LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia Z5 (sumire) Nougat 7.1 ROM

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    Here comes the LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia Z5 via an unofficial build. If you want the OFFICIAL LineageOS update or some more Lineage ROMs for other devices then stay tuned to the LineageOS page. This Xperia Z5 LineageOS 14.1 (sumire) is brought to you by Myself5


    If you like this ROM then do consider a donation to LineageOS

    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD AND MAY HAVE MANY BUGS. HAVE A BACKUP OF THE CURRENT ROM BEFORE FLASHING THIS ROM AND TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK. Installing a custom ROM on a Xperia Z5 (sumire) may require to unlock the bootloader, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup data on your phone. You are the only person making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by YOU.

    Status of LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia Z5 (sumire), Nougat 7.1 ROM:

    – Not Known
    – Not Known


    Supported Xperia Z5 devices on this LineageOS 14.1 ROM:

    – E6653
    – E6603
    – E6633
    – E6683

    LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia Z5 (sumire)


    Root binary is NOT inbuilt in LineageOS 14.1, so you may need a separate SuperSu package or LineageOS SU binary to install to gain ROOT access. Here is LineageOS 14.1 ROOTING guide
    If there is no in-built ROOT or it does not work for some reason then you can try SuperSU ROOT update guide to enable ROOT access.


    1. Follow this if you are flashing LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia Z5 (sumire) for the first time, or coming from another ROM:

      Points to NOTE:
      – Try to avoid restoring apps backup using Titanium Backup. It may break things up.
      – Don’t restore system data using Titanium Backup! It will definitely break the current installation.
      – It is also discouraged to Restoring Apps + Data using Titanium Backup.

      • Download and Copy the GApps and LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia Z5 ROM ZIP to your phone.
      • Boot into Recovery. Make sure to have a Custom recovery like CWM or TWRP or any other custom recovery. If not then follow how to install custom recovery guide for Xperia Z5 (sumire). (it’s a generic guide which will work for TWRP as well as CWM recovery or any other recovery)
      • Wipe data factory reset, Cache partition, Dalvik Cache and Format the System partition.
        – Here is a guide explaining how to clean/wipe data.

        This will delete all your data on your phone. You may consider complete backup of your phone data or take a NANDROID backup of the current ROM
        Data backup on Android
        NANDROID backup

      • First flash the Xperia Z5 LineageOS 14.1 ROM ZIP from device. Then flash the GApps zip from your device memory.
        – Here is a post explaining LineageOS installation guide.
      • DO NOT REBOOT YET. Now flash the LineageOS Nougat Gapps package.
        – Here is a post that explains How to install Nougat GApps.
      • Reboot and Enjoy the Nougat 7.1 LineageOS 14.1 ROM for Xperia Z5 (sumire).
    2. Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia Z5 (sumire):

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android Nougat 7.1 with LineageOS 14.1 for Xperia Z5 (sumire). After the installation of Xperia Z5 LineageOS 14.1 (sumire) you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    How to Enable ROOT on LineageOS 14.1.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Xperia Z5 (sumire) LineageOS forum For other Android Nougat ROMs, LineageOS 14.1 ROMs, other ROMs and all other device specific topics.


    Here is the development thread for Xperia Z5 LineageOS 14.1 by LineageOS

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