Xiaomi released the Nougat Update for Mi 5 for China Variant. The Mi 5 Nougat update based on MIUI 8 6.12.8 China Developer ROM and rolling out via OTA. Here we share OTA, as well as full Nougat Fastboot image for Mi 5 with that anyone can Update Mi 5 to Android Nougat Manually. This file can be flashed via on China as well as International variant. The full Recovery ROM for Mi 5 will be available soon but the Nougat OTA and Fastboot file Mi 5 is available which can be flashed via the latest version via Recovery or Mi Flash Tool. You can wait for the OTA or Update Mi 5 to Android Nougat manually.

The latest Android Nougat update is already available for many devices including Moto G4 Plus, Huawei Mate 8, and Galaxy S7 Edge. And now Android Nougat Update for Mi 5 is now available. You have to download MIUI 8 6.12.8 China Developer ROM for Mi 5 to update Mi 5 to Android 7.0 Nougat manually.

How to Update Mi 5 to Android Nougat Manually (MIUI 8 6.12.8)

The new Android 7.0 Nougat Update for Mi 5 packed with features all Android Nougat features like Multiwindow, Doze, Improved Notifications, New Messaging Apps, Seamless update, Vulkan API, along with system-level changes for Gallery, Contacts, and Settings. Download Android 7.0 Nougat Fastboot file for Mi 5 from below.

mi5 nougat

MIUI 6.12.8 Features and Changelogs – 

  • Highlights
    New – Black and white colors for doodles (12-05)
    New – Limit the number of devices which can connect to your personal hotspot (12-08)
  • Lockscreen, Status Bar, Notification Bar
    Fix – Landscape mode issues with third party themes (12-06)
  • Gallery
    New – Black and white colors for doodles (12-05)
  • Weather
    Optimization – Home page animation adjustments (12-06)
    Optimization – UI improvements for selecting cities (12-06)
  • Settings
    New – Limit the number of devices which can connect to your personal hotspot (12-08)
  • Market
    Fix – Automatic updates were interrupted when App Store was stopped (12-08)
  • Security
    Fix – Power saving features kept working after quitting Game speed boost (12-07)

Download MIUI 8 6.12.8 for Mi 5

  • Download Nougat OTA Zip for Mi 5 MIUI 8 v6.12.8 – Official
  • Full Nougat Fastboot file for Mi 5 – Download

Note:-

  • Follow the steps correctly otherwise you may brick your device. We are not responsible for any damage to your phone.
  • Take a complete backup of your phone for safer side and then proceed.
  • Ensure that your phone has at least 50-60% charged to prevent the accidental shutdown in-between the process.

How to Update Mi 5 to Android Nougat Manually –

For Recovery ROM

1) Download Nougat Recovery ROM for Mi 5 from above and save it on your device.

2) Now launch ‘Updater‘ app on your device.

3) Now click on the three-dot menu (‘…’ icon) at the top-right corner, and select the ‘choose update package‘.

4) Done. Your device will reboot on the latest version.

For Fastboot ROM

1) First, Download Mi Flash Tool, extract it and install it on your PC.

2) Now download MIUI 8 Fastboot ROM for your device from above.

3) Now boot your device into Fastboot mode by pressing ‘Volume Down + Power‘ button.

4) Connect your device to PC via micro USB cable.

5) Now extract the Fastboot ROM and copy its path on the PC.

6) Now open MI Flash Tool and Paste the address bar of the ROM file folder path copied from above.

Mi Flash

7) First, click on the ‘Refresh‘ button (It will automatically recognize your device) and then click on the ‘Flash‘ button to flash MIUI 8 6.12.8 China Developer ROM on Mi 5.

Mi Flash

8) Wait for some time to complete the process.

9) Done. Your device will boot on the latest version.

So Download MIUI 8 6.12.8 ROM for Mi 5 to Update Mi 5 to Android Nougat Manually. If you have any doubts comment below.

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Sumit is a Tech and Gadget freak and loves writing about Android and iOS, his favourite past time is playing video games.

3 Comments

  1. alishadlou Reply

    hi
    its for china version only or i can flash on my international mi5 variant ?

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