LineageOS 16 is a latest unofficial ROM, now available for Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. The ROM include a lot of new and customized features and based on Android 9 Pie. You can also manually update your Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro to LineageOS 16.
In this tutorial we will discuss some of the features of LineageOS 16 and will guide you how to flash LineageOS 16 on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro.
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 Note 5 Pro:
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro comes with 5.9 inches display supporting resolution of 1080×2160 pixels protected by corning gorilla glass technology. It is equipped with octa-core 1.8 GHz processor. The internal memory of the phone include 64 GB with 4 or 6 GB RAM and also support micro-SD card upto 256 GB.
The camera of the phone include Dual 12MP + 5MP primary camera with dual-LED flash including features and 20MP secondary camera with LED flash for selfies. The connectivity medium include WLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, Infrared port, Radio and USB.
It is powered by Li-Po 4000 mAh battery to support the power back-up.
Methods To Download and install LineageOS 16 on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro:
You need to follow some pre-requirements before proceeding to flash the ROM:
- Unlock the bootloader on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro. Click on the link to follow the guide:
Simple Guide to Unlock the bootloader on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro.
- Download and install TWRP recovery and root Xiaomi redmi Note 5 Pro. Click on the link below:
Simple Guide to install TWRP Recovery and Root Xiaomi redmi Note 5 Pro.
- Make back-up of your important data and also the battery of phone should be atleast 60%.
Download LineageOS 16 and Gapps For Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro:
- LineageOS 16 For Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro.
- Gapps 64 bit & Gapps 32 bit.
Steps To install LineageOS 16 on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro:
Step 1: Make sure that you have unlock the bootloader, installed TWRP recovery and rooted your device. As I have provided the link above to follow the complete guide.
Step 2: Download the above files of LineageOS 16 ROM and Gapps 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 locate the downloaded ROM file which you have transferred it 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 on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro.
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