Get Android 7.0 Chinese Tester/Alpha ROM for Xiaomi Mi 5 : Apply Before November 21


Earlier we wrote an article with the first exposure of Xiaomi MIUI 9 that was based on Android 7.1 Nougat operating system. However, Xiaomi is ready to release its first beta version, rather tester version of Android 7.0 that will still be on MIUI 8. But, the stable version of Android 7.0 will be released with MIUI 9. This tester ROM will be available for Xiaomi Mi 5.

How to get Android 7.0 Chinese Alpha/Tester ROM for MIUI 5?

  • Visit via an internet browser on your computer. Log in with you Mi ID and Password.
  • Click on Apply button. Select Mi 5 from the drop-down list, type MIUI Version for your Mi 5 Mobile, type your comment, and click the Send button.


  • You must apply before November 21 to be eligible.
  • Check your PM on November 21 to find out whether you are selected to test this ROM or not.
  • The download link for the Alpha ROM will be released next week, but it will be available for selected applicants only.

Note : This is Alpha ROM, so you can expect bugs and issues. Being an Alpha member, you would be responsible for updating Alpha OS regularly, and reporting bugs.

Waiting for Android 7.0 Global Alpha ROM for MI 5?

We already know that Xiaomi always releases the Chinese version of ROM first, and Global ROM goes live after a couple of weeks or a month. However, Xiaomi has promised to release Android 7.0 Global Tester ROM for Mi 5 as soon as next week.

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