Xiaomi Mi 4i is one of popular Xiaomi devices with many users using it. powered with Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 chipset and Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 + quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPUs along with Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB RAM. Many people still looking for this phone either new or second-handed due to its popularity. Many of its users are so brave to play around modifying their phones. Most of them have gained root access on it. Uh anyway, have you rooted your Mi 4i? What else have you done with your rooted Android phone? Have you installed custom ROM on it?
Well, installing custom Android ROM can sometimes be daunting due to compatibility issues since not all third-party ROMs are compatible with certain device. For you who don’t want to flash custom ROM but you expect to have modified user interface, features, and behavior on your phone, Xposed Framework can be the answer.
Xposed Framework is a root-only app allowing its users to modify many areas or parts of any Android ROM without having to cook or flash custom ROM. However, the device itself must have been rooted and custom recovery must have been installed – TWRP is recommended.
Below are steps you can follow to install Xposed Framework and Xposed Installer on Mi 4i running MIUI 7 as well as on many custom ROMs including following builds :
- xiaomi eu rom 5.11.19
- miuipro 5.9.17
- miuipro 5.11.5
- miuipro 5.11.19 (Force closed problem expected)
- miuipro 5.11.26
- miuiPolska 5.11.5
- miuiPolska 5.11.19
- miuiPolska 5.11.26
- MIUI 6.7.2 global stable
- MIUI 18.104.22.168 global stable
- MIUI 5.6.11 global dev
- MIUI 5.11.14 global dev
- MIUI 5.12.1 global dev
- MIUI 5.11.26 china dev
- Multirom stable china 7.0.3
- Multirom 5.11.26
Also read : How to install Xposed Framework on Redmi Note 3.
Installing Xposed Framework
Step 0 – Download Xposed Framework (.zip) file and Xposed Installer (.apk) file into your phone’s internal storage.
Step 1 – Install TWRP Recovery and root your device first. Read one of these tutorials :
Step 2 – Turn off your phone and then reboot your phone into TWRP Recovery by pressing Volume Up (+) and Power buttons simultaneously.
Step 3 – Create full Nandroid backup first and then reboot into TWRP again.
Step 4 – Choose “Install” from TWRP main menu.
Step 5 – Choose Xposed Framework .zip file and then do “Swipe to confirm flash“. Just wait till it fully installed.
Step 6 – Once flashed, choose “Wipe Cache/Dalvik” and then choose “Reboot” to reboot your device into MIUI system (just the usual normal mode).
Step 7 – Now open up File Manager app >> locate the Xposed Installer .apk file >> install it.
Step 8 – That’s it and enjoy.
What’s next? You can now simply look for, download, and use suitable modules you want. However, if the module download feature is not working properly then you can download it manually here. Enjoy!!