LineageOS 15 for Zenfone 5 (T00F/T00G) – Download and installation Guide

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    Android Oreo 8.0 ROM for LineageOS 15 for Zenfone 5 has now arrived via an EXPERIMENTAL development build. This post provides the download link to LineageOS 15 ROM for Zenfone 5 and guides through the installation process of the same. If you want the OFFICIAL Lineage OS 15 update or some more Android Oreo ROMs then stay tuned to the Lineage OS 15 ROMs page or the AOSP Android Oreo ROMs devices list page. This Lineage OS 15 for Zenfone 5 is brought to you by developer nguyenhung9x.

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(s):

    If you like this ROM then do consider a donation towards the hard work for the developer:
    Donate to nguyenhung9x

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL DEVELOPMENT BUILD OF LINEAGEOS 15, WHICH IS BOOTING BUT IT HAS MANY BUGS AND CANNOT BE USED AS A DAILY DRIVER. BACKUP THE CURRENT ROM BEFORE FLASHING. TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
    Installing a custom ROM on a the Zenfone 5 requires a custom recovery to be installed, 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 making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

     

    Status of LineageOS 15 for Zenfone 5 ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Boots
    – Calls, SMS, Data
    – Wifi
    – Bluetooth
    – Audio ( Record and Playback )
    – Media
    – Sensors
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Camera
    – Many other things untested

     

    LineageOS 15 for Zenfone 5 ROM

    REQUIRED DOWNLOADS AND LINKS TO UPDATE ZENFONE 5 TO LINEAGEOS 15 ROM:

    HOW TO INSTALL/FLASH/UPDATE LINEAGEOS 15 FOR Zenfone 5 (ANDROID OREO 8 ROM):

    1. Follow this to update LineageOS 15 on Zenfone 5 for the first time or coming from another ROM:

      Points to NOTE on BACKUP before updating:
      – 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 fastboot mode by one of the following method:
        – Power off the phone and keep pressing key combinations while turning on your phone to enter into fastboot mode.
        – If you have enabled USB debugging and you have ADB utility installed on your PC then you can execute the following command on a console or command prompt:

        adb reboot bootloader
      • Wipe data factory reset, Cache partition, Dalvik Cache and Format the System partition using the recovery.
        – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe data using TWRP recovery.

        This will delete all your data on your phone. IGNORE IF YOU DON’T WANT TO OR IF YOU HAVE ALREADY DONE THIS. 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 the LineageOS 15 for Zenfone 5 system and boot image file and a suitable Oreo Gapps zip file from the above download link and copy the files to phone.
        – You have to unzip the system-o-280817.zip file to get the system.img which can be flashed through fastboot
      • First flash the LineageOS 15 for Zenfone 5 ROM image files using fastboot
        – Use the following command(s) to flash the images:
        fastboot flash boot boot.img
        fastboot flash system system.img
      • Now flash the Android Oreo Google Apps package. [OPTIONAL FOR NOW]
        – Here is a post explaining how to flash Oreo GApps using TWRP recovery.
    2. Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 15 LineageOS 15 for Zenfone 5:

      • If the files are in .img extension then repeat the same process as above.

    Reboot to system after flashing is done completely. Do the required initial setup and enjoy the LineageOS 15 for Zenfone 5. If you face any problem following this guide or post installation then just login and leave a comment to get an instant reply.

    To root this LineageOS 15 for Zenfone 5 ROM, install the LineageOS 15.1 su addon package and then Profit !!!
    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Zenfone 5 forum For other LineageOS 15s, Android Nougat ROMs, LineageOS ROMs, other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

     

    If you have found any problem or BUG in this ROM, you can reach out the developer at XDA and here is the development thread for ASUS LineageOS 15 for Zenfone 5 ROM.

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