Android Open Source Project ( AOSP ) OFFICIAL Android 12 for Poco X3 NFC (Surya)

October 14, 2021 | By androidhowto@youtube | Filed in: Custom ROM.

How to install Android Open Source Project ( AOSP ) OFFICIAL Android 12 for Poco X3 NFC (Surya). Maintained By @ghostrider_reborn. Based on Android Open Source Project (AOSP 12.0.0_r2), with inbuilt gapps, few pixel goodies and my custom feature additions & tweaks. Everything is working well to be used as a daily driver. These builds are based on OSS vendor, QuicksilveR kernel is included. Use at your own risk, I’m not responsible for bricking your device.

Download and Terms

  1. Your phone must be Installed Custom Recovery. If not, you can read How to Install TWRP 3.5.2 Xiaomi POCO X3 NFC – Permanent
  2. Download aosp_surya-12-20211013-2243.zip
  3. Download fw_surya_miui_SURYAGlobal_V12.5.1.0.RJGMIXM_e3b8205e7f_11.0.zip
  4. Download Magisk: Magisk-v23.0.apk or latest rename it to Magisk-v23.0.zip ( if necessary )
  5. Copy ROM to SD Card ( Recommended )

AOSP 12 Install Instructions on POCO X3 NFC:

  1. Enter TWRP Recovery Mode: Turn Power off, Press and Hold Volume Up + Power key, When POCO logo appears release Power key only, keep pressing Volume Up until TWRP Recovery appears.
  2. First Important Step is to Backup (though depends on you if you wanna be safe or no )
  3. Select Wipe – Advanced ( Dalvik, Cache, Data ), Swipe to wipe
  4. Select Install – select fw_surya_miui_SURYAGlobal_V12.5.1.0.RJGMIXM_e3b8205e7f_11.0.zip, Swipe to confirm Flash
  5. Select Install – select aosp_surya-12-20211013-2243.zip, Swipe to confirm Flash
  6. Select Wipe – Format Data – type “yes” and confirm ( Optional )
  7. Select Reboot – System
  8. Setup the Phone

Root Instructions if necessary

  • Enter TWRP Recovery Mode: Turn Power off, Press and Hold Volume Up + Power key, When POCO logo appears release Power key only, keep pressing Volume Up until TWRP Recovery appears.
  • Install Magisk-v23.0.zip
  • Reboot to System
  • Connect Phone to Internet
  • Install Magisk app and Open it. Magisk will ask to do additional setups. Let it do its job and the app will automatically reboot your device.
  • Done

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Android Open Source Project ( AOSP ) OFFICIAL Android 12 for Poco X3 NFC (Surya)
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Enter TWRP Recovery

You can enter TWRP recovery with 2 methods: via adb command by type “adb reboot recovery” and by pressing keys combinations ( Turn power off, press and hold volume up + Power key, when POCO logo appears release power key, keep pressing volume until TWRP recovery appears )

Notes / Warning!

  1. Use at your own risk, I’m not responsible for bricking your device.
  2. Using the incorrect file may brick your device.
  3. Make sure to backup your important data before root it.


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