In this detailed guide, we will teach you to know that how you can update your Xiaomi Redmi 1S to Android 8.0 Oreo via Lineage OS 15 custom ROM. Xiaomi released Redmi 1S smartphone on May’2014 and there is no news about Oreo official update, so if you want to get the experience of the latest Android 8.0 Oreo OS on your own device before the official stock firmware released then we recommend you to flash this latest build of Lineage OS 15 custom ROM and test the latest Android OS version. This custom firmware comes with many new features and customizations like Picture in Picture mode, New Android O Emoji style, Settings Overhaul changes, New Notification UI and much more. Also, the ROM comes with lots of fixed bugs and improved performance and stability of your device. This ROM is not officially announced by Xiaomi but just a custom ROM, so you may face some bugs but don’t worry about that they will be fixed with time. 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 Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM on Xiaomi Redmi 1S.
By following this step by step guide, you can easily and quickly update your Xiaomi Redmi 1S to Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM. Full credit goes to XDA developer beanfeast which developed this amazing custom ROM. The ROM brings all the official features from Android 8.0 Oreo. Before proceeding, don’t forget to take a full back up of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing Android 8.0 Oreo on Xiaomi Redmi 1S via Lineage OS 15 custom ROM 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 1S. Check the model number of your Xiaomi Redmi 1S 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 1S by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Xiaomi Redmi 1S USB Drivers
- The Xiaomi Redmi 1S should be rooted with the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your Redmi 1S must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the Xiaomi Redmi 1S is at least above 80% before going ahead.
Steps to Flash Android 8.0 Oreo Lineage OS 15 on Xiaomi Redmi 1S:
Step No 1: – First, download Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM for Xiaomi Redmi 1S 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 1S 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 1S 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 1S to the latest Lineage OS 15 Android 8.0 Oreo ROM.