Download LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 6X

 
 

This post was last updated on April 4th, 2020 at 03:55 pm

Lineage OS 17.1 for Mi 6X is now available to download and install from a developer build. This article explains how to install Mi 6X Lineage OS 17.1 ROM based on Android 10, with a step-by-step guide.

This Mi 6X LineageOS 17.1 build is brought to you by developer rcstar6696. For other Android 10 based custom ROM builds you can always visit this Android 10 Download page for supported devices.
 

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Download LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 6X

DISCLAIMER:
THIS IS AN INITIAL BETA BUILD OF LineageOS 17.1 FOR Mi 6X, WHICH MAY HAVE 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 17.1 for Mi 6X requires 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 making changes to your phone; neither the developer nor I can be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.

What is working on this LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 6X?

WHAT’S WORKING:
– Everything
KNOWN ISSUES:
– Nothing

 

Where to Download LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 6X?

How to Install LineageOS 17.1 on Mi 6X?


Following are the two sub-sections of this Mi 6X LineageOS 17.1 update guide:

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

Download and Install LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 6X 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 6X 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 6X.
    – 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 6X.

Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 6X (wayne):

  1. Boot into Recovery to flash the updated LineageOS 17.1 for Mi 6X
  2. Wipe the system partition from the TWRP recovery menu.
  3. ADB Sideload the LineageOS 17.1 zip file for Mi 6X.
    – 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 6X, 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 6X, 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 6X.
Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 10 with LineageOS 17.1 on Mi 6X.

How to Root Mi 6X Lineage OS 17.1?

After installing Mi 6X LineageOS 17.1 Android 10 custom ROM you may want to enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
LineageOS 17.1 ROOT

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 Mi 6X LineageOS 17.1?

GCam for Mi 6X
– Otherwise any 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 download for supported devices for more options

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