Lineage OS the new CyanogenMod! Yep CyanogenMod has been shut down now and all the Official developments has been stopped for CyanogenMod but the good news is that they have announced Lineage OS and further development from here will happen on the CyanogenMod code but in the name of Lineage OS.
The Official Lineage OS ROM hasn't been developed yet but they have been updating the source code in their GitHub Repository. The good news is that developers have been working around the clock to bring Lineage OS early to the Devices and ZTE Axon 7 (ailsa_ii)has got its unofficial Lineage OS ROM. All thanks to the developers rhcp011235.
Disclaimer:-This is an early build and may not be stable heck! it may not even boot. Have a complete backup before Flashing this. Try this at your own risk you could even brick your phone
Note:- All the required Links are at the end of this post.
Install Lineage OS on ZTE Axon 7
1) You Need to have a Unlocked bootloader and have a custom recovery like TWRP flashed. If you haven't already done then there is an article on how to flash TWRP and root ZTE Axon 7 read it here
2) Take a Complete Backup of your Device. This is the most important step as if you screw up something you'll have a complete backup so you can restore to the previous state. Here is a video on How to Backup your android.
4) Download Gapps for google apps from here.
5) Copy the downloaded files to the internal storage of your ZTE Axon 7.
Unlock bootloader and flash TWRP :- http://bit.ly/2jop85H
Download TWRP for ZTE Axon 7 :- https://dl.twrp.me/ailsa_ii/
Download Lineage OS for ZTE Axon 7 Build By rhcp011235 :- http://bit.ly/2joomWy
Download Gapps for ZTE Axon 7 :- http://opengapps.org/
Devolper's Android File Host Profile:- http://bit.ly/2iQlD52
I didn't Install this as I don't have an ZTE Axon 7 device and the Images may be different for you but the procedure will be 99% same below is the video where i install lineage OS on OnePlus 2 its just for reference. if you have any problem watch the video.
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