How to Root by Downloading and Installing LineageOS su add-on - How to Root by Downloading and Installing LineageOS su add-on to root the devices with LineageOS ROM installed. This tutorial show you how to root with official method instead using SuperSU or MagiskSU to gain root access.

Installing LineageOS Su Add-on from recovery

  1. Download the Su Add-on install package that you’d like to install or wich available at the bottom of this page here
  2. Place the LineageOS Su Add-on .zip package, as well as any other .zip packages on the root of /sdcard:
    • Using adb: adb push /sdcard/
    • You can use any method you are comfortable with. adb is universal across all devices, and works both in Android and recovery mode, providing USB debugging is enabled.
  3. If you aren’t already in recovery, reboot into recovery:
    • Use te respective combination key to boot. It should be different methods each devices.
  4. (Optional, but recommended): Select the Backup button to create a backup.
  5. Select Wipe and then Advanced Wipe.
  6. Do not wipe anything! But it is okay to wipe dalvick/art cache only then Swipe to Wipe.
  7. Go back to return to main menu, then select Install.
  8. Navigate to /sdcard, and select the LineageOS Su Add-on .zip package.
  9. Follow the on-screen prompts to install the package.
  10. Once installation has finished, return to the main menu, select Reboot, and then System.
Download LineageOS SU Add-on below, and make sure you chose the correct package for your device.
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