Google Android Go project is successfully running its stint with lite weight Apps. Now users and developers always want to explore and want more from Android. So, on basis of that now LineageOS 15.1 Android 8.1 Oreo Go is available for download. Yes, it is a great matter of excitement but the current build is just the alpha build of LineageOS 15.1 Android 8.1 Oreo Go. That means expect bugs and glitches on the devices if you install the current build. On the brighter side, a lot of features are working just fine as it would do on the original version. This particular mod is mostly targeting the first generation Android Go devices. LineageOS 15.1 Android 8.1 Oreo Go is possible due to hard work of XDA developer varun.chitre15.
Android Go is the part of Google‘s new operating system. Android Go aims towards providing Android Oreo experience to those smartphones, that has very less memory. With lesser memory, a smartphone is kind of less efficient to process bigger size Apps. So in order to enable the users to make most of Android Go, Google is rolling the Go Apps. Go Apps are pretty lightweight, meaning the size of the APK is less enough to be efficiently run by phones with less processing power. The Apps in the Go Apps package includes Google Go, Assistant Go, Maps Go, YouTube Go and the Files Go file manager.
Below we have provided the link to download the ROM and the unofficial GApps for the latest Android Go Lineage Mod. We have also put up a brief tutorial for you to flash the LineageOS 15.1 Android 8.1 Oreo Go on your choice of device.
Working features in LineageOS 15.1 Android 8.1 Oreo Go
Like we said above, a lot of features work just as they should. Here is a tentative list of the same.
- Wi-Fi Hotspot
- Video playback
- Hardware Acceleration
Non-Working features in LineageOS 15.1 Android 8.1 Oreo Go
As of now, these few features are buggy. Then again nothing is there which cannot be debugged. So, yeah, expect a fresher build soon that will bring more features in perfect working conditions.
Download LineageOS 15.1 Android 8.1 Oreo Go [ROM Download]
here is the direct link to download the LineageOS 15.1 Android Oreo Go ROM and the unofficial GApps.
How To Install LineageOS 15.1 Android 8.1 Oreo Go ROM
Before moving into the steps of installation, remember to follow these points.
- Charge your device up to 80% or 70%.
- You will lose the original ROM/CUSTOM ROM if you already have one on your phone.
- make sure to Backup your phone before flashing this ROM.
- You can also backup all your apps using Titanium Backup or backup complete without Root
- You must install TWRP or any Custom Recovery on your phone.
- Watch Full Video on How to Install TWRP on any Android Phone.
- GetDroidTips will not be responsible if your device bricks by installing this ROM.
- Download all the Zip files from the download section above and place it in your phone’s root of internal memory.
Steps of Installation
Step-1 First of all, you need to Unlock Bootloader on your device.
Step-2 Now install TWRP Recovery. Watch Full Video on How to Install TWRP on any Android Phone.
Step-3 Download the above ROM for Lineage OS based Android Oreo Go.
Step-4 Now boot into TWRP Recovery. Here is the method to boot into Recovery.
Now, Flash LineageOS 15.1 Android 8.1 Oreo Go ROM Custom ROM. This has detailed illustrative guide that will help you flash this ROM.
Screenshots of LineageOS 15.1 Android Oreo Go ROM
Here are some screenshots of the LineageOS 15.1 Android 8.1 Oreo Go ROM from the developer’s end. Although on the alpha build the build sure looks promising.
So, that’s about it. If you just want to explore, then do try this one out. We don’t really suggest it for everyday use as it is the earliest alpha build of this ROM. Yet, do keep your eyes out for updated beta builds of this LineageOS based Android GO ROM.
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