- May 5, 2014
Jamflux, Pocarropa, and MrRaines (MrTomatico on en.miui), creators of Épic ROM, we are glad to present Épic ROM for Xiaomi Mi MIX, who was born thanks to the hard work of these guys. Epic ROM is a Custom ROM based on MIUI, but with some mods and improvements that you can see below on features chapter.
The focus of this ROM is improve MIUI official stock on many devices making many mods and improve Xiaomi sellers to get a bigger MIUI-ers family!
**IMPORTANT ADVISE : Install at your own risk on your device (Mi MIX in this case). We are not responsible of any damage on your device. Read carefully instructions before install.
-Xiaomi Mi MIX (Lithium)
-Unlocked Bootloader (official unlock to prevent issues)
-Custom Recovery (TWRP Recovery is highly recommended)
-Make previously a full Backup by TWRP Recovery (System, Data, Cache, and EFS).
*If you need help with TWRP and touchscreen please visit this thread made by me (http://en.miui.com/thread-500625-1-1.html)
-Read all thread before proceed
-Love for technology and most important: Love for Xiaomi!
* latest base with all changes (visit en.miui.com/forum to check all)
* fixed telegram notifications
* new powermenu
* CONTROL GESTURES
* many other bugfixes
* New shorcuts
* Improved Face Unlock
* New Wallpapers
* Reduced navbar: NOW MORE SCREEN IS AVAILABLE!
From now: Monthly updates, no weekly for MI6 and MIX (I don't have much time due Doctorate and Master studies and work with MiConecta (one Mi Devices shop here in Spain)). If there are any official release with a high changelog (for example, Android update) I'll update before a month.
The rest of features are in quote below:
Multilanguage * Fixed notifications mechanism * Introduced SMART ASSISTANT Global * Added few new languages * Many bug fixes in system * UI Simplified * New Epic Music Widgets * DELETED antispam by default by people asking (now you can flash it by addons in OTA) * New Audio Modes for Mi 6 and MiMIX * SECURITY PATCHES and bugfixes (like WPA2) * AOSP/MIUI Notifications * New GRID for Launcher and Folders (Thanks to Tomhenson and MrRaines) and new Epic THEME * New GRID selector in Settings/home and recents (Thanks to Tomhenson and MrRaines) * New Ringtones and Notifications sounds * New mods for Icons, Grid, Reflected Icons, and more in OTA and ADDONS * Safety net and android pay only works without ROOT (Payments will work as HCE protocol) * Many bugfixes * New erase lines in gallery / edit photo Fixed SafetyNet and NFC Payments! DOZE enabled New screen recorder and redesigned UI animations/clock New icons on status bar and improved MODs LockScreen icon now is White Zipaligned Intelligent CPU management DocumentsUI never auto-disable from settings again :P DPI Changer in Ota and MODs (settings app) Fingerprint gestures (you can now lock your phone using your fingerprint, if you long press fp, it will show you power menu!, to revert this feature, please visit EPIC OTA app on Settings) New Nice Icons in settings and launcher Gapps Pico pre-installed (Google Play Store and Google Services... you can choose what Google app's are you going to install later :P) Épic OTA Service Added on Settings Epic Mods on OTA app Music App Improved Icons on Settings re-orderer (now you'll have Dolby and SuperSU, and dolby icon from launcher has been removed, you can hide supersu icon from supersu app and only have supersu icon in settings) (New!) Root SuperSU updated and adapted to Xiaomi Mi MIX (2.79) Init.d support Busybox pre-installed Kernel tweaks (very little changes on boot.img) Build.prop improved miuisystem.apk improved to get better RAM management (usually 3GB of free RAM once you power ON your MIX 128/4 model :P) Services and frameworks improvements (more battery and system performance) MIUI Launcher improvements Camera MODs (better image quality) Adway integrated on system (you can see also on Settings) All Chinese app's and Google app's (bloatware) removed Advanced Reboot Menú (PowerMenu improved) DolbyAtmos Updated to latest version Support Xposed but Xposed is not pre-installed (I am not going to pre-install Xposed on this ROM never to prevent System Issues, but I bring you the posibility of install it thanks to init.d, root, and busybox... use Xposed at your own risk). Better support for some Xposed Modules Some Nice Wallpapers added More Languajes and Spanish Updated (thanks to [user=5863451]@JamFlux[/user]) Assistant Touch Updated Like Epic Team Style :P Animations on SystemUI (lockscreen), thanks to xiaomi.eu but we now add some optimizations to this Epic Bootanimation Better Battery and Performance/RAM management thanks also to many patches that we built for JBart Added Xiaomi Package installer with antivirus
All European Languages from Xiaomi.eu (Thanks Ingbrzy, for bring to all MIUI users xiaomi eu roms (availables in www.xiaomi.eu) )
How to install first time
Download ZIP below (download center)
Reboot - recovery (power + volume up)
Make a full backup of your current ROM and copy it to your computer to prevent issues (even make a EFS backup!!)
Wipe: Dalvik, Cache, Data, System (DO NOT WIPE USERDATA)
Install ZIP Rom (you don't need to be root to install it).
**IMPORTANT ADVISE: Sometines TWRP have issues installing .zip and get Error 7. If this happend, please reinstall ROM twice. In the second try, TWRP will can install without problems. If you still having this issue, check if in ''mount'' option, you have disabled ''system-read only''. Install again, and If you still having this issue, please, re-download the ROM (sometimes servers download to you a corrupt .zip file...).
**IMPORTANT ADVISE 2: On first boot, you will get one bootloop, THAT'S NORMAL, this is caused by ROOT, please, do not interrupt process and look how your device turns ON in 10-15 minutes. Next time you turn ON your device, it will turn ON like always .
Reboot system and wait 10-15 minutes until Smartphone load all system (only first time)
Configure your Google Account and MiCloud like always
How to install UPDATE from Epic ROM 6.X.XX / 7.X.XX
Download Epic OTA with OTA app from Settings (No MIUI Updater, use EPIC OTA!)
You can also download update manually from en.miui forum or htcmania spanish forum
Install update from Epic OTA or from TWRP Recovery manually
You don't need to wipe anything if we don't say it on update! If you have to do some special, we will let you know
8.2.2 for Xiaomi MIX (Lithium) Nougat 7.0 v1.0, MrRaines by TWRP WORKS!!
Known bugs: Stable. TESTED by Mi MIX Spanish Group (Telegram).
Enable FP MOD : https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=673368273298924830
Disable FP MOD: https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=673368273298924831
TWRP Modified by MrRaines (Highly recommended): https://www.androidfilehost.com/?fid=673368273298927160
Current Status: Tested 100%; ROM Stable and TWRP by MrRaines works in all MIUI roms!!
If you like my work please consider to make me a little donation in this paypal link
Note: If you want to use Google Assistant please set as default assistant Google Aplication in settings/installed aplications/default/assistant and enable Google in home button in settings/aditional settings/buttons.
Obviously, you need to install Google App .
Follow me on Twitter: @PaulDhoul
You can see it below
Mini Video Review (in spanish hehe):
Xiaomi (and Xiaomi official developers for bring to us this amazing SO)
Xiaomi Eu Team
Epic Team Members @JamFlux, @pocaropa, @byadvesary, @Albertkuba, @xxxlol456789xXx, @MrRaines (MrTomatico on en.miui))
All MIUI DEVICE TEAM
All Admins/Mods/SMods from En.MIUI for all support
HTCManía (Spanish Forum)
Official Website: www.epicrom.pro
Enjoy and Remember: Keep loving Xiaomi!