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Lineage OS gets Android Nougat 7.1.2 as per the latest biweeky update

Back on 20th March, we reported about the changes happened with Lineage OS till 20th March.

Now the company has published another biweekly update to the Lineage OS. The latest update brings updates and changes till 18th April. It has got some very important changes like adoption of Android Nougat 7.1.2 and some new devices.

Major changes since the 3rd of April

  • Android 7.1.2
  • Fixed Extra Tiles issues leading to increased battery usage problems
  • Many minor bugfixes
  • Website and wiki are now using https by default
  • April fools (VoLTE and Br0zip) are now gone
  • With this biweekly update, the company also reveals that they are ready to accept donations via Bitcoin also. Theh are also working on some other partners as well.

Added 14.1 devices :

  • HTC M9 (GSM) – himaul – maintainers: rashed, raymanfx
  • HTC M9 (Verizon) – himawl – maintainers: flyhalf205, rashed, raymanfx
  • Letv LeEco Le 2 (International) – s2 – maintainer: codeworkx
  • Letv LeEco LePro3 – zl1 – maintainers: codeworkx, jrior001
  • LG L90 – w7 – maintainer: mobiusm
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 LTE (Sprint) – lt02ltespr – maintainer: deadman96385
  • Yu Yuphoria – lettuce – maintainers: h2o64, mikeioannina, TheStrix
  • Yu Yureka – tomato – maintainers: h2o64, Meninblack007, mikeioannina

Changes to 14.1 devices :

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE Korean variants (t0ltektt,t0lteskt) are now unified under t0ltekor – maintainers: filiprrs, PoisonNinja
  • klteusc has been merged into klte. To continue receiving updates, flash the latest klte build, as this is the last week of klteusc builds

Removed 14.1 devices :

  • Nextbit Robin – ether
  • Temporarily disabled by maintainers until major bugs are addressed

The Lineage OS team is working hard to provide updates to much more devices but at the end of the day it’s upto developers who work and provide release builds.

Shivam Singh
Shivam defines himself as a gadget lover and likes to cover every news related to gadgets. He has more than 4 years of blogging experience and is Senior Editor at GadgetOx. He has been covering Tech and Gadget news on other well-known Tech sites WinCentral and Nokiapoweruser since long. His other interests include driving and traveling. Write to him at Email: [email protected]
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