Xiaomi recently rolled the Android 11.0 update for the Xiaomi Poco M3 device globally which brings a new revamped UI, new notification style, privacy dashboard, and many more to the table. If you have installed Android 11 (MIUI 12/12.5) and want to downgrade back to Android 10, then this guide is for you.
In this tutorial, we will guide you on how to roll back from Android 11 to Android 10 on Poco M3 (citrus). This guide is easy to follow, all you need is a computer with a working USB cable to connect your device to the computer.
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Downgrade Xiaomi Poco M3 from Android 11 to Android 10
First of all, download the appropriate firmware package for your device from the below link. Once that is done, proceed with the instructions steps that follow.
- Supported device: Xiaomi Poco M3 (citrus)
- Make sure to charge your device more than 50%
- You need a PC or Laptop with a USB cable.
- Take a complete backup using any method given below
- Download Drivers: Qualcomm USB Drivers and Xiaomi USB Drivers
Download Rollback Package
- Device: Xiaomi Poco M3
- Version: V18.104.22.168.QJFINXM
- Android: 10
- Type: Fastboot ROM
- Download: Link
Now that you have downloaded the rollback package from the above section, just create a complete device backup before proceeding with the below-mentioned steps. This is because the installation steps require a wipe of the data. Once you have done so, here are is everything you need to be aware of regarding the downgrade of Xiaomi Poco M3 from Android 11 to Android 10.
To flash the firmware, you can follow our tutorial on how to flash the firmware file on any Xiaomi device using fastboot mode. We also made a video tutorial to show you the flashing process.
So this was all from this guide on how to downgrade or rollback from Android 11 to Android 10 stable build on your Xiaomi Poco M3 devices. The first boot after the rollback could up some time, this is completely normal. Since a device reset has been taken place as well, you might have to set it up from scratch. Rounding up, here are some iPhone Tips and Tricks, PC tips and tricks, and Android Tips and Tricks that deserve your attention too.