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Sony Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ3, Xiaomi Mi 8 and Mi 10 Lite 5G receive Android 12 with LineageOS 19

The world of Android smartphones is particularly loved by customization enthusiasts especially thanks to the moddingthat is to all those unofficial software operations that allow you to customize your smartphone from a software point of view, well beyond what is permitted by the manufacturer.

Currently in the modding sector LineageOS is one of the most recurring names, because it represents the most updated and most widespread custom ROM in the Android panorama. In the last few hours the LineageOS team has extended support of the latest version, namely the LineageOS 19 based on the AOSP code of Android 12, a new models. Let’s go and see them together:

  • Sony Xperia XZ2 | Download and instructions
  • Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact | Download and instructions
  • Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium | Download and instructions
  • Sony Xperia XZ3 | Download and instructions
  • Xiaomi Mi 8 | Download and instructions
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G | Download and instructions

The list you find above includes the new models officially supported by LineageOS 19 and alongside each model you will also find the direct link for the dedicated page on the official website. At this link you will find all the instructions and necessary files to install the custom ROM on the specific device.

In general, the installation of the custom ROM requires the unlocking the bootloader and installing a custom recovery, two fundamental operations that correspond to the acquisition of root permissions on your smartphone. If you don’t know what we’re talking about, then it’s time to get some preliminary readings about it. The official XDA forum is where you can find more answers regarding LineageOS.

If you want to know more about LineageOS 19, remember that this one does not only include stock features of Android 12 which we find in the AOSP public code. There are also some interesting features developed ad hoc by the Lineage team, found more details in the article we dedicated to him.