Today I flashed Pixel Experience GSI on my whyred after much trouble so here is a guide to make things clear.
if you are coming from MIUI you have to format data from twrp. this is a must to disable encryption.
after you are done formattin...
I just flashed this ROM. Here I am reiterating what has already been said step-wise to clear all your doubts. Kind of noob-friendly guide:
Remove all the security like FP, pattern, PIN etc.
Enable ADB and oem unlocking and disable automatic syste...
you should flash the ROM as it's specifically for whyred. its flashing instruction is different than GSI. but easy. just wipe and then flash the ROM. and reboot. that's it.
you may have to format data to disable encryption.
here is the foru...
to use Google camera you will have to enable camera2api. arnova's gcam doesn't work on this build. you will have to use BSG's gcam. here is the link. enable nexus style and active portrait mode from settings.
yes exactly but you need to do format data not factory reset as you have written below. format data will only remove encryption. then install system.img and magisk. it will surely boot up. same happened to me on Redmi note 5 pro.
I always thoug...