As Android 8.0 Oreo is out by Google, the developers are already started working on building a custom ROM which is based on Android 8.0 Oreo. All thanks to the lineage OS 15 to build this amazing Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM for Redmi Note 4 and now the ROM is available for download and flash to your device. There is no news from Xiaomi to release the Android 8.0 Oreo official update for Redmi Note 4, so if you want to upgrade your Smartphone to the latest Android OS then you are at right place. This latest custom firmware is unofficial early build so you can face some minor bugs but good thing is that you can experience the latest Android 8.0 Oreo OS on your device. The Lineage OS 15 custom ROM comes with many new features like Protected App, New Notification UI, Live Display, PIP, Privacy Guard, Settings Overhaul changes, new Android O Emoji style and much more. Xiaomi has not officially announced it but this is just a custom ROM. Make sure that your device is rooted and installed with the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM (ClockworkMod) to flash this Lineage OS 15 custom ROM on Xiaomi Redmi note 4.
By following this step by step guide, you can update your Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 to Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM. This latest custom firmware comes all the official features of Android 8.0 Oreo and also brings lineage OS features through that you can play and modify your device. This is stable build and you can be used as a daily driver. Before proceeding don’t forget to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing this Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM to Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM and the instructions given in this guide can be used only for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. Check the model number of your Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 from Settings > About Phone.
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Before Getting Started:
- Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before proceeding to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 USB Drivers
- The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 should be rooted with the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your 4X must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is at least above 80% before going ahead.
Steps to Flash Android 8.0 Oreo Lineage OS 15 ROM on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4:
Step No 1: – First, download Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 on the desktop of the PC.
Step No 2: – Plug your device to the PC using its USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.
Step No 3: – Transfer Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo ROM .zip file which you’ve already downloaded from the above links to the root folder of your SD card on the phone.
Step No 4: – Unplug the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 from the PC and power it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time to enter into Recovery Mode.
Step No 6: – While your device is now in CWM Recovery, perform wipe data/factory reset, wipe cache partition and wipe dalvik cache also by navigating to Advanced > Wipe Dalvik Cache.
Note: – wipe dalvik cache will help you to prevent boot loops and other errors while ROM installation.
Step No 7: – Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose to install zip from SD card → choose zip from sd card.
Step No 8: – Navigate to the Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM .zip file which you’ve already transferred to the SD card of your device previously. Select the ROM .zip file using the Power button and confirm the installation to begin.
Step No 9: – Navigate to +++++Go Back+++++ once the installation is completed. From Recovery Menu, reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.
Your Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 will be rebooted and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.
Done! You’ve successfully updated Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 to the latest Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo ROM.