Install Android 9.0.1 Pie crDroid ROM on Redmi Note 6 Pro – Complete Guide

Looking for a way to update Redmi Note 6 Pro to latest Android 9.0.1 Pie! You are in right page. However, its an unofficial update. As you know, running latest version of Android offer you several additional functionality along with improved security. The smartphone’s hardware is capable enough to run the latest Android version which is Android 9.0.1 Pie. To update Redmi Note 6 Pro to latest Android 9.0.1 Pie we will use crDroid v5.5 ROM.

Android 9.0 Pie comes with various new as well as improved features including, new gesture navigation, adaptive battery and brightness, improved security features, new Accessibility menu, new screenshot shortcut, easier screen rotation and many more. If you interested to update your Redmi Note 6 Pro to Android 9.0.1 Pie base ROM crDroid v5.5 then continue reading.



This crDroid v5.5 ROM is based on Android 9.0.1 Pie AOSP and comes with various customization (features list) along with some LineageOS features.

crdroid 9.0.x rom update guide


How to Update Redmi Note 6 Pro to Android 9.0.1 Pie via crDroid v5.5


This tutorial is only for Redmi Note 6 Pro. Don’t try this guide on any other Android device. Also, we (True Android Team) are not responsible for any damage caused due to the instruction is given in this page. Try this at your own risk. However, it is very unlikely that your device will be damaged if you follow all the instructions as it is which are mentioned in procedure.

Pre Requisites:

1. Backup your device data. You can follow our ultimate backup guide.

2. Make sure your device have at least 60% battery power. You can install an app like Battery Notifier BT Free on your Android device to check it easily.

3. You already have USB Driver Installed for Redmi Note 6 Pro in your PC. [Download USB Drivers]

4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and Redmi Note 6 Pro. [Guide].

5. Your device have latest TWRP recovery 3.x or higher installed. You can read this guide: How to install TWRP Recovery [latest] on any Android device

Note: If you face any flashing error then first update to latest official firmware and then flash the ROM and Gapps.

If you have done everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to follow step-by-step guide on how to install Android 9.0.1 Pie based crDroid v5.5 ROM on Redmi Note 6 Pro.

File Required (Download by clicking on it)

  1. crDroid v5.5 ROM For Redmi Note 6 Pro [Filename: crDroidAndroid-9.0-20190616-tulip-v5.5zip]
  2. Google Apps [Filename:] or any other Android 9.0.1 Pie GApps

Once you downloaded all required files, now read on for the tutorial part.

How to Install Android 9.0.1 Pie based crDroid v5.5 ROM on Redmi Note 6 Pro

Step 1 : Connect your device to PC using the USB cable and then copy downloaded files to the SD card of your device. Important: Don’t extract any files.

Step 2 : Disconnect USB and then turn off your Redmi Note 6 Pro.

Step 3 : Boot into recovery mode. To boot into recovery first turn off your Redmi Note 6 Pro and then press and hold Volume Up and Power button together until the “MI” logo appears on the screen, then release. You can also boot into recovery without key combination.

twrp front

Step 4 : Create a Backup using TWRP Backup Option.

twrp backup option

Step 5 : Perform a Factory Reset (this will delete all apps and their settings and game progress). To do this, Tap on Wipe, then at the bottom of the screen do a Swipe on the ‘Swipe to factory reset‘ option.

twrp factory reset option


Step 6 : Now its time to add zip file for flashing. Tap on Install, then browse to the location where you saved the files and tap on the crDroid v5.5 Zip file. Then tap on Add More Zips, and add Gapps zip. Now at the bottom of the screen, do a swipe on the Swipe to confirm flash option to begin flashing.

twrp magisk install

Step 7 : When the installation is completed, go back to the main recovery menu and tap on Reboot and then, tap on System to reboot your Redmi Note 6 Pro and boot up into Android 9.0.1 Pie ROM crDroid v5.5.

twrp reboot system

Returning to Previous ROM: To go back to your previous ROM, boot into recovery, select Backup then through Restore option, restore your previous ROM by selecting it from the list.

Congrats! Android 9.0.1 Pie firmware based custom ROM crDroid v5.5 is now installed and running on your Redmi Note 6 Pro. You can root this ROM by following our guide: How to Root Redmi Note 6 Pro with Magisk – Detail Guide


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