Follow the given guide on how to download and install Android 10 on Xiaomi Mi A2 and Mi Mix2. Android 10 is now available for these Xiaomi variants via the alpha release of Lineage OS 17 Custom ROM.
The Android 10 is the latest Android OS for Android devices, which brings a lot of goodies that software enthusiasts will appreciate. Recently, Android 10 is officially released (stable version) for the Google Pixel devices, Essential Phone, and Xiaomi Redmi K20. Still, Xiaomi Mi A2 and Mi Mix2 are not on the list that received the Android 10 OS officially.
Here in this article, we come with the latest build of Lineage OS 17 custom firmware which is based on Android 10 OS for Xiaomi Mi A2 / Mi Mix2 variants. Now you can enjoy all the features of the latest Android 10 on Xiaomi Mi A2 / Mi Mix 2. The Lineage OS 17 custom firmware is a first alpha release, so it contains some bugs such as camera app within the ROM does not function, the stock messaging app does not have notifications and so on.
There is no need to worry as they will be fixed in the next update. The main thing is that you can get the experience of the latest Android OS on your own device. The Android 10 ROM is packed with many new features such as security features, enhanced app permissions, system-wide dark mode, and much more.
To install the Lineage OS 17 10 on Xiaomi Mi A2 / Mi Mix2 custom ROM, your device should have unlocked bootloader and must be installed the latest TWRP custom recovery. Now proceed to download and install Lineage OS 17 Android 10 on Xiaomi Mi A2 / Mi Mix2 custom ROM.
The Lineage OS 17 Android 10 custom ROM and the instructions given in this guide can be used only for the Xiaomi Mi Mix2. Check the model number of your Xiaomi Mi Mix2 from Settings > About Phone.
- Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before proceeding to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Xiaomi Mi Mix2 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Xiaomi Mi Mix2 USB Drivers on the PC.
- The Xiaomi Mi Mix2 should be rooted with the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your Mi Mix2 must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 is at least above 80% before going ahead.
- LineageOS 17 based on Android 10 for the Xiaomi Mi A2
- LineageOS 17 based on Android 10 for the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
Steps to Flash Lineage OS 17 Android 10 on Xiaomi Mi A2 / Mi Mix2 ROM:
Step No 1: – First, download Lineage OS 17 Android 10 custom ROM for Xiaomi Mi Mix2 on the desktop of the PC.
Step No 2: – Plug your device into the PC using its USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.
Step No 3: – Transfer Lineage OS 17 Android 10 ROM .zip file which you’ve already downloaded from the above links to the root folder of your SD card on the phone.
Step No 4: – Unplug the Xiaomi Mi Mix2 from the PC and power it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time to enter into Recovery Mode.
Step No 6: – While your device is now in CWM Recovery, perform wipe data/factory reset, wipe cache partition and wipe Dalvik cache also by navigating to Advanced > Wipe Dalvik Cache.
Note: – wipe Dalvik cache will help you to prevent boot loops and other errors while ROM installation.
Step No 7: – Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose to install zip from SD card → choose zip from sd card.
Step No 8: – Navigate to the Lineage OS 17 Android 10 custom ROM .zip file which you’ve already transferred to the SD card of your device previously. Select the ROM .zip file using the Power button and confirm the installation to begin.
Step No 9:- Navigate to +++++Go Back+++++ once the installation is completed. From Recovery Menu, reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.
Your Xiaomi Mi Mix2 will be rebooted and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.
Done! You’ve successfully updated Xiaomi Mi Mix2 to the latest POSP Android 10 ROM.