How to Install Custom ROM on Redmi 1s Using TWRP

Few days back we showed you how to install the CM11 Android 4.4.4 ROM on Xiaomi Redmi 1S. Now today in this guide we wil show you how to install any custom rom on your new redmi 1s. There are multiple roms available for Redmi 1s like AOSP 4.3, CM 11 4.4.4, Mokee 4.4.4, etc. The process is very simple and take a few minutes to complete the task on your Redmi 1s. All you have to download the custom ROM zip file on your device and a TWRP recovery to flash it. And yes you don’t have to worry about the warrenty of your device. No it will not void your warranty, as u can always restore back to MIUI.

Read all the instruction very carefully and follow all the instruction step by step on your phone. Before following this guide do take the backup of your phone.

Install Custom ROM on Redmi 1s

Flash Custom ROM on Redmi 1s

Step 1. First Install the TWRP recovery on your Xiaomi Redmi 1s.

Step 2. Now move your downloaded Custom ROM on your phone.

Step 3. Boot your device in TWRP recovery mode. TO do this Press Power button-> Reboot -> Keep pressing volume up button for a long time during phone rebooting. You will be landed on TWRP recovery.

Step 4. From the recovery main menu, Press Wipe Button.

Step 5. From the next page Press Advanced Wipe.

Step 6. Select the partitions Dalvik, cache, data and system. Then slide the bottom slider “Swipe to Wipe”

Step 7. Once done, go to Home. Then select Install.

Step 8. Now from the next screen select the Custom ROM file that you copied on your phone.

Step 9. Once the ROM file is selected on the recovery screen, Swipe to Flash.

Step 10. Once the ROM is flashed, Then Reboot.

Now your phone has the custom ROM. Enjoy!


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