TRICK: Download and Install Android Oreo in Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

TRICK: Download and Install Android Oreo in Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

Ever since Android Oreo was released recently for the first batch of devices which included Pixel and Nexus devices, it has been the most wanted thing that any programmer, developer, or even a casual user wants. Few manufacturers will be releasing the official update for the second batch of devices which include few Motorola and HTC models but if your device is not scheduled to receive this update, then you need not worry as we have a solution.

Xiaomi might be one of the most advanced companies when it comes to technology but it has not yet made anything official whether their Mi Mix 2 will be receiving the official update for Android Oreo or not. If you are one of those people who absolutely hate waiting and want a taste of Android 8.0 on your Mi Mix 2, then you are in the right place. For getting LineageOS 15 which is based on Android 8.0 Oreo, all you need to do is fulfil some pre-requisites, complete a few downloads, and then follow this step-by-step guide mentioned below to Install Lineage OS 15 On Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 | Android 8.0 Oreo

 

Pre-Requirements:

  • Make sure the bootloader on your device is unlocked and your device is rooted and you have a custom recovery installed.
  • Make sure your device has more than 50% battery.

 

Downloads

 

How to install Lineage OS 15 On Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 | Android 8.0 Oreo

 

  1. Make sure your device is rooted and have the latest TWRP recovery installed. (Check the Pre-Requirement Section Above)
  2. First, download the files from the above link.
  3. Now transfer the downloaded files to the internal storage of your device.
  4. Now reboot to the TWRP recovery by holding your power and volume down buttons together for a few seconds.
  5. Take a backup by selecting the option from the home screen and then your data and cache from the recovery menu.
  6. Now select install and then browse for the downloaded ROM file and then select it.Next flash the Gapps file and then Magisk (optional).
  7. Once the flashing process is completed, reboot your phone and you will be booted into Android Oreo 8.0.
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