How To Update Wileyfox Swift To Official Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat Custom ROM
If you are looking for the stable Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM for your Wileyfox Swift then you are at the right place. We have some great news because the Lineage team builds the latest official nightly Lineage OS 14.1 custom firmware based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Wileyfox Swift device. Now you can test the Nougat experience on your own device. The new LineageOS was born by re-branding the CyanogenMod and the Lineage team has started developing the new ROM for supporting devices. This latest custom ROM comes with lots of new features and improvements as well as changes like Multi-Window support, optimized battery life than before, Enhanced Doze Mode, System UI Tuner, Customization Quick Settings and much more. Also, the Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM is an official nightly build and it is stable, smooth and fast. We recommend using this ROM as for the daily driver. Your phone must be rooted and installed with the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM (ClockworkMod) to flash this Lineage OS 14.1 custom ROM on Wileyfox Swift.
By following this simple step by step guide, you can update your Wileyfox Swift to Lineage OS 14.1 official Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM. This latest custom ROM brings some amazing features and also brings some aftermarket features like LiveDisplay, Privacy Guard, Protected App, Profiles and much more. Before proceeding, don’t forget to take a full backup of all your valuable data. Because while flashing this custom ROM your whole data will be wiped clean. If you are interested in installing the to Lineage OS 14.1 official Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM on your Wileyfox Swift then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 custom ROM and the instructions given in this guide can be used only for the Wileyfox Swift. Check the model number of your Wileyfox Swift from Settings > About Phone.
Before Getting Started:
- Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before proceeding to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Wileyfox Swift by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Wileyfox Swift USB Drivers on the PC.
- The Wileyfox Swift should be rooted with the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your Wileyfox Swift must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the Wileyfox Swift is at least above 80% before going ahead.
Steps to Flash Android 7.1.1 Lineage OS 14.1 Nougat on Wileyfox Swift:
Step No 1: – First, download Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 custom ROM for Wileyfox Swift on the desktop of the PC.
Step No 2: – Plug your device to the PC using its USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.
Step No 3: – Transfer Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 ROM .zip file which you’ve already downloaded from the above links to the root folder of your SD card on the phone.
Step No 4: – Unplug the Wileyfox Swift from the PC and power it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time to enter into Recovery Mode.
Step No 6: – While your device is now in CWM Recovery, perform 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 while ROM installation.
Step No 7: – Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose to install zip from SD card → choose zip from sd card.
Step No 8: – Navigate to the Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 custom 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.
Step No 9:- Navigate to +++++Go Back+++++ once the installation is completed. From Recovery Menu, reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.
Your Wileyfox Swift will be rebooted and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.
Done! You’ve successfully updated Wileyfox Swift to the latest Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1.1 ROM.