Download LineageOS 18 for Wileyfox Swift

 
 

Android 11 based LineageOS 18 for Wileyfox Swift is now available to download. This article explains how to install LineageOS 18 on Wileyfox Swift with a step-by-step guide.

Follow the links to get other Android 11 builds: Android 11 Download for supported devices.

This LineageOS 18 build for Wileyfox Swift is brought to you by developer 115ek.

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Wileyfox Swift LineageOS 18 Download

DISCLAIMER:
THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD OF LineageOS 18 FOR Wileyfox Swift, WHICH MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL.
MAKE SURE TO BACKUP ALL DATA FROM YOUR PHONE AND KEEP IT IN YOUR MIND THAT YOU ARE FLASHING AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Installing LineageOS 18 for Wileyfox Swift requires an unlock bootloader of Wileyfox Swift, which 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; neither the developer nor I can be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

Status of the Wileyfox Swift LineageOS 18 ROM

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

 

Where to download LineageOS 18 for Wileyfox Swift?

  • LineageOS 18 Download for Wileyfox Swift:
    Latest build date: 29th Oct 2020
  • Download Lineage recovery for Wileyfox Swift:

  • GApps for Android 11
  • How to Root Android 11
  • Download ADB to sideload the ROM
    15 Seconds ADB Installer for Windows
    Minimal ADB and Fastboot for Windows
    ADB Fastboot for Linux and MAC

How to Install LineageOS 18 on Wileyfox Swift?


Following are the two sub-sections of this Wileyfox Swift LineageOS 18 update guide:

  1. First time installation of LineageOS 18 for Wileyfox Swift
  2. Upgrading LineageOS 18 for Wileyfox Swift from a previous build of LineageOS 18 ROM

First time Installation of LineageOS 18 on Wileyfox Swift

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. Download and Copy the LineageOS 18 ROM for Wileyfox Swift and a compatible GApps to your phone.
  2. Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this Wileyfox Swift LineageOS 18 ROM. Make sure to use the TWRP provided in above downloads section or any system-as-root configured TWRP for Wileyfox Swift
    – By now your phone must have an unlocked bootloader to proceed with other steps. If not, unlock the bootloader first and proceed ahead.
  3. Wipe the data partition, Cache partition, vendor partition and system partition.
    – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe using TWRP recovery.
    This will delete evrything on your phone! You may consider taking a complete backup of your phone data or take a backup of all relevant partitions. Below are few links that may help you in backing up:
    How to backup Android data
    – how to take NANDROID backup on TWRP recovery
  4. Install the Wileyfox Swift LineageOS 18 ROM file using TWRP recovery or any custom recovery of your choice
    (OR)
    Use ADB Sideload to install the ROM.
    You can use any one of the above mentioned method to install the ROM zip file on the phone.
  5. Reboot into the TWRP recovery again.
  6. Then install the Android 11 GApps package.
    – Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.
  7. Reboot and Enjoy the Android 11 based LineageOS 18 for Wileyfox Swift.
Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 11 with LineageOS 18 on Wileyfox Swift.

Upgrading LineageOS 18 on Wileyfox Swift (crackling):

  1. Copy the latest ROM zip file of LineageOS 18 for Wileyfox Swift, Magisk ROOT package to the phone
  2. Boot into Recovery to flash the updated ROM for Wileyfox Swift
  3. Wipe the system partition from the TWRP recovery menu.
  4. Install the Wileyfox Swift LineageOS 18 update, either using TWRP recovery or ADB Sideload.
  5. Reboot and see if you have the GApps and ROOT access or NOT.
    – Most Gapps are built in such a way that it will sustain across ROM updates.
  6. If you don’t have GApps after upgrading the LineageOS 18 on Wileyfox Swift, then download Android 11 GApps and then flash it.
    – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.
  7. If you don’t have ROOT after upgrading the LineageOS 18 on Wileyfox Swift, then flash the Magisk rooting package or follow this Android 11 root guide.
  8. Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the LineageOS 18 on Wileyfox Swift.

Add-on links for Wileyfox Swift

GCam for Android 11
Google Camera APK for all supported devices

Visit the Wileyfox Swift (crackling) page for Google Camera updates, other Android 11, Android Oreo ROMs, Nougat ROMs, or other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

 

 
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