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Jan 12, 2023

Xiaomi: new Mi Account bypass

Added a new Bypass Mi Account procedure which is available from sideload mode and you can use it to skip the Setup Wizard app on those phones. It doesn't remove the Mi Account and the phone will be locked again after a firmware update. Xiaomi started to close this option recently via firmware updates, so it's mostly supported on phones with older firmware versions.

Supported models:

  • Xiaomi 12 Pro (zeus)
  • Xiaomi 11T Pro (vili)
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 11E Pro/Redmi Note 11 Pro 5G/POCO X4 Pro 5G (veux)
  • Xiaomi Poco X3 Pro (vayu)
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 (umi)
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro/Pro Max (sweetin)
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro/Ultra/Mi 11 Ultra (star)
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 (spes)
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite 5G (renoir)
  • Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro/Mi 9T Pro (raphael)
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 LE/Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE (lisa)
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 4G/Redmi 9T/Redmi 9 Power (lime)
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G/Mi 10T Lite/Mi 10i (gauguin)
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (excalibur)
  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite (courbet)
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (cmi)
  • Xiaomi Poco M3 (citrus)
  • Xiaomi Redmi K30S Ultra/Mi 10T/Mi 10T Pro (apollo)
  • Xiaomi Redmi 10C (fog)
  • Xiaomi POCO F3/Redmi K40/Mi 11X (alioth)
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (joyeuse)
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (India) (curtana)
  • Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite (toco)
  • Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC (surya)
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro (sweet)
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 (mojito)
  • Xiaomi Redmi K20 (davinci)
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 (ginkgo)
  • Xiaomi Mi 9 (cepheus)

Dynamic Harmony Cable by Chimera

Certain Huawei models at certain firmware level need a so-called Harmony Cable if you want to access the phone in factory mode. Using Chimera and the Dynamic Harmony Cable you will be able to handle the PC-phone communication without removing and reinserting the USB cable. This will save you time during the procedure, it also reduces errors due to forgotten or wrongly executed cable insertion.

Instead of buying expensive devices, there is an option to buy and modify an inexpensive board. Here is our how-to instructions.

New features and improvements:

  • Generic Qualcomm and MTK: improved handling of EXT4 filesystems in the entire software


  • Generic Qualcomm: general bugfixes were made in the new procedure which identifies the phones
  • Generic Qualcomm: fixed various bugs when using FRP Remove procedure