How to Download & Install Android 7.0 Nougat AOSP ROM for Xiaomi Mi 3 and Mi 4 | WIKIBAN

10 September 2016

How to Download & Install Android 7.0 Nougat AOSP ROM for Xiaomi Mi 3 and Mi 4


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Right from the release of Android 7.0 Nougat OS, we have been witnessing some Custom ROM in play, Many devices that are yet to receive its updates of Android 7.0 Nougat ROM have already gotten its AOSP ROM and i believe the users of this smartphone are actually enjoying  the fascinating features of Android 7.0 Nougat. You might be surprised as why many Smartphone users are eager to lay their hands on the Android 7.0 Nougat, believe you won't know till you check out this amazing features of Android 7.0 Nougat.

Xiaomi Mi 3 and Mi 4 get’s their first unofficial  Android 7.0 Nougat AOSP ROM. Here We will be sharing step by step guide to Download & Install Android 7.0 Nougat AOSP ROM On Xiaomi Mi3 and Mi4. Follow the given steps to Update Xiaomi Mi3/Mi4 to Android 7.0 Nougat Via AOSP Custom ROM.

Well i know some users are still blind to what AOSP ROM means in relation to the original Updates that comes through OTA.

What is AOSP ROM?

AOSP ROM is an acronym for Android Open Source Project and it actually means an unmodified ROMs or code from Google. AOSP ROM are Customs ROM but the term "Custom ROM" does not mean that its customized ROM in general, it is a term that specifically refers to ROMs that have been customized by third parties i.e. not the Manufacturers or Carriers.

AOSP ROM is also the Stock ROM (Default Android ROM) that have been customized to remove some of the Manufacturers/Carriers Tweak and make them closer to an uncustomized ROM ( a ROM with zero customization). Learn More

since you already know what AOSP ROM means now lets proceed on how to install it on Xiaomi Devices. 

Xiaomi Mi3 and Mi4 becomes the first Xiaomi devices to get android Nougat 7.0 ROM. There are unofficial Nougat ROMs available for Some Xperia devices, Google Nexus 5, Nexus 6. This is a great news for all Xiaomi Mi3 and Mi4 users who want to experience the latest Android Nougat 7.0 on their devices. Follow the given steps carefully to Download & Install Android 7.0 Nougat AOSP ROM On Xiaomi Mi3 and Mi4.

Very special thanks to  XDA developer vasishath for releasing the initial build of Android 7.0 AOSP ROM for Xiaomi Mi3 and Mi4. This method only works on Mi3/Mi4 with TWRP installed on it. So make sure that, your Mi3/Mi4 has TWRP then follow the given guide to Download & Install Android 7.0 Nougat AOSP ROM On Xiaomi Mi3 and Mi4, This will Update Xiaomi Mi3/Mi4 to Android 7.0 Nougat.

Disclaimer will not be held responsible for any damage occurred to your device in the process of following this tutorial. Do it at your own risk.


  • Make sure there is at least 60% battery left on your smartphone before begin.
  • Make sure you have a custom recovery (TWRP/CWM) Install On your device. We recommend TWRP Recovery. Here is How to install
  • Now from TWRP Recovery =Take a proper Nandroid backup so that you can restore anytime you need.

AOSP ROM download, install for Xiaomi mi 3 and mi 4


Download the right ROM according to your device’s name and model number


  • First, download all the files From the download section above
  • Now connect your device to the PC and transfer the ROM, Kernel and Gapps to the internal memory of your device (remember the location)
  • Now boot your device into recovery mode.
  • Now follow this guide to Flash Android 7.0 Nougat AOSP ROM On Xiaomi Mi3 and Mi4;  How To Install A Custom ROM Via Recovery On Any Android
  • Then Flash the Kernel (Same way as you flash the ROM)
  • After Flashing the ROM, now Flash the Gapps. [Guide]  How To Flash Gapps Using TWRP Recovery
  • Done!!! Now reboot your device from TWRP recovery (TWRP Recovery main menu >> Reboot System)
  • Your Xiaomi Mi3/Mi4  should be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat.
If you encounter any problem in the process, feel free to let us know via the comment box below

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