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How to Update Mi Max 2 to MIUI 8.5.6.0 Global Stable ROM

Download MIUI 8.5.6.0 Global Stable ROM for Mi Max 2: The latest MIUI version (NDDMIED) for Mi Max 2 has just been pushed out to few users via OTA and in order to update Max 2 to MIUI 8.5.6.0 version, you need to check the Device Updater app included in the phone. If that doesn’t show any updates, you can manually download and update the same by following below method using either recovery or fastboot ROM.

Recovery ROM lets you install the MIUI V8.5.6.0.NDDMIED on Mi Max 2 with the help of stock recovery via Updater app. This is in fact, the safest and recommended way to update the device. However, the fastboot ROM requires a computer access along with certain flashing applications installed to proceed with the upgrade. I will be explaining both methods but make sure that you have taken necessary precautions before that.

You may check the previous tutorial for Mi Max 2, where I shared the MIUI 8.5.5.0 Global Stable ROM manual update guide. In case you got a lower MIUI version (below 8.4), you had better flash the previous update first and then try this latest update. Here’s the link:

Mi Max 2: Download MIUI 8.5.5.0 Global Stable ROM Update

Mi Max 2 was released in June 2017 which sports a massive 6.44″ full HD display, 4GB RAM, 64/128 internal storage, and a gigantic 5300mAh battery. It boasts 12/5 MP shooters and runs on an Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU having Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 chipset. Mi Max 2 comes with Nougat 7.1.1 Android version pre-installed.

Download MIUI 8.5.6.0 Global Stable ROM for Mi Max 2

Mi Max 2 MIUI 8.5.6.0 Global Stable ROM Update

Recovery ROM Method

  1. Download MIUI 8.5.6.0 Global Stable ROM for Mi Max 2 (miui_MIMAX2Global_V8.5.6.0.NDDMIED_cbeff0a680_7.1.zip) from the above download section and copy it the root of your internal storage.
  2. Now rename the ROM zip to update.zip and open the Updater app on your device.
  3. Tap on the 3 dots on the top right corner and select ‘Choose update package‘.download miui 8.5 global stable rom
  4. It will open up the explorer. Just select the update.zip file you renamed and let the updater verify the ROM.
  5. Once the verification is done, you will be asked to reboot to recovery. Proceed with that and the phone will install the ROM package in the recovery.
  6. Once it completes the installation, the device will reboot to the system automatically.

Fastboot Method

  1. Download Mi flash tool from the above download section.
  2. Turn off the device. Press the Vol– key and the Power button at the same time to enter Fastboot mode. Then connect the device to the Windows PC/laptop via a micro USB cable.
  3. Double click on the downloaded ROM file to decompress it. Open the file folder for the decompressed ROM pack, and copy its path on the computer.
  4. Decompress the MI flash tool downloaded in Step 1, and double-click on it to install. After installation is completed, open MiFlash.exe and paste into the address bar the ROM file folder path copied in the last step.
  5. Click on the first button (circled out in yellow) to Refresh, and MiFlash should automatically recognise the device. Then click the second button (circled out in red) to flash the ROM file to the device.

Wait until the progress bar inside MiFlash turns fully green, which means the ROM has been successfully installed. Then your device should automatically boot to the new version.

Download MIUI 8.5.6.0 Global Stable ROM for Mi Max 2 from the above links and do as exactly as mentioned in the page. In case you feel any difficulty while downloading and installing MIUI 8.5.6.0 on Mi Max 2, let us know via comments.

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