How to install Android Nougat based CM14 on LG L40 D170

The LG L40 D170 won’t be getting Android 7.0 Nougat officially from LG for sure, but that doesn’t mean you be able to boot the freshest release of Android on your device. Thanks to the folks over at Android Forums, we now have an uofficial build of CM14 for LG L40.

CM14 is an Android 7.0 Nougat based AOSP ROM developed and maintained by CyanogenMod — the most popular custom ROM for Android devices.

This is an alpha release ROM and might not be suitable for every day usage. Check all details about the ROM below, along with downloads and installation instructions.

LG L40 D170 CM14 Build Details

  • Developer: vm03
  • Build status: Unofficial, test build
  • Supported models: LG L40 D170
  • Original development page: Android forums link
 What’s working (as of 4th Oct, 2016):
  • Display
  • touchscreen and multituch
  • Hardware 3D rendring
  • RIL – SMS, MMS, calls…
  • WiFi
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, USB tethering
  • Audio – speaker, headphone, mic, routing, voip calls, etc
  • SD card
  • Hardware video decoding and encoding
  • Sensors
  • FM radio
  • Double tap to wake

What’s not working (as of 4th Oct, 2016):

  • Screen during boot up.
  • Mobile data
  • Camera – photo and video

LG L40 D170 CM14 Downloads

[icon name=”download” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Download CM14 for LG L40 D170

For help installing the ROM on your device, follow our detailed step-by-step guide on installing CM14 using a custom recovery like TWRP:

[icon name=”hand-o-right” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] How to Install CM14 Using TWRP and Cyanogen Recovery

Download Android 7.0 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.

[icon name=”download” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Download Android 7.0 Nougat Gapps

Happy Androiding!

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