Android Nougat based CM14 ROM is available for Xiaomi Redmi 2/Prime. Senior XDA developer anandmore releases the ROM in MIUI china forum for Redmi 2/Prime.
- TWRP installed Xiaomi Redmi 2/Prime. Do not try this on another device. Click here to see how to install TWRP recovery.
- Turn of Developer option by tapping 7 times on MIUI version
- Enabled USB debugging. To do this Go to Settings->Developer options
- At least 70% charged phone.
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 2/Prime:
Step 1: Firstly, you need to download the ROM. Click here to download the ROM.
Step 2: Download GAAPS installer. 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: Now make backup of your current ROM. Tap on “Backup” and swipe right to create backups. After creating backup go back to TWRP main menu.
Step 6: Now tap on “Wipe” to wipe the system partition. Swipe right to confirm the action.
Step 7: Return to recovery main menu window and click on “Install”. Now navigate to the downloaded ROM and GAAPS file. First select the ROM ZIP package and then click on “Add more ZIP” and select GAAPS package. Now swipe right to start flashing. The whole process can take up-to 5-10 minutes. After completing the process go back and reboot the device.
The above mentioned steps are nicely described in the following video. Let’s watch the video and install Android Nougat with ease.
Here is the video showing how to install Android Nougat on Redmi 2/Prime:
Now you have successfully installed Android Nougat AOSP ROM on Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime. Enjoy!