Android 8.1 Oreo based LineageOS 15.1 for Mi 6x, is now available to download and update via an unofficial build.
This Lineage OS 15.1 for Mi 6x (wayne) is brought to you by developer isaacchen.
- 1 DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S):
- 2 REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR THIS LineageOS 15.1 for Mi 6x ANDROID 8.1 OREO CUSTOM ROM:
- 3 HOW TO UPDATE/INSTALL Lineage OS 15.1 FOR Mi 6x; ANDROID 8.1 OREO CUSTOM ROM:
DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S):
For other Android Oreo ROMs list you can check back the Android Oreo ROMs.
THIS IS AN INITIAL TEST BUILD WHICH MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL OR MAY HAVE MANY BUGS.
FLASH AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Installing a custom ROM may require an unlock bootloader on Mi 6x, 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.
Status of Lineage OS 15.1 for Mi 6x – Android 8.1 Oreo ROM:
REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES FOR THIS LineageOS 15.1 for Mi 6x ANDROID 8.1 OREO CUSTOM ROM:
- TWRP for Mi 6x (wayne)
This TWRP recovery guide may require an unlocked bootloader on the Mi 6x.
– Here is the Mi 6x unlock bootloader guide
- ROM Download link of Lineage OS 15.1 for Mi 6x
- GApps for LineageOS 15.1
su Root binary is NOT inbuilt in Lineage OS 15.1, so you may need to install a separate SuperSu package or LineageOS su binary to gain ROOT access. Here is LineageOS 15.1 Root 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 UPDATE/INSTALL Lineage OS 15.1 FOR Mi 6x; ANDROID 8.1 OREO CUSTOM ROM:
– Fresh LineageOS 15.1 installation guide
– LineageOS 15.1 update on top of previous LineageOS 15.1 ROM
Follow this if you are flashing LineageOS 15.1 on Mi 6x for the first time, or coming from another ROM:
– 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 Mi 6x LineageOS 15.1 Oreo ROM ZIP file to your phone.
- Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this Lineage OS 15.1 for Mi 6x.
– 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 Custom Recovery Installation Guide (it’s a generic guide which will work for TWRP as well as any other recovery)
- 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
- Install the Mi 6x LineageOS 15.1 ROM file that you have copied into the phone.- Here is a post explaining how to install Lineage OS
- Then reboot into recovery (don’t skip this) and install the Oreo Gapps for Lineage OS 15.1 package.
– Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.
- Reboot and Enjoy the Android 8.1 Oreo Lineage OS 15.1 on Mi 6x.
Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 15.1 on Mi 6x (wayne):
- Copy the latest Lineage OS 15.1 for Mi 6x ROM ZIP file, Oreo 8.1 GApps and/or supersu ROOT package to the phone
- Boot into Recovery.- Make sure you have a latest custom Recovery that should be able to flash the LineageOS 15.1 ROM update.
- Format or wipe the system partition from the custom recovery menu.
- Install the Lineage OS 15.1 ROM for Mi 6x.- Here is a post explaining how to install Lineage OS
- 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.
- If you don’t have GApps after upgrading the LineageOS 15.1 on Mi 6x, then flash the GApps.- Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.
- If you don’t have ROOT after upgrading the LineageOS 15.1 on Mi 6x, then flash the SuperSU or Magisk or the Lineage SU binary.- Here is a post explaining How to Enable ROOT for LineageOS 15.1 ROM
- Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the Lineage OS 15.1 for Mi 6x.
Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 8.1 Oreo with Lineage OS 15.1 on Mi 6x. After installing Lineage OS 15.1 on Mi 6x you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
– LineageOS 15.1 ROOT.