The Ultimate Pixel 3 KILLER

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  • Xamiakass
    Xamiakass 4 hours ago

    for any1 new to this sort of stuff: every time you do something and linus tells you to reboot.. DO NOT CLICK reboot button bottom right, but use your phone's native buttons to go back to main menu and select reboot from there to reboot to recovery.

    SAM STONE 12 hours ago

    Does it need internet

  • Alasdair Morgan
    Alasdair Morgan 20 hours ago

    There is actually a pretty good reason why Xiaomi makes you wait 72 hours before unlocking the bootloader. Its to stop individuals from buying hundreds of these phones at a good price and then flashing a custom ROM and selling them on at a higher price. The cooling off period is supposed to alleviate this issue

  • the cool guy
    the cool guy Day ago +1

    Inflation 👏🏻😂😂

  • Yipy Yayee!
    Yipy Yayee! Day ago +1

    Now I know I buy one!!

  • Yipy Yayee!
    Yipy Yayee! Day ago +2

    T H A N K Y O U S O M U C H ! ! !

  • Yipy Yayee!
    Yipy Yayee! Day ago +1

    Why not stock Android 😭😭😭

  • The Struggle
    The Struggle Day ago

    Ta-da! you now got Picophone F1? Pocoxel F1? whatever ~

  • Michael Tijerina-Cho

    It's lacking too many AT&t bands otherwise I would have got this instead of the me 8..

  • John Ayap
    John Ayap 2 days ago

    ahm. why not use TWRP???

  • hrishikesh kalshetti

    Will I get security patches after this ?

  • Jota
    Jota 3 days ago

    If I flash the phone with a custom firmware like Linus will I get updates?

  • mustafa butmah
    mustafa butmah 3 days ago

    I love miui 10

  • Christian Nicholas
    Christian Nicholas 4 days ago

    i need to root my pocophone to install PixelCam?

  • RechargedRetard
    RechargedRetard 4 days ago

    I think you overdone the whole "hip plant thing" in the set

  • GPU Tweak
    GPU Tweak 4 days ago

    how to revert back to MIUI ?

  • Otagema
    Otagema 4 days ago

    I doubt somebody would answed but... pixel experience or nitrogen os?

  • Alejandro Rey
    Alejandro Rey 4 days ago

    Widevine L1 is coming to the Poco F1, please do another review afterwards

  • MegaMixKiller
    MegaMixKiller 5 days ago

    Why the heck did he flash magisk before installing Los, like it would patch only the stock rom's boot image. But after installing Los, the boot image will be reflashed and patches in boot image what were done while installing magisk before Los will dissapear.

  • Anton
    Anton 5 days ago

    No NFC. It would be my next phone if it had NFC.

  • Ayano's Soul
    Ayano's Soul 5 days ago

    Just bought it. Followed the steps. Linus, you're amazing.

  • Derren Jones
    Derren Jones 5 days ago

    too bad it's not the MIUI that's bothering me, it's the ugly curve on the pocophone's chin, ugh that is not how you make a phone screen xiaomi smh

  • 林天昱
    林天昱 5 days ago

    do you know what's better?
    despite you unlock your mi phone, you still have the Warranty

  • Jotham Dockie
    Jotham Dockie 5 days ago

    does it required to be rooted before u can install google camera?

  • posqeak
    posqeak 6 days ago +1

    can you post more fleshed out steps

  • Martin Reguly
    Martin Reguly 6 days ago

    Does Pocophone F1 work good in Europe. I mean connection an so with that LineageOS. BTW cool video definitely going to try it!

    • pjecki
      pjecki 3 days ago

      Yeah the signal is great, i do recommend standard miui 10 since it got a really good gesture navigation system.

  • ben vaknin
    ben vaknin 6 days ago

    Is there a way to rollback to miui after that?

  • Vaibhav Nakka
    Vaibhav Nakka 6 days ago

    Will Ram management be improved after installing stock Android on poco F1?
    Please I need a reply..intrested in buying poco f1

  • JOnTHeMOnSoon
    JOnTHeMOnSoon 6 days ago

    You should do more of these OS modding videos, it was awesome 👍

  • Sam Buydens
    Sam Buydens 7 days ago

    This phone has no Google software on it. It's probably the most private centered phone in that regard, an absolute blisse I steared clear of Android because of the Google on it.

