Lava Iris 860 Nougat Custom Rom Validus OS (MT6735M)

Lava Iris 860 Nougat Custom Rom Validus OS V15.1 (Nougat 7.1) (MT6735M) 

Validus OS V15.1 for Lava Iris 870 is android nougat 7.1.2 powered custom rom. Validus OS is an open source free Android operating system distribution focused performance and stability. This rom was mainly ported for Mediatek mt6535M chipset custom rom. Validus OS V15.1 Rom is driven by linux kernel 3.18.19. Validus OS is designed with simplicity and ease of use and to keep your privacy safe. Validus OS for LAVA Iris 860 is loaded with substream theme engine along with a clean user interface. For additional features information, download link and installation method of Lava Iris 860 Nougat Custom Rom Validus OS (MT6735M), please check out the full article.


Lava Iris 860 Nougat Custom Rom Validus OS V15.1 (Nougat 7.1) (MT6735M)

Lava Iris 860 Nougat Custom Rom Validus OS V15.1 (Nougat 7.1) (MT6735M) 

Validus OS Custom Rom


ROM Description

ROM Name: Validus OS

ROM Version: V15.1

ROM OS: Android Nougat

OS Version: 7.1

ROM Base: AOSP, Ground Zero ROMs

Chipset: Mediatek MT6735M (64-bit)

Device: Lava Iris 860

Bootloader: Marshmallow (Minimum Requirement)

ROM Kernel: Linux Kernel 3.18.19+

ROM Status:  Stable and Unofficial

ROM Type: De-Odex

ROM Size: 391.00 MB

ROM  Language: English/ Multi language supported

ROM Contributor:, Arafat Ikram Shanto

ROM Developer: Ground Zero ROMs, Lava Iris 860 developer team, MT6735M Developer Team, XDA Forum.


ROM Features

  • Android Nougat 7.1.2 Powered Rom
  • Optimized And Tweaked
  • De_Odex Rom
  • New Bootanimation
  • Latest Security Patch Included
  • Animation for battery async
  • Ability to configure battery saver mode color
  • Add option to disable auto brightness icon in brightness slider
  • AppOps
  • Ambient-Lift To Wake QS tile
  • Autohiding IME cursors as left/right nav buttons
  • Allow to disable qs footer warning
  • Day/Night Oreo edition
  • Double tap to sleep on lockscreen
  • Double tap to sleep on status bar
  • Dialer: auto proximity speakerphone
  • Display Settings: font size in 5% steps from 80% to 130%
  • Link ring and notification volume
  • Dashboard suggestion options menu
  • Heads up snooze
  • Heads Up timeout
  • Weather QS tile
  • Wake on plug
  • Volume key answer
  • Vibrate on plug
  • Use volume keys to control media volume anytime
  • Allow to disable HOME key when ringing
  • Toast icon switch
  • SmartBar / Fling Toggle, animations and customizations (+ One Hand mode)
  • Battery bar
  • Sound QS tile
  • Battery light
  • Sync QS tile
  • Custom system animation
  • Scrample pin layout
  • Notification light
  • Show battery info on lock screen when charging
  • Caffeine QS tile
  • Slim recents
  • Soft reboot/System UI restart
  • Custom small QS tiles
  • Heads Up Blacklist
  • Compass QS tile
  • Full alarm info
  • Increasing ring feature
  • Immersive recents (aosp recents)
  • Lockscreen weather
  • Live volume steps
  • Dialer: in-call vibration
  • Display network name in status bar
  • Language toggle QS tile
  • Network traffic
  • Gesture anywhere
  • Launch music player on headset connect
  • Navbar toggle
  • Heads Up QS tile
  • Installed App: show link to Google Play
  • Long press back to kill app
  • Navbar double tap to sleep
  • Pixel navbar animation
  • Lockscreen quick unlock
  • Night light brightness mode options
  • Partial/full screenshot QS tile
  • Status bar notification ticker
  • Status bar logo
  • Reboot/Recovery QS tile
  • Recents: allow single tap on app icon to show app info overlay
  • Stock Recents icon packs support
  • Recents clear all button tweak (aosp recents)
  • QS panel columns and rows
  • Reset battery stats
  • Screen record
  • Quick settings pull down with one finger
  • QS tiles titles visibility
  • Pre-rooted ROM
  • Power menu
  • PiP QS tile
  • Volume rocker music control
  • Volume panel QS tile
  • Volume tones toggle
  • Everything Working – Ril (Call, Data, SMS) Working, Dual Sim Card, Dual Sim 3G Supported, Wifi, Hotspot, Bluetooth, Data Connection, 2G/3G Switch, Ussd, Mic, Gps, Camera, FM Radio, Vpn, Youtube 720p, Gallery 1080p, Both Storage Mount (Android+PC), Usb Connection, MTP, Audio, Video, Audio Recording, Video Recording, Screen Recording, Offline Charging, Flash-light
  • And So much more…


