How To Flash Any Xiaomi Device Without Unlock Bootloader

Hey Xiaomi users, learn how to flash any Xiaomi device without dead risk. Most important is that it’s not required unlock bootloader. Yes, flash any Xiaomi device without unlocking bootloader. Simply boot device into edl mode and flash fastboot ROM to unbrick any device. It’s an working universal method to unbrick any Xiaomi device.

Sometimes it may possible that your Xiaomi device stuck on bootlopp, hang on Mi logo or getting any software related issues or asking to verify mi account credntials etc. Just flash Xiaomi fastboot ROM by folloing this guide and fix all typrs of problems on your own Xiaomi devices.

Please Note : This Xiaomi flashing method can be use to flash any Xiaomi device with or without unlock bootloader through edl mode. Don’t try to use “MIUI recovery ROM”, this method supports only MIUI Fastboot ROM Only.

It’s really a big question that is it possible to flash Xiaomi devices without unlocking bootloader? Answer is Yes, you can flash flastboot rom without unlocking bootloader. Moreover, it’s an universal method for all new and older Xiaomi Smartphones. Basic difference is that it works on edl mode. You may use edl cable or edl bat file to boot any Xiaomi device into edl mode. But if you device is unlocked [Bootloader] then use “Mi flash tool” to flash MIUI ROM into fastboot

Best Conditions To Use EDl Fastboot ROM Flashing Method

  • Method is more useful, if bootloader is unlock. [works perfectly on both locked or unlocked bootloader]
  • Use the method, If device is brick or unable to boot or stuck on booloop.
  • If USB debugging is not enabled or unable to open device to enable USB debugging.
  • Moreover, method can be use if Xiaomi is asking to verify Mi account. [Unlock or bypass Mi account]

Learn how to boot Xiaomi devices into edl mode – different methods

Benefits To Flash Fastboot ROM On Xiaomi / Redmi

  • Unbrick any xiaomi device.
  • Fix any software related issues on the device.
  • Remove virus from any Xiaomi device by flashing fastboot rom.
  • Bypass or remove “Mi cloud account” from Xiaomi / redmi devices.
  • Downgrade or upgrade MIUI version by flash MIUI fastboot ROM.

Important About Topic

  • Flash fastboot rom without unlock bootloader.
  • Flash fastboot ROM without enable usb debugging and oem lock.
  • Use only Xiaomi Fastboot MIUI ROM only [ Don’t use recovery ROM]
  • Mi Flash tool for fastboot rom flash.

Download MIUI Fastboot ROM & Flash tools

Remember, you have to use only supported MIUI fastboot ROM only. For example, if you are using Redmi 4 then download only MIUI Fastboot ROM for Redmi 4. Same as if you are going to flash Redmi Note 4 then download Redmi Note 4 MIUI fastboot ROM only. Wrong or unsupported ROM flashing may brick your device permanently.

[Don’t try to flash unsupported MIUI fastboot ROM.]

Download MIUI Fastboot ROM [All Version]

Download MI Pc Suite [Optional]

Fastboot to EDL Script

Mi flash Tool [Latest Version]

[Please notify us if you found link broken]

How To Flash Fastboot ROM With Locked Bootloader

As we already told you, if you don’t have bootloader unlocked device then use this method to flash fastboot rom with locked bootloader. No need to unlock bootloader and also no need to enable USB debugging. You have to boot your Xiaomi device into edl mode using simple script and then follow the instructions as it is.

  • First of all download “Mi Pc Suite” to install USB drivers [ if already installed, skip the step]
  • Extract “Mi flash tool” zip file, install it on pc.
  • Again extract the “Fastboot to EDL” script on pc.

It’s a important step, so do it properly……………………………..

  • Just Extract the downloaded “MIUI fastboot ROM” on pc.

  • Now select the extracted file and rename the extension with .zip

For Example –

Before Rename – kenoz_global_image_v8.1.1.0.MHOMIDI_000000_6.0_global_704769862

After Rename –

  • In next step, extract the above file again. [ You will see a new folder with all flash files]

  • Ok now, click on “Start” button >> and open command window as administrator and run the below command.

Bcedit /set testing on

[Command will disable driver signature enforcement on pc]
  • Restart the pc for once. [ Pc reboot is must]
  • Same as, power of the device properly and boot it into fastboot mode.
[Power off >> Press & Hold Volume down + power key together at the same time until you see the Mi logo]

xiaomi fastboot mode

  • Connect the device with pc via USB cable [ device must be into fastboot mode]
  • Go to pc again and run “edl” batch file for once.
Note :

  • Script will boot device into edl mode from fastboot mode
  • Device will show black screen.
  • You can see red led blinking on the device. It’s an edl mode.
  • Next, click on “Select” button and browse the “MIUI Fastboot ROM” from firmware folder.
  • How To Use Mi Flash Tool

    flash MIUI fastboot ROM using Mi flash tool

    • Open “Mi flash tool”, click on “refresh” button and you will see COMPORT on the flash tool.

    how to use MI flash tool to flash MIUI fastboot ROM

    • In the final step, click on “Flash” button to start MIUI fastboot Rom flashing process.
    • It may take approx 10 to 15 minutes to complete the whole process.
    • Finally, you will see a “Success” message. Flash completed.

    • Device will reboot automatically, if not then reboot it manually.

    After flashing the MIUI fastboot ROM, it will take more time to reboot. So sit back without doing anything.

    That’s a complete method to flash MIUI fastboot rom without unlocking bootloader. If you don’t have unlock bootloader then flash MIUI fastboot ROM into edl mode to unbrick any Xiaomi devices.

    It’s a 100% working and tested universal MIUI fastboot Rom flashing method.

    Hope this universal method will help you to flash any Xiaomi device with lock bootloader.

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    8 thoughts on “How To Flash Any Xiaomi Device Without Unlock Bootloader”

    1. Dear people!

      Thank you very much for the procedure of “How to flash any Xiaomi device without unlocking bootloader”. I have read through the procedure and I think I will be able to follow it. It looks pretty strait forward. Before I do so, I would like to ask you if you could please tell me the following:

      After I complete your method to flash MIUI fastboot rom without unlocking bootloader will I be able to flash a custom recovery for my Redmi note 4? All I am trying to do is to root my phone. Before I do the rooting procedure I am told to flash custom recovery. So, can you please tell me if I will be able to root my phone after following your procedure?
      I cannot stand bloatware and want to delete it from my new phone as well as install the latest rom.

      Thank you very much for your time. Have a great day!

      Kindest regards,

    2. This method does not work on MI A1 android one global version. Even EDL mode does not make the lock bootloader. Maybe I have a bad firmware or a MIUI version. Any 100% instructions?

      • Basically Mi A1 is android one mobile phone and it’s OS quite different from official Xiaomi. But for MI A1 no need to boot the device into edl mode, simply.

        Follow the link and unlock boot loader without mi flash unlock tool []

        Flash Mi A1 []

    3. I don’t know i didn’t try but in my opinion I don’t think it’s not possible, bcoz i asked and read many articles have unlock bootloader and i asked xaiomi customers care online they also said not possible…. This article making coZ views i?


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