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How to Install ProtonPlus ROM on Poco F4 [Video]

In this guide, we will show you the steps to install the latest ProtonPlus ROM on your Poco F4. Within a couple of months of the thirteenth iteration of the OS build going live, a slew of custom ROms were already out for the Poco series. Fast forward to today and you can get your hands on a plethora of custom ROMs based on Android 13. In this regard, you might already be aware of some of the noteworthy players such as crDroidArrowOS, Pixel Experience, and LineageOS.

It’s time we introduce you to another player in this domain. Taking. a few pages out of the ProtonAOSP book, ProtonPlus beholds a slew of intriguing features and at the same time, it has made sure to maintain a consistent and stable OS so as to give you a non-bloated experience without cutting any corners. So on that note, let’s make you aware of the steps to install this ProtonPlus ROM on your Poco F4. Follow along.

How to Install ProtonPlus ROM on Poco F4

The below instructions are listed under separate sections for ease of understanding. Make sure to follow in the exact same sequence as mentioned. Droidwin and its members wouldn’t be held responsible in case of a thermonuclear war, your alarm doesn’t wake you up, or if anything happens to your device and data by performing the below steps.

STEP 1: Install Android SDK

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First and foremost, you will have to install the Android SDK Platform Tools on your PC. This is the official ADB and Fastboot binary provided by Google and is the only recommended one. So download it and then extract it to any convenient location on your PC. Doing so will give you the platform-tools folder, which will be used throughout this guide to install ProtonPlus on Poco F4.

STEP 2: Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking

Next up, you will also have to enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking on your device. The former will make your device recognizable by the PC in ADB mode. This will then allow you to boot your device to Fastboot Mode. On the other hand, OEM Unlocking is required to carry out the bootloader unlocking.

ProtonPlus ROM on Poco F4

So head over to Settings > About Phone > Tap on Build Number 7 times > Go back to Settings > System > Advanced > Developer Options > Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking.

STEP 3: Unlock Bootloader on Poco F4

Next up, you will also have to unlock the device’s bootloader. Do keep in mind that doing so will wipe off all the data from your device and could nullify its warranty as well. So if that’s all well and good, then please refer to our detailed guide on How to Unlock Bootloader on any Xiaomi Device.

ProtonPlus ROM on Poco F4


STEP 4: Download ProtonPlus for Poco F4

  1. You may now grab hold of the ProtonPlus ROM for your device from the below link.
    ProtonPlus ROM for Poco F4: DOWNLOAD LINK
    vendor_boot: DOWNLOAD LINK
  2. Now transfer all these files to the platform-tools folder on your PC.

STEP 5: Install ProtonPlus on Poco F4

  1. Connect your device to the PC via a USB cable. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled.
  2. Then head over to the platform-tools folder, type in CMD in the address bar, and hit Enter. This will launch the Command Prompt.
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  3. Type in the following command in the CMD window to boot your device to Fastboot Mode
    adb reboot bootloader

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  4. Then execute the below command to flash the boot.img file
    fastboot flash boot boot.img
  5. Now execute the below command to flash the vendor_boot.img file
    fastboot flash vendor_boot vendor_boot.img

    ProtonPlus ROM on Poco F4

  6. Then use the below command to boot your device to the Recovery Mode
    fastboot reboot recovery
  7. Now go to Factory Reset > Format data/Factory Reset > Factory Reset.
  8. Once done, go to Apply update > Apply from ADB.
  9. Then type in the below command in the CMD window to flash the ROM:
    adb sideload

    ProtonPlus ROM on Poco F4

  10. Once done, you may reboot to the newly installed OS  via Reboot System now option.

That’s it. These were the steps to install ProtonPlus on your Poco F4. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.

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