LineageOS 18 for Mi 3 / Mi 4 is now available to download. This article explains how to install the ROM on Mi 3 / Mi 4 with a step-by-step guide. This LineageOS 18 build for Mi 3 / Mi 4 is brought to you by developer tarkzim.
Follow the links to get other Android 11 builds: Android 11 Download for supported devices.
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Status of the Mi 3 / Mi 4 LineageOS 18 ROM
– Almost Everything, except listed below
How to Install LineageOS 18 on Mi 3 / Mi 4 ?
First time Installation of LineageOS 18 on Mi 3 / Mi 4
- Download and Copy the LineageOS 18 ROM for Mi 3 / Mi 4 and a compatible GApps to your phone.
- Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this Mi 3 / Mi 4 LineageOS 18 ROM. Make sure to use the TWRP provided in above downloads section or any system-as-root configured TWRP for Mi 3 / Mi 4
- Wipe the data partition, Cache partition, vendor partition and system partition.
- Install the Mi 3 / Mi 4 LineageOS 18 ROM file using TWRP recovery or any custom recovery of your choice
Use ADB Sideload to install the ROM.
- Reboot into the TWRP recovery again.
- Then install the Android 11 GApps package.
- Reboot and Enjoy the Android 11 based LineageOS 18 for Mi 3 / Mi 4 .
Upgrading LineageOS 18 on Mi 3 / Mi 4 (cancro):
- Copy the latest ROM zip file of LineageOS 18 for Mi 3 / Mi 4 , Magisk ROOT package to the phone
- Boot into Recovery to flash the updated ROM for Mi 3 / Mi 4
- Wipe the system partition from the TWRP recovery menu.
- Install the Mi 3 / Mi 4 LineageOS 18 update, either using TWRP recovery or ADB Sideload.
- Reboot and see if you have the GApps and ROOT access or NOT.
- If you don’t have GApps after upgrading the LineageOS 18 on Mi 3 / Mi 4 , then download Android 11 GApps and then flash it.
- If you don’t have ROOT after upgrading the LineageOS 18 on Mi 3 / Mi 4 , then flash the Magisk rooting package or follow this Android 11 root guide.
- Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the LineageOS 18 on Mi 3 / Mi 4 .