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Where does Lineage OS Download OTA Updates?

Some ROMs (including LineageOS) will let you initiate the OTA download and install process from a built-in updater tool. It will download the OTA update and try to boot...
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How to Update from LineageOS 15.1 to 16.0?

The volunteer team behind the most popular Android custom ROM, LineageOS, recently released its official build of 16.0 to the public. While the first set of supported devices is...
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How to Update LineageOS and Regain Root Access With Magisk

If your phone doesn't come with a dual partition system, then you will lose root access every time you install an OTA update. In this article, we will look at how...

CM12: How to Change the Lock Screen Wallpaper

Customizing the lock screen on CyanogenMod is generally pretty straight forward but while the team is working on implementing the proper front end for this, I wanted to show...

CM12: How to Remove the # Symbol in the Status Bar

Not everyone likes the pound / hashtag / # symbol present in the CyanogenMod 12 status bar all the time. So today I have found a way to remove...
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Fixing the TWRP LineageOS OTA Update Modem Version Error

The other day I tried updating my OnePlus 5T to the latest version of LineageOS 16 but it resulted in an error. The built-in updater downloaded the latest LOS16...

CM12: How to Disable the Stock Camera

It is no longer possible to disable the stock camera by ordinary means but I'm going to show you a workaround for disabling the camera in CM12 and CM12.1.

CyanogenMod: How to Enable Pie Controls

Even though a Pie Controls feature isn't baked into CyanogenMod, there's a way for you to get this functionality and here are the steps you need to follow.

CyanogenMod: How to Enable Root Access

Root access is baked right into CyanogenMod but it is buried deep in the Settings menu so let's talk about how to enable root access on CM12, CM12.1 and...

CM12: How to Enable Privacy Guard

Privacy Guard is CyanogenMod 12's version of individual rules for application permissions. Sadly, it isn't enabled by default so today I'm going to show you how to enable CM12...