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How to use Xiaomi MI Flash Tool

These are the instructions to use Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool to flash or install the stock firmware on any Xiaomi Smartphone and tablet.

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Why We Need Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool?

Downgrade Or Upgrade Xiaomi Device.

You can use Xiaomi Device Stock rom to downgrade your smartphone or upgrade your smartphone. It depends on the release of the firmware or your choice if the option is available.

Unbrick Xiaomi Device.

Xiaomi Device Stock Rom can also be used to unbrick any Xiaomi Device.  Smartphones can be bricked in the process of rooting or flashing a custom firmware or rom or recovery.

Unroot Xiaomi Device.

You can also use Xiaomi Device stock firmware to completely unroot any Xiaomi smartphone. You also can regain your warranty by properly flashing the official Xiaomi stock firmware. It can be done by reverting back to the official stock firmware of Xiaomi if your smartphone has tampered.

*Fix Issues On Xiaomi Device.

Your Xiaomi Device might develop an issue that might be unknown to you, if it a software-related issue, you can restore and fix it by flashing the stock firmware for the Xiaomi smartphone. Today, we are presenting all the Official Firmware, both Official releases and updates following it.

How To Flash Xiaomi Device Firmware

Below are the instructions to use the Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool to flash or install the stock firmware on your Xiaomi Device, But before following any of the steps below make sure to get these prerequisites

Prerequisite For Flashing Xiaomi Device Firmware:

Start Flashing Xiaomi Firmware Using Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool.

Step 1: Download and extract the Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool on the computer. After extracting the Tool, you will be able to see the following files

Step 2: Now, Open the Setup File to install Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool on your PC.

Step 3: Download Stock Firmware (fastboot file) of your Xiaomi Device (if in case, you have already downloaded the Stock Firmware, then SKIP this Step or else you can find the Xiaomi Stock Firmware on our Xiaomi Firmware category

Step 4: Now, you need to install the Xiaomi USB Driver on your Computer (you can also download the Xiaomi USB Driver separately).

Step 5: Turn Off your Xiaomi Device.

Step 6: Boot your device into the fastboot mode (Download Mode). To boot into the download mode: Press and Hold Power + Volume Down button for 6-8 seconds.

Step 7: Once the device is booted into the Download Mode, you will be able to see the following screen:

Step 8: Connect the Xiaomi Device to the Computer using the USB cable.

Step 9: Now, Open Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool from Start Menu.

Step 10: Once Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool is launched you will be able to see the following screen.

how to use xiaomi mi flash tool

Step 11: Now, Click on the Select Button and locate the Firmware Folder.

how to use xiaomi mi flash tool
how to use xiaomi mi flash tool

Step 12: Now, Click on Flash Button to begin the Flashing Process.

how to use xiaomi mi flash tool

Step 13: Once the flashing process is completed, A Success Message will be shown in the Xiaomi Flash Tool.

how to use xiaomi mi flash tool

If you find it difficult to use the above tool, try the method below.

Other Method Using Recovery/Updater App

Step 1: How to Flash Xiaomi Device Firmware using recovery/Updater App

Step 2: Download Xiaomi Device stock from.

Step 3: Create a folder on your phone and name it downloaded_rom.

Step 4: If you downloaded the firmware on your PC, copy the firmware to the downloaded_rom folder you created on your

Step 5: Launch the Updater App on your phone.

Step 6: There is a three-dot at the top right, click it, and choose the update package.

Step 7: It will take you to the File Manager of your phone.

Step 8: Choose the firmware and installation will begin.

Step 9: Once done, your phone will reboot. Enjoy.

Read me Once:

[*] Caution: that flashing a Xiaomi firmware to your phone will erase everything in your smartphone, including contents in internal storage. It is always very advisable to backup your contents to external storage or a PC.

[*] Xiaomi Stock Firmware: If you are looking for the original firmware for your device, then head over to the Download Xiaomi Stock Firmware page.

[*] Xiaomi USB Driver: If you are looking for the original USB Driver for your device, then head over to the Download Xiaomi USB Driver page.

[*] Compatibility: You can use the above tutorial to flash stock firmware on almost all the Xiaomi Devices running on Qualcomm Chipset.

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