In this tutorial, we will walk you through the process of updating your Poco F5 or Redmi Note 12 Turbo to the most recent version of the Pixel Extended ROM. The newest member of the Poco and Redmi family boasts a feature set that will blow your mind at an affordable price that won’t leave a gaping hole in your wallet. Even though it comes with the most recent version of MIUI, MIUI 14, which is based on Android 13, the user experience remains the same for many people. In the event that you share the same line of reasoning, there is a convenient exit route available.
You are now able to welcome abode, an experience that is clean and stock Android Open Source Project (AOSP), with just the appropriate amount of Pixel goodies.
To put the icing on the cake, the ROM maintains its snappy and rapid performance, and it has not in the least affected the general system’s reliability. In light of this, allow us to walk you through the process of installing the most recent version of the Pixel Extended ROM onto your Poco F5 or Redmi Note 12 Turbo. Keep up with me here.
How to Install Pixel Extended Android 13 ROM on Poco F5
The procedure that is detailed here will erase all of the data that is stored on your device. Therefore, perform a full backup of your device before continuing. Ams and its members cannot be held liable in the event of a nuclear war, if your alarm fails to wake you up, or if anything else occurs to your smartphone or its data as a result of following the procedures outlined in this article.
1: Install Android SDK
Installing the Android Software Development Kit Platform Tools on your personal computer is the first and most important step. This binary, which is the official version of ADB and Fastboot given by Google, is the only one that is recommended. Therefore, download it, and then extract it to any area on your computer that is convenient for you. If you do so, you will receive the platform tools folder, which will be utilised throughout the remainder of this article in order to successfully install EvolutionX on Poco F4.
2: Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking
Next, you will need to make sure that your device is set to allow USB Debugging and that it is OEM Unlocked. The first option will ensure that your device is recognised by the computer when it is in ADB mode. After you have done this, you will be able to boot your device into the Fastboot Mode. On the other side, in order to unlock the bootloader, you will need to get the OEM Unlocking done first.
So head over to Settings > About Phone > Tap on Build Number 7 times > Go back to Settings > System > Advanced > Developer Options > Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking.
3: Unlock Bootloader on Poco F5
The next step is to unlock the device’s bootloader, which will also need to be done. It is important to keep in mind that doing so would delete all of the data from your device and may also void the warranty on it. If everything sounds okay to you, then kindly consult our in-depth tutorial on how to unlock the bootloader on any Xiaomi device to find out how to do it.
4: Download Pixel Extended for Poco F5
From the link below, you can now download the Pixel Extended for your device.
After that, zip up the ROM file and move it to your PC’s platform tools folder.
5: Install TWRP Recovery on Poco F5
In order to flash Pixel Extended, it is now necessary for you to install a custom recovery on your Poco F5 device. You can learn how to do it by reading our post, which is titled “How to Install TWRP Recovery on Poco F5 or Redmi Note 12 Turbo.”
6: Boot to TWRP Recovery
Now attach your gadget using a USB cord to the computer.
Ensure that USB Debugging is turned on.
Then enter CMD in the address bar and navigate to the platform-tools folder. By doing this, the Command Prompt will open.
To boot your device into TWRP Recovery, enter the following command in the CMD window.
adb reboot recovery
7: Install Pixel Extended on Poco F5
To flash the ROM ZIP file, swipe to the right from TWRP’s Install menu while selecting it.
Once finished, select Format Data under Wipe. Put YES in the space provided, then click the checkbox.
Once finished, select System under Reboot. The freshly loaded OS will now boot up on your device.
That sums it up nicely. These were the steps that needed to be taken in order to successfully install Pixel Extended on your Poco F5. Please let us know in the comments if you have any questions regarding the procedures that have been outlined above. We will get back to you as soon as possible with a solution to your problem.