One problem faced by all Redmi Note 3 MTK users is the fact that every MIUI ROM released for the device is always China ROM either Stable or Developer build. Users who want to have their own local language on their “Hennessy” phones need to flash custom MIUI ROM like the one released by Xiaomi.eu community. We have seen one build that has been modded heavily and has been made more awesome than the stock ROM. In this article you will see a short step-by-step guide on how to flash custom MIUI ROM v188.8.131.52 on Redmi Note 3 MediaTek.
Also read : How to root Redmi Note 3 MediaTek on any latest MIUI.
- You will need a Redmi Note 3 MTK device. It should have been rooted and having officially unlocked bootloader.
- A USB cable is needed to establish connection between your device and your PC.
- A Windows-based PC.
- Download ADB USB Drivers or Mi PC Suite. Just download and install either one.
- Download SP Flash tool – A Windows-based tool to flash ROM on MediaTek devices. Install it on your computer.
- Download MIUI 184.108.40.206 Multilanguage ROM into your computer and extract the package using Winzip or Winrar.
- Enable USB Debugging on your phone.
How to Flash
Step 1 – Open up SP Flash Tool on your computer.
Step 2 – Click on the Download Tab.
Step 3 – Click on the “Download Agent” button to choose the download agent file. Choose DA_SWSEC.bin from the SP Flash folder.
Step 4 – Click on the “Scatter-loading” button to choose the scatter .txt file. Choose MT6795_Android_scatter.txt file from ROM images folder you have extracted.
Step 5 – Untick / uncheck Preloader and also uncheck Recovery (if you want to keep your custom recovery).
Step 6 – Also select the “Download Only” option.
Step 7 – Click the “Download” button.
Step 8 – Now grab your phone, and turn it off.
Step 9 – Connect the USB cable to your PC USB port but do not connect it to your phone yet.
Step 10 – Press and hold the Volume Down (-) button simultaneously and connect the other end of USB cable to your phone. Release the Volume Down button when you have seen the Red bar.
Step 11 – As soon as SP Flash tool recognizes your phone, it will then start the flashing process indicated with Yellow bar.
Step 12 – Wait till the whole ROM flashing process completed. You will see that the progress bar reached 100% and it turns green.
Step 13 – You may now disconnect your phone from PC and turn it on by pressing the Power button as usual.
Please remember that the first time your phone booting may require longer time than usual. That’s all. You can start exploring the newly installed modded MIUI 7 ROM on your MediaTek device. Again, the ROM is heavily modded. It has not only several languages preinstalled but also many other tweaks like XPosed Framework modules, DolbyAtmos, Camera Mode, and so on. Therefore, just make sure you explorer all of its features.
Credits and thanks belong to Quakze and Xiaomi.eu.