Here there are direct download links to grab MIUI 8 Global Stable ROM v126.96.36.199.MBFMIDI of both Recovery (zip) and Fastboot (tgz) build for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 codename Nikel. As we all have known, the phone is powered with Mediatek MT6797 Helio X20 chipset featuring deca-core processors (CPUs), Mali-T880 MP4 GPU, and 2GB/3GB RAM (variant dependent). The phone is shipped with MIUI 8 running on its 5.5-inches display.
Xiaomi has rolled out MIUI 8 Global Stable ROM version 188.8.131.52 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. According to its official site, the MIUI Developer team has added new feature enhancements including:
System Optimization - Ringtones and sound effects Lockscreen, Status Bar, Notification Bar Fix - Earphones icon stayed in the status bar after the earphones were disconnected Camera Optimization - Switch for starting the camera using volume buttons Settings New - Introducing Privacy protection password Other Fix - Couldn't use fingerprint payments in Alipay Fix - Scrolling screenshots issues
As usual, Xiaomi always rolls out two build of its ROM: the Fastboot ROM and Recovery ROM. Fastboot ROM is released with .tgz extension while Recovery ROM is released with .zip extension. Both builds can be used to do clean install on your MIUI device but Fastboot ROM is the one if you need to totally reinstall your phone’s Android OS. It is also useful when your phone is bricked or in bootloop state. Download MIUI ROM from direct links below:
Download Fastboot ROM
How to install? Extract the .tgz file using Winrar or 7zip and then use Mi Flash tool to flash the ROM onto your phone. Read our previous guide on how to flash MIUI Fastboot ROM (skip installation of Qualcomm driver).
Download Recovery ROM
How to install? Copy the downloaded .zip file into your phone’s internal storage and use Updater app to flash it. Read our previous guide on how to flash MIUI Recovery ROM for further details. Enjoy!