Manually Update Redmi Note 2 To MIUI 8 V7.2.9 [Android Nougat]

Recently Xiaomi released MIUI 8 v7.2.9 update for Redmi Note 2 Android 7.0 Nougat, but many of the users still didn’t receive the update. Redmi Note 2 Android Nougat update based on China Developer ROM MIUI 8 v7.2.9 and update is rolling out via OTA. If you want to Android Nougat MIUI 8 v7.2.9 update for Redmi Note 2, then you can follow the below guide. This update is packed with new features like WeChat cache clearing feature, Separate App locks for Dual Apps, Shortcuts for transport cards, Mi-Pay, clearing cache, Cleaner, and Deep clean. This update will be rolling out via OTA (Over-the-Air). Follow the below guide to update your Xiaomi Devices.

If you are on the previous version of china developer ROM then check for OTA in  Settings –> About Phone –> System updates –> Check for update. Android 7.0 Nougat is already available for many devices OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3THTC 10Huawei Mate 9Samsung Galaxy S7 EdgeMoto G4 and Moto G4 Plus and many other devices. Below there is step by step instructions for manually installing Android Nougat on Redmi Note 2.

Google calls Nougat its sweetest release yet. Android Nougat is packed with new features which include Multi-Window view, New emojis, Doze on the Go, Support for DayDream and more. OTA (Over The Air) update is rolling out to many users, but it may take few weeks to reach all corners for the world.

Update Redmi Note 2 To MIUI 8 V7.2.9


  1. This Method is only for Redmi Note 2 Smartphones.
  2. is not responsible for any damage to your phone while installing this Update.
  3. Make sure that you have latest USB drivers installed
  4. Take a complete backup of your phone and then proceed.


MIUI 8 v7.2.9 China Developer ROM – Fastboot

MIUI 8 v7.2.9 China Developer ROM – Recovery

MiFlash Tool

MIUI 8 v7.2.9 update for Redmi Note 2 [Android Nougat]

Follow the below step by step guide to install MIUI 8 v7.2.9 china developer ROM for Redmi Note 2.

Hope you found this article helpful. Let us know your feedback on MIUI 8 v7.2.9 in the comment section below.


  1. Lollipop is not Nougat

    hermes_global_images_7.2.9_20170209.0000.00_5.0_global_e5df243fb5.tgz => 5.0_global (lollipop)

  2. Definitely not nougat. check the filename on second link (recovery). it’s got 5.0 on the filename. Not 7.1. It’s lollipop. Not Nougat.

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