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Download Lineage OS 16 for Google Nexus 5 | Android 9.0 Pie

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Download and install Lineage OS 16 Android 9.0  Pie on Google Nexus 5. Lineage OS 16.0 Android Pie 9.0 is based on the Android Open Source Project with extra contributions from many people within the Android community. Lineage OS 16 Pie 9.0 comes with awesome features like long-lasting battery life, Adaptive Brightness, Slices, Gesture-based navigation, Digital Wellbeing etc. Lineage os 16 for Google Nexus 5 is out now and now you enjoy Android 9.0 pie on Google Nexus 5 that is packed will lot of new features.

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Finally, the Google Nexus 5 has started getting the unofficial Lineage OS 16. However,  this is an early unofficial Lineage OS 16 For Google Nexus 5 based on Android 9.0 Pie. We are thankful to developer xda dev for the Lineage os rom for Google Nexus 5. Now you can download the ROM and flash Lineage OS 16 build directly via TWRP recovery If you are a Google Nexus 5 user then you should try out the unofficial Lineageos 16 On Google Nexus 5.

Lineage OS 16 Features | Pie 9.0:

1. New Gesture Navigation

This time lineageos 16 comes with new gesture support instead of using default buttons that are back, home and recent it gives access to gesture support to perform the same action. Just like iPhone X you can swipe up to see the recent screen and swipe back to go back and much more gesture are built in lineage os 16 rom for Google Nexus 5
 
To try it, head to Settings > System > Gestures > Swipe up on Home button. Your navigation bar will change right away.
 
2. Adaptive battery
The common issue that every android device face is poor battery optimization. This feature will be learning your usage history and smartly save battery in lineage os 16 by restricting app with rare usage that will improve battery performance.
 

3.Slices 

Slices will provide in-app functions without entering the app. In fact, whenever a user will search for a particular app, the search will prompt a few quick options related to that app which will make it really easier and quicker. This will be also a new feature added in lineageos 16 on Google Nexus 5 this time.

4.Digital Wellbeing


The Digital Wellbeing part of Android will be one of its most interesting feature in lineageos 16. This is a suite of features Google has designed to help you see how often you use your phone, and what apps you spend the most time in. Like many times they lock the device etc. The users will be able to get the amount of time they are spending on different apps and will also get to set timers on such apps that happen to be addictive.

So above are some great features that come with lineage os 16 and you can start using these feature on your Google Nexus 5 by installing lineage os 16 by upgrading to newer version of Android i.e Android 9.0.


Pre-Requirements:

Take care of following tasks before you proceed with flashing custom ROM:
1. Your Google Nexus 5 should be root and twrp recovery should be installed.2. Be sure to backup your data including Contacts, SMS / MMS, APN & MMS Settings as well as photos and videos stored on your device’s internal or external storage.

3. Make sure that your device is well charged. Ideally, the battery level should be around 60-80%. The more the better.

4. Now proceed To Install Official Lineage OS 16 On Google Nexus 5

 

How to Install Lineage OS 16 On Google Nexus 5 | Android 9.0 Pie

  • Download and transfer the Lineage OS 16 Android Pie 9.0 ROM and Gapps for lineage OS 16 in your Google Nexus 5.
  • Boot your device into TWRP recovery.
  • Select “Wipe” from TWRP main menu and do a “Swipe to Factory Reset” on the bottom of screen.
    └ Note: This will factory reset your device. If your custom ROM doesn’t require a factory reset, then simply skip this step.

see also: How to Install Gapps via TWRP

  • Go back to TWRP main menu, tap on “Install” and select the Lineage OS 16 Android Pie 9.0  ROM .zip file and gapps for Android Pie 9.0 that you transferred to your device in Step 1.
  • After selecting the .zip file, do “Swipe to Confirm Flash” on the bottom of the screen to begin the custom ROM installation process. This may take some time.

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  • Once your ROM is successfully flashed, you’ll see “Wipe cache/dalvik” option, select it and then do “Swipe to wipe” on the bottom of the screen.
  • Once cache & dalvik wipe completes, hit the “Back” button on-screen and then select “Reboot System” button.
Refer to the video for full step by step guide on how to install lineage os 16 on Google Nexus 5.

Related: How to Root Lineage os 16

 

Once the installation process is done, reboot your phone and you will be booted into Official Lineage OS 16 Based on Android Pie 9.0. If you have any doubts regarding this process, feel free to comment below.

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