As this Lineage OS 15 8.0 is in early stages, it is not completely stable. However, you can still install it on your phone, if it does not perform well then you can always restore from backup to stock rom. Many android geeks, would love to give it a try. So, lets start.

LineageOS 15 Android 8.0 for Galaxy S6

Nightly LineageOS 15 (8.0) is an oreo based unofficial rom that can be installed on Galaxy S6 G920F. We don’t yet will Galaxy S6 receive Android Oreo or not. Also you must ahve heard of CyanogenMod Rom, this Lineage OS 15 is developed by the same team. You can say that it is updated version of CM rom. One of the perks of having an Android phone is you can install Mods, Custom Roms and tweaks to an extent that your phone won’t get any older. Either if you have a Galaxy S1, you can still update it to the latest android version via a custom rom. To install LineageOS 15 8.0 Rom on Galaxy S6, you can follow the instructions below.

Lineage OS 15 for Galaxy S6 Status

The rom is unoffcial and in early stages. Below are the features that work and those which doesn’t What Works

Do this before

Root Galaxy S6 Twrp Recovery For Galaxy S6

GPS works only on device mode Some video codecs are not played properly

Download LineageOS 15 8.0 Rom for S6

Also checkout Galaxy S8 Rom Port for Galaxy S6

Install Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo for Galaxy S6 G920F

So, finally after all the above preparations, you can start the real process. Just follow the below process step by step.

Download the Lineage OS 15 custom rom and Google apps from above links. You may directly download on your phone or PC and then move it to your phone storage. Now turn off your phone. Boot into recovery mode by pressing and holding, Home+Power+Volume Up buttons. Now you are into recovery mode. Go to Wipe»Advance Wipe. Here wipe dalvik cache, wipe system cache and wipe data cache. Swip to confirm each action. (Note: this will delete all your data from phone, i hope you have made backup before.) Now, after wiping all the cahces, go back to main recovert menu. Select Install, navigate to the LineageOS 15 file. Select it and install the file. After the rom is installed, navigate to other file. Select and install this file. Go back select the Reboot option to restart your phone. So, everything is done. The newly Android 8.0 Oreo for Galaxy S6 is installed via Lineage OS 15. Now your phone will reboot. The first boot up will take some time so, have patience.

If your device is taking too long to boot up and is stuck at boot logo. Then you can follow these instructions to solve the problem. And that is it. Hope you understand everything well. Ask anything in the comments below. Like it and share it and subcribe for more custom rom tutorials for your phone. Bye, Take Care.