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How to Install Lineage OS 17.1 for UMIDIGI A7 Pro | Android 10 [GSI treble]

UMIDIGI A7 Pro was launched in the year 2020 with Android 10 out of the box. If you are looking for a new custom ROM for the device, then you are in the right place. Today, we will guide on how to install Lineage OS 17.1 on UMIDIGI A7 Pro based on Android 10 GSI. Well, after the Android 8.1 update, most of the devices that came out officially supports the GSI.

Well, GSI stands for Generic System image which is an unmodified Android Open Source Project (AOSP) code, runnable on a variety of Android devices that has treble support. If you are using the UMIDIGI A7 Pro, then you can follow this guide to install the Lineage OS 17.1 on your device. As we already said, this build is based on Android 10, which is Google’s 10th version of Android OS with plenty of new features and system UI changes.

Thanks to the XDA Recognized Contributor AndyYan for sharing this Lineage OS 17.1 on XDA Forum. To install this, you need to unlock your device bootloader and you can use either ADB fastboot method or TWRP Method (if available).

How to Install Lineage OS 17.1 for UMIDIGI A7 Pro | Android 10 [GSI treble]

UMIDIGI A7 Pro Specifications: Overview

The UMIDIGI A7 Pro features a 6.3 inches IPS LCD display with a Full HD+ resolution, i.e., with pixels of 1080 x 2160 pixels. This device also gets an old-style waterdrop notch, and it has a pixel density of 409 Pixel Per Inch (PPI), a screen to body ratio of 82.23 percent, scratch-resistant glass and also it uses a 2.5D glass.

Coming to the internals of UMIDIGI A7 Pro, it sports the MediaTek MT6763V, which is also known as Helio P23 SoC. It is built on the 16nm process and has an octa-core setup. This setup includes four Cortex A53 cores, which clocks at 2.0GHz, and four Cortex A53 cores that clocks at 1.5GHz. It is a 64 bit SoC, and to the GPU side, it sports the ARM Mali G71 MP2 GPU that clocks at 700MHz. Coming to the memory side, it comes with 4GB of RAM. This pairs with 64, and 128GB of eMMC 5.1 of internal storage. Further, this internal storage is expandable via the micro SD card up to 256GB. The smartphone runs on the latest Android 10 out of the box.

If we talk about the camera, the UMIDIGI A7 Pro sports a quad rear camera setup that is arranged vertically to the left of the back panel in a rectangle, the flash is also included in this setup. This setup includes a primary 16MP Sony IMX 398 sensor with an aperture value of f/2.0. This sensor pairs with a secondary 8MP ultra wide-angle sensor with an aperture value of f/2.2. Further, it gets a 2MP macro sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4, and finally another 2MP depth sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4. It also supports LED flash, Digital Zoom, HDR, Panorama, autofocus, and touch focus. To the front, the device gets a 16MP sensor with an f/2.0 aperture value.

The UMIDIGI A7 Pro packs a 4,150 mAh battery that charges over the USB type C port. Sadly it doesn’t come with support for any fast charging tech. Connectivity options include Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE,, Wi-Fi- Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, and USB Type-C, USB 2.0. Sensors onboard include Ambient Light, Accelerometer, Proximity, and Compass. Talking about the biometric options, it comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, and as well as support for face unlock.

What’s on the Android 10 version?

Google has officially unveiled the latest version of Android OS called Android 10. The update is already going live for Pixel series devices. It brings plenty of new features to the device system like system UI, new gesture navigation, improved privacy and location control. The update also offers enhanced app permissions, foldable display support, security features, system-wide dark mode, etc.

The Android 10 also offers built-in call screening, multi-camera API, smart replies in the notification panel, 5G support, improved call quality, bubble feature, live caption, and more. While the latest version also improves battery life, Focus mode which is similar to the Do Not Disturb mode, etc. Apart from that Android 10 also features 65 new emojis. It also comes with direct audio streaming support to hearing aid devices.

Lineage OS 17.1: Android 10 Build

Lineage OS is an open-source and free operating system that is based on the Android platform. It is the successor to the custom MOD, the CyanogenMod, which shut down its operation in December 2016. However, Cyanogen. Inc retained the rights to the custom MOD and gave a rebranding to it as Lineage OS.

Well, LineageOS 17 will be based on the latest Android 10 and it comes with all the Android 10 features and Lineage customization options which allows users to be more advanced. Now you can enjoy Lineage OS 17.1 on UMIDIGI A7 Pro by flashing this custom ROM.

Steps to Install Lineage OS 17.1 ROM on UMIDIGI A7 Pro

First, unlock the UMIDIGI A7 Pro bootloader and flash the latest TWRP Recovery if your device is supported. Here we have mentioned all the requirements and download links to flash the Lineage OS 17.1 on UMIDIGI A7 Pro.

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Disclaimer:

LineageOS 17 GSI build is based on PHH’s AOSP Android 10 GSIs which is still marked as a pre-release. Even on a device that runs Pie GSIs nicely, it’s still possible to get broken media, camera, RIL or even flat-out no-boot. You are strongly advised to try PHH’s original and then identify/report issues there, before moving onto other GSIs that is based on his work. Please report bugs here only if it’s specific to this GSI.

We’re at GetDroidTips won’t be responsible for any kind of damage or error that occurs to your handset while or after following this guide. This is a Custom ROM and may contain some of the bugs or stability issues. We can’t recommend you to use this firmware as your daily driver. Proceed at your own risk.

Pre-Requirements:

Note:

A only arm32 – arm avN
A only arm64 – arm64 avN
A/B arm64 – arm64 bvN
A/B arm32 – arm bvN

Download Links:

Instructions to Install:

Guide to install Generic System Image (GSI) on your Android device

We hope that this guide is helpful to you and you have successfully installed the Lineage OS 17.1 on your UMIDIGI A7 Pro handset easily. If in case anything goes wrong or if you have any queries, feel free to ask in the comments below.

Source: XDA | Credits to AndyYan

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