If you feel bored with the stock Android version on your phone, Through this post, you can download and install LineageOS 15.1 Oreo 8.1 on Huawei MediaPad M5 easily using TWRP recovery.
Huawei MediaPad M5 powered by Octa-core 1.6 GHz HiSilicon Kirin 960 chipset, the device has 4 GB RAM and 64/128 GB ROM, up to 256 GB via microSD. Huawei MediaPad M5 comes with 8 MP in front & 13 MP in back.
Huawei MediaPad M5 offers a 10.8-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels, The Huawei MediaPad M5 Run EMUI 8.0 based on Android 8.0 Oreo and comes in 2 Colors (Space Gray, Champagne Gold). and powered by Non-removable Li-Po 7500 mAh battery. The Huawei MediaPad M5 Price is about 500 EURO.
Read Before You Proceed: 1-We huaweiflash.com & the developers are not to be held responsible if you damage or brick your device. 2-If you decide to install custom ROM, you would want to make a back-up of all your data. 3-This custom ROM is only for your Huawei MediaPad M5 device, We highly recommend not trying this custom ROM on any other device.
Download and Install LineageOS 15.1 Oreo 8.1 on Huawei MediaPad M5:
- Charge your device 60-70% to avoid any interruptions during the installation
- Install Huawei MediaPad M5 USB Driver: Download link
- TWRP recovery installed in your Huawei: Download link
- Download Huawei MediaPad M5 LineageOS 15.1: Download link
- Download Gapps file for your Huawei MediaPad M5: Download link
1- Copy the LineageOS 15.1 ROM and Google Apps zip files in the phone’s storage or SD card.
2- Boot your Huawei MediaPad M5 into TWRP recovery
- Power OFF your Huawei mobile completely.
- Press and hold the Volume UP and Power button simultaneously for a few seconds.
3- In the TWRP recovery menu tab on Wipe ==> Advanced Wipe ==> and Check: Dalvik, Cache, Data, and System, and swipe to confirm Wiping.
4- Go back to the main menu and tap on Install ==> locate the LineageOS 15.1 zip file and select it.
5- Tap on Add more ZIPs ==> select the GApps ZIP file. and Finally, swipe to confirm the installation process. and Wait for the process to complete and reboot your phone.
6- That’s all! You have now flashed the LineageOS 15.1 Oreo 8.1 on Huawei MediaPad M5.
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