The open source nature of the Android eco-system gives birth to a plethora of customization and development opportunities. Among these ‘opportunities’, one in which the user is most interested in installing a custom ROM on their device. This post is regarding one of the most famous Android custom ROM – LineageOS 16 (Formerly known as ‘CyanogenMod), which is based on Android Pie 9.0. Below we will be covering the list of all LineageOS 16 supported devices and will also be providing the download links for each of them.
Based on the Linux kernel, Android OS has enjoyed a lion’s share of market dominance as of late. The main reason for this could be attributed to its open-source nature. This enables the developers to edit and modify the source code according to their requirements which further aids in the development of different types of custom ROMs, custom recoveries, mods, etc. In a nutshell, it is this openness nature of Android which seems to attract the hardcore and loyal Android enthusiasts.
In late 2009, the Android environment witnessed a tectonic shift with the launch of CyanogenMod ROM. After that, there was no looking back. Every techno-geek with an interest in custom ROMs began installing this ROM on their device. Although CyanogenMod got discontinued in 2016, LineageOS carried forward the ‘lineage’ of its predecessor. Below we provide you with the list of LineageOS 16 supported devices (based on Android Pie 9.0) and the subsequent download links. Do check if your device belongs to this list. If it does, why not give this OS a try?
LineageOS 16 Features and Changes
Although the frequency of updates may vary, yet nearly all Android devices receive OTA updates which bring with itself certain new features and security patch updates from Google. But after a certain time period, the devices stop receiving these updates. This is mostly due to the hardware limitations of the device or the end of the official software support period.
In these circumstances, users start looking for alternatives, i.e. custom ROMs. Although there exist many different kinds of ROMs for each device, yet owing to its stability and a high degree of customizations, LineageOS is still the most trusted one. Also, installing LineageOS 16 on your device is the quickest way of unofficially updating your device to Android Pie.
As is the case with many open-source projects, the official repo of this project is being posted on GitHub, with contributors submitting new changes or bugfixes. The best part is any user with the appropriate knowledge could test the builds on their devices and submit their feedbacks.
And now with the launch of LineageOS 16 (based on the latest Android Pie source code) comes a series of new features exclusive to it. Some of them include:
- Built-in Dark Mode
- Themes- Several accent colors available to theme your device
- Live Display- it lets you change the active color profile and the current display mode
- Privacy Guard- gives you complete control over how applications access your device
- Always-On Display
- Pre-installed useful utility apps like screen recorder, gallery app, Audio EQ app, etc
- Trust- it lets you control root access, check your SELinux status or the Android Security Patch level, etc
- Wind Down and Grayscale
- Other tweaks like adding an extra button on Navigation Bar, long pressing Volume keys to skip a song, etc
Below are some screenshots of LineageOS 16 for reference to the features mentioned above:
But this is only the tip of the iceberg. There are tons of other features and under-the-hood tweaks present in LineageOS 16. With that said, let us go through the list of devices that support LineageOS 16.
For the complete list of changes in every build, we recommend that you visit this link.
LineageOS 16 Supported Devices and Download Links
Updated on 17 July 2019:
LineageOS 16 for Honor 5X is now officially supported. The download link has been added to the table below.
1. Official Builds
In the table below, you will find the list of all Android devices that are supported by LineageOS 16 officially. These include several devices from almost all major OEMs.
|DEVICE NAME||DOWNLOAD LINKS|
|BQ Aquaris X||Download|
|BQ Aquaris X Pro||Download|
|Google Pixel XL||Download|
|Google Nexus 6||Download|
|Huawei Honor View 10||Download|
|Huawei P20 Pro||Download|
|Huawei Honor 5X||Download|
|LeEco Le Max 2||Download|
|LeEco Le Pro 3||Download|
|Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus (WiFi)||Download|
|Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Plus (LTE)||Download|
|LG G2 (AT&T)||Download|
|LG G2 (TMO)||Download|
|LG G2 (Intl)||Download|
|LG G2 (Canada)||Download|
|Moto Z2 Force||Download|
|Oppo F1 (F1f Intl)||Download|
|Oppo Find 7a||Download|
|Oppo R7 Plus||Download|
|Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 9.7 2016 (Wi-Fi)||Download|
|Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 2016 (Wi-Fi)||Download|
|Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus||Download|
|Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE (G900AZ/F/M/R4/R7/T/V/W8,S902L)||Download|
|Samsung Galaxy S5 Active (SM-G870F)||Download|
|Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE (G9006V/8V)||Download|
|Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE Duos (G9006W/8W)||Download|
|Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE Duos (G900FD/MD)||Download|
|Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE (G900I/P)||Download|
|Samsung Galaxy LTE (SCL23)||Download|
|Samsung Galaxy LTE (G900K/L/S)||Download|
|Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A||Download|
|Xperia XA2 Ultra||Download|
|Xiaomi Poco F1||Download|
|Xiaomi Mi Mix||Download|
|Xiaomi Mi Mix 2||Download|
|Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S||Download|
|Xiaomi Mi Note 3||Download|
|Xiaomi Mi 5||Download|
|Xiaomi Mi 5s||Download|
|Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus||Download|
|Xiaomi Mi 6||Download|
|Xiaomi Mi 8||Download|
|Xiaomi Mi Note 2||Download|
|Xiaomi Mi A1||Download|
|Zuk Z2 Plus||Download|
2. Unofficial Builds
A plethora of Android devices have also received support for LineageOS 16 unofficially, through ports available on the XDA-Developers forum. For added convenience, we have provided links to the device-specific XDA thread, from where you can download the ROM and other related files according to your own device.
