Android Nougat for Mi 3

Mr. Ivan is back with unofficial Android Nougat 7.1.1 ROM for Xiaomi Mi 3/4!

The Android AOSP ROM features all native features that are available on Android Nougat 7.1.1.

There is no word from Xiaomi when they’ll reveal Android Nougat based MIUI.

While waiting for the official ROM you can try this on your Mi 3/4.

Note: Xiaomi Ninja is not responsible for any kind of damages.


Bootloader unlocked device.

TWRP installed device. Click here to see how to install TWRP on Xiaomi.

Enabled USB debugging. To do this Go to Settings->Developer options

At least 70% charged phone.

Android Nougat 7.1.1. for Xiaomi Mi 3/4 download links:

Here is the step by step guideline to install Android Nougat on Mi 3/4:

Step 1: Put the downloaded ROM into device internal storage [Do not inside any folder].

Step 2: Now boot the device into TWRP recovery mode. Hold and press Volume Down+ Power Button at the same time to enter info TWRP recovery mode.

Step 3: Before proceed to flash process do a backup of your current ROM. So, that you can go back to your stock ROM if you don’t like the custom ROM. Tap on “Backup” and TWRP main menu and swipe right to perform a backup.

Step 4: Go back on TWRP main menu. Then tap on “Wipe” and swipe right to prepare your device for new ROM installation.

Step 5: Return to recovery main menu window and click on “Install”. Now navigate to the downloaded ROM file and choose it. After selecting the ROM swipe the blue button to the right to start installing.

The whole process can take up to 5-10 minutes. Once the installation is finished then reboot your device. The first boot will take more time than a normal boot.

Now you have successfully installed Android Nougat 7.1.1 on your Xiaomi Mi 3/4.


  1. Hope that mine are not silly questions 🙂

    1) this ROM is already “rooted” ?
    2) which gapps do you suggest to use ?

    Thanks in advance !

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