Android Pie 9.0 for Redmi Note 5 Pro is now available to download. This is a quite stable BETA build of Android Pie for Redmi Note 5 Pro (whyred), which can be usable as a daily driver.
This AOSP build of Android Pie 9.0 for Redmi Note 5 Pro is brought to you by akhilnarang.
DONATION TO PROJECT/DEVELOPER(s):
Please consider for a small contribution to akhilnarang for the effort to build this ROM:
– donation to akhilnarang
THIS IS AN INITIAL BETA BUILD OF Redmi Note 5 Pro ANDROID PIE (Android 9).
MAKE SURE TO BACKUP EVERYTHING BEFORE YOU INSTALL THIS ANDROID PIE ROM ON Redmi Note 5 Pro.
– You are the only person making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.
Status of this Android Pie 9 AOSP ROM for Redmi Note 5 Pro:
– Almost Everything
– Hardware Encryption
REQUIRED LINKS AND FILES OF ANDROID PIE 9.0 FOR Redmi Note 5 Pro:
- TWRP recovery for Redmi Note 5 Pro
– This recovery guide requires an unlock bootloader on Redmi Note 5 Pro.
- AOSP downlaod link to the Android Pie 9.0 for Redmi Note 5 Pro
- ARM64 GApps download for Android Pie 9.0 ROM (download the BitGapps)
HOW TO FLASH/INSTALL ANDROID PIE 9.0 ON Redmi Note 5 Pro:
Follow this guide if you are flashing Android 9.0 Pie on Redmi Note 5 Pro for the first time, or coming from any other ROM of any Android version:
– Try to avoid restoring apps backup using any application such as: 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.
- Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this Android 9.0 Pie for Redmi Note 5 Pro.
– Make sure to have a Custom recovery like a TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery.
– If not then download the TWRP recovery from Downloads link and follow the TWRP flashing Guide (it’s a generic guide which will work for TWRP or any other recovery)
- Backup system, vendor, boot, data of your Redmi Note 5 Pro phone
- Wipe the data partition (or do a factory reset), wipe cache, ART or Dalvik cache and Format the System partition.
– Here is a guide explaining How to wipe data using TWRP.This will delete all your data on your phone. You may consider complete backup of your phone data or take a NANDROID backup of the current ROM
– How to backup Data on Android Phone
- Download and Copy the Android Pie GApps and Redmi Note 5 Pro Android 9 Pie AOSP ROM ZIP files to your phone by using MTP mode in TWRP.
- Flash the Redmi Note 5 Pro Android 9 Pie AOSP ROM file that you have copied into the phone.
– Here is a post explaining how to install recovery flashable zip file
- Then flash the Android 9.0 Pie GApps (Android 9 Pie GApps package).
– Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.
- Reboot and Enjoy the Android 9.0 Pie on Redmi Note 5 Pro.
Upgrading from earlier version of Android Pie on Redmi Note 5 Pro (whyred):
- Copy the latest Android 9 Pie for Redmi Note 5 Pro ROM ZIP file, Android 9 Pie GApps package to the phone.
- Boot into TWRP Recovery on Redmi Note 5 Pro.
– Make sure you have a latest custom Recovery that should be able to flash the Android Pie ROM update on Redmi Note 5 Pro.
- Format or wipe the system partition from the custom recovery menu.
- First install the Android 9 Pie ROM ZIP file from device.
– Here is a post explaining how to install recovery flashable zip
- Reboot and see you have the GApps available or not.
– Gapps is built in such a way that it will sustain across ROM updates.
- If you don’t have GApps after upgrading the Android 9 Pie on Redmi Note 5 Pro, then flash the Android GApps once again.
– Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.
- Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the Android 9 Pie for Redmi Note 5 Pro.
TROUBLESHOOTING AFTER INSTALLING ANDROID PIE 9.0 ON Redmi Note 5 Pro:
Of course this Android Pie build for Redmi Note 5 Pro is not stable yet. So, if in case you want to downgrade to Android Oreo then here are some of the options:
– OFFICIAL LineageOS 15.1 Oreo ROM for Redmi Note 5 Pro
– LineageOS 15.1 Oreo ROM for Redmi Note 5 Pro
– Resurrection Remix Oreo ROM for Redmi Note 5 Pro
Where to Download Google Camera for Redmi Note 5 Pro Android Pie?
GCam version 6.x and 7.0 such as: GCam 6.2.030 or Gcam 6.1.021 and some or all GCam 7.0 are compatible with any Android Pie ROM in general.
In case you won’t get your device in the above lists, you can always look into the big list of Google Camera for Android Pie page that contains a huge list of GCam for all available devices.