Download and install Lineage OS 17.1 Android 10 for Xperia 10 /10 Plus custom firmware. If you are the users of Sony Xperia 10/10 Plus and looking for the Android 10 OS for your device, then we have good news for you. The wait is over, now the unofficial build of Lineage OS 17.1 based on Android 10 is available for download and ready to install on your devices. Sony released the Xperia 10/10 Plus in November 2019 with very high specs and good design. Both smartphones come with Android 9.0 Pie OS.
At the time of launching, the company promised that Xperia 10/10 Plus will receive the Android 10 official firmware in early 2020. But unfortunately, both devices still have not received the official Android 10 update. So if you are an advanced user and wish to get the experience of Android 10 OS until the official stock firmware release. The only way to get the Android 10 OS on your device is by flashing the custom firmware. Here in this article we come with a step by step guide on how to download and install the Lineage OS 17.1 Android 10 for Xperia 10/10 Plus custom firmware.
All thanks to the XDA Recognized Developer LuK1337 and Lineage OS team which build and share this amazing custom ROM. The Lineage OS 17.1 ROM comes with all the features of official Android 10 and also brings some aftermarket features. Keep in mind that this is an unofficial build, so you may face some bugs and errors. But no need to worry about that, they will be fixed in the next update. In order to install the Lineage OS 17.1 Android 10 for Xperia 10/10 Plus custom firmware, your device should have unlocked bootloader and must already install the latest TWRP custom recovery.
Flashing the custom ROM, may void your phone warranty and also wipe clean all your phone data. So before proceeding take the full backup of all your phone important data. If you wish to download and install the Lineage OS 17.1 Android 10 for Xperia 10/10 Plus custom firmware, then go ahead and follow the given instructions.
This guide containing Lineage OS 17.1 Android 10 custom ROM is working with Sony Xperia 10/10 Plus only. Verify the device model number of your device by navigating to Settings > About Phone.
AndroidBlog will not be held responsible for any damage that occurred to your Sony Xperia 10/10 Plus during or after the installation of this Lineage OS 17.1 Android 10 custom ROM. You will lose the warranty of your device by flashing this software. Proceed at your risk.
- Take a complete backup of all your data and setting on your phone like contacts, call logs, SMS, MMS, internet settings, installed apps, photos and audio/video files, etc.
- Turn OFF the Antivirus and other security features from your computer to avoid unexpected issues while downloading the firmware and installation.
- Download and install Sony Xperia 10/10 Plus USB Drivers on your PC.
- Enable USB Debugging option on your Xperia 10/10 Plus by navigating to Settings – Developer Options.
- (Note: – Go to Settings-About Phone and tap on Built Number for a few times to enable Developer Options)
- The battery level of your Xperia 10/10 Plus should be at least about 70% before proceeding to the installation guide.
- The Xperia 10/10 Plus device should be rooted with the latest version of a custom recovery pre-installed.
- Download Unofficial LineageOS 17.1 for Xperia 10
- Download Unofficial LineageOS 17.1 for Xperia 10 Plus
- Download Google Apps for Android 10
Steps to Install Lineage OS 17.1 Android 10 for Xperia 10/10 Plus Custom ROM:
Step No 1: – First, download the Lineage OS 17.1 Android 10 custom ROM from the above links on the desktop of your PC. (Do not extract)
Step No 2: – Now connect your Xperia 10/10 Plus to PC using its USB data cable and mount the Memory Storage of the phone.
Step No 3: – Copy/paste the Android 10 custom ROM .zip file to the root folder of your SD Card on the phone.
Step No 4: – Disconnect the device from the PC and boot into Recovery Mode [How To?].
Step No 5: – While your device is now recovery mode, perform a full data wipe by selecting wipe data/factory reset, wipe cache partition and wipe Dalvik cache.
Note:- Wipe Dalvik Cache will help you to prevent boot loops and issues related to ROM while installation.
Step No 6: – Next, navigate to the main menu of Recovery and choose install zip from sd card > choose zip from sd card. Find the ROM .zip file that you’ve already transferred to the SD Card of your phone in Step No 3. Just select it and confirm the installation of the Lineage OS 17.1 Android 10 ROM file to begin.
Step No 7: – Install Google Apps Package by repeating the above steps on your Xperia 10/10 Plus.
Step No 8: – After flashing the ROM on the phone successfully, reboot it by selecting reboot system now.
Your device may take some time to boot for the first time after the installation. So be patient and wait for the process to be completed.
That’s All! You’ve successfully installed the Android 10 Custom ROM on Xperia 10/10 Plus.