How to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Samsung Galaxy A5 2017

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 (codename: a5y17lte) launched in January 2017. The phone came out of the box with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and later upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat. Are you looking to install the stable version of Android 8.1 Oreo on Galaxy A5 2017 (a5y17lte)? then you are at the right place. Today we will guide you on how to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Galaxy A5 2017 smartphone.

Talking about the specifications, Galaxy A5 2017 features a 5.2-inches display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. It is powered by Exynos 7880 Octa processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32/64GB internal memory. The camera on the Galaxy A5 2017 comes with 16MP and 16MP front shooting camera. It is backed by a Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery with Fast battery charging. It also has Fingerprint sensor in the front.

How to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Galaxy A5 2017

If you are here for the first time to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Galaxy A5 2017, then let us make things more clear. It’s been few months, the developers are struggling to bring stable build of Android 8.1 Oreo to many supported devices. Earlier we had shared some of the custom ROM known as Lineage OS 15.1, Pixel Experience ROM, AOSiP,  OmniROM, Resurrection Remix Oreo etc based on Android 8.1 Oreo. You can simply check out the link to see if you have your device in it.

Android 8.1 Oreo and Features:

Well, Android 8.1 Oreo is the latest update of Android Oreo which was released in August 2017. The Android Oreo is the 8th iteration of Android OS and comes with many new features such as New emoji, picture-in-picture mode, multi-window, Better public Wi-Fi connections, Revamped notifications, Notification Dots, Notification channels, Google Play Protect, Project Treble, Autofill, smart text selection, Better battery life and performance and also new Settings menu and other UI tweaks. After rolling the 8.1 Oreo, Google also pushed the Android 8.1 Oreo branch tree to Android Open Source Project (AOSP).

Also Read: Top 10 Features of Android Oreo

Steps to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Galaxy A5 2017:

Follow our below guide to install the Android 8.1 Oreo on Galaxy A5 2017. Simply download the below given ROM and Gapps file to experience the PURE Android Oreo Stock build on Galaxy A5 2017 smartphone. To install any Custom firmware on Galaxy A5 2017, you should have TWRP Recovery or any custom recovery.

Before grabbing the download link and installing the custom ROM, then make sure to follow the pre-requisites.

Pre-Requisites:

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Download The ROM and Gapps

OS Download Link
Lineage OS 15.1 Download

Android Oreo Gapps

Instructions to Install:

  1. First of all, you need to Unlock Bootloader on Galaxy A5 2017
  2. Now install TWRP Recovery for Galaxy A5 2017. Watch Full Video on How to Install TWRP on any Android Phone.
  3. Download the below Android 8.1 Oreo for Galaxy A5 2017.
  4. Now boot into TWRP Recovery, Here is the method to boot into Recovery.

Link to Install

Guide to Flash Custom ROM using TWRP Recovery

Super SU Root Procedure

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