Google Pixel XL ‘marlin’ unofficial LineageOS 18 stable ROM – Download/Tutorial

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 is the final build released by Google for it’s first generation Pixel twins. Just a few months back we posted a guide on flashing Android 10 custom ROM on the device now Android 11 based LineageOS 18 custom ROM available for Google Pixel and Pixel XL.

You’ll be glad to know that popular LineageOS 18 unofficial builds are now up for several devices including the Pixel and Pixel XL. The ROM brings all the latest features from Android 11 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 11 via unofficial Lineage OS 18 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 11 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 11 LineageOS 18 ROM on Pixel XL.

Pixel XL LineageOS 18 ROM: Features

Google introduced the latest version of Android OS called Android 11 last year, and as of now multiple OEM’s have done or undergoing sending Android 11 OS for their device. Once you install the Android 11 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 unofficial Lineage OS 18 for Google Pixel XL ‘marlin’

Your device’s bootloader must be unlocked. Follow these instruction to unlock it.

Once done with the bootloader unlock, download TWRP recovery for Pixel XL here and then for the flashing process follow instruction over here.

Now it seems you are all set for the installation process.

Grab the LineageOS 18 ROM and Gapps zip from the link below.

Process to install LineageOS 18 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 11 custom ROM on Pixel XL right away.

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