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How To Install Dirty Unicorns Oreo ROM On Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 [Android 8.1 Oreo]

Good news, finally you can download and install the latest Dirty Unicorns Oreo ROM on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. Xiaomi might be one of the most advanced companies when it comes to technology and it released the Android Oreo officially in the form of beta. If you are one of those people who want to test the stable Android 8.1 Oreo or want to enjoy the real baked sweet of Android 8.1 Oreo, then you are at right place. Here we will be sharing with you how you can download and install the latest Dirty Unicorns Oreo ROM on Xiaomi Mi Mix2. The Dirty Unicorns ROM is one of the best custom ROMs which is built from AOSP and comes with tons of new features and changes like SmartBar, Pulse, Full rootless Substratum support, Statusbar Customization, Fling, Quick Settings Tweaks, Gesture Support and much more.

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 was launched in September 2017 and it is powered by Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processor coupled. The smartphone comes with 5.99-inches display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels along with 6/8GB of RAM and 64/128/256GB internal memory. By following this simple step by step guide, you can easily and quickly install Dirty Unicorns Oreo ROM on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The ROM is a stable build, you can use it as a daily driver. Remember that this ROM is not officially announced by Xiaomi but just a custom ROM. Your device should be rooted, and a custom recovery like TWRP or ClockworkMod (CWM) should be already installed on it to flash Dirty Unicorns Oreo ROM on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2.

All credit goes to the Dirty Unicorns team which brings and share this much awaited Dirty unicorn Oreo ROM for Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 with V12 (Version DU12). The Android 8.1 Oreo ROM comes with some of the new features and customizations which found in the first version of Oreo. Before proceeding don’t forget to take the full backup of all your valuable data. If you want to install install Dirty Unicorns Oreo ROM on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo then go ahead and follow the given steps.

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Dirty Unicorns Oreo ROM on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2


The Dirty Unicorns Android 8.1 Oreo custom ROM and the instructions given in this guide are working only for the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2. Check the model number of your Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 from Settings > About Phone.


AndroidBlog will not responsible for any kind of damage occurred to your Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 during or after the installation of Dirty Unicorns Android 8.1 Oreo ROM. Proceed at your own risk.


  • Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before proceeding to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
  • Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 USB Drivers on the PC.
  • The bootloader of your Mi Mix 2 must be unlocked.
  • Make sure that the battery level of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is at least above 80% before going ahead.

Required Files:

Steps to Flash Dirty Unicorns Oreo ROM on Xiaomi Mi Mix 2:

Step No 1: – First, download Dirty Unicorns Android 8.1 Oreo custom ROM for Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 on the desktop of the PC.

Step No 2: – Plug your device into the PC using its USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.

Step No 3: – Transfer Dirty Unicorns Android 8.1 Oreo ROM .zip file which you’ve already downloaded from the above links to the root folder of your SD card on the phone.

Step No 4: – Unplug the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 from the PC and power it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.

Step No 5: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time to enter into Recovery Mode.

Step No 6: – While your device is now in CWM Recovery, perform wipe data/factory reset, wipe cache partition and wipe dalvik cache also by navigating to Advanced > Wipe Dalvik Cache.

Note: – wipe dalvik cache will help you to prevent boot loops and other errors while ROM installation.

Step No 7: – Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose to install zip from SD card → choose zip from sd card.

Step No 8: – Navigate to the Dirty Unicorns Android 8.1 Oreo custom ROM .zip file which you’ve already transferred to the SD card of your device previously. Select the ROM .zip file using the Power button and confirm the installation to begin.

9:- Navigate to +++++Go Back+++++ once the installation complete. From Recovery Menu, reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.

Your Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 will reboot and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.

Done! You’ve successfully updated Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 to the latest Dirty Unicorns Android 8.1 Oreo ROM.

Bhatti Junaid

He continuously writes tech articles and development code. Also, appreciates excellent food, exceptional coffee and great company. He has written 266 guides and other posts.

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