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Flashing Guide

[Guide] Fastboot Guide

2016-06-13 14:38:34
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Edited by Magdag at 2016-06-14 12:08 AM

This Tutorial explains how to fastboot your Mipad and Snapdragon Based Mi /Redmi phones

What is this FastBoot?

Fastboot is a protocol with which partitions of a Android Mobile device can be reflashed to Stock / Ofiicial Roms directly to your phone's flash memory. It is a small tool which is present in Android Sdk and is used for flashing kernels, bootloaders,recoveries, roms individually or whole as a Complete Roms .

Xiaomi has its own Rom Flashing tool the " Mi flash ", it works on fastboot Protocol and other different oems standards and gives a convienient Gui for easy configuring and ROM Flashing.


  • A Mi / Redmi  Phone
  • Fastboot Rom For your Device
  • Usb Data cable
  • A computer  ( Windows based )
  • Mi Flash tool
  • Extracting tool eg. 7zip

******NOTE *******
  • Please do not forget to take a backup of your device and save it in the computer or an external device.
  • Keep your device at least 50% charged.
  • Follow the given below instructions carefully.
  • When transferring from Stable ROM to Developer ROM or vice vera performing clean install(using flash_all.bat file) is recommended.


  • You can take backup going to Settings > Additional Settings > Backup & reset > Local Bakcups > Backup
  • The backup folder will be created under File Explorer > Phone (Internal storage)> MIUI > backup > AllBackup, copy this folder and save it to computer or external device. After flashing, you can restore his folder later back to the original path mentioned above.
  • You can also do backup and restore using Mi PC Suite Manage.


   1.Install Mi Flash Tool, it will Prompt for Driver installations . Click Install driver anyway to proceed & Finish Setup.

   2. Press and hold Volume Down + Power buttons at the same time to boot device to Fastboot Mode.

   3. Connect Your device to Pc via Usb data cable .

   4. Open Mi flash tool and click Browse on the top left corner

   5. Browse to the Downloaded ~ Extracted Fastboot Rom .

   6. Press Advanced & configure all options, use flash all.bat (Only if Full Clean flash needed - erases all data )

   7. Press Refresh and you will see a New device Found On Mi Flash tool .

   8 . Press Flash  

   9. Wait untill the Flashing process is Completed .

   10. After the process is completed the Device would reboot Automatically .




Download Links :

Fastboot Rom : CLICK HERE

Mi Flash Tool : CLICK HERE

Mi Pc Suite : CLICK HERE


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2016-06-13 14:38:34
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Thanks For The Information.
2016-06-14 05:03:34
thanks for the fastboot  guide.
2016-06-14 06:05:33
Thanks For the guide :)
2016-06-14 06:30:40
Thanks for the guide bro.
2016-06-14 06:40:33
Thanks for this guide
2016-06-14 07:19:13
Informative post!!
2016-06-14 07:21:37
Thanks for the Guide Magdag!
2016-06-14 07:29:25

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Thanks for the Info
2016-06-14 07:31:15
Thanks Bro...
2016-06-14 07:37:17
Oye Hoye... A detailed guide and very helpful for all.... Thanks bro...
2016-06-14 13:33:04
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