How to Install MIUI Global Stable ROM on Redmi Note 4/4x

How to Install MIUI Global Stable ROM on Redmi Note 4/4x

Yet again Xiaomi is rolling out another global iteration of MIUI 9 ROM. This time it is the MIUI Global ROM rolling out for various devices. Among those devices, Redmi Note 4/4x is also receiving the stable ROM update. The latest MIUI Global Stable ROM moves the build number of the device to NCFMIFA. It is more of a bugfix update. It fixes the device getting disconnected from networks while making a call. Also, the update solves the contact issues in feedback. Post this stable ROM upgrade, the notification settings not working for dual Apps issue get resolved too.

Although the stable ROM updates seeds over the air from the OEM, not all users receive it at the same time. In some cases, OTA delays to show up for a long time. Nothing to worry about that. You can download the firmware files and flash them manually to update your Redmi Note 4 device.

How to Install MIUI Global Stable ROM on Redmi Note 4/4x

Usually, you can install the MIUI Global Stable ROM on Redmi Note 4/4x using two methods. The first one is the recovery method by using the Updater App. Alternatively, you can flash the fastboot file using a utility called “Mi Flash Tool”. Below you can find the full guide to both of the methods. you can follow any of the two processes. Also, there is the official download link for both fastboot ROM and recovery ROM files that bring MIUI Global Stable ROM for Redmi Note 4/4x.

Let’s talk a bit about the Redmi Note 4 from Xiaomi. It is a lower midrange dual-SIM offering from the OEM. It flaunts a 5.50-inch display with a resolution of 1080 X 1920 pixels. The device sports 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, and runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset.

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  • These firmware files are meant for the Redmi Note 4/4x only. Do not use them on other devices.
  • TheCustomDroid will not be responsible for any internal/external damages to the device that may happen while/after following this guide.
  • Read and understand all the steps and then perform the manual update installation.
  • Make sure your phone’s battery is completely charged so as to avoid interruption in the update due to power shortage.
  • Take a complete backup of your device data, though there won’t be any loss of data in these flashing methods.
  • To flash the fastboot ROM (Method 2) you have to unlock the bootloader on your device.
  • A PC/Laptop and a micro USB cable.

Download MIUI Global Stable ROM for Redmi Note 4/4x

Here is the link to the official servers from where you can grab the MIUI v9.5.9.0 recovery ROM ZIP file and fastboot ROM.

How to Install MIUI Global Stable ROM on Redmi Note 4/4x?

As we mentioned above we will be using two methods to flash the latest MIUI 9 stable ROM on Redmi Note 4/4x. We will put up the tutorial one by one. Before that, you need to have some tools and utilities with you. Also, you have to remember a few guidelines that we have put up below.

Method 1: Flash MIUI Recovery ROM using Updater App

Step 1: First, download the full ROM recovery zip file from the download section.

Step 2: Now connect your device to the PC using the micro-USB cable.

Step 3: Copy the downloaded zip file to the phone’s storage (Internal/SD card).

Step 4: Disconnect your device once the file successfully moves to the storage.

Step 5: Go to your phone > go to the home screen > open the ‘Tools’ folder.

Step 6: Tap on the ‘Updater‘ app icon to launch it.

Step 7: Press the drop-down menu icon (3-dots) on the top-right corner of the phone’s screen.

Step 8: Select the ‘Choose update package‘ option.

Step 9: Navigate to the location where you copied the zip file in step-3.

Step 10: Select the recovery ROM zip file and press ‘Ok‘ to confirm.

Wait a while the installation process completes.

Another method to flash the ROM is via stock recovery. Let’s see how.

Method 2: Flash MIUI Fastboot ROM using Mi Flash Tool

This method is for those who are using non-MIUI software/custom ROMs, TWRP recovery, or root. It will practically replace the old OS with the stock MIUI ROM. The process is fairly simple, just download the MIUI fastboot ROM from above and follow the tutorial linked below to install it on your Redmi Note 4/4x.

» How To Update Redmi Note 4/4x to MIUI v9.5.9.0 Via Fastboot Method

So, that’s all you have to do. The installation process is fairly simple to follow. So, grab the ROM files and flash it and enjoy the latest MIUI 9 5.9.0 Global stable ROM on Redmi Note 4/4x. If you have any queries do let us know.


  1. Why my bloluetooth not detected another bluetooth device after i upgraded my miui to this new version ?

    1. Hi Rey, please try wiping the cache via stock recovery/TWRP and then check again. If it still doesn’t work, please get back to me.

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