Firmware Update XIAOMI Redmi 5

How Update Firmware in XIAOMI Redmi 5

Would like to update XIAOMI Redmi 5 firmware? Are you looking for the method to change and flash your device to the newest firmware? This solution is especially for you. Follow our steps and update you XIAOMI Redmi 5 by using the safe and easy method.

Download Necessary Tools

3. Firmware 
 

Install Necessary Tools

1. Start by installing Xiaomi PC Suite
2. In order to connect the phone to PC, you need to install all drivers.
  • Windows 10 users should additionally go to c:\Windows\inf  and search file "wpdmtp.inf" press right button on it and  select INSTALL
 

Download Necessary Firmware

  1. Firstly you need to know what is your exact XIAOMI Redmi 5 model.
  2. The best way to accomplish that is to read this information from the back of the phone or from the XIAOMI Redmi 5 box.pudelko zdjecie xiaomi
  3. You may also get this information from IMEI.info.
  4. All you have to do is type in your IMEI number and read the specification of the XIAOMI Redmi 5.IMEI.info Xiaomi phone check
Necessary information is Model and the type of the Chipset from the phone. Some models have got 2 or 3 types of the processor inside. So you need to find out what Chipset is in your XIAOMI Redmi 5.
We need to know what customization your device is using. In order to find out this information go to: Phone Menu >>> Settings >>> About Phone
Next MIUI version you should find:
  • MIUI GLOBAL version
  • MIUI CHINA version
  • MIUI DEVELOPER version

xiaomi miui version check

We should select the same version of the firmware or higher.
(in MIUI line can check exp. MIUI GLOBAL 8.2 / STABLE 8.2.10.0)
Downgrade firmware without Unlocked Bootloader is not allowed.
 
Now you are ready to download the firmware for your device.
 
  • Firstly select brand ALL
  • Then select our XIAOMI Redmi 5 model
  • After on top of page select what chipset your XIAOMI Redmi 5 is using.
    • Redmi 5 MTK GLOBAL
    • Redmi 5 QUALCOMM GLOBAL
    • Redmi 5 MTK CHINA

miui page firmware select

  • In accordance with the chipset and MIUI version select appropriate firmware.
  • When we are in a correct tab just press DOWNLOAD Full ROM button in STABLE ROM TAB.

miui page download button

  • Remember to select only higher or the same version of the firmware.
    Downgrade firmware without Unlocked Bootloader is not allowed.

WARNING!
Changing firmware in the phone will erase all of your data.
All described operations you are doing at your own risk.
If want saves your data do a backup before start.

Update Firmware - Flash Tutorial

1. Remember that phone XIAOMI Redmi 5 should be at least 50%.
2. Turn on WiFi and connect your XIAOMI Redmi 5 to your network.
3. Now connect the phone to the computer by using the usb cable. In drop down menu select  USB icon and choose TRANSFER FILES (MTP) 
4. Now all drivers will be installed and you will see phone on My Computer tab like Phone name(exp. Redmi Note 4 etc.) Xiaomi phone in my computer
5. Then find your device on My Computer and go to internal storage Xiaomi internal memory
6. Copy downloaded firmware here firmware Xiaomi copy to internal memoryXiaomi firmware on phone
7. Now unlock XIAOMI Redmi 5 and go to:
  • Settings Go to setting in Xiaomi
  • About phone About phone menu in xiaomi 
  • System Updatessystem update button xiaomi
  • Tap the Show More button in the right upper corner of the screen miui v8 3 dot menu xiaomi
  • Select Choose update package
    (if phone ask for access to phone memory just allow it)3 dot menu opened xiaomi
  • Select copied firmware that you do before and press OK button.firmware select
8. The update process will start in a few seconds.
Firstly XIAOMI Redmi 5 will check if the firmware is compatible with our device.update start xiaomiupdate warning
After that phone will start updating ROM.Xiaomi reseting and update firmware
9.Just wait until the process will be completed.
That's all! Your phone is updated to the newest version of MIUI.
This method is the safest available method so it can’t damage your XIAOMI Redmi 5.