The official LineageOS 16 is now available for OnePlus 6T smartphone along with OnePlus 7 Pro. LineageOS is one of the best custom ROMs which delivers reliable and improved performance. OnePlus 6T already performs pretty well and if you want smoother experiece you can use install the LineageOS. Here you will know how to download LineagesOS 16 for OnePlus 6T with installation guide.
LineageOS 16 is the latest version and it is based on Android 9 Pie. There are many reasons that most of the Custom ROM users want to try LineageOS. It is a well-known project which is currently active and delivering ROMs continuously for Android Phones. The LineageOS is now officially available for OnePlus 6T & OnePlus 7 Pro. We have already written a guide on LineageOS 16 for OnePlus 7 Pro and here we will focus on OnePlus 6T. You can download LineageOS 16 for OnePlus 6T with full installation guide.
Let’s now talk about performance and features of LineageOS 16 which is based on Android Pie. Most of the Android Pie features are included and also it gives the Stock Android experience with some additional customizations. Some of the well-known features are gestures, enhanced RAM management, digital wellbeing and more. This is an official LineageOS 16 for OnePlus 6T and you will get regular updates on your phone. So now let’s jump into the download section. Also, the credit goes to the developer team for awesome work.
Download LineageOS 16.0 for OnePlus 6T
OnePlus 6T is the last year flagship smartphone and it is still popular. It’s late for OnePlus 6T to get the official LineageOS 16, but finally, it is available. It’s great news for OnePlus 6T users that now they will be able to install their favorite custom ROM. So are you excited to test out LineageOS 16 on OnePlus 6T? Use the below link to download the official LineageOS 16 ROM.
If you want to install Google Apps like YouTube, Google Search, Google Chrome, Trusted Devices, Play Store and many other necessary Google features. Then you need to download a specific bundle of Google Apps (Use the Below link).
After downloading the flashable LineageOS & GApps zip file, you can easily install it on your phone. Just follow the install guide and you can install the LineageOS ROM in a few minutes. Let’s now start the installation guide.
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How to Install LineageOS 16 on OnePlus 6T
The installation of LineageOS 16 is very similar to other ROMs. You just need to first fulfill the requirements and then you will be able to use LineageOS 16 on your OnePlus 6T. But first, make sure to follow prerequisites.
- Bootloader should be unlocked (Guide Here)
- Custom Recovery is required
- Charge your phone to at least 50%
- Take a full backup of data (This will erase all the data)
Steps to Install LineageOS 16
- Transfer the downloaded LineageOS zip and GApps zip file to phone storage.
- Make sure to take a backup, it may be required to restore if anything goes off the plan.
- Once the above steps are done, Power off your phone.
- Boot the phone into a custom recovery such as TWRP recovery (Press & hold Power + Volume down buttons).
- Release the buttons once you see the TWRP Recovery or any other custom recovery.
- In TWRP Recovery, go to Wipe > Advanced Wipe. Wipe data & cache in Advance options (for clean flash). Skip it if you want to dirty flash.
- In TWRP, go to Install and flash the LineageOS 16 ROM.
- Reboot again to Recovery (do not reboot into the system yet).
- Again go to Install and flash the GApps zip file.
- Reboot to the system and set up your device.
If you want to root your phone download Magisk and flash Magisk through TWRP Recovery. So there you have it the complete guide on LineageOS 16 for OnePlus 6T. If you get any error then comment down below with the problem/question. And we will reply with the solution/answer.