As people are prone to favor a style vanillas AOSP is often ported for a variety of devices. But to port an entire OEM ROM for several devices is quite a feat. While many people love the Samsung Experience seeing it on a rival product like Google Pixel 3 doesn’t happen usually.
The ROM made by Xiaomi has gained a dedicated fan base and millions of people have installed the popular version on their device. Owners of OnePlus 6 and OnePlus 6T can enjoy the popular ROM by downloading a recently released version from the XDA forums.
The port is based on the 8.11.23 build of Android P. Prospective users should have OB8 installed before they attempt to flash the ROM on their device. Since it is an independent project there are obviously a few bugs that will be removed via patches in the future.
Below you can find a list of bugs that have been found until now:
NFC isn’t working but the issue is being addressed
The flashlight won’t work unless you are using a third-party app
The stock MIUI is unresponsive but users can opt to use the Google Camera app or the OxygenOS Camera.
Mi account exclusive features like themes, ringtones and wallpapers are working correctly
The Auto Rotation toggle is bugged and it will freeze you settings screen. Simply tapping it again should remove the problem.
Reactions to the release are positive as many users note that the port works very well on their device. The release post also notes that regular updates will provide the latest security patches in order to see keep their device safe against malicious attacks and other potential problems.
Interested users will also find a detailed guide that clearly explains how to download and install the ROM on their device. As with any ROM some issue may surface so it is up to the user to decide if the risk is worth it.
Katie Tachuck is a reporter for News Lair. After graduating from UCLA, Katie got an internship at a local radio station and worked as a investigative journalist and producer. Katie has also worked as a columnist for the The Santa Fe New Mexican. Katie covers economy and community events for News Lair.