MIUI 6 Global ROM for Redmi 1S Now Available – Installation Instructions

A few days back, we shared a quick guide on how you can install MIUI 6 on Xiaomi Redmi 1S by flashing the MIUI 6 Developer ROM from China. Well, if you were looking for the Global MIUI 6 for Redmi 1S then your wait is over now! Xiaomi global team has just announced MIUI v6 global beta build for Redmi 1S that will receive regular updates every 2 weeks on basis of feedback gathered from Mi fans and forum community. The MIUI 6 ROM with build version 5.4.10 isn’t currently listed on the Mi download portal but a direct link to it is available.


Here are some of the known issues with the latest beta build:

  1. Phone occasionally has difficulty connecting to network after restarting
  2. Phone battery occasionally drops quickly after rebooting

We’re unsure regarding the availability of this ROM through OTA as it’s a beta build. It is still very stable though and can be used as a daily driver by Redmi 1S users. Interested users can find quick and simple instructions below to install MIUI 6. It neither wipes your data nor removes any of the installed apps, settings, etc. so you can proceed without much caution.

Installing MIUI 6 Global ROM on Redmi 1S directly through Updater –

1. Download MIUI v6 global beta build. (Size: 587 MB)

2. Place the downloaded ROM file in the downloaded_rom folder on internal storage.

3. Open Updater app, press the Menu button. Then tap on ‘Select update package’ option and choose the downloaded ROM (miui_HM1SWCGlobal_5.4.10_6189e20e98_4.4.zip). Click on the ‘Update’ option, wait for the update to complete and then click on Reboot to finish.

Voila! After rebooting your Redmi 1S should load up with MIUI 6’s entirely new flat user interface.

Here are few screenshots:

MI_20150413_160250   MI_20150413_160622


Mayur Agarwal is the founder and editor of WebTrickz. He is a Tech enthusiast and an Internet freak who loves to try out new gadgets and smartphones. You will usually find him sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter where he is extremely active.

9 Responses

  1. adithya says:

    Can u say how the beta version feels on redmi……what are the problems you\’ve found?

  2. subrato says:

    Hey hi…
    I have installed this global rom yesterday… Everything seems fine but the ram management is very poor..
    No heating issue at all…but its been come back to non-root mood….!!!!so can u please tell me how can i root it again.. Plzzzz

  3. prabir says:

    Will you please tell me , how can i go back to miui v5 stable ?

  4. Ashok says:

    How can I root my phone root access not working after update

  5. muthu says:

    mine went onto bootloop

  6. Haseeb yousuf says:

    Unable to flash miui6.. The update stops at 98% and then shows “can’t find update. Zip file”…….plzz help

    • vivek says:

      dont do it that way try switching off the phone and then going into recovery mode by pressing volume up button and power button

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