Download and Install Android Nougat based Miui 8.5 ROM for Mi 5c


Now you enjoy the Android Nougat in Mi 5c. Yes, you heard me right but this is only for china variant. So, we have given the guide how you can Update your Mi 5c to Android Nougat Manually. But you can install this ROM in Mi 5c as well as you will get the OTA update in this ROM but according to the China or you can wait for the OTA according to you region. (How to Install Android Nougat based Miui 8.5 ROM for Mi 5c)

Install Android Nougat based Miui 8.5 ROM for Mi 5c

We have shared the full guide how to Install Android Nougat based Miui 8.5 ROM for Mi 5c. We have also given the downloadable link as well as. Go and download it from the download section. Update your Mi 5c to android nougat by reading this guide. If you are interested in installing Android Nougat ROM then must read the whole guide.

Mi 5c Nougat Features –

  • System
    Optimization – Android N update (02-20)
    Fix – Brightness bar wasn’t displayed correctly when switching between automatic and manual modes (06-15)
  • App Lock
    New – Option for hiding the content of notifications on Lock screen (03-16)
  • Lockscreen, Status Bar, Notification Bar
    Optimization – Option for never requiring the Lock screen password (03-21)
    Fix – Notification shade didn’t appear after swiping down in some cases (03-07)
    Fix – Personal hotspot didn’t work after it was turned on using the Notification shade toggle (03-07)
    Fix – Screen didn’t light up whenever a message with a verification code was received (03-07)
    Fix – Lock screen notifications were blank in some cases (03-17)
    Fix – Low battery prompt didn’t disappear from the Lock screen after the device was charged (03-17)
    Fix – Couldn’t connect to the personal hotspot if it was turned on in the Notification shade (03-17)
  • Homescreen
    Optimization – Third party app icons (03-17)
    Optimization – Open the Weather app using the weather clock widget (03-21)
    Optimization – Reduced size of the Home screen icons (04-20)
    Fix – Issues with the positions of icons after restoring Home screen layout from Mi Cloud (03-07)
  • Weather
    Optimization – Brand new City Management Interface with weather information. Optimize experience when switching multi cities (04-13)
    Optimization – Performance issues occurred when multiple cities were selected (04-13)
  • Settings
    New – Switches for common settings in search results (04-06)
    Optimization – Use search to select your time zone (04-06)
  • Security
    New – Manage autostart for multiple system apps (03-28)
  • Market
    Optimization – Issues with automatic updates while connected to a personal hotspot (02-28)
  • Clock/Calculator
    Optimization – Angle calculations in scientific calculator (10-25)
    Optimization – Replaced service provider for exchange rates (01-03)

Disclaimer is not responsible for any damage caused to your mobile during the process. DO IT AT YOUR OWN RISK. How to Install Android Nougat based Miui 8.5 ROM for Mi 5c.


Make sure your phone is charged up to 80%
Make the Backup of important apps, messages, and contacts.
Don’t try this guide on any other phone.

Steps to Install Android Nougat based Miui 8.5 ROM for Mi 5c

Recovery ROM-

Download the MIUI Stable ROM file from the download area.

Connect your phone to the Windows PC/lappy via USB cable, and copy the ROM file downloaded into the folder ‘downloaded_rom’ in the internal storage of your device.

Launch ‘Updater’ app on your device

MIUI 6,7,8:Click the 3 dots at the top-right corner, select ‘Choose update package’, and choose the ROM file you have put in the ‘downloaded_rom’.

After choosing the right ROM file, your device will begin upgrading.

And automatically device boots up in the new version.

Fastboot ROM-

Firstly, Download the Mi Flash Tool, extract it and install it on your PC/Laptop.

2) Then, download Mi 5c Fastboot ROM from download section.

3) Now boot your device into Fastboot mode or Download Mode by pressing ‘Volume Down + Power‘ button.

4) Connect your phone with PC via standard USB cable.

5) Then, extract the Fastboot ROM file and copy its path on the PC.

6) Now open MI Flash Tool and Paste the address bar of the ROM file folder path.

Mi Flash

7) First, click on the ‘Refresh‘ button (It will automatically recognize your device) and then click on the ‘Flash‘ button to flash MIUI China Developer ROM on Mi 5c.

Mi Flash

8) Wait for some time to complete the process.

9) Done. Your device will boot on the latest version.


If you have any queries regarding this please ask me.
Hope you find this article very helpful. 🙂


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