|Asus ZenFone 2 Laser||Link|
|Asus ZenFone 3||Link|
|Asus ZenFone 5Z||Link|
|Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2||Link|
|Google Nexus 5||Link|
|Google Nexus 5X||Link|
|Google Nexus 6P||Link|
|Google Nexus 10||Link|
|Google Pixel 2 XL||Link|
|Google Pixel 3||Link|
|Google Pixel 3 XL||Link|
|HTC HTC 10||Link|
|HTC One M8||Link|
|HTC One M9||Link|
|HTC U Ultra||Link|
|Huawei Honor 4X||Link|
|Huawei Honor 5X||Link|
|Huawei Honor View 10||Link|
|Huawei Mate 9||Link|
|Huawei P8 Lite 2017||Link|
|Motorola Moto E4||Link|
|Motorola Moto E 2015||Link|
|Motorola Moto G4||Link|
|Motorola Moto G 4G||Link|
|Motorola Moto G4 Play||Link|
|Motorola Moto G4 Plus||Link|
|Motorola Moto G5||Link|
|Motorola Moto G5 Plus||Link|
|Motorola Moto G5 S||Link|
|Motorola Moto G5S Plus||Link|
|Motorola Moto G6 Plus||Link|
|Motorola Moto G 2014||Link|
|Motorola Moto G 2015||Link|
|Motorola Moto One Power||Link|
|Motorola Moto X Play||Link|
|Motorola Moto X Pure||Link|
|Motorola Moto Z3 Play||Link|
|Motorola Moto Z Play||Link|
|Nokia 6.1 2018||Link|
|Nokia 6.1 Plus||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy A3||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy A5 2017||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy A7 2017||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy Ace 2||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy Alpha||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy J||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy J5||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy Note 3||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy Note 4||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy Note 8||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy Note 9||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy On7/Pro||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy S2||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy S4||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini VE||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy S6||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy S6||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy S7||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy S8||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy S9||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy Tab A 9.7||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 2016||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy Tab E 9.6||Link|
|Samsung Galaxy Tab S3||Link|
|Xiaomi Mi 6X||Link|
|Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite||Link|
|Xiaomi Mi A2||Link|
|Xiaomi Mi Max||Link|
|Xiaomi Mi Max 2||Link|
|Xiaomi Mi Max Prime||Link|
|Xiaomi Mi Pad 4||Link|
|Xiaomi Redmi 3S||Link|
|Xiaomi Redmi 4A||Link|
|Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime||Link|
|Xiaomi Redmi 4X||Link|
|Xiaomi Redmi 5A||Link|
|Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus||Link|
|Xiaomi Redmi Note 3||Link|
|Xiaomi Redmi Note 4||Link|
|Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro||Link|
|Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro||Link|
|Xiaomi Redmi Note 7||Link|
|Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro||Link|
How to Install LineageOS 16?
The instructions for flashing LineageOS 16 on any of the above-listed devices remains the same. You just need to have an unlocked bootloader and a custom recovery like TWRP installed. Also, make sure to have a complete backup of your Android device.
- Download the LineageOS16 ROM ZIP for your device from above
- Next, download the latest Gapps package, corresponding to your device’s architecture.
- Connect your device to PC via USB cable.
- Transfer both the ZIP files (ROM and GApps) to your device’s internal storage.
- Power off your device.
- Press the specific key combinations for your device to enter into TWRP Recovery mode.
- Next, go to ‘Wipe’ and select ‘Advanced Wipe’.
- Select ‘Data’, ‘System’, ‘Cache’ and ‘Dalvik/ART Cache’.
- Swipe the ‘Swipe to Wipe’ button to wipe the existing ROM.
- Now go to the TWRP main screen and tap on ‘Install’.
- Navigate to the location where the downloaded ROM is placed.
- Select the ROM zip file (e.g. lineage-16.0-20190617-nightly-enchilada-signed.zip).
- Tap on ‘Add more zips’ and select the GApps zip file.
- Finally, swipe the button to install LineageOS 16 on your Android device.
- Go to ‘Reboot’ and select ‘System’.
That’s it. You have successfully installed LineageOS 16 on your device. Now go ahead and explore the various new features that the ROM brings with itself or install the Supersu addons to root your device.
So, this was the list of LineageOS 16 supported devices and features. It also has the download links for each device, for which either an official or unofficial LineageOS 16 is present. Also, note that this article will be regularly updated each time a new official/unofficial build is released.
If, however, you find any device missing or have any questions regarding this guide, kindly ask us in the comments section below.