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Download Lineage OS 17.1 for Mi 4c

 
 

This post was last updated on April 4th, 2020 at 03:38 pm

Lineage OS 17.1 for Mi 4c is now available to download and install from a developer build. This article explains how to install Lineage OS 17.1 on Mi 4c which is based on Android 10, with a step-by-step guide.

This custom ROM build of LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 4c, is brought to you by developer WJXXBSH. For other Android 10 based custom ROM builds you can always visit this Android 10 Download page for supported devices.
 

Download LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 4c

DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S)/PROJECT:

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

DISCLAIMER:
This is an initial build of LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 4c, 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 Mi 4c requires an unlock bootloader on Mi 4c, which will VOID your warranty but anyway the warranty is gone for your Mi 4c. ;)

What is working on this LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 4c?

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

 

Where to Download LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 4c?

How to Install LineageOS 17.1 on Mi 4c?


Following are the two sub-sections of this Mi 4c LineageOS 17.1 update guide:

  1. First time installation of LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 4c
  2. Upgrading LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 4c from a previous build of LineageOS 17.1 ROM

Download and Install LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 4c 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 Mi 4c 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 Mi 4c.
    – 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 Mi 4c.

Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 4c (libra):

  1. Boot into Recovery to flash the updated LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 4c
  2. Wipe the system partition from the TWRP recovery menu.
  3. ADB Sideload the LineageOS 17.1 zip file for Mi 4c.
    – Here is a post explaining how to 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 Mi 4c, 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 Mi 4c, then flash the SuperSU or Magisk or the Lineage SU binary.
    – Here is a post explaining LineageOS 17.1 Root
  7. Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the LineageOS 17.1 on Mi 4c.
Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 10 with LineageOS 17.1 on Mi 4c.

How to Root Mi 4c Lineage OS 17.1?

After installing LineageOS 17.1 on Mi 4c you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
LineageOS 17.1 Root

Where to Download Google Camera for Mi 4c Lineage OS 17.1?

GCam 7.2 and GCam 7.0 are compatible with LineageOS 17.1 or any Android 10 ROM in general.
In case you won’t get your device in the above lists, you can always look into the big list of Google Camera for Android 10 (this page contains a huge list of GCam for all available devices)

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.
Stay tuned or Subscribe to the Mi 4c (libra) page for other Android 10, Android Oreo ROMs, Nougat ROMs, or other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

About the Author

I am a Software Engineer by profession. I have worked with few big companies, such as: BROADCOM Corporation, Cypress Semiconductor, LSI Corporation, TOSHIBA Corporation, Western Digital; on various cutting edge technologies and product lines, such as: RAID storage Driver, SSD Firmware, WLAN Firmware etc. Having more than 9 years of experience in Software Engineering domain. Now contributing to the Custom ROMs community by bringing various Custom ROMs to the end users, developed by thousands of developers across the globe.

 
 
 

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