Download and install Android 9.0 Pie on Redmi 4x via AOSP ROM

Soon after Google dropped Android 9.0 Pie source code a few days ago, now the developer community has become active. Developer are working on the provided source code to develop Android Pie ROM builds for all those devices left unsupported for getting Android Pie update officially from their manufacturers. Redmi 4x is just another device after Redmi Note 4 that received the Android 9.0 Pie based AOSP ROM. This ROM is ported from Redmi Note 4 Android Pie AOSP build, credit goes to developer hemantic on XDA for his hard work. If you own a Redmi 4x then this guide is for you. In this post we’ll guide you all the way down to install Android 9.0 Pie AOSP ROM on your Redmi 4x.

Xiaomi Redmi 4x is equipped with pretty decent hardware which is capable of running any latest OS easily but due to company’s policy the device is not going to see official Android Pie update forever. So if you want to see latest OS update on your Redmi 4x then this Android 9.0 Pie AOSP ROM is the only way to convert your dream into reality. Just follow the instructions below to download and install Android Pie AOSP ROM on Redmi 4x.


Features of the ROM:

Once you install the Android 9.0 Pie on your device, you’ll be able to access the Swipe Gesture navigation, Rotation suggestion, Adaptive Battery and Adaptive Brightness. Other goodies include Smart replies, Text selection, App actions, Redesigned Quick Setting tiles and Notification Panel, Redesigned Volume Options and lot more.

Note: Check the official XDA page to see more details about the ROM.

Download Android 9.0 Pie AOSP ROM for Redmi 4x

Once done with the bootloader unlock, download TWRP recovery for Redmi 4x here and then for the flashing process follow instruction over here.

Now it seems you are all set for the installation process.


First download the Android Pie AOSP ROM for Redmi 4x. Link (Download ROM, BOOTIMG_9.0_PATCH, patch_1, patch_2, and afterboot patch)

Grab the Android 9.0 Pie Google Apps (gapps). Link

Process to install Android 9.0 Pie AOSP ROM on Redmi 4x

We recommend you to make a Nandroid back up before heading to the installation process. Here is the guide to make a nandroid backup it right away.

Once done with the backup thing, now here is the final most interesting and easy process, we have made each separate for your ease, just follow these instruction to flash Android Pie custom ROM on Redmi 4x right away.

Note: This is the alpha build of the ROM, so you might notice some lags in the firmware but the developers promised to make it stable with further updates.

That’s it! Enjoy the latest OS update on your device. If you have any query feel free to contact us right away by just typing your comment in the section provided below.

Source XDA

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