OctaviOS v2.6 Official Android 11 for Poco X3 NFC (Surya)

June 27, 2021 | By androidhowto@youtube | Filed in: Custom ROM.

How to install OctaviOS v2.6 Official Android 11 on Poco X3 NFC (Surya). Changelog; Merged June Security patch, Nukes all icons and iconspaces to make the UI consistent, Added Collapsing toolbar from DOT OS, Made sound seekbar same as brightness slider, Adapted OctaviLab with New Toolbar, Added categories in various parts of Settings, Fix an issue where the wellbeing card text gets cut in lower dpi and many more. 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 OctaviOS-v2.6-surya-20210624-1428-VANILLA-Official.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. Copy ROM to SD Card ( Recommended )

OctaviOS v2.6 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 OctaviOS-v2.6-surya-20210624-1428-VANILLA-Official.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
  • 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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OctaviOS v2.6 Official Android 11 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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