We share with you our guide on how to return Xiaomi, Redmi and POCO smartphones using the MIUI operating system to the pre-update, that is, the previous version. So how to downgrade MIUI? Here are the Xiaomi update rollback methods…
MIUI downgrade- Xiaomi update rollback methods!
Fastboot is a powerful tool that allows users to do many things, especially software updates and recovery methods. Therefore, Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO smartphone owners should know what Fastboot ROM is.
If your device does not receive updates, stays on an old version or is stuck in bootloop and does not boot, you should install a Fastboot ROM to fix it. You can actually think of it as an advanced recovery method.
How to install MIUI 14?
The new interface, based on the Android 13 version, offers many innovations to users. So how to install MIUI 14?
Of course, if you choose a random Android or MIUI version and install it directly, you may experience major stabilization problems. Therefore, you need to download the Fastboot ROM suitable for your device. For this, you can download MIUI Downloader from the Play Store by clicking here.
Open the MIUI Downloader application. Select your device. Then select the version and click the Old Versions button. Click on one of the Fastboot options that appear here. Download the file that ends with “.tgz” that the device saves in its own memory to your computer and extract it. After this point, you are ready for installation. You need to open ADB/Fastboot on your computer to continue the installation.
Installing ADB/Fastboot drivers on PC
You can download updated ADB drivers by clicking here. Unzip the .zip file you downloaded. Run the file named “15 Second ADB Installer.exe”. In the window that opens, click the “Y” (without “) key in 3 different questions that can be answered as Y/N, and then press the enter key. After this point, you can open the normal application installation windows through the Install and Finish steps. After the installation is complete, type cmd or Command Prompt in the Search field in the Start menu and open the application. In the meantime, enable debugging by connecting your phone to the PC with a USB cable. adb shell Type and press enter. Confirm the USB access permission to your phone. Now you can control your phone via adb.
Next step: Mi Flash Tool
Click here to download the latest Mi Flash Tool version. Press and hold the Volume Down and Power button to go to fast boot mode. While in Fastboot mode, connect your phone to the PC. Open Mi Flash Tool. Select the “Select” button. Select your downloaded Fastbook ROM folder. and press “OK” button. Click “Clear All” option to install from scratch. Click “Save user data” button if you want to update the system and keep the data. Select and start the flash process. After 5-10 minutes of installation, the device will reboot.
Don’t forget to Remove Your Accounts!
Go to Settings. Click on Password & Security. Remove security measures such as screen lock, fingerprint and face recognition. Log in to your Mi Account. Remove account open on the device. Finally, remove your Google account as well.
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