LineageOS 17.1 adds support for the Google Pixel, Pixel XL, and Nexus 6

LineageOS 17.1 adds support for the Google Pixel, Pixel XL, and Nexus 6

Earlier this month, the team behind the LineageOS custom ROM officially rolled out LineageOS 17.1 based on Android 10. The update introduced several new features to the ROM family, including a new partial screenshot UI that lets you select smaller parts of your screen to capture and edit, a new ThemePicker app from AOSP, the latest Android security patches, support for on-screen fingerprint sensors, support for pop-up and rotating cameras, and much more. As with previous iterations of LineageOS, LineageOS 17.1 was initially available for a handful of popular devices, a list of which can be found in our original announcement post. As expected, the team has now added support for a couple of more devices, including the original Google Pixel, the Pixel XL, and the Nexus 6.


Google Pixel XDA Forums || Google Pixel XL XDA Forums || Nexus 6 XDA Forums

The original Google Pixel (sailfish) and Pixel XL (marlin), which were released all the way back in 2016, received the official Android 10 update back in September last year. Even though there are a plethora of Android 10-based custom ROMs available for these devices already if you’re someone who enjoys additional customization options over stock Android, you can now flash an official build of LineageOS 17.1 on your Google Pixel and Pixel XL by following the links below.

LineageOS 17.1 for the Google Pixel || LineageOS 17.1 for the Google Pixel XL

Along with the original Pixel series, the LineageOS team has also added LineageOS 17.1 support for the Nexus 6 (shamu) from 2014. The device was originally released with Android 5.0 Lollipop and it was only upgraded to Android 7.1.1 Nougat officially. Thanks to the LineageOS 7.1 support, you’ll now be able to enjoy Android 10 on your Nexus 6. You can download the official release by following the link below and follow the instructions in our original announcement post to flash the ROM on the device. In case you hit a snag, you can also visit our Nexus 6 forums to troubleshoot any issues.

LineageOS 17.1 for the Google Nexus 6

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Pranob Mehrotra
Pranob Mehrotra

A Literature and Linguistics graduate with a keen interest in everything Android. When not writing about tech, Pranob spends most of his time either playing League of Legends or lurking on Reddit.

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