How to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (vince)

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus (codename: vince) launched in February 2018. The phone came out of the box with Android 7.1.2 Nougat. Are you looking to install the stable version of Android 8.1 Oreo on Redmi 5 Plus (vince)? then you are at the right place. Today we will guide you on how to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Redmi 5 Plus smartphone.

Talking about the specifications, Redmi 5 Plus features a 5.99-inches display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. It is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 processor coupled with 3/4GB of RAM. The phone packs 32/64GB of internal memory. The camera on the Redmi 5 Plus comes with 12MP and 5MP front shooting camera. It is backed by a Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery with a Fast battery charging 5V/2A. It also has a Fingerprint sensor on the back.

How to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Redmi 5 Plus

If you are here for the first time to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Redmi 5 Plus, then let us make things more clear. It’s been few months, the developers are struggling to bring stable build of Android 8.1 Oreo to many supported devices. Earlier we had shared some of the custom ROM known as Lineage OS 15.1, Pixel Experience ROM, AOSiP,  OmniROM, Resurrection Remix Oreo etc based on Android 8.1 Oreo. You can simply check out the link to see if you have your device in it.

Android 8.1 Oreo and Features:

Well, Android 8.1 Oreo is the latest update of Android Oreo which was released in August 2017. The Android Oreo is the 8th iteration of Android OS and comes with many new features such as New emoji, picture-in-picture mode, multi-window, Better public Wi-Fi connections, Revamped notifications, Notification Dots, Notification channels, Google Play Protect, Project Treble, Autofill, smart text selection, Better battery life and performance and also new Settings menu and other UI tweaks. After rolling the 8.1 Oreo, Google also pushed the Android 8.1 Oreo branch tree to Android Open Source Project (AOSP).

Steps to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Redmi 5 Plus:

Follow our below guide to install the Android 8.1 Oreo on Redmi 5 Plus. Simply download the below given ROM and Gapps file to experience the PURE Android Oreo Stock build on Redmi 5 Plus smartphone. To install any Custom firmware on Redmi 5 Plus, you should have TWRP Recovery or any custom recovery.

Before grabbing the download link and installing the custom ROM, then make sure to follow the pre-requisites.


Download The ROM and Gapps

OS Download Link
CarbonRom Download
Lineage OS 15.1 Download
Pixel Experience Download
CrDroid OS Download
AOKP OS Download
DotOS Download
AICP 13.1 Download
AOSiP OS Download
OmniROM Download
Dirty Unicorns Download
Bootleggers ROM Download
Liquid Remix Download

Android Oreo Gapps

Instructions to Install:

  1. First of all, you need to Unlock Bootloader on Redmi 5 Plus
  2. Now install TWRP Recovery for Redmi 5 Plus. Watch Full Video on How to Install TWRP on any Android Phone.
  3. Download the below Android 8.1 Oreo for Redmi 5 Plus.
  4. Now boot into TWRP Recovery, Here is the method to boot into Recovery.

Link to Install

Guide to Flash Custom ROM using TWRP Recovery

Super SU Root Procedure


Don’t flash SuperSU if you want to try Magisk Root on your phone

Magisk Zip Root Procedure


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