Today we will give you a guide on Lenovo ZUK Z2(Plus). Official Lineage OS 15.1 ROM is based on the Android Open Source Project with extra contributions from many people within the Android community. You can install the Custom ROM without needing Google Application Installed. Official LineageOS 15.1 ROM does still include various hardware-specific code, which is also slowly being open-sourced anyway. In the previous tutorial, we have already explained how you can install Lineage 14 Lenovo ZUK Z2 Device.
First Check Lenovo ZUK Z2 Specification
The Smartphone carried out with an AMOLED of 5.0-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. However, it has a PPI of ~441 pixels density per inch.
The Lenovo ZUK Z2 comes along with Quad-core 2.15 GHz which packs up with Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 chipset. However, you can upgrade via a microSD card slot up to 256GB. The Smartphone carries out with 3GB of RAM with 32GB of internal memory in the standard edition. Premium version packs up with 4GB of RAM with 64GB internal memory. Lenovo ZUK Z2 packs up with 13–Megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel of front shooter for selfies.
The Lenovo ZUK Z2 runs on Android 7.0(Nougat). The device comes with a 3500mAh power non-removable battery. The Smartphone covers 141.7 x 68.9 x 8.5 mm dimensions (height x width x thickness) and weight 149.00 grams.
The Lenovo ZUK Z2 is Hybrid-dual SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Nano-SIM. Wi-Fi, GPS, OTG, Bluetooth, 3G and LTE Networks these all are a lot of Connectivity options. The Lenovo ZUK Z2 sensors include Compass, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyrometer. The Smartphones carries with non-breakable Corning Gorilla Glass 4. So, here is the full guide to installing Lineage OS Lenovo ZUK Z2 Oreo version in your device. The Fingerprint sensors are available on the front and work in a flash.
Installing a Lineage OS ROM 15.1
Installing a custom ROM on a Lenovo ZUK Z2(Plus) requires the bootloader to be unlocked on the Lenovo ZUK Z2(Plus) phone, which may VOID your warranty. However, it may delete all your data also. Before proceeding further, you may consider backup all data on the phone. So, check out the full guide for LineageOS 15 Plus (codename for Lenovo ZUK Z2). You are the only person doing changes to your phone. Hence, we cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.
Official Lineage OS 15.1 ROM Status for Lenovo ZUK Z2(Plus) Android 8.0 Custom ROM:
So, here is the status for the Lineage OS 15 Plus you guys can check what is working…
– Calls and Data
– Video Playback
– Camcorder Video Player
– Offline Charging!
– SELinux Permissive!
– Tell us if you Know!
DISCLAIMER: THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD WHICH MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL. YOU MUST FIRST BACKUP YOUR FULL DATA BEFORE FLASHING YOUR ANDROID DEVICE. TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK. THEREFORE, I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE IF YOUR DEVICE GET DAMAGED OR BRICK.
Before getting started, you must take care of the following task. Thus, it will help you flash your device without any interruption.
Step 1: Install USB drivers for your device on your PC.
Step 2: Be sure to back up your data including Contacts, SMS / MMS, APN & MMS Settings as well as photos and videos stored on your device’s internal or external storage.
Step 3: Make sure that your device must well charge. Ideally, the battery level should be around 60-80%. The more, the better.
Step 4: USB Debugging should enable on your device.
Important: Most of the custom ROM will not have Google APPS in them. So, you will have to download and install GAPPS manually. Also, you must take the backup of nandroid before installing custom ROM. Done with preliminary precautionary steps? So, here’s the guide:
TWRP Recovery allows you to do plenty of cool stuff. But the point of having any custom recovery is to be capable of flashing unsigned .zip files. These .zip files could be anything from a custom kernel, boot, recovery, MODs or full custom ROMs.
So, now let’s see how to flash a LineageOS ROM on Lenovo ZUK Z2(Plus) using TWRP recovery.
How to Install an official LineageOS on Lenovo ZUK Z2(Plus) Android Oreo 8.1
1. Download and transfer the official LineageOS ROM and GAPPS for Lineage os you wish to flash to your device’s storage.
2. Now boot your Android device into TWRP recovery.
3. Select “Wipe” from the TWRP main menu and do a “Swipe to Factory Reset” on the bottom of the screen.└ Note: This will factory resets your device. Skip the step if your ROM does not need a factory reset.
4. Now, go back to TWRP main menu, tap on “Install” and select the official Lineage os ROM .zip file and gapps for lineage os 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.
- So, finally, when your ROM successfully flashed, you’ll see “Wipe cache/dalvik” option. Thus, select it and then do “Swipe to wipe” on the bottom of the screen.
- Hit the “Back” button once cache & dalvik wipe completes. Also, hit the “Back” button on-screen and then select “Reboot System” button.
You can share some more relaxed and exciting methods to install Lineage OS 15 ZUK Z2 Plus. Do let us know in the comment section if you have some. Also, we have some new stuff related to MIUI 9 feedbacks have a look right here.
Feedback from our Team & Users
So, many of you guys are waiting for the Official Lineage OS for Lenovo ZUK Z2 as we are continually searching for “Plus” (basically a codename for Lenovo ZUK Z2). So, after hearing from the users, the first official build is, however, as good as the MIUI 8.2 developer. The users also confirm that MIUI 8.2 almost has no lag or boot loops as we are happy to tell you that now you can download and install MIUI 9 on your devices.
Feedback from our team is that some of us are not happy with the performance of the smartphone as well as the main cameras. Since users are quite satisfied with the performance of Lineage OS. Also, our team expects that LineageOS soon give an update of LineageOS 15.1 Oreo 8.1 for Lenovo ZUK Z2. Some users tweeted us that Volte is not working and some issues are coming with Network setting. Now, the Volte is working properly and is fixed after the update of Lineage os Zuk z2 oreo version. However, after getting the Lineage OS ZUK Z2 official ROM to update the fingerprint problem is also fixed.
So, what’s your decision of installing LineageOS ROM? Did you guys have used the LineageOS ROM if yes than do comment in the comment box for any Assistance? If you guys think that you have some more ROMS for Lenovo ZUK Z2 than do share with us. If you have some cool things to share it with us, then let us know? Feedbacks of users is very much valuable before installing any ROM. So, these are Feedback from team and hope you guys enjoyed and excited to install LineageOS ROM.