Download LineageOS 17 for Zenfone 6

 
 
 

This post was last updated on January 22nd, 2020 at 06:09 pm

LineageOS 17 for Zenfone 6 is now available to download and install from a developer build. This article explains how to install Zenfone 6 LineageOS 17 ROM based on Android 10, with a step-by-step guide. This Zenfone 6 LineageOS 17 build is brought to you by developer OrdenKrieger.

Follow the links to get other Android 10 builds such as: LineageOS 17.1 Download, or LineageOS 17 Download and Android 10 Download for supported devices.

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If you like this ROM then do consider for a contribution to OrdenKrieger and LineageOS project:
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Download LineageOS 17 for Zenfone 6

DISCLAIMER:
THIS IS AN INITIAL ALPHA BUILD OF LineageOS 17 FOR Zenfone 6, WHICH HAS 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 for Zenfone 6 requires an unlock bootloader on Zenfone 6, 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 Zenfone 6 LineageOS 17 Android 10 custom ROM:

WHAT’S WORKING:
– Many things working except listed below
KNOWN ISSUES:
– SELinux is permissive
– Recovery broken
– LED
– GPS
– Probably more

RWhere to download LineageOS 17 FOR Zenfone 6:

HOW TO INSTALL Zenfone 6 LineageOS 17?


Following are the two sub-sections of this Zenfone 6 LineageOS 17 update guide:

  1. First time installation of LineageOS 17 for Zenfone 6
  2. Upgrading LineageOS 17 for Zenfone 6 from a previous build of LineageOS 17 ROM

Flashing LineageOS 17 for Zenfone 6 for the first time:

  1. Download the stock firmware flasher and flash the stock firmware file to both the slots _a and _b.
  2. Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this Zenfone 6 LineageOS 17 Android 10 custom ROM. Make sure to use the TWRP provided in above downloads section or any system-as-root TWRP for Zenfone 6
    – 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 and Cache partition from TWRP recovery.
    – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe using TWRP recovery.

    This will delete all your data on your phone. 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
  4. Download and Copy the ROM zip file of LineageOS 17 for Zenfone 6 and the LineageOS 17 GApps to your phone.
  5. Install the Zenfone 6 LineageOS 17 ROM zip file that you have copied into the phone via recovery or flash the images using fastboot.
    – Here is a post explaining how to install LineageOS
  6. Reboot into the TWRP recovery again.
  7. Then install the LineageOS 17 GApps package.
    – Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.
  8. Reboot and Enjoy the Android 10 based LineageOS 17 for Zenfone 6.

Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 17 for Zenfone 6 (I01WD):

  1. Copy the latest ROM zip file of LineageOS 17 for Zenfone 6, LineageOS 17 GApps and/or Magisk ROOT package to the phone
  2. Boot into Recovery to flash the updated LineageOS 17 for Zenfone 6
  3. Wipe the system partition from the TWRP recovery menu.
  4. Install the Zenfone 6 LineageOS 17 update.
    – Here is a post explaining how to install LineageOS
  5. Reboot and see you have the GApps available 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 on Zenfone 6, then flash the GApps.
    – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.
  7. Similarly, verify for the presence of root. If you don’t have ROOT after upgrading the LineageOS 17 on Zenfone 6, then flash the SuperSU or Magisk or the Lineage SU binary.
    – Here is a post explaining How to ROOT LineageOS 17
  8. Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the LineageOS 17 on Zenfone 6.
Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 10 with LineageOS 17 on Zenfone 6.

Some Screenshots of LineageOS 17

After installing LineageOS 17 on Zenfone 6 you may want to install Google Camera (GCam) or enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
How to ROOT LineageOS 17

Where to Download Google Camera for Zenfone 6 LineageOS 17?

GCam 7.2 and GCam 7.0 are compatible with LineageOS 17 or any Android 10 ROM in general.
In case you won’t get your device in the above lists, you can always look into the big list of Google Camera for Android 10 (this page contains a huge list of GCam for all available devices)

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.
Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Zenfone 6 (I01WD) LineageOS forum For other Android 10, Android Oreo ROMs, Nougat ROMs, or other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

LineageOS 17.1 | LineageOS 17


 

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