Download & Install Lineage OS 16 on OnePlus 6 (Unofficial)

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Download & Install Lineage OS 16 on OnePlus 6 (Unofficial)
Download & Install Lineage OS 16 on OnePlus 6

Here is the Unofficial Lineage OS 16 based on Android Pie for OnePlus 6. We got the Unofficial Android 9.0 Pie Custom ROMs for OnePlus 6 devices! Check out How to Download & Install Lineage OS 16 on OnePlus 6 Codename ‘Enchilada’.

A few days back OnePlus released Android 9.0 Pie based OxygenOS Open Beta 1 for OnePlus 6 devices. Now we got the unofficial Lineage OS 16 ROM for OnePlus 6. You can Update OnePlus 6 to Android P via LineageOS 16.

Lineage OS builds have finally released & you can Install Lineage OS 16 on OnePlus 6 (Enchilada). The developers have released the Android 9.0 Pie Lineage OS 16 for OnePlus 6 variant. The ROM is now available for all OnePlus 6 users and they can install it manually.

Install LineageOS 16 on OnePlus 6
Install LineageOS 16 on OnePlus 6Install LineageOS 16 on OnePlus 6

The Lineage OS 16 for One Plus 6 ROM is still under development, but all users can try it now! Thanks to XDA member LuK1337 who shared the ROM and instructions to Install the LineageOS 16 ROM based on Android 9.0 Pie on OnePlus 6 (Enchilada).

Before flashing Lineage OS you have to flash Oxygen OS/Hydrogen OS Open Beta in TWRP twice. The Oreo firmware is not supported and you might face an error “There’s an internal problem with your device. Contact your manufacturer for details” on every boot. No worries on that! Soon they will fix it asap!

To Install Lineage OS 16 on OnePlus 6, all you need to root your device, and TWRP installed on your OnePlus device. So without wasting any more time let’s see how to Install LineageOS 16 on OnePlus 6.

What is Lineage OS?

Lineage OS is an Open source OS based on Android. This Lineage OS ROM is used by lots of Android users. This Operating system belongs to the famous custom ROM Cyanogen Mod and it was first launched in the month of December in 2016. It built to support Android 8.x Nougat (Currently Android 9 Pie ROM), while ROM Kernel is Linux 3.10.x and the ROM is based on CyanogenMod.

You can download Lineage OS 16 for OnePlus 6 now which will be based on Android 9.0 Pie. And to Flash LineageOS ROM, you need Universal Bootloader and Modem packages.

Lineage OS 16.0 Features

  • New Animation/Transition
  • Pixel launcher has been improved
  • Battery saver no longer shows orange warning
  • About phone screen now shows additional info in a popup window.
  • Screenshot button in power menu
  • Text selection zoom (like iOS)
  • Battery saver can now be scheduled.
  • Do Not Disturb has been simplified down to a single mode
  • Volume buttons now control media volume by default
  • Adaptive Brightness is now much more useful as it actually changes the base brightness level.
  • Hotspot can be turned off automatically if no devices are connected.
  • Rotation can be locked to landscape mode.

Status of Lineage OS 16 – OnePlus 6

What's Not Working: IMS, Color calibration in settings

Pre-Requirements

Flashing custom ROMs will void your warranty and can brick your device if done wrong. Try on your own risk even!

Download Lineage OS 16 ROM for OnePlus 6

You can Download Lineage OS 16 for OnePlus 6 (codename: Enchilada) from the given link below. Also, download other required tools to flash the Lineage OS 16 ROM on your smartphone.

LineageOS 16 ROM for OnePlus 6Download Links
Download LineageOS 16 ROM (Enchilada)Link 1, Link 2 (444.4 MB)
Download GApps for Android PieLink (ARM 64-bit)

How to Install Android 9.0 Pie LineageOS 16 ROM OnePlus 6

Before you Install Lineage OS 16 on OnePlus 6, make sure you’ve unlocked the bootloader and rooted the device. And also you need to have ADB Commands installed on your computer which we use in this installation process. Let’s get started to Install Lineage OS 16 on OnePlus 6 Series.

Unlock Bootloader of OnePlus 6

  • First, go to the Settings > About Phone. Tap on Build number for 7 times, until you receive the small message at the bottom saying you are already a developer.
  • Now go back to settings home and you will find developer options.
  • Click on developer option and then scroll down to OEM unlocking and then Enable OEM unlocking and USB debugging.
  • Now connect your Mobile to the PC and go to ADB directory and issue the command ‘ADB reboot bootloader’ to boot your device into bootloader.
  • Now in the command window type the following command  ‘fastboot devices‘ This will display your device.
  • Now use the following command ‘fastboot OEM unlock-go‘. This will unlock you devise Bootloader.
  • After this reboot your device and go to Settings and developer options and again enable USB debugging.

Install Lineage OS 16 on OnePlus 6

  • First, download the Lineage OS and Gapps from the above download section.
  • Save those files on Internal storage of your device
  • Turn off your device and boot it into Recovery mode by pressing Volume up button and power button simultaneously.
  • Now in TWRP, create a Nandroid backup and do Factory Resent.
  • To do Factory Reset, go to Wipe > Advanced Wipe > Select Wipe cache, Dalvik cache, System, and data and Swipe to confirm it.
  • Return to the Main menu and click on Install.
  • Now you will be asked to select the file.
  • Locate the ROM zip file & swipe to Install Lineage OS 16 on all OnePlus 6.
  • In a similar manner install the Android Pie Gapps.
  • Once done and before rebooting, select Wipe and wipe cache & Dalvik cache.
  • Reboot your device & you will notice LineageOS boot animation.

Also Check: Lineage OS 16 for Xiaomi Mi 5

To Conclude

By performing the above method you can Install Lineage OS 16 on OnePlus 6 and you can have your hands on it. Hope everyone does ‘Install Android 9 Pie on OnePlus 6′ series. Do follow the steps carefully or else you can brick your device.

Also, you can give a try to AOSP Extended ROM for OnePlus 6 devices. These 2 Unofficial Android 9.0 Pie Custom ROMs for OnePlus 6 helps you experience the Android P features. Just follow the same instruction to install AOSP Extended ROM on OnePlus 6.

If you have any questions while installing the Lineage OS 16 or facing any issues while trying to Install Lineage OS 16 on OnePlus 6, then do let us know in comments below.

Don’t forget to share this guide with others. Stay tuned for more!

Via – XDA Forum