UNOFFICIAL Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for Xiaomi Redmi 4X ‘santoni’ released

UNOFFICIAL Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for Xiaomi Redmi 4X code name ‘santoni’ has been released, thanks to an XDA member ‘wzedlare‘ for posting ROM zip on XDA developers website. Lineage OS 14.1 for Xiaomi Redmi 4X is the first build released for the device so you may notice minor issues but overall the features are working fine, you can see the official details about the ROM below where you can find the working/non working features of ROM.

If you own a Xiaomi Redmi 4X and wish to install custom ROM lineage OS 14.1 on it then you have landed on the right page, in this guide we have brought Lineage OS 14.1 nightly ROM for Xiaomi Redmi 4X along complete install instructions.

What’s working:

RIL [Calls, Mobile Data, Dual SIM]
FM Radio

Known issues:

Fingerprint on devices which use FPC one.


Also see: Download install official MIUI 9 ROM on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4/4X

Process to install unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 on Xiaomi Redmi 4X

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, 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 unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for Xiaomi Redmi 4X. Here

Download Lineage OS 14.1/Android 7.1.x Google Apps

Now transfer both file on your device storage.

Install Section.

Turn off your Xiaomi Redmi 4X and reboot into TWRP recovery.

Once your device boots into recovery mode then follow this guide to flash Lineage OS 14.1 on your Xiaomi Redmi 4X 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]

Enable Root Access for Apps.

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

Also see: How to switch weather provider in Lineage OS ROMs

That’s it! If you have successfully installed Android 7.1.2 Nougat based unofficial Lineage OS 14.1 ROM on your Xiaomi Redmi 4X, give us your feedback and stay tuned for more updates.

via XDA