Install LineageOS 15.1 On Mi A1 [Download Oreo 8.1]

LineageOS 15.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo is released a few days back and now the Xiaomi Mi A1 user can also install LineageOS 15.1 On Mi A1 phone. The latest build is based on the Android 8.1 Oreo and comes with lots of new features and customization. We tested this new Android 8.1 OREO ROM on our Mi A1 and all the features are working fine. so today here in this guide we are sharing the details to install LineageOS 15.1 On Mi A1. After that, you can enjoy all the new features of OREO 8.1 on your phone. the guide is pretty simple and all you have to flash three files on your phone to run the LineageOS 15.1 On Mi A1.

All you need Mi A1 phone with unlock bootloader and ADB files to flash the LineageOS 15.1 on your phone. The ROM doesn’t come with the Google apps, so you need to flash the Gapps zip file to install all the latest Google Apps on your Mi A1 phone to run with the Custom ROM. So let’s take a look how to Download LineageOS 15.1 and flash the same on Mi A1 phone.

LineageOS 15.1 On Mi A1

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Guide to Install LineageOS 15.1 On Mi A1

Read all the steps very carefully and follow all the steps one by pone on your phone. Technobuzz.net is not responsible for any damage that might happen to your phone during this process.

Pre-requisites to Install LineageOS 15.1

1. Unlock the Bootloader of Your Mi A1.

2. You need to downgrade your phone to Nougat from OREO. You can try it on OREO too, but sometimes the flashing will create a problem. So its recommended to Downgrade to Nougat.

3. Do take the Full backup of your phone. This flashing process will delete all the data from your phone.

4. Make sure that your phone is fully charged or battery is above 70%.

5. A Cup of tea, Coz the process is a little bit lengthy.

Download LineageOS 15.1 for Mi A1

LineageOS 15.1 zip file for Mi A1 – Download Here

Gapps Zip (ARM64 Nano) file to Install Google Apps – Download Here

Magisk Manager to Root Mi A1 – Download Here

ADB drivers to run fastboot commands – Download here

TWRP Recovery – Download Here

Whats Working on LineageOS 15.1

  • Boots
  • RIL (Calls, SMS, Data)
  • Fingerprint
  • IR Blaster
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • Camera
  • Camcorder
  • Video Playback
  • Audio
  • Sensors
  • Flash
  • LED
  • FM Radio
  • GPS
  • Volte

Steps to Install LineageOS 15.1 On Mi A1

1. Install the ADB drivers on your Windows PC and you will see the ADB folder on your Windows C Drive.

2. Open the ADB folder and save the TWRP recovery file in the folder.

3. Now time to boot the Mi A1 phone in Fastboot Mode. To do this first turn off your phone and Hold Volume Down + Power Button. Now your phone will boot in fastboot mode. And you will Fastboot icon on your screen.

Mi A1 Fastboot Mode

4. Now connect your phone to the PC with USB cable.

5. Open the Command Prompt Window in ADB folder. To do this Hold Shift button on your Keyboard and Right click on the empty space of the Folder and Select Open Command prompt window.

6. Now in the command prompt run the following command to boot your phone TWRP recovery.

fastboot boot recovery-3.1.1-1-deadman.img

7. Now Mi A1 phone boot in TWRP mode.

8. Go to Wipe > Advanced Wipe and Wipe Dalvik, system, data, Internal.

9. After that Go back to home screen of TWRP, tap on Reboot > Bootloader.

10. Now your phone will boot again fastboot mode.

11. Again run the following command to boot in TWRP mode.

fastboot boot recovery-3.1.1-1-deadman.img

12. Once you are on TWRP home screen. Go to Your Mi A1 folder on your desktop and save all the three zip files (LineageOS 15.1 zip file, Gapps Zip file, and Magisk Manager Zip file) on your phone.

13. Now tap on the Install option in TWRP and select the LineageOS 15.1 zip file and Swipe to Confirm Flash.

14. After that Go back to home screen of TWRP, tap on Reboot > Bootloader.

15. Now your phone will boot again fastboot mode.

16. Again run the following command to boot in TWRP mode.

fastboot boot recovery-3.1.1-1-deadman.img

17. Tap on install button and Flash the Gapps File.

18. Once the Gapps file is flashed, flash the Magisk Manager.

19. Now tap on the Wipe Cache and Reboot System.

20. Now your phone will reboot on Android 8.1 LineageOS 15.1. The first boot will take some time near about 5 to 10 minutes.

Video Guide to Install LineageOS 15.1 On Mi A1

Direct link to YouTube Video

So this is easy way to download the lineageOS 15.1 and install the same on your Xiaomi Mi A1. If you have any doubts regarding this guide, then leave the comments below. We will help you to fix it up

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