Samsung Galaxy A70 was released in April of 2017 and the Galaxy A70 is Samsung’s latest attempt at offering a premium experience at less than half the cost of a flagship phone and was powered by Snapdragon 675 offered AMOLED screen with an in-screen fingerprint scanner and also support for full-fledged Samsung Pay on the Galaxy A70, so if you wanna take a break from ONE-UI and installing LineageOS 17 with all the features from Android 10.
Android Q is official and is named Android 10 and official source code is available at Github.
Android 10 Google’s 10th version of Android update brings a lot of bells and whistles with a new overhaul on the security and permissions, Thanks to LineageOS team now we can Install Lineage OS 17 for the surprise which is stable enough to run as a daily driver.
Installing LineageOS 17 on Samsung Galaxy A70
This is a step by step guide on how to install LineageOS 17 based on Android 10.
To install Lineage OS 17 on your Samsung Galaxy A70 you need to unlock bootloader and running the latest TWRP Recovery.
*If you run into “Error 7” which means the TWRP isn’t the latest one, install the latest TWRP available.
Features on Android 10
New features like native dark mode support, Call recording, Native Screen Recording, New System Gestures, Enhanced Core app permissions more security features native to Android 10.
Android 10 also offers In-call screening, Multi-camera API, 5G support, improved call quality, bubble feature, live caption, and more. With this upgrade which improves Battery Life, Focus Mode, etc.
LineageOS 17: Android 10 Build
With LineageOS 17 most of the Android 10 features which are available will trickle down to the Samsung Galaxy A70 with this update you can enjoy all features from Android 10.
This is an initial build of LineageOS 17 for Samsung Galaxy A70 which may have some bugs or may not boot at all, So make sure you have a proper backup of your data.
- VoLTE/VoWifi not working
- The camera only shows up to 8MP
- NFC is enabled on all models, even on the ones without it
- Dual-sim is enabled on all models, even on the ones without it
- Screen flickering when using fingerprint (That’s normal and how optical fingerprint sensors work. but that’s due to poor UI implementation from LineageOS)
- SELinux is permissive
- This support of LineageOS 17 will only Support Samsung Galaxy A70.
- You need to have an Unlocked Bootloader.
- You need to have a Custom recovery installed like TWRP.
- Download the required files in the download section below.
- Keep your battery charged at least 80% before you proceed.
- Before you install LineageOS make sure you have a proper backup of your stock ROM and all your data.
Installing LineageOS 17
- Make sure that you have downloaded all the required files on your device.
- Now, copy the GApps file, and ROM (LineageOS) zip file to your device’s internal storage.
- Next, reboot your Galaxy A70 into recovery mode.
Boot into recovery
- Turn off your device.
- Wait for a couple of minutes.
- Now Press and hold both the Power and Volume Down buttons
- When you see the screen with the Samsung logo, release the button.
- If Recovery Mode pops up let go of the Volume Up button.
- Your Galaxy A70 will boot into recovery mode.
- Well done! You should be in Recovery Mode
- Then you will boot into TWRP Recovery mode.
- In the TWRP menu, go to Wipe section.
- Select Advanced Wipe.
- Select the data, system, vendor, cache. Then swipe to wipe it.
- Then go back, Tap on Install.
- Find the OS file.
- Flash the ROM zip file.
- The system will be mounted.
- Uncheck it & Remount system and vendor manually.
- Then flash Gapps zip file as well.
- Finally, reboot your phone.
- Follow the on-screen instructions.
- Done, Now you are running LineageOS 17 based on Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy A70.