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Download and install LineageOS on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Although there was already the possibility of installing unofficial ROMs of the software that emerged from the ashes of CyanogenMod on the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, finally today the official images of the operating system have been published, being ready to download and install LineageOS on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.

Lineage OS is the Custom ROM that comes to replace CyanogenMod and, therefore, inherits a large part of the functions of the valued, although now defunct, operating system. Now its ROMs pick up the baton to become one of the most relevant softwares on the current android scene. That is why many celebrate the official arrival of LineageOS to Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge officially.

According to the colleagues of MovilZona, both signature phones will be updated with a nightly ROM It has a size close to 441 MB and is based on the latest version of Google’s operating system available, that is, Android Nougat 7.1.1. In this way, new functions are added to the devices after yesterday the Spanish models finally received the long-awaited update with the latest version of Google’s operating system.

How to install LineageOS on Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

The first thing you should do to install LineageOS on the Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge is to download and transfer to the memory of your smartphone the ROMs with the software

Next, you will have to go to the Recovery mode of your mobile and perform a cache memory wipe (Wipe cache) to free up space on the mobile so that all processes can be executed correctly. Then delete all the data and software on the mobile (Wipe Data) and proceed to install LineageOS on the Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge. Remember to have your mobile charged and select Install from zip, choosing the file that you have copied to the memory of your mobile.

Once you have installed LineageOS, you must install the GApps following the same process, that is, select the option Install from zip and install the Google Apps that you may have downloaded from OpenGapps, for example, as explained here.

In this simple way you can now enjoy Android 7.1.1 thanks to LineageOS on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and his older brother.