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Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro: How to get Pixel experience based on Android 10

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro is one of the most popular smartphones in India right now. While it will get official Android 10 update in the future, you try now using custom ROM. Here is how.

  • Published: September 20, 2019 11:30 AM IST
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Google announced Android 10 for its Pixel smartphones early this month. The new version of Android is available only for eight Pixel-branded smartphones, Essential Phone and Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro. Other devices like OnePlus’ latest flagship is expected to get the update in the coming months. However, if you own a Redmi Note 7 Pro then you can get Pixel experience based on Android 10 right now. This is the first beta build of Android 10 based on custom ROM and here is how you can get it.

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How to prepare your Redmi Note 7 Pro for Android 10

Step 1: Get your Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro updated to latest MIUI Global ROM with an unlocked bootloader

Step 2: You can unlock the bootloader of your Redmi Note 7 Pro by heading to http://en.miui.com/unlock/. It is important to note that bootloader unlocking and flashing ROM might void the warranty of your devices

Step 3: Now, download the latest Pixel Experience ROM from here: https://download.pixelexperience.org/violet/

Step 4: Now download TWRP for Redmi Note 7 Pro and recovery files from here: https://dl.twrp.me/violet/twrp-3.3.1-0-violet.img

Step 5: Last step is to download ADB software for Windows and Android Zip file for the Mac

How to install Pixel Experience using Mac

Step 1: Extract the Android zip file and place the folder on your desktop

Step 2: Open Terminal

Step 3: Type cd Desktop/Android

Step 4: Enter ./ADB-Install-Mac.sh

How to get Pixel Experience on your Redmi Note 7 Pro

Step 1: Switch off the phone and boot the device into Fastboot mode by long pressing Power and Volume down button simultaneously

Step 2: Now connect your phone to PC using a USB cable and open command prompt

Step 3: Type ‘fastboot devices’ in command prompt and check if the device is detected

Step 4: If the device is detected, type ‘fastboot erase userdata’ and hit enter. Now type ‘fastboot flash recovery twrp_filename.zip’ and hit enter again. The flashing process should be completed in few seconds.

Step 5: Now, long press the Volume Up and Power button to boot the phone into recovery mode

Step 6: When asked to allow modifications, slide to the right to allow

Step 7: Select ‘Wipe’, choose ‘Format Data’ and type Yes

Step 8: Go back to ‘Advanced Wipe’, select ‘Dalvik/ART Cache’, ‘System’, ‘Data’, ‘Cache’ and then swipe towards the right to Wipe.

Step 9: Go back and click on ‘Install’ and navigate to the location where you have stored the previously downloaded ROM file. It is recommended to store the ROM file on SD card or USB storage.

Step 10: Now, select the ROM file and swipe towards the right to flash

Step 11: After the installation, the system might show ‘No OS installed’ warning. According to FoneArena, ignore the warning and click on ‘Reboot’. This will get you Pixel Experience based on Android 10

  • Published Date: September 20, 2019 11:30 AM IST


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