In this post, we will guide you to flash the GSI Treble ROM on Redmi 6 Pro based on Android 9.0 Pie. GSI stands for Generic System Image are basically software images could be installed on any Treble-enabled device, irrespective of the manufacturer they belong to. Among many other devices, GSI can also be installed on Redmi 6 Pro and it is possible due to amazing work by XDA developer phhuson. To be able to flash Android 9.0 Pie based GSI on Redmi 6 Pro, you have to unlock the bootloader of your device and flash the latest TWRP on it. We have covered every aspect of the process in a complete and detailed manner. We have listed up the entire collection of GSI images including the one required for Redmi 6 Pro.
Android 9.0 Pie is the latest Android OS from Google. It packs loads of features such as New Quick Settings UI design, Redesigned volume slider, Advanced Battery with AI Support, Notch Support, Improved Adaptive Brightness, Manual theme selection, and Digital Wellbeing etc. So, naturally everyone wants to try the latest Android version on their devices. So, GSI makes this possible for them.
How To Install GSI Treble ROM on Redmi 6 Pro
Before going on towards flashing the GSI Treble ROM on redmi 6Pro, you have to download the GSI image specific for the device. Also, you have to follow certain other guidelines for your phone to make it suitable for flashing the GSI image.
- This process is only supported on Xiaomi Redmi 6 pro. Don’t use it on other devices.
- Charge your phone up to 50% or more.
- Take a complete backup of your phone data.
- You have to do a full data wipe in the stock recovery (this is a must, the TWRP wipe will not work)
- Download Xiaomi USB Drivers and Install on your PC
- You need to unlock the bootloader on Redmi 6 Pro.
- Install the latest TWRP recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro. [via TWRP Method]
- Download ADB and Fastboot tool
Download GSI Image for Redmi 6 Pro
Here is the link to the complete collection of Redmi 6 Pro. For this concerned device, we need image files with arm64 A-only partition. We have also included the latest ROMfstboot file for Redmi 6 Pro.Collection of GSI Image for Redmi 6Pro
GSI Treble ROM on Redmi 6 Pro: Installation Guide
Step-1 Make sure your device is on the latest fastboot ROM.
Step-2 Enter your device to fastboot mode by pressing volume down (+) power button. You may give ADB command
adb reboot bootloader
Step-3 Now give the following command to boot your device into TWRP.
fastboot boot TWRPname.img
Step-4 In the TWRP menu, choose Wipe and confirm to wipe all the data.
Step-5 Now install GlobeROM from here.
Step-6 The device will now boot into MIUI mi_globerom which will take almost 15-20 mins.
Step-7 Again reboot into fastboot mode and boot into TWRP with the same command as Step 3.
Step-8 Wipe the data
Step-9 Now install the gsi image to the system partition
Step-10 Now reboot into system swipe yes if TWRP says no system installed. Now you will boot into the gsi of your choice.
Step-11 Then reboot into fast boot mode, boot into twrp again with the command
fastboot boot TWRPname.img
Step-12 Then finally install TWRP image from your phone with the booted twrp.
Step-13 Now boot into installed twrp, then from the TWRP menu, install GAPPs. Swipe to make a factory reset, and boot into ROM and make initial setup.
Otherwise, you can also install the GSI by ADB sideloading. Here is the link for it.How To Flash GSI by ADB Sideloading
So, that’s it, guys. If you want to experience the cool features of Android 9.0 Pie on your Redmi 6 Pro, then flash the latest GSI Treble ROM on it.