How to Download and Install MIUI 8 on Samsung Galaxy S5


MIUI is one of the best looking android ROM available in the world of Android. It is the UI of the Xiaomi phones fully customizable with thousands of free themes, ringtones and wallpapers. MIUI comes with a comprehensive range of system apps that provide a suite of services for daily use. Crafted with great detail by talented designers, themes add life and personality to your phone. MIUI is our very own user interface based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow that is loved by millions worldwide.
If you want to try something different then you should absolutely go for MIUI.

This ROM is compatible with the following variants of the Galaxy S5:
  • G900F, G900M, G900T, G900W8
  • G900FD, G9009D
  • G900I, G900P, G900V
  • G9006, G9008, G9009W
  • SCL23, SC04F
  • G900S, G900L, G900K


MIUI 8 New features:
  • Calculate and Convert
    The calculator now has the ability to convert currencies in real-time. There’s also temperature and unit conversion, as well as a mortgage calculator.
  • All-new Gallery
    Gallery app now has quick sharing options, where the user can share pictures on different social media platforms with a swipe up gesture.
  • Professional Photo Editor
    The Photo Editor now has better filters and stickers, which make photo editing and post-processing easy for the user.
  • Video Editing
    New video editor lets you trim videos, add filters, text, and background music.
  • Redesigned Notes
    The new Notes app in MIUI 8 has a new design. It also allows users to set a password, or fingerprint access to a note for better privacy.
  • Dual apps
    You can sign into dual accounts for any. This means you can run two separate Facebook accounts on one device.
  • Second space
    With Second Space you’ll be able to create two separate profiles on your device. You can easily switch profiles from the toggle on the notification panel. You also can transfer data between the two profiles with the built-in Move Data utility.
  • Quick ball
    Quick Ball is a hovering button similar to Apple’s Assistive Touch.
  • Scrolling screenshots
    With this feature you will be able to take extended screenshots.
  • Wallpapers
    MIUI 8 comes with a number of new wallpapers helping you customize your device in the way you want.
  • Notification Bar
    The notification bar has been completely redesigned. Now the color of the notification bar changes according to the weather. If it’s sunny, the bar will appear in green color.
  • New Dialer
    The call interface is also redesigned. The Receive button is rounded now and moved to the center. The Message button has moved as well.
First let’s have a look at some of the pre-requisites before we take you to the step by step instruction.
  • The first thing which you need to make sure is to create a backup.
  • You also need to have a custom recovery installed on your phone.
  • Ensure that your Samsung Galaxy S5 carries more than 60% of charge.
  • You need to download the ROM from below link.

Warning: Rooting or flashing Custom ROMs will void your warranty and can brick your device if done wrong. We are not responsible for anything that might happen to your phone. Proceed at your own risk.


How to Install MIUI 8 ROM on Samsung Galaxy S5

  1. Download the MIUI 8 ROM.
  2. Copy the file to your internal or external SD Card.
  3. Reboot to recovery (press the volume up, home and power)
  4. Perform a full nandroid backup in case something goes wrong.
  5. Perform a full wipe
  6. Install the ROM (This ROM will identify your model and flash kernel automatically, you don’t need and can’t flash other kernels.)
  7. Reboot your phone & enjoy it! (The first boot may take a while. Be patient.)

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