Download Lineage OS 17.1 for UMIDIGI A5 Pro

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    Sibananda Sahu
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    LineageOS 17.1 for UMIDIGI A5 Pro is now available to download. This article explains how to install Lineage OS 17.1 on UMIDIGI A5 Pro, with a step-by-step guide.

    This UMIDIGI A5 Pro Lineage OS 17.1 build is brought to you by developer hadenix. For other Android 10 based custom ROM builds you can always visit this Android 10 Download page for supported devices.

    Umidigi A5 Pro LineageOS 17.1

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S)/PROJECT

    If you like this ROM then do consider for a contribution to hadenix and LineageOS project:
    Donate to hadenix
    Donate to LineageOS project

    DISCLAIMER:
    This is an initial build of LineageOS 17.1 for UMIDIGI A5 Pro, which may have many bugs.
    Make sure to backup all important data of your phone.
    Keep in mind that you are the only person making changes to your phone. Neither the developer nor I can be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

    Installing the “UMIDIGI A5 Pro LineageOS 17.1” requires an unlock bootloader on UMIDIGI A5 Pro, which will VOID your warranty.

    Known Issues on this LineageOS 17.1 build?

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Unknown
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – VoLTE does not work (and probably won’t work on any MTK device with custom ROMs any time soon) due to MTK’s proprietary extensions
    – Video animation like on Treble (GSI), Problem in H264 hardware codec
    – Offline charging

     

    Where to Download LineageOS 17.1 for UMIDIGI A5 Pro?

    How to Install LineageOS 17.1 on UMIDIGI A5 Pro?


    Following are the two sub-sections of this UMIDIGI A5 Pro LineageOS 17.1 update guide:

    1. Installing LineageOS 17.1 for the first time
    2. Upgrading from existing LineageOS 17.1 ROM build

    Installing LineageOS 17.1 on UMIDIGI A5 Pro for first time

    This ROM update process requires few guides to be followed and few files to be downloaded. Everything referred in the below guide is provided in the above downloads section.

    1. Boot into the TWRP Recovery to install the “UMIDIGI A5 Pro LineageOS 17.1” Android 10 based custom ROM.
      – By now your phone must have an unlocked bootloader to proceed with other steps. If not, first, unlock the bootloader, download TWRP from above download link and install and then proceed ahead.
    2. Wipe the data partition, Cache partition and the system partition.
      – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe using TWRP recovery.

      This will delete all your data on your phone. You may consider taking a complete backup of your phone data or take a backup of all relevant partitions.
      How to backup data on Android
      how to take NANDROID backup using TWRP recovery
    3. ADB Sideload the UMIDIGI A5 Pro LineageOS 17.1 zip file
      – Here is a post explaining how to ADB sideload using TWRP
    4. Once done, reboot into the TWRP recovery again.
    5. Then install the LineageOS 17.1 GApps package.
      – Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.
    6. Reboot and Enjoy the Android 10 based LineageOS 17.1 for UMIDIGI A5 Pro.

    Upgrading from earlier LineageOS 17.1 on UMIDIGI A5 Pro –

    1. Boot into Recovery to flash the updated LineageOS 17.1 for UMIDIGI A5 Pro
    2. Wipe the system partition from the TWRP recovery menu.
    3. ADB Sideload the LineageOS 17.1 zip file.
      – Here is a post explaining how to ADB sideload using TWRP
    4. Reboot and see you have the GApps and ROOT access or NOT.
      – Gapps is built in such a way that it will sustain across ROM updates.
    5. If you don’t have GApps after upgrading the LineageOS 17.1 on the phone, then flash the GApps.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.
    6. If you don’t have ROOT after upgrading the LineageOS 17.1 on your phone, then flash the SuperSU or Magisk or the Lineage SU binary.
      – Here is a post explaining How to ROOT LineageOS 17.1
    7. Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the LineageOS 17.1.

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 10 with LineageOS 17.1 on UMIDIGI A5 Pro.

    How to Root UMIDIGI A5 Pro on Lineage OS 17.1?

    After installing Lineage OS 17.1 on UMIDIGI A5 Pro you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    How to ROOT LineageOS 17.1

    If there is no ROOT access for some reason even after installing the LineageOS SU binary, then you can try SuperSU rooting guide to enable ROOT access.

    GCam for LineageOS 17.1 or Android 10?

    GCam 7.0 and later versions are compatible with LineageOS 17.1 or any Android 10 ROM in general.
    You can always look into the big list of Google Camera APK download page to get a compatible GCam for your phone.

    Stay tuned to the UMIDIGI A5 Pro page for other Android 10, Android Oreo ROMs, Nougat ROMs, or other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

    ? GCam APK | LineageOS

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