Xiaomi Mi5 Official Android 7.1 Nougat Lineage OS 14.1 ROM Download and Tutorial

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Previously, Xiaomi MI5 can be regarded as the most successful flagship smartphone, and it has released new versions, Xiaomi MI5S, Xiaomi MI5S plus. And Android7.1 OS is quite popular now, many smartphone manufacturers are working on its first Android7.1 smartphone update, Xiaomi MI5 will be the first one to support Android7.1 OS made by a developer Lineage OS 14.1.

Do you know CynogenMod has closed all services such as making custom ROM, nightly builds, but a new company called  Lineage has purchase CyanogenMod, now it is re-branded as LineageOS.

Xiaomi MI5 has released customized Android UI, MIUI 8, but it will be not suitable and fond by everyone. So Android7.1 Nougat for Xiaomi MI5 will be more popular with better stability and performance. So if you like Lineage OS 14.1 ROM, you can download to upgrade with much experience.

Due to LineageOS 14.1 as a custom ROM, you need to flash it by TWRP recovery, please don’t forget to follow the steps below if you are fresh to do it. After you flash it, you will enjoy more gaming and stability experience.

Lineage OS 14.1 Features:

All features of latest LineageOS 14.1.
Fully Optimized.
Theme change support.
CM browser.
And much more.

Pre-requisites :

First backup all importance data.
Need Installed Custom Recovery.
Your Device At Least To 50-60% Charge for flashing.
Download Lineage 14.1 ROM and Gapps from below.
Read Instruction.

Download Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for Xiaomi MI5  

Download Gapps here

Guide To Install:

Download “lineage-14.1-x-gemini-signed.zip” and “Gapps” & Copy It To SD-Card.
Turn Off Your Phone And Enter Recovery Mode By Volume Down + Power Key At The Same Time.
In Recovery Go To ‘Wipe And Format Option ⇒ Wipe Data, System, Cache And Dalvik Cache’ Via Recovery.
In Recovery Menu go to Install.
Then Navigate To The Rom.zip File, Which You Downloaded Before.
Select lineage-14.1-x-gemini-signed.zip File From The List To Flash It.
Swipe for flashing.
After the process is done again flash Gapps file (same step).
Then Reboot Your Device & Enjoy
Note: – First Time It’s Takes 5-10 Minutes To Boot.

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  1. Raghavendra P Reddy on

    Hello, Am using Mi 5 and i wanted to install official lineage OS on Mi 5. i have few queries.
    1. If i clicked download link for Lineage OS 14.1 ROM for Xiaomi MI5, There are nightly and experimental versions are available. so which one i need to download and whats the difference amongst.??
    2. Earlier my device was locked by xiaomi, so i requested them and its unlocked officially by xiaomi.
    3. will you please guide me how to flash it by TWRP recovery and root the device step by step.
    4. Heard that with lineage OS, battery backup is less compared to miui OS is this true..?
    5. any noticeable bugs with lineage OS 14.1 on Mi 5 such as fingerprint not recognising, camera fails
    6. Please kindly let me know step by step procedure since am new to flashing the Roms etc.. as of know, I requested xiaomi and my device is now UNLOCKED. THANK YOU.

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