The crDroid ROM is created to increase reliability and performance over the stock Android ROM for your device. It also brings many of the best existing features on your phone. crDroid is mainly based on LineageOS. So, when choosing a custom kernel, make sure you choose one compatible with LineageOS.
Download Official crDroid ROM for Xiaomi Redmi 5A (Riva)
crDroid ROM Feature Overview
Here are the essential features of the crDroid ROM.
Stock (Pixel) look and feel
Preinstalled Google Assistant
OMS-rootless theme engine support. (You need to install Substratum from Play Store).
All LingeageOS 14.1 mods and features are included
Status bar customizations
Network traffic icon in the status bar.
SU icon and Ticker toggle in the status bar.
Hide/Show icons in the status bar.
Hide/Show data activity arrows.
BatteryBar customization in the status bar.
Tap to Sleep in the status bar.
Variety of clock and battery styles.
Custom logo in the status bar.
Quick Settings customizations
Quick Settings header image customization.
Weather tiles integration in quick settings.
Quick Settings tiles customization.
Brightness slider toggle.
Optional brightness icon.Wi-Fi easy toggle.
Vibrate on touch functionality.
Bluetooth easy toggle.
Location easy toggle
Data easy toggle.
PIE navigation availability.
DUI navigation (SmartBar / Fling Toggle, customizations, and animations, one hand mode).
Smart visualization (Pulse).
Dynamic navigation bar color.
Power notification controls.
Option to force expanded notifications.
Toggle for immersive mode messages.
Heads up Snooze option.
Heads up timeout customization.
Ambient display customization.
Scroll animation adjustments.
Expanded desktop customizations.
Lock screen customizations
Toggle long press for screen shortcuts.
Lock screen shortcuts.
Toggle media cover art.
Toggle clock, date, and alarm.
Toggle status bar.
Tap to sleep option.
Toggle long-press torch.
Customizable number of lock screen notifications.
Toggle power menu for secure lock screen.
Toggle quick settings access.
Hide swipe shortcuts while on lock screen.
On the go mode (camera overlay) available in Power Menu.
Immersive recent apps.
Hidden apps option.
Toggle OmniSwitch or Slim Recents as default recent view.
Customizable charging sound.
Toggle screenshot sound.
Live customization of volume steps numbers.
Customizable less frequent notification sounds.
Customizable toast notifications, system notifications, etc.
crDroid developers are focused on getting more features but only if the ROM stays stable.
The only bug can happen when using some third-party camera apps (like Gcam, etc.). While recording the exposure is very low. However, this is already known issue (blob problem), and soon will be fixed.
How to install crDroid ROM?
Before installing the ROM, we recommend creating a full back up of your files. Here are the download files: