Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Gets Nitrogen OS 8.1 ROM Based On Android 8.1 Oreo

Nitrogen OS 8.1 ROM For Redmi Note 3 based On Android 8.1 Oreo has been released and now users can manually download and install Nitrogen OS 8.1 ROM On Redmi Note 3. Android Oreo 8.1 is beginning to become more and more popular among various phone manufacturers and also among custom ROM developers. Developers are working hard to bring the custom build of Oreo 8.1 for various devices ever since the launch of official Oreo 8.1 by google for all its Nexus and Pixel devices with December 2017 security patch.

Recently custom ROMs based on Oreo 8.1 are showing up for Redmi Note 3. Thanks to xyyx, Senior Member over Xda, who has developed Nitrogen OS 8.1 Oreo build for Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. However, this custom ROM is still an unofficial port and a first build. It is bound to have many glitches but again most of the features still work fine.

Custom ROMs always provide a wide range of customization features which mostly does not come packed with the device out of the box. We have given the direct download link along with the method to flash the OS safely down below.

Check Full Redmi Note 3 Custom ROMs List > [20+ ROMs] Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Custom ROMs Collection (Marshmallow, Nougat and Oreo)



Nitrogen OS Features

Most of the usual features work fine with a pinch of glitches here and there, but the overall experience stays within the decent limits.

  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • Video
  • Mobile Data
  • RIL
  • Sensors
  • Audio
  • SELinux
  • GPS
  • GApps

Known Bugs

As mentioned earlier, this is an unofficial port and we could find some bugs. Some of the bugs that were slightly glitchy are,

  • Goodix
  • VOLTE Video Call
  • Random bug of sim detection after bootup
  • Need to turn Wi-Fi off and on display after adding


rootmygalaxy.net wont be responsible for any damage happened to your device(s) while following this guide, Proceed at your own risk.


  • This ROM is only for Redmi Note 3 (Kenzo)
  • Your device must be rooted and must have TWRP Recovery Installed.If not follow the guide linked below

⚙ How to Root Redmi Note 3 and Install TWRP Recovery

  • We recommend to take complete backup and proceed.Follow the linked guide to take a full nandroid backup via TWRP recovery
  • Maintain 50-60% battery to prevent sudden shutdown between the process.

Download Nitrogen OS 8.1 ROM For Redmi Note 3

Download unofficial Nitrogen OS 8.1 Official Android 8.1 Oreo Gapps

How To Install Android 8.1 Oreo On Redmi Note 3 With Nitrogen OS 8.1 ROM

Download Nitrogen OS 8.1 ROM For Redmi Note 3

Step 1 Make Sure Your Device is rooted and you have custom recovery installed in it.

Step 2 Now Download the ROM and Gapps File from the download section above.Save them to sd card.

Step 3 Boot your device into recovery mode.

Step 4 Now follow the guide to flash Nitrogen OS 8.1 ROM On Redmi Note 3

⚙ How To Install A Custom ROM Via Recovery On Any Android

Step 5 After flashing the ROM, flash the Gapps (Similar way)

Step 6 Now clear cache and reboot your device.Done!!!

Your Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Should boot into Nitrogen OS 8.1 ROM (Android 8.1).If you have any question related to this post, feel free to leave that in the comment section down below:)

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