How to Install Stock Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on Mi4 and Mi3

If you are the owner of Xiaomi Mi4 or Mi3 and want to install the Stock Android 5.1.1 on your phone. Here in this guide we’ll show you how you can install the Android 5.1.1 on Mi3 (WCDMA/CDMA) Mi4 WCDMA/CDMA/LTE variants. If you are new to installing ROM and doesn’t know what is Stock Android, Stock Android means Android system without modification, no bloatware, no pre-installed apps. The ROM come only with the Google apps and no other third party apps are included on the ROM. Stock Android comes with cell phones like the Google Nexus One, Nexus S, etc. Now the Stock Android 5.1.1 is available for the Xiaomi Mi 4 and Mi3 phone and all credit goes to Mi forum member Ivan, who ported the stock Android 5.1.1 for the Xiaomu devices. The ROM has all the latest features of Lollipop and works very smooth.

To install this ROM all, you need a rooted phone with TWRP recovery. Before following the below mention guide take the full backup of your phone and save it on your desktop. This guide is only for the Mi4 and Mi3 phone users and don’t try this on any of other Xiaomi phones.

Install Stock Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on Mi4 and Mi3

Flash Stock Android 5.1.1 on Mi4 and Mi3

Step 1. As we mention above you need a rooted phone with TWRP recovery to flash the ROM on your phone.

Step 2. Download the Stock Android 5.1.1 ROM zip file here and save it on your desktop. No need to Download Google Apps package, ROM comes with all the latest google Apps.

Step 3. Now move the ROM file to your device’s SD card, don’t keep the file inside any file.

Step 4. Boot your phone in recovery mode. Switch off your phone, press and hold the Volume Up+Power button until you see Logo on the screen.

Step 5. Once your phone on the TWRP recovery mode, Select Wipe Data to clear all data. Do not choose to format data in Advanced Option.

Step 6. After this go back to the main page, choose installation zip and flash the Stock Android 5.1.1 ROM.

Step 7. Once complete, select Reboot System Now >> Yes.

Now your Mi4 and Mi3 is running on the Stock Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.

Rajesh Rajput is Tech Blogger, who loves to write about Android Tips, How to Guides, Reviews, ROMs, and more.

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