Install Android 8.0 Oreo AOSP ROM on Xiaomi Mi3 and Mi4 [Cancro]

Android 8.0 Oreo has been released for Nexus and Pixel devices while other devices are still on the waiting list. The devices on Android 8.0 Oreo waiting list are still hopeful to get Android Oreo update soon but there are some devices like Xiaomi Mi 3 and Mi 4 which are never going to get the Oreo update from the manufacturer. As you know Google has already released Android 8.0 source code for developers, so here developers play their role and that’s the output of their first AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo ROM released for Xiaomi mi 3 and mi 4. Credit goes to an XDA member “vasishath” for posting the ROM on the forum.

The ROM is based on Android 8.0 Oreo which can be installed on Xiaomi Mi 3 and Mi 4 along with Google Apps. We have mentioned each and every step below to download and install Android 8.0 Oreo AOSP ROM on Xiaomi Mi3 and Mi4. The Oreo ROM for Mi 3 and Mi 4 is stable and most of the features are also working fine, you can check the list below and visit the source for more information regarding ROM.

What’s working:

  • Phone boots luckily
  • Ril
  • Camera
  • Wifi
  • Bluetooth
  • Sensors
  • that is improtant

Whats not?

  • Nothing major

Process to install Android 8.0 Oreo AOSP ROM on Xiaomi Mi 3 and Mi 4

Some pre-requisites before you begin:

Your device battery should be in good health (70%) to avoid the shutting down while in flashing process.

A TWRP custom recovery must be installed on your device, if you haven’t, download TWRP recovery from here and then follow this guide to install it.

Create a Nandroid back up of important data including complete System with all apps and messages, follow this guide to create a Nandroid backup via TWRP recovery.

Upgrade latest USB drivers for your device on PC. Download latest Xiaomi USB drivers here [For a stable PC-phone connection].

Downloads section:

Download Android 8.0 Oreo AOSP ROM for Xiaomi Mi 3 and Mi 4

Download Android 8.0 Oreo Google Apps

Now transfer both file on your device storage.

Install Section.

Turn off your device and boot into TWRP recovery.

Once your device boots into recovery mode then follow this guide to flash Android 8.0 Oreo AOSP ROM on your Xiaomi Redmi Mi3 and Mi4 via TWRP recovery.

Solution to a failed boot issue.

Follow this guide to solve the bootloop issue. [If you think your device stuck at boot animation for quite a long time]

That’s it! If you have successfully installed Android 8.0 Oreo AOSP ROM on your Xiaomi Redmi Mi3 and Mi4, give us your feedback and stay tuned for more updates.

via XDA