Now you don't need to Unlock Bootloader to Upgarde to MIUI 10

Mi Fans! Now you don’t need to Unlock Bootloader to Upgrade to MIUI 10! Follow the below mentioned steps to upgrade to MIUI 10 – Developer ROM from MIUI Stable ROM, and the good news is it doesn’t involve unlocking the bootloader or fastbooting.

Learn everything new about MIUI 10 – Here

Supported Device models

  • Redmi 5A
  • Redmi Y1 Lite
  • Redmi Note 5 Pro
  • Redmi Y1
  • Redmi 5
  • Redmi Note 5
Device
Suggested Stable ROM Version
To Developer ROM Version
Redmi 5A
V9.6.2.0.NCKMIFD
8.8.16
Redmi Note 5 Pro
V9.5.19.0.OEIMIFA
8.8.16
Redmi Y1
V9.5.10.0.NDKMIFA
8.8.16
Redmi Y1 Lite
V9.5.10.0.NDFMIFA
8.8.16
Redmi 5
V9.6.3.0.NDAMIFD
8.8.16
Redmi Note 5
V9.6.4.0.NEGMIFD
8.8.16

Download MIUI 10 Developer ROM from here.

How to update to MIUI 10 Developer ROM from Stable ROM

Prerequisite

  • As this method wipes the user data partition (removing your apps and other data including media), backup your device first, learn how to backup your device here.
  • Download the Recovery ROM from below for your model & make sure the battery is charged above 60%

Steps

  • Open the “Settings – about phone – System Update – Press three dots – Choose update package”, select the ROM package you downloaded in Step 1
  • Reboot the device when asked, let the process complete & post restart your will be greeted to MIUI 10 start-up screen.
  • Once updated successfully, check “settings – about phone”.

FAQ

Would I lose my data, including apps, media etc?
Yes! This version will let you update to MIUI 10 Developer ROM from Stable ROM, but do note that it wipes the user data partition and hence you are requested to backup, learn here

What about the other device models?
We will keep you posted for the availability of this method for rest of the devices

What is the difference between MIUI 10 Developer ROM vs Stable ROM
MIUI Developer ROM provides beta updates every Friday, which guarantees that all new features and bug fixes will reach to you before it hits the Stable Releases, and also, if you face any bugs or have any feedback you can reach to Xiaomi via Mi Community or Feedback App.

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