Lineage OS 14.1 for Redmi 5 – Android 7.1 Nougat ROM

  

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    Android Nougat 7.1 based Lineage OS 14.1 for Redmi 5 has now arrived via an UNOFFICIAL build. This post provides you the Redmi 5 LineageOS 14.1 download link guides through how to install the Lineage OS 14.1 for Redmi 5.

    This Lineage OS 14.1 for Redmi 5 is brought to you by developer sukrutbhagwat4778.

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(s):

    If you like this ROM then do consider a small contribution to sukrutbhagwat4778 and the LineageOS project:
    Donate to LineageOS project
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    If you want the OFFICIAL Lineage OS 14.1 update for Redmi 5 or Android Nougat ROMs for other devices then stay tuned to the LineageOS 14.1 ROMs list. For Android OREO based ROMs, stay tuned to the LineageOS 15 page or the AOSP Android Oreo ROMs devices list page.

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD WHICH MAY HAVE MANY BUGS. HAVE A BACKUP BEFORE FLASHING THIS AND TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK. Installing a custom ROM on a Redmi 5 requires an unlocked bootloader on Redmi 5, 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 and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

    Status of Redmi 5 LineageOS 14.1 Nougat 7.1 ROM Download:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Unknown
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Unknown

     

    Lineage OS 14.1 for Redmi 5 - Android 7.1 Nougat ROM

    REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR THIS Redmi 5 LINEAGEOS 14.1 ANDROID NOUGAT CUSTOM ROM INSTALLATION:

    Root binary is NOT inbuilt in Lineage OS ROM, so you may need a separate SuperSu package or LineageOS su binary to install to gain ROOT access. Here is LineageOS 14.1 Rooting guide
    If there is no in-built ROOT or it does not work for some reason then you can try SuperSU rooting guide to enable ROOT access.

    HOW TO INSTALL/DOWNLOAD/FLASH/UPDATE THE Redmi 5 TO THE LINEAGE OS 14.1 BASED ANDROID NOUGAT ROM:

    1. Follow this if you are flashing LineageOS 14.1 on the Redmi 5 (rosy) for the first time, or coming from another ROM:

      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.

      • Download and Copy the GApps and the Redmi 5 LineageOS 14.1 ROM ZIP to your phone.
      • Boot into Recovery.
        Make sure to have a Custom recovery like CWM or TWRP or any other custom recovery. If not then download the recovery for Redmi 5 from above link and follow the Custom Recovery Installation Guide (it’s a generic guide which will work for TWRP as well as CWM recovery or any other recovery)
      • Wipe data factory reset, Cache partition, Dalvik Cache and Format the System partition.
        – Here is a guide explaining how to wipe data 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

      • First flash the Redmi 5 Lineage OS 14.1 ROM ZIP from device. Then flash the GApps zip from your device memory.
        – Here is a post explaining how to install Lineage OS
      • Then reboot into recovery (don’t skip this) and flash the Gapps for LineageOS 14.1 package.
        – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.
      • Reboot and Enjoy Android Nougat with LineageOS 14.1 ROM on Redmi 5.
    2. Upgrading from earlier version of Lineage OS 14.1 for Redmi 5:

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android Nougat 7.1 with Lineage OS on the Redmi 5. After the installing LineageOS 14.1 for Redmi 5, you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    How to Enable ROOT on LineageOS 14.1.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Redmi 5 (rosy) forum For other LineageOS 15.1 Android Oreo, Nougat ROMs, LineageOS 14.1 ROMs, other custom ROMs and all other device specific topics.

     

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