Help: Advise On Rom Updates

Discussion in 'Xiaomi Redmi Note 2' started by wizbxiaomi, Oct 10, 2015.

  1. wizbxiaomi

    wizbxiaomiMembers

    Oct 10, 2015
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    I bought Redmi Note 2 Prime from ******* and would want to flash it
    to the latest and greatest. What is the difference between the
    1. Official MIUI developer rom (5.10.8 http://bigota.d.miui.com/5.10.8/miui_HMNote2_5.10.8_8f479c6bb9_5.0.zip)
    VS
    2. xiaomi.eu_multi_hermes_5.10.8_v7-5.0.zip

    I am only interested in the English language version so those
    extra languages support in Xiaomi.eu ROM are not needed.
    What am I missing? Thanks.

    Also I read that one should wipe all data when flashing - do you
    wipe the data *after* you do the recovery update flash or before.
    Sorry for answering silly questions - I am new to all these.
    Thanks.
     
  2. SkiFire13

    SkiFire13Members

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    With xiaomi.eu rom you have play store and you haven't China's bloatware

    You have also better download speed of the rom, the Chinese servers are very slow (if the works)
     
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  3. wizbxiaomi

    wizbxiaomiMembers

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    Thanks for the reply.
    I'll will use the EU ROM.

    So the plan is to download the ROM (which I did).
    - change the name to "update.zip" and download into the root directory of
    the internal storage.
    - Run the "updater" app to reboot into Recovery
    - At recovery mode, select the update.zip to flash.

    Question: At what point should I do a wipe all data...
     

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