Download LineageOS 17.1 for OnePlus 6T

 
 
 

This post was last updated on January 16th, 2020 at 02:11 pm

LineageOS 17.1 for OnePlus 6T is now available to download and install from a developer build. This article explains how to install OnePlus 6T LineageOS 17.1 ROM based on Android 10, with a step-by-step guide. Follow the links to get other LineageOS 17.1 and Android 10 builds for available devices.

This OnePlus 6T LineageOS 17.1 build is brought to you by developer LuK1337.

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Download LineageOS 17.1 for OnePlus 6T

DISCLAIMER:
THIS IS AN INITIAL ALPHA BUILD OF LineageOS 17.1 FOR OnePlus 6T, WHICH MAY HAVE MANY BUGS.
MAKE SURE TO BACKUP ALL DATA OF YOUR PHONE AND KEEP IT IN YOUR MIND THAT YOU ARE FLASHING AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Installing LineageOS 17.1 for OnePlus 6T requires an unlock bootloader on OnePlus 6T, 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; neither the developer nor I can be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

Status of the OnePlus 6T LineageOS 17.1 Android 10 custom ROM:

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

 

Where to Download LineageOS 17.1 for OnePlus 6T?

How to Install LineageOS 17.1 on OnePlus 6T?


Following are the two sub-sections of this OnePlus 6T LineageOS 17.1 update guide:

  1. First time installation of LineageOS 17.1 for OnePlus 6T
  2. Upgrading LineageOS 17.1 for OnePlus 6T from a previous build of LineageOS 17.1 ROM

Download and Install LineageOS 17.1 for OnePlus 6T for the 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. If running on OxygenOS 10 or any other Android 10 based ROM, then downgrade to OxygenOS 9, first.
  2. Download and Copy the LineageOS 17.1 ROM for OnePlus 6T and the GApps for LineageOS 17.1 to your phone.
  3. Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this OnePlus 6T LineageOS 17.1 Android 10 custom ROM. Make sure to use the TWRP provided in above downloads section or any system-as-root configured TWRP for OnePlus 6T
    – By now your phone must have an unlocked bootloader to proceed with other steps. If not, unlock the bootloader first and proceed ahead.
  4. 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 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
  5. Install the OnePlus 6T LineageOS 17.1 ROM file that you have copied into the phone.
    – Here is a post explaining how to install LineageOS
  6. Reboot into the TWRP recovery again.
  7. Then install the LineageOS 17.1 GApps package.
    – Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.
  8. Reboot and Enjoy the Android 10 based LineageOS 17.1 for OnePlus 6T.

Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 17.1 for OnePlus 6T (fajita):

  1. Copy the latest ROM zip file of LineageOS 17.1 for OnePlus 6T, LineageOS 17.1 GApps and/or Magisk ROOT package to the phone
  2. Boot into Recovery to flash the updated LineageOS 17.1 for OnePlus 6T
  3. Wipe the system partition from the TWRP recovery menu.
  4. Install the OnePlus 6T LineageOS 17.1 update.
    – Here is a post explaining how to install LineageOS
  5. 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.
  6. If you don’t have GApps after upgrading the LineageOS 17.1 on OnePlus 6T, then flash the GApps.
    – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.
  7. If you don’t have ROOT after upgrading the LineageOS 17.1 on OnePlus 6T, then flash the SuperSU or Magisk or the Lineage SU binary.
    – Here is a post explaining How to ROOT LineageOS 17.1
  8. Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the LineageOS 17.1 on OnePlus 6T.
Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 10 with LineageOS 17.1 on OnePlus 6T.

Some Screenshots of LineageOS 17.1

After installing OnePlus 6T LineageOS 17.1 Android 10 custom ROM you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
LineageOS 17.1 ROOT.

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.
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