How to Update/Install Xiaomi Mi 9 Recovery Fastboot ROM on OTA

Xiaomi Mi 9 is launched by Xiaomi in the first week of January 2019. The design of the smartphone is slim along with a combining high performance and mobility. The display type is Super AMOLED and the size is 6.4 inches full HD screen which gives a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels. The pixel density is 394 ppi (pixels per inch) and the display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass.
The Xiaomi Mi 9 smartphone is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset and 1x 2.84 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 485 processor. Internal storage comes with a 6 GB and 8 GB RAM that supports Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI Version 10.0 for the smooth functioning of the smartphone. The internal storage is 128 GB and 256 GB. 

The following installation guide make wipe your device data. So, it is advisable to perform backup of all your important data.

How to Flash Xiaomi Mi 9 ROM

There are two different types of Mi 9 ROM – Recovery ROM and Fastboot ROM. Recovery ROM can be installed directly through updater app while Fastboot ROM requires special Mi Flash Windows application. Let’s have a look at both Mi 9 Recovery ROM and Fastboot ROM flashing tutorial.

How to Install Mi 9 Recovery ROM

1. Firstly, ensure your device is on latest Mi 9 ROM. You can check from the path Settings ➔ About phone ➔ System updates ➔ Check for updates.
2. Now you need to download Mi 9 ROM file and save it to device storage.
3. Go to App Drawer and launch ‘Updater’ app on your device.
4. From app main screen, you need to tap on three-dot menu located at the top right corner and select the option “choose update package”.
5. Here you need to choose the Mi 9 Recovery ROM file which you’ve copied to device storage.
6. Confirm! That’s it! The flashing process starts automatically. Once done, the Xiaomi phone automatically boots into Mi 9 ROM.

How to Install Mi 9 Fastboot ROM

1. Firstly, download and install Mi Flash Tool on your computer.
2. Now Download Mi 9 Fastboot ROM on your computer.
3. Turn off your device and boot into Fastboot mode. To do so, you need to power-on your device by pressing and holding “Volume Down + Power” button.
4. Once the device enters into fastboot mode, you need to connect it to PC via a standard USB cable.
5. Launch Mi Flash tool and enter the Mi 9 ROM path into the address bar.
6. Next, you need to click on ‘Refresh’ to confirm the connection.
7. Finally, click on ‘Flash’ button to start the flashing process.
8. Once done, the device automatically boots into latest Mi 9 ROM.

So, that’s the simple guide on how to update Xiaomi phone to MIi 9 ROM. If you face any kind of issues during or after the installation process, do let us know in the below comment section. Also, share the post with your friends on social networks and let them help installing MIi 9 ROM.

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