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Download LineageOS 17 for Mi Max

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    LineageOS 17 for Mi Max is now available to download and install from a developer build. This article explains how to install Mi Max LineageOS 17 ROM based on Android 10, with a step-by-step guide.

    This Mi Max LineageOS 17 build is brought to you by developer tarkzim.

    Follow the links to get other LineageOS 17 downloads and Android 10 Download for different devices.

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S)/PROJECT:

    If you like this ROM then do consider for a contribution to tarkzim and LineageOS project:
    Donate to tarkzim
    Donate to LineageOS project

    Download LineageOS 17 for Mi Max

    DISCLAIMER:
    THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD OF LineageOS 17 FOR Mi Max, WHICH HAS MANY BUGS.
    MAKE SURE TO BACKUP ALL DATA OF YOUR PHONE AND KEEP IT IN YOUR MIND THAT YOU ARE FLASHING AT YOUR OWN RISK.

    Installing LineageOS 17 for Mi Max requires an unlock bootloader on Mi Max, 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 making changes to your phone; neither the developer nor I can be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

    Status of the Mi Max LineageOS 17 Android 10 custom ROM:

    WHAT’S WORKING:
    – Boot
    – Bluetooth
    – Bluetooth Headphone (Media / In-Call)
    – Camera / Camcorder
    – Double Tap to Wake
    – Fingerprint Sensor
    – IR Blaster
    – RIL (LTE/Dual SIM/SMS)
    – VoLTE
    – GPS
    – WiFi
    – WiFi Hotspot (2.4Ghz / 5Ghz)
    – USB (ADB/MTP/PTP)
    – Video Playback
    – Touch
    – Sensors
    – ExFAT SDCard
    KNOWN ISSUES:
    – Hardware Encryption
    – SELinux is permissive

    REQUIRED GUIDES AND DOWNLOADS OF LineageOS 17 FOR Mi Max:

    HOW TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL Mi Max LineageOS 17 Android 10 CUSTOM ROM:

    Following are the two sub-sections of this Mi Max LineageOS 17 update guide:

    1. First time installation of LineageOS 17 for Mi Max
    2. Upgrading LineageOS 17 for Mi Max from a previous build of LineageOS 17 ROM

    Download and Install LineageOS 17 for Mi Max for the first time:

    1. Download and Copy the LineageOS 17 ROM for Mi Max and the GApps for LineageOS 17 to your phone.
    2. Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this Mi Max LineageOS 17 Android 10 custom ROM. Make sure to use the TWRP provided in above downloads section or any system-as-root configured TWRP for Mi Max

      – By now your phone must have an unlocked bootloader to proceed with other steps. If not, unlock the bootloader first and proceed ahead.

    3. Wipe the data partition, Cache partition, vendor partition and 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 taking a complete backup of your phone data or take a backup of all relevant partitions.
      How to backup data on Android
      how to take NANDROID backup using TWRP recovery

    4. Install the Mi Max LineageOS 17 ROM file that you have copied into the phone.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install LineageOS

    5. Reboot into the TWRP recovery again.
    6. Then install the LineageOS 17 GApps package.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.

    7. Reboot and Enjoy the Android 10 based LineageOS 17 for Mi Max.

    Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 17 for Mi Max (hydrogen):

    1. Copy the latest ROM zip file of LineageOS 17 for Mi Max, LineageOS 17 GApps and/or Magisk ROOT package to the phone
    2. Boot into Recovery to flash the updated LineageOS 17 for Mi Max
    3. Wipe the system partition from the TWRP recovery menu.
    4. Install the Mi Max LineageOS 17 update.

      – Here is a post explaining how to install LineageOS

    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 17 on Mi Max, 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 LineageOS 17 on Mi Max, then flash the SuperSU or Magisk or the Lineage SU binary.

      – Here is a post explaining How to ROOT LineageOS 17

    8. Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the LineageOS 17 on Mi Max.

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 10 with LineageOS 17 on Mi Max.

    After installing Mi Max LineageOS 17 Android 10 custom ROM you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    LineageOS 17 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 Mi Max (hydrogen) LineageOS forum For other Android 10, Android Oreo ROMs, Nougat ROMs, or other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

 
 
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