Now you can flash unofficial CyanogenMod 14 BeanStalk ROM on Xiaomi Mi 3, the CM14 BeanStalk ROM is based on Android 7.0 Nougat is available for your Xiaomi Mi 3. The Xiaomi Mi 3 is an old device yet it is powerful enough to run the latest firmware, Xiaomi is not going to release the Nougat update for this device so that doesn’t mean it’s not going to see the firmware anymore. Thanks to developer’s work for developing custom Android 7.0 Nougat based CyanogenMod 14 BeanStalk ROM for Xiaomi Mi 3. The most of the features in ROM are working fine yet it’s not fully bug free, anyhow if you think that doesn’t matter for you then what are you waiting for?
The Unofficial CyanogenMod 14 ROM is easy to install, all you need is working TWRP recovery installed on your device, or if you don’t have that nothing to worry we have mentioned the procedure to install TWRP on Xiaomi Mi 3 as well. Just go ahead and follow the below description to flash Android 7.0 Nougat on Xiaomi Mi 3 via CM14 BeanStalk ROM.
Install Android 7.0 Nougat on Xiaomi Mi 3 via CyanogenMod 14 BeanStalk ROM
Before you Begin:
Disclaimer: This tutorial includes multiple operations including Custom Rom. Follow the guide on your own risk, we are not responsible if you brick or damage your device however the chances of bricking a device are rare but you have to pay full attention on the complete guide to avoid any issues and difficulties while performing any of the above mentioned operation.
Please ensure your phone battery should be charged at minimum 80%
Download Xiaomi USB drivers, necessary for PC-Android connection (if your device is not detected by the computer)
Download and install latest TWRP on your device or visit our recovery section.
Backup your important data or follow this guide to create a Nandroid Backup of your device. (This will create a backup of your complete device including current firmware, if something goes wrong you can restore your previous firmware)
Process to install Android 7.0 Nougat BeanStalk ROM on Xiaomi Mi 3
Note: The Android 7.0 Nougat ROM for Xiaomi Mi 3 is currently in the testing stages so you may experience some bugs but most of the features are working fine. You can visit the XDA page for more information about the ROM but if you are interested to install Android 7.0 Nougat ROM on your Xiaomi Mi 3 then just go ahead and follow the below description.
Download the ROM file from the link provided below and download Google Apps for Android 7.0 Nougat as well.
Connect your device to your PC and copy the both ROM and google apps zip files onto your device storage.
Turn of your device and boot into TWRP custom Recovery menu by the hardware keys combination or using any third party app (Mostly found in Play store).
Tap on “Wipe” and then swipe the slider from left to right to begin the wipe process (This will reset your device to factory)
Now it’s the time to flash the Android Nougat firmware on your device. Choose install and navigate to the folder in which you have copied the Nougat zip file
Swipe across the slider to confirm install, wait for a few minutes till the file is completely installed in your device.
Once done with the above step, now apply the same process with the installation of gapps.
Wait for the installation process to complete.
Once completed reboot your device.
Also Read: If you are stuck on boot animation or your device is taking longer then 7-10 minutes then follow this guide to to fix this issue
That’s it! You have successfully installed Android 7.0 Nougat via CyanogenMod 14 BeanStalk ROM on Xiaomi Mi 3. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your queries in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.