Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

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Pick up a Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro for a great price HERE

How to boot into fastboot mode

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  1. Power off the device
  2. press and hold the volume down and then power buttons and keep holding them until you see the fastboot screen
  3. you are now in fastboot mode if you need to enter EDL Mode to unbrick your device download FASTBOOT-EDL-MODE.ZIP and click on the edl.cmd file for windows only.

How to boot into sideload mode

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  1. Power off the device
  2. press and hold the volume up and power buttons until you see the MI logo then release the power button and continue to holder the volume up button
  3. you are now in adb sideload mode on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 3.

How to boot into Test Mode

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  1. Power off the device
  2. press and hold Volume up and down then the power button until you see the MI logo then release the power button and continue to holder the volume up and down
  3. you are now in Test Mode see picture above.

If you need files and and drivers for this device check HERE also HERE is a great place to check out and another one HERE

 

System Update

NOTE

Please wipe all data in Recovery mode if you want to update to a discontinuous ROM version, or downgrade to an older ROM version using MIUI full ROM pack.

Step 1

Download the latest MIUI ROM file Download here
There is no need to do it again if you’ve already downloaded the latest ROM file.

Step 2

Connect your device to the Windows PC/laptop via a micro USB cable, and copy the ROM file downloaded in Step 1 into the folder ‘downloaded_rom’ in the internal storage of your device.

Step 3

Launch ‘Updater’ app on your device:
MIUI 6:Click the ‘…’ icon at the top-right corner, select ‘Choose update package’, and choose the ROM file you’ve put in ‘downloaded_rom’ in Step 2.
MIUI V5:Press the Menu button, select ‘Choose update package’, and choose the ROM file you’ve put in ‘downloaded_rom’ in Step 2.

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Step 4

After choosing the right ROM file, your device will begin upgrading. Your device should automatically boot to the new version when the update is completed.

 

Recovery Update

NOTE

Please wipe all data in Recovery mode if you want to update to a discontinuous ROM version, or downgrade to an older ROM version using MIUI full ROM pack. Due to the differences in Recovery interface, this method is not applicable to some Redmi MTK devices and devices with locked bootloader.

Step 1

Download the latest MIUI ROM file Download here
Rename the downloaded ROM file to ‘update.zip’ on the computer.

Step 2

Connect your device to the Windows PC/laptop via a micro USB cable, and copy the ROM file downloaded and renamed in Step 1 into the root directory of the internal storage of your device. (Do not put it in any folder)

Step 3

Enter the Recovery mode of your device. There are 2 methods to do it as follows:
Method 1: Launch ‘Updater’ app on your device, click the ‘…’ icon at the top-right corner, and select ‘Reboot to Recovery mode’ to enter.
Method 2: You can also turn off your device and then hold both Volume+ button and Power button at the same time to enter Recovery mode.
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Step 4

In Recovery mode, you can use Volume +/- to select up/down, and Power button to confirm.
After entering Recovery mode, choose the language you use, select ‘Install update.zip to System One’ and confirm, and then your device will begin updating automatically. Wait until the update is completed, choose ‘Reboot to System One’, and then your device should boot to the new version.
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Fastboot Update

NOTE Click here to watch VIDEO

A Windows PC/laptop will be needed for the following steps. Make sure that your device is fully charged or has enough power for this process. This guide will help you update your device to the latest MIUI ROM version. All user data will be purged in this process. Please back up your data and think twice before proceeding.

Step 1

Download MIUI ROM Flashing Tool (Size:27M, 64a2b6f5620db2bf249dac0ce2017428). If your device is locked. please click here to unlock it first.

Step 2

Turn off the device. Press the Volume– key and the Power button at the same time to enter Fastboot mode. Then connect the device to the Windows PC/laptop via a micro USB cable

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Step 4

Double click on the downloaded ROM file to decompress it. Open the file folder for the decompressed ROM pack, and copy its path on the computer.

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Step 5

Decompress the MIUI ROM flashing tool downloaded in Step 1, and double click on it to install (if there is security warning, select ‘Run’). After installation is completed, open MiFlash.exe and paste into the address bar the ROM file folder path copied in the last step.
Click on the first button (circled out in yellow) to Refresh, and MiFlash should automatically recognize the device. Then click the second button (circled out in red) to flash the ROM file to the device.

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Step 6

Wait until the progress bar inside MiFlash turns fully green, which means the ROM has been successfully installed. Then your device should automatically boot to the new version.

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Manage your MI Account HERE