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Download Lineage OS 17.1 for Redmi 6A

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    Sibananda Sahu
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    Lineage OS 17.1 for Redmi 6A is now available to download and install from an unofficial build. This article explains how to install LineageOS 17.1 on Redmi 6A with a step-by-step guide.

    This Realme X2 Pro Lineage OS 17.1 build is brought to you by SamarV-121. For other Android 10 based custom ROM builds you can always visit this Android 10 Download page for supported devices.

    Redmi 6A LineageOS 17.1
     

    DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S)/PROJECT:

    If you like this ROM then do consider for a contribution to SamarV-121 and the LineageOS project:
    – No donation link found for SamarV-121
    Donate to LineageOS project
     

    DISCLAIMER:
    This is an initial build of LineageOS 17.1, which may have many bugs.
    Make sure to backup all important data of your phone.
    Keep in mind that 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.

    Installing LineageOS 17.1 for Redmi 6A requires an unlock bootloader on Redmi 6A, which will VOID your warranty but anyway the warranty is gone for your Redmi 6A. ;)

    What is working on this LineageOS 17.1 for Redmi 6A?

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

     

    Where to Download Lineage OS 17.1 for Redmi 6A?

    Below are some download links and other guides which are required to install LineageOS 17.1 on Redmi 6A.

    How to Install Lineage OS 17.1 on Redmi 6A?


    Following are the two sub-sections of this Redmi 6A LineageOS 17.1 update guide:

    1. First time installation of LineageOS 17.1 for Redmi 6A
    2. Upgrading LineageOS 17.1 for Redmi 6A from a previous build of LineageOS 17.1 ROM

    Download and Install LineageOS 17.1 for Redmi 6A for the first time:

    This ROM update process requires few guides to be followed and few files to be downloaded. Everything referred in the below guide is provided in the above downloads section.

    1. Boot into the TWRP Recovery to install this Redmi 6A LineageOS 17.1 Android 10 based custom ROM.
      – By now your phone must have an unlocked bootloader to proceed with other steps. If not, unlock the bootloader first, install a TWRP and proceed ahead.
    2. 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
    3. ADB Sideload the LineageOS 17.1 zip file for Redmi 6A.
      – Here is a post explaining how to do ADB sideload using TWRP
    4. Once done, reboot into the TWRP recovery again.
    5. Then install the LineageOS 17.1 GApps package.
      – Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.
    6. Reboot and Enjoy the Android 10 based LineageOS 17.1 for Redmi 6A.

    Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 17.1 for Redmi 6A (cactus):

    1. Boot into Recovery to flash the updated LineageOS 17.1 for Redmi 6A
    2. Wipe the system partition from the TWRP recovery menu.
    3. ADB Sideload the LineageOS 17.1 zip file for Redmi 6A.
      – Here is a post explaining how to do ADB sideload using TWRP
    4. 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.
    5. If you don’t have GApps after upgrading the LineageOS 17.1 on Redmi 6A, then flash the GApps.
      – Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.
    6. If you don’t have ROOT after upgrading the LineageOS 17.1 on Redmi 6A, then flash the SuperSU or Magisk or the Lineage SU binary.
      – Here is a post explaining How to ROOT LineageOS 17.1
    7. Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the LineageOS 17.1 on Redmi 6A.

    Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 10 with LineageOS 17.1 on Redmi 6A.

    After installing LineageOS 17.1 on Redmi 6A you may want to install Google Camera (GCam) or enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
    How to Root LineageOS 17.1

    If there is no ROOT access for some reason even after installing the LineageOS SU binary, then you can try SuperSU Zip to enable ROOT access.

    Where to Download Google Camera for Redmi 6A LineageOS 17.1?

    GCam 7.0 and later versions are compatible with LineageOS 17.1 or any Android 10 ROM in general.
    You can always look into the big list of Google Camera APK (this page contains a huge list of GCam for all available

    Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Redmi 6A (cactus) page for other Android 10, Android Oreo ROMs, Nougat ROMs, or other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

    ? GCam APK | LineageOS

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