AOSP Android Oreo for Xiaomi Mi Max

  

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    Android Oreo AOSP ROM for Mi Max (hydrogen) is now available via a development version. If you want the OFFICIAL update or some more Android Oreo ROMs then stay tuned to the Lineage OS 15 ROMs page or the AOSP Android Oreo devices list page. This Android Oreo ROM for Mi Max (hydrogen) is brought to you by developer yshalsager.

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(s):

    If you like this ROM then do consider a donation to yshalsager for his hard work and to bring Android Oreo to Mi Max:
    Donate to yshalsager

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INTIAL BUILD OF ANDROID OREO (Android 8.0), WHICH MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL OR EVEN IF IT BOOTS IT STILL MAY HAVE MANY BUGS. BACKUP THE CURRENT ROM BEFORE FLASHING. TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
    Installing a custom ROM on a the Mi Max requires a custom recovery to be installed, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. You are the only person making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

     

     

    Status of Xiaomi Mi Max Oreo 8.0 AOSP ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Booting
    – Wifi
    – RIL
    – Mobile data
    – GPS
    – Bluetooth (buggy sometimes)
    – Wireless FMRadio (buggy sometimes)
    – Lights
    – Sound / vibration
    – IR
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Camera
    – Flashlight
    – Camcorder
    – Random reboots

     

    Xiaomi Mi Max Oreo 8.0 AOSP ROM

    REQUIRED DOWNLOADS AND LINKS TO UPDATE Mi Max OREO 8.0 AOSP ROM:

    HOW TO INSTALL/FLASH/UPDATE ANDROID OREO FOR Mi Max (ANDROID OREO 8.0, AOSP ROM):

    Follow this to update Android Oreo on Mi Max for the first time or coming from another ROM:

    Points to NOTE on BACKUP before updating:
    – Try to avoid restoring apps backup using Titanium Backup. It may break things up.
    – Don’t restore system data using Titanium Backup! It will definitely break the current installation.
    – It is also discouraged to Restoring Apps + Data using Titanium Backup.

    • Boot into Recovery by one of the following method:
      – Power off the phone and keep pressing key combinations while turning on your phone.
      – If you have enabled USB debugging and you have ADB utility installed on your PC then you can execute the following command on a console or command prompt:

      adb reboot recovery
    • Wipe data factory reset, Cache partition, Dalvik Cache and Format the System partition using the recovery.
      – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe data using TWRP recovery.

      This will delete all your data on your phone. IGNORE IF YOU DON’T WANT TO OR IF YOU HAVE ALREADY DONE THIS. You may consider complete backup of your phone data or take a NANDROID backup of the current ROM.
      How to backup all data on your Android Device.
      how to take NANDROID backup using TWRP recovery.

    • Download the Mi Max Android Oreo ROM zip file from the above download link and copy the files to phone.
    • Flash the Mi Max Android Oreo AOSP ROM from device.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash a custom ROM using TWRP recovery.

    Upgrading from earlier version of AOSP Android Oreo ROM for Mi Max:

    • Copy the latest Mi Max Oreo ROM ZIP file to your phone.
    • Boot into Recovery.
    • Flash the latest Android Oreo AOSP ROM ZIP from your phone and wait till it finishes flashing.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash a custom ROM using TWRP recovery.
    • Reboot and Enjoy

    Reboot to system after flashing is done completely. Do the required initial setup and enjoy the Android Oreo ROM for Mi Max. If you face any problem following this guide or post installation then just login and leave a comment to get an instant reply.

    There is no inbuilt ROOT functionality available on this ROM.
    To root this Mi Max Oreo AOSP ROM, install the SuperSU package and then Profit !!!

     

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Xiaomi Mi Max LineageOS forum For other Android Oreo ROMs, Android Nougat ROMs, LineageOS ROMs, other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

     

    If you have found nay BUGs on this ROM then you can shoot your concerns here on the development thread created by yshalsager.

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