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    Good news. You can now download and install Lineage OS 16 for Mi A1. Here is how to install LineageOS 16 on Mi A1, with a step-by-step guide.

    Follow the links to get other Lineage OS 16 and Android Pie ROM builds.

    This LineageOS 16 build is brought to you by developer abhishek987.

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    Download Lineage OS 16 for Mi A1
     

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD OF LINEAGE OS 16 FOR Mi A1, WHICH MAY HAVE BUGS.
    MAKE SURE TO BACKUP ALL DATA OF YOUR PHONE.
    FLASH AT YOUR OWN RISK.

    Installing a custom ROM may require an unlock bootloader on Mi A1, 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 doing changes to your phone; neither the developer nor I can be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

    Status of the Mi A1 LineageOS 16 ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Almost Everything

     

    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Encryption

    REQUIRED GUIDES AND DOWNLOADS TO INSTALL LINEAGE OS 16 ON Mi A1:

    HOW TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL LineageOS 16 ON Mi A1 – Android 9 Pie CUSTOM ROM:

    Following are the two sub-sections of this Mi A1 LineageOS 16 guide:

    1. First time installation of Lineage OS 16 on Mi A1
    2. Upgrading LineageOS 16 on Mi A1 from a previous build of Lineage OS 16 ROM

    Flashing LineageOS 16 on Mi A1 for the first time:

    Points to NOTE:

    • 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.

     

    1. Download and Copy the Mi A1 LineageOS 16 ROM and Android Pie GApps ZIP file to your phone.
    2. Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this Lineage OS 16 on Mi A1.

      Make sure to have a Custom recovery like a TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery.
      – If not then download the TWRP recovery from Downloads link and follow the Custom Recovery Installation Guide (it’s a generic guide which will work for TWRP as well as any other recovery)

      – Installing TWRP recovery requires an unlocked bootloader on Mi A1

    3. Wipe the data partition (or do a factory reset), Cache partition, Dalvik Cache or ART cache and Format the System partition.

      – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe using TWRP recovery.

      This will delete all your data on your phone. 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

    4. First flash the LineageOS 16 for Mi A1

      – Here is a post explaining how to install recovery flashable zip file

    5. Then install the Android Pie MindTheGapps for Lineage OS 16 package.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.

    6. Reboot and Enjoy the Android 9 Pie LineageOS 16 on Mi A1.

    Upgrading from earlier version of Lineage OS 16 on Mi A1 (tissot):

    1. Copy the latest ROM zip file of LineageOS 16 for Mi A1, Lineage OS 16 GApps and/or Magisk ROOT package to the phone
    2. Boot into Recovery.- Make sure you have a latest custom Recovery that should be able to flash the LineageOS 16 ROM update.
    3. Format or wipe the system partition from the custom recovery menu.
    4. Install the Lineage OS 16 for Mi A1.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install Lineage OS

    5. Reboot and see you have the GApps and ROOT access or NOT.

      – Gapps is built in such a way that it will sustain across ROM updates.

    6. If you don’t have GApps after upgrading the LineageOS 16 on Mi A1, then flash the GApps.

      – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.

    7. If you don’t have ROOT after upgrading the Lineage OS 16 on Mi A1, then flash the SuperSU or Magisk or the Lineage SU binary.

      – Here is a post explaining How to Enable ROOT on Lineage OS 16 ROM

    8. Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the LineageOS 16 on Mi A1.

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 9 Pie with LineageOS 16 on Mi A1.

    After installing Lineage OS 16 on Mi A1 you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    Lineage OS 16 ROOT.

    If there is no ROOT access for some reason even after installing the LineageOS SU binary, then you can try SuperSU rooting guide to enable ROOT access.

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