Download the flash-able .img file of MIUI 10 stock recovery for Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Whyred (Pro/China/Global/Ai). We extracted the recovery from MIUI 10 Android 8.1 Oreo.
You may need this file when you want to switch back from a custom recovery like TWRP, Orange Fox, or Red Wolf to the official MIUI recovery. Custom recoveries are good but there might be some reasons for you to switch back.
For instance, you might want to sell your used phone. Resetting everything back to the factory settings is the best option to keep the system clean.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is one of Xiaomi’s legedary devices after Redmi Note 3 Kenzo. It’s the first dual-camera phone within the Redmi Note family.
Nowadays, the Redmi Note 7 has arrived and its success path is clear to replace any of its predecessors.
Some users are still confused with so many editions/variants of Redmi Note 5. Well, this stock MIUI recovery is for Redmi Note 5 with codename Whyred. That means you cannot flash it on Redmi Note 5 India with codename Vince, which is basically Redmi 5 Plus.
Download MIUI 10 Recovery Image
You can grab the flash-able image file of MIUI 10 stock recovery from direct link below.
The file is clean, untouched, and unmodified. We scanned it using AVG Internet security. However, we recommend you to always activate your PC’s protection and re-scan everything downloaded from Internet.
The file is extracted from MIUI 10 10.2.2.0 Global Stable ROM based on Android 8.1 Oreo. You can always download MIUI 10 fastboot ROM and extract its recovery.
We uploaded the file above to save your time and bandwidth from downloading the full MIUI fastboot file.
How to install?
Installing MIUI stock recovery is similar as flashing the custom one.
- Download and install ADB Fastboot driver on your computer.
- Download the recovery file above. You need to extract the zip file to get the img file in it.
- Enable USB Debugging on your phone via Settings > Developer Options.
- Connect your phone to your computer.
- Copy the recovery.img file to the ADB folder (usually located in C:\adb\).
- Open the ADB folder.
- Hold the Shift button on keyboard while right-clicking anywhere within that folder.
- Choose Open Command Prompt Window from Here or Open PowerShell Window from Here.
- Issue following command:
adb reboot bootloader
fastboot flash recovery recovery.img
That’s it. Alternatively, you can copy the recovery.img file to your computer and flash it through TWRP, Orange Fox or Red Wolf. Since you have installed it, we assume you knew how to flash image file in TWRP.