Havoc OS custom ROM for Redmi Note 5 will bring some beautiful user interface changes and performance over stock MIUI ROM. You must have an unlocked bootloader and TWRP installed, in order to flash the ROM.
Havoc OS is based on the Android Open Source Project that is inspired by Google Pixel and has the flavor of a Google Pixel Device. The ROM has a refined material design 2 user interface by Skulshady and has many useful features that will make you stick to this custom ROM forever.
Features of ROM
General: Material Design 2 UI Android R Style Screenrecord Dialog Rounded UI Inbuilt GApps (optional) Face Unlock Enhanced QS Battery Estimation Lockscreen Clocks Font Customisation Dark Theme Support for AOSP apps Notification LED Settings Pixel Lockscreen weather Signature Spoofing Micro-G support Lockscreen charging animation Status Bar: Clock & Date Settings Custom Logo Brightness Control Gesture Double Tap to Sleep Network Traffic Indicator Settings Carrier Label Settings Battery Icon Style/Percentage Settings Status Bar Icons Toggle HD/VoLTE Icon Toggle 4G/LTE Icon Toggle Data Disable Icon Toggle Roaming Indicator Toggle Small Mobile Type Icon Toggle Bluetooth Battery Status Toggle Quick Settings: Quick Pulldown Smart Pulldown Battery Estimates Toggle Background Opacity Background Blur Configuration Header Image Configuration QS Customisations Rows/Column Tile Title Vibrate on Touch Brightness Slider Customization Brightness Slider On Bottom/Top/Hidden Auto Brightness Icon Brightness Control Buttons QS Footer Customization Settings Icon Running Services Icon Edit Icon User Switcher Icon Ambient Display: Show/Hide Battery Level Ambient Options Always On Always On When Charging Wakeup On New Notifications Wakeup on New Music (Music Ticker) Sensor Based Screen Wakeup (Tilt/Hand Wave/Pocket) Double Tap for Ambient Display Ambient/Always On Display Brightness Configuration Screen: Corners Customisation Rounded Corner Radius Corner Content Padding Legacy App Scaling Force Higher Aspect Ratio for Selected Apps Buttons: Navigation Nav Bar Toggle System Navigation Type Arrows Keys Volume Buttons Swap Keys Volume Steps Long Press to Seek Tracks Keyboard Cursor Control Volume Rocker Wakeup Volume keys Answer Call Power Button Power Menu Customization Lockscreen Options Visibility on the Lockscreen Reboot Advanced Reboot Screenshot Option Screenrecord Screen-Off Torch Double Tap Power Button Long Press Power Button Back Gesture Arrow Animation toggle Long Swipe Type (Swipe and Hold/Swipe Edge to Edge) Long Swipe Timeout Long Left/Right Swipe Action Haptic Feedback toggle Gestures: Jump To Camera System Navigation Settings Prevent Ringing Gesture Swipe To Screenshot Touchscreen Gestures Lockscreen: Double Tap to Sleep Media Cover Art Media Cover Art Blur Level Music Visualiser Unlocking Pocket Detection Fingerprint Screen Off FOD Show Icon Recognizing Animation FP Authentication Vibration FP error Vibration Elements Customisation Status Bar Quick Settings Lock Icon Charging Info Notifications: Flashlight Blink for incoming call Blink for Call Waiting Screen Edge Lighting Customisation Status Bar Heads Up System FC Notifications Misc Kill App Button Noisy Notifications Animations: Animation Duration System Animation customization QS Tile Animation Customisation Battery Saving: Smart Pixels Suspend Actions Miscellaneous: Gaming Mode Wake Up on Charge Charging Animation Screenshot Type (Full/Partial) Adaptive Playback Playback Timeout (30sec/1min/2min/5min/10min) Other Features: Vibration & Haptics Customization LiveDisplay Notch Hide Settings Seperate ringtone for SIM1&2 Screen Refresh Rate (For Supported Devices) ALways On Display Smart Charging Theming Styles and Wallpapers Dark Theme Accent Colour Icon Shape QS Tile Shortcuts: Heads Up tile Caffeine tile CPU info tile Smart pixel tile Live Caption Screenrecord tile Gaming Mode tile Screenshot tile LTE tile Music Tile LiveDisplay Switch Data Card Tile Reboot Tile Reading Mode Gaming Mode Compass Sound Search Compass Tile
- Added a toggle to force custom doze brightness
- Added icon shapes from Android R
- Added QS tile accent tint
- Added QS status bar style
- Added Raise to wake
- All you can dream of and all you’ll ever need.
Details of ROM
|ROM Kernel Version||Linux 4.x|
|Is it stable||Yes|
|Can it be used as a daily driver?||Yes|
How To Install
- The battery must be charged above 50%
- Take a Nandroid backup of your current ROM.
- The bootloader of the device must be unlocked.
- TWRP custom recovery must be installed.
Step 1: Copy the downloaded custom ROM and the Gapps zip file in the download folder of your smartphone.
Step 2: Reboot to custom recovery. (TWRP or OrangeFox recovery recommended).
Step 3: Go to Wipe > Select Dalvik, Cache, System, and Data. Swipe the button on-screen to clean them.
Step 4: Press the home button and select Install.
Step 5: Navigate to the download folder and select the custom ROM along with the Gapps file and swipe to flash.
Step 6: Wait for the procedure to complete and then reboot the system.
Step 7: Wait for 5-10 minutes as the first boot takes some time.
Step 8: Follow the instructions on the screen to set up your newly-installed custom ROM.
Havoc OS on Redmi Note 5 can be used as a daily driver and you can also install GCam along with it. You may also consider flashing Magisk and root your device. Try some custom kernels along with the ROM to explore more features and bring out the real power of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5.