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    Android Oreo 8.1 ROM, LineageOS 15.1 for Mi 5 has now arrived via a development build. This LineageOS 15.1 for Mi 5 is brought to you by kasperhettinga (kasper_h) and the OFFICIAL LineageOS 15.1 build is brought to you by bgcngm.

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER:

    – If you like this ROM then do consider a small contribution for bgcngm, kasperhettinga and or LineageOS project:
    Donate to kasper_h
    Donate to bgcngm
    Donate to LineageOS project

    In addition there is the AOSP Oreo ROM for Xiaomi Mi 5. If you want the OFFICIAL Lineage OS update or some more Android Oreo ROMs then stay tuned to the LineageOS 15 page or the AOSP Android Oreo ROMs devices list page.

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL ALPHA BUILD AND HAS MANY MORE BUGS. HAVE A BACKUP BEFORE FLASHING THIS AND TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK. Installing a custom ROM on a Mi 5 (gemini) requires an unlocked bootloader on Mi 5 (gemini), 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 LineageOS 15.1 for Mi 5 Oreo 8 ROM:

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

     

    LineageOS 15.1 for Mi 5 Oreo ROM

    REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR LineageOS 15.1 for Mi 5 OREO CUSTOM ROM:

    Root binary is NOT inbuilt in LineageOS 15.1, so you may need a separate SuperSu package or LineageOS su binary to install to gain ROOT access. Here is LineageOS 15.1 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 LineageOS 15.1 FOR Mi 5 OREO CUSTOM ROM:

    1. Follow this if you are flashing LineageOS 15.1 for Mi 5 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.

    2. Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 15.1 for Mi 5 (gemini):

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android Oreo 8.1 with LineageOS 15.1 for Mi 5. After the installation of LineageOS 15.1 for Mi 5 you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    How to ROOT LineageOS 15.1.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Xiaomi Mi 5 (gemini) forum For other Android Oreo, Nougat ROMs, LineageOS 15.1 ROMs, other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

     

    If you found any BUGs or if you have any concerns on this ROM then here is the dev thread where you may request the resolution.

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