MIUI Global Stable ROM Released for Redmi 4A (Installation Guide)


Xiaomi has released MIUI Global stable ROM for its newest device Redmi 4A to improve system performance and fix bugs found in the previous MIUI 8.2 build. The OTA (over the air) update starts rolling out for Redmi Note 4A and since the update is rolling out in phases it will take few days to get on all deices. If you cannot wait for the OTA, you can install the MIUI update manually.

Still based on the Android Marshmallow, the new MIUI update for Redmi 4A  includes few new features as well, such as swipe to delete lock screen notification, new battery saver toggle for notification shade, new home screen settings menu, etc. Below is the main changelog of MIUI Global Stable ROM.



New – Swipe to delete Lock screen notification
New – UI adjustments for toggles
New – Battery saver toggle can be added to the Notification shade
New – Home screen settings added to the Settings
New – Antivirus scans for the apps installed not from Google Play
Optimization – Lock screen PIN layout
Optimization – Changed icons for USB charging and switching keyboards
Optimization – Floating notifications won’t appear in DND mode
Fix – Notification shade issues during incoming call floating notifications
Fix – Wi-Fi page made the device freeze when it was opened for the first time
Fix – Notification shade issues
Fix – Issues with opacity after using third party themes
Fix – The first notification couldn’t be removed by a swipe
Fix – Landscape mode issues with third party themes
Fix – Part of UI for deleting apps wasn’t visible on light backgrounds
Fix – Minor adjustments for animations in the Launcher

The MIUI Global stable ROM recovery and fasboot images are now available for download. Read on to know how to install the ROM (recovery/fastboot) manually.

Note: The MIUI is for Redmi 4A only. They are not for Redmi 4 and Redmi 4 Prime.

Note: Backup important data you have on the phone before flashing.

How to Install MIUI 8 Global Stable ROM on Redmi 4A

Recovery Method (Recommended)

1. Download MIUI 8 Global Stable ROM Recovery image from here for Redmi 4A.

2. Save the recovery image file on Redmi 4A’s internal memory.

3. Launch the ‘Updater’ app on your phone, tap on 3 horizontal dots (…) at the top-right corner, select ‘Choose update package’ and then select the ROM zip file you have just saved.

4. Your device will start updating and will reboot after finishing the update. Enjoy!

Fastboot Method

1. Download MIUI 8 Global Stable MCCMIDL Fastboot ROM from here and follow this or this installation instruction. (Source – MIUI)