Download and Install Lineage OS 15.1 [Android 8.1 Oreo] Unofficial Rom for Sony Xperia Z5

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Lineage OS 15.1 (Android 8.1 Oreo) is the latest version of the most popular custom ROM for Android devices. Sony Xperia Z5 Dual smartphone comes with 5.20-inch 1080x1920 display powered by octa-core processor alongside 3GB of RAM and 23-megapixel rear camera. This article will explain how to Download and Install Lineage OS 15.1 [Android 8.1 Oreo] for Sony Xperia Z5. Lineage OS Android distribution is a free and open source operating system for smartphones and tablet computers based on the Android mobile platform. Lineage OS 15.1 (Android 8.1 Oreo) is developed by numerous device-specific maintainers and uses Gerrit for its code review process. 
This LineageOS 15.1 for Sony Xperia Z5 is unofficial and unsupported by the LineageOS developer team. Lineage OS 15.1 is based on the Android 8.1 Oreo, which is the Google's latest mobile operating system and is the safest and fastest version of Android, the lineage OS 15 [Android Oreo 8.1] is much better and has some unique features. Users preferred custom ROMs over stock Roms because of its customization features. It comes with a new Trebuchet launcher, interface styles, LiveDisplay integration, QR support in Snap camera, and more. Apart from this, it has strong security and speed improvements that keep your Sony Xperia Z5 smartphone safe and operate fast.



If you own the Sony Xperia Z5, then you can manually install the latest Lineage OS 15.1 on your Sony Xperia Z5 smartphone. However, Keep in mind that this custom ROM is currently in the development phase and it is only the unofficial version for Sony Xperia Z5. Therefore some features may not work properly as you expect them to and this build is not meant as a daily driver and it’s certainly not suitable for media device use. You need to install your own Google Applications package (Gapps) on Sony Xperia Z5. you can follow simple steps to Install Lineage os 15.1 on your smartphone. Full Credits to the developer and Lineage team for the Open Source Project.


Disclaimer

    Flashing a custom ROM, rooting, installing custom recovery may void your Sony Xperia Z5 warranty and may delete all your data. The ROM is an unofficial build so it consists of bugs at the moment. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. You are the only person doing changes to your device and kbloghub.com cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.


    PRE-REQUISITES

      • This new [Unofficial] Lineage OS 15.1 Rom has to be installed on the  Sony Xperia Z5 model only; if tried on another device, it might get bricked [To check your device model: Go to Settings >> About phone >> model number].
      • You will lose the original ROM or any CUSTOM ROM if you already installed on your Sony Xperia Z5 smartphone. So make sure to Backup your phone using TWRP before doing this step using TWRP or CWM or any Custom Recovery.
      • Make sure the device has more than 60-70 % battery.
      • You need to Unlock Sony Xperia Z5 Bootloader & Install TWRP Recovery on it.
      • Download all the Zip files from the below download link and Place it in your Sony Xperia Z5 root storage or external storage.
      • Most of the custom ROM will not have Google Apps on them. So, you need to download and install GApps manually.

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        Steps to Install Lineage OS 15.1 on  Sony Xperia Z5 

        Note:- If face any bootloop issue, navigate back to TWRP settings, and select 'Wipe cache/dalvik'. This procedure will help resolve any issue with regard to custom ROM installation. That’s it! Your device should now have Official Lineage OS 15.1 ROM installed ! Go to Settings > About phone to verify.

        Let us know in the comments section below about the latest Lineage OS 15.1 ROM for Sony Xperia Z5 .


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