crDroid 7.2 Android 11 Official for Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro – Begonia

January 23, 2021 | By androidhowto@youtube | Filed in: Custom ROM.

How to Install crDroid 7.2 Android 11 Official on Redmi Note 8 Pro – Begonia. crDroid is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device also attempting to bringing many of the best features existent today. It used Anti-brick Factory Preloader installed before flash TWRP CFW Recovery. Do this at your own risk, I’m not responsible for bricking your device.

What is CFW?

CFW is a combination of multiple Xiaomi firmware packages. CFW enables you to use the new builds without worrying about bricks while running newer proprietary vendor software. These builds are unified for all variants of the Redmi Note 8 Pro and have pretty much all issues fixed at this point. The CFW contains firmware files from the latest A9 and latest A10 firmware image. Along with this, the CFW also installs the factory preloader and bootloader (LK) to make sure you’re safe when modifying your device. Source – XDA Forums.

Changelog 14 January, 2021

  • Merging device trees of cRdroid 6.13 and POSP A11
  • 4.14.215 QuantumKiller-N kernel in stock [clang][almk]
  • Disable AOSP serial console notification
  • New SafetyNet tweaks (use Magisk with Hide option)
  • Other minor fixes and additions

Download and Installed

Install Instructions on Redmi Note 8 Pro:

Make sure the Redmi Note 8 Pro Installed Anti-brick Factory Preloader and installed CFW Recovery.

STEP 1 : Enter Factory Preloader and TWRP Recovery

  • Turn Power off
  • Press and Hold volume Up + power key. When phone vibrate once, release power key only, keep pressing Volume Up until Factory Preloader appears
  • Use volume up to select “Recovery Mode” and press Volume Down to confirm

STEP 2 : Flashing ROM

  • Select Wipe – Advanced Wipe ( select “Dalvik, Cache, System” ), Swipe to Wipe
  • Select Install – select begonia-A11-CFW_20210105.zip, Swipe to confirm Flash ( Ignore this if you have installed before )
  • Select Install – select crDroidAndroid-11.0-20210114-begonia-v7.2.zip, Swipe to confirm Flash
  • Select Wipe – Format Data, type “yes” and Confirm
  • Select Reboot – System

Install GApps if necessary

  • Enter TWRP Recovery: Turn power off, Press and Hold volume Up + power key When phone vibrate once, release power key only, keep pressing Volume Up until Factory Preloader appears. Use volume up to select “Recovery Mode” and press Volume Down to confirm ( It may be direct to TWRP Recovery )
  • Select Wipe – Advanced Wipe ( select “System” ) – Repair or Change File System – Resize File System – Swipe to Resize
  • Select Mount – ( select “System, Vendor” ), Back to home
  • Select Install ( If file in SD Card: Select Storage – Micro SD card – OK ) – select open_gapps-arm64-11.0-nano-xxxxxxx.zip Swipe to confirm Flash
  • Select Reboot – System

Rooting if necessary

  • Enter TWRP Recovery: Turn power off, Press and Hold volume Up + power key When phone vibrate once, release power key only, keep pressing Volume Up until Factory Preloader appears ( It may be direct to TWRP Recovery )
  • Select Install – select Magisk-v20.4.zip Swipe to confirm Flash
  • Select Reboot – System
  • Done!

Notes / Warning!

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

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