Install Lineage Os 14.1 [Android Nougat 7.1] Unofficial Custom Rom on Huawei P9 Lite (VNS)

LINEAGE OS 14.1 [Android Nougat 7.1] [Unofficial]  was made available for the Huawei P9 Lite (VNS). Lineage OS is the new standard for all custom ROMs out there.  As Lineage OS is a rebrand of CyanogenMod, you can expect same features along with some new features. 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. It’s quite stable for daily use. As we know CyanogenMod project is gone, but Lineage OS continues in its place and picks up where CM left off with version 14.1. Official Lineage OS builds are already rolling out to many supported devices. Download the latest Lineage OS 14.1 On Huawei P9 Lite (VNS) which has fixed bugs and improved performance 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 and some LOS features like such LiveDisplay, Privacy Guard, Protected App, Profiles and so on. With the new Lineage OS, you can enjoy the latest features which comes with Android Nougat as well as LineageOS features. This is not an official LineageOS ROM built for Huawei P9 Lite (VNS), but you can enjoy the real feature made from the LineageOS gerrit. 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 Huawei P9 Lite (VNS).


This Unofficial Lineage os is definitely not a completely stable ROM and is not recommended for daily 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 android custom ROM not have Google Apps in them. So, you will have to download and install GApps manually.

Download Links:

ROM Download link for Huawei P9 Lite (VNS)
GApps Download Link download link for LineageOS 14.1 Nougat 7.1 ROM


  • This new LineageOS 14.1 [Unofficial] Android Nougat 7.1.x firmware has to be installed on the Huawei P9 Lite (VNS) model only; if tried on other devices, it might get bricked [To check your device model: Go to Settings >> About phone >> model number]
  • Please make sure the device is rooted before going forward for custom ROM installation. Rooting Guides.
  • You will loose the original ROM or any CUSTOM ROM if you already installed on your phone. Make sure to back all the data by installing TWRP in the smartphone.
  • Make sure to install USB drivers on the PC.
  • Please Charge your phone up to 70 - 80% 
  • 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 / external storage.
  2. Switch off your Smart phone and enter in to 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 Huawei P9 Lite (VNS) should now have Unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 ROM installed on your phone! Go to Settings > About phone to verify It is not guaranteed that your device will get an update of Lineage OS but you can hope for the best always. 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.