• November 2019
 

LineageOS 14.1 Support is Dropped to Start LineageOS 16 ROM builds

 
 
 

This post was last updated on July 11th, 2019 at 10:48 pm

LineageOS started supporting devices with the Android Nougat based LineageOS 14.1 2 years ago. This has come to an end now, as Android Pie has been released and LineageOS team wants to support newer devices with the latest Android.

Recently LineageOS team has finished support for Android Nougat based LineageOS 14.1 to start support Android Pie based OFFICIAL LineageOS 16 ROM builds.

OFFICIAL LineageOS 14.1 Support is Dropped to Start OFFICIAL LineageOS 16 ROM builds

What else changed except dropping LineageOS 14.1:

Before this commit LineageOS 14.1 supported devices were set to build monthly and the LineageOS 15.1 supported devices were set as NIGHTLY builds.

With this update, LineageOS 15.1 OFFICIAL builds are set to weekly and the OFFICIAL LineageOS 16 builds are set as NIGHTLY builds.

You can see the commit here.

Following are the devices dropped from OFFICIAL LineageOS 14.1:

a5y17lte – Galaxy A5 2017
a7y17lte – Galaxy A7 2017
addison – Moto Z Play
cancro – Xiaomi Mi 3/ Mi 4
chagalllte – Galaxy Tab S 10.5 LTE
chagallwifi – Galaxy Tab S 10.5 Wifi
chaozu – BQ Aquaris U
falcon – Moto G 2013
flo – Nexus 7
flounder – Nexus 9
flounder_lte – Nexus 9 LTE
g2m
gohan – BQ Aquaris X5 Plus
h830 – LG G5 T-Mobile
h850 – LG G5 International
h870 – LG G6
h910
h918 – LG V20 T-Mobile
hammerhead – Nexus 5
harpia – Moto G4 Play
hero2lte – Galaxy S7 Edge
herolte – Galaxy S7
hlte – Galaxy NOTE 3
hltetmo – Galaxy NOTE 3 T-Mobile
i9300 – Galaxy S3
ido – Xiaomi Redmi 3
ivy – Xperia Z3 Plus
jag3gds –
jagnm – LG G3 Beat
jasmine – Xiaomi Mi A2
jfltevzw – Galaxy S4 Verizon
jfltexx – Galaxy S4 LTE
karin – Xperia Z4 Tablet
karin_windy – Xperia Tablet Z4 Wifi
kingdom – Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro
klimtwifi – Galaxy TAB S 8.4 Wifi
kltesprsports – Galaxy S5 Sprint
libra – Xiaomi Mi 4c
ls997 –
lt02ltespr –
lux – Moto X Play
m8 – HTC One M8
m8d – HTC M8 Dual
maserati – Motorola Droid 4
merlin – Moto G Turbo
n1awifi
n2awifi
nx512j – ZTE Nubia Z9 Max
osprey – Moto G 2015
P024
paella – BQ Aquaris X5
peregrine – Moto G 4G 2013
piccolo – BQ Aquaris M5
seed – Android One 2nd Gen
shieldtablet – Nvidia Shield Tablet
spyder – Moto Droid RAZR
sumire – Xperia Z5
surnia – Moto E 2015 LTE
suzuran – Xperia Z5 Compact
t0lte
targa
thea – Moto G 2014 LTE
tenshi – BQ Aquaris U Plus
titan – Moto G 2014
tulip – Xperia M4 Aqua
umts_spyder – Moto Droid RAZR GSM
us996
us997 – LG G6 USA
v1awifi
v480
vegetalte – BQ Aquaris E5 4G
victara – Moto X 2014
vs995
w5
w7
xt897
zerofltexx
zeroltexx – Galaxy S6

So, Where to Download Android Pie based LineageOS 16 ROM:

Here is the OFFICIAL LineageOS 16 supported device list where you will get download link and a step by step ROM installation or update guide.

How to Get Android Nougat or Oreo or Pie if your device is dropped from LineageOS 14.1:

Well, most likely the LineageOS 14.1 builds will disappear from the LineageOS Download page.
In that case, you can visit other Android Nougat based custom ROMs if your device is supported there or not!

How to Get Android Oreo if for your device:

You can also check some of the newer LineageOS ROM or some other ROM too based on Android Oreo. List is below:

How to Get Android Pie if for your device:

There are the following Android Pie ROM available:

 

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A Software Engineer by profession who has worked for few big organizations; such as: Broadcom, Cypress Semiconductor, LSI Corporation, Toshiba, Western Digital; on various cutting edge technologies and product lines, such as: RAID storage Driver, SSD firmware, Wi-fi firmware etc. Having more than 8 years of experience in software engineering domain.

   
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  1. mik92 September 1, 2019