ZTE Axon 7 The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels. The ZTE Axon 7 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.The ZTE Axon 7 is powered by 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the ZTE Axon 7 packs a 20-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front camera.
THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD WHICH MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL. HAVE A BACKUP BEFORE FLASHING THIS AND TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Installing a custom ROM on a ZTE Axon 7 (ailsa_ii) requires the bootloader to be unlocked on the ZTE Axon 7 (ailsa_ii) phone, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. 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.
TWRP recovery link for ZTE Axon 7 (ailsa_ii)
ROM Download link of Lineage 14.1 for ZTE Axon 7 (ailsa_ii)
Lineage Nougat GApps download link for LineageOS 14.1 Nougat 7.1 ROM
- This new LineageOS [unofficial] v14.1 Android 7.1.1 Nougat firmware has to be installed on the ZTE Axon 7 (ailsa_ii) model only; if tried on other devices, it might get bricked [To check your device model: Go to Settings >> About phone >> model number]
- Make sure the device is rooted before going forward for custom ROM installation
- Make sure to back all the data by installing TWRP in the smartphone.
- Make sure to install USB drivers on the PC.
- Make sure the device has more than 80 percent battery.
- If you face force close, go to Settings >> Setupwizard >> Give permission
Step-by-step installation guide
Step 1: Download ZTE Axon 7 (ailsa_ii) 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 ZTE Axon 7 (ailsa_ii) should now have Unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 ROM installed on your phone! Go to Settings > About phone to verify.