How to Install Android Pie 9.0 ROM on Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge (Lineage OS 16)?

With the Android Pie 9.0 update rolling out in the market, the users of the Android devices are worried if they are going to get it or not. Whether you are officially getting the Android Pie 9.0, it is worth the note that it is not going to be there on your Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, anytime soon. You have to wait for the Samsung to officially announce the dates when your Samsung phone is going to have updated and whether your older device is getting it or not.

Guide to Install Android Pie 9.0 ROM on Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge

How to Install Android Pie 9.0 ROM on Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge (Lineage OS 16)?

Wait, wait! You don’t have to be disappointed that you can still enjoy the flavor of this upcoming Android Pie on your Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, right away. Yes, we have this Android Pie 9.0 ROM that you can get installed on your Samsung device and feel a polished interface without switching your phone and waiting it get updated officially.

So here’s how you can install Android 9.0 ROM on your Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.

Downloads for Galaxy S7 Edge – Source:
lineage-16.0-20181220-UNOFFICIAL-hero2lte.zip (Google Drive Link) – 532 MB
lineage-16.0-20181220-UNOFFICIAL-hero2lte.zip (Mega.nz Link) – 532 MB
open_gapps-arm64-9.0-pico-20190109.zip (OpenGapps) – 92 MB
Magisk-v17.1.zip (Root File) – 4.1 MB

Downloads for Galaxy S7 – Source:

lineage-16.0-20181220-UNOFFICIAL-herolte.zip (Google Drive Link) – 532 MB
lineage-16.0-20181220-UNOFFICIAL-herolte.zip (Mega.nz Link) – 532 MB
open_gapps-arm64-9.0-pico-20190109.zip (OpenGapps) – 92 MB
Magisk-v17.1.zip (Root File) – 4.1 MB

We know the Android Pie has got loads of tweaks and improvements in the previous version and that is the reason you are desperate to get it on your phone. For the people who don’t know, the Android Pie 9.0 is going to come packed with:

  1. Improved Battery
  2. Improved User Interface
  3. Large Icons and Fonts
  4. Revamped Quick Setting Panel
  5. Improved Bixby

And much more. So here’s how you can enjoy these features on your Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge:

1. The Requirements

In order to install and get started with the Android Pie 9.0, you need to have these things installed on your device:

  1. TWRP Recovery
  2. Android Pie ROM (Links given below)
  3. GApps (Links given below)

2. Go to TWRP Recovery

Once you have these things installed on your phone, the next thing you need to do is to go to the TWRP recovery. For this, you need to power off your phone and press the “Volume Up”, “Home Button” and power button, all at once, in order to get to the TWRP Recovery. You will see Samsung’s onscreen once you enter the recovery mode. Now release the buttons.

3. Perform A Typical Factory Reset

When you enter the TWRP recovery mode, you need to go to the “Wipe” option and perform a typical factory reset in order to install the ROM.

4. Download the ROM (Lineage OS 16)

Now go to the install option and navigate until you find the ROM you had previously installed. Select your ROM and swipe to flash it. This process will take a few minutes to complete, so you need to be patient.

5. Root Your Phone

The next thing you need to do is to go to the “Root” option and then select the “System” option. This will restart your device with the ROM installed in it.

6. Go to TWRP Recovery Again and Install GApps

Now repeat the step #2 in order to enter the TWRP recovery mode again and install the GApps, from the install section. Swipe to flash and let your device complete the flashing, that will take some time. And Reboot your system again.

7. Set Up Your Phone

As your phone has been reset, you need to set it up according to your requirements. Sign in to your Gmail account, backup your apps if you want to and accept the terms and conditions. Now set up your fingerprint and finish the set up.

And voila! There you go. Now you can enjoy the Android Pie 9.0 on your Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. This is a beta ROM, it could have bugs. Below is stable version of Lineage OS 15.1 with Android Oreo 8.1

Android Oreo 8.1 Stable Lineage OS 15.1 – Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge

Downloads for Galaxy S7 Edge – Source:
lineage-15.1-20181220_002645-UNOFFICIAL-hero2lte.zip (Google Drive Link) – 479.8 MB
lineage-15.0-20171202_002645-UNOFFICIAL-hero2lte.zip (Mega.nz Link) – 479.8 MB
open_gapps-arm64-8.1-nano-20190109.zip (OpenGapps) – 148 MB
addonsu-15.1-arm64-signed.zip (Root File) – 1 MB

Downloads for Galaxy S7 – Source:

lineage-15.1-20181220_092358-UNOFFICIAL-herolte.zip (Google Drive Link) – 479.8 MB
lineage-15.0-20171202_092358-UNOFFICIAL-herolte.zip (Mega.nz Link) – 479.8 MB
open_gapps-arm64-8.1-nano-20190109.zip (OpenGapps) – 148 MB
addonsu-15.1-arm64-signed.zip (Root File) – 1 MB

If you want to return back to Stock Firmware, you can do it easily with the help of ODIN and Stock Firmware for Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge.

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