Now you can upgrade and enjoy the latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS on Xiaomi Redmi 4X by installing the crDroid custom firmware. As you know that Xiaomi has not yet released the official Android 7.1.2 Nougat for Redmi 4X, but now you can get the latest Nougat OS experience on your device by flashing this custom ROM. All thanks to the developer to provide this amazing custom firmware which comes with the latest security patch and brings tons of new features like Enhanced Doze Mode, System UI Tuner, Don Not Disturb, New Settings Panel Redesigned, Multi Window support, restart setting to power menu and much more. The crDroid is build this Android 7.1.2 Nougat customs ROM to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for Xiaomi Redmi 4X. Xioami has not officially announced this ROM as this is just a custom ROM. Make sure that your device must be rooted and installed with the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM (ClockworkMod) to flash this crDroid custom ROM on Xiaomi Redmi 4X.
By following this simple step by step guide, you can easily and quickly update your Xiaomi Redmi 4X to crDroid Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM. This latest custom firmware is quite famous with its custom made features from all CM, Lineage, Slim, Omni AOSP and etc. Before proceeding, don’t forget to take a full backup of all your valuable data because while flashing this ROM your entire data will be wiped. If you are interested in updating your Xiaomi Redmi 4X to the crDroid Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The crDroid Android 7.1.2 custom ROM and the instructions given in this guide can be used only for the Xiaomi Redmi 4X. Check the model number of your Xiaomi Redmi 4X from Settings > About Phone.
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 4X by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Xiaomi Redmi 4X USB Drivers
- The Xiaomi Redmi 4X 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 4X is at least above 80% before going ahead.
Steps to Flash Android 7.1.2 crDroid Nougat on Xiaomi Redmi 4X:
Step No 1: – First, download crDroid Android 7.1.2 custom ROM for Xiaomi Redmi 4X 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 crDroid Android 7.1.2 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 4X 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 crDroid Android 7.1.2 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 4X 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 4X to the latest crDroid Android 7.1.2 ROM.