Update Galaxy S2 I9100 To Android 8.0.0 LineageOS Custom ROM

Update your Samsung Galaxy S2 I900 to Android 8.0.0 via LineageOS Custom ROM. The ROM is currently unstable and is in the testing stage. As per the developer of the ROM-

What works?
* Display color Fix (BOARD_EGL_WORKAROUND_BUG_10194508)
* Bluetooth
* Wifi
* Audio
* Camera (Take picture only)
* Vibrator
* Sensors (all but accelerometer)

What doesn’t work?
* Charger
* Camera (Video recording)
* Display graphics issues (distortion + hw acceleration)
* HW Video playback
* RIL (null pointer reference on setRadioState in libsec-ril.so)
* Accelerometer
* Stability issues

This is a Custom ROM and not an official update from Samsung.

The guide mentioned below is only for Galaxy S2 I9100 and cannot be tried on any other device or variant. You can check device model by going to Settings >> About phone.

We cannot be held liable of any damage done to your device while following the below mentioned procedure. Do at your own risk.

Install Android 8.0.0 LineageOS Custom ROM on Galaxy S2 I9100

Take a complete backup of data,apps and settings as the procedure may wipe your data.

Make sure that the battery of device has a minimum charge of 60%.

Enable “USB debugging” on your device by going to Settings >> Developer options >> Enable USB debugging.

ClockworkMod Recovery should be installed. Guide to install Clockworkmod recovery on Galaxy S2 I9100 .

Connect your device with computer via USB cable.

Download Android 8.0.0 ROM  from here.

Connect your device with computer via USB cable.

Copy/paste the downloaded Android 8.0.0 ROM zip to your  SDcard root folder.

Switch off your device.

Enter Recovery. Hold power button and volume down button and enter recovery.

Select “wipe data/factory reset”, wipe cache partition” and in Advanced select “Wipe Dalvik Cache”.

Select “install zip from sdcard” and then select “choose zip from sdcard”. Navigate to “Android 8.0.0ROM” file which you have downloaded and confirm to “install”. Wait till it gets installed.


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