LineageOS 19 is now available for the Moto Edge 20, Google ADT-3, and Dynalink 4K Box

LineageOS 19 is now available for the Moto Edge 20, Google ADT-3, and Dynalink 4K Box

After releasing LineageOS 19 based on Android 12 for the OnePlus 8 series, Galaxy A52 4G, and Galaxy A72 late last month, the LineageOS team has now extended support to three more devices. The latest devices to make it to the LineageOS 19 build roster include the Moto Edge 20, the Google ADT-3, and Walmart’s Dynalink 4K Box.

The Moto Edge 20 is a mid-range device from last year. It packs Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 778G chip, a 6.7-inch 144Hz OLED display, a 108MP quad-camera setup, and a 4,000mAh battery. The phone launched with Android 11, but Motorola has since updated it to Android 12. If you’re not a fan of the stock Android 12 release, you can now flash LineageOS 19 on it to see if it offers a better experience.

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The Google ADT-3 is an Android TV device for developers. Google launched it with Android TV 10 back in January 2020 to help developers test their apps on a device running the release. If you still have it lying around, you can now update it to Android 12 with LineageOS 19.

Similarly, the Dynalink 4K Box is an Android TV device from Walmart that launched with Android TV 10. Although Dynalink has been doing a decent job of releasing firmware updates for the device, it hasn’t rolled out an OS upgrade. So, if you want to try out Android 12 on the device, you can flash LineageOS 19 by following the link provided below.

Sr. No. Device and Forum Link Device codename and Wiki Link Maintainer
1. Moto Edge 20 berlin
  • npjohnson
  • SGCMarkus
2. Google ADT-3 deadpool
  • npjohnson
  • stricted
  • webgeek1234
  • deadman96385
  • trautamaki
  • luca020400
  • aleasto
3. Dynalink 4K Box wade
  • npjohnson
  • bgcngm
  • stricted
  • webgeek1234
  • deadman96385
  • trautamaki
  • luca020400
  • aleasto

Notably, flashing LineageOS on an Android TV box is quite different than doing so on smartphones/tablets. For instance, the regular fastboot oem unlock or fastboot flashing unlock commands for bootloader unlocking aren’t applicable to the aforementioned Android TV devices. Furthermore, the platform requires the dtb and dtbo partitions to be flashed prior to the custom recovery flashing. We strongly suggest to go through the installation instructions in the Wiki pages linked above and other linked documentation provided in our forums to avoid unforeseen issues.

When it comes to installing LineagesOS on phones, though, the procedure is fairly trivial. You’ll have to unlock your device’s bootloader first and then install a custom recovery like TWRP. If you’re not sure how to go about that, you can follow the steps provided in our how to install a custom ROM and how to install TWRP guides. Once you’re done unlocking the bootloader and installing TWRP, follow the installation instructions from the LineageOS Wiki. Also, take a backup of your data, or you might lose it during installation.

Note that LineageOS 19 does not come with Google apps pre-installed. You’ll have to flash a suitable GApps package after installing the ROM if you want to use any Google apps or services. Check out our guide on how to download and install the latest GApps for detailed instructions. Keep in mind that not all GApps distributions offer Android TV-compatible packages, so make sure to choose the right one for the Android TV devices.

Along with extending LineageOS 19 support to these three devices, the LineageOS team has added the Sony Xperia X and the Sony Xperia X Compact to the LineageOS 18.1 build roster. In addition, the team has dropped the Zenfone Max M1 and Zenfone Max M2 from the LineageOS 18.1 build roster.

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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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