• December 2019
 

LineageOS 16 for Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus – Android Pie 9.0

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  • #56427
    siba
    Keymaster

    Good news. You can now download and install Lineage OS 16 for Redmi 5 Plus. Here is how to install LineageOS 16 on Redmi 5 Plus, with a step-by-step guide. This LineageOS 16 build is brought to you by developer rama982.

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

    [h2]DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S)/PROJECT:[/h2]
    If you like this ROM then do consider for a contribution to rama982 and Lineage OS project:
    – No donation link found for rama982
    Donate to LineageOS project
     

    LineageOS 16 for Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus - Android Pie 9.0
     

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD OF LINEAGE OS 16 FOR Redmi 5 Plus, WHICH MAY HAVE MANY 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 Redmi 5 Plus, 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.

    [h3]Status of the Redmi 5 Plus LineageOS 16 ROM:[/h3]
    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Everything except listed below

    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Network Monitor

    [h2]REQUIRED GUIDES AND DOWNLOADS TO INSTALL LINEAGE OS 16 ON Redmi 5 Plus:[/h2]

    [h2]HOW TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL LineageOS 16 ON Redmi 5 Plus – Android 9 Pie CUSTOM ROM:[/h2]

    Following are the two sub-sections of this Redmi 5 Plus LineageOS 16 guide:

    1. First time installation of Lineage OS 16 on Redmi 5 Plus
    2. Upgrading LineageOS 16 on Redmi 5 Plus from a previous build of Lineage OS 16 ROM

    [h3]To Install LineageOS 16 on Redmi 5 Plus for the first time:[/h3]

    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 Redmi 5 Plus LineageOS 16 ROM and GApps ZIP file to your phone.
    2. Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this Lineage OS 16 on Redmi 5 Plus.

      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 how to install twrp 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 Redmi 5 Plus

    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 data on Android phone
      how to take NANDROID backup using TWRP recovery

    4. First flash the LineageOS 16 for Redmi 5 Plus

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

    5. Then install the 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 Redmi 5 Plus.

    [h3]Upgrading from earlier version of Lineage OS 16 on Redmi 5 Plus (vince):[/h3]

    1. Copy the latest ROM zip file of LineageOS 16 for Redmi 5 Plus, 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 Redmi 5 Plus.

      – 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 Redmi 5 Plus, 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 Redmi 5 Plus, 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 Redmi 5 Plus.

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 9 Pie with LineageOS 16 on Redmi 5 Plus.

    After installing Lineage OS 16 on Redmi 5 Plus 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.

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Redmi 5 Plus (vince) Lineage OS forum For other Android Pie, Android Oreo ROMs, Nougat ROMs, or other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

    #58160

    Thanks for the rom. It is really great and can be a daily driver. Here are the bugs I have experienced so far

    1. Hotspot not working
    2. No VoLTE
    3. No Autobrigtness
    4. Volume setting toggle crushes pip videos
    5. The navigation bar obstructs full display apps like snapchat
    6. Usb not being detected by pc

    Otherwise this is a great rom

    #61923

    good

    #71950
    siba
    Keymaster

    I have updated the latest link of of this LineageOS 16 build from the dev.

    @dennis_bett
    Can you see if things are working good on this build?

    #75051
    sCid
    Participant

    Hey Siba,

    the download link for the Rom seems to be down. Would you please be so nice and fix that?

    Thank you in advance!

    #75199
    siba
    Keymaster

    @scid Thanks for pointing that out.

    I have updated the download link of Lineage OS 16 for Redmi 5 Plus / Redmi Note 5 (codename: vince).

    #91696
    lionel00
    Participant

    Can you update the links pls?

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