Redmi Note 5 / Pro Anti-roll Back Protection

Xiaomi has recently rolled out an anti-rollback protection mechanism for Redmi Note 5 Pro / Global / China (codename Whyred). It means that once updated to a newer version, the device will not be able to run any previous versions of MIUI ROM. This feature is basically available in the Android 8.1 Oreo framework. However, it is up to the manufacturer whether to implement this mechanism or not. Xiaomi seems to start using this protection on the Redmi Note 5 as the first device to equip such a feature. Continue reading “Redmi Note 5 / Pro Anti-roll Back Protection”