Xiaomi rolls out final MIUI 10.2 update for Redmi Note 3


Redmi 1S, Redmi Note/Prime, Redmi 2/Prime were the devices which redefined their respective price segments back in 2014-15 and helped Xiaomi becoming an established player in India but it was Redmi Note 3 that paved the way towards making company India’s No. 1 smartphone brand. The device is almost three years old now and so, Back in December, Xiaomi announced that MIUI 10.2 will be the last update for the devices including Redmi Note 3 and Mi 5. Last year, it dropped software support for some devices including Redmi 1S, Redmi Note 4GRedmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Mi 4i that were launched in 2015 or before.

As per users on Mi Community, Redmi Note 3 has started receiving MIUI 10.2.1.0.MHOMIXM update which is 178 MB in size. The update is based on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) but Xiaomi has managed to enable Split Screen and Quick Switch on devices running Android 6.0. In the changelogs, Xiaomi has mentioned that it has updated the Android security patch on the device but it still runs on July 2018 security patch similar to MIUI 10.1.1.0.MHOMIFI that was rolled out last month. Check out the changelog below,

System

Fix: Updated Android security patch

Phone

Fix: UI elements for switching between cameras during video calls were displayed incorrectly

Lockscreen, Status Bar, Notification Bar

Fix: The button that returns you to an ongoing call overlapped with times

Fix: Couldn’t restrict floating notifications

Fix: Couldn’t use fingerprint to unlock the device when it was locked during a call

Fix: The earphone icon sometimes disappeared

Fix: Scrolling screenshots didn’t always work properly

Recorder

Fix: Recording status wasn’t updated in the Notification shade when a recording was paused

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Author: Arpit Porwal

Coming from the Mathematics research background, Arpit keeps an eye on MIUI and Xiaomi products and uses Redmi K20 Pro as his daily driver. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.