Pixel Experience 9.0 CAF-Based for Redmi Note 7 Pro Goes Official

Pixel Experience 9.0 CAF-Based for Redmi Note 7 Pro Goes Official 1

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro is another hype boosting company’s sales record in the Q1 2019. It becomes the best mid-range device in most of Asian countries especially in India.

Inevitably, third-party Android development for this device goes rapidly. The release of unofficial Pixel Experience 9.0 ROM few weeks ago is just an example.

Recently, it have just gone official. Yup, you heard it right,..

Pixel Experience is one of popular custom Android ROM among flashing maniacs. It brings the pureness of Android OS originally available on Google Pixel devices.

Pixel is Google’s official flagship Android phone. Its latest variants are Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL. Wait, it also has cheaper variants known as Pixel 3A and 3A XL.

There are all not cheap phones, however.

On the other hand, Xiaomi offers more realistic devices available at reasonable price points. Redmi Note 7 Pro is one of them.

The device that has codename Violet is not a flagship phone. Instead, it is a mid-range level. It boasts octa-core (2GHz dual-core Kryo 460 + 1.7GHz hexa-core Kryo 460) processor setup that is based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 chipset.

On top of that, it has the best price-per-performance ratio. Thanks to the Qualcomm 675 SoC planted within.

Users of Redmi Note 7 Pro can now enjoy part of awesomeness of Pixel phone. Thanks to Pixel Experience ROM.

What is this ROM?

Pixel Experience is an AOSP/CAF based ROM, with Google apps included and all Pixel goodies (launcher, wallpapers, icons, fonts, bootanimation).

(PixelExperience.org)

The maintainer of this build, Dyneteve, confirms that almost everything works. It means you can enjoy all major features of your phone including Wifi, RIL, Mobile data, GPS, Camera, Flashlight, Camcorder, Bluetooth, FMRadio, Fingerprint scanner, Lights, Sound / vibration, Facelock, and so on.

Download Pixel Experience 9.0 for Redmi Note 7 Pro

You can grab it from following link:

Version: Pie (CAF edition) 
File name: PixelExperience_caf_violet-9.0-20190512-1408-OFFICIAL.zip 
File size: 944 MB 
md5sum: 466398a1140f1b75a5e3916140ef4f00 
Build date: 2019/05/12 14:08

This build of PE 9.0 ROM is based on CAF Android Source. Unlike AOSP Android which is more like one-for-all source, CAF is developed more for devices powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets.

While Redmi Note 7 Pro has Qualcomm 675 under the hood, this build is just perfect to empower the hardware.

How to Install Pixel Experience?

Flashing Pixel Experience 9.0 official build on Redmi Note 7 Pro is easy. Simply follow the outlined steps below:

Step 1. You need to unlock the Redmi Note 7 Pro bootloader. This is a must. Please remember that you may lose your data because of unlocking process.

Step 2. Flash the official TWRP recovery on your phone. Follow our detailed guide here and you’ll be good to go.

Step 3. Download the official Pixel Experience ROM from the link above. Do not extract the zip file.

Step 4. Download F.Crypt Disabler from the link below. Do not extract the zip file as well.

File name :
FCrypt+disabler.zip
Version n/a | 120 downloads | Size: 799 KB

Step 5. Connect your phone to your computer and copy / transfer both zip files to your phone. Alternatively, you can download the files directly to your phone.

Step 6. Next, turn off your phone completely.

Step 7. While it’s off, press and hold the Power key and Volume Up key simultaneously to enter recovery mode which in this case is TWRP.

Step 8. Do the “Swipe to allow system modifications” – if you have not done it yet.

Step 9. Choose “Install” from the main menu.

Step 10. Find and locate the PE ROM zip file (e.g:
PixelExperience_caf_violet-9.0-20190512-1408-OFFICIAL.zip). Tap on the file name to select it.

Step 11. Now do the “Swipe to confirm flash” action.

Step 12. Sit tight and wait for the flashing process to finish. Once done, go back to the main menu.

Step 13. Again, choose “Install” menu.

Step 14. Locate the “FCrypt+disabler.zip” file. Tap on it to select it.

Step 15. Again, do the “Swipe to confirm flash” action.

Step 16. Once done, go back to the main menu then choose “Reboot” followed with “System”.

Voila! You have successfully installed Pixel Experience 9.0 CAF ROM on Redmi Note 7 Pro.

Initial booting time may take time. Once you are in, you’ll need to setup your Google account.

That’s all. You can now enjoy the full Pixel experience.

Read also: How to flash unofficial Pixel Experience 9.0 AOSP on Redmi Note 7 Pro.

Important note: this tutorial guides you to flash PE ROM on Redmi Note 7 Pro previously running MIUI 10 latest version. If you are from another custom ROM, you may need to wipe data, cache, and Dalvik. Furthermore, you will then need to flash Vendor patch.

The most important note: We hold no responsibility of any damage that may happen to your phone. No body forces you to do everything in this article. Please proceed with caution.

Credit: Dyneteve.

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