Install MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM on Xiaomi Phones

With this guide, Xiaomi users can download as well as install MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM on a number of devices. Our instructions ahead are dedicated towards providing Xiaomi Mi Mix 2, Mi Mix 2S, Mi 5, Mi 6 and Redmi Note 5 Pro owners a step by step tutorial on how to have the latest MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM installed. Previously, we covered leaked MIUI 10 developer ROMs that were designed to be tested in China but now, we finally have the official test builds with us. At the moment, Xiaomi has only released MIUI 10 as a Global Beta for a limited number of its popular devices.

To install this complete Global Beta ROM, we would be using a custom recovery. As TWRP is readily available and is compatible with Xiaomi smartphones, it is the perfect choice. MIUI 10, itself, brings in dramatic UI changes and a focus on AI. The upcoming version is still in its preliminary stages so you might see some bugs here and there, after all, it is a beta build. Keep reading to upgrade your Xiaomi smartphone to MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM through the following instructions.

Xiaomi MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM

Download MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM for Xiaomi Devices

Following given are links for MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM packages for each individual device. Download the one you require and proceed ahead with the installation steps.

After you have downloaded the complete package, transfer it to your phone and proceed with the steps ahead.

How to Install MIUI 10 Leaked ROM on with TWRP

Step 1 – Please make sure Fastboot is configured and properly installed on your computer. How? See here: How to Set Up ADB and Fastboot with Android SDK.

Step 2 – Connect your phone to your PC.

Step 3 – Download the right TWRP image for your phone: (Save this on your computer in the same directory as Fastboot)

Step 4 – Download latest Google apps: Android 8.1 Oreo Google Apps.

Step 5 – Download complete MIUI 10 ROM for your device from the list ahead.

Step 6 – You need to transfer the complete ROM as well as the Google Apps package from your PC directly to the root of your phone.

Step 7 – Boot your smartphone into bootloader mode by first powering it off and then turning it by pressing Power Button and Volume Down simultaneously.

Xiaomi MIUI - Fastboot Mode

Step 8 – Now you need to boot TWRP custom recovery on your smartphone. For that, issue the following command:

fastboot boot FILENAME 
(Replace FILENAME with the actual filename you downloaded in Step 3.)

Step 9 – After you reach TWRP custom recovery’s UI, you need to click Wipe after which you should swipe to factory reset.

Step 10 – Navigate back to main screen of TWRP and then tap on Install. Now select the ROM you previously downloaded and transferred to your phone.

Step 11 – After the ROM finihes installation, go back and again tap on Install. This time, select Google Apps package.

Step 12 – Now, after both packages have been installed, just tap on Reboot and reboot to system.

That’s all to it! You should now have latest MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM running on your device.

You can go to Settings > About phone to see what version are you running on you phone.

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