Wassup? MIUI 11 is rolling out progressively as scheduled or ahead of schedule for certain devices. As you know, users are excited and ready to experience the new user interface. Many users who are have locked bootloader should be able to install the updates on your device by yourself using the local update method. How do we do it effectively?
Activating Additional Update features
To get additional features on the Update menu, to use Choose update package, Reboot to Recovery mode and knowing the Changelog.
Download latest package
This option is downloading the latest firmware that it’s already running on your phone, should you want to keep especially for new phone. It won't erase your files on the phone.
Choose update package
This is for those who have downloaded, a Recovery Rom (ZIP) from the ROM thread or elsewhere. Download the Recovery ROM for your region, place it in your root directory.
Customize your Update settings
You can customize how you want to download via WiFi or mobile data, install update automatically, to Receive Updates early and Add Home screen shortcut for ease access from your Home screen.
Reboot to Recovery mode
The options give you options to Reboot system which will restart the device normally. To Wipe Data is to do a factory reset: This will wipe all of your data like photos, videos, music, apps, everything and return your phone to its original factory condition. With Factory Reset Protection (FRP) turned on by default you will be prompted to enter your Mi Account username and password to perform a factory reset. The navigate use the Up/Down Volume key and power key to confirm.
What's new for Changelog
For those wanting to know "What's new" with the Changelog.
Quick Fix for "Can't download" updating issue
Many users who are have locked bootloader and very much rely on the updater to update their phone or users who have unlocked bootloader on a rooted device might experience this issue.
Solution to Can't download issue
The update is available yet after the ROM ZIP has been downloaded yet after the server verification bit failed to update the downloaded zip, instead give an error of "Can't download" Something went wrong. Wait a minute or two and try again. What has happened here is that the after verification of device, it seems that it found some modifications in the device systems partition that will reject for it to successfully update your device. How can we update and solve this issue?
By all means a Factory reset has to be done.
Note: Even though these are official update files, it is always a good idea to back up the important data on your phone. In addition to that, there are some builds that are only intended for the Mi Pilot beta testing program, meaning that builds assigned for this group will not install on devices with Mi Accounts that do not have the requisite permission, which will return an error message, "Can't verify update" which in most cases can be solved by using VPN.
Solution to Can't verify update
Should it not a beta testing build, then you can use VPN to download and complete the update process
That's all for now. Explore and feedback should there be any issues to get an optional user experience.
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