Tutorial to install official Lineage OS 14.1 on Xiaomi Mi 5 (gemini)

Welcome to droidvendor.com, today here is this tutorial we are going to download and install the Android 7.1.1 Nougat based official Lineage OS 14.1 nightly on Xiaomi Mi 5. As you all know CyanogenMod is already dead and Lineage OS has taken it’s place, from now on the official Lineage OS build will be available for custom ROM lovers. If you own a Xiaomi Mi 5 and you want to flash the latest version of Android on your device then Team Lineage OS has presented their official Lineage OS 14.1 build for your device.

Xiaomi Mi 5 is very popular and quite powerful device, it is equipped with a quad core snapdragon 820 processor accompanied with Andreno 530 GPU, best for gaming. The device comes with 3GB and 4GB RAM variants, 16MP rear camera capable of recording full HD videos and on the front 4MP selfie shooter, the device is powered with a 3000 mAh batter. The box opened device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow but it’s device is quite capable of running the latest version of Android smoothly, that’s why official Lineage OS 14.1 is here.

The process to flash official Lineage OS 14.1 on Mi 5 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 Xiaomi Mi 5 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 Mi 5

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 Mi 5, give us your feedback and stay tuned for more updates.

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