[FLARE4] MIUI 8 v6.9.29 China Dev ROM

MIUI 8 v6.9.29 China Dev ROM by RJD

CREATE BACKUP OF YOUR APPS AND FILES IN INTERNAL MEMORY AS FLASHING THIS ROM MIGHT WIPE EVERYTHING (EXCEPT SDCARD).

THIS ROM IS PROVIDED AS IS WITH NO WARRANTY OR WHATSOEVER.
ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR UNIT IS NOT OUR RESPONSIBILITY. FLASH AT YOUR OWN RISK.
PLEASE READ ADDITIONAL INFO & BUGS BEFORE DOWNLOADING & FLASHING.


MAIN FEATURES

  • Genuine MIUI look and feel + Geniune MIUI apps + FREE fonts themes
  • Debloated (No useless Chinese Apps)
  • Pre-rooted w/ SuperSU
  • Google Apps included
  • Busybox included
  • Dual SIM support
  • FM radio support
  • Working OTG (flashdrive, mouse, keyboard, etc)
  • Front & Rear Camera (w/ autofocus) are working (see bugs)
  • No Xposed (separate zip file)

BUGS! BUGS! BUGS!

  • Stock Camera force stop when video recording
    • FIX: Use zCamera to record videos
  • Enabling Lite Mode might result in bootloop
    • FIX: Reflash ROM
  • No chatheads in Messenger
    • FIX: Settings > Permissions > Messenger > Display pop-up Window > Accept
  • Some files saved on internal
    • FIX: Change default storage in settings
    • FIX: For game OBB files, flash the xposed zip & configure OBBonSD module (included in xposed zip below)
  • Compass app not working
  • Second space in settings not working
  • Incorrect battery capacity (mAh) in Battery settings
  • No LED indicator for message, calls and notifications
    • ADD’L NOTES: Lights up during charging (phone turned ON) and blinking during low battery
  • Can’t download large apps/files when using data connection
    • FIX: Open Downloads app>Settings>Download size limit>Unlimited
  • Sometimes no sound in earpiece during call
    • FIX: Use loudspeaker or restart your device
  • Sometimes no sound in app
    • FIX: Restart the app or your device
  • Gallery force stop when editing image
    • FIX: use zGallery to edit images

PERSONAL NOTES & OBSERVATIONS

  • First boot will take a while (15-30mins)
  • There will be already space used in internal storage if you did not wipe internal storage
    • Files will be saved in sdcard0/0 if you came from CM/CM based ROM
  • v2016101290(MiVideo-UN).apk automatically downloads when you are connected to internet, just delete the it in Downloads app
  • If you don’t want the Chinese keyboard, change default keyboard to Google Keyboard
  • Disable GPS toggle to remove Google Play searching for GPS notification
  • For easier MI Account registration, you may use your phone number
  • Automatic Brightness adjustment is delayed for a few seconds
  • Sometimes, low charging after battery reaches 90% especially when device is turned ON
  • Enable developer options by tapping MIUI version, in About phone, multiple times until popup for enabled dev options appear
  • Do not try to update via system update, error or bootloop will occur
  • Date & Time might be incorrect after first boot, you can manually adjust or connect to internet to update
  • Menu button: Single tap will open recent apps, tap & hold will open menu
  • Facebook first open is very slow
  • Multiple Phone storage entry in File Manager (still working properly)
  • Screenshots are saved in PhoneStorage/DCIM/Screenshots

HOW TO FLASH PROPERLY

Using TWRP v2.8.7.0 (not yet tested on TWRP v3.0 and CWM)

  • Wipe > Factory Reset
  • Flash ROM
  • Wipe cache & dalvik cache
    • If you want xposed, flash it then wipe cache & dalvik before rebooting
  • Reboot

DOWNLOAD LINKS

  • ROM Link
  • [Optional] Xposed Link
    • Flash this at the same time after flashing the ROM
    • Download

CREDITS

  • Knight Owls Porting Assassins
  • Yow Bushkie (Original Porter)
  • Dhan Mota
  • April X Reyes Zamora
  • Flare 4 Tech Support
  • Flare S4Plus, S4 & 4 UNITED
  • ingbrzy

  • Redmi Note 2 developers
  • Xiaomi
  • MIUI Team
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