Best custom ROM for Xiaomi Mi A2 (2019)

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The Mi A2 is Xiaomi’s second offering under the AndroidOne initiative. As its predecessor Mi A1 – the first Android One device from Xiaomi, the Mi A2 too come with stock Android and is different from the rest of Xiaomi devices having the marquee MIUI software. Some people prefer the smoothness and reliability of stock Android while others have a version to its due to lack of fancy features available on customized Android versions such as MIUI, EMUI, OneUI and so on. Let’s have a look at the best custom ROMs for Xiaomi Mi A2.Custom ROM for Xiaomi Mi A2

So, if you’re done with the stock UI and need to try something interesting and feature-packed OS, then the unofficial development is here for the rescue. Thankfully, there’s some handful of custom ROM for the Mi A2 which can impart a brand new look and functionalities for the device. Below are some of the best custom ROM that you can try on your beloved device.

List of Best Custom ROM for Xiaomi Mi A2

[Official] CRDroidAndroid

Version Information
ROM OS Version: 9.x Pie
Status: Stable

One of the most stable ROM for the Mi A2. The CRDroid team is giving official support for the device with regular security updates and minor maintenance releases. It’s a feature-packed ROM having certain funky functions which aren’t available on the stock Android. Some of the general features are listed below.

Features

  • Android 9.0.0 r10
  • Pixel look and feel
  • crDroid Settings – Our chamber of secrets with below customization settings
  • OTA notification for officially supported devices
  • crDroid Music – Music player based on Phonograph
  • crDroid Home – Revamped and customized launcher with Google now integration
  • ART and BIONIC optimizations

You’d see intense customizations on the status bar, quick-settings toggle, Lock-Screen, navigation bar and so on. The detailed information regarding the ROM is given here.

[UNOFFICIAL] Havoc OS v2.0 

Version Information
ROM OS Version: 9.x Pie
Status: Beta

Havoc-OS 2.0 is based on AOSP, containing features forked from Google Pixel. It has a refined Material Design 2 giving a professional touch to your device. The ROM  is in beta stage, however worth as a daily driver with minimal bugs that won’t affect the usage largely.

Some of the general features offered by the HavocOS are:

Features

  • MD2 UI
  • Rounded UI
  • Pixel Lockscreen weather
  • Substratum Support
  • Compiled using SDCLANG OTA
  • Support Signature Spoofing
  • Micro-G support
  • Lockscreen charging animation

 

The rounded UI blends correctly with the device design, and it’s a perfect ROM those who’re looking for rounded corners. Download links and flashing instructions can be found over here.

[UNOFFICIAL] Syberia Project

It’s yet another AOSP based custom ROM for the Mi A2 developed and maintained by a group of developers namely – the “Siberian Team.” The ROM as such is called the Siberia ROM. Reset battery stats, Hide the power menu on the lock screen, Statusbar network traffic, incall vibration options, Force Expanded Notifications, etc are some of the native features of the ROM.

Features

  • Upstreamed ART
  • Latest SQlite Themes
  • Custom switch tiles Tiles
  • Statusbar brightness control
  • Navigation bar
  • Lockscreen shortcuts
  • StatusBar tuner
  • Features flash-call-on-waiting
  • Volume key music
  • Smart Pulldown

To visit the original development thread click here.

[UNOFFICIAL] LineageOS 16

Version Information
ROM OS Version: 9.x Pie
Based On: LineageOS
Status: Beta

LineageOS team has not yet given the official support for the Mi A2. Nonetheless, unofficial builds of LineageOS 16.0 is available for the device. The LineageOS has got a great fan-following due to its active development and additional LOS proprietary features.

The unofficial LOS 16 for the Mi A2 is not stable and has specific known bugs. Let’s hope the developer fix this future builds. For the time being if you can live with some bugs, you should try the LOS 16.0 on your Mi A2. If interested, don’t forget to visit here.

We hope you’d like our list of custom ROM for Xiaomi Mi A2. In case if you know any other custom ROM which you think should’ve got a place on the above list, do let us and the readers know in the comment sections.

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