Lineage OS 15 based on Android 8 Oreo is available for Xiaomi Mi 2. Lineage OS is the custom firmware developed by third party developers. Custom ROMs are not monitored nor related to manufacturer in any way. As Xiaomi has stopped official updates for Mi 2, only way you can update your Mi 2 to latest android OS from Google, that is Android 8 Oreo, is using custom ROM. So don’t wait anymore, download and install Android Oreo now.
This will work on Xiaomi Mi 2(Don’t Try this in Any other device)
Charge your phone up to 80% or 70%.
You will loose the original ROM or any CUSTOM ROM if you already installed on your phone. So make sure to Backup your phone before doing this step using TWRP or CWM or any Custom Recovery.
You can also backup all your apps using Titanium Backup
You must have unlocked bootloader.
You must install TWRP or any other Custom Recovery on your phone.
Download all the Zip files from below and Place it in your phone’s root of internal memory.
Download the ROM zip file from button below:
Download the gapps below:
How To Flash/Install
First of all, Download the Lineage OS Zip and GAPPS Zip file.
If you have downloaded the zip file in your computer, then connect your device to computer using USB cable.
Now move the downloaded LineageOS and Gapps zip to the root of internal memory of your smartphone.
After transferring the zip file, Now turn your phone off.
Reboot to recovery by pressing the Volume Down + Power button simultaneously. (You can use Volume Up and Down buttons in order to scroll up and down and you can press Power key to select.)
Before installing the custom ROM, it’s better if you Wipe all the data by Clicking the Wipe button and Select Advanced Wipe – Tick all except Internal Storage
Now Click the Install Button to install the LineageOS zip file.
Now Browse through the files of Internal memory where you have uploaded the Zip file of Custom Rom (better move the custom ROM zip into root of your internal memory)
Select the Custom Rom Zip File and Swipe to confirm the installation.
Now follow the same steps from Step one to install Gapps.
That’s it ! Now reboot your phone. You have Install Lineage OS 15 Xiaomi Mi 2(Android 8 Oreo)Successfully.
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