Android 8.0 Oreo is gradually becoming so popular in the Android community. And a major contribution to that is from the Custom ROMs and its developers. With rising demands custom ROMs based on Android 8.0 Oreo were immediately developed and dispatched for various devices flagship or otherwise. And we already posted regarding Custom ROMs based on AOSP for different devices. And lately, with the release of latest Lineage OS 15, custom ROMs based on the same for Android 8.0 oreo has started rolling out. As we speak, the 8.0 Oreo for Moto G5 Plus based on Lineage OS 15 has been rolled out.
Since Android 8.0 Oreo is fairly new and Lineage OS 15 is the newest, so this build of ROM is an alpha build. It mostly targets to accumulate feedback over the newest release and how users receive it. Being a newer build it might show some glitches and bugs as of now. But as of now, almost all the features are working perfectly fine. Although, the camera is still bugged and under development. And we expect soon to have an updated version of the same ROM with the present bugs fixed. And this amazing custom ROM was rigorously developed by developer dipankarxdevil. So, a huge shout out of cheer to him for his amazing work. We have detailed out how You can download and install the ROM for Your Moto G5 Plus.
Working Features: 8.0 Oreo for Moto G5 Plus
Almost all of the features are working fine in this build. Here are some of them.
- Fingerprint Sensor
Features Not Working /Under Development
It seems the only feature that is not working as of now is the Camera application. But the developers are hard on debugging the issue. So expect an update with the working version of Camera App soon.
Install Android 8.0 Oreo for Moto G5 Plus based on Lineage OS 15
Since this being the very first build, the latest LineageOS 15 files for Moto G5 Plus does not come as a TWRP flashable custom ROM. Lineage OS 15 comes in two files called boot image and system image. You will need to flash the boot and system images via Fastboot method
Latest Lineage OS 15 comes in two files.
- Boot image file
- System image file
You will have to flash both these files via the Fastboot method.
And we are laying down a few Pre-requisites You need to have before installing 8.0 Oreo for Moto G5 Plus based on Lineage OS.
- The firmware provided here-in is compatible only with Moto G5 Plus device only.
- The Bootloader has to be unlocked.
- The device should be rooted with TWRP.
- You will have to perform a full wipe that will include wiping out Cache, System and all data.
- You have to unlock Developer mode to take Your device into the USB debugging mode. How to enter USB Debugging Mode and Unlock the OEM
Download 8.0 Oreo for Moto G5 Plus based on Lineage OS 15
Lineage OS 15 Files for Moto G5 Plus | Download
Transfer the files to phone storage where you can easily access them. Now let’s see the steps of installation.
Install: 8.0 Oreo for Moto G5 Plus based on Lineage OS 15
Step-1 Go through the requirements listed above. Download the Lineage OS 15 ROM from above and transfer the files to phone storage.
Step-2 Download Gapps for Oreo and also latest Magisk to root Oreo. Transfer them to phone storage as well.
Step-3 Reboot into TWRP recovery.
Step-4 Wipe the current system and data. Take a backup first.
Step-5 Flash Lineage OS 15 ROM, Gapps, and Magisk in order,.
Step-6 Reboot into system.
You are now done installing the Android 8.0 Oreo for Moto G5 Plus based on Lineage OS 15. Enjoy all the latest feature it has to offer. And stay connected with us for knowing about all upcoming updates on Lineage OS and Android 8.0 Oreo.
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