Redmi 7A finally starts receiving MIUI 11 Global Stable update

Update: Redmi 7A MIUI v11.0.2.0 has started rolling out widely after v11.0.1.0 was rolled back. You can download the recover ROM here or the OTA from V10.2.10.0 here and update it manually, if you have not received the update yet.

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Redmi Note 8 Pro MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 11.0.4.0 with SMS issue fix and December security patch]

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 8 Pro smartphone in India running MIUI 10.4 Global Stable on top of Android 9.0 (Pie). Xiaomi doesn’t follow any fixed update frequency for the MIUI Global Stable ROM but on average, the Global Stable ROM is updated once in a month. Continue reading “Redmi Note 8 Pro MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 11.0.4.0 with SMS issue fix and December security patch]”

Redmi Note 8 Pro users report OTP issue in India; will be fixed in the next update [Update: Fix rolling out]

Update: January 6, 2020 — Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 11.0.4.0 update that fixes the OTP issue. It might take some time to roll out to everyone. Continue reading “Redmi Note 8 Pro users report OTP issue in India; will be fixed in the next update [Update: Fix rolling out]”

RedmiBook laptops could launch in India soon as Xiaomi files trademark

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand introduced the RedmiBook 13 and RedmiBook 14 Pro laptops last year in China and a lot of users in India were waiting for the company to launch its lineup of laptops here. The wait seems to end soon finally as the RedmiBook trademark has been filed in India and the company could launch laptops in India soon.

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MIUI Launcher gets App Share shortcut, new fingerprint unlock animation

Xiaomi’s MIUI is well-known for the customizations it offers, despite being user-friendly and customizable, people had some complaints with MIUI such as Notification Shade and MIUI Launcher. Xiaomi hugely improved the notification shade with last two iterations of MIUI but MIUI Launcher didn’t get much improvements and features. Last year, Xiaomi introduced Hidden Apps on MIUI Launcher and also introduced App Drawer on MIUI China ROM. Continue reading “MIUI Launcher gets App Share shortcut, new fingerprint unlock animation”

Xiaomi Redmi 7 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI V11.0.3.0 with December security patch]

Xiaomi launched the Redmi 7 smartphone in India on 24th April running MIUI 10.2 Global Stable on top of Android 9.0 (Pie). Xiaomi doesn’t follow any fixed update frequency for the MIUI Global Stable ROM but on an average, the Global Stable ROM is updated once in 30-60 days. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi 7 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI V11.0.3.0 with December security patch]”

Xiaomi devices will come with Google Phone as default dialer and Messages for messaging in some regions

Xiaomi’s MIUI is amongst the popular Android UIs, but it is famous amongst users because of feature richness, customizations, and minimal design. MIUI focuses on providing a complete user experience and to achieve this, MIUI is loaded with many system apps like Dialer, Messaging, Mi File Manager, Mi Calculator, Recorder, Mi Share, Mi Music, Mi Video, and many other apps. Continue reading “Xiaomi devices will come with Google Phone as default dialer and Messages for messaging in some regions”

Xiaomi says it has fixed Mi Home Security Camera bug that displayed pictures from other cameras on Google Nest hub

Xiaomi launched its Home Security Camera earlier this year which supports 1080p recording with AI motion detection, infrared night vision, and more. While there has been a rise in the use and adoption of home security cameras and other smart home devices recently, there are issues related to privacy and security. On similar lines, today, a Xiaomi Security Camera displayed pictures from other cameras on a user’s Google Nest Hub and this issue has affected a group of users.

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Xiaomi Redmi Y3 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI V11.0.4.0 with December security patch]

Xiaomi launched the Redmi y3 smartphone in India on 24th April running MIUI 10.2 Global Stable on top of Android 9.0 (Pie). Xiaomi doesn’t follow any fixed update frequency for the MIUI Global Stable ROM but on average, the Global Stable ROM is updated once in 30-45 days. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Y3 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI V11.0.4.0 with December security patch]”

Xiaomi Redmi K20 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: Android 10 update with December Security Patch]

Xiaomi launched the Redmi K20 smartphone in India on July 17th running MIUI 10.3 Global Stable on top of Android 9.0 (Pie). Xiaomi doesn’t follow any fixed update frequency for the MIUI Global Stable ROM but on an average, the Global Stable ROM is updated once in 30-45 days. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi K20 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: Android 10 update with December Security Patch]”

Xiaomi Mi Watch Color with 1.3-inch circular AMOLED display, 14 days battery life, colorful straps announced

Xiaomi launched its Wear OS-based Mi Watch with AMOLED display, eSIM support recently. Following that, Xiaomi’s Mijia or Mi Ecosystem has now announced its new ‘Watch Color’ with a circular display, various color strap options, and more.

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Get Android 10 on Redmi Note 5 Pro with Pixel Experience

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro was amongst best-selling devices last year, Xiaomi launched it running on Android Nougat, and was updated to Android 8.1 (Oreo) in June 2018. The company rolled out Android 9.0 (Pie) update to the smartphone back in May this year, the device is almost 18 months old and has already received two Android updates. It is almost certain that Xiaomi will not update the Android version on the Redmi Note 5 Pro, but in case you own a Redmi Note 5 Pro and wish to keep your device updated with the latest Android version, you may try a custom ROM. We had earlier tried Android 10 based Arrow OS on our Redmi Note 5 Pro and now, we are back with Android 10 based Pixel Experience custom ROM review. Continue reading “Get Android 10 on Redmi Note 5 Pro with Pixel Experience”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 11.0.6.0 Update with December Security Patch]

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 7 Pro smartphone in India back in February running MIUI 10.2 Global Stable on top of Android 9.0 (Pie). Xiaomi doesn’t follow any fixed update frequency for the MIUI Global Stable ROM but on average, the Global Stable ROM is updated once in a month.

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Redmi K30 5G with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 765G, liquid cooling, 64MP quad rear cameras to go on sale in China starting from Jan 7

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand announced the Redmi K30 5G and 4G versions at an event in China earlier this month. Even though 4G version of the phone went on sale China from December 12th, the company said that the Redmi K30 5G will go on sale from January 2020. Today it has confirmed that the first sale of the phone will happen starting from January 7th. Even though this might be the first phone to be announced with Snapdragon 765G, the OPPO Reno3 Pro 5G which was introduced last week will be the first Snapdragon 765G-powered phone that will be available in China from tomorrow, December 31st. Continue reading “Redmi K30 5G with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 765G, liquid cooling, 64MP quad rear cameras to go on sale in China starting from Jan 7”

Xiaomi launches Mi Matte Hard Case for the Redmi Note 8 Pro in India for Rs. 499

After launching the Mi Protective Glass for the Redmi Note 8 Pro smartphone few weeks back, Xiaomi has launched Mi Matte Hard Case for the phone. As the name says, this offers matte finish on the back and the sides offering a battery grip and promises all round protection for the phone since it is made of shock absorbent material. Continue reading “Xiaomi launches Mi Matte Hard Case for the Redmi Note 8 Pro in India for Rs. 499”