[GUIDE][WHYRED] How to boot Android P on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

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Senior Member
Aug 8, 2012
Hi All,
Is Fingerprint working on Android P ?
I have installed the build yesterday but cannot see the option to setup fingerprint.

If i want to go back to MIUI 10 build. What is the procedure?
Pls let me know
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Jul 29, 2018
I can't find fingerprint option (pixel imprint) in security even after flashing fingerprint fix.zip. I'm on DP5.
Plzz help me wid that asap.

---------- Post added at 10:13 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:07 AM ----------

Same person different username. Kris95.

I don't know that happened, but it (for A only GSI) wasn't letting me boot past the Google animation, saying phone is locked and then booting back into twrp. Probably because of wrong GSI image, A only.

After flashing treble, gsi IMG n post gsi3. Just do a factory reset. Then it'll work fine.


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Dec 18, 2008
Please help,

My carrier doesn't support VoLTE yet, but it has a good LTE. If i choose 4G network, my voice network also switched to LTE and it will break incoming calls.

is there anyway to disable VoLTE and preserve LTE for data only?



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Sep 27, 2012
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Okay, WHYRED is my current daily driver, and not prepared to experiment on it yet.
Maybe when reports of stable Pie with working Gcam/Mi A2 ports, xposed etc. I will try it out.
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Mar 25, 2018
Iam on miui 10 8.8.9 with anti 4, can i flash androit p over miui 10 or i must flash onother costum rom first es aex or los.. Thank before

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    I am writing this guide with all the steps I did to successfully boot Android P on my Whyred device, I am not responsible for any damage, brick, dead SD and so on.

    All you have to do is:

    -Boot to Recovery (you'll need a Treble Recovery).
    -Go to "Clean" section and perform a Factory Reset by swiping the arrow below.
    -On "Clean" section tap "Advanced Clean" and select all the partitions (Internal storage, USB-OTG and microSD excluded).
    -Go to "Install" section and install last MoKee Rom (in order to boot Android P you'll need MoKee's Vendor).
    -After you succesfully installed MoKee rom's zip, go back to recovery main menu and then again "Install" but now press "Install IMG file" and select P-DP3-sGSI.img mounting it as System Image.
    -Now go back to recovery main menu and then tap on "Mount" section, here simply uncheck and then check again "vendor".
    -Go back to "Install" and then simply install the three files which come after the installation of P-DP3-sGSI.img (POST-sGSI_1_v0.9.zip, POST-sGSI_2_v0.12.zip and POST-sGSI_3.zip in this exact order).
    -Simply reboot to System and...you're DONE!

    If you want Magisk, you'll need to flash it simply going back to Recovery mode but this only after you firstly setup the phone! (Also I don't know if there is a Magisk.zip compatible with Project Treble for Whyred. EDIT: Magisk 16.6 is working flawlessly).

    Here some useful links:

    Treble Recovery: https://dl.twrp.me/whyred/
    MoKee Rom: https://download.mokeedev.com/?device=whyred&type=nightly
    Android P files: https://androidfilehost.com/?w=files&flid=275999
    Magisk: https://forum.xda-developers.com/apps/magisk/official-magisk-v7-universal-systemless-t3473445

    Some useful infos from Android P GSI's topic:(https://forum.xda-developers.com/pr...nt/rom-android-p-developer-preview-t3816659):

    How to fix mtp:

    Enable developer settings (Please google to know if you don't know)
    Scroll down to select Default USB Configuration
    Select File Transfer

    Fix google account and playstore:

    install https://tinyurl.com/gmscore

    Have in-call audio bug?
    flash (need vendor and system to be munted) : https://androidfilehost.com/?fid=5862345805528048703

    Here some screenshots! :

    Here a video review of Android P by TechDroider: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YguzLYgV1Jg

    KNOWN BUGS: Camera not working, even when enabling HAL3 manually from build.prop, tested both Footej Camera and GCAM; Notification LED not working (LED is working only when charging), Double Tap To Wake not working.

    This guide has been written by oieNao/TH3WH1T3WOLF, don't forget to quote if you post it somewhere else, a "thanks" would be appreciated :D
    Is it stable enough to be used as a daily driver?
    Yes it is
    Volte fixed,camera fixed,mtp fixed,gcam setting crash fixed,dt2w working
    Here a guide to follow http://telegra.ph/Android-P-on-Whyred-07-21
    Is there a list of updated bugs? Also, GCam ports or Mi A2 camera port are working?

    Enviado desde mi Redmi Note 5 mediante Tapatalk
    One question. Can you flash the whole thing to a phone with anti 4 triggered?
    You can do anything with system but don't try to flash firmwares.
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