Resurrection Remix ROM for Xiaomi Redmi 2/Prime

Xiaomi’s game changing device, Redmi 2 & Redmi 2 Prime has pretty good hardware & comes with Xiaomi’s custom UI, MIUI. But, being an android device, it is limited to its features and customizations. Also, like other Chinese manufacturers, Xiaomi keeps delaying updates which really frustates everyone. But there is a solution to this. CUSTOM ROMS. Yes, there are plethora of custom ROMs available today depending on each one’s preference which can get your device a new feel and the latest software.

Not only ROMs are available easily but you can even create customized themes for ROMs like CyanogenMod and many more. This modifiability of custom ROMs has made them quite popular amongst the techies and developers.

Thanks to some developers at XDA, they have compiled one of the best Custom ROM, Resurrection Remix for Redmi 2/2A/Prime. It has tones of customizations, best performance, battery fixes (Doze feature). I personally think, Resurrection Remix is the perfect ROM in every aspects, battery & Performance. The developer provides almost weekly updates with new fixes in every update. We have already discussed Top 10 best Custom ROMs for Xiaomi Redmi 2/Prime, lets checkout Ressurection Remix ROM for Redmi 2/2A/Prime.

Resurrection Remix for Redmi 2/2A/Prime

Resurrection Remix ROM is compiled from Google, CyanogenMod, Omni, Paranoid Android, AOKP and Slim ROMs. Resurrection Remix ROM has a mix of features from many ROMs, this creates an awesome combination of performance, customization, power and the most new features Even with so many customizations and features available, the ROM is very battery-friendly.


  • Finger Print support
  • Multi-Window Support
  • New Sytem UI and more Customization
  • Better Battery through Doze
  • New “Do Not Disturb” settings, a good step up from Lollipop
  • Better Theme App.
  • All the features of Android O.

What’s working

Everything works with few minor bugs like Camera FC on picture taken. Well thats OK, atleast you get to use the latest Android build i.e Android Marshmallow.


  • Install TWRP Recovery: TWRP (Install this TWRP recovery only)
  • Check the battery percentage of the phone, it should be at least 40%.
  • This ROM is only for Xiaomi Redmi 2/Prime. Please don’t try this on any other smartphones.
  • Backup data: Contacts, Photos, Apps & other files. (Although you will not lose other files except contacts & Apps, but its better to be on the safer side)

ROM Details

  • ROM OS Version: 8.x Oreo
  • ROM Kernel: Linux 3.10.x
  • Based On: Resurrection Remix (LineageOS 15.1)
  • Status: Official, Stable
  • Updated: Daily/Weekly.


Install Resurrection Remix ROM in Redmi 2/Prime

Flashing from other ROMs like MIUI, CM ROM, flyOS or any other

Step 1. Download the ROM file from the below link & place it in your SDcard/Internal memory.

Step 2. Switch off your device. Press & hold Power+Volup+Voldown buttons. This will boot your device into TWRP Recovery (Install the TWRP recovery given above).

Step 3. Go to Wipe> Advanced Option

Step 4. Select data, System, Cache & Dalvik cache. Swipe to confirm. Please don’t select Internal memory & SDcard.

Step 5. Go back to TWRP menu & select Install zip from SDcard.

Step 6. Locate the downloaded zip file from the file explorer.

Step 7. Swipe to Install and wait for the message “Install successful!”

Step 8. Now to flash Gapps package, Go back to Install. Select Gapps package & swipe to Install.

Step 9. Now clear cache & Dalvik cache.

Step 10. That’s it! Now reboot your device.

Flashing from Resurrection Remix ROM

Step 1. Download the ROM file & transfer it in your Internal memory/SDcard.

Step 2. Reboot your device into Recovery mode by holding Power+Volup+Voldown buttons

Step 3. Click on Install

Step 4. Select the Resurrection Remix zip file & swipe to install. Wait for the Installation to complete.

Step 5. Now wipe cache & dalvik cache.

Step 6. Reboot.

Download RR ROM for Redmi 2/Prime

  • Resurrection Remix for Redmi 2/Prime: Download
  • GApps package (Google Apps): Download


That’s all! I hope you would successfully Install resurrection remix ROM on your Redmi 2/2A/Prime with the help of this article. Please comment down below if you have any doubts or if at all you are stuck at any step, we would love to help you.

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  1. hai ,dev-labs
    i have installed the resurrection remix 5.6 on my redmi2 1GB variant! The problem is that the camera is not working , it is showing “camera error: cant connect to camera” . How can i resolve this , any ideas ? A thanks in advance..

  2. sir the problem is why this rom keep restarting for the new updates, fed up with this thing and always auto shutdown

  3. sir i recently installed cyanogenmod 13 nightly on my redmi 2 it worked finr on my redmi 2 but i want to install resurrection remix rom on my redmi 2. i tried to install resurrection rom pack ResurrectionRemix-M-v5.7.0-20160622-wt88047 with gapps open_gapps-arm-6.0-nano-20160812 but after installation it just reboots again and again on mi logo . pls help me how to install resurrection remix pls

  4. how can i get my redmi 2 prime back to miui 7 pls tell me , i want miui 7 back , marshmallow is not working properly , pls pls pls help me ……..?

  5. Bonjour j’ai une erreur 7 dans le recovery 3.0.0 twrp, cette rom est bien pour hermes ? Merci

    Hello I have an error in the 7 TWRP Recovery 3.0.0 , this is firmware for hermes ? Thank you

  6. I need to insall an unrooted ROM – Enterprise polices sux. Is this a rooted or an unrooted one? If rooted, can you help me find an unrooted one?

  7. phones stuck in boot loop.formatting didnt help.have cleared the cache/dalvik etc.nothing helps. is your latest version stable(apr 2016).please help.

    1. You can find the option “Format” in your recovery. Just select system, data, cache & dalvik cache; swipe to confirm. That’s it!