Google announced Android 10 for its Pixel smartphones early this month. The new version of Android is available only for eight Pixel-branded smartphones, Essential Phone and Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro. Other devices like OnePlus’ latest flagship is expected to get the update in the coming months. However, if you own a Redmi Note 7 Pro then you can get Pixel experience based on Android 10 right now. This is the first beta build of Android 10 based on custom ROM and here is how you can get it.

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How to prepare your Redmi Note 7 Pro for Android 10

[howto step=”1″ name=”Step 1″] Get your Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro updated to latest MIUI Global ROM with an unlocked bootloader [/howto]

[howto step=”2″ name=”Step 2″] You can unlock the bootloader of your Redmi Note 7 Pro by heading to http://en.miui.com/unlock/. It is important to note that bootloader unlocking and flashing ROM might void the warranty of your devices [/howto]

[howto step=”3″ name=”Step 3″] Now, download the latest Pixel Experience ROM from here: https://download.pixelexperience.org/violet/ [/howto]

[howto step=”4″ name=”Step 4″] Now download TWRP for Redmi Note 7 Pro and recovery files from here: https://dl.twrp.me/violet/twrp-3.3.1-0-violet.img [/howto]

[howto step=”5″ name=”Step 5″] Last step is to download ADB software for Windows and Android Zip file for the Mac [/howto]

How to install Pixel Experience using Mac

[howto step=”1″ name=”Step 1″] Extract the Android zip file and place the folder on your desktop [/howto]

[howto step=”2″ name=”Step 2″] Open Terminal [/howto]

[howto step=”3″ name=”Step 3″] Type cd Desktop/Android [/howto]

[howto step=”4″ name=”Step 4″] Enter ./ADB-Install-Mac.sh [/howto]

How to get Pixel Experience on your Redmi Note 7 Pro

[howto step=”1″ name=”Step 1″] Switch off the phone and boot the device into Fastboot mode by long pressing Power and Volume down button simultaneously [/howto]

[howto step=”2″ name=”Step 2″] Now connect your phone to PC using a USB cable and open command prompt [/howto]

[howto step=”3″ name=”Step 3″] Type ‘fastboot devices’ in command prompt and check if the device is detected [/howto]

[howto step=”4″ name=”Step 4″] If the device is detected, type ‘fastboot erase userdata’ and hit enter. Now type ‘fastboot flash recovery twrp_filename.zip’ and hit enter again. The flashing process should be completed in few seconds. [/howto]

[howto step=”5″ name=”Step 5″] Now, long press the Volume Up and Power button to boot the phone into recovery mode [/howto]

[howto step=”6″ name=”Step 6″] When asked to allow modifications, slide to the right to allow [/howto]

[howto step=”7″ name=”Step 7″] Select ‘Wipe’, choose ‘Format Data’ and type Yes [/howto]

[howto step=”8″ name=”Step 8″] Go back to ‘Advanced Wipe’, select ‘Dalvik/ART Cache’, ‘System’, ‘Data’, ‘Cache’ and then swipe towards the right to Wipe. [/howto]

[howto step=”9″ name=”Step 9″] Go back and click on ‘Install’ and navigate to the location where you have stored the previously downloaded ROM file. It is recommended to store the ROM file on SD card or USB storage. [/howto]

[howto step=”10″ name=”Step 10″] Now, select the ROM file and swipe towards the right to flash [/howto]

[howto step=”11″ name=”Step 11″] After the installation, the system might show ‘No OS installed’ warning. According to FoneArena, ignore the warning and click on ‘Reboot’. This will get you Pixel Experience based on Android 10 [/howto]