Today we will guide you to install AOSP Android 9.0 Pie on AGM A9 which is based on Pie GSI build. Thanks to the XDA Recognized developer phhusson who developed the Project Treble GSI build for many Mediatek and Snapdragon-powered devices.
GSI stands for a Generic System image. The moniker “Generic” implies that such software images could be installed on any Treble-enabled device, irrespective of the manufacturer they belong to. We already shared the complete list of devices supported for Android Pie 9.0 Generic System image (GSI).
To install AOSP Android 9.0 Pie on AGM A9, you need to unlock the bootloader of AGM A9 and should be running the ADB fastboot driver on your PC.
AGM A9 Specifications:
AGM A9 was announced in November 2018 which sports a 5.99-inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels.
AGM A9 is powered by an ARM Cortex-A53, 1800 MHz, Cores: 8 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset coupled with 3/4GB of RAM and 32/64GB of internal storage. It also supports an external memory card. The device came out of the box with Android 8.1 Oreo and backed by a 5400 mAh battery (Non-removable).
As far as the camera concerned, the device has a single-camera setup with 12MP primary sensors and a selfie camera with a 16MP lens. Other connectivity option includes 4G, GPS, Glonass, Bluetooth, Mobile Hotspot, accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and compass, etc.
What’s on Android 9.0 Pie?
Android 9.0 Pie is the 9th iteration and a major update of Google’s Android OS. The new Android Pie brings a couple of design changes to the successor Android Oreo but the most notable one is the gesture-based navigation system. Other features of Android 9 Pie are New Quick Settings UI design, Redesigned volume slider, Advanced Battery with AI Support, Notch Support, Improved Adaptive Brightness, Manual theme selection, Android Dashboard which Google calls Digital Wellbeing, and more other features.
Guide to Install Android 9.0 Pie on AGM A9
If you are looking to install the latest version of Android OS on your device, then please follow this guide below to enjoy Android 9.0 Pie update for AGM A9.
- Supported device: AGM A9
- Charge your phone: You need 50% or more juice.
- Backup: Take a complete backup of your phone data [Follow any method]
- Do a full data wipe in the stock recovery (First try without wiping the data)
- Required drivers: Download Android USB Drivers and Install on your PC
- Unlock Bootloader: You need to unlock the bootloader of your device.
- ADB Fastboot drivers: Download ADB and Fastboot tool [To flash via ADB Sideload Method]
Required ROM and Gapps Package:
- Download GSI Treble Firmware Files Here: Download – Download ARM64
Instructions to Flash:
To flash the AOSP Android 9.0 Pie on AGM A9, you can use the ADB Sideload method.
Install via ADB Sideload
I hope this guide was helpful to install the Android 9.0 Pie on AGM A9 based on Project Treble GSI images.
If this method doesn’t work, then go to the AOSP 9.0 Phh-Treble thread in XDA and report your issue.