How to Install Lineage OS 15.1 for Samsung Galaxy S8 (Android 8.1 Oreo)

How to Install Lineage OS 15 For Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus
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Last updated on April 24th, 2020 at 11:54 am

Samsung Galaxy S8 (dreamlte) launched in March 2017. The handset came with Android 7.0 Nougat. In this guide, we will help you to install the latest Lineage OS 15.1 for Samsung Galaxy S8.

A few months ago, Google has released the Android 8.1 Oreo, 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 Samsung Galaxy S8 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Download and Install the latest Lineage OS 15.1 for Samsung Galaxy S8.

Samsung Galaxy S8 sports a 5.8 inches Super AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels. It is powered by 4×2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-core Exynos 8895 Octa (10 nm). The device packs 64GB  internal storage and 4GB of RAM. There is 512GB expandable memory support. The camera on this device sports a single camera 12 MP with an aperture f/1.7 and a 8 MP shooter for selfies. Backed by a Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. The handset has a back mounted fingerprint sensor.

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How to Install Lineage OS 15.1 for Samsung Galaxy S8

How to Install Lineage OS 15.1 for Samsung Galaxy S8 (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 In case if your phone has currently outdated and you want to upgrade to latest Android Oreo, then here are the list of Lineage OS 15.0 and Lineage OS 15.1.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 Samsung Galaxy S8 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.

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Now you can flash the latest Lineage OS 15.1 on Samsung Galaxy S8 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 Samsung Galaxy S8.

PRE-REQUISITE:

  1. This will work on Samsung Galaxy S8 (Don’t Try this on Any other device):
  2. Charge your phone up to 80% or 70%.
  3. Download and Install Samsung 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 Samsung Galaxy S8:

Download Link

Watch The Lineage OS 15.1 review

Lineage OS 15.1 ROM / Mirror

Download Lineage 15.1 Gapps

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That’s it! I hope you have installed the Lineage OS 15.1 For Samsung Galaxy S8. Leave a comment or feedback down below. Thank you!.

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3 comments
  1. Nice! But there is no download link for the lineage15 software for samsung s8. Only an link to a website that also doens’t offer lineage15 for s8. So my question….. Why writing this article without the proper software links?

    1. We already shared Lineage OS 14.1 for Samsung Galaxy S8. Kindly wait for the work to be completed. As of now, this is stated has development.

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