Known Bug

  • VOLTE (Voice Over LTE/Long Term Evolution/4G)
  • Fingerprint Lock
  • Youtube Streaming @720p/60fps
  • Dark Camera (But working good with flash)
  • Video Record  Saving Lag (But working)


ROM Demo

Rom ScreenShots of Lava Iris 860 Custom Rom Validus OS V15.1 (Nougat 7.1) (MT6735M) (Unofficial) -

Validus OS Custom Rom Demo Screenshots



Modification of your android device such as Rooting or flashing Custom Recovery/ROM/tweaker’s results to void of the warranty of the device. (We) RaphsonBD and its authors will not responsible for bricked devices / dead SD-card or any damage in your device which is incurred in the process of installing tweaker/ recovery / rom / firmware / rooting / unlocking or any development process the device. We highly advice you to take a backup of your device prior to performing the process. Please do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM, before flashing it! You are choosing to make these modifications. Nevertheless if you need any help, just comments here. We will always pleased to help you.



You must need a unlocked and Custom recovery installed device to use Lava Iris 860 Nougat Custom Rom Validus OS V15.1 (Nougat 7.1) (MT6735M).


ROM Download

In order to use the Unofficial build of Lava Iris 860 Nougat Custom Rom Validus OS V15.1 (Nougat 7.1) (MT6735M), first you need to download the rom from download link bellow.


How To Flash Validus OS In Lava Iris 860

  1. At first download and copy the Validus Rom and GAAP file in Internal storage/SD-card.
  2. It’s wise to backup your Current ROM, no matter how confident or experienced you are. So anything happen unpleasant you can retrieve back your old ROM
  3. If you don’t know how to backup ROM using Custom Recovery then Click Here
  4. Then Go to phone’s custom recovery mode. Almost Every phone by pressing Power button + Volume up/down button  button all together you can access your phone recovery options.
  5. After successfully entering the Custom Recovery Option TWRP first & foremost take a backup up of your current ROM. Select “Backup” 》Select storage 》 backup process may take 5/7 minutes.
  6. Than Wipe DataWipe Cache PartitionWipe Dalvik Cache (You shall find it in Advanced option).
  7. After formatting Cache go to Mount and StorageFormat Data, Format System.
  8. Than come back to main menu of  TWRP.  After that just click install the rom from SDCARD. At last flash the GAAP.
  9. Then Reboot your phone. First boot may take up to 5-10 min.
  10. Voila and enjoy the test of Lava Iris 860 Nougat Custom Rom Validus OS V15.1 (Nougat 7.1) (MT6735M).



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Arafat Ikram Shanto

Part-time writer at, and also Webmaster of I started blogging in 2016 and also worked on an Android niche platform to gain extra wages. I cover the topic of How2Guides, Software Updates, custom ROM updates, and tweaking your smartphone. Email - iam.shanto [at]

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