Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime (on7xelte) launched in August 2016. The phone came out of the box with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and later upgrade to Android 7.0 Nougat. But you can enjoy the Android Oreo 8.1 on Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime by installing Lineage OS 15.1 Rom. Follow the below step by step guide How to Install Lineage OS 15.1 on Galaxy J7 Prime Android Oreo 8.1
Today custom ROMs are getting more popular than stock ROM. This is possible due to the open source nature of Android. Custom ROM allows a person to maximize the performance of his smartphone and gives more control to the user. Besides, stock ROM has its set of performance limitations. A custom ROM, as the name suggests, is created with customization with respect to a user community’s requirements. So, it overcomes the limitations that stock OS brings.
What’s new in Android Oreo?
Android 8.0 Oreo is the latest released sweet from Google. It is the latest iteration of Android OS after the release of Android 7.0 Nougat. Android Oreo comes with features such as
- Notifications Channels
- Picture In A Picture
- Multi-Display Support
- Keyboard Navigation
- Background Limits
- New Wi-Fi Features
- Better Icons
What is Lineage OS?
LineageOS is based on the Android Open Source Project with extra contributions from many people within the Android community. Lineage OS take the best of the latest Android code and, at the same time, add features and bug fixes beyond what Google offers. The custom ROM provides a simple, distraction-free interface, an interactive tool to make installation painless.
|Bugs||VOLTE, Video Recording|
Before doing the methods, I just want to warn you that , if you don’t read the steps and do something wrong can brick your device. So be careful I’m not responsible for any damage
Recommended : How to Install TWRP Recovery on Galaxy J7 Prime
How to Install Lineage OS 15.1 on Galaxy J7 Prime
- Download the ROM zip and Gapps from below and save it on your device.
- Now Boot your device into Recovery mode.
- Take a Backup before installing ROM. In case if something goes wrong then you can restore your current ROM/firmware.
- Do a Wipe>Wipe cache, Dalvik cache and data.
- Now, Go to Install and locate the ROM zip file select to Install the ROM file.
- After the process completes, Install Gapps zip
- Finally, wipe cache & Dalvik cache again and Reboot your device.
The first-time Reboot will take 5-10 minutes to boot, don’t interrupt the process
Want to Root this device ? Follow this guide How to Root Android using TWRP Recovery + SuperSU