In this guide we are going to demonstrate the whole process to download and install LineageOS 14.1 ROM for Redmi Note 5 Pro. If you own the brand new Redmi Note 5 Pro but getting bore of watching the MIUI Interface then LineageOS custom ROM is the best choice and LineageOS 14.1 awaits you. The LineageOS 14.1 for Redmi Note 5 Pro is pretty simple and light with more customizable features which are not available on stock ROMs. So if you wish to install LineageOS 14.1 on Redmi Note 5 Pro then you can follow the complete guide below.
Note: If you are new to the custom ROM installation process then we recommend you to carefully follow the whole process in sequence.
Download and Install LineageOS 14.1 on Redmi Note 5 Pro
As you know we are going to install LineageOS 14.1 on Redmi Note 5 Pro so custom ROM will replace the stock firmware. We advice you to think twice before proceeding to the LineageOS 14.1 installation process, performing custom operation with Android is always risky so Team at Droidvendor will not held responsible for any damage. If you think you are all set to go then just start the following the instruction to download and install LineageOS 14.1 custom ROM on Redmi Note 5 Pro.
Make sure you met all these requirements:
Your device battery should be in good health (70%) to avoid the shutting down while in flashing process.
You will need to connect your device to PC multiple times so for a smooth connection we recommend you that you own a PC with latest USB drivers installed on it. Don’t worry if you haven’t, you can download latest Redmi Note 5 Pro USB drivers on PC from here
Sometime the PC doesn’t recognize your phone until you enable USB debugging on your device. To enable them just head to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.
Note: If you can’t see the Developer options in settings menu, then you need to enable them. Go to Settings > About device > Tap the build number 7 times until it says ‘You are now a Developer’.
To install LineageOS 14.1 ROM on Redmi Note 5 Pro you will need to install the latest TWRP custom recovery on your phone, if you haven’t then follow this guide to install it right away.
Once custom recovery is installed on your device then we recommend you to create a Nandroid backup of previously installed firmware, this is optional if you accidental goof up the process while installing custom ROM you would have a secure backup to restore. The great news is that on creating Nandroid backup it will also save other data including complete firmware with all apps, settings and messages etc, follow this guide to create a Nandroid backup via TWRP recovery.
Now it sounds like you are all done with the pre-requisites section, just head to the download and install section below.
Download LineageOS 14.1 ROM for Redmi Note 5 Pro [Pick up the latest build]
Now transfer both file on your device storage.
Process to install LineageOS 14.1 on Redmi Note 5 Pro
Turn off your device and reboot into TWRP recovery. To do so, press and hold Volume down + Power button at the same time.
Once your device boots into recovery mode then follow this guide to flash LineageOS 14.1 on your Redmi Note 5 Pro 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 the ROM on your device. Give us your feedback about LineageOS 14.1 ROM on your Redmi Note 5 Pro and stay tuned for more updates.