Having an unlocked bootloader can also interfere stock ROMs with the correct working of some secure apps. These apps will not appear in Google Play, but even if you sideload them via the APK file you may find they do not work. Step.2 After Firmware Download you now have to install and install Xiaomi Flash Tools in your Laptop.
- Do remember that first boot might take few minutes.
- For instance, users have to be on stock firmware unless or until OEM rolls out latest Android update.
- Here we suggest you complete guidelines to resolve the issues.
- Now select the downloaded package “Choose update package” and press “update” to confirm the installation.
- If you have any questions, leave them in the comments section down below.
In general, these are only necessary if you plan to flash a custom ROM. Most Android users would not even notice the difference between a device with a stock recovery system install and one with a custom recovery. Android offers a new way to create full device backups, though this feature is hidden and requires using an ADB command. This does not require unlocking the bootloader, installing custom ROM, or even rooting the device to create or restore a full backup.
Now, you are ready for the installation, but before, ADB/Fastboot libraries must be installed on your device. If you don’t have it, you can acquire it on How to Install ADB & Fastboot drivers on PC content. The first step is to download the MIUI Fastboot ROM for your respective Xiaomi, Redmi, or Poco device to your computer. As we mentioned earlier, Xiaomi officially provides Fastboot ROM packages of the latest MIUI updates for all its devices. In conclusion, Xiaomi Stock ROM development has become increasingly popular due to the increased popularity of its devices.
The flashing process could take some time, so sit back, relax, and do not disrupt the USB connection. The progress bar will indicate the overall progress of the flashing process and the ‘status’ will show the current partitions being flashed. Mi Flash is a portable software and does not require any installation. So, launch the tool on your computer by double-clicking the ‘XiaoMiFlash.exe‘ executable. All thanks to Xiaomi Flash development and free distribution go to Xiaomi Inc. So taking the chance here to add sincere thanks, we could expect more stable and extended tool support in the times ahead. Xiaomi 13 is Powered by Qualcomm SM8550 Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 4nm 5G Latest Chipset (CPU).