How to install MIUI 8 on Xiaomi Mi Pad


Xiaomi launched its first and only tablet dubbed as Mi Pad with a 7.9-inch display in India last year at Rs. 12,999. This device was relatively inexpensive offering from the Chinese handset maker considering its price and specifications.

A few months back, Xiaomi started rolling out MIUI 8 update officially for most of its smartphones leaving Mi Pad out of the league. Moreover, the name of the device didn’t appear on the list of devices that will be updated to MIUI8 as well during initial days. Anyhow, worry not! Today, we have shared a simple guide to flash MIUI 8 recovery ROM on your
Xiaomi Mi Pad.

Xiaomi MiPad specifications

  • 7.9-inch (2048 × 1536 pixels) display at 326 ppi with 4:3 aspect ratio and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 2.2 GHz NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor with 192-core Kepler GPU
  • 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, up to 128GB expandable memory with microSD
  • Android-based MiUI ROM
  • 8MP rear camera with Sony BSI stacked sensor, 1080p video recording, f/2.0 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • 8.5mm thick and weighs 360 grams
  • WiFi 802.11/b/g/n/ac Dual Band (2X2 MIMO), Bluetooth 4.0
  • 6700mAh battery


  • Mi Pad with full battery charge
  • MIUI 8 Chinese Stable ROM file

Step 1: Download the MIUI 8 ROM file for Mi Pad to your PC from here
Step 2: Once it gets downloaded, create a new folder and paste it inside
Step 3: Rename the folder as
Step 4: Copy the folder and paste it in the root folder (Internal storage) of your tablet
Step 5: Now go to the updater app
Step 6: Tap on ‘Choose update package’ and select the ‘’ folder
Step 7: Now the installation process will take some time
Step 8: Once the process is complete, reboot the device and enjoy

The update will not change the Android version, so your device will still remain on Android 4.4 (KitKat).

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