This is a tutorial on how you can install MIUI 9.5 Global Stable ROM on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (MTK) / Redmi Note 4X phone. This tutorial has complete instructions on how to install the update manually using the Recovery ROM or the Fastboot ROM. MIUI team is already rolling out this Global Stable ROM to users all over the world, however, not everyone will be able to install it at the same time as such software updates are staged and will release over the next few days. Read ahead to download the latest MIUI 9.5 Global Stable ROM and install it on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 4.
MIUI 9.5 Global Stable ROM started rolling out from today after several weeks of beta testing. MIUI has a team of beta testers that tests every new upcoming update first and provide timely feedback of any major bugs or problems in the software update. The guide ahead is only for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. If you have a custom ROM or a modified MIUI installed, you should go for the Fastboot ROM method and update your phone using that. However, please keep in mind that your data will be wiped clean, so make a backup before proceeding.
Download MIUI 9.5 ROM for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 MTK
The full MIUI 9.5 Global ROM download links have been given right ahead for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. There are two major variants of the download, one is to be installed using Fastboot Mode nad the other is for the Recovery Mode method. You can download the one you find the most easiest and suitable for your case:
Fastboot ROM: Download MIUI 9.5 Fastboot ROM (Size: 1648 MB)
Recovery ROM: Download MIUI 9.5 Recovery ROM (Size: 1342 MB)
Now that you have downloaded the MIUI 9.5 ROM, next you have to install it on your phone. As mentioned before, there are two methods available to do that. First one is by the recovery mode or the phone’s Updater app. Second method is to flash the Fastboot ROM from the Mi Fastboot Mode.
If you are looking for more details, changelog and release schedule of MIUI 9.5 Global Stable ROM for other Xiaomi devices, you can read more about it here.
How to Install MIUI 9.5 ROM on Redmi Note 4 MTK with Updater App / Recovery Mode
This method relies on the recovery of your phone. This method should work with your stock Xiaomi recovery or with a custom one like TWRP custom recovery. A computer or a connected phone is now required for this process.
Follow these easy steps to install MIUI 9.5 Global ROM on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 4:
Step 1 – Download “Recovery ROM” for your Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 from the link given above.
Step 2 – Transfer the file to the internal storage on your device. The file should be in the root (main directory) of internal storage, not inside any folder as shown in the screenshot below.
Step 3 – Boot into Mi Recovery (Recovery Mode). This is the stock recovery your phone ships with. Be sure to have this installed rather than a custom one like TWRP. You can boot into recovery mode by opening up the Updater app (under Tools folder) and tap on the three dots at the top right corner. Tap on Choose update package.
Step 4 – From the file explorer view, choose the Recovery ROM file you transferred to your device in Step 2. Select the file as shown in the screenshot below and tap the OK button.
Step 5 – The Updater app will now check your ROM file for any errors and set it up for installation.
Step 6 – Once completed, you will be prompted to reboot the phone and install the update. Tap on the Reboot and update button to proceed.
Step 7 – Your phone will reboot now and installation will begin.
Step 8 – Your phone may reboot again during installation. So do not worry if that happens.
Step 9 – Once completed, your phone will start normally like it used to before installing the update.
Step 10 – To check and confirm what MIUI version has been installed on your phone, go to Settings > About phone.
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If you would like to flash MIUI 9.5 ROM using Fastboot Mode, we have a complete guide for that as well. Every Android phone comes with the Fastboot Mode. This mode is also known as the Download Mode and Bootloader Mode of a phone.
To read on how to flash MIUI 9.5 ROM on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 using Fastboot, head over to the next page.
How to Install MIUI 9.5 Global Stable ROM on Redmi Note 4 with Fastboot Mode
This method relies on Fastboot utility and requires you to have a computer. Make sure, your device’s bootloader has been unlocked as well.
Step 1 – Download “Fastboot ROM” for your Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 from the links given before. Once downloaded, extract the file anywhere in your computer. You may again have to open the extracted file using WinRAR or WinZip and extract it again (manually / by force) till you see several files similar to the ones shown below.
Step 2 – Download Xiaomi USB Drivers and install them on your computer. You need these to make sure your phone works well with the PC.
Step 3 – Download Mi Flash Tool on your computer.
Step 4 – Turn OFF your Xiaomi device before proceeding.
Step 5 – Now boot the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 into Fastboot Mode. How? You can enter Fastboot Mode on your phone by holding Volume Down + Power buttons while the phone is OFF. If you see a similar screen as shown below, this means you are in the Fastboot Mode.
Step 6 – Connect the phone now with your computer. Your PC will recognize the device and install the necessary drivers to set it up for use.
Step 7 – Open Mi Flash Tool.
Step 8 – Click on the select button and choose the directory where you extracted the Fastboot ROM files in Step 1. Then click the refresh button. Mi Flash Tool will recognize the files and display device info on the screen. You should see something like as shown in the screenshot below.
Step 9 – IMPORTANT – From the bottom of Mi Flash Tool, select the middle option that says “save user data” if you do not want to wipe all your data.
Step 10 – Now click the flash button to start the installation.
Step 11 – Your phone will reboot once the installation completes.
This is it! MIUI 9.5 Global Stable ROM should now be installed on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 4.
You can go to Settings > About phone to see what version are you running on you phone.