CyanogenMod is Dead and Lineage OS took over it but while having the same codebase but with few tweaks. 

The Official Lineage OS ROM has just been started rolling out and Honor 5X has got its official build. Below are the instructions on how to flash with download links.


Install Lineage OS on Honor 5X

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 excellent article on how to flash TWRP and root Honor 5X 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.

3) Download Lineage OS for Honor 5X From here.

4) Download Gapps for google apps from here

5) Copy the downloaded files to the internal storage of your Honor 5X.

6) Shut down your Android device and then hold Volume Down and Power button simultaneously to boot into recovery.Power On TWRP

8) Go back to the home page of the TWRP then tap on -->"Install", then navigate to the folder where you have copied the Lineage OS rom and the Gapps file which you downloaded before.TWRP Install Lineage OS

9) Select the -->"Lineage OS rom zip file" and then click on -->"Add More Zip Files", then select the -->"Open Gapps Zip File", then swipe to confirm the flash and wait until it gets completed. Have patience as it may take 5-20 minutes for installation. Lineage OS and Open Gapps

11) Now select your Language and configure your device like you would do when you have brought an new Android.

12) While configuring your google account if you are redirected back to the first stage of configuration then disconnect from the wifi and turn of your Mobile data and skip google account configuration for now and you will be good to go!


Links:-

Unlock bootloader and flash TWRP :-  http://bit.ly/2j8veTo

TWRP for Honor 5X :- https://dl.twrp.me/kiwi/

Lineage OS for Honor 5X :- https://download.lineageos.org/kiwi

Gapps for Honor 5X :- http://opengapps.org/


I didn't Install this as I don't have an Honor 5X 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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