Download and Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Mi 3 [Dirty Unicorns 12.0]

Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Mi 3 [Dirty Unicorns 12.0]

Android 8.1 Oreo for Xiaomi Mi 3 is now available via custom ROM. The Shahan_mik3 XDA senior member for Dirty Unicorns 12.0 ROM based on Android 8.1 Oreo builds. In this article, we will guide you how to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Mi 3.

Xiaomi Mi 3 is the budget-friendly smartphones. Xiaomi Mi 3 is packed with a 5-inch Gorilla Glass Scratch Resistant display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels at 294 PPI and 2GB of RAM with Snapdragon 800 chipset and Non-removable Li-Ion 3050 mAh battery.

Dirty Unicorns is the custom ROM project which is started with no name back in the early days of Jelly Bean. Now this project is based on AOSP with patches from CAF. Now Dirty Unicorns released Android 8.1 Oreo based custom ROM for Mi 3.

Android 8.1 Oreo is currently available only for Google device users. Developers do require time to roll out the Android Oreo update for all the other android phones. Dirty Unicorns 12.0 (Android 8.1 Oreo) lets the users of the Android phone enjoy the experience Android 8.1 Oreo until it is made available on air. Besides, Dirty Unicorns 12.0 based on Android 8.1 Oreo comes with additional functionalities that make it unique. Check the below guide to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Mi 3.


  • Backup your device data.
  • Follow this guide carefully or else it may lead to brick your device.
  • Maintain at least 50-60% of charging to prevent accidental shutdown.
  • Unlock Bootloader of Xiaomi Mi 3
  • Install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Mi 3

Steps to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Mi 3 [Dirty Unicorns 12.0]

  • Download  Android 8.1 Oreo ROM for Xiaomi Mi 3 and Transfer both files to your device
  • Reboot your device into TWRP Recovery.
    1. Switch off your device.
    2. Press and hold “Volume down + Power” buttons until you see anything on the screen.
  • Backup your device via nandroid backup (Follow the guide in the link below)
  • Follow the below guide to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Mi 3
  • After Flashing the ROM, flash the GApps

Android 8.1 Oreo as whole thereby, is complete package and even more. It provides the users to enjoy the features of Android 8.1 Oreo. The best part is, it has additional features besides the ones similar to that of Android 8.1 Oreo. So, install and enjoy the Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Mi 3.

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