Xiaomi Mi Box S is ultimately the best budget-friendly streaming bix out there. After a couple of updates, performance improved with a couple of new additional features. Unfortunately, after the last update that was available as a notification, it sent the device into a boot loop only showing the mi logo. This article shows you how to fix Xiaomi Mi Box S boot loop problems.
This process will perform a clean install of Android 9 and this will wipe all your apps and data. If this does not work for some reason, there is another method: Xiaomi Mi Box S boot loop fix after system update.
How to fix Xiaomi Mi Box S boot loop
Time Needed : 10 minutes
How to fix the Xiaomi Mi Box S boot loop problem.
- Download a properly working version of the software
Download a tried and tested version of Xiaomi Mi Box S software, you can download it from this link. This is a 654MB file. Download it to your computer.
- Transfer to flash drive
Transfer the downloaded file to a flash drive then rename it as update.zip. This is the file that contains the update that you just downloaded.
- Prepare the Box
Unplug the box from power and let stay unplugged for 10 seconds.
- Update the Box
Plug the flash drive then plug in power from the wall in that order then immediately press your OK button with the back button on the remote simultaneously. Clear cache and data install the update. Wait for this to complete then sign in with your Google account and set up the device fresh.
- Flash drive
At this point in time, it is best not to update the box whenever there is an update since this issue is widely known and happens quite often. If you would like to remain on the edge, give it a few weeks for the issues to be ironed out, in fact, this is what you should always do with any software update.
If this does not fix the problem, try the Xiaomi Mi Box S boot loop fix after the update.