LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X Compact – Android Nougat ROM

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  • #29686
    shibaa987
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    LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X Compact (kugo) is now available to download via an EXPERIMENTAL development build. This post provides the download link to the Android Nougat based LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X Compact (kugo) and guides through the installation process of the same. This LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X Compact is brought to you by developer Mad_Johnny and the TWRP for Xperia X Compact 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 Mad_Johnny.

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

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL TEST BUILD WHICH MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL. HAVE A BACKUP BEFORE FLASHING THIS AND TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK. Installing a custom ROM requires an unlocked bootloader on Xperia X Compact, 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 Compact Nougat 7.1 ROM:

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

     

    LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X Compact Nougat 7.1 ROM

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

    Root binary is NOT inbuilt in LineageOS 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 LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X Compact:

    Follow this if you are flashing LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X Compact 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 Compact 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 LineageOS 14.1 ROM ZIP file from device. Then flash the GApps zip from your device memory.
      – Here is a post explaining how to install LineageOS
    • 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 Compact.

    Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X Compact (kugo):

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android Nougat 8.0 with LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia X Compact. 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 Compact (kugo) forum For other Android Oreo, Nougat ROMs, LineageOS 15 ROMs, other custom ROMs and all other device specific topics.

     


    ? Google Camera APK | LineageOS

    #29720
    dhchris
    Member

    Hey there,
    thanks for this guide.
    I think, there’s a wrong download-link.
    It redirects to the Z3 rom not Xc.

    Can you set it to a correct link?
    kind regards,
    Chris

    #29724
    shibaa987
    Moderator

    Thanks for pointing that out. It was a typo.
    I have updated the LineageOS 14.1 link for Xperia X Compact. Check once more.


    ? Google Camera APK | LineageOS

    #29731
    dhchris
    Member

    Great, thanks.
    Meanwhile i´ve found the file by my own.
    Do you know more about it?
    On my device
    Bluetooth-Pairing and doesn´t work and in my opinion GPS-Fix doesn´t works too.
    Kind Regards,
    Chris

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