Tutorial to install official Lineage OS 14.1 on Xiaomi Redmi 1S (armani)

Here it goes, official Lineage OS 14.1 is now released for Xiaomi Redmi 1S code name ‘armani‘. Xiaomi Redmi 1S is an old device released back in 2014, the device is equipped with 1GB RAM, quad core processor and Andreno 305 GPU. On opening the box the device was running Android Jelly Bean but later it was up-gradable to Android KitKat so if you are still running the older KitKat firmware then here is great chance for you to run the latest version of Android on your Xiaomi Redmi 1S. Below we have mentioned the complete process to download and install official Lineage OS 14.1 nightly on Xiaomi Redmi 1S.

The process to flash official Lineage OS 14.1 on Redmi 1S is not a very difficult task infact you need to pay attentions on the instructions below. If you have a custom recovery like TWRP recovery installed on your device already then all you need to do is just flash the ROM zip from recovery along latest Lineage OS gapps and that’s it. For your ease we also mentioned the guide to install TWRP recovery on your device as well. The process to install Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on all devices is almost the same so we use the same process for Redmi 1S as well.

You can also: Download the last CyanogenMod 11 upto 14.1 builds from this guide.

Process to install official Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on Xiaomi Redmi 1S

Some pre-requisites before you begin:

Downloads section:

Install Section.

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]

Enable Root Access for Apps.

How to enable root access for Apps on Lineage OS 14.1 ROM

That’s it! If you have successfully installed official Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on your Xiaomi Redmi 1S, give us your feedback and stay tuned for more updates.