crDroid 5.6 for Redmi Note 7: Performance-oriented ROM

crDroid 5.6 for Redmi Note 7: Performance-oriented ROM 1

Looking for the best alternative ROM to replace the stock MIUI running on your Redmi Note 7 codename Lavender? Well, come take a look at the crDroid ROM.

An XDA developer letsmakecake has managed to bring the ROM for Xiaomi’s top-selling device of Q1 2019, the Redmi Note 7.

About crDroid ROM

crDroid is a custom Android ROM or some say it as an after-market ROM compatible with many Android devices. Luckily, Redmi Note 7 is one of those devices.

The ROM is based on LineageOS and is based on AOSP Android. Its developer states that crDroid is built with performance in mind.

Users flashing this ROM can expect an increase in the overall system performance along with reasonable stability. This ROM is just perfect for a daily driver.

crDroid, currently v5.6, for Redmi Note 7 is based on Android 9.0 Pie r44 bringing latest official Android Security Update in the house.

The developer also makes use of Evira Kernel to make the ROM performance blazing fast. Thanks to the Linux kernel v4.x employed by Evira.

Key Features

One of notable features of this ROM is its pure Android UI. Those who love Android One or Pixel-like UI style will also love to run this ROM. No doubt! crDroid is also the best alternative to and the strongest contender for Pixel Experience ROM.

Some other key features boasted are UI customization, crDroid Settings, and Quick Settings.

You can easily customize the styles of Clock & date, Network Traffic monitor, Battery style and percentage, Custom logo, Smart pulldown, quick pulldown, Stock navbar, Smart bar, and a bunch of more cool features. Read the whole long list of its key features here.

Download crDroid Android 9.0 for Redmi Note 7

You can download the flash-able zip file of crDroid for Redmi Note 7 from below direct link. Please be mindful that the ROM is not designed for Redmi Note 7 Pro codename Violet.

File name :
crDroidAndroid-9.0-20190802-lavender-v5.6.zip
Version v5.6-20190802 android 9.0 | 42 downloads | Size: 800 MB
Changelog crDroid v5.6 - August 02, 2019
- Added Aggressive Battery
- Added ability to restrict app vpn usage
- Added 20 more accent colors (brand colors)
- Improved localization / translation for Q Clock
- Fixed Recording Sound
- Updated Light Hals froom msm8998
- Turned on Automatic brightness at default
- Added VR support
- Disabled useless powerhal stats
- Improvements related to wifi

How to Install

Installing the ROM is basically easy especially for flashing manics. General rule of flashing a custom ROM apply.

First, an unlocked bootloader is a must. Second, a custom recovery preferably TWRP is essential. Third, a slice of your skill.

In short, all the steps you have to do are:

  1. Unlock bootloader
  2. Flash TWRP
  3. Boot into Recovery mode
  4. Wipe system, data, cache/dalvik
  5. Flash the ROM

We’ll come with a detailed tutorial soon. Stay tuned!

Update: The complete guide on how to flash crDroid on Redmi Note 7.

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