Download and Install Lineage OS 17 On Xiaomi Mi Max 3 based on Android 10

After Mi Max 2, now it’s successor Xiaomi Mi Max 3 has started getting the Lineage OS 17 unofficial ROM based on Android 10. Now you can Install Lineage OS 17 On Xiaomi Mi Max 3  | Android 10 (nitrogen) . However,  this is an early unofficial Lineage OS 17 For Xiaomi Mi Max 3 based on Android 10. Now you can download the ROM and flash Lineage OS 17 build directly via TWRP recovery just like any other custom ROM. We are thankful to Recognized Xda Member stonesolouk for sharing the ROM.

There are two types of ROMs in Android ecosystem. As I mentioned above one is Stock ROM or the Firmware which comes preinstalled with any Android device and the second one is Custom ROM or commonly known as ROM. Custom ROMs are developed by third-party developers for a specific device. Most of the Custom ROMs are feature-packed and fast which makes them a better alternative to the stock firmware.

Among all the Custom ROMs, Lineage OS is the oldest and most popular. Lineage OS was previously known as CyanogenMod. The Lineage OS ROMs are clean and provide a very fast and smooth user experience. Most of the time the battery backup is also better compared to the stock firmware.

[note type=”important”]This ROM is a GSI File. GSI Stands for Generic system image. It is a system image close to “pure Android” based on unmodified Android Open Source Project (AOSP) code. GSI ROMs can be installed on supported project treble enabled devices[/note]

Lineage OS 17 On Xiaomi Mi Max 3 | Android 10 | Android 10 Features

Now let’s talk about Lineage OS 17 features and the release date. The official release date of Lineage OS 17.0 is unknown. But the ROM will have all the Android 10 features as it will be based on Android 10 (Q) source code. It will have a totally new UI like Android 10 and the most hyped feature of Android 10 system-wide force dark theme will also be available on the ROM

  • A system-wide dark mode
  • Smart Reply for all messaging apps.
  • New easy sharing menu.
  • Quicker access to settings.
  • A standard depth format.
  • Overhauled permissions.
  • Wi-Fi sharing via QR codes
  • Focus Mode

As Lineage OS 17 is based On Android 10’s Source code, it has all the latest Android Oreo features and in addition to that Lineage OS also has some extra customization features.


  • Make sure the bootloader on your device is unlocked and your device is rooted and you have a custom recovery installed.
  • Make sure your device has more than 50% battery.
  • Make sure you have taken a backup of your important data. Now proceed To Install Official Lineage OS 17 On Xiaomi Mi Max 3.


How to Install Lineage OS 17 On Xiaomi Mi Max 3 | Android 10 (Unofficial)

Install Lineage OS 17 On Xiaomi Mi Max 3 based on Android 10

  • Make sure your device is rooted and have the latest TWRP recovery installed. (Nijel’s TWRP 3.2.3-3 and 3.2.3-4)
  • First, download the files from the above link and extract them using any unzipper app

[appbox googleplay ru.zdevs.zarchiver]

  • Now transfer the downloaded files to the internal storage of your device.
  • Now reboot to the TWRP recovery
  • Take a nandroid backup by selecting the option from the home screen and then your data and cache from the recovery menu.
  • Now return to the main menu of TWRP and wipe cache, data, and system before flashing the ROM


  • In order to Wipe data: Go to Wipe —> Advanced Wipe and select Dalvik/ART cache, cache, System, Vendor, and Data and then swipe to wipe. (Don’t select the internal storage)

TWRP Wipe Swipe

  • Now Return to the main menu of TWRP again and install the GSI ROM which is just a system image.
    • Go to Install -> Install Image -> select system.img

TWRP 3.0 RMG Install

Your device should boot into the latest Android 10 / Lineage OS 17 ROM.

Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma
Dibyashree Sharma graduated in Computer Science from NIT Rourkela. For the past eight years, she has been blogging about Android, which she is really passionate about. She has built a good reputation as a reliable source. Away from the digital sphere, Dibyashree enjoys playing tennis, a sport she is as passionate about as she is about technology.

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