MSM-Xtended XR v8.0 OFFICIAL for Poco X3 NFC ( Surya ) Android 11

July 12, 2021 | By androidhowto@youtube | Filed in: Custom ROM.

How to Install MSM-Xtended XR v8.0 OFFICIAL to Poco X3 NFC ( Surya ) Android 11. Changelogs: Encryption by Default Now, Switched to Quicksilver Kernel, Fixed Some FC in UI, Updated Build FP to July, Fixed Some Issues Where DT2W wasn’t working and Fixed The Issues with L1.  Both Vanilla and GApps variant available. 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 Xtended-XR-v8.0-GAPPS-surya-OFFICIAL-20210710.zip
  3. Download fw_surya A11 or latest : fw_surya_miui_SURYAGlobal_V12.0.1.0.RJGMIXM_95126259ea_11.0.zip
  4. Download latest open_gapps-arm64-11.0-nano-20210130-TEST.zip ( if necessary )
  5. Download Magisk: Magisk-v23.0.apk or latest rename it to Magisk-v23.0.zip ( if necessary )
  6. Copy ROM to SD Card ( Recommended )

MSM-Xtended XR v8.0 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_V12.0.1.0.RJGMIXM_95126259ea_11.0.zip, Swipe to confirm Flash
  5. Select Install – select Xtended-XR-v8.0-GAPPS-surya-OFFICIAL-20210710.zip, Swipe to confirm Flash
  6. Select Wipe – Format Data – type “yes” and confirm ( Optional )
  7. Select Reboot – System
  8. Setup the Phone

Install GApps if necessary

  • Enter TWRP Recovery Mode: Turn power off, Connect the phone with a USB cable, Press and hold Volume Up + Power Key until TWRP Recovery Mode Appears.
  • Select Install – select open_gapps-arm64-11.0-nano-20210130-TEST.zip Swipe to confirm Flash
  • Select Reboot – System

Root Instructions if necessary

  • Enter TWRP Recovery
  • 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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MSM-Xtended XR v8.0 OFFICIAL 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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