Nowadays, everyone want to update their phone to the latest version in Android. If we talk about a latest version of Android, then LineageOS 16 based on Android 9 Pie has been released recently. As the Android 9 Pie is the official latest version of Android and LineageOS 16 is unofficial update.
LineageOS 16 ROM is now available For Xiaomi Mi Note 2. You can manually flash the ROM on your Xiaomi Mi Note 2. In this tutorial we will discuss some of the features of Android and will guide you how to install LineageOS 16 ROM on Xiaomi Mi Note 2.
Specifications of Xiaomi Mi Note 2:
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 support Dual-Sim mechanism. The type of display is AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. The size of display is 5.7 inches with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. It is equipped with Quad-Core processor. The internal memory of the phone include 64/128 GB with 6 GB RAM or 64 GB with 4 GB RAM.
The camera of the phone include 22.5 MP Primary camera with Dual-LED flash including features and 8MP secondary camera for selfies. The connectivity medium include WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC, Infrared port and USB. It is powered by Li-Ion 4070 mAh battery to support the power back-up.
Features of LineageOS 16:
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.
This is the awesome app that will help user to easily reach their destination. With Slices feature, the user will be able to use app functions without entering in it. Whenever, the user will search for that particular application. It will prompt a small properties window containing few quick actions related to that application. This function of this feature is much quicker and user friendly.
This feature is quite outstanding as it work with artificial intelligence. The feature will take notice of the time, when you will change the brightness and will remember it for future and will adjust the brightness according to time and brightness.
Methods To Download and install LineageOS 16 on Xiaomi Mi Note 2:
- Unlock the bootloader on Xiaomi Mi Note 2. Click on the link below to follow the complete guide.
- Download and install the TWRP recovery and Root your Xiaomi Mi Note 2. Click on the link below to follow guide.
- Make Back-up of your important data and also battery of your phone should be 50-60%.
Download LineageOS 16 and Gapps For Xiaomi Mi Note 2:
Simple Steps To install LineageOS 16 on Xiaomi Mi Note 2:
Step 1: Before proceeding, you need to unlock bootloader, install TWRP recovery and root your Xiaomi Mi Note 2. As I have provided the link above to follow the complete guide.
Step 2: Download the above files of LineageOS 16 and Gapps and transfer it to the internal storage of your phone.
Step 3: Boot your phone into TWRP recovery, switch off your phone, press and hold power and volume down buttons simultaneously until you see the TWRP logo.
Step 4: Tap the “backup” option and then “Data” and “Cache” from the recovery menu.
Step 5: Tap on the “install” option and then locate the downloaded ROM file which you have transferred it to the internal storage of your phone. 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 your Xiaomi Mi Note 2.
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