LineageOS 14.1 for Xiomi Mi A1

LineageOS is possibly the first Custom ROM for the Xiaomi Mi A1, and it has now been released to its users. It was released on December 8th, 2017. In this article, you will be able to download LineageOS and also find steps on how to install this ROM on your smartphone. It should also be noted that this is just a trial version and were not liable if any problems occur with your phone.Lineage Os

Where to Download LineageOS 14.1

LineageOS 14.1 can be downloaded from this link here. This should be downloaded before moving onto the installation steps.

Instructions on How to Install Lineage OS

      1. Unlock bootloader, or if you have it previously unlocked already, continue to the next step.

      2. Run TWRP Custom Recovery. A guide can be found here at this post. Also, you can temporarily boot into this for completing the LineageOS 14.1 installation.

      3. You can also enable rooting, but this is optional. If you need to, you can run SuperSU. SuperSU can be downloaded here.

And that’s it! Simple, right?

What Works and What Doesn’t?

These are some of the known issues and aren’t working with LineageOS 14.1:

  • All sounds, except the incoming call sound

  • Bluetooth

  • Fingerprint scanner

  • Camera

  • IR Port

Fortunately, here is what does work:

  • Calls, SMS texting, and mobile data

  • Wi-Fi

  • Micro

  • Touch screen

  • MTP Transfer

  • Sensors

  • Call sound

  • Phone charging


LineageOS 14.1 comes with its issues, but keep in mind, this is just a test version. With time, this latest version of LineageOS will have some of its problems ironed out. Have you already tried this version on your Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone? Post your thoughts in the comments section below. Alternatively, you can also follow the discussion forum regarding LineageOS 14.1 that will be linked below. Enjoy!