Good news for Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime users, now LineageOS 16 is available for it. LineageOS 16 is totally based on Android 9 Pie. You can now manually update your phone to a LineageOS 16 on Your Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime. In this tutorial we will discuss some of the features of LineageOS 16 and will guide you how to flash the ROM on Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime.
Features of LineageOS 16
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.
Specifications of Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime
Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime comes with 5.0 inches display supporting resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. It support Hybrid Dual-Sim. It is powered by octa-core 2.0 GHz cortex-A53 processor. The internal memory of the phone include 32 GB with 3 GB RAM and also support micro-SD card upto 256 GB.
The internal memory of the phone include 13MP primary camera with Dual-LED flash including features and 5MP secondary camera for selfies. The connectivity medium include WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, Infrared port, Radio and USB. It is powered by Li-Po 4100 mAh battery to support the power back-up.
Simple Methods To Download and install LineageOS 16 on Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime
Before proceeding, you need to follow some of the pre-requirements:
- Unlock the bootloader on Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime. Click on the link below to follow the guide:
Simple Guide To Unlock Bootloader on Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime.
- Download and install TWRP Custom Recovery and Root Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime. Click on the link to follow the guide:
Simple Guide To install TWRP recovery and Root Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime.
- Make Back-up of your important data and also the battery of your phone should be 50-60%.
Download LineageOS 16 and Gapps For Xiaomi Redmi 4 prime
- LineageOS 16 For Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime.
- Gapps 64 bit & Gapps 32 bit.
Simple Steps To Flash LineageOS 16 on Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime
Step 1: Make sure that you have unlocked the bootloader, installed TWRP recovery and rooted your Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime. Which I have provided the links above to follow the complete guide.
Step 2: Download the above files of LineageOS 16 and Gapps and then transfer it to the internal storage of your phone.
Step 3: Boot your phone into TWRP recovery, turn off your phone, press and hold power and Volume down buttons simultaneously until you see the TWRP logo.
Step 4: Tap on “back-up” option and the “Data” and “Cache” from the recovery menu.
Step 5: Then tap on “install” option and locate the downloaded ROM file which you have transferred to the internal storage of your phone.
Step 6: Wait for the flashing process to complete and reboot your phone and then you will be booted into LineageOS 16 on Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime.
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