How to Install Lineage OS 15.1 on Sony Xperia Z5 – Android 8.1 Oreo

A few months ago, Google has released the Android 8.1 Oreo, Lineage team is soon going to release official Lineage 15.1. You might be wondering to know what about Lineage 15.0. Well, the fact is they have plans to release 15.1 directly skipping 15.0. Here we have shared the unofficial Lineage OS 15.1 for Sony Xperia Z5 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Download and Install the latest Lineage OS 15.1 for Sony Xperia Z5.

Install Lineage OS 15.1 on Sony Xperia Z5

Android 8.1 Oreo released officially by Google for Pixel and Nexus supported device. Now you can enjoy the Android 8.1 Oreo on Sony Xperia Z5 unofficially. The ROM brings all the features from Android 8.1 which includes, Picture in Picture mode, New Android O Emoji style, New Notification UI, Settings Overhaul changes, Advanced Doze Mode, Auto Fill Password, etc.

Lineage OS also has some of the unique features which allow you to easily root and customize your phone. You will receive the regular update nightly and weekly once the build is official by Lineage tree.

What Is Lineage OS?

LineageOS is based on the Android Open Source Project with extra contributions from many people within the Android community. It can be used without any need to have any Google application installed. Linked below is a package that has come from another Android project that restores the Google parts. Lineage OS does still include various hardware-specific code, which is also slowly being open-sourced anyway.

Now you can flash the latest Lineage OS 15.1 on Sony Xperia Z5 by simply following the below guide. To Install this ROM on your phone, you need TWRP recovery.


  1. This will work on Sony Xperia Z5.
  2. Battery minimals 60%.
  3. Download and Install Latest Sony USB Drivers.
  4. You will lose the original ROM or any CUSTOM ROM if you already installed on your phone.
  5. You must install TWRP or Custom Recovery on your phone.
  6. Download all the Zip files from below and Place it in your phone’s root of internal memory.

Download Files:

  1. Lineage OS 15.1 ROM : Coming soon! (Because link removed from XDA)
  2. Gapps

How to Install Lineage OS 15.1 on Sony Xperia Z5

Step1: You need to Unlock Bootloader on Sony Xperia Z5.

Step2: Next, Install TWRP Recovery on Sony Xpreria Z5.

Step3: Already to Step1 & Step2, Now boot into TWRP Recovery.

Step4: Power off your phone now hold simultaneously the ‘Power’ button and the ‘Volume down’ button for a few seconds (if this does not work out, try with “Power and Volume Up” – Some phones may work with this combination).

Step5: You can follow this guide: Flash Custom ROM using TWRP Recovery.

Done, you have success Install Lineage OS 15.1 on Sony Xperia Z5, If you discovered any problems while installing the rom. You may ask us in the comment section below.