LineageOS 15 for Honor 5x – Download and installation Guide

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    shibaa987
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    Android Oreo 8.0 based LineageOS 15 for Honor 5x is now available to download via an EXPERIMENTAL development build. This post provides the download link to the LineageOS 15 Oreo ROM for Honor 5x and guides through the installation process of the same. This Lineage OS 15 Oreo ROM for Honor 5x is brought to you by developer Gopinaidu and another build is by jsbeyond

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

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S):

    If you like this ROM then consider a contribution to jsbeyond and Gopinaidu77:
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    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 requires an unlocked bootloader on Honor 5x, 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 Lineage OS 15 for Honor 5x Oreo 8 ROM:

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

     

    Lineage OS 15 for Honor 5x Oreo 8 ROM

    REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR THIS LINEAGEOS 15 for Honor 5x OREO 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 Lineage OS 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 Honor 5x TO THE LINEAGE OS 15 BASED ANDROID OREO ROM:

    1. Follow this if you are flashing LineageOS 15 on the Honor 5x 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 Honor 5x 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 Oreo GApps and the LineageOS 15 ROM ZIP to the phone.
      • First flash the Lineage OS 15 for Honor 5x Oreo 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 15 package.
        – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.
      • Reboot and Enjoy Android Oreo with LineageOS 15 ROM on Honor 5x.
    2. Upgrading from earlier version of Lineage OS 15 for Honor 5x (kiwi):

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android Oreo 8.0 with LineageOS 15 on the Honor 5x. After the installing the LineageOS 15 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 15 ROM.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Honor 5x (kiwi) forum For other Android Oreo, Nougat ROMs, LineageOS 15 ROMs, other custom ROMs and all other device specific topics.

     

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    #26495

    Mahmoud Waleed
    Participant

    Nt work in honor x5 Knowing that the device exists system cm 14.1
    Plz fixed rom

    #26507

    shibaa987
    Keymaster

    Nt work in honor x5 Knowing that the device exists system cm 14.1 Plz fixed rom

    I have added a new build from jsbeyond, which you can try and see if that works ??

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    #26514

    Mahmoud Waleed
    Participant

    sorry notwork
    this rom work in huawei gr5
    honor x5 kiw L-21 ????

    #26791

    miltonperezcu
    Participant

    None of the two roms works, the 1004 gives error and the 1012 does not boot, please fix it soon, I need to have android oreo in my Honor 5x KIW-L24.

    #26913

    kimo25376
    Participant

    Hi all , i want this ROM Oreo for my phone Honor x5 (KIWI L21 ).
    Tkx 😉

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