Recently Android 10 Q is launched and that to continue on AOSP 10. Now, with the updates, Xiaomi Redmi 5A is ready to get the unofficial version of the Lineage OS 17.1 designed and developed by ’sunnyraj84348’ a reputed Developer of XDA forum.
Well, Xiaomi Redmi 5A launched in March 2019 and did come with the Android 9.0 Pie. Now, the good news is you can now enjoy the Lineage OS 17.1 based on Android 10 Q on your Xiaomi Redmi 5A device.
LineageOS 17.1 for Redmi 5A
The LOS 17.1 undoubtedly is one of the most stable customs ROM available on the web. The Android 10 Q is Google’s 10 family version of the Android operating system with a plethora of new features and upgraded system UI. The search giant Google ditches the desert name, which every Android OS comes with, and that’s a good move.
In this article, you’ll get to know about the in-depth knowledge of how to install LineageOS 17.1 for Redmi 5A. Now, before moving on, you need to first unlock the bootloader and running the latest TWRP Recovery.
In case you’re using the older version, then you might see the TWRP Error 7 while installing custom ROM on your device. Let’s quickly get started without wasting time.
Disclaimer:- We at OfficialLineageOS are not responsible for any kind of damage or error that occurs to your handset while installing the guide. This is a custom ROM that might have any bugs or stability issues. So, we don’t recommend you to use this firmware as your daily driver. Proceed at your own risk.
i) Get the Lineage OS 17.1 file supported by Xiaomi Redmi 5A.
ii) Unlock the device bootloader at first.
iii) You need TWRP Recovery on Redmi 5A.
iv) Download three things:-
- TWRP file
- Lineage OS 17 Zip file
- Supported GApps file
v) Make sure your device has at least 60% battery for a smoother process.
vi) Take a full backup of your device without rooting it.
Note:- Do remember backup helps you if anything goes wrong, you can quickly restore all the data.
Steps to Install LineageOS 17.1 for Redmi 5A
i) First, you need to copy the TWRP image file, GApps file, and LOS 17.1 ROM zip file to there internal memory of your device.
ii) Reboot your ‘Redmi 5A into recovery mode.’
iii) Once you boot into TWRP recovery mode, you can see the recovery menu. Tap on the install button >> Install Image >> Select the TWRP Image file from the location.
iv) Swipe right to ‘confirm flash.’
v) Again reboot to recovery mode.
vi) A TWRP menu will again appear, you need to go to the ‘wipe section.’ Select the Advanced Wipe >> Select the data, system, vendor, cache.
Choose the ‘swipe option’ to ‘wipe it.’
vii) Flash the Lineage OS 17.1 Custom ROM ‘.zip file’ from the install option.
viii) Remount system and vendor manually and then install the GApps ‘.zip file’ as well.
ix) Reboot your device into the new system and wait until the boot process takes a few minutes.
x) Bingo! You’ve successfully installed the ROM Lineage OS 17.1 Redmi 5A.
Now, you have successfully installed the Lineage OS 17.1 here is something that you should definitely know about Lineage OS 17.
Lineage OS 17.1 Android 10 Build
Lineage OS or you can say Android Open Source Platform shortly known as AOSP, is supported by Google. The project is launched by CyanogenMod, a successor of the custom MOD; however, it is soon shut down all the operations in 2016. Soon, the company started again started its operation but with the new name Lineage OS.
Lineage OS 17, based on Android 10 Q, comes with the Android 10 features and Lineage customization options. Go and enjoy the Lineage OS 17.1 Redmi 5A by flashing it on your device.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Specifications
|Display||5.0 IPS LCD Display|
|Features||Qualcomm® MSM8917 Snapdragon™ 425 Processor|
|Battery||3000mAh (typ) Battery|
|Camera||13MP AI Rear camera & |
5MP front camera Front Camera
|Connectivity||Dual-SIM; LTE Cat.12 download/ Cat.13 upload, |
Wi-Fi b/g/n, Dual-SIM,
GPS; Bluetooth 4.1, microUSB 2.0
So, far you have learned about how you can install LineageOS 17.1 for Redmi 5A. With the latest updates of the Xiaomi Redmi 5A, you get more freedom and stability on your device. One thing which our team has faced is the glitches in the camera. However, we’ll soon get back with the latest update. Till then, you can bookmark this site for the latest LineageOS 17 updates.
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