android nougat for redmi note 3

Unofficial CM14 based Android Nougat ROM is available for Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. XDA developer Santosh M releases the ROM for several android devices including Redmi Note 3.

Note: The ROM is still in development phase. The user may face unexpected bugs and force close issues.


  • TWRP installed Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 phone. Do not try this on another device.
  • The device must be rooted.
  • Enabled USB debugging. To do this Go to Settings->Developer options
  • At least 70% charge

Note: Take full back-up before you proceed. Flashing custom ROM may void your warranty. Xiaomi Ninja is not responsible for any kind of damage.

Here is the step by step guideline to install Android Nougat on Redmi Note 3:

Step 1: Firstly you need to download the ROM. Click here to download the ROM.

Step 2: Download suitable GAAPS for your device. Click here to download GAAPS.

Step 3: Put the above downloaded file into device SD card storage.

Step 4: Now boot the device into TWRP recovery mode. To do this press volume down and power button at the same time.

Step 5: Perform a factory reset. To do this go to Wipe->Advanced Wipe->Select Wipe Cache, Dalvik System Cache, and data. Then Swipe to confirm the action.

Step 6: Return to recovery main menu window and click on “Install”. Now navigate to the downloaded ROM file and swipe to confirm the flashing process. Do the same flash process for GAAPS.

Step 7: Wipe Cache and Dalvik Cache again from the recovery main menu again and reboot your device.

Now you have successfully installed Android Nougat AOSP ROM on Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. Enjoy!

  • Lee Ginty

    Would love to get android 6 for my Redmi Note 2, both released August 2015 🙂

  • Subbir Ahmed Dhruba