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MIUI 9 ROM available to all eligible Mi, Redmi phones

Xiaomi has announced MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM is now available for all compatible handsets. Xiaomi VP and India MD Manu Kumar Jain made the announcement via Twitter saying the MIUI 9 is now available for all smartphones in India. The company had started with MIUI 9 Global ROM for Mi Mix 2 in November last year and since then it has expanded the release to several devices including the four-year-old Redmi 1s and Mi 3 series.

Xiaomi has a dedicated team in Bengaluru R&D office to work on the MIUI software. In a bid to offer tailor-made personalized options, it also offers custom themes, Hindu calendars and more.

The company has released MIUI 9 Global ROM to Mi Mix 2 (global version), Mi Note 3, Mi MIX, Mi 6, Mi Note 2, Mi Note Pro Mi 5 , Mi 5s, Mi 5c Mi 5s Plus , Mi Max 2 , Mi Max, Redmi 4/4X, Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Mi 3, Mi 4, Redmi Note 3 (Qualcomm chipset variant), Redmi Note 3 Special Edition, Redmi Note 4 (MediaTek chipset model), Mi 4i, Mi 4c, Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note Prime, Mi 2, 2S, Mi Note, Redmi 3, 3 Prime, Redmi 3S, 3S Prime and Redmi 4A.

MIUI 9 includes a bunch of new features and improvements including faster app load times, new design elements, shortcuts on lock screen, split screen feature, smart functionality and more. Some of the other highlights of MIUI 9 include Smart Assistant which can be accessed by swiping up from the home screen, a smart app launcher that suggests apps to launch based on the screen. And finally, its image search feature which can distinguish between photos based on the keywords you enter.

Stable ROM users of MIUI will receive an MIUI 9 update notification on their phone when the OTA update is ready for their handsets. Users can also refer to the Updater app to check for updates. Alternatively, they can go to Settings > About phone > System update, to manually look for an update. Meanwhile, as we mentioned, Xiaomi has provided the download links and full changelog for all the smartphones, in the MIUI Forum. It is advisable that users should back up their data before making the upgrade.


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