FYI: Lineage OS for Xiaomi Mi4c is also available to download
Preparing the conquest before the batle:
This tutorial is supported only with the Xiaomi Mi4i devices, codenamed with (ferrari).
Make sure you’ve rooted and have a TWRP Recovery installed on your smartphone. Read this TWRP instalation guide for any android devices.
In order to correctly install this Nougat ROM you will need to wipe the data and factory reset your Mi4i This step is included in the tutorial and it means that you will have to backup all your files. The best option is to make anandroid backup.
Make sure that your smartphone’s battery charge level is over 20%. This will prevent it from powering down while you’re updating you Xiaomi Mi4i to Nougat 7.1.1 using Lineage OS ROM. Now, chaaarge.. :D
More to note:
Try to avoid restoring apps backup using Titanium Backup. It may break things up.
Don’t restore system data using Titanium Backup! It will definitely break the current installation.
It is also discouraged to Restoring Apps + Data using Titanium Backup
If you done with all prequisites and adfitional notes mentioned above, you can now forward to these steps.
1. Download Lineage OS for Xiaomi Mi4i Android 7.1.1 Nougat
The Nougat 7.1 Lineage OS for Xiaomi Mi4i has aproxately 400MB in size, it’s highly recommended to connect the phone to a stable WiFi network if available.
2. Download Nougat Lineage OS Gapps
Lineage OS rom based on Android 7.1.1 with 64 bit architecture you can download these smallest compatibel GApps package with arm64 sdk 7.1, provided by opengapps.org
Or you can choose the other suitable gapps packages.
3. Installing Nougat 7.1.1 Lineage OS on Xiaomi Mi4i (ferrari)
How to Install Nougat 7.1.1 Lineage OS on Xiaomi Mi4i and adding GApps into Lineage OS.
Transfer both the Custom ROM and Nougat Lineage OS Gapps packages to the internal storage of your device.
Power off your device and boot into TWRP Recovery mode.
Once, you are into TWRP Recovery main menu, you need to make a hard reset. From the TWRP main menu tap on the wipe button and select Advanced Wipe. Then select all Dalvik cache, System, Data and Cache options.
Flash the custom ROM now. Choose the Install option from the recovery menu and choose the ROM zip from the file manager.
Reboot into revovery after completed, don't reboot into system yet.
Now, flash the Nougat Lineage OS Gapps package that you’ve downloaded before in the same way as you did with the custom ROM
Reboot the device into system and complete the initial setup. Enjoy Android Nougat 7.1 with Lineage 14.1 for Xiaomi Mi4i.
Now you know where you can download Nougat 7.1.1 Lineage OS for Xiaomi Mi4i and install it on your smartphone.
You can also read how to enable native root access in Lineage OS here. In those guide also explained to you how to replace native root with supersu.
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