As promised, Xiaomi, in collaboration with Microsoft (Windows Insider programme) has released the much-awaited Window 10 Mobile OS to the flagship Mi 4 LTE.
With the announcement, Xiaomi Mi 4 (LTE) becomes the first non-Microsoft device to receive the Windows 10 Mobile OS ROM.
It is available via downloadable file, which can only be installed manually.
[Disclaimer: This procedure is very technical and should be performed by a person with sound knowledge of manual software installation. If the step-by-step installation process is not followed properly, there are chances of the smartphone getting bricked or becoming permanently irreparable. IBTimes India cannot be held responsible for any damage or claims from readers if the procedure does not yield the required results or if the smartphone is bricked. Hence, users are advised to proceed with caution.]
Here's how to flash Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile on Xiaomi Mi 4 (LTE):
Step 1: Download 'MiFlash20150601.zip' file on to your PC
Step 2: After downloading the file, open the package transfer to folder easily accessible on desktop. In that, double-click the 'MiFlash20150601.exe' to initiate installation procedure.
[Note: In the initial phase, a Window security message pops up saying- "Windows cant verify the Driver". Just ignore it and press â€“ 'Install this driver software anyway (I)' button]
Step 3: Once the installation is complete, tap â€“ 'Finish' button. MiFlash tool short-cut will come on the desktop. (If you can find the short-cut, you can search it in the 'all programs' list)
Step 4: Connect the Xiaomi Mi 4 LTE device to the computer and open the MiFlash tool. This will guide users on how to flash Windows 10 Mobile OS on to your device.
[Credits: Xiaomi ENMIUI official forum]