Download LineageOS 17 for Redmi 4A

 
 

This post was last updated on March 27th, 2020 at 12:24 am

LineageOS 17 for Redmi 4A is now available to download and install from a developer build. This article explains how to install Redmi 4A LineageOS 17 ROM based on Android 10, with a step-by-step guide.

This Redmi 4A LineageOS 17 build is brought to you by developer nick00007.

Follow the links to get other Android 10 builds such as: LineageOS 17.1 Download, or LineageOS 17 Download and Android 10 Download for supported devices.

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If you like this ROM then do consider for a contribution to nick00007 and LineageOS project:
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Download LineageOS 17 for Redmi 4A

DISCLAIMER:
THIS IS AN INITIAL BETA BUILD OF LineageOS 17 FOR Redmi 4A, 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 for Redmi 4A requires an unlock bootloader on Redmi 4A, 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 for Redmi 4A?

WHAT’S WORKING:
– Everything
KNOWN ISSUES:
– SELinux is permissive

 

Where to Download LineageOS 17 for Redmi 4A?

How to Install LineageOS 17 on Redmi 4A?


Following are the two sub-sections of this Redmi 4A LineageOS 17 update guide:

  1. First time installation of LineageOS 17 for Redmi 4A
  2. Upgrading LineageOS 17 for Redmi 4A from a previous build of LineageOS 17 ROM

Download and Install LineageOS 17 for Redmi 4A 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 4A LineageOS 17 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 zip file for Redmi 4A.
    – 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 GApps package.
    – Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.
  6. Reboot and Enjoy the Android 10 based LineageOS 17 for Redmi 4A.

Upgrading from earlier version of LineageOS 17 for Redmi 4A (rolex):

  1. Boot into Recovery to flash the updated LineageOS 17 for Redmi 4A
  2. Wipe the system partition from the TWRP recovery menu.
  3. ADB Sideload the LineageOS 17 zip file for Redmi 4A.
    – 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 on Redmi 4A, 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 on Redmi 4A, then flash the SuperSU or Magisk or the Lineage SU binary.
    – Here is a post explaining How to ROOT LineageOS 17
  7. Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the LineageOS 17 on Redmi 4A.
Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 10 with LineageOS 17 on Redmi 4A.

Some Screenshots of LineageOS 17

After installing LineageOS 17 on Redmi 4A 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

Where to Download Google Camera for Redmi 4A LineageOS 17?

GCam 7.2 and GCam 7.0 are compatible with LineageOS 17 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 GCam 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 Redmi 4A (rolex) page for other Android 10, Android Oreo ROMs, Nougat ROMs, or other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

LineageOS 17.1 | LineageOS 17


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