How to Flash MIUI ROM on Xiaomi Redmi 1S, Mi4, Mi3, Note, Pad

Redemi 1S is the latest android smartphone from Xiaomi, Xiaomi Redmi 1S smartphone with 4.70-inch 720×1280 display powered by 1.6GHz processor alongside 1GB RAM and 8-megapixel rear camera. Pre-booking for the devices has started on the and available for the sale on September 2nd. Now lots of other Model from Xiaomi like MI4, Note, Pad are coming very soon in the Indian market. If recently bought any of these devices from Chinese market of form any other sources and want to know how to flash or update the MIUI ROM on your device manually. Here is the complete guide which you can follow on your Xiaomi android device to update your device with the latest stable ROM or Developer ROM.

In this guide we’ll show you two different method to Flash MIUI ROM. First with the help of Xiaomi update app and second with the help of the recovery method. Both the methods are pretty easy to use and take some time to complete the process. Lets take a look how to do that.

NOTE:- Flashing a newer version of MIUI ROM doesn’t need to wipe data, but flashing an older one does from recovery (Wipe Cache and Wipe User Data).

Flash or Update MIUI ROM on Xiaomi

Read Also: How to Flash MIUI on Bricked MI 3, Mi 4 with Fastboot Mode

1. Flash MIUI ROM on Xiaomi with Updater App

Step 1. Download the latest MIUI ROM Download Now

Step 2. Now move the ROM zip file on your device internal SD Card.

Step 3. Now open Updater app on your device, press the Menu button – Select installation ZIP file or Select Update package. Choose the ROM pack you want to flash, and select Update now.


Step 4. Once the update process is done, select Reboot now to enter the new system.


That’s it! Now the MIUI is successfully flashed on your Xiaomi devcie.

2. Flash MIUI ROM in Recovery

Step 1. Download the latest MIUI ROM Download Now

Step 2. Rename the File to and move the file to phone internal SD card.

Step 3. Launch the update app on your device and press the Menu button, and select Reboot to recovery mode.

or turn off the phone, press the Volume+ key and the Power button at the same time, wait until the screen wakes.

Step 4. Once your phone is in recovery mode. From the menu select “English”. (use the volume keys to select,and the Power button to confirm).


Step 3. Now from the main menu select “Install Update Zip” option.


Step 4. Now the update process will start on your phone and once it is done. GO back the the recovery main menu and select reboot to system one.

That’s it. Now your device is update and running on the latest MIUI ROM.

If your XIaomi device is stuck on the bootloop or Restarting itself, read our guide here how to fix it.

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

22 thoughts on “How to Flash MIUI ROM on Xiaomi Redmi 1S, Mi4, Mi3, Note, Pad”

  1. Hi, I just purchased a new Redmi 1s from flipkart.
    I am wondering would it be a good idea to try out KXDCNBF24.0 ?V5? (Xiaomi Mi 4 Stable ROM) on my new device.
    What I am worried is if it fails, would be I be able to do facotry restory to get the phone backup again & how ?

  2. i need to flash older version of miui on my redmi 1s. can i use method 2.? i saw in some of threads dat i need to wipe data. i placed in internal sd card and wiped data, this will b lost right.? please help me.

  3. I tried recovery mode with volume + key and power button, getting Invalid OTA package, missing scatter error. Please help me how to resolve this.

  4. can i use dev rom for mi3? i cant find menu options in my updater. my updater version is 1.0 n my miui version is 4.3. i wanna use 4.4.4.plz reply back.

  5. helooo sidharth,
    In recovery mode i wiped all the data and installed the previous v5 version, now the interface of themes and browser, wallpaper, font are in chinese,, how to change this back in to india, english version now. Please help me ouy

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