After the launch of Xiaomi Mi 11i on — we shared content here on APKMayor about the MI 11I full specifications, its amazing features and purchase price in online and offline stores for lovers of Xiaomi. In another post, we talk about how users can carry out a do-it-yourself (DIY) guide on how to soft reset or hard reset the MI 11I as the case may when the need arise like if it starts to become unresponsive or before gifting it out to a friend or family for use.
Now as earlier explained in our “Essential App issues and Fixings” and “Quick Fixing Guide” that shows steps for the camera, wifi, Bluetooth, etc. You should note that not all issues on your Xiaomi Mi 11i require flashing. We strongly advise that for phones still under warrantee the users should first locate the nearest service center for them to troubleshoot, fix or replace and the case may be. But if you have tried that already and it failed then, you should probably opt-in for formatting in this case I will show you how to use Android Flash Tool to format your Mi 11i.
Easy Steps on how to flash Xiaomi Mi 11i Back to Its Factory State:
Step 1: You need to download and install Xiaomi USB drivers here.
Step 2: You need to download and install Odin (make sure it’s the latest version) here.
Step 3: Now you need to extract the ROM you downloaded for the phone you want to download, you can get any ROM you want to use here.
Step 4: Now please make sure only Auto Reboot and F. Reset Time is ticked.
Step 5: Now you need to put your phone into download mode by pressing the volume down, Home, Power key and the volume up button.
Step 6: Now on the screen you will see a yellow triangle to get into odin mode.
Step 7: Now connect the device to the computer, and then Added will be seen showing the device has just connected successfully.
Step 8: Now click on AP (this is for new version of Odin), or click on PDA (this is for older version of Odin), but using the new version is recommended.
Step 9: Now you need to navigate to the folder containing the ROM of the device you want to flash.
Step 10: Now select the ROM (Roms name for Xiaomi always ends with .tar or .md5).
Step 11: Now just wait for Odin to process the ROM and after that click on Start.
Step 12: Now the flashing or upgrading process will begin. Now you will see a green progress bar at the top left.
Step 13: Upgrading or Flashing may take up to 8 minutes (using a laptop is more preferable because of electricity shortage).
Step 14: Now if you see Pass at the top of Odin that means you have successfully upgraded or flash your device.
Step 15: Now the device will reboot, and booting up may take longer time, but if it does not reboot, switch off the device and do a factory reset.
Step 16: For a factory reset press the volume up, Home, and power button, and you will see factory reset, scroll down and select yes.
Just before you follow the tips below to upgrade or downgrade your XIAOMI MI 11I. Do a backup of your personal data:
- Do a manual backup regularly of your Xiaomi Mi 11i following our guide with data or Wi-Fi connection.
- Users can also a backup of Xiaomi Mi 11i offline – without an internet connection following the other guide.
Tips to Remember:
- This update is meant for Xiaomi Mi 11i users only.
- TWRP Recovery is a good alternative on how to upgrade your device if you don’t want to do it the normal way. Here is a post on TWRP Recovery.
- APKMayor is in no way responsible for any damage you might have on your Xiaomi Mi 11i while installing the update.
- The usual upgrade steps requirethe use of a PC or Laptop to carry out the firmware flashing.
- Ensure that you have updated and working USB drivers installed.
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