MIUI v5 officially released android jellybean update. But you need to flash your device to get the latest Android KitKat 4.4.4 version your Redmi 1s Smartphone. But updating your Redmi 1S for Kitkat 4.4.4 you can free RAM and save battery life. So I do recommend to upgrade your Redmi 1S to free RAM and get access to high admin levels.
Important Points to Remember Before Starting this Process:
- Make sure you should have at least 70% of charging before flashing.
- Always have backup to your important data before going to do ROM installation in Redmi 1S.
- Do it at your own risk , we are not responsible for any software flaws..
Packages to be downloaded :
1. Cynogen MOD 11 android kitkat 4.4.4.zip (download 1)
2. Google apps(Google play,YouTube etc) (download 2)
Guide of Xiaomi Redmi 1s ROM flashing (STEP 1)
1. After downloading Cynogen MOD 11 Android Kitkat 4.4.4 zip file, place it in your external storage (sd card). Make sure to place them in your root directory.
2. Now go to Settings >>Back & Reset (backup all your data)
3. Now go to Settings >> About phone, click Check system update button.
4. After you hit on Check system udpates button, you will get MIUI update menu and press option button
5. Now select, Select update package and select the cynogen mod 11 ROM<downloaded > and press Update button.
6. Your Redmi 1S smartphone will restart and automatically starts the update. This update may take upto 1-3 hours duration. So don’t turn off your device until this update completes. Now we will move to step 2 for installing Google Apps.
You need get access to your MI Recovery Mode. If you don’t know how to access Redmi 1S MI Recovery mode, just hold Power button and Volume Up button untill you see MI Recovery.
Tip: Press both button at a time and don’t remove your hand until, you see MI Recovery mode.
1. Choose your language using volume down bottom and press the power bottom to select
2. Select the update.zip to begin google app installation ,it will take few minutes to complete installing Google Applications.
3. Now Restart your Redmi 1S phone to enjoy Android 4.4.4 on your Xiaomi redmi 1s.
Congratulations, You have now upgraded your Redmi 1S Android Smartphone Kitkat 4.4.4