Android 7.1.2 Nougat is now live for Xiaomi Mi 6 via AICP OS custom ROM. The AICP OS ROM is quite famous for its custom made features taken from all CM, Lineage, Slim, Omni AOSPA, etc. Now you can test the latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS experience on your own device. This amazing AICP custom ROM comes with tons of new features, customizations, enhanced user’s experience and improved your system stability. This is a stable build and can be used as a daily driver. Also, the Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom firmware is light so it will be fast, secured and smoothly run on your Xiaomi Mi 6. This custom firmware is developed by third party developers, not officially announced by Xiaomi but just a custom. So you may face some bugs and lags but don’t worry they were no major bugs and will be fixed soon. 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 AICP OS Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM on Xiaomi Mi 6.
By following this step by step guide, you can easily and quickly update your Xiaomi Mi 6 to AICP OS Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM. Official firmware is good but custom ROMs gives you many other extra features and enhance the performance of your device than before. This latest custom ROM comes with all the official Android 7.1.2 Nougat features and also brings some aftermarket features and changes which is not possible to get in the official stock firmware. If you are interested in updating your Xiaomi Mi 6 to AICP OS Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The AICP OS Android 7.1.2 custom ROM and the instructions given in this guide can be used only for the Xiaomi Mi 6. Check the model number of your Xiaomi Mi 6 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 Mi 6 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Xiaomi Mi 6 USB Drivers
- The Xiaomi Mi 6 should be rooted with the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your Mi 6 must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the Xiaomi Mi 6 is at least above 80% before going ahead.
Steps to Flash Android 7.1.2 AICP OS Nougat on Xiaomi Mi 6:
Step No 1: – First, download AICP OS Android 7.1.2 custom ROM for Xiaomi Mi 6 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 AICP OS 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 Mi 6 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 AICP OS 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 Mi 6 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 Mi 6 to the latest AICP OS Android 7.1.2 ROM.