Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 can be updated now to Android 7.1.1 Nougat via Mokee open source custom ROM. MoKee Open Source is the biggest non-profit Android Open Source development team in China and developed the latest build from Google closely and improved various parts of Android according to the user habits. Now you can test the latest Android OS experience on your device. This latest custom ROM is very stable and brings tons of features and improvements. Also, the custom firmware is very impressive. This ROM is not officially announced by Xiaomi but just a custom ROM which is developed by third party developers. Make sure that your device is rooted and installed with the latest version of a custom recovery like TWRP or CWM (ClockworkMod) to flash this Mokee open source custom ROM on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4.
By following this step by step tutorial, you can update Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 to Mokee open source Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM. This custom firmware comes with many new features, changes and also bring some aftermarket features to play and modify your device. The official firmware is good but custom ROMs provide a better experience and some extra features which are not possible to find in official firmware and you can user full flash your device. Before proceeding, don’t forget to take a full backup of all your valuable data because while flashing this ROM, your entire data will be wiped clean. If you are interested in installing Mokee open source Android 7.1.1 Nougat custom ROM on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 then go ahead and follow the given steps.
The Mokee open source Android 7.1.1 custom ROM and the instructions given in this guide can be used only for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. Check the model number of your Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 from Settings > About Phone.
Before Getting Started:
- Create a proper backup of all your existing data and settings on the phone before proceeding to the installation guide using a recommended custom recovery.
- Enable USB Debugging Mode on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 by navigating to Settings > Developer Options.
- Verify that you’ve correctly installed the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 USB Drivers on the PC.
- The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 should be rooted with the latest version of a custom recovery like CWM or TWRP installed.
- The bootloader of your Note 4 must be unlocked.
- Make sure that the battery level of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is at least above 80% before going ahead.
Steps to Flash Android 7.1.1 Mokee open source Nougat on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4:
Step No 1: – First, download Mokee open source Android 7.1.1 custom ROM (MK71.1-mido-201703201715-UNOFFICIAL.zip) for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 on the desktop of the PC.
Step No 2: – Plug your device to the PC using its USB data cable and mount its USB memory storage.
Step No 3: – Transfer Mokee open source Android 7.1.1 ROM .zip file which you’ve already downloaded from the above links to the root folder of your SD card on the phone.
Step No 4: – Unplug the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 from the PC and power it OFF to boot into Recovery Mode.
Step No 5: – Power ON the device while pressing and holding Volume Up + Home + Power buttons at the same time to enter into Recovery Mode.
Step No 6: – While your device is now in CWM Recovery, perform wipe data/factory reset, wipe cache partition and wipe dalvik cache also by navigating to Advanced > Wipe Dalvik Cache.
Note: – wipe dalvik cache will help you to prevent boot loops and other errors while ROM installation.
Step No 7: – Go back to the main Recovery Menu and choose to install zip from SD card → choose zip from sd card.
Step No 8: – Navigate to the Mokee open source Android 7.1.1 custom ROM .zip file which you’ve already transferred to the SD card of your device previously. Select the ROM .zip file using the Power button and confirm the installation to begin.
Step No 9:- Navigate to +++++Go Back+++++ once the installation is completed. From Recovery Menu, reboot your device by selecting reboot system now.
Your Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 will be rebooted and may take about 4 to 5 minutes to boot for the first time after installation.
Done! You’ve successfully updated Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 to the latest Mokee open source Android 7.1.1 ROM.