You can now download and install LineageOS 16 for Redmi 3S. Here is how to install LineageOS 16 on Redmi 3S, with a step-by-step guide. This LineageOS 16 build is brought to you by developer riteshsaxena.
THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD OF LineageOS 16 FOR Redmi 3S, WHICH MAY HAVE BUGS.
MAKE SURE TO BACKUP ALL DATA OF YOUR PHONE.
FLASH AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Installing a custom ROM may require an unlock bootloader on Redmi 3S, which may VOID your warranty and may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone.
You are the only person doing changes to your phone; neither the developer nor I can be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.
Status of the Redmi 3S LineageOS 16 ROM:
– Almost Everything
– Goodix resets after reboot
– Hardware Encryption
REQUIRED GUIDES AND DOWNLOADS TO INSTALL LineageOS 16 ON Redmi 3S:
HOW TO DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL LineageOS 16 ON Redmi 3S – Android 9 Pie CUSTOM ROM:
Following are the two sub-sections of this Redmi 3S LineageOS 16 guide:
First time installation of LineageOS 16 on Redmi 3S
Upgrading LineageOS 16 on Redmi 3S from a previous build of LineageOS 16 ROM
Flashing LineageOS 16 on Redmi 3S for the first time:
Points 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.
Download and Copy the Redmi 3S LineageOS 16 ROM and Android Pie GApps ZIP file to your phone.
Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this LineageOS 16 on Redmi 3S.
– 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 Custom Recovery Installation Guide (it’s a generic guide which will work for TWRP as well as any other recovery)
– Installing TWRP recovery requires an unlocked bootloader on Redmi 3S
Wipe the data partition (or do a factory reset), Cache partition, Dalvik Cache or ART cache and Format the System partition.
Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the LineageOS 16 on Redmi 3S.
Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 9 Pie with LineageOS 16 on Redmi 3S.
After installing LineageOS 16 on Redmi 3S you may want to install Google Camera (GCam) or enable ROOT access on your phone and here is how you can do that:
– How to ROOT LineageOS 16
– GCam for Android Pie (this page contains a huge list of GCam for all available devices)
If there is no ROOT access for some reason even after installing the LineageOS SU binary, then you can try SuperSU rooting guide to enable ROOT access.
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