Download Havoc OS Pie GSI ROM (Android 9.0) on Xiaomi Mi Note 2

You can now download the latest Android 9.0 Pie for Xiaomi Mi Note 2 (GSI). The new Android 9.0 installation is possible on Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is using Havoc OS ROM. It’s a custom ROM which is very close to stock and it is based on AOSP. Google released the Android 9.0 Pie update for Android and the Pixel devices received the final stable updates. The current Version is Havoc V2 GSI 20181027 that brings many important features like more network modes support to LTE tile, a One-handed mode in button actions, option to select Default GPU renderer, Battery percent on lock screen etc. Go ahead to download and install Havoc OS Pie ROM On Xiaomi Mi Note 2 (GSI).

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor. It comes with a 5.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. This phone has 64 GB internal storage (not expandable) and has 4 GB RAM. Xiaomi Mi Note 2 runs on 4070mAh non-removable battery.

Havoc OS Pie GSI ROM Android 9.0 Pie

All credit goes to the senior member mountaser halak over XDA for developing and sharing the Android 9.0 Pie-based Havoc OS ROM for Xiaomi Mi Note 2. Many users have tested the ROM and found it very stable. Therefore, Xiaomi Mi Note 2 users can use this ROM as a daily driver. Now follow the given guide to Install Havoc OS Pie ROM On Xiaomi Mi Note 2 (Android 9.0). Here is the official link and more information about the ROM.

Havoc OS


  • System-wide Rounded UI
  • Full OMS support
  • System-wide burn-in protection
  • Spectrum support
  • Compiled using SDCLANG
  • Razer Phone lock/unlock sounds
  • OTA support
  • Signature spoofing
  • Micro-G support

Included Apps:

  • AdAway
  • Google Calculator
  • Google Markup
  • Lean Launcher


AndroidBlog will not responsible for any damage occurred to your device while following this guide, proceed at your own risk.


  • Create a proper backup of all your existing data before proceeding to the installation guide.
  • Make sure that the bootloader of your phone is unlocked and your device is rooted.
  • Also, the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP should be installed on your phone.
  • Ensure that the battery level of your phone is more than 60% to avoid unexpected shutdowns while installation.


Install Havoc OS Pie ROM On Xiaomi Mi Note 2 – Android 9.0 Pie Update

  • First of all, download the required files from the above links and unzip them on the desktop of your PC.
  • Connect your phone with PC using its USB data cable.
  • Transfer the downloaded files to the root folder of the internal storage of your device.
  • Next, reboot your device to the TWRP recovery.
  • Go back to the main menu of TWRP and wipe cache, data, and system before flashing the ROM

Note: To perform Wipe data: Navigate to Wipe —> Advanced Wipe and select Dalvik/ART cache, cache, System, Vendor, and Data and then swipe to wipe.

  • Now go back to the TWRP main menu and install the GSI ROM which is just a system image.
    • Navigate to Install -> Install Image -> select system.img

Install Havoc OS ROM on Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Using ADB and Fastboot

  • Download and install ADB and fastboot on your computer.
  • Copy/paste the GSI system .img file to the ADB folder.
  • Connect your device to the computer and boot your device into bootloader mode.
  • Type the following command in Windows power shell and hit Enter to flash the ROM.
 "fastboot flash system <image name>.img"

Once the flashing process completes, reboot your device and your device will boot into Android 9.0 Pie based Havoc OS ROM.

Let us know in the comments area below if you have any issues or questions.

Aamir Jamal

An Android Geek and audiophile who love to read and write reviews/tutorials about gadgets and new tech stuff. He has written 1007 guides and other posts.

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