Redmi Note 5 Pro, which is Redmi Note 5 in certain countries, is one of the best sellers of Xiaomi, thanks to its good hardware specifications and competitive price. However, many users do not like MIUI – Xiaomi’s customized Android UI, and often turn to custom ROMs to obtain the stock UI. In addition, custom Android UI port from big manufactures like Samsung have also been available for the device.

On XDA, you can find several custom ROMs for Redmi Note 5 Pro. The latest addition is based on Samsung Experience 9.5 firmware of Samsung Galaxy Note 9. This custom ROM will turn Redmi Note 5 into a Samsung phone with most of the features are working. Here is how to install Samsung Experience 9.5 ROM on Redmi Note 5 (Pro).


Samsung Experience 9.5 port installation procedure on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (Pro) is same as any other custom ROM. The firmware includes Google Apps, but few things do not work properly. The Samsung camera does not work properly and you need to install a third-party app. Also, you must disable location access of weather widget.

Samsung Experience 9.5 is based on Android Oreo for Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Xiaomi is not yet announced official Android 9 Pie update for Redmi Note 5 Pro, but several custom ROMs based on the Android 9 Pie are available for the device.


Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro with unlocked bootloader and TWRP installed
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How to Install the Samsung Experience 9.5 ROM on Redmi Note 5 Pro

Disclaimer: Please follow this guide at your own risk. We can’t take responsibility for anything that goes wrong. This guide is intended for technically talented users only.

1. Download the ROM zip file from development page here and save it on your phone.

2. Boot your Redmi Note 5 Pro into TWRP.

3. Select Wipe > Advanced wipe > and wipe cache, data, dalivk cache and system.

4. Now, select Install in TWRP, navigate and flash the ROM zip file (just saved on the device)

5. Once the installation has finished, return to the main menu, select Reboot, and then System.


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