The MIUI 9 Global Beta and MIUI 9 China Developer ROM is already rolling out for the first batch of devices.
If you are not eligible for OTA update then you have to flash MIUI 9 manually. Let’s see a step by step guide on installing MIUI 9 with TWRP recovery.
- TWRP installed device.
- Bootloader unlocked device.
- Enabled USB debugging. To do this Go to Settings->Developer options
- At least 70% charged phone.
Here is the step by step guide to install MIUI 9 using TWRP:
Step 1: Firstly, you need to download the ROM for your device. Click here to download the ROM.
Step 2: Put the downloaded file into device internal storage [Not inside any folder].
Step 3: Now boot the device into TWRP recovery mode. To do this press volume up and power button at the same time.
Step 4: Make a full back up of your current ROM so that we can revert back if anything goes wrong.
Here is a video guide to installing MIUI 9 with TWRP Recovery:
Step 5: After back up is done go back a tap on the wipe and then click on Advance Wipe. Then chose Dalvik, System, Data, and Cache and swipe the blue button to complete the wipe.
Step 6: Return to recovery main menu window and click on “Install”. Now navigate to the downloaded ROM file and choose it. Then swipe the blue button to start flashing.
The whole process can take 5-10 minutes. Wait for the completion and Reboot the device when flashing is finished. The first boot will take some time.