Let me explain the process of how to flash lineage official OTA on the MiA1. The reason why this needs a separate post is because it is slightly complicated and the chances of failure are high. The process of flashing the lineage ROM on the MiA1 has changed now that we have a signed Over the Air (OTA) ROM coming in every week on Tuesday. I am assuming that you have a basic understanding about flashing ROM’s and understand why custom ROM’s are flashed. I am also assuming you know about platform tools like adb and fastboot and have a … Continue reading How to flash lineage official OTA on the MiA1
As the title mentions, this is a guide by a noob which spells out the steps that build a lineage ROM. What the title does not mention is that this article is aimed at noobs as well. Now lets get … Continue reading A Noob’s guide to building a Lineage ROM
Update: Read the warning before Installing a Custom Rom on the Xiaomi MiA1 Warning: Installing or Flashing a Custom ROM voids the warranty of your smart phone. So unless you are sure you want to do this and have a … Continue reading Installing a Custom Rom on the Xiaomi MiA1
Before you figure out how to install a custom ROM on a Xiaomi MiA1 you would want to ask the question why would you want to do that. After all the MiA1 is an Android One phone. Which effectively means … Continue reading Why install a custom ROM on a Xiaomi MiA1
Step by step guide on Unlocking the bootloader of Xiaomi phones 1. Open your browser and browse to the below site http://en.miui.com/unlock/ you would see a screen like this. 2. On the page click on the big button marked ‘Unlock Now’ … Continue reading Unlocking the bootloader of Xiaomi phones
What are the Google Platform Tools? Well to put it simply they are a set of tools which are essential if you plan to mess around with your android smart phone. These set of tools interface with the android platform through tools like adb, fastboot and systrace. These are tools you would definitely need if you plan to install custom ROM’s on your android smart phones. You can download the latest version of the Google platform tools from the link given below. The link is the official link on the Android site. It has links for different operating systems. These … Continue reading What are Google Platform Tools?