Steps to Install Android 7.1.2 Nougat Based Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on Redmi Note 3

In recent years, the Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi has gain grounds in the 2nd largest smartphone consumer market, India with its Redmi series. Unveiled in the year 2016 Redmi Note 3 has created a loss of buzz among tech-savvy flocks, enough to send jittering vibes in the camp of its competitor, Samsung, and Micromax.

However, this flagship comes along with an issue, which is, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is still operating on Android version 6.0 Marshmallow. There is no official word from the company’s side, will there be a Nougat upgrade. Hence, if you want to run Nougat based ROM OS; need to install a third party custom ROM.

There is a plethora of ROM sources out over the world wide web, and here we’re putting forth the tutorial to install Flash Android 7.1.2 Nougat based OS 14.1 on your Redmi Note 3 device. But, first, let’s scroll down to know what exactly ROM is and its features.

A Brief about ROM

Similar to Nougat7.1 based Lineage OS 14.1; ROM supports calls, SMS data, and VoLTE. In addition, this OS is compatible with Jio SIM. Furthermore, features camera, fingerprint scanner, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and camcorder works flawlessly on ROM; resolving the issues associated with Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Pre-Requisite for Installing ROM on your Redmi Device

Firstly, ensure you have a backdrop of the personal data you have on your smartphone. Since clearing up the internal memory of the device is the fundamental requirement; you will end up losing critical data if not backed before time.

Secondly, you need to set up a third party recovery software o your Redmi phone; TWRP custom recovery software has seen the most number of its users.

Then, make sure your smartphone is fully charged to run the process of installation; otherwise, you might get struck in the middle of award situation.

And, at last, from the below highlighted obtain the files; these are firmware files, and without them your installation process is incomplete.

Lineage OS 14.1 Nougat ROM For Redmi Note 3

Now Let’s Move on the Installation Process

After the successful extraction of firmware files from the link above, its time to begin the installation procedure!

Step 1, copy the download .zip ROM to the SD present in your smartphone. This is a vital step, to begin with, installation process because set up will obtain the file from the SD s your phone memory will be cleared.

Step 2, switch on your device and turn on the recovery mode. This can be simply done by using the shortcut Volume Down + Power Key simultaneously.

Step 3, when in recovery mode, go to “Wipe and Format Option=Wipe Data System, Cache and Dalvik Cache” though internal memory.

Step 4, upon wiping up of the internal memory, go the recovery and tap install.

Step 5, locate the. Zip ROM file download earlier, select and then swipe to flash it.

Step 6, after set up, the last step is to flash gapps.

At last, keep in mind, the first rebooting may take a long time as it will be initiating all the files, so stay patient and don’t jump the gun. For any query and doubt, feel free to drop a line in the comment section below.

Navneet Singh

An IT Engineer by Education and Internet Marketer by Profession. Here at Techinfo Junction, he covers exclusive news and how-to around gadgets.