Download and Install LineageOS 16 on Realme X Lite based on Android Pie

Realme X Lite (RMX1851) launched in May 2019. The phone came out of the box with Android 9.0 Pie. Now, you can download and install LineageOS 16 on Realme X Lite based on Android Pie. Follow the full guide with download links, requirements, and steps to installation.

In order to install LineageOS 16 on Realme X Lite, your device should have Bootloader Unlocked and should be running on the latest TWRP Recovery. If you have all this, then you are good to try the new Lineage OS 16 on your device. Follow our guide on how to upgrade, but before that. Let’s take a look at the features of Android 9.0 Pie and LineageOS 16.

Realme X Lite is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset coupled with 4/6GB of RAM and 64/128GB of internal storage. The device came out of the box with Android 9.0 Pie under ColorOS 6.0 and backed by a 4045 mAh battery (Non-removable). As far as the camera concerned, the device has a Dual-camera setup with 16MP + 5MP primary sensors and a selfie camera with an 24.84MP lens. Other connectivity option includes 4G-VoLTE, GPS, Glonass, Bluetooth, Mobile Hotspot, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and compass/ magnetometer. etc. The Realme X Lite come with a rear fingerprint sensor feature.

Android 9.0 Pie

LineageOS 16 is based on the latest Android 9 Pie OS which is one of the major and most popular versions by Google. 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, Digital Wellbeing, and more.

Download and Install LineageOS 16 on Realme X Lite based on Android Pie

Firmware Details:

  • ROM OS Version: 9.x Pie
  • ROM Kernel: Linux 4.x
  • Firmware Required: Unlocked Bootloader, TWRP, Stock Firmware
  • Based on: LineageOS

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LineageOS 16 on Realme X Lite (Android Pie)

LineageOS 16 is the latest Custom Firmware based on the official Android 9.0 Pie AOSP source code. It brings all the official Android 9.0 features with more customization options. LineageOS is one of the well-known aftermarket firmware built by the team behind Cyanogen. It offers frequent software updates as well.

Thanks to one of the senior members of XDA Developers, iamsj7 for sharing the firmware file and guide.

We’re at GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any kind of damage/error occurs to your device while or after following this guide or flashing the files. Do it at your own risk.

Steps to install LineageOS 16 on Realme X Lite

We have mentioned all the requirements, download links, Drivers, and steps as well to install the Custom ROM on Realme X Lite.


Watch Video Tutorial on How to install LineageOS 16

Steps to Install LineageOS 16 on Realme X Lite:

  1. First of all, You need to enable the developer option and enable OEM unlock and USB debugging.
  2. Now you need to unlock the bootloader on your Realme X Lite.
  3. Once you have unlocked it, you must install the latest TWRP Recovery on Realme X Lite.
  4. Now the guide will be easy, boot into TWRP Recovery.
  5. You need to flash the Decryption fix file first.
  6. You can now take a complete backup of your ROM using TWRP Recovery.
  7. Now you need to Wipe Internal Data on TWRP Recovery.
  8. Tap on the Install option and look for the downloaded Lineage OS 16 zip file. [Guide to install Custom ROM using TWRP Recovery]
  9. Swipe to confirm the flashing.
  10. Now, you need to flash the Pie GApps file. (TWRP > Install > Select GApps zip and swipe to flash)
  11. Select the Advanced Wipe (system, data, dalvik, cache). [Don’t wipe Vendor]
  12. Next, flash Boot.img as the boot. [Install Image file]
  13. Reboot the system. You’re done.
  14. Additionally, you can flash SuperSU root or you can try Magisk root to enable root access.

That’s it. We assumed that you have successfully installed the LineageOS 16 on the Realme X Lite handset easily. You can ask or share your experience in the comments below.

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