How to install Lineage OS On Galaxy Ace 2 [Android 8.1 Oreo]
Actually, it is hard to believe that still, some developers are working to bring an amazing stuff for old-outdated phones. There is an unofficial Lineage OS build has appeared that supports Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 and most fascinating thing is that it is based on Android 8.1 Oreo firmware. This information is plenty enough to have this custom ROM installed on our device. In this tutorial, we help you to install the Lineage OS 15.1 On Galaxy Ace 2, an Android 8.1 Oreo based custom ROM. As per the available information, this build is quite stable, everything seems to work, and most probably the only way to upgrade the device latest Android software.
More than 5 years have passed since Galaxy Ace 2 was launched with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). And eventually updated to 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Operating System through official support. But failed to receive further updates due to out-dated hardware specs. Surprisingly, the Android developers have ported the Lineage OS 15.1 firmware for this handset. If you’ve been looking to update your Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 to newer Android software, then currently this ROM would be the best choice. It is the latest ROM specifically developed for this handset.
The Lineage OS is custom firmware developed by third-party developers. It has no relation to Samsung or Google in any way. It is known for performance and stability. This custom ROM is based on Android 8.1 operating system and comes with many improvement tweaks. You can expect some major improvements in performance, battery life and of course in the user interface. The latest interface has many new features and customization options. However, since it is not an official built, you might experience some minor bugs or very least of them. We can expect these to be removed after future updates (if it happens so).
Overall, we highly recommend this custom ROM, for all Galaxy Ace 2 users seeking to update their phone. So far, this the only ROM that gets your Ace 2 updated to this Android version. In order to install this custom firmware, your phone must be using the custom recovery. To flash this ROM properly a custom recovery is required. We suggest installing TWRP recovery on your phone. That doesn’t take that much time. Install a custom recovery takes only a few minutes. To install the custom recovery, TWRP on your Samsung Galaxy Ace 2, download the recovery image from →here and follow the below tutorial to flash the recovery file: