Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro gets Android 9.0 Pie-based MIUI Global 10.3 Stable ROM with Dual VoLTE and Dark Mode

Xiaomi launched the Redmi 6 Pro in India back in September 2018 running MIUI 9 on top of Android 8.1 (Oreo) and later in December, it was updated to MIUI 10 which was also based on Android 8.1. Back in February, the company started recruiting Beta testers for testing Android Pie based MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM for various devices including Redmi 6 Pro. The company rolled out Android Pie based MIUI Global Beta ROM for the device in March.

As per posts on Mi Community, Xiaomi has started rolling out Android 9.0 (Pie) based MIUI Global Stable ROM to Redmi 6 Pro users in India. The new update comes as MIUI and weighs around 1.6 GB in size, and brings Android 9.0 (Pie) along with May 2019 security patch to the device.

Redmi 6 Pro features Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 mobile platform, the same processor that powers Mi A1 which received Dual VoLTE along with Android Pie update back in December 2018. The new update also brings Dual VoLTE support to the smartphone along with system-wide dark mode and face unlock support for app lock.

Xiaomi has already rolled out Android 9.0 (Pie) based MIUI Global Stable ROM for Redmi Note 6 Pro, and Redmi Note 5 Pro. The company has also announced that Redmi Y2 will get Android Pie based MIUI Global Stable update around June. Xiaomi has already kicked off MIUI 11 development and company CEO has already confirmed that MIUI 11 will get rid of ads that affect user experience. Check out the changelogs below,


Optimization: Updated Android Security Patch to May 2019. Increased system security.

Android 9.0 update.


Fix: Ending calls took longer time than expected.

Fix: Status bar shortcut and floating notification for calls appeared at the same time.

App Lock

New: Face unlock support

Lockscreen, status bar, Notification shade

New: You can stay on the lock screen after using Face unlock.

New: You can restrict opening Notification shade on the Lock screen now.

Optimization: Face data was recorded too fast.

Optimization: Face unlock efficiency.

Fix: LED light didn’t blink when the battery was low.

Fix: Face unlock prompts didn’t disappear on time.

Fix: Low battery warning didn’t appear in landscape mode.

Home screen

Fix: Notification badges were displayed incorrectly on the WhatsApp icon


Fix: Sync page couldn’t be refreshed whenever sync was turned on or off in the Notification shade.

Mi Cloud

Optimization: We redesigned Mi Cloud’s start page. It looks much better now.

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Author: Arpit Porwal

Coming from the Mathematics research background, Arpit keeps an eye on MIUI and Xiaomi products and uses POCO X2 as his daily driver. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.