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How To Flash Redmi Note 4 Without Unlock Bootloader

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How To Flash Redmi Note 4 Without Unlock Bootloader

Do you want to learn how to flash Redmi Note 4 without unlock bootloader? If yes then keep in mind it’s not as simple as you think. Flashing Redmi Note 4 without unlock bootloader is little bit tricky but anyone can do it at their own home. No matter your Redmi Note 4 device is dead or working. Follow the tutorial and read the instruction to flash Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with or without unlock bootloader.

If you have bootloader unlocked Redmi Note 4 then you can flash Redmi Note 4 MIUI ROM using Mi flash tool easily. Same as if your Redmi Note 4 bootloader is locked then this tutorial will help you to flash MIUI fastboot rom without unlock bootloader. Off-cause, we are going to use MI flash tool to flash MIUI8/MIUI9 ROM but in different way.

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Here in this flashing guide we will show you how it’s easy to flash Redmi Note 4 into edl mode? So now flash Redmi Note 4 with locked bootloader by following two different methods. It’s 100% working and self-tested method to unbrick Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Smartphone.

Here we are assuming that your device is locked with Mi account and you can’t assess the phone setting or your redmi note 4 dead or bricked.

If you are able to access phone setting then go through the link to learn how to flash any Xiaomi devices with locked bootloader?

Important Points To Flash Redmi Note 4

  • You may use this Redmi note 4 flashing process for both locked and unlocked devices.
  • Ideally EDL mode flashing is helpful, if you are unable to unlock your device’s security lock and bootloader of your device is also locked.
  • EDL cable or test points help you to force your device to boot into edl mode. So do it properly.

Benefits To Flash Redmi Note 4

  • Unlock Mi account on Redmi note 4 [Pattern lock or Pin lock]
  • Bypass Mi cloud account on Redmi Note 4
  • Fix all types of software related issues on Redmi note 4.
  • Upgrade or downgrade Redmi Note 4 MIUI ROM.
  • Remove network or IMEI null issue etc.

Pre-Requirements To Flash MIUI Fastboot ROM On Redmi Note 4

  • Charge your device approx. 80% to prevent accidental power of in between flashing process.
  • Use working micro USB cable and check your Pc’s USB port.
  • Download flash tools, drivers and MIUI Fastboot rom for Redmi Note 4.

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Download Flash Tool, Drivers & Fastboot ROM

Mi Pc Suite [For drivers]

Mi Flash Tool

MIUI Fastboot ROM [According the device model]

Drivers Installation  & Prepare Setup

  • First off download and install Mi Pc Suite on windows pc.
  • Extract mi flash tool and install on pc properly and finally launch Mi Flash tool.

Flash Redmi Note 4 Without Unlock Bootloader

Flash MIUI ROm On Redmi note 4

Now we are describing two different methods to flash MIUI fastboot rom on Redmi Note 4 without unlock bootloader. You may use any method to flash firmware on Redmi Note 4 with locked or unlocked bootloader.

Method 01 – Flash Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Using EDL Flash Cable

Method 02 – Flash Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Using Test Points




Method 01 – Flash Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Using EDL Flash Cable

This method is more reliable if you want to flash Redmi note 4 with locked bootloader. In this method we will use deep flashing cable or Xiaomi edl cable to boot Redmi Note 4 into edl mode. Once you are ready to boot your device into edl mode, it will connect with pc as “Qualcomm HS-USB QDloader 9008”. [Check Device Manager for confirm]

Note : Buy Xiaomi EDL cable form market or you can make it at your home.

  • First off all, power off your device properly.
  • Press & hold deep flash cable [EDL cable] button and plug it with pc and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 will enter into EDL mode or Download mode automatically.
[ Once device boot into eld mode, phone screen will go blank with red LED over the top. Moreover, check “device manager” if it’s showing “Qualcomm HS-USB QDloader 9008” drivers that means you are into edl mode.]
  • Don’t unplug cable and keep it aside.
  • Now run Mi flash tool, click on refresh button and you will see Redmi note 4 connected as Com10, COM 12 or COMXX]

Qualcomm HS-USB QDLoader 9008

  • Rest of the process is same for all locked or unlocked devices.
  • Click on “Select” option and locate your MIUI Fastboot ROM which you want to flash on Redmi Note 4.

  • Finally hit on “Flash” button to flash Redmi Note 4 without unlock bootloader.

Flash Redmi Note 4 Without Unlock Bootloader

For complete process, follow the below guide to learn how to flash MIUI fastboot rom using Mi flash tool?

Method 02 – Flash Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Using Test Pont

This method may be little bit complicated for most of users. But believe me guys, you can do it easily at your home without using edl cable. Just open back cover of Redmi note 4 and find out the test point.




After that follow the below easy steps to flash Redmi Note 4 using test points.

  • First off all remove SIM tray from your device.
  • Open back cover of Redmi Note 4 safely.
  • Don’t forget to remove battery connection.
  • Check below screenshot and short both Redmi note 4 test points using any metal or any copper wire. Plug the USB cable without removing rest point connection.

redmi note 4 test ponts

  • Check device manager, if it’s showing “Qualcomm HS-USB QDloader 9008” drivers that means Redmi note 4 connected with pc into EDL mode.
  • Now follow the flashing process and flash Xiaomi redmi note 4 into edl mode using Mi flash tool.

Working of both methods are same but process is different to boot Redmi note 4 into edl mode [Qualcomm HS-USB QDloader 9008 mode].

Now you can apply any method to flash Redmi Note 4 without unlock bootloader.

Hope this guide will help you to flash Redmi Note 4 into edl mode. Don’t forget to share your experience with us after applying any above technique.

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