Download MIUI 12 for Redmi 5

There is a good news that the Redmi 5 has received MIUI 12 update. This guide provides a direct download link and a step-by-step guide on how to install MIUI 12 on Redmi 5. This MIUI 12 port for Redmi 5 is brought to you by ElDorado.

This latest MIUI 12 download is announced lately for many devices but not the Redmi 5. This page will be updated with the other future updates of MIUI 12 for the device.

MIUI 12 for Redmi 5

[su_note note_color=”#F9D9D9″ text_color=”#AA4343″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””]Currently this is just a release of the new MIUI which may not be stable enough to be used as a daily driver. So, make sure that you keep a copy of the stable MIUI for your phone.

This update requires an unlocked bootloader, so you should consider keeping a backup of all the data on your phone.[/su_note]

MIUI 12 Features

The latest MIUI 12 has loads of features those are unmathced with any other custom ROM available out there.
Below are some the noteworthy key features from MIUI 12:

  • Dynamic weather that changes the screen based on realtime climate on your place
  • New icon animations and visually appealing graphics
  • Certified Privacy protection features
  • Application behavior is reported to the user to take more control on what to allow and what to restrict
  • High risk behaviors are directly stopped without intervention of the user
  • Picture-in-Picture (PIP) application window
  • System wide dark theme that supports thousands of Apps
  • Huawei Health now provides Automatic health recording statistics at a very minimal power consumption
  • Many more teeny tiny features like Game acceleration, Upcoming: a built-in task organiser and reminder, Smart travel for travel reminders, minimalistic mode for elders etc.

Redmi 5 MIUI 12 Update Information

This is the latest MIUI 12 version for the phone and below the details of the current released update file:

  • Build date: 30th April 2020
  • Security patch: April 2020
  • Build version: 20.4.30
  • Android version: Android 9
  • File size: 1.4 GB
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Where to Download MIUI 12 for Redmi 5?

Below is a direct link to download the recovery flashable OTA zip file:


How To Install MIUI 12 on Redmi 5?

[su_note note_color=”#F9D9D9″ text_color=”#AA4343″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””]If you don’t know what you are doing, STOP right here!. If you still proceed, don’t blame me for any consequences.[/su_note]
  1. Download the Redmi 5 MIUI 12 zip file and keep it in your PC (for ADB Sideload method) or copy it to the thone.
  2. Boot into the TWRP Recovery (with SAR support) to install MIUI 12 on Redmi 5.
    [su_note note_color=”#D7E3F4″ text_color=”#728095″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””]- Make sure to have a Custom recovery like a TWRP recovery or any other custom recovery.
    – If not then unlock bootloader and then download the TWRP recovery from Downloads link and follow the guide to install TWRP (it’s a generic guide which will work for TWRP as well as any other recovery)[/su_note]
  3. Wipe system, data, and cache partition.
    [su_note note_color=”#D7E3F4″ text_color=”#728095″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””]- Here is a guide explaining how to wipe using TWRP recovery.[/su_note] [su_note note_color=”#F9D9D9″ text_color=”#AA4343″ radius=”3″ class=”” id=””]This will delete all your data on your phone. You may consider complete backup of your phone data or take a NANDROID backup of the current ROM
    Backup data on Android
    NANDROID backup on TWRP recovery[/su_note]
  4. ADB sideload the MIUI 12 zip file
    If ADB sideload is not working on recovery, just flash the zip using TWRP or the recovery you are using.
  5. Once installed, reboot the phone and enjoy MIUI 12 update on Redmi 5.

Once the installation is completed the phone will restart automatically. In case you face any problem installing this MIUI 12 update on Redmi 5, you can login and leave a reply with your concern to get a reply.

Stay tuned or visit the Redmi 5 (rosy) page for other device specific topics.

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