 7.1 ROM, LG G5 Unlocked LineageOS 14.1 has now arrived via an UNOFFICIAL build. This post provides the download link to LineageOS 14.1 for LG G5 Unlocked (rs988) and guides through the installation process of the same. This Lineage OS 14.1 Nougat ROM and the TWRP for LG G5 Unlocked is brought to you by developer NextDroid.

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(s):

    If you like this ROM then do consider a small contribution to the NextDroid and/or the LineageOS project:
    Donate to LineageOS project
    – No donation link found for NextDroid.

    If you want the OFFICIAL Lineage OS 14.1 update for LG G5 Unlocked 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 LineageOS 15 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 LG G5 Unlocked requires an unlocked bootloader on LG G5 Unlocked, 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 LG G5 rs988 Unlocked LineageOS 14.1 Nougat 7.1 ROM Download:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Everything except the below
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Bluetooth during calls
    – Audio recording (both pre-installed and third-party app)
    – Battery charging animation missing; “loops” LG logo

     

    LG G5 rs988 Unlocked LineageOS 14.1 Nougat 7.1 ROM Download

    REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR THIS LG G5 Unlocked LINEAGEOS 14.1 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 LG G5 Unlocked TO THE LINEAGE OS 14.1 BASED ANDROID NOUGAT ROM:

    1. Follow this if you are flashing LineageOS 14.1 on the LG G5 Unlocked (rs988) 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 LG G5 Unlocked LineageOS 14.1 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 LG G5 Unlocked from above link and follow the Custom 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 LG G5 Unlocked Lineage OS 14.1 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 LG G5 Unlocked.
    2. Upgrading from earlier version of Lineage OS 14.1 for LG G5 Unlocked:

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android Nougat 7.1 with Lineage OS on the LG G5 Unlocked. After the installing LineageOS 14.1 for LG G5 Unlocked, 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 LG G5 Unlocked (rs988) forum For other Android Oreo, Nougat ROMs, LineageOS 14.1 ROMs, other custom ROMs and all other device specific topics.

     

    If you have found any BUG or have any issues on this ROM then here is the discussion thread on xda where you can place your concerns.

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