  • Gautham Thomas
    Gautham Thomas 7 days ago +1

    I need more of these Linus. More Poco vids! Also I just wanted to say, man, I love your shit dude.

  • Himankan Kashyap
    Himankan Kashyap 7 days ago

    Disable MIUI, use Nova launcher, Install Google camera, job done!

  • Synful
    Synful 7 days ago +2

    After you unlock bootloader do you have to flash another ROM onto the device or can you stick with miui10?

    • Synful
      Synful 5 days ago +1

      +Viktor K yeah it's on miui10 I have not unlocked my bootloader just yet but am planning to this week. Also what is a camera 2 API? Or how do I enable it?

    • Viktor K
      Viktor K 5 days ago

      +Synful Is it a on miui 10? And did you flash/enable camara2API?
      If you have enabled and flashed the gcam then miui is holding you back. No joke just move to another ROM do a backup of your data flash ROM and restore data

    • Synful
      Synful 5 days ago

      +Viktor K I have the pocophone and I have the correct gcam the only problem is that night sight and slow Mo do not work on the global stable build of miui10

    • Viktor K
      Viktor K 5 days ago

      +Synful Idk about that but if you find the gcam for your device and flash the right camera 2 api for your device it should work without a problem. Idk what device you have

    • Synful
      Synful 5 days ago

      +Viktor K ok great thanks will gcam work with unlocked bootloader and miui10?

  • Charles Green
    Charles Green 7 days ago +1

    8:22 This is WHY I subbed🤘😎


  • Meiodas Plays
    Meiodas Plays 8 days ago

    is it work with other android devices or only POCO ?

  • Aniket Ambre
    Aniket Ambre 9 days ago

    in india iphone X cost 1 lakh rupees can buy 5 poco f1 😁

  • Miljan Paunkovic
    Miljan Paunkovic 10 days ago

    In my country,one Pocophone F1=1200kg of Apple(s).Enough,for the whole family ;)

  • Shazneen Salie
    Shazneen Salie 10 days ago

    Will this void my warranty??

  • Χρηστος Αθανασιου

    I bought this beast today ... And I am amazed.

  • Alexander Buck
    Alexander Buck 11 days ago

    This seems too over complicated. I never have to install magisk before flash custom from, and I only need to flash two files: rom and gapps. Idk what all those were

  • Venugopalan Nandhakishore

    Anyone know if this voids my warranty? I bought my phone a month ago and don't wanna do something that voids it's warranty.

  • Angelntor
    Angelntor 11 days ago

    Really? Why couldn't you make a real tutorial instead of skimming through. This video isn't helpful at all.

    • Angelntor
      Angelntor 11 days ago +1

      Figured it out. Any questions reply to me.

  • ASWATH J Nair
    ASWATH J Nair 11 days ago

    All this is good and nice, but having a pixel side by side helps a lot to make it look a lot like a pixel. But most of us don't have a spare pixel lying around. So if anyone found a detailed step by step video, rather than a cursory explanation one, please share.. But as always, awesome video Linus ....

  • Allen D Lopez
    Allen D Lopez 11 days ago

    how to revert back to the OLD OS?

  • Air Pex!
    Air Pex! 12 days ago +1

    I had to flash it twice but I did it, everything is working

    • Nyrix
      Nyrix 3 days ago

      Air Pex! How about daily performance, do the animations feel smoother then miui? Benchmarks dobt tell the whole story

    • Air Pex!
      Air Pex! 12 days ago

      I did AnTuTu Benchmark before and after flashing. Before the score was ~288k, after ~280k

  • Sygrider
    Sygrider 12 days ago

    The Ultimate Pixel 3 KILLER (Pixel 4)

  • titas žilinskas
    titas žilinskas 12 days ago

    Watching on my Poco F1

  • Zolboozolboo
    Zolboozolboo 12 days ago

    does this work with 2 sims?

