Download LineageOS 18 for Poco X3 / NFC

Android 11 based LineageOS 18 for Poco X3 / NFC is now available to download. This article explains how to install LineageOS 18 on Poco X3 / NFC with a step-by-step guide.

Follow the links to get other Android 11 builds: Android 11 Download for supported devices.

This LineageOS 18 build for Poco X3 / NFC is brought to you by developer mahajant99.

DONATION TO DEVELOPER(S)/PROJECT:
LineageOS 18 development and porting is a voluntary work! If you want this project keep going, please contribute to the developer(s) and the LineageOS project:
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Poco X3 / NFC LineageOS 18 Download

[su_note note_color=”#F9D9D9″ text_color=”#AA4343″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””]DISCLAIMER:
THIS IS AN INITIAL BUILD OF LineageOS 18 FOR Poco X3 / NFC, WHICH MAY NOT BOOT AT ALL.
MAKE SURE TO BACKUP ALL DATA FROM YOUR PHONE AND KEEP IT IN YOUR MIND THAT YOU ARE FLASHING AT YOUR OWN RISK.[/su_note] [su_note note_color=”#FBF4DD” text_color=”#A38C68″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””]Installing LineageOS 18 for Poco X3 / NFC requires an unlock bootloader of Poco X3 / NFC, which may delete all your data. Before proceeding further you may consider backup all data on the phone.

You are the only person making changes to your phone; neither the developer nor I can be held responsible for the mistakes done by you.[/su_note]

Status of the Poco X3 / NFC LineageOS 18 ROM

WHAT’S WORKING:
– Everything
KNOWN ISSUES:
– Nothing reported yet

 

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Where to download LineageOS 18 for Poco X3 / NFC?

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How to Install LineageOS 18 on Poco X3 / NFC?

[su_note note_color=”#D7E3F4″ text_color=”#728095″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””] Following are the two sub-sections of this Poco X3 / NFC LineageOS 18 update guide:

  1. First time installation of LineageOS 18 for Poco X3 / NFC
  2. Upgrading LineageOS 18 for Poco X3 / NFC from a previous build of LineageOS 18 ROM
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First time Installation of LineageOS 18 on Poco X3 / NFC

[su_note note_color=”#D7E3F4″ text_color=”#728095″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””]This ROM update process requires few guides to be followed and few files to be downloaded. Everything referred in the below guide is provided in the above downloads section.[/su_note]
  1. Download and Copy the LineageOS 18 ROM for Poco X3 / NFC and a compatible GApps to your phone.
  2. Boot into the TWRP custom Recovery to install this Poco X3 / NFC LineageOS 18 ROM. Make sure to use the TWRP provided in above downloads section or any system-as-root configured TWRP for Poco X3 / NFC
    [su_note note_color=”#FBF4DD” text_color=”#A38C68″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””]- By now your phone must have an unlocked bootloader to proceed with other steps. If not, unlock the bootloader first and proceed ahead.[/su_note]
  3. Wipe the data partition, Cache partition, vendor partition and system partition.[su_note note_color=”#D7E3F4″ text_color=”#728095″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””]- Here is a guide explaining how to wipe using TWRP recovery.[/su_note][su_note note_color=”#F9D9D9″ text_color=”#AA4343″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””]This will delete evrything on your phone! You may consider taking a complete backup of your phone data or take a backup of all relevant partitions. Below are few links that may help you in backing up:
    How to backup Android data
    – how to take NANDROID backup on TWRP recovery[/su_note]
  4. Install the Poco X3 / NFC LineageOS 18 ROM file using TWRP recovery or any custom recovery of your choice
    (OR)
    Use ADB Sideload to install the ROM.
    [su_note note_color=”#D7E3F4″ text_color=”#728095″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””]You can use any one of the above mentioned method to install the ROM zip file on the phone.[/su_note]
  5. Reboot into the TWRP recovery again.
  6. Then install the Android 11 GApps package.
    [su_note note_color=”#D7E3F4″ text_color=”#728095″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””]- Here is a post explaining how to install GApps using TWRP recovery.[/su_note]
  7. Reboot and Enjoy the Android 11 based LineageOS 18 for Poco X3 / NFC.
[su_note note_color=”#D8F1C6″ text_color=”#769958″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””]Complete the initial setup and enjoy Android 11 with LineageOS 18 on Poco X3 / NFC.[/su_note]

Upgrading LineageOS 18 on Poco X3 / NFC (surya):

  1. Copy the latest ROM zip file of LineageOS 18 for Poco X3 / NFC, Magisk ROOT package to the phone
  2. Boot into Recovery to flash the updated ROM for Poco X3 / NFC
  3. Wipe the system partition from the TWRP recovery menu.
  4. Install the Poco X3 / NFC LineageOS 18 update, either using TWRP recovery or ADB Sideload.
  5. Reboot and see if you have the GApps and ROOT access or NOT.
    [su_note note_color=”#D8F1C6″ text_color=”#769958″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””]- Most Gapps are built in such a way that it will sustain across ROM updates.[/su_note]
  6. If you don’t have GApps after upgrading the LineageOS 18 on Poco X3 / NFC, then download Android 11 GApps and then flash it.
    [su_note note_color=”#D7E3F4″ text_color=”#728095″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””]- Here is a post explaining how to flash GApps using TWRP recovery.[/su_note]
  7. If you don’t have ROOT after upgrading the LineageOS 18 on Poco X3 / NFC, then flash the Magisk rooting package or follow this Android 11 root guide.
  8. Once everything is done, reboot and Enjoy the LineageOS 18 on Poco X3 / NFC.

Add-on links for Poco X3 / NFC

GCam for Poco X3 / NFC
GCam for Android 11
Google Camera APK for all supported devices

Visit the Poco X3 (surya) | Poco X3 / NFC (karna) page for Google Camera updates, other Android 11, Android Oreo ROMs, Nougat ROMs, or other ROMs and all other device specific topics.

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