Samsung is already gearing up for the release of Android 7.0 Nougat beta builds for Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge with the Galaxy Beta program. And LG has also been rumored to release Android 7.0 Nougat to LG G5 and G4 very soon. But for the unknown, Android 7.1 is already out and is currently available for the Nexus 5X, 6P and Pixel C as a developer preview.
And if you want to get your hands on the freshest release of Android, an unofficial build of CM14.1 is now available for the LG G5. However, it has some of the major functionalities as broken at the moment. But if you like to live life dangerously, you sure can go ahead and install the ROM to your G5 to get a taste of Android 7.1 update.
CM14.1 is an Android 7.1 Nougat based AOSP ROM developed and maintained by CyanogenMod — the most popular custom ROM for Android devices.
This is an unofficial release of CM14.1 for LG G5 and has some major functionalities broke. Do NOT use it as your daily driver yet. Check all details about the ROM below, along with downloads and installation instructions.
LG G5 CM14.1 Build Details
- Developer: King_lilrowrow
- Build status: Unofficial, test build
- Supported models: LG G5 H850, T-Mobile G5 H830
- Original development page: XDA link
- 2D/3D Graphics
- Google Apps
What’s not working (as of 5th Nov, 2016):
- RIL (Data, Calls, Messaging)
LG G5 CM14.1 Downloads
For help installing the ROM on your device, follow our detailed step-by-step guide on installing CM14.1 using a custom recovery like TWRP:
Download Android 7.1 Nougat Gapps
Since this is an AOSP based ROM, you’re require to flash/install a Nougat supported Gapps package separately via recovery to get Google services like Play store and others back on your device.