How to use Xiaomi MI Flash Tool

Updated on January 14, 2017

These are the instructions on How to use Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool to flash stock firmware on any Xiaomi Smartphone and Tablets.

Requirements: Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool will only work on the Xiaomi Devices which is running on Qualcomm Chipset. It will not support the Xiaomi Devices which are not running on Qualcomm Chipset.

Use Xiaomi MI Flash Tool

Step 1: Download and extract the Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool on your computer. After extracting the Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool, you will be able to see the following files:

xiaomi flash tool files

Step 2: Now, Open the Setup File to install Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool on your computer.

xiaomi flash tool setup

Step 3: Download and extract the Xiaomi Stock Firmware (fastboot files) on your computer. After extracting the Xiaomi Firmware, you will be able to see the similar files:

xiaomi firmware

Step 4: Now, you need to install the Xiaomi USB Driver on your Computer (you can also download the Xiaomi USB Driver separately).

xiaomi firmware driver

Step 5: Turn Off your Xiaomi Device.

Step 6: Now, You need to boot your Xiaomi Device into the Download Mode (fastboot mode). To boot into the download mode: Press and Hold Power + Volume Down button for 6-8 seconds.

Download Mode Xiaomi Device

Step 7: Once you have booted into the Download Mode, you will be able to see the following screen on your device:

xiaomi fastboot mode

Step 8: Now, Connect your Xiaomi Device to the Computer using the USB cable.

connect android device computer

Step 8: Now, Open Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool from Start Menu.

xiaomi tool open

Step 9: Once Xiaomi Mi Flash Tool is launched you will be able to see the following screen:

xiaomi mi flash tool

Step 10: Now, Click on the Select Button and locate the Firmware Folder.

xiaomi mi flash tool select

xiaomi mi fash tool select folder

Step 11: Now, Click on Flash Button to begin the Flashing Process.

xiaomi mi flash tool flash

Step 12: Once flashing process is completed, you will be able to see the Success Message in Xiaomi Flash Tool.

xiaomi mi flash tool success

Keep in Mind:

[*] Compatibility: You can follow the above tutorial to flash stock firmware on almost all the Xiaomi Devices which are running on Qualcomm Chipset.

[*] Xiaomi Stock Firmware: If you are looking for the original firmware for your device then head over to Download Xiaomi Stock Firmware for all devices page.

[*] Xiaomi USB Driver: If you are looking for the original USB Driver for your device then head over to Download Xiaomi USB Driver for all devices page.

[*] Credits: Xiaomi Flash Tool is created by Xiaomi Mobility INC. So, full credits goes to them for sharing the Flash Tool for free.

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