How to install Lineage OS 14.1 on ZTE Axon 7

Download Lineage OS 14.1 Custom ROM for Axon 7

Previously we’ve covered a list of the best Custom ROMS for Axon 7, while here we want to share the tutorial on how you can install the latest Lineage OS Android 7 Nougat ROM on ZTE Axon 7 smartphone. To continue with this guide, you must first unlock the bootloader and install TWRP Custom Recovery on your device.

Download and install Android 7 Lineage OS 14.1 Custom ROM for Axon 7

  1. First of all, you’ll need to download modem file and universal bootloader for Android 7.
  2. Next download the official Lineage OS 14.1 ROM from their website:
  3. Boot into TWRP Custom Recovery, go to “Wipe” menu and select “Data factory”.
  4. Install Universal Bootloader.
  5. Install the required modem for your device model.
  6. Finally install the downloaded Lineage OS ROM.
  7. Wipe Dalvik and Cache only before booting into system.
  8. Download and install super user fix as well:
  9. Optionally you can also install Gapps. Download from here and select ARM 64, Android 7.1.1. After you’ve installed Gapps wipe dalvik and cache.
  10. Now you can reboot into freshly installed Lineage OS. First startup may take longer than usual.

If you’re the happy owner of Axon 7 smartphone, stay tuned because our next post is going to be a tutorial on how to unlock bootloader and install TWRP Custom Recovery on this phone.

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