Install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop ROM On Xiaomi Mi Note With TWRP & CWM Recovery

Install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop ROM On Xiaomi Mi Note With TWRP & CWM Recovery

Install Android 5.1.1 Lollipop ROM On Xiaomi Mi Note With TWRP & CWM Recovery

If you are a Xiaomi Mi Note user then we got some good news for you. You can now enjoy the latest build of Android 5.1.1 based MIUI ROM on your device. YOu can use it with TWRP & CWM recovery. This has been introduced by the MIUI forum member IVAN. You will be happy to know that Mi Note users don’t have to use that bloatware filled builds of android rather this android 5.1.1 based MIUI ROM with dual SIM support.

Note : People who don’t get the Chinese UI script with TWRP installed are requested to use the English Version of CWM recovery with working dual boot capability. One thing you need to note that this ROM is still under development and it might show some bugs time to time. Let’s see few of the common bugs:

Common bugs: Switching between data services of two SIMS while using the phone. In order to solve this yopu should try to switch airplane mode on or off to solve this issue
You can’t take a photo while recording video at 4K but you can if the resolution is 1080p
If system sensors are not working, reboot your device to solve the problem.

How to install android lollipop on Xiaomi Mi


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  • You warranty will void


CWM Recovery for Xiaomi Mi Note

Android 5.1.1 MIUI ROM for Xiaomi Mi Note

TWRP recovery for Xiaomi Mi Note (Chinese version)


Steps on How to flash Android 5.1.1 MIUI ROM On Xiaomi Mi Note

Step 1: At first you have to install the necessary ADB & Fastboot tools on your computer and the you have ot download the MIUI ROM to you computer’s desktop

Step 2: Now connect your phone to the computer via USB cable

Step 3: Then Power Off your Xiaomi Phone and the boot your device into fastboot mode by pressing and holding Volume Down & Power Buttons together

Step 4:  After that, in order to flash the ROM you need to enter the following code below :

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fastboot boot recovery twrp-MiNote-2015-03-19-recovery.img


When you first boot in the recovery mode , it will load the system 1 image. Just wait till the system 1 is fully accessible, then select the image and reboot

Step 5: As you have rebooted with the system 1, you are now inside the recovery screen
Step 6: Now choose the wipe data to cleare all the user data. Note that you should not perform “format data” under Advanced option
Step 7: Now return to main recovery page and the choose the installation zip file

Step 8: Now you will see some onscreen instruction to complete the flashing of the ROM.

Note: However, users are who are expert can employ the sideload method via ADB option under Advanced Menu in recovery

[Source: MIUI forum via XDA]

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