Install LineageOS 16.0 on ZTE Axon 10 Pro Compact [Android 9 Pie]

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Those who want to flash their ZTE Axon 10 Pro device with Android 9 Pie Custom ROM, then here is a good news.  Those who have been wondering to install the latest Stock ROM Firmware on your device, can now rejoice as they can flash the latest Android 9.0.0 LineageOS 16.0 Custom ROM software on their device.

ZTE Axon 10 Pro is a 5G device, and comes with 855 chipset. It has 6.47-inch bezel-less AMOLED display, with water-drop notch and 398PPI pixel density. A 4000 mAh battery powers the device, which supports quick-charge 4 technology.

So, if you own a ZTE Axon 10 Pro, you can install the latest update for your device, which comes with LineageOS 16.0, that is based on Android 9.0. The update often aims to increase system stability and increase the performance of the device, as well as incorporating new features.

Brief Intro to LineageOS

LineageOS is the successor of CyanogenMod Custom ROM firmware. It is widely available for almost 200 devices officially, whereas unofficial builds supports huge list of devices. LineageOS is based on AOSP source code, similar to the Resurrection Remix, SlimROM, Omni, AOKP, Paranoid etc. Though LineageOS comes with all the features provided by Stock Android, but also offers huge list of customization features.

In the below guide, step by step procedure to flash/ install newest LineageOS 16.0 Android 9.0 on ZTE Axon 10 Pro. The download link for this Stock ROM has been added to the pre-requisite section. You can simply flash the Custom ROM Firmware .zip or .img file manually through the below guide.

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Firmware Details:

Android Version: Android 9 Pie

UI Version: Stock UI

Firmware Versions: LineageOS 16.0

Model: ZTE Axon 10 Pro

Release Date: September 2019

Android security patch level: 2019

Disclaimer: covers although everything in a very neat and a processed manner so that our readers get exactly what they want, still there are meager chances of basic issues that may arise out of the listed steps here. Hence it is in sole interest of the user to follow the steps very cautiously so as to stay away from any mishappenings with your device.

Updating or flashing the Stock ROM firmware or Custom ROM firmware updates certainly without any doubt comes with risk to brick device. If you brick the device, while upgrading the firmware of your smartphone, then kindly be in touch with the Official Service center of Motorola near your location. in no way will be held responsible for warranty void or your bricked device.


Ensure to check your model number, which must be:


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  • ZTE Axon 10 Pro

You must have to ensure that prior to rooting your phone , you have read thoroughly the disclaimer and you agree to proceed further on your risk.

  • Phone Should be Charged

Your phone must be 70% charged atleast else, it may lead to complications sometimes while experimenting. Why to take risk, try to charge it fully.

  • Back Up

If you are either going to root your phone or install a Custom ROM, it is a good habit to make a back up of your phone. Make a back up of all your media like images, videos and all on your PC and your contacts on Cloud.

  • Enable USB Debugging

You must enable USB debugging option by going in to Settings, Applications and Developer options.

Downloads For Updating ZTE Axon 10 Pro

Download platform-tools/ SDK Tools package from Android SDK on PC from here. (Android command line tools> SDK Tools package)

Download Latest Android 9 Pie LineageOS 16.0 Custom ROM for ZTE Axon 10 Pro from here

Download GApps from here

How to Manually Flash ZTE Axon 10 Pro with Android 9.0 based LineageOS 16.0 Custom ROM

Note: Before you proceed with the below mentioned steps, your device must have TWRP flashed and rooted already.

Step 1: Transfer the downloaded file to the internal storage / SD card of your ZTE Axon 10 Pro smartphone.

Step 2: Now, just boot into the recovery. From the TWRP interface, you can optionally backup the Stock ROM. Though, I would recommend to backup the Stock ROM. Because if in case process gets failed, you can flash the Stock ROM.

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Install TWRP 3;0

Step 3: Tap on Install ‘, and then navigate to the file ‘’ and swipe to confirm flash (located at the bottom of the screen). The flashing process of flashing the Mokee Custom ROM has been started and will take few seconds to complete.

Congratulations, you have successfully flashed LineageOS 16.0 Custom ROM based on Android 9.0 on your ZTE Axon 10 Pro device. If you faced any issue while flashing, then do not hesitate to let’s know in the comments section below.

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