Xiaomi smartphones are known for their unmatched performance and high quality but there are times when they encounter issues and cannot be supported due to software faults. The Xiaomi phones suffer from bootloops and hard reboots to finish installing MIUI software update. This causes the device to stop responding as well.
How to Fix Bootloop Problem in Xiaomi Device
The most common reason for this problem is the MIUI which prevents the phone from booting up or shutting down even when it’s restarted. The installation of the update might be stalled for several minutes or hours due to the hard freeze problem. If this problem occurs you can easily fix it and restart the device.
If you have been facing this problem repeatedly, it’s recommended that you try to try an out-of-warranty or buy an official replacement device. We have this detailed guide that shows you how to do the same.
Redmi 5A or Poco F1 users are most likely to face the problem of bootloops while installing MIUI OS version 9.5.1. However, the solutions are different. For the Xiaomi Poco F1, you need to follow these steps:
Step 1. Press and hold Volume up, and Power button for 10 seconds.
Step 2. When the device restarts, you will see a bootloader flashing message. Press and hold Power button and Volume up to accept the ODIN firmware flashing code.
Step 3. If the flashing process gets interrupted, then press Volume up, Power button to open the Volume Down Quick Settings and select “Power Off”.
Step 4. If the flashing process gets resumed, then press Volume up, and Power button to open the Volume Down Quick Settings and select “Power Off”.
Step 5. After the device reboots, the bootloader flashing message will be displayed again. Release the Power button and wait for 10 seconds. Press Volume Down to access the bootloader flashing menu and flash the latest official firmware.