AICP 13.1 Android 8.1 Oreo for Xiaomi Mi 4C is now ready to download and install via an official development build. The AICP is a new ROM and stands for Android Ice Cold Project which was started on HTC DesireHD smartphone. Later it started to bring more and more developments to the ROM community. The AICP 13.1 ROM brings the features of Lineage OS, AOKP, Slim and much other customs ROM. Now you can get the experience of latest Android 8.1 Oreo OS on your smartphone by flashing this custom firmware.
The AICP 13.1 Android 8.1 Oreo ROM comes with tons of new features and customization like picture-in-picture mode, Android Instant App compatibility, New app notifications, notification dots on app icons, Auto-fill (like on Chrome), Better copy and paste, Better battery life, Faster Android behind the scenes, advanced Doze mode and much more. Remember that this ROM is not officially announced by Xiaomi but just a custom ROM. Your phone must be rooted and installed with the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM (ClockworkMod) to flash this AICP 13.1 custom ROM on Xiaomi Mi 4C. The Xiaomi Mi 4C was launched in September 2015. The smartphone comes with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop and later upgraded to Android 7.0 Nougat. Now you can install Android 8.1 Oreo via official AICP 13.1 custom firmware.
The Android 8.1 Oreo-based AICP 13.1 ROM is specially built for Xiaomi Mi 4C to increase reliability and performance over stock Android for your device. Before proceeding, don’t forget to take the full backup of all your valuable data. Because while flashing this custom firmware, your entire data will be wiped clean. If you are interested in installing official AICP 13.1 Android 8.1 Oreo custom ROM on your Xiaomi Mi 4C then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The AICP 13.1 Android 8.1 Oreo custom ROM and the instructions given in this guide are working only for the Xiaomi Mi 4C. Check the model number of your Xiaomi Mi 4C from Settings > About Phone.
- Create a proper backup of all your existing data. Settings on the phone before proceeding to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Xiaomi Mi 4C by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Xiaomi Mi 4C USB Drivers on the PC.
- The Xiaomi Mi 4C should be rooted with the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your Mi 4C must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the Xiaomi Mi 4C is at least above 80% before going ahead.
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Steps to Install AICP 13.1 Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Mi 4C:
1: – First, download AICP 13.1 Android 8.1 Oreo custom ROM for Xiaomi Mi 4C on the desktop of the PC.
2: – Plug your device into the PC using its USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.
3: – Transfer AICP 13.1 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.
4: – Unplug the Xiaomi Mi 4C from the PC and power it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.
5: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time to enter into Recovery Mode.
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.
7: – Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose to install zip from SD card → choose zip from sd card.
8: – Navigate to the AICP 13.1 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+++++ after the installation completes from Recovery Menu. Reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.
Your Xiaomi Mi 4C will reboot now. It will take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.
Done! You’ve successfully updated Xiaomi Mi 4C to the latest AICP 13.1 Android 8.1 Oreo ROM.