Good news for Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 users, as the new update of LineageOS 16 based on Android 9 Pie has been released. The LineageOS 16 ROM include a lot of new features and customizations. In this tutorial we will guide you how to download and install LineageOS 16 ROM on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2. Just follow this article and you are good to go.
Features of LineageOS 16 ROM
This features was introduced to check the apps that was mostly used by users and were considered favourite by users. This feature help to balance the smartphone usage and moderate parts that require attention. It also include timer which user can set while using the particular application. After exceeding the time limit, the application icon will automatically turn grey and you will notice the time spending on this app and your addiction for this application.
Smart Battery Feature
The Smart Battery feature will notice the usage detail of the user and will take an action to restrict the applications that are rarely used by the users. This will help turn down battery consumption.
The Gesture-Based navigation is very useful as now mostly Android phones have almost bezel less and notched display. With this feature, the recently open page can be accessed by swiping up from the bottom.
Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Specifications
Mi Mix 2 comes with 5.99 inches large display supporting resolution of 1080×2160 pixels protected by corning gorilla glass 4 technology. It is equipped with octa-core technology. The internal memory of the phone include 128 GB with 8 GB RAM or 64/128/256 GB with 6 GB RAM.
The camera of the phone include 12MP primary camera with Dual LED flash including features and 5MP secondary camera for selfies. The connectivity medium include WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and USB. It is powered by Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery to support the power back-up.
Methods To Download and install LineageOS ROM on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
Before proceeding, you need to follow some pre-requirements:
- Unlock the bootloader on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2.
- Download and install TWRP recovery and root Xiaomi Mi Mix 2.
- Make back-up of your important data and also the battery of your phone should be at least 75%.
Download LineageOS 16 ROM and Gapps For Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
Simple Steps To install LineageOS 16 ROM on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
Step 1: Make sure that you have unlocked the bootloader, installed TWRP recovery and rooted Xiaomi Mi Mix 2. As I have provided the link above to follow the complete guide.
Step 2: Download LineageOS 16 and Gapps from the above link and transfer it to the internal storage of your phone.
Step 3: Boot your phone into TWRP recovery, turn your phone off, press and hold volume down and power buttons simultaneously until you see the TWRP logo.
Step 4: Tap on the “back-up” option and then “Data” and “Cache” from the recovery menu.
Step 5: Then tap on “install” option and then locate the downloaded ROM file which you have transferred to the internal storage of your phone before. Select it. Then tap on “Add more zip files” and select Gapps file and “swipe to confirm flash”.
Step 6: Wait for the flashing process to complete and reboot your phone, then you will be booted into LineageOS 16 ROM on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2.
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