LineageOS brings Android 9 Pie to old Smartphones


If you are using an old Android Smartphone and stopped receiving the latest Android updates, then here’s something very special for you from the LineageOS.

The developers at LineageOS have released the latest Android update with the LineageOS 16.0 which brings the latest Android 9 Pie Operating System to the older devices. Yes, the new OS update enables you to use Android 9 Pie Operating System.

Android devices stop getting the latest official updates after 3 years of their date of purchase. However, it doesn’t stop the technical users from using and upgrading their devices with new custom ROMs and Firmwares. LineageOS provides reliable Android updates since years and today, they have just released the latest version i.e. LineageOS 16.0 for the older devices.

Apparently, this is an unofficial Android Operating System and strictly designed for the people who want to tweak out with their existing Android devices.

Every Android user wants to use and explore the latest functions and features of the Android Operating System. Android’s latest Operating System is Android 9.0 Pie which is being pushed to many Android devices nowadays. If your device is not getting any official updates, then LineageOS 16.0 is here.

This update upgrades your Android device with the latest Android 9.0 Pie Operating System. You have to keep in mind that, this is not an official Android update. Some of the features and functions of the original Android Pie update might not work on your Android device.

If we talk about the supported devices, the following devices can be upgraded with the latest Android 9.0 Pie Operating System through LineageOS 16.0.

  • Samsung Galaxy S5
  • Nexus 6
  • Sony Xperia XA2
  • OnePlus One

According to official sources, the developers may release the same update with a number of additional devices support. So yes, if you find your device is not in the above list, then you have to wait for the next update from the same developers. In the next update, they will cover more Android devices which are stuck with the older Android OS.

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