[ROM][UNOFFICIAL][9.0] LineageOS 16.0 for Xperia X [FINAL]

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Senior Member
Jan 6, 2016
Any way to install stock camera?

FM radio work like on stock?

Does sending mms work with data off like on stock?



Jun 27, 2014
How to root this? I already enable adb/app in developers settings. I tried flashing flashable root zips for lineage 16 too. But nothing works.
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Senior Member
Nov 23, 2008
Hi, I got two questions regarding this ROM which came after after dailying it on my Xperia X for two to three weeks now.
1. Is there any way to make a Gcam mod work? Camera2 Probe show "FULL" hardware support level, though when running AOSP9 on this device it showed "LEVEL_3" and Gcam work perfectly on that. So is there a Gcam that work with just "FULL" hardware support level or is there any way to elevate it to "LEVEL_3"?

2. I sometimes experience a black screen when opening an app or switching between apps, which can even be just the Android settings. In need to turn on auto-rotate and rotate the phone into landscape once to make the app show up. Is that a known issue & is there a solution to it?

Everything else seems to run really well with this ROM, so kudos for that!


Senior Member
Nov 23, 2008
I had GPS working perfectly fine using this ROM on my Xperia X but now it can't find my location. Is there anyway to kind of reset it, like is there a GPS cache or something like that? Thanks!


Senior Member
Mar 29, 2013
Had the same experience. After freshly flashing the ROM, I assume the ROM uses cached data from the previous ROM. This one then gets reset and the new ROM (LOS) is not able to rebuild it or something like that. It is super hard to find exact information about this topic. What I know though is that the GPS problem is a kernel specific problem that is widely known throughout the developers (you can look that up on Github, there was a thread about it but I forgot its name) and that in the long run you'll have to live with poor/lazy GPS performance on every costum ROM there is for the X Compact (at least I tried LOS 16 and AOSP 10 and 11 Treble, they all had problems with GPS).


Feb 13, 2016
I had GPS working perfectly fine using this ROM on my Xperia X but now it can't find my location. Is there anyway to kind of reset it, like is there a GPS cache or something like that? Thanks!
Install global positioning system fix magisk module
Restart your phone
Install gps status and toolbox from play store
Then reset gps state
After that download gps state
I fixed it with this way
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    #include <std_disclaimer.h>
    * Your warranty is now void.
    * I am not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards,
    * thermonuclear war, or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please
    * do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM
    * before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications, and if
    * you point the finger at me for messing up your device, I will laugh at you.

    About LineageOS
    LineageOS is a free, community built, aftermarket firmware distribution of Android 9.x (Pie),​
    which is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device.​
    All the source code for LineageOS is available in the LineageOS GitHub repo.​
    And if you would like to contribute to LineageOS, please visit our Gerrit Code Review.​
    Official LineageOS website : http://lineageos.org
    About LineageOS Legal : http://lineageos.org/legal/

    Important Information
    1. This ROM has nothing related to ODM images! So you don't need to ask/install anything like that, just follow the instructions.
    2. This ROM will never work fully with newer versions of Google Camera (GCam)!
    Downloads Links
    LineageOS 16.x:
    Google Applications (optional):
    OpenGapps: http://opengapps.org/ (ARM64->Android 9.0->Pico, Nano or Micro)​
    Information: Flash the GApps before the first boot. If not, a clean flash is recommended.​
    Recommended Recovery (optional):

    Flashing and updating
    LineageOS clean install:
    • Download the latest build of LineageOS ROM
    • Full wipe and factory reset (recommended / backup to make sure not to loose data)
    • Flash the LineageOS ROM zip from the Recovery
    • Flash the GApps to have the Google Applications (optional)
    • Every additional zip you want to flash (optional)
    • Reboot
    LineageOS update/upgrade:
    • Download the latest build of LineageOS ROM
    • Wipe cache and dalvik cache
    • Flash the latest LineageOS ROM zip from the Recovery
    • Every additional zip you want to flash (optional)
    • Reboot
    LineageOS addonsu for root access:
    • Download the addonsu for arm64: LineageOS Downloads / Extras
    • Flash the zip on a working Lineage installation (once)
    • Upon ROM updates, the addonsu is preserved
    • Reboot

    About the builds:

    Issues and reports
    • Report issues only if you are using the ROM kernel
    • If an additional mod is installed, make sure it's unrelated, and mention it
    • Make sure the issue wasn't discussed earlier in the threads
    • Share a log of the error with CatLog for example
    Also thanks to:
    • The LineageOS Team
    • The CyanogenMod Team
    • Everyone involved in working and testing

    ROM OS Version: 9.x Pie
    ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x

    Version Information
    The new build with January 2020 security patches is available!

    Download: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1syBndgMkTK30-tAiBN4QWNc8FtbaQOQk
    The new build is available!
    It includes May 2020 security patches and various improvements like:
    * fingerprint authentication should be fixed for some applications
    * brightness/autobrightness should work better
    * general performance improvements

    This build is currently marked as final.
    Thanks to everyone who used this ROM and helped to improve it by valuable feedback!

    P.S. Please don't ask about LineageOS 17.1 release plans for this device, as I'm not ready to give an ETA at this moment.

    Download: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1woBVJ2z0iJK4TtIKcLW95iuiHeSo1Iyv
    • Boot: Ok
    • Bluetooth: Ok
    • WiFi: Ok
    • WiFi Hotspot: Ok
    • RIL - Phone - Data: Ok
    • GPS: Ok
    • Camera: Ok
    • Camcorder: Ok
    • Lights: Ok
    • MicroSD: Ok
    • Accelerometer: Ok
    • Compass: Ok
    • Gyroscope: Ok
    • QTI sensors: Ok
    • Touchscreen: Ok
    • FM Radio: N/A
    • Fingerprint: Ok
    • Vibrator: Ok
    • Microphone: Ok
    • Audio & music: Ok
    • Bluetooth audio: Ok
    • NFC: Ok (HCE: Ok)
    • Kernel: Ok
    • Graphics: Ok
    • 3D Rendering: Ok
    • Clock: Ok
    • DRM: Ok
    • Offline Charging: Ok
    • USB: Ok
    • USB Tethering: Ok
    • USB OTG: Ok
    • Encryption: Ok
    • SEPolicies: Enforcing
    The new build is available!

    It was decided to release another final build.
    The main reason for this was to solve an issue with the fingerprint scanner, when it could become unavailable after a while.
    As a bonus, this build also includes July security patches.

    Download: https://drive.google.com/file/d/18qJ9OnR5vRzcnxD96LqEZbcW9vEywqVd/view?usp=sharing