Flashing stable v14 through updater error after multirom ?

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  1. robyos

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    Hi

    I have used stock updater to flash multilang ROM :
    Xiaomi MI3 WCDMAcancroKK - 4.4, Goo, Xiaomi, 2cc2ff7caab6ff551102a316d55fd368
    from here http://xiaomi.eu/community/threads/4-5-30.24444/

    And now wanted to go back to the stable rom v14:
    from here http://en.miui.com/download-101.html (wcdma/cdma)

    I have copied the zip file to my downloaded_rom folder on Xiaomi MI3 and tried to use it through same stock updater in miui (settings > about phone > system updates) .
    When I click update and select "select installation pack" and point it to the downloaded_rom folder with the v14 zip file, and try "update now" > "begin update" , it gives me error message "system update failed - download full ROM package is reccomended".

    zip file is not broken, I have tested it, it was copied first to my HDD, tested zip file structure and then copied to my phone folder.

    Here is error log:

    script aborted: assert failed: getprop("ro.product.device") == "cancro" ||
    getprop("ro.build.product") == "cancro"
    assert failed: getprop("ro.product.device") == "cancro" || getprop("ro.build.product") == "cancro"

    Anyone knows how to fix this to be able to use miui updater again ?
    (I am trying to avoid cws for now and it is not installed, have stock recovery from xiaomi).
     
  2. Acid

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    Simple. You can't downgrade from 4.4 to 4.3. You need MiFlash to use 4.3 android MIUI.

    Wysłane z MI3
     
  3. robyos

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    Does that mean that I wont be able to update to V6 next month through stock updater after they release it?

    Sent from my MI 3W using Tapatalk
     
  4. Acid

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    What? Who told you there will be v6 next month? Don't worry about updater for now and just use your phone.

    I just told you that you can't downgrade. And you're now asking about update. This has no sense.

    Wysłane z MI3
     
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  5. robyos

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    #5robyos,Jun 2, 2014
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    Sorry Acid I am not very experienced with this device, got it a few days ago so I am asking things that I am unfamiliar with. I didn't know that official rom is a downgrade. I though that their rom is also 4.4.2.
    When I bought the phone from germany it had 4.4.2 on it but I wanted to try this multi rom.
    I appreciate your response, thank you.

    A friend was reading some official miui forum topic and someone said there that v6 will be release by the end of June.
     
  6. spracha

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    Yes, as Acid said.
    I conclude if you want to downgrade use MIflash to flash "image" rom back (not the zip file xxx.zip) .
    Good luck.;)
     
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  7. Piesko

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    #7Piesko,Jun 2, 2014
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    What about Fastboot? http://en.miui.com/thread-22454-1-1.html

    Shouldn't this work too? If i had the same necessity i would use this, simple scripts in windows/linux format, it seems easy!

    Edit: nevermind, MiFlash seems to be just a GUI to those fastboot scripts, my fault to be still a bit unexperienced :)
     
  8. csizmaSKAndur

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    rename stable rom to update.zip, go to mi-recovery and flash it!
     

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