Download and Install LineageOS 15.1 on Galaxy J7 Prime [Android 8.1 Oreo]

LineageOS 15.1 on Galaxy J7 Prime

In this article, we will guide you how to install LineageOS 15.1 on Galaxy J7 Prime based on Android 8.1 Oreo. This is one of the best custom ROMs for Galaxy J7 Prime. Thanks to DarkLord1731 XDA senior developer for LineageOS 15.1 builds for Galaxy J7 Prime.

Samsung released Galaxy J7 Prime in 2016 September, with 5.0 inches 1080 x 1920 pixels display. This device is loaded with Exynos 7870 Octa chipset, Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU, Mali-T830 MP1 GPU with 3GB of RAM. This device is packed with 13 MP primary camera, 8 MP front-facing camera with Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery. The Galaxy J7 Prime comes with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow out of the box which can be later upgraded to Android 7.0 Nougat. Nou your device can also taste the latest Android 8.1 Oreo by installing LineageOS 15.1 on Galaxy J7 Prime.

As we all know LineageOS is live now and CyanogenMod is officially shutdown, and according to their official blog, it will be replaced by LineageOS. There will be no CyanogenMod ROM support for any device in future, so Cm14.1, i.e., CyanogenMod 14/14.1 was the last CyanogenMod ROM. Therefore, here comes the LineageOS 15.1 on Galaxy J7 Prime. Galaxy J7 Prime custom ROM

The Senior member of XDA DarkLord1731 developed the LineageOS 15.1 for Galaxy J7 Prime. LineageOS 15.1 ROM is based on Android Nougat. This ROM includes some new Android 8.1 Oreo features with stability improvements and bug fixes. LineageOS 15.1 brings the new look with improved battery performance and many eye-catching features.

Follow the below systematic guide to install LineageOS 15.1 on Galaxy J7 Prime. To flash LineageOS 15.1, you need TWRP custom recovery installed on your device. As this an unofficial ROM, it may contain bugs and may not be usable as the daily driver. Follow the guide below to install LineageOS 15.1 on Galaxy J7 Prime.

Note:

  • LineageOS 15.1 flash process will erase all data from the device, take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.
  • Make sure your device has at least 50-60% charged to prevent the accidental shutdown in-between the process.

Downloads

LineageOS 15.1 for Galaxy J7 Prime

GApps for LineageOS 15.1

Note: Do refer XDA links for more details and features

What’s working:

– Camera
– Wifi
– Sound
– USB tethering
– Video Playback
– Fingerprint Sensor
– Ril (Mobile data,calls, sms and stuff)
– Sensors
– Buttons
– Bluetooth
– Wifi HotSpot
– MTP
– 2D and 3D gpu acceleration
– Stuff I didn’t test yet

What’s not working
– Device only GPS (Gps, in general, should work tho)
– Video recording @1080 is slight laggy
– Stuff I didn’t test

Steps to Install LineageOS 15.1 on Galaxy J7 Prime

  • Download LineageOS 15.1 and GApps for Galaxy J7 Prime and Transfer both files to your device
  • Reboot your device into TWRP Recovery.
    1. Switch off your device.
    2. Press and hold “Volume down + Power” buttons until you see anything on the screen.
  • Backup your device via nandroid backup (Follow the guide in the link below)
  • Follow the below guide to install LineageOS 15.1 for Galaxy J7 Prime.
  • After Flashing the ROM, flash the GApps
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