Face Unlock for Redmi Note 4 on MIUI 9

Face unlock has become quite popular and with more and more brands like Huawei, Xiaomi implementing this in their devices, here we have come up how you can get the Face unlock feature on your Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4 and even Mi Max Prime running on  latest MIUI 9.

The same zip file works on both Redmi Note 4 and Mi Max Prime, and a different zip for Redmi 4/4X.


Latest MIUI 9 v9.2.1.0
TWRP installed
Face Unlock Zip file



1)Go to TWRP recovery
2)Install the Zip file for your device only.

Download links

ANDROID 7.0 – here 
ANDROID 7.1 – here 



1) When will this come to other devices like Redmi Note 3, Redmi 3S etc?
As of now its available only for Redmi Note 4, Redmi 4/4x and Mi Max Prime. We will update the article when the support is added for other devices.

2) Does this work on MIUI ?
NO! You need to have MIUI 9 v9.2.1.0 to get this working. Flash the latest firmware for your device and then only this will work.

3) Does this work on custom roms?
This zip file wont work on other custom roms, but most custom roms have ways to get it enabled, so do check that out.

Have any issues? Tweet out to us @ChinmayDhumal and @Dhananjay_tech and we will surely help you.

Credits – XDA Developers


  1. Redmi note 4,UPDATE MIUI GIBEL9.5.10
    Hai work face unlocked application any problems in mobile

  2. Bro im using costum rom (lineage os 15) on my redmi note 4…I’m flashing this face unlock zip file and its successful… But when i boot my device the setting icon is disaper…and now im not able to open setting app…plz help me what can i do now…to acsess setting app???

  3. Borther if any mobile data photos and other files are lost when do this process
    Please update clearly

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