If you are Xiaomi Redmi 4x user, then we have an amazing news for you. You can now update your Xiaomi Redmi 4x to a latest unofficial update called LineageOS 16. LineageOS 16 include a lot of new features and tweaks. It is based on Android 9 Pie.
In this tutorial we will guide how to flash the ROM on your Xiaomi Redmi 4x. Just follow this article and you are good to go.
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 4x:
Xiaomi Redmi 4x comes with 5.0 inches display supporting resolution of 720×1280 pixels protected by corning gorilla glass technology. It support Dual-Sim mechanism. It is equipped with octa-core 1.4 GHz cortex-A53 processor.
The internal memory of the phone include many varients 64 GB with 4 GB RAM or 32 GB with 3 GB RAM or 16 GB with 2 GB RAM and also support micro-SD card upto 128 GB. The camera of the phone include 13MP primary camera with 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.
Methods To Download and install LineageOS 16 on Xiaomi Redmi 4x:
Before proceeding, you need to follow some pre-requirements:
- Unlock the bootloader on Xiaomi Redmi 4x. Click on the link below to follow the complete guide:
- Download and install TWRP recovery and root your Xiaomi Redmi 4x. Click on the link below:
- Make back-up of your important data and make sure that you have atleast 50-60% battery.
Download LineageOS 16 and Gapps:
Simple Steps to install LineageOS 16 on Xiaomi Redmi 4x:
Step 1: Make sure that you have unlock the bootloader, installed TWRP recovery and rooted your Xiaomi Redmi 4x. 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 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: Tap on “install” option and then locate the downloaded ROM file which you have transferred it to the internal storage of your phone. Select it. Tap on “Add more zip files” and then select Gapps file and “Swipe to confirm flash”.
Step 6: Wait for the flashing process to complete and reboot your phone, then your will be booted into LineageOS 16 on Xiaomi Redmi 4x.
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