Download and Install LineageOS 16 Custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro using easy steps guide. Due to Android’s open source nature, it has become quite easy to download the source code and customize it to develop a new custom version. Recently iamsj7, a senior member from the XDA community has developed LineageOS 16 ROM especially for Oppo Realme 3 Pro RMX1851. Most important, this LineageOS 16 is completely stable and bug free.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie
Talking about the Realme 3 Pro features, it sports 6.3-inch full HD + IPS display with 1080 x 2340 pixels of resolution. Similar to Realme 2 Pro, this handset even offers a small notch and slim bezels. Moreover, it offers Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710 processor. Additionally, it comes in two variants: Realme 3 Pro 6GB RAM and Realme 3 Pro 4GB RAM. For exclusive Realme 3 Pro sale, visit Amazon shopping website. In contrast, Realme 3 Pro price in India is Rs. 13,999 onward.

If you compare Realme 3 Pro vs Realme X, you can easily conclude that Realme 3 Pro is better in camera, battery life as well as overall performance. Besides, Realme 3 Pro colours include Carbon Gray, Nitro Blue and Lightning Purple. In addition, it comes with an impressive 4045 mAh battery with super-fast charging support. Most important, Realme 3 Pro is especially designed to take on the Redmi Note 7 Pro from Xiaomi.

In this tutorial, we’ll go through easy steps guide on how to update Realme 3 Pro RMX1851 to official Android 9 Pie based LineageOS 16 custom ROM. In order to flash any custom firmware, the first thing to remember particularly is to unlock bootloader. Furthermore, you must even root as well as install custom recovery on your device. On the positive side, we have mentioned all the steps to root, install TWRP and unlock bootloader for Realme 3 Pro.

Disclaimer:

Do this process at your own risk. Neither we at Droid Thunder nor the the developers will be liable for any damage caused to your device by following this guide. Implement the steps carefully.

Compatibility:

This LineageOS 16 ROM is only meant for Realme 3 Pro. Flashing this custom firmware on any other device or variant may cause permanent damage. Hence confirm your device before going ahead.

Screenshots:

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie
Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie
Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Pre-Requisites:

  • Ensure that your phone is at least 50% charged.
  • This process will wipe out your entire phone data. Hence it is strongly recommended to backup your contacts, messages, apps, call logs, memos etc. before going further.
  • Install mobile USB drivers on PC so as to detect your Realme 3 Pro when connected via USB cable.
  1. Download Realme 3 Pro USB drivers.
  • You must unlock bootloader of your phone. Refer our guide:
  1. How to Unlock Bootloader of Realme 3 Pro.
  • Root Realme 3 Pro. Refer our guide:
  1. How to Root Realme 3 Pro.
  • Also install a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP. Refer our guide:
  1. How to Install TWRP Recovery on Realme 3 Pro.
  • (Optional) Temporarily disable all the security related tools as well as antivirus that is installed on your PC.

After doing as mentioned above, let’s flash LineageOS 16 ROM on Realme 3 Pro.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Steps to Install LineageOS 16 ROM on Realme 3 Pro:

Step 1: Open phone Settings.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Step 2: Tap on About Phone.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Step 3: On the next screen, tap 7 times on the Version to unlock developer mode.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Tap on it until a message saying, ”You are now a developer” shows as given below.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Step 4: Go back and open Additional Settings.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Step 5: Scroll down and tap on  Developer options.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Step 6: On the next screen, enable USB debugging option.
Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie
Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Step 7: Download LineageOS 16.

Step 8: Now download GApps.

Note: Do not extract these zip files.

Step 9: Copy both the downloaded files on your phone.

Step 10: Power off your Realme 3 Pro and boot it into TWRP recovery.

Step 11: For that, press and hold Volume down + Power button simultaneously until fastboot mode appear. Leave both the keys now.

Step 12: Just press Volume keys until you see Recovery mode option at the top.

Step 13: Now press Power button to start recovery mode.

Note: If you are not able to boot into recovery, use TWRP manager app from Google Play Store.

As soon as you boot into TWRP, the first thing you need to do is to take Nandroid backup. This is the backup of your entire operating system. Refer our guide:

  1. How to take Nandroid Backup on Realme 3 Pro.

Step 7: In TWRP, tap on Wipe option.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Step 8: On the next screen, swipe in right direction to initiate the factory reset process.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Note: This step will delete all your phone data so make sure you have backed up everything before performing this step.

Step 9: Go back and again tap on Wipe option.

Step 10: On the next screen, tap on Advanced Wipe option.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Step 11: Just check Dalvik/ART cache, System, Data and cache partitions.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Note: Do not check the Internal Storage partition.

Step 12: Swipe right to begin the wiping partition process.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Let’s start installation of LineageOS 16 ROM on Realme 3 Pro.

Step 13: For doing so, tap on Install option from the main menu.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

This will show your entire phone data.

Step 14: Simply navigate to the Lineage OS 16 ROM which you’ve copied earlier and select it. On the next screen, swipe right to start ROM flashing process.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie
Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Step 15: Similarly flash the Google Apps zip package file.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie
Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie
Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Step 16: Finally, everything completes here. Simply select Reboot->System option to restart your Realme 3 Pro.

Install LineageOS 16 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro via Android 9 Pie

Note: The first boot will take more time to start than usual.

Finally! This is how you can install latest official Lineage OS 15 custom ROM on Realme 3 Pro RMX1851. Enjoy and experience all new features of LineageOS with this ROM. For any queries, do comment below.

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