After shutting down its activities at the end of Cyanogen’s company 2016, the lineage OS is now enjoying Spotlight. The developers managed to keep the community alive by transferring everything to a new look, and in the same way how the lineage OS appeared in a short time. The official lineage OS is based on the Android open source project, which is in addition to the contribution of many people in the Android community. It can be used without installing any Google applications. There are still various hardware-specific codes in official lineageOS, which are also gradually open source.
Installing Lineage OS 14.1 for LG G3 is very simple and anyone can flash it. The procedure is actually easier for those users who have some knowledge regarding android, but let me remind you a few essential things before getting there. Installing a Lineage OS on LG G3 requires the bootloader to be unlocked on the LG G3 phone, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data.
Note: This is an initial build that may not be booted at all. Please keep a backup before flashing it. While flashing ROMs, we are not responsible for any errors or brick device.
- A Rooted Android device.
- Keep the whole backup of your Phone data.
- Install ADB USB Drivers on your PC
- TWRP or CWM Custom recovery installed into your LG G3 device.
- Make sure to have battery life above 60%
Download and copy below files to the internal storage of your device
Steps to install Lineage OS for LG G3 (Sprint)
Step 1. After downloading above files transfer them to the internal storage of your device.
Step 2. Now boot the device into TWRP recovery mode. To do this press volume down and power button at the same time.
Step 3. Perform a factory reset. To do this go to Wipe->Advanced Wipe->Select Wipe Cache, Dalvik System Cache, and data. Then Swipe to confirm the action.
Step 5: Return to recovery main menu window and click on “Install”. Now navigate to the downloaded ROM file and swipe to confirm the flashing process. Do the same flash process for GAPPS.
Now you have successfully installed Android Nougat 7.1.1 base Lineage OS 14.1 for LG G3 (Sprint). Enjoy!
If you face any issue while installing LineageOS on your phone, please feel free to ask in the comment section below!