Got A Redmi Smartphone: Check Out How You Could Update To MIUI 10 Developer ROM, From MIUI Stable ROM, Sans Unlocked Bootloader


It is now easy to update to the MIUI 10 Developer ROM without having to unlock the bootloader.

Written By Rahul R | Mumbai | Updated On:

If you have a Xiaomi Redmi/Mi smartphone running the MIUI Stable ROM, and looking at developer options, then it is now seemingly easy to update to the MIUI 10 Developer ROM without having to unlock the bootloader. To resort to this, you need not possess a modern Xiaomi smartphone, even some older ones are eligible for the process.

Here USP of shifting to MIUI 10 Developer ROM is the fact that you get to check out beta updates every Friday. This means that you could have a feel of all the new features before anybody else whilst getting to share feedback on these features. Check out below the list of supported smartphones, for the transition from MIUI Stable ROM to MIUI 10 Developer ROM (via folks at Mi):

First things first - the list of eligible Redmi/Mi smartphones:

  • Redmi 6
  • Redmi 6 Pro
  • Redmi 5
  • Redmi 6A
  • Redmi 4
  • MI MAX/Prime
  • Redmi Note 3
  • Redmi 3S/Prime
  • Redmi Note 5
  • MI MIX 2
  • POCO F1
  • Redmi 4A
  • Redmi 5A
  • Redmi Y2
  • Redmi Note 5 Pro
  • Mi 5
  • MI MAX 2
  • Redmi Y1 / Lite
  • Redmi Note 4

Upgrading to MIUI 10 Developer ROM, from MIUI Stable ROM

[Disclaimer: The below procedures require sound technical knowledge; Republic World will not be held responsible for any device damage during or post installation. Users could proceed at their own risk].

Eligibility Criteria

  • Before you start off with the upgradation process, you should backup all your stored data (within the above smartphones), as the process would erase all information that is not backed up
  • Ensure that the battery level within your smartphones is at least 60%; then download the Recovery ROM for your respective eligible smartphone from here.

The actual process

  • Navigate to Settings > About Phone > System Update.
  • Then, select  Update Package, and choose the respective ROM you obtained above
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to get to MIUI 10
  • Verify if you have got the MIUI 10 Developer ROM.

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