Install Lineage OS 14.1 ROM in OnePlus X

Tutorial to install Lineage OS ROM based on Android Nougat 7.1 in OnePlus X without rooting.

An unofficial but stable Lineage OS Nightly ROM based on Android Marshmallow has been developed by developer community for OnePlus X.

CyanogenMod/Lineage is one of the best Android custom ROM developed by independent developers. It has many superb features that are lacked in stock Android ROM.

They also come with some advanced features like.

Read : [ROM] Install CM 14 ROM on Oneplus X

  • Inbuilt root support.
  • Minimum bloatware.
  • Good speed and performance.
  • Enhanced security.
  • Large variety of themes and skin.
  • Advanced Gestures and Equalizer

Above all Lineage makes the most out of your devices capabilities.

It is possible to install Lineage OS 14.1 in OnePlus X without rooting by installing ROM based on Android 7.1 Nougat in recovery mode.


  1. Unlock Bootloader of OnePlus X
  2. Install TWRP in OnePlus X

Steps to install CyanogenMod 13 Nightly ROM

  • Make sure you unlock the bootloader and install TWRP with the help of tutorial provided in prerequisite
  • Download latest Lineage OS ROM (.zip file) from the developer site for OnePlus X.
  • If you wish you can also download Google Appcompatible and for OnePlus X.
  • Store both these files into internal or local storage of OnePlus X.
  • Make sure you have atleast 60% battery in your OnePlus X.
  • Restart OnePlus X in recovery mode.

To go in recovery mode follow the steps below:

  1. Turn off the device.
  2. Press and hold Volume Down key + Power Key about 10 seconds.
  3. Release Power key only when device vibrates.
  4. Release Volume down key when Android TWRP Recovery mode appears.

    TWRP Recovery

    TWRP Recovery

  • Tap Backup and swipe to confirm.
  • Tap wide, wipe data and cache, swipe to confirm.
  • Tap on option called Install.
  •  Select Lineage ROM (.zip file) and flash it.
  • Wait for the process to complete, it may take few minutes for installation and upgradation process to complete.
  • Holla! Your OnePlus X running on LOS 14.1
  • Similarly you can install gapps file.

Working features in LOS with OnePlus X:

  • Boot
  • WiFi
  • Hotspot
  • Audio
  • Bluetooth
  • proximity sensor
  • Gestures
  • Camera
  • SDCard
  • Mobile network
  • GPS
  • SELINUX Enforcing
  • Tri State Keys

Not working features:

  • Minor negligible bugs of general nightlies ROM

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5 Responses

  1. Ganesh s says:

    The 2nd sim is not working.

  2. MIckey says:

    the camera doesnt work most of the times.
    i tried instlling some other camera apps but that didnt go well too.

  3. Mammufs says:

    Playstore apps are not getting downloaded/updated while on roaming data. Is there any fix for that ?

  4. Vidish says:

    Camera app stopped working, not able to move sd apps to sd card.

    • Nikhil says:

      Try any other app from Playstore

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