LineageOS 18.1 Unofficial for Poco X3 NFC (Surya) Android 11

April 16, 2021 | By androidhowto@youtube | Filed in: Custom ROM.

LineageOS 18.1 Unofficial for POCO X3 NFC (Surya) + Root. LineageOS, an open-source Android distribution, is available for several devices. LineageOS 18.1 is Android 11 version that developed by SawaMEN as Authors build, Recommended Google Apps: Flame Gapps. 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 3.5.0 Xiaomi POCO X3 NFC – Permanent
  2. Download lineage-18.1-20210406-UNOFFICIAL-surya.zip
  3. Download Magisk: Magisk-v21.4.zip
  4. Download Universal SafetyNet fix: safetynet-fix-v1.1.1.zip
  5. Download Magisk app: Latest Magisk apk
  6. Copy ROM to SD Card ( Recommended )

LineageOS 18.1 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 Wipe – Format Data – type “yes” and confirm ( Optional )
  5. Select Install – select lineage-18.1-20210406-UNOFFICIAL-surya.zip, Swipe to confirm Flash
  6. Select Reboot – System
  7. Setup the Phone

Install GAPPS

  • Enter TWRP Recovery
  • Select Install – select open_gapps-arm64-10.0-nano-20210413.zip, Swipe to confirm Flash
  • Reboot to System
  • Done

Root Instructions

  • Enter TWRP Recovery
  • Install Magisk
  • 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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LineageOS 18.1 Unofficial for Poco X3 NFC (Surya) Android 11
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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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