October 14, 2014

Install CyanogenMod 11 on Xiaomi Mi3 Android Smartphone

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If you are a regular reader of this Blog then you would know very well about our all previous Xiaomi Mi3 tips and tricks or Xiaomi Mi3 tutorials. Today again i am here with a very helpful tutorial in which i will explain you - how to install CyanogenMod 11 on Xiaomi Mi3 phone.

We all know that CyanogenMod 11 (also called CM 11) is one of the best and most useful custom ROM that comes with several significant features. That's why almost all the android users like to use it on their android smartphone.

Many Xiaomi Mi3 users has already installed in on their smartphone and enjoying its helpful services. Recently, if you have also purchased Xiaomi Mi3 and wish to install CyanogenMod 11 on your android phone then this tutorial has just created for you.

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CyanogenMod 11 installation on Xiaomi Mi3 guide is very simple, only you have to flash the zip file on your android phone and then Google app package to install the Google apps. Since, Google applications are not associated in this ROM automatically so you will have to install them individually.

Important note: This installation procedure will completely wipe your entire internal device storage, including your personal data like photos,videos and other files. So, please take backup of all your important data carefully. You may follow this guide to Backup Xiaomi Mi3 smartphone.

How to Install CyanogenMod 11 on Xiaomi Mi3

Step (1): At first, download CWM recovery for Mi3 on your android phone and go to Setting ---> Updater (You may also open Updater App from homescreen). 

On the Updater page, press menu button and choose “Select update package” option. Now, select the recovery zip and install it. When installation completed, reboot the device.


Step (3): Now move both downloaded files on your Xiaomi Mi3 android smartphone using USB cable.

Step (4): After that, reboot your android phone into CWM recovery (you can do that by following these steps go to Tools ---> Updater ---> press Menu key and select the option of ‘Reboot to Recovery mode’)

Step (5): And then take nandroid backup. you can do so, by visit to ‘backup’ and select the backup option.

Step (6): Again go back to recovery main menu and select ‘Wipe data/ factory reset’ option and confirm to wipe. After that Select ‘Wipe cache partition’ option and confirm.

Step (7): Now go back and select "Install zip" option. Click on the option of "choose zip from sdcard" and then select the CyanogenMod 11 ROM file (which you downloaded in 2nd step) and Flash it.

Step (8): When the flashing process is completed again select "Install zip" option. click on the option of "choose zip from sdcard" and then select the Google apps package zip file and flash it.

Step (9): Now go back and perform a Wipe data/ factory reset and Wipe cache again. Go to Advanced option and select ‘wipe dalvik cache’ too.

Step (10): Finally, reboot your Xiaomi Mi3 phone by selecting "reboot system now". 

Congratulation! You are done. Now your Xiaomi Mi3 android smartphone is running on the CyanogenMod 11 ROM. Start enjoying all the profitable features with is amazing ROM.

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