How To Easily Flash Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (Just Around 7 Minute)

How To Flash Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

How To Flash Xiaomi Redmi Note 5  – Flashing is crucial for some user that have problem with their devices, something like bootloop, or dead phone. While these problem maybe can’t solved by flashing, it’s still worth to know an alternative to try fix it by yourself first. At this time I will give you an instructions how to flash Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. You also can download all necessary file at down below.


Redmi Note 5 Pro is one variant of the Redmi Note 5 which was introduced to the public last February in India. But unlike Redmi Note 5 which is a renaming of Redmi 5 Plus, Redmi Note 5 Pro is a completely different phone.

Just look at the processor used, if Redmi Note 5 using Snapdragon 625, then Redmi Note 5 Pro using Snapdragon 636 is still based octa-core but there are some improvements from Snapdragon 625. Graphics processor used is different because this time Redmi Note 5 Pro using the Adreno 509 GPU.

Another striking difference is in the camera sector used, this time Xiaomi equip Redmi Note 5 Pro with dual camera on the back. Each camera has a resolution of 12 MP and 5 MP. While the selfie camera used has a resolution of 20 MP, with a great resolution, Redmi Note 5 Pro can be one option for selfie mobile phone lovers.

For other specifications, there is no difference between the two phones. The screen still uses an 18: 9 ratio of 5.9 inches and has Full HD + resolution. There are also two choices of RAM, which are 3GB and 4GB, while the battery used has a capacity of 4000 mAh.

Make sure you read it carefully everything I say before you applied to your Redmi Note 5. Do it with your own risk.

Some problem that maybe fixed with flashing is: 

  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 bootloop
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 forgot password. 
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 lost MIUI password.
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 restart continuously. 
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 hardbrick.

Actually, most of problem that occur above is from yourself, but still there is a little chance that is system fault. So I hope this guide to flashing can fixed all of your problem, Amen. But flashing is not only about fix a problem phone, you also can try another ROM via flashing.

Some user prefer other ROM than an original one, just because they want a better experience. Alright, before we go ahead to flashing point, lets download some necessary file first.

Nama File Link
Stock ROM MIUI Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Download
USB Driver Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (adb) Download
Mi Flash Tool Download
Guide to Unlock Bootloader Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

Beside that downloaded file, you also need to confirm that your phone already unlocked, otherwise you cannot should consider open that link above to know how to unlock bootloader your Redmi Note 5. But I suggest to try check your bootloader first.

How To Check Bootloader Status Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

First, you need to download adb file above and install to your PC. After done, open c:\adb then hold and press SHIFT + right-click on that folder. Choose open command window here to process. 

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Open command window

Now turn off your phone and start to enter fastboot mode by press and hold volume down and power button together until your screen turn into picture like this. 

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fastboot logo on Xiaomi device

Now finally connect your phone to your PC via USB cable and wait for your PC to read the phone. If it’s done, type this command to your cmd window to make sure your phone already connected:

fastboot devices

A random strings will show up if your phone is connected, if that happen then you can continue to type this command :

fastboot oem device-info

But if it’s turn out that your PC can’t read your phone, maybe you should to try reinstall adb drivers to your PC or wait a little longer and recheck by typing first command.

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Looking at bootloader status

Look at cmd screen, if Device unlocked: true then it’s mean your bootloader is already unlocked. While if the result show false, then your bootloader is still locked for now and you need to unlock it to finally begin flashing process.

Another reminder to fully backup your data first before continue.

How To Flash Xiaomi Redmi Note 5

Now if you are sure your phone bootloader already unlocked, then start reading next instructions here. But reminder that the next step will probably erase all of your data, so I suggest you to do a full backup first before continue.

STEP #1. Install Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 drivers and Mi Flash Tool that you are download back then.

STEP #2. Extract Stock ROM Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 file to your PC.

STEP #3. Now open Mi Flash Tool and browse the location of your extracted Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 ROM.

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Select ROM location

STEP #4. You can pick another options at down-right side of the apps, and some of them are:

  • “flash_all” choose this option if you want to clean flash, mean all of your data and apps were gone. (recommended)
  • “flash_all_except_data_storage” choose this option if you want to flash without losing your data, only your apps.
  • “flash_all_lock” choose this option if you want a clean flash then bootloader will be locked again.
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Recommended to choose “flash_all”

STEP #5. If you’re done to picking, now turn off your phone and enter fastboot mode by press and hold volume down and power button together. Then connect your phone to your PC via USB cable.

STEP #6. Wait a second and hit repeat at Mi Flash Tool so the apps can read your phone.

STEP #7. If your phone has been detected, now hit flash to begin flashing. Wait until process end and your Redmi Note 5 should restart by itself. Please note that restart process will be a little longer than before.

Now if you are successfully unlocking bootloader and flash Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, maybe you can try to root Xiaomi Redmi Note 5. See you next time at



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