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This year Chinese smartphone ace Xiaomi seems to have a lot of surprises under its sleeve for its users.First, it was the much hyped MIUI 9, which is now released and rolling.And yet again Xiaomi has dropped the Android Nougat 7.0 update for Redmi Note 4. Released in early 2017 with Android Marshmallow out of the box, running on Qualcomm and MediaTek chipset on the Indian and Chinese variant, Redmi Note 4 is a mid range smartphone. Now it’s a great news for Redmi users to get Nougat 7.0 Update for Redmi Note 4 at such affordable price range. This update is been rolled onto Greece initially.And gradually in a short while, it will be available around worldwide.

This update is based on MIUI 8.5.And it also contains the latest July 2017 security patch. The update can be installed in the OTA mode and it can also be installed manually using flash tool recovery, Updater Application etc. And just to serve as the cherry on the cake, MIUI 9 update for Redmi Note 4 will be rolling on August 11.So, users should keep an eye out to receive the MIUI 9 update for Redmi note 4 as soon as it rolls. Update: Redmi Note 4X Chinese variants also receives MIUI 8.5.4 update.

Nougat 7.0 Update for Redmi Note 4 Firmware Info

Nougat 7.0 update for Redmi Note 4

Since the Nougat 7.0 update for Redmi Note 4 initially rolled in Greece. And since you might not understand Greek, so here we are mentioning the firmware info in English.

Model: Redmi Note 4

Android Version: 7.0 NRD90M

Android Security Patch Level: 01-07-2017

MIUI Version: MIUI Global 8.5 | Stable (NCFMIED)

CPU: Octa-Core Max 2.0 GHz


Internal Memory: 14.41 GB 32 GB Total

Baseband Version: 953_GEN_PACK_1, 10202, 6.1.109373.1

Download Nougat 7.0 update for Redmi Note 4 Full Recovery ROM

Redmi Note 4:

Nougat 7.0 Update for Redmi Note 4 | Download | Recovery firmware file

This is the Greek Variant variant. However, you can still flash it on the global device with ease.

Redmi Note 4X:

MIUI 8.5.4 Xiaomi Note 4X | Chinese variant

Previous Official MIUI 8 download links:

Redmi Note 4 firmware download

Redmi Note 4X firmware download

There will be two ways for installing the Android 7.0 Nougat.

  1.  Install the update via Updater app.
  2. Flash full stock firmware using XiaoMiTool.
  3. Using Mi Flash Tool.

We will discuss all the ways.

How To install the Android Nougat 7.0 update for Redmi Note 4

First, we will see how you can download and install the update as OTA.

Install Nougat 7.0 update for Redmi Note 4/4X via XiaoMiTool

Step-1 Download the latest XiaoMiTool from here.

Step-2  Run the XiaoMiTool

Step-3 Connect device to PC via USB cable.

Step-4 Select the desired ROM.

Step-5 Follow on screen procedure.

Also, another way to install the update is by using the Updater Application. 

Installing Nougat 7.0 Update for Redmi Note 4 using Updater Application

To use the Updater app,

Step-1 Download the latest MIUI ROM file from above.

Step-2 And place in the internal storage or SDcard and flash it.

Step-3 Rename the downloaded ROM file to ‘’ on the computer.

Step-4 Transfer the ROM file downloaded to phone’s internal storage.

Step-5 Enter the Recovery mode of your device. Launch ‘Updater’ app on your device, click the ‘…’ icon at the top-right corner, and select ‘Reboot to Recovery mode’ to enter.

Step-6 In Recovery mode, select ‘Install to System One’ and confirm.
Step-7 Choose ‘Reboot to System’ once done.

Install Nougat 7.0 update for Redmi Note 4 [using MI Flash Tool]

Step-1 Download MIUI flash Tool.

Step-2 If your device is locked, unlock it here.

Step-3 Turn off the device. Press the Volume key and the Power button at the same time to enter Fastboot mode.

Step-4 and then connect the device to the PC via a USB cable.

Step-5 Double click on the downloaded ROM file to decompress it.

Step-6 Open the file folder for the decompressed ROM pack and copy its path on the computer.

fastboot flash

Step-7 Decompress the MIUI ROM flashing tool downloaded in Step 1, and double click on it to install (if there is security warning, select ‘Run’).

Step-8 open MiFlash.exe and paste into the address bar the ROM file folder path copied in the last step.

Step-9 Click on the first button (circled out in yellow) to Refresh, and MiFlash should automatically recognize the device.

fastboot flash

Step-10 Then click the second button (circled out in red) to flash the ROM file to the device. 

Wait until the progress bar inside MiFlash turns fully green, which means the ROM has been successfully installed.

fastboot flash

Then your device should automatically boot to the new version.

Now you now know of many ways to install the latest Nougat 7.0 update for Redmi Note 4. You can wait for the OTA update to arrive on your device. And if waiting isn’t your game, then simply grab the ROM from above and follow the above methods to install.

Enjoy the Android Nougat 7.0 on your Redmi Note 4 and let us know.

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