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Install Android 10 LineageOS 17 on Galaxy A20

Download and Install LineageOS 17 ROM based Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205F smartphone. Finally, the Lineage OS team has developed a stable custom ROM especially for Galaxy A20. This custom firmware comes pre-rooted with all the latest trending 2020 features. Most important, it is a completely stable custom ROM with no bugs or issues.

 Install Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy A20 via LineageOS 17
In this easy steps tutorial, we’ll guide you to install Android 10 update on Galaxy A20 using TWRP custom recovery. Moreover, this unofficial custom ROM is inbuilt with Lineage OS features as well as Android 10 features. Isn’t it amazing! This makes it the best custom ROM for Samsung Galaxy A20. Let’s have a detailed look at some LineageOS 17 features.

This Android 10 ROM includes a newly refreshed UI with plenty of customization options. Besides, it sports Quick Toggle feature, revamped quick settings, enhanced auto fill, live caption, 5G support, multi camera API, Wi-Fi network connection API, enhanced gesture navigation, adaptive battery with AI support, bubble feature and much more.

Samsung Galaxy A20 features Exynos 7884 processor with 32GB storage and 3GB RAM. Additionally, it offers dual camera setup of 13MP wide camera lens and 5MP ultra-wide lens. Besides, it runs Android 9.0 Pie OneUI out of the box. With such breath taking Galaxy A20 specs, this LineageOS 17 can run smoothly without no lag problem. Are you ready to enjoy and experience the newly launched Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy A20, then proceed to our tutorial mentioned ahead.

Disclaimer:

Do not perform anything on your own. If your Galaxy A20 gets damaged or bricked, then we at Droid Thunder will not be held liable for the same.

Compatibility:

This Android 10 based Lineage OS 17 ROM is only for Samsung Galaxy A20. Do NOT flash this software update on any other phone.

Screenshots:

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Pre-Requisites:

  • Charge your mobile battery to minimum 50%.
  • This process will delete your phone data including contacts, apps, messages and accounts etc. Hence take backup of everything.
  • In order to detect your phone, install USB drivers on PC.
  1. Download Samsung Galaxy A20 USB drivers.
  • Also enable USB debugging mode in your mobile settings.
  1. How to Enable USB Debugging on Samsung Galaxy A20.
  • This process needs latest TWRP recovery to be installed on your phone.
  1. How to install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy A20.
  • Your Galaxy A20 should have root access before going ahead.
  1. How to Root Samsung Galaxy A20.

Let’s proceed to our Samsung Galaxy A20 Android 10 ROM installation guide.

Steps to Install Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy A20:


Step 1: Download LineageOS 17 ROM.

Step 2: Download GApps.

Note: Do NOT extract these zip files.

Step 3: Connect your phone to PC and copy the zip files on your device storage.

Note: If you don’t have PC, then you may directly download the files on your phone.

Step 4: Boot Galaxy A20 into TWRP recovery mode. For doing so, switch it off.

Step 5: Then press and hold Volume Up button + Power button simultaneously. When you notice the TWRP logo, leave both the buttons.

Note: If you are not able to do so, use TWRP manager app from Google Play Store.

This is how you can restart Samsung Galaxy A20 into TWRP recovery mode.

Step 6: Once you land into TWRP, take Nandroid backup. This is the backup of your current Android operating system.

  1. How to take Nandroid Backup on Samsung Galaxy A20.

Step 7: Now click the Wipe button from the TWRP main screen.

 Install Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy A20 via LineageOS 17

Step 8: Next, swipe right to start the wiping process.

 Install Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy A20 via LineageOS 17

Note: This step will delete your complete phone data. Hence make sure to implement backup before doing this step.

Step 9: From the main menu, again click on Wipe option.

Step 10: Then tap on Advanced Wipe.

 Install Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy A20 via LineageOS 17

Step 11: Select Dalvik / ART cache, System, Data and cache partitions.

 Install Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy A20 via LineageOS 17

Note: Do not check any other partitions as it might brick your phone.

Step 12: Then, swipe in right direction to start wiping process.

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We’ll start the Samsung Galaxy A20 Lineage OS 17 ROM installation process now.

Step 13: Simply click on Install button.

 Install Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy A20 via LineageOS 17

This will show your files along with the downloaded LineageOS 17 ROM.

Step 14: Now browse and select the Android 10 ROM from the list of files.

Swipe in right direction to initiate the Galaxy A20 Lineage OS ROM installation.

Install Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy A20 via LineageOS 17
 Install Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy A20 via LineageOS 17

Be patient and wait until the installation completes.

Step 15: Similarly flash GApps zip (Google Apps) package file. Refer the screenshot:

 Install Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy A20 via LineageOS 17
 Install Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy A20 via LineageOS 17
Install LineageOS 17 custom ROM on Galaxy A20 via Android 10 Q

Step 16: Reboot your phone from Reboot » System option.

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Note: The first boot will take more time to start than usual. But it’ll be normal afterwards.

If you didn’t like this LineageOS 17 ROM, then you can restore back default stock ROM using our guide:

  1. Update Samsung Galaxy A20 to official Android 9.0 Pie XXU1ASC3 firmware.

This is how you can download and install LineageOS 17 custom ROM based Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy A20 SM-A205F smartphone. Kindly ask your questions using the comment section.

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