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[Tips & Tutorials] Upgrade to MIUI 10 Beta ROM from Stable ROM Without Unlocking The Bootloader!

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Hello Mi Fans,

We heard your eager requests to try the MIUI 10 Features before the Stable ROM release! Follow the below-mentioned steps to upgrade to MIUI 10 Beta ROM from MIUI Stable ROM and the good news is it doesn’t involve unlocking the bootloader or fastbooting.

Why to update to MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM?

Major Features of MIUI 10
  • Single Camera AI-Portraits
  • Whole new Design and new notification shade
  • Faster than MIUI 9
  • Nature sounds all over the system
  • And many more

Learn everything new about MIUI 10


Supported Devices List
  • Redmi 3S, Redmi Note 4 MTK (Nikel), Redmi Note 3 SD (kenzo), Redmi Note 3 Special Edition (Kate), Redmi 4X, Mi 5s, Mi Max, Mi Max Prime, Mi 5s Plus, Redmi 4A, Redmi 5A, Redmi Note 4 Qualcomm/Redmi Note 4X, Mi Max 2, Redmi Note 5A/Redmi Y1 Lite, Redmi Note 5A Prime/Redmi Y1, Redmi 5 Plus, Mi 6, Mi MIX 2, Mi 5, Mi Note 2, Mi MIX, Redmi S2, Redmi Note 5 Pro/Redmi Note 5, Mi MIX 2S, POCO F1



How to update to MIUI 10 Beta ROM from Stable ROM

Prerequisites
  • As this method wipes the user data partition (removing your apps and other data including media), backup your device first, learn how to backup here.
  • Download the Recovery ROM from below for your model & make sure the battery is charged above 60%


Steps
Step 1
Download the latest MIUI ROM file.
There is no need to do it again if you’ve already downloaded the latest ROM file.

Step 2
Connect your device to the Windows PC/laptop via a micro USB cable, and copy the ROM file downloaded in Step 1 into the folder ‘downloaded_rom’ in the internal storage of your device.

Step 3
Launch ‘Settings’ app on your device, select ‘About phone’, click ‘System update’, then press ‘three dots’ icon at the top-right corner, and select ‘choose update package’ to enter. Choose the ROM file you’ve put in ‘downloaded_rom’ in Step 2.



Step 4
After choosing the right ROM file, your device will begin upgrading. Your device should automatically boot to the new version when the update is completed.


Note
  • Do note that above mentioned method, is applicable for the supported device model listed up.





FAQ
1. Would I lose my data, including apps, media etc?
  • Yes! This version will let you update to MIUI 10 Beta ROM from Stable ROM, but do note that it wipes the user data partition and hence you are requested to backup learn here.

2. What about the other device models?
  • We will keep you posted for the availability of this method for rest of the devices.

3. What is the difference between MIUI 10 Beta ROM vs Stable ROM?
  • MIUI Beta ROM provides beta updates every Friday, which guarantees that all new features and bug fixes will reach to you before it hits the Stable Releases, and also, if you face any bugs or have any feedback you can let you feedback reach to us.


Upgrade now and keep your feedback coming!
For major bugs, please post a bug report here!


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getting this error, any help?
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exodius48 I think u use different android version. For example, android 8 can't be upgraded via updater to android 9  22:05, Dec-18-2018

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F1ras replied at 2018-9-16 23:29
yo bro i did the Same two hours ago with my mix 2s First downloaded 8.8.4 ZIP and Updated worked g ...

+1 this worked great for my Mi Mix 2S too.

Thanks for the heads up.

BTW download link for the 8.8.4 MIUI 10 global beta here:

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elitemiui187 replied at 2018-9-17 01:53
look I've been trying to update for a week . the updater app always says you can't update to a uniof ...

yo bro i did the Same two hours ago with my mix 2s First downloaded 8.8.4 ZIP and Updated worked great now on 8.9.13 with locked bootloader

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elitemiui187 replied at 2018-9-14 20:59
mi mix 2s this is what I'm getting when I try ideas on what I need to do

I've been trying since they first said we could thing is nobody here are on the team is willing to help are give advice on how to get it done

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mi mix 2s this is what I'm getting when I try ideas on what I need to do
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oyabun_wiep replied at 2018-9-14 20:05
Same problem here.
I'm on Mi Mix 2s with locked bootloader.


I tried fastboot version, still required unlock

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