  • Damien
    Damien 12 days ago

    If you're following this guide, you should already have Magisk installed. If you go to the Magisk manager, down the Pix3lify add-on and flash it. That will enable lots of the pixel 3's advanced features like Call Screening, Gestures, Flip to Shhh, Digital Wellbeing, Daydream VR, Pixel sounds, Google Dialer, Camera2 API support and more.

  • yo token
    yo token 12 days ago

    Can I do this to my vivo v11?

  • 後輩少し
    後輩少し 12 days ago

    can this be used for huawei phones?

    • 後輩少し
      後輩少し 12 days ago

      I only like the pill navigation is there a way to only install that?

  • Chaosdude341
    Chaosdude341 13 days ago

    Wish I would've known this before I got the Pixel 2 a few months back.

  • masthan dev
    masthan dev 13 days ago

    Asue Zenfone z5 is better than Poco phone

  • Delkor
    Delkor 13 days ago

    Xiaomi is killing it

  • MaximusLetsPlay
    MaximusLetsPlay 13 days ago

    You could do this with any xioami device right ?

  • waleed moh
    waleed moh 13 days ago

    You have screen bleeding lol lowerest part of screen . 😂😂😂

  • CartelZ
    CartelZ 14 days ago

    Just installed lineage os on OnePlus one it's great!. And I didn't need root for Google apps, or the system

  • Daniel Halawi
    Daniel Halawi 14 days ago

    or just a iPhone which is much better

  • Nabarup Bhattacharya
    Nabarup Bhattacharya 14 days ago

    Nice ❤️

  • Domingo Villanueva
    Domingo Villanueva 14 days ago

    MIUI 10 Android Pie is not that terrible from my experience on my POCO F1 i didn't face any bugs

  • Stefano Torres
    Stefano Torres 14 days ago

    Does this allows netflix to be played in hd?

  • LightFuse
    LightFuse 15 days ago +2

    To anyone with a Poco watching this, I honestly would recommend Pixel Experience or AOSP Extended for your device.
    Honestly. Not even LineageOS is as stock as those 2. And, Pixel Experience has never been bug filled for me albeit using other devices.
    But preferably, AOSP Extended has a neat UI and awesome customization features within, I highly recommend you try it out.

    • MinBCraft
      MinBCraft Day ago

      Well, lineage isn't supposed to be the most stock Android experience anyway

  • Mikael Jaen
    Mikael Jaen 15 days ago

    when linus use the easiest way to boot TWRP, he blows my mind. and i don't POCO F1. :D

  • Bill Angelos
    Bill Angelos 15 days ago

    Initially I liked this video, but I quickly found out that the fast and half assed "tutorial" means you'll be doing a lot of rewinding and trying to figure out wtf they do off screen to try to make this work. Its clear from their own forum that they don't give fuck 1 about anyone who bought this phone because of them as they are not offering up any help themselves or putting up a better tutorial. I wasn't able to finish through the tutorial but thankfully my phone works. It may work better if there was a way to finish all the steps, but I wouldn't know. So I've switched to down voting this video and giving up on the channel.
    If they're going to put the idea in peoples heads that they can do something, then throw some feces ridden affiliate links up to try and get cash from everyone that buys and then tell us to fuck off when we can't get through a shitty half assed "tutorial' that they made, fuck'em.

  • Chen Zou
    Chen Zou 15 days ago

    I don't know if things get better. But the time I tried Lineage OS, the battery life is too much worse than MIUI. So don't bother if you are used to MIUI.

  • gomitogomez1
    gomitogomez1 16 days ago

    The specs but the camera and screen can beat Pixel 3. Nuff said.

  • ั
     16 days ago
    Pixel Experience is easyer ;)

  • Pablo
    Pablo 16 days ago

    He says MIUI is bad... He never tried it, I'm sure

  • Nirmani Malee
    Nirmani Malee 16 days ago

    Touch issues there

  • Lai Yuin Hong
    Lai Yuin Hong 16 days ago

    stock rom saved this phone

  • Steven Watson
    Steven Watson 17 days ago

    i'd break 3 pocophones trying to flash roms. ha i'm too broke for that shit.

