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Download Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy M20

Written by Hassan Abbas

Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy M20: Now Samsung Galaxy M20 Android 10 update is available. Recently, after Google uncover the latest Android version on their Pixel device. Hence, due to the easy availability of the Android 10 source code, many custom ROMs were developed soon after. However, in this article, we’ll guide you to install LineageOS 17 ROM based Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy M20 using easy steps.

Also, make sure, this is an unofficial software update and not an official Samsung firmware. Hence, there are some chances that you might face a few errors or issues during its use. But fortunately, the developer of this ROM states it to be the most stable Android 10 ROM ever.

However, Android 10 is the 10th version of the Android operating system. Also, it comes with many enhancement over its predecessor. Besides, this LineageOS 17 features some amazing customization which will improve your device performance. Some of Android 10 features are refreshed UI, system-wide dark mode, security update, improved battery with AI support, etc.

Galaxy M20 specs are fully compatible to experience such fast performance LineageOS ROM. However, if you still face any issues during the use of Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy M20, then don’t worry at all. This unofficial firmware is updated every week. Hence, all those issues will be cleared up soon. Are you ready to enjoy Android 10 on Galaxy M20? Then move to the easy steps article mentioned below.


Make sure, proceed at your own risk. Unfortunately, if your phone gets bricked, then we will not be held liable for that.


This Android 10 based Lineage OS 17 ROM is only for Samsung Galaxy M20. Remember Do NOT install this software update on any other device or variant. It will cause permanent damage.


  • It is necessary to charge your phone to a minimum of 60%.
  • Also, take a backup of your important phone data. This process will clear your contacts, apps, messages, and accounts, etc.
  • To recognize your device, install USB drivers on PC.

Download Samsung Galaxy M20 USB drivers.

  • Also, Enable USB debugging mode in your device settings.

How to Enable USB Debugging on Samsung Galaxy M20.

  • Also, flash the latest TWRP recovery on your android device. Please refer:

How to install TWRP on Samsung Galaxy M20.

  • Root your Galaxy M20. Refer:

How to Root Samsung Galaxy M20.

Let’s come and check our Samsung Galaxy M20 Android 10 ROM installation process.

Steps to Install Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy M20:

Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy M20

Follow the steps carefully to install Android 10 on Samsung Galaxy M20:

Step 1:
Firstly, Download LineageOS 17 ROM.

Step 2:

Now, Download GApps. Make sure Do NOT extract the downloaded zip files.

Step 3: 

Switch off your device and boot Galaxy M20 into TWRP recovery mode.

Step 4: 

Then press and hold Volume Up key + Power key simultaneously. After pressing the keys TWRP logo appears, let go of both the keys.

Note: If you are not able to do so, use the TWRP Manager app from Google Play Store.

This is how you can reboot Galaxy M20 into TWRP recovery mode.

Step 5:

Once done, take Nandroid backup. This is the backup of your current Android OS.

How to take Nandroid Backup on Samsung Galaxy M20.

Step 6:

However, tap the Wipe button from the main screen.

Step 7:

Once you tap it, swipe right to start wiping.

Note: This step will remove your phone data. Hence ensure to make a backup before doing this step.

Step 8: 

Again tap on Wipe from the main screen.

Step 9:

Then tap the Advanced Wipe option.

Step 10:

Also, mark Dalvik / ART cache, System, Data and cache partitions.

Note: Do not mark any other partitions other than the mentioned ones.

Step 11:

Also, swipe right to again begin wiping.

We’ll begin Samsung Galaxy M20 Lineage OS 17 ROM flashing process.

Step 12:

Just tap on the Install option. This will display your files present on your device.

Step 13:

Now browse and choose the downloaded Android 10 ROM. Then swipe right to start the Galaxy M20 Lineage OS ROM installation. Wait for a few minutes until the installation completes.

Step 14:

Similarly flash downloaded GApps zip (Google Apps) package file.

Step 15:

Now reboot your phone from Reboot » System.

Note: Make sure the first boot will take more time to start than usual.

Well done! All done!


This is how you can install and download LineageOS 17 custom ROM based Android 10 on the Samsung Galaxy M20 SM-M205F device. If you still face any issues or difficulties, then do let me know. Also, drop a comment if you want to share anything else!

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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years


  • On lineage website I couldn’t find informations about galaxy m20 rom. how did you know that it’s for m20 device? I would like to flash that, but idk if that’s completely compatible.

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