• December 2019
 

Download and Install Android 10 GSI on Mi 8 Lite

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    siba
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    Android 10 released couple of days back and here is GSI based Android 10 for Mi 8 Lite. This idea of flashing Android 10 GSI image on Mi 8 Lite is brought to you by nysadev and the other workarounds brought to you by erfanoabdi.

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    Download and Install Android 10 GSI on Mi 8 Lite

    This Android 10 update for Mi 8 Lite is based on Android 10 GSI. This requires flashing of images using fastboot and TWRP flashing on the phone which requires an unlockd bootloader on Mi 8 Lite.
    Make sure you BACKUP all the data and all the partitions of your phone.

    You are the only person making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for anything wrong done by you.

    Status of the Mi 8 Lite Android 10 GSI build:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Unknown

     

    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Camera is not working

    REQUIRED GUIDES AND DOWNLOADS TO INSTALL ANDROID 10 GSI ON MI 8 LITE:

    HOW TO INSTALL ANDROID 10 GSI ON MI 8 LITE:

    Below is a step by step guide to install Android 10 GSI on Mi 8 Lite. The below steps involve flashing of some of the images or files which can be found in the above downloads section.

    • Make sure the phone is running on MIUI 10.3.2.0 (or lower) firmware version.
    • Download any ARM64 Android 10 GSI from above link.
    • Extract the Android 10 GSI image zip file where you will get two files: system.img and vbmeta.img.
      Copy these files to the phone. These images will be flashed using a TWRP recovery.
    • Restart the phone into TWRP recovery and wipe everything including data partition except vendor partition and internal memory data.

      If you don’t have a TWRP recovery then follow the Mi 8 Lite TWRP recovery guide.
      – Remember that to install TWRP recovery you need to unlock the pone’s bootloader.

    • Flash the Android 10 GSI images from TWRP recovery.
    • Mount /vendor partition and delete the following files:
      /vendor/lib/libcutils.so
      /vendor/lib64/libcutils.so
    • Flash the Acrux r4 kernel zip file.
    • Flash the Android 10 Permissiver v4 zip file.
    • Flash the force encryption disabler zip file.
    • Flash the Android 10 ZygoteFix zip file.
    • Reboot the phone.

    That’s ll on updating and running on Android 10 on Mi 8 Lite. If you face any problem after following this guide login and comment so that someone can get back to you.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Mi 8 Lite (platina) LineageOS forum For other Android Pie, Android Oreo ROMs, Nougat ROMs, or other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

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