Download Pixel Experience ROM on Redmi Y2 (S2) with Android 9.0 Pie

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 (ysl) launched in May 2018. It came out of the box with Android 8.1 Oreo. The device also is known as Redmi S2. Here we have the latest Custom ROM which brings all the Google Pixel phone feature on your Xiaomi Redmi Y2. This custom ROM is known as Google Pixel Experience ROM. Now you can download and install Pixel Experience ROM on Redmi Y2 based on Android 9.0 Pie.

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.

The Redmi Y2 sports a 5.99-inch IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio screen of 720 x 1440 HD+ resolution. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, paired with either 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage or 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. The Redmi Y2 boasts an impressive 12MP + 5MP dual-camera setup on the back with PDAF for fast focusing speeds and electronic image stabilization (EIS) to help capture steady videos. On the front, the device sports 16MP selfie camera which is powered by AI. Under the hood, device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 10 software.

Download Pixel Experience ROM on Redmi Y2 (S2) with Android 9.0 Pie

What is Pixel Experience ROM?

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As the name suggests, ROM brings the real Google Pixel Experience ROM on Redmi Y2. It has all the features and applications which comes out of the box with Google Pixel smartphone. Now you can experience the real Pixel Smartphone with this ROM. With this ROM, you can enjoy

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  • All Google Apps
  • Pixel Launcher with round icon support
  • Pixel Boot Animation
  • Google Assistant
  • Pixel Sounds
  • Pixel Live Wallpapers
  • Root
  • Round Icon for Settings
  • Pixel’s blue accent

Here you can download and install the latest Google Pixel Experienced ROM for Xiaomi Redmi Y2 based on Android 9.0 Pie now available. GSI build is still a work in progress, so this ROM may not be stable. Please try for yourself and see how things go around with the new Pixel Experience GSI build.

Steps to Install Pixel Experience ROM on Redmi Y2 (ysl)

To install this ROM on Xiaomi Redmi Y2 (ysl), First of all, you need to Unlock Bootloader on your device, and then Install TWRP Recovery. If you already have TWRP, then you can simply follow the below guide to Install TWRP Recovery.


ROM is still under experiments. GetDroidTips will not be responsible for any internal/external damages to the device that may happen while/after following this guide.

Pre-Requisite:

Required Downloads:

Method 1: Install via TWRP Recovery

  1. First of all, make sure to download and move all the above required ROM packages on your Xiaomi Redmi Y2 Internal storage.
  2. Now reboot your phone into TWRP Recovery and Swipe Allow Modifications (Appears for the first time only)
  3. Once you are in TWRP Recovery, first of all. Take a complete backup of stock or custom ROM using TWRP.
  4. Now wipe the cache, data, and system before flashing the Pixel Experience ROM on Redmi Y2.
  5. To Wipe data: Go to Wipe —> Advanced Wipe and select Dalvik/ART cache, cache, and Data and then swipe to wipe. [su_note note_color=”#fef0ef” text_color=”#000000″]Warning: Make sure not to select Internal storage[/su_note]
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  6. Now you can install the Pixel Experience System image file in TWRP: Install -> Install Image -> select system.img
  7. That’s it! Reboot and enjoy!

Method 2: Install via ADB Sideload

—> How to Install Generic System Image on Project Treble Devices

I hope this guide was helpful to install the Pixel Experience ROM on Redmi Y2 (ysl) based on Project Treble GSI images.

If this method doesn’t work, then go to the Pixel Experience ROM Phh-Treble thread in XDA and report your issue.

Source: XDA || Credits to EnesSastim

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