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Install Android 10 Q LineageOS 17 ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro

Android 10 Q is live and is the latest version of Android operating system. Google has already released this latest update for Pixel series devices. For the first time, Google has simply named the tenth version as Android 10, instead of naming it as any dessert item name like previous versions. Android 10 features include enhanced system UI, improved privacy and location control, system-wide dark mode, multi-camera API, enhanced gesture navigation, improved display support, 5G support, new app permissions etc.

Install LineageOS 17 custom ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro via Android 9 Pie

As soon as the latest Android Q update was out, many developers started building custom ROMs based on this OS. Due to Android’s open source nature, it has become quite easy to download the source code and customize it to develop a new custom version. Recently peterCxy, a recognized developer from XDA developers have developed LineageOS 17 Custom ROM especially for OnePlus 7 Pro smartphone. This LineageOS 17 ROM is based on the latest Android 10 Q operating system.

Download and Install LineageOS 17 ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro using easy steps guide. Most important, this Android 10 ROM is completely stable and bug free. Since OnePlus 7 Pro features some amazing and flagship specs, this Lineage OS runs smoothly on it. Looking at the OnePlus 7 Pro specs, it features 6.67 inches of Fluid AMOLED display with 1440 x 3120 pixels of resolution. Furthermore, it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Octa-core processor with 128GB storage and 6GB RAM.

OnePlus 7 Pro price in India starts from Rs. 48,999 onward. You can easily buy it from Amazon for special exclusive offers. Talking about the camera, it sports 48MP + 16MP + 8MP on the rear. Whereas on the other hand, it features 16 MP selfie camera on the front. If you compare OnePlus 7 Pro vs Samsung S10, the OnePlus  device wins in all aspects. Do you want to root OnePlus 7 Pro? Do you want to install custom ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro? If yes, then you are at the correct place.

In this tutorial, we’ll go through easy steps guide on how to update OnePlus 7 Pro to official Android 10 Q based LineageOS 17 custom ROM. In order to flash custom ROM, you should unlock bootloader on your phone. Besides, you should even root as well as install custom recovery like CWM or TWRP on your phone. Interested users may proceed to our detailed guide mentioned below.

Disclaimer:

Proceed at your own risk. Neither we at Droid Thunder nor the developers will be held liable for any damage. It is strongly recommended to implement the steps carefully without performing anything by your own.

Compatibility:

Flash this Android Q ROM only on  OnePlus 7 Pro. Installing this custom firmware on any other device or variant might cause permanent damage. Hence confirm your phone model before moving further.

Pre-Requisites:

  • In order to avoid any interruption during the flashing process, charge your device to at least 50%.
  • It is strongly recommended to backup your contacts, messages, apps, call logs, notes etc. This is essential as this flashing process will wipe out your complete phone data and settings.
  • Enable USB debugging mode from your mobile settings. Refer our guide:
  1. How to Enable USB Debugging on OnePlus 7 Pro.
  • Also enable OEM unlocking and Advance reboot mode from Developer options.

Install Android 10 Q LineageOS 17 ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro oem unlock screenshot

  • On your PC, install mobile USB drivers so as to detect your OnePlus 7 Pro when connected via USB cable.
  1. Download OnePlus 7 Pro USB drivers.
  • Make sure you’ve unlocked bootloader of your device. Refer our guide:
  1. How to Unlock Bootloader of OnePlus 7 Pro.
  • It is mandatory to Root OnePlus 7 Pro before moving ahead. Refer our guide:
  1. How to Root OnePlus 7 Pro.
  • Also install a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP. Refer our guide:
  1. How to Install TWRP Recovery on OnePlus 7 Pro.
  • (Optional) Temporarily disable all the security related tools as well as antivirus that is installed on your PC.

After implementing everything as given above, let’s install LineageOS 17 ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro.

Steps to Install LineageOS 17 ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro:


Step 1: Download LineageOS 17 ROM.

Step 2: Download GApps.

Note: Do not extract these zip files.

Step 3: Copy both the downloaded zip on your phone.

Step 4: Restart OnePlus 7 Pro into TWRP recovery. For doing so, switch it off first.

Step 5: Then press and hold Volume down + Power button simultaneously until TWRP recovery appears. Leave both the keys now.

Note: If you are not able to boot into recovery, use TWRP manager app from Google Play Store.

As soon as you boot into TWRP, take Nandroid backup first. This is nothing but the backup of your entire mobile operating system. Refer our guide:

  1. How to take Nandroid Backup on OnePlus 7 Pro.

Step 6: After taking backup, click on Wipe option from the TWRP recovery main menu.

Install LineageOS 17 custom ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro via Android 10 Q

Step 7: On the next page, simply swipe right to begin the factory reset process.

Install LineageOS 17 custom ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro via Android 10 Q

Note: This step will wipe out all your phone data and settings. Hence ensure to backup everything before doing this step.

Step 8: Now go back and again click on Wipe option.

Step 9: On the next page, click on Advanced Wipe option.

Install LineageOS 17 custom ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro via Android 10 Q

Step 10: Simply select Dalvik / ART cache, System, Data and cache partitions as shown below.

Install LineageOS 17 custom ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro via Android 10 Q

Note: Do not check the Internal Storage or any other partition.

Step 11: Swipe right to start the wiping process.

Install LineageOS 17 custom ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro via Android 10 Q

Let’s now start OnePlus 7 Pro LineageOS 17 ROM flashing process.

Step 12: To do so, click on Install option from the TWRP main menu.

Install LineageOS 17 custom ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro via Android 10 Q

All the files and folders present on your device will appear.

Step 13: Search and select the Lineage OS 17 ROM which you’ve copied earlier. On the next page, swipe right to initiate Android Q ROM flashing process.

Install LineageOS 17 custom ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro via Android 10 Q
Install LineageOS 17 custom ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro via Android 10 Q

Be patient and wait until the installation completes. It will hardly take few minutes to finish.

Step 14: Similarly flash the Google Apps (GApps) zip package file.

Install LineageOS 17 custom ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro via Android 10 Q
Install LineageOS 17 custom ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro via Android 10 Q
Install LineageOS 17 custom ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro via Android 10 Q

Step 17: Finally, everything finishes here. Just select Reboot » System option to restart your phone.

Install LineageOS 17 custom ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro via Android 10 Q

Note: The first boot will take more time to start than usual. But don’t worry, after a couple of boots it’ll be normal.

Finally! This is how you can install Android Q based LineageOS 17 custom ROM on OnePlus 7 Pro (guacamole) GM1910, GM1911, GM1913, GM1917. Enjoy and experience all new Android 10 Q features with this ROM. As always if you face any difficulty, then kindly comment below.

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Peace out! ✌

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