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Update Meizu X8 to latest Android 10 with crDroid v6.7 ROM - Tutorial

You can now download and install the latest Android 10 update for Meizu X8.  However, this is not an official update but a custom one. Continue reading this guide to learn to require installation steps along with necessary files. Android 10 comes with improved features and better security than earlier Android versions. Meizu X8 comes with good hardware inside that can run Android 10 smoothly. In this article, we will flash a custom ROM called crDroid v6. This ROM is based on Android 10 AOSP and comes with various customization (features list) that you can't just avoid.
    Android 10 comes with some of the newest ways to control your privacy, customise your phone, and get things done. You will experience, live caption, smart reply, sound amplifier, new gesture navigation, dark theme, and many more. 

    As per crDroid developers, "crDroid is designed to increase performance and reliability over stock Android for your device also attempting to bringing many of the best features existent today."

    If all this excites you then you can follow this guide to update your Meizu X8 to the latest Android 10 via custom ROM crDroid v6.

    Meizu X8 Android 10 Update

    Warning! We at ShizHub produce tutorial to help out fellow Android users but all this guide are educational purpose only. You should try this guide at your own risk. Neither we nor the developer should be responsible if your Android device experience damage after following this tutorial. Also remember, this guide is only applicable for Meizu X8. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. It may hard brick your device.


    1. Installing custom ROM risk you mobile existing data, hence we recommend a backup before proceeding. You may follow our Android backup guide.

    2. Make sure your device have at least 30% battery power.

    3. You already have USB Driver installed for Meizu X8 in your PC. Windows OS usually download and install USB driver automatically when you connect your device first time. You can always manually download USB driver from our latest USB driver download page.

    4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and mobile. You can follow our USB Debugging enable guide.

    5. You have an unlocked device and TWRP Recovery 3.0 or higher installed.

    If you did everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to follow step-by-step guide on how to install Android 10 based crDroid v6 ROM on Meizu X8.

    File Required(Download by clicking on it)
    1. crDroid v6 For Meizu X8 [Filename:]
    2. Gapps [Filename:]

    How to Update Meizu X8 to latest Android 10 with crDroid v6 ROM

    Step 1: Copy downloaded zip files to your device memory.

    Step 2: Boot into recovery mode. To boot into recovery first turn off your Meizu X8 and then press and hold the Power button until the screen goes blank, then press and hold the Volume Up button. Hold it until vibration and then release the Power button first, and after it releases the Volume Up button. You can also boot into recovery without key combination.

    TWRP Recovery Screen

    Step 3: Create a Backup using TWRP Backup Option.

    TWRP Backup option

    Step 4: Perform a Factory Reset (this will delete all apps and their settings and game progress). To do this, Tap on Wipe, then at the bottom of the screen do a Swipe on the ‘Swipe to factory reset‘ option.

    TWRP Factory Reset

    Step 5: Finally, its time to flash the ROM file. Tap on Install, then browse to the location where you saved the files and tap on the crDroid v6 zip file. Then tap on Add More Zips, and add Gapps zip. Now at the bottom of the screen, do a swipe on the Swipe to confirm flash option to begin flashing.

    TWRP ROM Installation Screen

    Step 6: When the installation is completed, go back to the main recovery menu and tap on Reboot and then, tap on System to reboot your Meizu X8 and boot up into Android 10 ROM crDroid v6. The first boot will take some time.

    TWRP Reboot Screen

    Returning to Previous ROM: To go back to your previous ROM, boot into recovery, select Backup then through Restore option, restore your previous ROM by selecting it from the list.

    TWRP Restoring Backup Screen

      That's it! You now have the latest Android 10 based custom ROM crDroid v6 installed on your Meizu X8. You can root this ROM by flashing 


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