How to Install Lineage Os 14.1 [Android Nougat 7.1] Unofficial Custom Rom on BQ Aquaris X5 Plus (gohan)

[Unofficial] LINEAGE OS 14.1 [Android Nougat 7.1] was made available for the BQ Aquaris X5 Plus. Lineage OS is the new standard for all custom ROMs out there. This Lineage OS 14.1 for BQ Aquaris X5 Plus is pretty stable and most of the features are working fine, being a nightly update the ROM gets updated every night until stable roll out begins. This Unofficial Lineage Os build brings bundled notification, improved battery optimization, and numerous other value-added features to enhance user experience. It gives you all CyanogenMod 14.1 [CM 14.1] features with some major customized that makes your phone more fast and stable. This ROM has supported the most devices and introduced the most features of any custom build of Android. Moreover, the system is light so it will be fast and secured in addition you can remove bloatware and start up programs, you can overclock or undervolt CPU frequencies, Users who want to enjoy Stock android with a lot of Customizations feature can flash this unofficial Lineage os rom on BQ Aquaris X5 Plus.

Official & Unofficial Lineage Os 14.1 page is dedicated to maintain the all available Lineage OS 14.1 (android Nougat 7.1) ROMs available till date. Just stay tuned to these pages if you want the latest Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for your Android device. It is not guaranteed that your device will get an update of Lineage OS but you can hope for the best always.  Here is the installation guide for everyone talks custom ROM, LineageOS 14.1 on BQ Aquaris X5 Plus. The ROM brings Android 7.1.2, various new features and stock Android UI to the device.


This is definitely not a completely stable ROM and is not recommended for your work use, especially the unofficial ROMs. So, proceed at your own risk. Installing a custom ROM on your smart mobile requires the bootloader to be unlocked, 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.

Important: Most of the custom ROM will not have Google Apps in them. So, you will have to download and install GApps manually.

Download Links:

ROM Download link of Lineage 14.1 for BQ Aquaris X5 Plus.
GApps Download Link download link for LineageOS 14.1 Nougat 7.1 ROM


  • This new LineageOS [Unofficial] 14.1 Android Nougat 7.1.1 firmware has to be installed on the BQ Aquaris X5 Plus 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
  1. Download and transfer the Unofficial Lineage os 14.1 custom ROM and Gapps  to your device’s internal storage.
  2. Turn off your phone and enter recovery mode on your Android device by long pressing Volume Down + Power key Simultaneously.
  3. Use recovery menu and select “wipe data factory reset”, after that choose “wipe cache partition”. Next, choose “advanced” and pick “wipe dalvik cache”. 
  4. Return to TWRP Recocery menu and from main menu of recovery now select “Install zip from SD card” and “Choose zip from SD card”. 
  5. Select the Downloaded package and Swipe right confirm flash the ROM on your Android device. Flashing of the ROM begins and after few minutes, a message 'Successful' appears on the screen, thus completing installation.
  6. Return to TWRP Recovery settings and tap 'Install' this time Select Downloaded GApps.Zip file and Swipe right to confirm .
  7. After few minutes, a message 'Successful' appears on the screen, Now Reboot your Mobile.

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