Download and Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Redmi 4X [Nitrogen OS]

Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Redmi 4X [Nitrogen OS] [SANTONI]

Android 8.1 Oreo for Xiaomi Redmi 4X is now available via custom ROM. The Nik001 XDA senior member for Nitrogen OS ROM based on Android 8.1 Oreo builds. In this article, we will guide you how to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Redmi 4X.

Xiaomi Redmi 4X is the budget-friendly smartphone with a sleek design, powerful specifications which perform like the top tier Android smartphone. Xiaomi Redmi 4X is packed with a 5-inch Gorilla Glass Scratch Resistant display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels at 294 PPI and 3GB of RAM with Snapdragon 435 chipset and Non-removable Li-Ion 4100 mAh battery.

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. Nitrogen OS 13.1 (Android 8.1 Oreo) lets the users of the Android phone enjoy and experience Android 8.1 Oreo until it is made available on air. Besides, Nitrogen OS 13.1 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 Redmi 4X.


  • 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 Redmi 4X
  • Install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Redmi 4X

What’s working

  • Almost Everything


  • Video Calling(ViLTE)
  • Others report with proper logcat

Steps to install Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Redmi 4X

  • Download  Android 8.1 Oreo ROM and Android 8.1 Oreo GApps for Xiaomi Redmi 4X 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 Redmi 4X
  • 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 Redmi 4X.

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