How to update Xiaomi Phones to MIUI 7 (7.1) Global Stable ROM

MIUI 7 Global Stable update is already available via OTA for a majority of Xiaomi smartphone holders all over the world. But many of the users find it little difficulty in updating their mobile devices. So, here we shared 3 different methods to install MIUI 7 on Xiaomi Android smartphones.

As per reports, Xiaomi rolled out MIUI 7 Stable Global update for Redmi 1S 3G, Redmi Note 4G, Mi Note, Redmi 2 4G, Mi 3, Mi 4, and Mi Pad. The MIUI 7 brings 30% of faster system response speed, longer battery life up to 10%, new themes, custom baby & Pet Albums, Child Mode, and Showtime. For detailed MIUI 7 changelog, check here.

Note: Below update process also works with MIUI 7.1 v7.1.1.0 Global Stable Build update

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Before starting with the update process, make sure to charge the device well enough to complete the process and make a backup of all the important data present on your handset. Also How to flash Fastboot ROM on Xiaomi phones using Mi Flash Tool

How to install MIUI 7 Global Stable ROM on Xiaomi Android Mobiles:

Method 1: Using Updater Application (OTA)

This method is only compatible when you’re on MIUI V5/MIUI 6 stable version on your Xiaomi smartphone. So, follow the below steps to install MIUI 7 using the Updater application.

Step 1: Launch the ‘Updater’ app on your mobile and tap on Check for updates.

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Step 2: If the app shows a new update available for your device, then select the ‘Update’ option available at the bottom of the screen.

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Step 3: Once the ROM is successfully downloaded, press Reboot now.

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Step 4: There you go! You have just updated your mobile to the latest MIUI 7 OS using the OTA update.

Method 2: Flash ROM through Recovery

This method works fine for all devices running on Stable MIUI V5/ MIUI 6 versions. If you’re using China developer version/Global beta build, then you need to wipe all user data in Recovery mode before starting the below procedure.

Step 1: Download the MIUI 7 ROM based on your device model and transfer the same file to the root directory of your device’s storage.

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Step 2: Next launch the Updater app and tap the three-dot present on the top right corner and there select ‘Choose update package’. Here you need to select the ROM which you have downloaded earlier in step 1.

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Step 3: Start using the all-new MIUI 7 firmware.

Method 3: Using Mi PC Suite

Like the above methods, update using Mi PC Suite is also one of the simplest method to install MIUI 7 on Xiaomi Android smartphones. The PC Suite will not show any update if you’re on China developer ROM.

Step 1: Firstly download Mi PC Suite and install it on your Windows computer.

Step 2: Power off your device and enter into Fastbooot mode (Power button + Volume button at the same time).

Step 3: Next take a standard USB cable and connect your smartphone with PC. Launch the Mi PC Suite.

Step 4: Once your device is detected, tap on ‘Update’ present at the top right corner of the Mi PC Suite.

Step 5: You will see a new screen showing ‘Update available’. Press on ‘Update now’ to start flashing MIUI 7 ROM on your mobile.

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Step 6: Once done, disconnect the device from PC and start using the all-new MIUI 7 version.

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