Xiaomi has recently released the much awaited MIUI 9 via official update in the end of July for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X and Mi 6. Though a long list of devices will be compatible to receive the upcoming MIUI 9 interface but Xiaomi has confirmed that the Mi 6, Redmi Note 4X will be the first smartphones to receive the MIUI 9 beta update in the first batch. This latest MIUI 9 update comes with new features, improvements and changes like smart assistant, new themes, new lockscreen shortcuts, new camera application, performance improvements, split screen functionality and much more. The MIUI 9 update is not the final build so you should expect some bugs and issues. Xiaomi rolled out the official update via OTA (Over-the-Air), which means that not all users can get the official update at the same time. If you are not yet able to receive the MIUI official update and you can’t wait more then still you can install this latest official update by following this simple step by step guide.
If you are willing to test out MIUI 9 China ROM then you are at the right place. By following this detailed guide, you can update your Note 4X and Mi 6 to the latest MIUI 9 official firmware. Google is banned in China, the Google apps and services will be also not available in this ROM, so you have to install them manually. Not necessary but it is better to take a full backup of all your valuable data before proceeding. If you are interested in installing the latest official update MIUI 9 on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X and Mi 6 then go ahead and follow the given steps.
This guide containing the MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM update can be used for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X and Mi 6 device only. Do not try to install this firmware on any other device or incorrect variant. It is recommended to check the model number of your device first.
Before Getting Started:
- Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before moving to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X and Mi 6 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X and Mi 6 USB Drivers
- Make sure that the battery level of the device is above 80% before going ahead.
Steps to Install MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X and Mi 6:
Method 1: MIUI 9 Recovery stable ROM:
Step No 1: – First, download the MIUI 9 Update file from above link and rename it to Update.zip.
Step No 2: Connect your Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X and Mi 6 with your PC/laptop.
Step No 3: – Move the MIUI 9 ROM files to your phone.
Step No 4: Go to Updater App from your phone app menu, and Click on the three dots (‘…’) at the top-right corner, and select the ‘choose update package‘.
Step No 5: – The installation process will be initiated, so wait for the installation to be completed.
Done! You have successfully installed the Official update MIUI 9 ROM on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X and Mi 6.
Method 2: FastBoot Rom:
Step No 1: – First, Download and Install Mi Flash tool in your PC/laptop.
Step No 2: Download the MIUI 9 ROM Update file from above link.
Step No 3: – Move the MIUI 9 ROM files to the desktop of your PC/laptop.
Step No 4: Power ON the device while pressing and holding the Volume Down + Power buttons at the same time.
Step No 5: – Connect your Axon 7 with your PC/laptop.
Step No 6: – Open the MiFlash tool and paste the ROM folder path.
Step No 7: – Now, click on Flash button to start flashing process. Once, flashing process is completed you will see a Success message in Xiaomi Flash Tool.
Step No 8: – The installation process will be initiated, so wait for the installation to be completed.
Done! You have successfully installed the Official update MIUI 9 on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X and Mi 6.