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Update Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X to Android 7.1.2 Nougat via Android One Custom ROM

Android One is the new custom ROM that bring the latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X variants. The Redmi Note 4X might be a mid-range device but still this can be updated to Android 7.1.2 Nougat. The new Android One custom firmware comes with the official OS version as well as all the features of the Xiaomi Mi A1 are pre-loaded on this custom ROM. So by flashing this custom ROM, you can test all the features, customizations and changes seen in the Xiaomi Mi A1. The XDA senior member GLokin666 developed this amazing custom ROM which brings the September security update. This is a stable build and can be used as a daily driver. This ROM is not officially announced by Xiaomi but 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 Android One Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X.

You can easily and quickly update your Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X to Android One Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM by following this simple step by step guide. This latest custom ROM comes with all bug fixes and brings tons of new features and improvements for your Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X. Before proceeding don’t forget to take a full backup of all your valuable data. If you are interested in installing Android 7.1.2 Nougat OS on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X via Android One custom ROM then go ahead and follow the given steps.

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Note:

The Android One Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM and the instructions given in this guide can be used only for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X. Check the model number of your Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X from Settings > About Phone.

Warning:

AndroidXDA.net will not be held responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X during or after the installation of Android One Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM. Proceed at your own risk.

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 4X by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
  • Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X USB Drivers on the PC.
  • The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X should be rooted with the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
  • The bootloader of your Redmi Note 4X must be unlocked.
  • Make sure that the battery level of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X is at least above 80% before going ahead.

Required Files:

Steps to Flash Android 7.1.2 Nougat Android One on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X:

Step No 1: – First, download Android One Android 7.1.2 Nougat custom ROM for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X on the desktop of the PC.

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Step No 2: – Plug your device to the PC using its USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.

Step No 3: – Transfer Android One Android 7.1.2 Nougat 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 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 Android One Android 7.1.2 Nougat 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 4X will be rebooted and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.

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Done! You’ve successfully updated Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X to the latest Android One Android 7.1.2 Nougat ROM.

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