Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 MIUI Software Update List

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 7 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 an average, the Global Stable ROM is updated once in 30-60 days.

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MIUI Global Beta update brings Screen Time Feature [Update: Now rolling out with MIUI v9.4.18 beta]

[Update: April 19 – The Screen Time feature is now rolling out with new MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM v9.4.18] Continue reading “MIUI Global Beta update brings Screen Time Feature [Update: Now rolling out with MIUI v9.4.18 beta]”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro expected to get Fortnite support soon

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 7 Pro in the country back in February, the smartphone is already amongst the most popular devices in its segment. Redmi Note 7 Pro sports Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Mobile Platform which is an excellent mid-range processor, but it doesn’t support Fortnite, a multiplayer online battle royale game. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro expected to get Fortnite support soon”

MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM brings Dark Mode [Update: Rolling out now]

Update 3 – April 18, 2019: Xiaomi has confirmed that Dark mode is currently available only for the Android 9 Pie based MIUI 10 Beta ROM for supported devices, and will soon come to other supported versions after thorough testing. Dark Mode is not available for POCO yet. Continue reading “MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM brings Dark Mode [Update: Rolling out now]”

Researcher finds MIUI lock screen authentication vulnerability leading to sensitive information disclosure [Update: Fixed in latest update]

Update: An update (V7-G-190411) for the app pushed through Google Play   has fixed the issue. Changelog says “Made the app more secure by restricting complete browsing from Glance”. Continue reading “Researcher finds MIUI lock screen authentication vulnerability leading to sensitive information disclosure [Update: Fixed in latest update]”

List of Xiaomi smartphones that are confirmed to get Android Pie update [Updated]

Xiaomi has finally released the list of smartphones eligible for Android Pie/Oreo update, these devices are supposed to get Android Pie/Oreo update sometime before Q2 2019. Xiaomi has mentioned that the smartphones which have already received two major Android updates are unlikely to receive further Android updates. The list of smartphones eligible to receive Android update includes both Mi and Redmi range of smartphones. Continue reading “List of Xiaomi smartphones that are confirmed to get Android Pie update [Updated]”

Xiaomi drops Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A Android Pie update plans

Xiaomi shared a list of smartphones eligible for Android Pie update back in December 2018, later it added more devices to the list and announced Android Pie based MIUI Beta ROM for Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi Note 6 ProRedmi 6 Pro and Redmi Y2 (S2) will be rolled out in Q1 2019. Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A were added to the list last month, and the devices were supposed to receive Android Pie based MIUI Global Beta ROM sometime in Q2 2019. Continue reading “Xiaomi drops Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A Android Pie update plans”

Xiaomi introduces new MIUI charging animation

Xiaomi’s MIUI is amongst the most popular android skins with more than 300 million worldwide users. MIUI is a heavy skin on top of Android, but what sets it apart from other Android skins is its feature richness and customizations. MIUI gets updated biweekly, including closed beta on every Tuesday and public beta on every Friday. Continue reading “Xiaomi introduces new MIUI charging animation”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro MIUI 10.2.8.0 update with March Security Patch, bug fixes rolls out in India

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 7 Pro on February 28 in India running MIUI 10 on top of latest Android 9.0 (Pie). Redmi Note 7 Pro packs a 6.3-inch Full HD+ waterdrop notch display with 1.95mm narrow bezels, 81.37% screen-to-body ratio. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro MIUI 10.2.8.0 update with March Security Patch, bug fixes rolls out in India”

Researcher finds URL spoofing vulnerability on Mi browser and Mint Browser, Mi Security team acknowledges the issue

Xiaomi Mint Browser

Arif Khan, an independent security researcher has recently discovered an issue on Xiaomi Browsers including Mi Browser and recently launched Mint Browser. The vulnerability (CVE-2019-10875) was found to be present in Global version of these browsers and not on the Chinese version, which as per the researcher might be intentional. Continue reading “Researcher finds URL spoofing vulnerability on Mi browser and Mint Browser, Mi Security team acknowledges the issue”

Xiaomi drops software support for several devices including Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4

Redmi Note 4-2

Update — April 5, 2019: Xiaomi has updated the list to clarify that it is the Redmi Note 4 MediaTek version that was launched in China and the Redmi, so the Indian Snapdragon variant that is called Redmi Note 4X in China will likely get updates. The Redmi 4 that has been dropped is also the Chinese version, so the India version was launched as Redmi 4X in China will likely get updates. Continue reading “Xiaomi drops software support for several devices including Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Android 9.0 Pie MIUI beta update starts rolling out, brings system-wide dark mode and Game Turbo [Download Link]

Update: You can download the Android Pie based MIUI 9.3.28 recovery ROM here and flash it using the recovery method or download fastboot ROM here and flash it manually.

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Xiaomi introduces Game Turbo in MIUI for POCO F1

Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO launched POCO F1 running on Android with a skin on top, called MIUI For POCO. The smartphone has been in news since the launch for good reasons except for a  few issues, but the company has been very responsive towards addressing the issues and kept updating it with new features as per user feedback. Continue reading “Xiaomi introduces Game Turbo in MIUI for POCO F1”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro gets Android 9.0 Pie-based MIUI Global Beta ROM [Download Link]

Update – March 22, 2019: Xiaomi has released MIUI10 v9.3.21 Global Beta update that also brings Android Pie. You can download the recovery ROM here and flash using updater method. Stable update is expected soon. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro gets Android 9.0 Pie-based MIUI Global Beta ROM [Download Link]”