LineageOS 15.1 for Pixel 2 XL – Android Oreo 8.1 Download

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    LineageOS 15.1 for Pixel 2 XL (taimen) is now available to download via an initial development build. This post provides you the download link to the Android Oreo based LineageOS 15.1 for Pixel 2 XL (taimen) and guides through the installation process of the same. This LineageOS 15.1 for Pixel 2 XL is brought to you by developer raymanfx.

    Follow the links to get LineageOS 16 and Android Pie ROM builds.


    If you like this ROM then do consider a small contribution to raymanfx:
    donate to raymanfx

    If you want the OFFICIAL LineageOS 15.1 update or some more Android Oreo ROMs then stay tuned to the LineageOS 15 page or the AOSP Oreo ROMs devices list page or the AICP 13 Oreo ROMs list.

    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD WHICH HAS MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL. HAVE A BACKUP BEFORE FLASHING THIS AND TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK. Installing a custom ROM requires an unlocked bootloader on Pixel 2 XL, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. Understand that 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 15.1 for Pixel 2 XL Android Oreo 8 Download:

    – Unknown
    – Unknown


    LineageOS 15.1 for Pixel 2 XL Android Oreo 8 Download


    Root binary is NOT inbuilt in LineageOS ROM, so you may need a separate SuperSu package or LineageOS su binary to install to gain ROOT access. Here is LineageOS 15.1 Rooting guide

    If there is no in-built ROOT or it does not work for some reason then you can try SuperSU rooting guide to enable ROOT access.


    Follow this if you are flashing LineageOS 15.1 for Pixel 2 XL 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.

    • Boot into Recovery.
      Make sure to have a Custom recovery like CWM or TWRP or any other custom recovery. If not then download the recovery for Pixel 2 XL from above link and follow the Custom Recovery Installation Guide (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 wipe data using TWRP recovery.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
      How to backup all data on your Android Device
      how to take NANDROID backup using TWRP recovery
    • Then download and Copy the Oreo GApps and the LineageOS 15.1 ROM ZIP to the phone.
    • First flash the LineageOS 15.1 ROM ZIP file from device. Then flash the GApps zip from your device memory.
      – Here is a post explaining how to install LineageOS
    • Then reboot into recovery (don’t skip this) and flash the Gapps for LineageOS 15.1 package.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.
    • Reboot and Enjoy Android Oreo with LineageOS 15.1 for Pixel 2 XL.

    Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 15.1 for Pixel 2 XL (taimen):

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android Oreo 8.1 with LineageOS 15.1 for Pixel 2 XL. After the installing the LineageOS 15.1 ROM, you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    How to ROOT for LineageOS 15.1.


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    Try Google Camera APK, Android Apps and Games for Google Pixel 2 XL:

    Once done, you can try the Google Camera APK for Google Pixel 2 XL or some Android apps and games from the Android APK download and the Android Game download section.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Google Pixel 2 XL (taimen) LineageOS, Custom ROM forum For other Android Oreo, Nougat ROMs, LineageOS 15.1 ROMs, other custom ROMs and all other device specific topics.


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