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How to Install Lineage OS 14.1 On Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini (Android 7.1.2 Nougat)

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini (codename: kminilte) launched in June 2014. The phone came out of the box with Android 4.4.2 Kitkat and later upgrade to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop. Good News for all Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini owners. Now you can install the latest Lineage OS 14.1 on Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. Lineage OS is a new Open Source project morphed after the death of CyanogenMod OS. However, the man behind the LineageOS seems to be the CEO of Cyanogen.inc Steve Kondik. Today you can enjoy the build of Lineage OS 14.1 on Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini (CM14.1 base ROM). Check the full differences between Stock and Custom ROM here.

Remember this is a stable build of Lineage OS 14.1 on Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini. This is a Stable build and can be used as a daily drive. If you want to try LineageOS then head down to the below guide or steps on How to Install Lineage OS 14.1 on Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini.

Talking about the specifications, Galaxy S5 Mini features a 4.5-inches display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. It is powered by Exynos 3470 Quad processor coupled with 1.5GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB internal memory. The camera on the Galaxy S5 Mini comes with 8MP and 2.1MP front shooting camera. It is backed by a Removable Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery. It also has Fingerprint sensor in the front.

With the new LineageOS, you can enjoy the latest features which comes with Android Nougat as well as LineageOS features. This is not an official LineageOS ROM built for Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini, but you can enjoy the real feature made from the LineageOS gerrit. The ROM is Stable state and can use as a daily driver. Now Download the Android 7.1.2 Nougat Lineage OS 14.1 for Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini. You need a Custom Recovery like TWRP to Install Lineage OS 14.1 on Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini.

Install Unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 On Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

Install the Custom ROM Lineage OS 14.1 on Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini which is based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat. If you want to try this ROM, then please download and follow the guide on How To Install Lineage OS 14.1 on Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini (Android 7.1.2 Nougat). By using TWRP Recovery, you can install the Lineage OS 14.1 on Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini (Android 7.1.2 Nougat). Follow the steps below.

What is Lineage OS? 

LineageOS is based on the Android Open Source Project with extra contributions from many people within the Android community. It can be used without any need to have any Google application installed. Linked below is a package that has come from another Android project that restore the Google parts. LineageOS does still include various hardware-specific code, which is also slowly being open-sourced anyway.

What is in Android 7.1.2 Nougat and its feature?

Android 7.1.2 Nougat comes with handful of features such as  App Shortcuts, Multi Window support, restart setting to power menu, Launch the camera by pressing the power button twice, Image Keyboard support, 100 emoji added, GIF Support, Quick Reply via Notification, Notification Redesigned panel, Notifications prioritization, Enhanced Doze Mode, System UI Tuner, Customizable Quick Settings, Don Not Disturb, New Settings Panel Redesigned, Data Saver per App, seamless updates and New Emoji Support.

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PRE-REQUISITE:

  1. This will work on Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini (Don’t Try this in Any other device):
  2. Charge your phone up to 80% or 70%.
  3. You will loose the original ROM or any CUSTOM ROM if you already installed on your phone. So make sure to Backup your phone before doing this step using TWRP or CWM or any Custom Recovery.
  4. You can also backup all your apps using Titanium Backup or you can Backup without any Root
  5. You must install TWRP or any Custom Recovery on your phone.
  6. Watch Full Video on How to Install TWRP on any Android Phone.
  7. Download all the Zip files from below and Place it in your phone’s root of internal memory.

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Here is the Full Guide on How to Install Lineage OS 14.1 On Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini:

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That’s it! I hope you have installed the Lineage OS 14.1 on your smartphone. Leave a comment or feedback down below. Thank you!.

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