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Download and Install Lineage OS 16 on Galaxy Tab S5e gts4lvwifi (9.0 Pie)

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e (codename: gts4lvwifi) was launched in February 2019. The phone came out of the box with Android 9.0 Pie. Finally, here is a big update. Now you can download and install Lineage OS 16 on Galaxy Tab S5e. Before upgrading make sure to take a complete backup of data on your device or create a Nandroid backup using TWRP Recovery.

In order to install Lineage OS 16 on Galaxy Tab S5e, your device should have Bootloader Unlocked and should be running on the latest TWRP Recovery. Thanks to one of the XDA Recognized developer LuK1337 for sharing the firmware file and installation steps. Follow our guide on how to upgrade, but before that. Let’s take a look at the features of Android 9.0 Pie and Lineage OS 16.

Download and Install Lineage OS 16 on Galaxy Tab S5e gts4lvwifi (9.0 Pie)

What’s on Android 9.0 Pie?

Android 9.0 Pie is the 9th iteration and a major update of Google’s Android OS. The new Android Pie brings a couple of design changes to the successor Android Oreo but the most notable one is the gesture-based navigation system. The top features of Android 9 Pie are New QS UI, New volume slider, Advanced Battery & Brightness, Notch Support, Digital Wellbeing, New Recent UI, and more.

Watch The Video about What’s on Android 9.0 Pie.

Lineage OS 16 Based on Android 9.0 Pie

Lineage OS 16 is the latest Custom Firmware based on Android 9 Pie AOSP which is one of the major and most stable versions by Google yet. It brings plenty of features and customization options which allows users to be more advanced. While the Stock ROM doesn’t provide you that much of customization options. LineageOS is the part of CyanogenOS which was popular and widely used by the users. The CyanogenOS developers working hard to provide better user experience with possible latest versions.

Watch The Video on Lineage OS 16 Android 9 Pie Full Review

What's Working and What's not

What’s Working
  • Boots
  • RIL (Calls, SMS, Data,VOLTE)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • Camera(Including Camera Motor)
  • Sensors
  • GPS
  • Video Recording
  • Off-line Charging
  • Fingerprint
What’s Not Working
  • Double TAP To WAKE
  • OTG Support for eXFAT storage

Warning


A quick disclaimer: Please don’t follow this guide if you don’t have an idea of what you are doing as you might end up messing up with your device. The GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any damage that may be caused to your device.

Download Files/Gapps

Steps to install Lineage OS 16 on Galaxy Tab S5e

Follow this guide and download the TWRP recovery, drivers and things to start with.

Pre-Requisite:

Watch The Video on How to install Lineage OS 16

Instructions to Install:

  1. First of all, You need to enable the developer option and activate the OEM unlock and USB debugging.
  2. Now you need to unlock the bootloader on your Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e.
  3. Once you have unlocked, you must install the latest TWRP Recovery on Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e.
  4. Now the guide will be easy, boot into TWRP Recovery
  5. You need to Decrypt and Re-Encrypt Data Partition on Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e.
  6. You can now take a complete backup of your ROM using TWRP Recovery.
  7. Now you need Wipe System Data on TWRP Recovery
  8. Tap on Install option and look for the downloaded Lineage OS 16 zip file. [Guide to install Custom ROM using TWRP Recovery]
  9. Swipe to confirm the flashing.
  10. Now you need to install the Android Pie Gapps file. (TWRP -> Install -> Select Gapps zip and swipe to flash)
  11. You can now reboot to enjoy Lineage OS 16 on Galaxy Tab S5e (gts4lvwifi).
  12. If you want to root you can either try SuperSU root or you can try Magisk root.

That’s it! I hope you have installed the Lineage OS 16 on Galaxy Tab S5e. Leave a comment or feedback down below. Thank you!.

Source: XDA | Credits to LuK1337

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e Specifications and Features

Samsung Galaxy Tab S5E is powered by octa-core (Dual-core, Kryo 360 + 1.7 GHz, 2 GHz, Hexa Core, Kryo 360) processor. It runs Android 9.0 and the device is powered by a 7mAh non-removable battery. The device comes with a 10.50-inch touchscreen display having a resolution of 1600 X 2560 pixels at a pixel density of 290 pixels per inch. It comes with 4GB of RAM. The tab measures 245.00 x 160.00 x 5.50mm (height x width x thickness). It weighs 400 grams.

As far as the camera is concerned, the Galaxy Tab S5E on the rear packs a 13-megapixel camera. This has an 8-megapixel on the front, for the selfie camera. The device has 7040 mAh battery. It provides a wonderful Full HD vision over the large display that one would love. The tab is assisted by a 4GB RAM with Adreno 615 GPU which gives a smooth gaming and multitasking experience.