Havoc OS builds the latest custom firmware based on Android 10 for Doogee Y8 variants. The Havoc OS is the new custom ROM based on Lineage. The Havoc OS custom firmware comes with lots of new features and customizations which may not be available in other custom firmware. Now the users of Doogee Y8 will be able to download and install the Android 10 OS on their devices via custom firmware. The Doogee Y8 launched in January 2019 with a 6.1-inch IPS display with a screen resolution of 1280 x 600 Pixels.
The smartphone is powered by MediaTek MT6739 processor along with 3 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage which can be extendable up to 256GB via microSD card. The Doogee Y8 is packed with dual cameras in the rear which is 5MP+ 8MP and 8 MP camera in front side for a selfie. The phone is run out of the box on Android 9.0 Pie OS. The Doogee Y8 yet not received the Android 10 official update. We hope the official stock firmware based on Android on 10 will release soon for Doogee Y8.
If you are an advanced user and wish to get the experience of Android 10 OS on your own device, then the only way is to flash this latest custom ROM. All thanks to the XDA Recognized Developer sunk851 and Havoc OS team to build and share this amazing custom ROM. Here in this article, we come with a detailed guide on how to download and install the Havoc OS Android 10 for Doogee Y8 custom ROM. The Havoc OS ROM comes with many features such as system-wide dark mode, foldable display support, security features, multi-camera API, smart replies in the notification panel and much more.
In order to install Havoc OS Android 10 for Doogee Y8, your device should have an unlocked bootloader and must be installed TWRP custom recovery. Keep in mind that this process may void your phone warranty and also wipe clean your whole data. So before proceeding take the full backup of all your phone important data. Now go to the instructions portion and follow the given instructions.
This guide containing the Havoc OS Android 10 custom ROM is working with the Doogee Y8. Do not try to install this ROM on any other device, or your device might get bricked.
DroidGuides will not be held responsible for any damage that occurred to your Doogee Y8 during or after the installation of Havoc OS Custom Firmware. Proceed at your risk.
- Make sure that the battery level of your Doogee Y8 is at least about 80% before proceeding to the installation guide.
- Download and install proper USB Drivers for the Doogee Y8 on PC.
- It is highly recommended to take a good backup of your important data and settings on the phone using a custom recovery such as CWM or TWRP. In case anything goes wrong then you’ll be able to restore your data.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on Doogee Y8 from Settings > Developer Options.
- The Doogee Y8 should be rooted in the latest version of CWM or TWRP recovery installed that supports the new Android 10-based ROM installations.
Steps to Install Havoc OS Android 10 for Doogee Y8 Custom ROM:
Step No 1: – First, download the Havoc OS Android 10 custom ROM and Google Apps package from the above links on the desktop of your PC. Do not extract these files.
Step No 2: – Now, connect your Doogee Y8 to the PC using its USB data cable.
Step No 3: – Move the Havoc OS firmware, and Google Apps zipped files to the root folder of the SD card on your phone.
Step No 4: – Transfer the boot.img file to an android-SDK-windows\platform-tools directory on your PC.
Step No 5: – Next, power OFF the Doogee Y8 to boot into Bootloader/Fastboot Mode. Also, disconnect the USB cable.
Step No 6: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding the Volume Down + Power buttons at the same time.
Step No 7: – Once your Doogee Y8 is in the Fastboot mode, navigate to the android-SDK-windows\platform-tools directory and open Command Prompt within the folder.
Step No 8: – Type the following command and press Enter.
fastboot flash boot boot.img
9: – Now, type the following command and hit Enter.
Step No 10: – Follow the on-screen instructions and choose BOOTLOADER -> RECOVERY.
Step No 11: – While the phone is in TWRP Recovery, perform a full data wipe by tapping on the ‘Wipe’ button. Then swipe on the “Swipe to Factory Reset” option at the bottom.
Step No 12: – Navigate to the Recovery main menu and tap on the ‘Install’ button. Select the firmware.ZIP file that you have already transferred to the root folder of your SD Card on the phone.
Step No 13: – Swipe on the “Swipe to Confirm Flash” option to confirm installation on the next screen. The installation process will be initiated.
Step No 14: – After the installation is finished successfully, you will see a similar screen like the following:
Step No 15: – Repeat the above-given step for the installation of the Google Apps package on your Doogee Y8.
Step No 16: – Finally, select the “Reboot System” button to reboot your phone.
Your Doogee Y8 will boot now, and it may take about 4-5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.
Done! You have installed Havoc OS Android 10 for Doogee Y8 custom ROM.