Android 7.1 Nougat is now available for LeEco Le 2 (X526) because Lineage OS 14.1 build the unofficial custom ROM based on Android 7.1 Nougat for LeEco Le 2 devices. Now you can test the latest Android OS on your own devices. The Lineage OS is based on AOSP source and contributions from Android community. The Lineage OS 14.1 already rolling out official ROM’S to many supported devices. Now unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 custom ROM I s available for LeEco Le 2 (X526). This latest custom firmware comes with official Android Nougat features and also comes some Lineage OS features and aftermarket features like Live Display, Privacy Guard, Protected App, Profiles and much more. Your phone must be rooted and installed with the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM (ClockworkMod) to flash this latest custom ROM on LeEco Le 2 (X526).
By following this step by step guide, you can install Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1 Nougat custom ROM on LeEco Le 2 (X526). This is not officially announced by Google but just a custom ROM which is developed by third party developers. The Lineage OS 14.1 custom ROM is very stable and you can use as a daily driver. Before proceeding, don’t forget to take a full backup of all your valuable data because while flashing this custom firmware, your entire data will be wiped clean. If you are interested in updating your LeEco Le 2 (X526) to Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1 Nougat custom ROM then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The Lineage OS 14.1 ROM and instructions are given in this guide can be used only for the LeEco Le 2. Check the model number of your LeEco Le 2 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 LeEco Le 2 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the LeEco Le 2 USB Drivers
- on the PC.
- The LeEco Le 2 should be rooted with the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your LeEco Le 2 must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the LeEco Le 2 is at least above 80% before going ahead.
How to Update LeEco Le 2 to Android 7.1 Nougat OS via Unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 custom ROM
Step No 1: – First, download Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1 Nougat custom ROM for LeEco Le 2 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 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 LeEco Le 2 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 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 LeEco Le 2 will be rebooted and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.
Done! You’ve successfully updated LeEco Le 2 to the latest Lineage OS 14.1 Android 7.1 ROM.