Android Nougat 7.1 ROM, BQ Aquaris X5 Lineage OS 14.1 has now arrived via an UNOFFICIAL build. BQ Aquaris X5 announced on 2015. is one of the Mid-Level Mobiles of BQ.It comes with the Marshmallow Version. If you want some more Lineage ROMs or wanna taste the OFFICIAL Lineage build then stay tuned the Lineage OS 14.1 ROM collection page. Before this there was the CM14.1 for BQ Aquaris X5. As always, this Lineage 14.1 for BQ Aquaris X5 is brought to you by CDO. 


This is an initial build which may not boot at all. Installing a custom rom on BQ Aquaris X5 will wipe the stock rom and replace it with a new one. By installing a custom rom on your device and rooting it, you’ll void its warranty. I have tested the procedure on BQ Aquaris X5 successfully but still, you are warned to proceed unless you understand what you’re going to do. The procedure might soft-brick your device. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. You are the only person doing changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

Pre-requisites :-
  • This is firmware has to be installed on the BQ Aquaris X5 model only; if tried on other devices, it might get bricked [To check your device model: Go to Settings >> About phone >> model number].
  • This tutorial will wipe out all your data. Make sure you backup all your data in your phone before proceeding.
  • Make sure the device is Rooted before going forward for ROM installation.
  • Installed Custom(Twrp) Recovery. 
  • At Least 60-80% Battery. 


TWRP recovery link for BQ Aquaris X5
ROM Download link of Lineage 14.1 for BQ Aquaris X5
Lineage Nougat GApps download link for Zuk Z1 LineageOS 14.1 Nougat 7.1 ROM

Step-by-step installation guide

Step 1:  Download BQ Aquaris X5 LineageOS [unofficial] 14.1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM and Google Apps
Step 2: Place the Android Nougat ROM into the phone’s storage memory.

Step 3: Turn off device.

Step 4: Perform Recovery mode sorties by long pressing Volume (Down) + Power key Simultaneously

Step 5: Once entering the TWRP settings menu, clear phone’s memory (full) by selecting ‘Wipe’ option. Once done, select – ‘Swipe to Factory Reset‘ perform factory reset

Step 6: Return to TWRP settings and tap ‘Install‘ and Selecting Downloaded Lineage.Zip file.

Step 7: Approve the installation by tapping ‘Swipe to Confirm Flash’
Step 8: Flashing of the ROM begins and after few minutes, a message ‘Successful‘ appears on the screen, thus completing installation.
Step 9: Return to TWRP settings and tap ‘Install’ Select Downloaded GApps.Zip file in the phone’s memory.

Step 10: Approve the installation by tapping ‘Swipe to Confirm Flash’

Step 11: Reboot your Mobile
Note:- If faced with boot loop problem, navigate back to TWRP settings, and select ‘Wipe cache/dalvik’. This procedure will help resolve any issue with regard to custom ROM installation

That’s it! Your BQ Aquaris X5 should now have Unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 ROM installed on your phone! Go to Settings > About phone to verify.


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