LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X – Android Nougat ROM

  

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  • #30140

    shibaa987
    Keymaster

    LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X (suzu) is now available to download via an initial development build. This post provides the download link to the Android Nougat based Lineage OS 14.1 for Xperia X (suzu) and guides through the installation process of the same. This LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X is brought to you by developer SahilCrazy and the TWRP recovery is brought to you by eagleeyetom.

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S):

    If you like this ROM then do consider for a contribution to eagleeyetom for the TWRP:
    donation to eagleeyetom
    – No donation link found for SahilCrazy.

    If you want the OFFICIAL Lineage OS 14.1 update or some more Android Nougat ROMs then stay tuned to the LineageOS 14.1 ROMs devices list, LineageOS 15 ROM page or the AOSP Oreo ROMs devices list page.

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BETA BUILD WHICH MAY HAVE MANY BUGS. HAVE A BACKUP BEFORE FLASHING THIS AND TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK. Installing a custom ROM requires an unlocked bootloader on Xperia X, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. Understand that you are the only person making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

     

    Status of LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X Nougat 7.1 ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Almost Everything
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – NFC
    – Finger print is buggy

     

    LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X Nougat 7.1 ROM

    REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X Nougat ROM:

    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 Lineage OS 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 Lineage OS 14.1 for Xperia X:

    Follow this if you are flashing LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X 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.

    • 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 Xperia X 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

    • Download and Copy the Nougat GApps and the LineageOS 14.1 Nougat ROM ZIP file to the phone.
    • First flash the Lineage OS 14.1 ROM ZIP file 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 for Xperia X.

    Upgrading from earlier version of Lineage OS 14.1 for Xperia X (suzu):

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android Nougat 8.0 with LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X. After the installing the LineageOS 14.1 ROM, 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 ROM.

     

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Sony Xperia X (suzu, F5121) forum For other Android Oreo, Nougat ROMs, LineageOS 15 ROMs, other custom ROMs and all other device specific topics.

     

    If you have any found any issues on this ROM then you can place your concerns on the dev thread at xda.

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    #30209

    Ayaz
    Participant

    my device wont boot.
    I have flashed TWRP, I did not yet install lineage rom, but when I try booting the device it gets stuck on the Sony logo.
    What could be causing the problem?

    #30218

    shibaa987
    Keymaster

    my device wont boot. I have flashed TWRP, I did not yet install lineage rom, but when I try booting the device it gets stuck on the Sony logo. What could be causing the problem?

    Can you install the boot.img manually from the ROM zip file using fastboot if it is there and see if it boots ??
    Use the following command to flash the boot.img:
    fastboot flash boot boot.img (assuming the boot.img is the boot image filename)

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