How to downgrade from MIUI 13 to MIUI 12.5 (Roll Back)

Currently, MIUI 13 is the newest stable version of MIUI and the update is based on Android 12. This update has brought along many new things to the UI compared to previous versions. To date, several handsets have officially received the update and most new Xiaomi devices come with the Android 12-based MIUI 13 firmware out of the box.

However, some users may dislike the new update and wonder if they can revert to the MIUI 12.5 version. This article will be quite useful for such people, as they will learn how to downgrade from MIUI 13 to MIUI 12.5. Furthermore, this solution is compatible with Xiaomi, POCO, and Redmi devices.

Roll back from MIUI 13 to MIUI 12.5

When downgrading from MIUI 13 to MIUI 12.5, keep in mind that you will end up losing all the pictures, videos, and anything that you have on your device. You should back up your device before you start the downgrade. The important thing to note down is the firmware version that you’re running. Moreover, you’ll need to download the MIUI 12.5 ROM file according to your smartphone’s version. Visit this link to search for your own Xiaomi MIUI version.

How to downgrade from MIUI 13 to MIUI 12.5

downgrade from MIUI 13 to MIUI 12.5 from (Roll Back)

To downgrade, the first thing that you’ll need to do is download the zip file or ROM of the MIUI 12.5 based on Android 12 in your region. After downloading, you should follow these steps –

  • Change the file name to using File Manager
  • Once you’ve changed the name, open Settings
  • Head over to the About Phone section and click on the MIUI version
  • Press the three dots that are located in the upper right corner
  • After that, choose the option and then select the update package
  • From the update package, choose the file
  • Install the file
  • Reboot your device to apply the changes

So, it wraps things up on our end. If you have any inquiries regarding this subject, please feel free to post them in the comment section that can be found below.

Aviral Sharma
Aviral Sharma
Aviral Sharma is a talented and passionate writer who has been using words to express his thoughts ever since he learnt how to hold a pen. He is passionate about outer space, history, sports and most importantly technology. Aviral is a regular writer for and has been getting better by the day. He currently own Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra, iPhone 13 and a HP Pavilion laptop

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