How to install Lineage OS on Samsung Galaxy S5

Here is how to install Lineage os on your Samsung Galaxy S5  phone.

Step 1. Find if Lineage is supported on your device?

Head over to the download page and search for your device, here is the supported devices list.
Step 2. Download necessary files.

What you'll need.
1. Lineage OS build.
2. Custom recovery.
3. OpenGapps (Optional) to get Play store functionalities.

Download the latest lineage OS builds with the recovery. Recovery is optional, as recommended is TWRP recovery.

Step 3. Prepare your android

Backup your data such as pictures and videos. Use a USB cable and save such files on a computer. Now power off your phone and start it in fastboot mode to install a recovery. If your phone already have a custom recovery, boot into the recovery mode.

Step 4. Flashing the lineage OS

Download the Lineage OS for your Samsung Galaxy S5, now you have two option, you can copy the Lineage OS to an SD card and plug into your phone or Use an OTG cable to attach a USB drive.

For example, if you have the TWRP recovery, the very first thing I'll do it to Wipe the user data and caches. Next attach the SD card/or USB drive using OTG cable, on you have Lineage OS build and other files.

From the TWRP recovery select the "Install option" and choose the location of LineageOS build, then OpenGapps and slide to flash them.

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