Android Nougat-based Lineage OS 14.1 for Redmi Note 3 installation guide

android nougat for redmi note 3

Android Nougat 7.1.1 base Lineage OS 14.1 is available for Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

There is no word from Xiaomi to release Nougat update for Redmi Note 3. Try Lineage OS 14.1 until official ROM is not available.

Pre-requisite:

  • TWRP installed Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 with Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650 SoC. Do not try this on another device.
  • Bootloader unlocked device.
  • 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 Lineage OS 14.1 for Redmi Note 3 SD:

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

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

Step 3: Put the downloaded files 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 GAPPS.

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 7.1.1 base Lineage OS 14.1 on Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. Enjoy!

  • Worrying about Unlocking the BootLoader of my RN3, is that safe? (i dont care about data)

    • Agung TW

      It is save to have your device unlocked, I’ve unlocked my kenzo (official) for almost over six month