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How to Install Lineage OS 15.1 for Motorola Moto E5 Play (Android 8.1 Oreo)

Motorola Moto E5 Play (codename: james) launched in April 2018. The phone came out of the box with Android 8.0 Oreo. In this guide, we will help you to install the latest Lineage OS 15.1 for Moto E5 Play (james).

A few months ago, Google has released the Android 8.1 Oreo,  Lineage team is soon going to release official Lineage 15.1. You might be wondering to know what about Lineage 15.0. Well, the fact is they have plans to release 15.1 directly skipping 15.0. Here we have shared the unofficial Lineage OS 15.1 for Moto E5 Play based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Download and Install the latest Lineage OS 15.1 for Moto E5 Play.

Moto E5 Play features a 5.2 -inches display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels. The smartphone is powered by 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 Quad-core Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 coupled with 2GB of RAM and Adreno 308 GPU. The phone packs 16GB internal memory which can also be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. The camera on the Moto E5 Play comes with 8MP (f/2.0) phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone flash camera and 5MP front shooting camera with LED flash.

How to Install Lineage OS 15.1 for Moto E5 Play

How to Install Lineage OS 15.1 for Moto E5 Play (Android 8.1 Oreo)

If you still wondering whether your device will receive Android Oreo update, then check the full list of officially Android Oreo supported device from the manufacturer. In case if your phone has currently outdated and you want to upgrade to latest Android Oreo, then here are the list of Lineage OS 15.0 and Lineage OS 15.1.

Full Credits to the developer and Lineage team for the Open Source Project. This ROM is still under development. If you find any bugs, then either you can wait for the next update or you can simply revert back to Stock ROM.

Android 8.1 Oreo released officially by Google for Pixel and Nexus supported device. Now you can enjoy the Android 8.1 Oreo on Moto E5 Play unofficially. The ROM brings all the features from Android 8.1 which includes, Picture in Picture modeNew Android O Emoji style, New Notification UI, Settings Overhaul changes, Advanced Doze Mode, Auto Fill Password, etc. Lineage OS also has some of the unique features which allow you to easily root and customize your phone. You will receive the regular update nightly and weekly once the build is official by Lineage tree.

Also Read: Top 10 Features of Android Oreo

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 restores the Google parts. Lineage OS does still include various hardware-specific code, which is also slowly being open-sourced anyway.

Now you can flash the latest Lineage OS 15.1 on Moto E5 Play by simply following the below guide. To Install this ROM on your phone, you need TWRP recovery. Follow this step to install TWRP recovery on Moto E5 Play.

PRE-REQUISITE:

  1. This will work on Moto E5 Play (Don’t Try this on Any other device):
  2. Charge your phone up to 80% or 70%.
  3. Download and Install Latest Motorola USB Drivers.
  4. You will lose the original ROM or any CUSTOM ROM if you already installed on your phone. So make sure to Backup your phone using TWRP before doing this step using TWRP or CWM or any Custom Recovery.
  5. You can also backup all your apps using Titanium Backup or you can Backup without any Root
  6. You must install TWRP or any Custom Recovery on your phone.
  7. Watch Full Video on How to Install TWRP on any Android Phone.
  8. Download all the Zip files from below and Place it in your phone’s root of internal memory.

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Steps to Install Lineage OS 15.1 For Moto E5 Play (james):

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Lineage OS 15.1 ROM (Link Broken)

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That’s it! I hope you have installed the Lineage OS 15.1 For Moto E5 Play. Leave a comment or feedback down below. Thank you!.

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Comments

  1. Thank you for your work first and foremost .the only bug I see after initial install is the camara not functional.. I can live with that …..for a while at least.just wanted to say thanks!

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