LineageOS 15 for Redmi 4x – Android Oreo Download

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    shibaa987
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    LineageOS 15 for Redmi 4x (santoni) is now available to download via an initial development build. This post provides you the download link to the Android Oreo based Lineage OS 15 for Redmi 4x (santoni) and guides through the installation process of the same. This LineageOS 15 for Redmi 4x is brought to you by developer #ROHAN and one more build buy Dreamstar.

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S):

    If you like this ROM then do consider for a small contribution to the developer(s):
    donate to Dreamstar
    – No donation link found for #ROHAN.

    If you want the OFFICIAL Lineage OS 15 update or some more Android Oreo ROMs then stay tuned to the LineageOS 15 ROM page or the AOSP Oreo ROMs devices list page or the AICP 13 Oreo ROMs list.

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD WHICH HAS MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL OR IF BOOTS IT MAY HAVE MANY BUGS THAN YOU CAN IMAGINE. HAVE A BACKUP BEFORE FLASHING THIS AND TRY AT YOUR OWN RISK. Installing a custom ROM requires an unlocked bootloader on Redmi 4x, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone. Understand that you are the only person making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

     

    Status of LineageOS 15 for Redmi 4x Android Oreo 8 Download:

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

     

    LineageOS 15 for Redmi 4x Android Oreo 8 Download

    REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR LineageOS 15 for Redmi 4x OREO ROM:

    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 Lineage OS 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 Lineage OS 15 for Redmi 4x:

    Follow this if you are flashing LineageOS 15 for Redmi 4x 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.

    • 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 4x 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

    • Then download and Copy the Oreo GApps and the LineageOS 15 ROM ZIP to the phone.
    • First flash the Lineage OS 15 ROM ZIP file 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 15 package.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.
    • Reboot and Enjoy Android Oreo with LineageOS 15 for Redmi 4x.

    Upgrading from earlier version of Lineage OS 15 for Redmi 4x (santoni):

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android Oreo 8.0 with LineageOS 15 for Redmi 4x. After the installing the LineageOS 15 ROM, you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    How to Enable ROOT on LineageOS 15 ROM.

     

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    #33281

    fjunk
    Participant

    Many thanks for this release.

    I installed few days ago the release 15.1 proposed by Dreamstar. I also installed GAPPS 8.1 (stock). I did the installation after data formatting (thanks to TWRP).

    I got following errors:
    a/ after first installation of the lineadge rom, first boot takes a long time (more than 30 mins). It seems that there should be a loop issue. I had to reboot the mobile two or three times during boot process. I also tried to install the resurection remix rom (8.1) with similar problem.

    b/ systematic crash of googlecamera (not possible to take any photo/video). I resolved this issue by removing googlecamera and installing googlecamera apk from the xda lab

    c/ not possible to send any MMS when data is not active. It seems that there is an issue with APN settings and MMS (I use a french provider called “Free” or “Free mobile”).

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