Xiaomi users are eagerly waiting for MIUI 9 to roll out for their devices. Today we here with a good news for Redmi Note 4 & Mi 6 users, as promised earlier, Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 9 Global Beta. But the update is only rolling out to its users in China only. Now as these devices are getting updates, Xiaomi will soon launch the update for the second batch of the devices which include Mi MIX, Mi Note 2, Mi 5, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi Max 2, Mi Max, Redmi 4/4X.
Those who wish to update their device can get it over at MIUI.com. The beta ROM will have to be flashed manually for those who aren’t already running a previous beta ROM version. Many features which are coming with MIUI 9 are faster app launching speeds, new animations and icons, split-screen mode and more like Smart App Launcher and Smart Assistant for the Chinese variants only.
The changelog brought by MIUI 9 version 7.8.10 is as follows:
- Deep-level system optimizations (08-07)
- New icons (08-07)
- New animations for launching and existing apps (08-07)
- Simpler Home screen editing (08-07)
- Introducing Split screen (08-07)
- Improved Silent mode triggered by the volume button (08-07)
- Improved readability for the start page of Messaging (08-07)
- Search for apps in the dual app’s settings (08-03)
The instruction set by Xiaomi is available on the site with all the steps and guide, which also gives instructions for unlocking the bootloader, on the update page. There is still no word on when the stable version will be out for the devices but the latest details and information related to another update will be shared soon. Stay tuned.