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[Guide] [Step By Step Guide] Fastboot Flash Your Mi Device Using Mi Flash Tool

2017-02-17 07:03:10
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Hi MIUIer's

Nowadays, there are various options available to us if we get bored of using a particular ROM or sometimes it happens that our smartphone requires a clean fastboot flash to fix it.  So, today let's discuss about fast booting your device using the Mi Flash Tool.

Thing's Required :

1) Windows PC/Laptop.
2) USB Cable.
3) Mi Flash Tool.
4) Latest device specific Fastboot ROM.
5) 7 Zip software for Windows PC.
6) Fully charged Mi Smartphone (atleast 50% charge should be there else it may cause trouble).

Once all the above are arranged, we can proceed further...

1) Install 7 Zip.
2) Using 7 Zip extract the Fastboot ROM (TGZ File).

3) You will find another zip file (TAR File) in the extracted folder. Extract that file too using 7 Zip

4) Install Mi Flash Tool.
5) Open Mi Flash Tool using icon created after installation.
6) Switch off your phone.
7) Press Vol - & Power button simultaneously to start the device in Fastboot Mode.

8) Now connect the phone to your PC/Laptop using USB Cable.
9) Press the Refresh button & you will have the following screen of Mi Flash Tool.

Once device is connected & detected, enter the correct path of the final extracted folder using the Browse button.

Select Flash All for best results as it will clean install the ROM. Now, press Flash button & wait for the procedure to complete. Once successfully flashed device will reboot & you can safely disconnect it from your PC/Laptop.

The device will be showing Mi Logo screen, it will take sometime to install entire MIUI on your device so kindly wait patiently & let the process end.  Once the process ends it will show the MIUI 8 logo for you to do the device setup - just like the new device you get out of box.  Complete the setup & your device is ready to be used.


  • Bootloader should be unocked before trying to fastboot.
  • I did it successfully on my Xiaomi Redmi Note 4.
  • Carry out each instruction very carefully & exactly as directed.
  • I’m not at all responsible for any damage whatsoever to your device.
  • Fastboot your device at YOUR OWN RISK.
  • Take backup of your data as device will be formated during the process.



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2017-02-17 07:03:10
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awesome tutorial
2017-02-17 10:22:29

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1672951133 | from Redmi Note 4


How to unlock bootloader of redmi note 4?
2017-02-17 11:15:36
This is really very helpful. Thanks a lot! :)
2017-02-19 04:40:35

Semi Pro Bunny

Ashish Jorwal | from Redmi 3S


It's helpful, but some things are need more explaination
2017-02-20 11:45:52

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abhinavgiri | from Redmi Note 3


how to get new 8.2 update in redmi note3
2017-02-20 13:40:38

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Cn2-Tech | from Redmi Note 3


after that will..warranty void???
2017-02-21 21:41:09

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Prasad Kudulla | from Redmi 3S


thanks lot dude
2017-02-21 21:44:10

Master Bunny

Vishal Jasmani | from Redmi Note 4


Nice tutorial
2017-02-21 21:44:47

Advanced Bunny

Yogesh D.Joshi | from Redmi 3S


I have a red me 3 s prime mobilie. I want to update my version of phone.What is latest version..?
2017-02-21 21:45:52


Narasimhan Madhu | from Redmi Note 3


thanks a ton
2017-02-21 21:48:53
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