How to Install Lineage OS 14.1 on Redmi 4A

The Redmi 4A requires no introduction, and as that device that took Xiaomi to greater levels, this small phone certainly deserves some appreciation. The popularity among the users has certainly lead to the development of a lot of custom ROMs. Today we’ll be checking out How to Install Lineage OS 14.1 on  Redmi 4A.

Redmi 4A sports a 5 inch 720p HD display, which ensures smooth ergonomics and easy single-handed operation. It also offers screen protection, and also comes with Reading mode and Color temperature adjustment. The device runs the Snapdragon 425 a quad-core processor clocked at 1.4ghz and an Adreno 308 GPU clocked at 500MHz. The Redmi 4A has 2 memory options a 2GB/16GB variant and also a 3GB/32GB option for those who need that extra storage space. This device also packs a 3120 mAh battery that easily lasts a day.How to Install Lineage OS 14.1 on Redmi 4A 1

For people who do not enjoy using the MIUI stock Rom on the Redmi 4A, the developers have managed to release an unofficial version of the Lineage OS ROM. The Lineage OS is a renamed version of the ever famous CyanogenMod, which was once the staple ROM to go to, for Custom Rom users. And now Lineage has taken over and has done a good job. Plenty of customization, ample support and the smoothness and stability of the ROM is what makes the Lineage OS ROM to most of the custom ROM users. Lets now check out how to Install Lineage OS 14.1 on Redmi 4A.

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Things To Remember

  • This tutorial is specifically for Redmi 4A (codename Rolex) and not for any other device.
  • Your device must have Bootloader Unlocked, TWRP or custom recovery with root access before starting this tutorial,
  • Make sure your device is charged up to 70 percent before starting the process.
  • Take a complete backup before starting, using TWRP only, just in case something goes wrong.


Step-by-Step Tutorial to Install Lineage OS 14.1 on Redmi 4A

Step 1: Download all the files and place it in the root folder of the SD card.

Sep 2: Reboot the phone into recovery mode.

Step 3: Wipe data factory reset, Cache partition, Dalvik Cache and Format the System partition.

Step 4: Select Install and select the Lineage OS ROM file, and Swipe to Install.

Step 5: Now to flash Gapps, select Install and select the Gapps and Swipe to Install.

Step 6: Now Press Reboot>>Reboot to system and your phone will restart into the custom ROM Lineage OS 14.1

You have successfully installed Lineage OS 14.1 on your Redmi 4A. Enjoy the customizability of the custom ROM and let us know your reviews in the comments section below.

Tom Thomas

An Electrical Engineer, dreamer, audiophile, hardcore android fanboy, who loves to root and tweak android phones.Currently using a Honor 6X.Self-Proclaimed Technical Consultant

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