Google’s 2016 flagship Pixel XL was a great device of it time, even now in 2020 the camera on Pixel devices is still competing with some of the latest flagships. Pixel XL was released with Android 7.0 Nougat OS and then got updates all the way up to Android 10. The Android 10 OS was the final build released by Google for it’s first generation Pixel devices. There is still no Android 11 custom ROM available for Pixel devices but still if you want to upgrade your device firmware on Android 10 OS via any custom ROM then we recommend you to try the official Lineage 17.1 ROM.
You’ll be glad to know that popular LineageOS 17.1 official builds are now available for several devices including the Pixel and Pixel XL. The ROM brings all the latest features from Android 10 OS so if you own a Google Pixel XL code name ‘marlin’ then this guide is for you. In this post we’ll guide you through out the process to download install Android 10 Q via official Lineage OS 17.1 ROM on your Pixel XL.
The device comes with top of the line hardware of it’s time but running custom ROMs should be a piece of cake for it, thanks to the snapdragon 820 processor. The Lineage OS 10 ROM for Pixel XL is a nightly build that means it is continuing it’s journey towards stability but most of the features are working fine, if you are interested to flash the ROM on your device then just follow the instructions below to download and install Android 10 LineageOS 17.1 ROM on Pixel XL.
Pixel XL LineageOS 17.1 ROM: Features
Google introduced the latest version of Android OS called Android 10 last year, and as of now multiple OEM’s have done or undergoing sending Android 10 OS for their device. Once you install the Android 10 on your device, there are a plenty of new features come packed with the system, including revamped system UI, new gesture navigation, improved privacy and location control. The new OS also focuses on security of the device, it offers enhanced app permissions, system wide dark UI, smart replies, new emojis, Focus mode which is similar to the Do Not Disturb mode and much more.
Download official Lineage OS 17.1 for Pixel-XL ‘marlin’
Your device’s bootloader must be unlocked. Follow these instruction to unlock it.
Now it seems you are all set for the installation process.
Grab the LineageOS 17-1 ROM and Gapps zip from the link below.
Process to install LineageOS 17-1 ROM on Pixel XL
We recommend you to make a Nandroid back up before heading to the installation process. Here is the guide to make a nandroid backup it right away.
Once done with the backup thing, now here is the final most interesting and easy process, we have made each separate for your ease, just follow these instruction to flash Android 10 custom ROM on Pixel XL right away.
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