LeEco Le Max 2 smartphone was launched in April 2016 and the smartphone is pretty good which is currently running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow. In this detailed guide, we have some good news for all LeEco Le Max 2 owners, now you can update your device to the latest Android 8.0 Oreo OS via Lineage OS 15 custom ROM. If you have LeEco smartphone, then we strongly recommend you to flash a third-party ROM.
Now you can test the latest Android OS before the official stock firmware is released. This latest custom ROM comes with many new features like integrated doze mode, notification channels, the picture-in-picture mode, enhanced system performance and much more. This ROM is not officially announced by LeEco / Google but just a custom ROM which is developed by third party developers. Make sure that your device is rooted and installed with the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM (ClockworkMod) to flash this Lineage OS 15 custom ROM on LeEco Le Max 2.
Many users have installed Android 8.0 Oreo Lineage OS 15 custom firmware and found it very super-fast, stable and comes with amazing performance, changes and improvements. By following this step by step guide, you can easily and quickly update your LeEco Le Max 2 to Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM. The ROM is in early stages so you may face some bugs but don’t worry they will be fixed in next update. Before proceeding, don’t forget to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in updating your own LeEco Le Max 2 to Android 8.0 Oreo Lineage OS 15 custom firmware then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The Lineage OS 15 ROM and instructions are given in this guide can be used only for the LeEco Le Max 2. Check the model number of your LeEco Le Max 2 from Settings > About Phone.
- 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 Max 2 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the LeEco Le Max 2 USB Drivers
- on the PC.
- The LeEco Le Max 2 should be rooted with the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your LeEco Le Max 2 must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the LeEco Le Max 2 is at least above 80% before going ahead.
- Download Android 8.0 Oreo Lineage OS 15 custom ROM Firmware
- Download Google Apps
How To: Install Android 8.0 Oreo OS on LeEco Le Max 2 via Lineage OS 15 custom ROM:
Step No 1: – First, download Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM for LeEco Le Max 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 15 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 Max 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 15 Android 8.0 Oreo 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 Max 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 Max 2 to the latest Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo ROM.