LineageOS (and its precursor CyanogenMod) has a background marked by breathing new life into old Android gadgets, and that is more genuine than any time in recent memory in 2019. The developers have discharged LineageOS 16, a ROM that acquaints Android 9 Pie with gadgets that now and again quit accepting official updates years back.
The underlying 30 upheld models incorporate equipment from as long back as 2014, including the Samsung Galaxy S5 and OnePlus One.
There are more current gadgets that can utilize LineageOS immediately, for example, Huawei’s P20 Pro, Samsung’s 2016 era Galaxy Tab S2 tablets and Xiaomi’s Pocophone F1. More extensive support is on the way, Lineage included, and there’s even a touch of future-proofing: hooks in LineageOS should make it good with Android’s normal dark mode.
As usual, you must be happy to introduce informal code. This isn’t for individuals who completely need a dependable telephone for work. In case you’re alright with a touch of tinkering, however, this could enable you to defer an equipment redesign for one more year or two.
LineageOS is a free and open-source operating system for smartphones, tablet computers and set top boxes, based on the Android mobile platform.
It is the successor to the custom ROM CyanogenMod, from which it was forked in December 2016 when Cyanogen.Inc announced it was discontinuing development and shut down the infrastructure behind the project.
LineageOS was officially launched on December 24, 2016, with the source code available on GitHub. Since that time, LineageOS development builds now cover more than 185 phone models with over 1.9 million active installs, having doubled its user base in the month of February–March 2017.
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