The Lineage OS team released the latest custom firmware, which is Lineage OS 16 for Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT, which is based on Android 9.0 Pie OS. So if you have one of these smartphones and wish to test the custom ROM, then wait is over. Now the unofficial build of Lineage OS 16 is available for download and ready to install on your device. Here in this article, we share a detailed guide on how to download and install the unofficial Lineage OS 16 for Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT custom firmware.
The Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT devices are launched in September 2019 with high hardware and Android Pie OS. If you are an advanced user and love the custom ROM, then the Lineage OS ROM is one of the best choices for your device. The official stock firmware is good, but it is limited and does not support some apps and features. By following our given below guide, you can easily and quickly flash this unofficial custom ROM on your device. Installing the Lineage OS 16 for Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT, your device should have unlocked bootloader and must install the latest TWRP custom recovery.
The latest custom ROM brings all the official features of Android Pie, such as Redesigned volume slider, Advanced Battery with AI Support, Notch Support, Android Dashboard, which Google calls Digital Wellbeing, and much more. It also comes with some aftermarket features which are not possible in Android stock firmware. Keep in mind that flashing a custom ROM may void your phone’s warranty. If you are interested in downloading and installing the unofficial Lineage OS 16 for Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT, then go ahead and follow the given instructions.
The Lineage OS 16 Android 9.0 Pie ROM and instructions are given in this guide can be used only for the Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT. Check the model number of your Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT from Settings > About Phone.
AndroidBlog will not responsible for any damage that occurred to your Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT during or after the installation of Lineage OS 16 ROM. By installing this ROM, your Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT warranty will get void. Proceed at your risk.
- Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before moving on to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT USB Drivers on the PC.
- The Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT should be rooted in the latest version of the custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- Enable USB Debugging by navigating to Menu –> Settings –> Developer Options
- Make sure that the battery level of the Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT is at least above 80% before going ahead.
How To Install Lineage OS 16 For Realme 5 Pro and Realme XT Custom ROM:
1: – First, download Lineage OS 16 Android 9.0 Pie custom ROM for Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT on the desktop of the PC.
2: – Plug your device to the PC using its USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.
3: – Transfer Lineage OS 16 Android 9.0 Pie ROM .zip file, which you’ve already downloaded from the above link to the root folder of your SD card on the phone.
4: – Unplug the Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT from the PC and power it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.
5: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time to enter into Recovery Mode.
6: – While your device is now in CWM Recovery, perform a wipe data/factory reset, wipe cache partition and wipe Dalvik cache also by navigating to Advanced> Wipe Dalvik Cache.
Note: – Wipe Dalvik cache will help you to prevent boot loops and other errors during ROM installation.
7: – Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose to install zip from SD card → choose zip from sd card.
8: – Navigate to the Lineage OS 16 Android 9.0 Pie ROM .zip file, which you’ve already transferred to the SD card of your device previously. Select the ROM .zip file using the Power button and confirm the installation to begin.
9:- Navigate to +++++Go Back+++++ once the installation completes. From Recovery Menu, reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.
Your Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT will reboot and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.
Done! You have successfully updated Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT to Lineage OS 16 Android 9.0 Pie custom ROM. These were some easy steps to update Realme 5 Pro and the Realme XT to Android 9.0 Pie Via Lineage OS 16.