As of now, there are 5 Custom ROMs for LG Stylo 3 Plus which are Lineage OS, Resurrection Remix, AOKP, AICP, and Incipient OS.
In this post, we’re going to install and test each of these to check out which one is a stable ROM and can be used as a daily driver.
Out of these, the most popular is the Lineage OS. The rest of the Custom ROMs are based on Lineage OS itself with added features and customizations.
Let’s check out how to install Lineage OS custom ROM on Stylo 3 Plus and what extra features we get as compared to LG stock ROM.
NOTE: Before moving further make sure that you’ve installed TWRP Custom Recovery on your Stylo 3 Plus. For Lineage OS, AICP & Resurrection Remix, 32-bit TWRP is required. However, for AOKP and Incipient OS, 64-bit TWRP needs to be installed.
How to Install Lineage OS Custom ROM on LG Stylo 3 Plus MetroPCS MP450 / T Mobile TP450
Gone are the days when we used to root our phones in one click with an android apk file without using a computer. Kingroot was a popular rooting app until Android Lollipop. However, today most of the phones cannot be rooted even using a computer.
Even if we talk about LG Stylo 3, it is released by almost every US prepaid carrier including Boost Mobile, Cricket, Straight Talk, Tracfone, MetroPCS, T-Mobile, etc. However, except MetroPCS/T-Mobile all other variants of Stylo 3 are unrootable due to the locked bootloader. Correct me if I’m wrong. As I own MetroPCS variant of Stylo 3 I was able to root it quite easily.
Let’s check out how to root LG Stylo 3 Plus with the help of this easy to follow the tutorial –
How to Root LG Stylo 3 Plus MetroPCS MP450 / T-Mobile TP450
The pre-requisites for rooting LG Stylo 3 Plus are –
We cannot root our Stylo 3 with stock recovery and after flashing TWRP rooting would be a one-click process. So without wasting time let’s do the needful.
Before moving ahead make sure that you know how to enter into the recovery mode. You should get a hang of it because after writing TWRP recovery file in the fastboot mode we need to enter recovery mode in one go without fail else the whole process needs to be repeated. Go through this post to learn how to enter recovery mode on LG Stylo 3.
How to Flash TWRP on LG Stylo 3 Plus
Let’s begin by downloading the necessary files first –
The first one is Minimal ADB & Fastboot – This must be already installed on your PC if you followed the bootloader unlocking tutorial. Download the setup file from the below link and install it on your PC. Thanks to shimp208@xda for making this awesome tool.
The second file is the no-verity-opt-encrypt-6.0.zip file. After booting into TWRP for the first time we’ve to flash this file else stock recovery would replace TWRP on the next boot. Download the file from below link