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    Android Nougat 7.1 ROM, Redmi Note 5 Pro LineageOS 14.1 has now arrived via an UNOFFICIAL build. This post provides the download link to LineageOS 14.1 ROM for Redmi Note 5 Pro (whyred) and guides through the installation process of the same. This Lineage OS 14.1 Nougat ROM for Redmi Note 5 Pro and the TWRP is brought to you by developer Shahan_mik3 and vasishath.

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(s):

    If you like this ROM then do consider a small contribution to the developers and/or the LineageOS project:
    Donate to Shahan_mik3
    Donate to LineageOS project
    – No donation link found for vasishath

    If you want the OFFICIAL Lineage OS 14.1 update for Redmi Note 5 Pro 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 ROM 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 Note 5 Pro requires an unlocked bootloader on Redmi Note 5 Pro, 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 Note 5 Pro LineageOS 14.1 Nougat 7.1 ROM Download:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Almost Everything
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – None

     

    Redmi Note 5 Pro LineageOS 14.1 Nougat 7.1 ROM Download

    REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR THIS Redmi Note 5 Pro 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 Note 5 Pro TO THE LINEAGE OS 14.1 BASED ANDROID NOUGAT ROM:

    1. Follow this if you are flashing LineageOS 14.1 on the Redmi Note 5 Pro (whyred) 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 Note 5 Pro 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 Note 5 Pro 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 Note 5 Pro 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 Note 5 Pro.
    2. Upgrading from earlier version of Lineage OS 14.1 for Redmi Note 5 Pro:

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android Nougat 7.1 with Lineage OS on the Redmi Note 5 Pro. After the installing LineageOS 14.1 for Redmi Note 5 Pro, 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 Note 5 Pro (whyred) forum For other Android Oreo, Nougat ROMs, LineageOS 14.1 ROMs, other custom ROMs and all other device specific topics.

     

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