For all the custom lovers, the Lineage OS 14.1 for Huawei P9 Lite finally out, thanks to our beloved XDA member OldDroid. This is an initial night build of Lineage OS 14.1 and therefore it is likely to contain bugs but worries not because you will receive an update every single night after flashing this nightly build.
The Lineage OS 14.1 based on Nougat OS and has all the CM ROM features included as this is a fork of Cyanogen OS. And if you are one of those who want to install a custom ROM but worried about the procedure then look no further, just scroll down a bit to find the downloads. We have provided an excellent guide for installing Lineage OS 14.1 on Huawei P9 Lite.
Download Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for Huawei P9 Lite
Vendor.zip for Huawei P9 Lite (for EMUI 5.0 users) – Download
LineageOS 14.1 Gapps For Huawei P9 Lite – Download
- You must charge your phone enough to carry out the installation process and to prevent accidental shutdowns in the middle of installation.
- Take a full backup of your important data and save it in a safe place.
- Follow every step correctly so that installation can go smoothly.
- And lastly, remember that this Lineage OS 14.1 update is only for Huawei P9 Lite and thus do not try to flash it on other devices.
Install Lineage OS 14.1 on Huawei P9 Lite
Step 1: Firstly, download the Lineage OS 14.1 for Huawei P9 Lite along with the Gapps package from above.
Step 2: Shutdown your phone and reboot into TWRP recovery by squeezing the proper key combination.
Step 3: Go to Wipe menu and swipe left to wipe.
Step 4: If you are using EMUI 5 than you need to flash the vendor zip. If not then you can skip to step 7.
Step 5: Extract the vendor zip on your SD Card and apply the below command in TWRP terminal or ADB shell to flash the image.
dd if=/external_sd/vendor.img of=/dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/vendor
Step 6: Go back now and tap on the install tab in the primary menu.
Step 7: Select the downloaded Lineage OS 14.1 zip file and the Gapps for installation.
Step 8: Swipe right to affirm installation and sit tight for it to finish.
Step 9: Now again wipe cache and reboot your Huawei P9 Lite subsequently to make the most of your new Lineage OS 14.1 update.