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How to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Mi Max 2

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 (codename: oxygen) launched in May 2017. The phone came out of the box with Android 7.1.1 Nougat. Are you looking to install the stable version of Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Mi Max 2 (oxygen)? then you are at the right place. Today we will guide you on how to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Mi Max 2 smartphone.

If you are here for the first time to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Mi Max 2, you can read our article to know the difference between custom ROM and stock ROM. To install a custom ROM, you have to unlock the bootloader and you must have the latest TWRP Recovery on your phone. In case if you have all this, then installing Custom ROM using TWRP Recovery is simple. You can follow our tutorial on how to flash custom ROM using TWRP Recovery.

How to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Mi Max 2

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What’s in Android 8.1 Oreo:

After rolling the Android 8.0 Oreo, we know that Google will surely come up with the latest version which will improve the features which were implemented in Android 8.0 version.

As you’d expect, Android 8.1 Oreo is an incremental update that builds out some of the new features found in the first version of Oreo. Android 8.1 Oreo is an improved version and shortcomings of Android 8.0 Oreo – This doesn’t mean Android 8.1 doesn’t include the new feature because it does. Here are all the features of Android Oreo [8.0/8.1]

Features of Android Oreo:

  • Notifications Channels (8.0)
  • Picture In A Picture (8.0)
  • Multi-Display Support (8.0)
  • Keyboard Navigation (8.0)
  • Background Limits (8.0)
  • New Wi-Fi Features (8.0)
  • Better Icons (8.0)
  • Autofill (8.0)
  • Cheeseburger Emoji (8.1)
  • Neural Networks API (8.1)
  • Pixel Visual Core co-processing technology to third-party developers (8.1)
  • and many more

Download ROM and Gapps Here

OS Download Link
CrDroid OS Download
Lineage OS 15.1 Download
AOSPExtended OS Download
Pixel Experience Download
DotOS Download
Bootleggers ROM Download

Download Gapps

MindTheGApps 8.1.0 Package

Delta Gapps with Modular Add-On

Micro GApps Package For Android Oreo

Android Oreo Gapps Package [Open Gapps] – Recommended

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Gapps For LineageOS 15/15.1 [Also Supported any Android 8.1]

Steps to Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Mi Max 2 :

Follow our below guide to install the Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Mi Max 2 (oxygen). Simply download the below given ROM and Gapps file to experience the Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Mi Max 2 smartphone. To install any Custom firmware on Xiaomi Mi Max 2, 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.

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Pre-Requisites:

Instructions to Install:

  1. First of all, you need to Unlock Bootloader on Xiaomi Mi Max 2
  2. Now install TWRP Recovery for Xiaomi Mi Max 2. Watch Full Video on How to Install TWRP on any Android Phone.
  3. Download the below Android 8.1 Oreo for Xiaomi Mi Max 2.
  4. Now boot into TWRP Recovery, Here is the method to boot into Recovery.
  5. Before installing Wipe System Data on TWRP Recovery (DO NOT WIPE INTERNAL STORAGE)

Guide to Flash Custom ROM using TWRP Recovery

Super SU Root Procedure

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

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Magisk Zip Root Procedure

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