  • Timothy Dorsey
    Timothy Dorsey 17 days ago

    custom romming it is complctated for normal users. I feel like most of the tweaks the rom you put on could have been done with a couple apps

  • chakree ten
    chakree ten 17 days ago

    But what about the benchmarks for this device when compared to pixel 3 and MIUI poco f1?

  • Edward Routley
    Edward Routley 17 days ago

    "Might be the same. Damn. Phone." Except the date, 🤦‍♂️

  • newton296
    newton296 17 days ago

    doesn't work in US so review is pointless for me .

  • Dark Knight
    Dark Knight 17 days ago

    Price In India
    Poco F1 (128GB) = ₹ 20,000
    iPhone XS Max (64GB) = ₹ 110,000
    5 poco for 1 iPhone

  • David I
    David I 17 days ago

    No band 4...blah..

  • Clash Game HACKERS
    Clash Game HACKERS 17 days ago

    My opinion is just flash custom rom 0:42

  • ALpha28tified
    ALpha28tified 17 days ago

    Wait.. Does it require clean flashing the rom on twrp or just wipe the data then flash?

  • Poushal
    Poushal 17 days ago

    "inflation has gone up"? You mean the rate of increase in prices has increased? Or did he mean to say prices have increased?

  • Prateek Walikar
    Prateek Walikar 17 days ago

    0:27 Stuffs on the table are shaking !! Don't panic brother.. Be calm.. Take a deep breathe !!

  • Santosh Adhikari
    Santosh Adhikari 17 days ago +1

    Can I do this on other phones??

  • Star Junior
    Star Junior 18 days ago

    0:46 this video from future we in 30 December he already January 😂

  • lil trn
    lil trn 18 days ago +9

    Dude, I love Linus he literally dedicated 5 seconds for the "itwillwipeyourphone" disclaimer 😂

  • jon miller
    jon miller 18 days ago

    will this pocophone work with tmobile lte?

  • ocelot20
    ocelot20 18 days ago +1

    Ok so I just got a f1 and I love it. So is it worth me putting this clean os onto it? Or should I just stick with the mui as I can't say am having any sort of issues with it thanks

  • Andy H
    Andy H 19 days ago +1

    Picked up an F1 (phone, not plane) based on this video and followed the instructions - and I'm loving it :) The performance is amazing!

  • happy sharma
    happy sharma 19 days ago

    Just one bug ! Lineage OS's phone app shows random contacts when searching for names in contact list.

  • Louis
    Louis 19 days ago

    Flashing custom roms or tinkering the system itself doesn't void your warranty because the CEO himself fully supports the developers and encourages them to make pocophone even better.

  • ItzPradeeP
    ItzPradeeP 20 days ago

    linus please help us, touch screen issue going on pocofone, please explain to us brother

  • Not The One
    Not The One 20 days ago

    I just use Nova launcher and added the Pixel camera APK

  • Yuri Andropov
    Yuri Andropov 21 day ago

    Mi Phones always shine for their open sourceness

  • Kaisarantonn
    Kaisarantonn 21 day ago

    Give this channel a medal

  • Joe G.P.
    Joe G.P. 21 day ago

    so was all this just to be able to install the google camera app ?

  • Kalidasan S
    Kalidasan S 21 day ago

    wow awesome

  • Samrat Babu Koirala
    Samrat Babu Koirala 21 day ago

    Do you get the same camera of pixel when you do this? Please reply!

    SAJAN AD 21 day ago

    Where is the god damn link, damnit..

  • Skwangles
    Skwangles 22 days ago +1

    Hey Linus, I keep getting an error with the flashing the recovery TWRP onto my phone. It seems to always immediately disconnect from my computer and puts the "Press any key to shutdown" in the top left of fastboot screen. Bootloader is already Un-locked. Please help!

  • liangmin yu
    liangmin yu 22 days ago

    谁能翻译 中文搬运过来?

  • TheSuljadin
    TheSuljadin 22 days ago

    Hi Linus, do you have any info about battery life, screen time vs MIUI and what dou you think about pixel experience rom vs lineage os?