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Download: MIUI Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices [Update: June 22 PRE builds]

The latest version of Xiaomi's custom Android skin - MIUI 13 - is finally here. The latest iteration of MIUI has been unveiled at the Xiaomi 12 launch event in China. Compared to MIUI 12/12.5, MIUI 13 brings in a slew of improvements, visual overhauls, and a handful of new features. We have already extracted...

MIUI introduces several new foldable features for the Mi Mix Fold

MIUI already has several useful features for foldable devices, including a home screen dock, split-screen multitasking, and floating windows for apps. But as we noted in our review of the Mi Mix Fold last year, MIUI can definitely use some work to enhance the experience for large screen devices. Xiaomi is well aware of the...

MIUI may soon let you pre-download game content in the background

Love it or hate it, there's no doubt MIUI is one of the most feature-packed Android skins out there. It offers a plethora of customization options and tools to let you take full control of the software. And soon, it may even keep your favorite games up to date in the background. Within the latest version...

Interview: POCO Global weighs up debloating MIUI for budget devices

At this year's MWC, POCO unveiled both the POCO X4 Pro and the POCO M4 Pro. For a starting price of €299, the POCO X4 Pro is an incredible deal. It features a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with 1200 nits of peak brightness, Qualcomm’s 5G-capable Snapdragon 695 SoC, a 108MP f/1.9 main camera, and up...

Here’s when you might get MIUI 13 on your phone

At its launch event yesterday, Xiaomi officially detailed MIUI 13, the latest iteration of the company’s Android skin. MIUI 13 packs many exciting changes and improvements such as better app fluency with up to 23% fewer dropped frames, improved multitasking capabilities, privacy enhancements like fraud protection and privacy watermark, new system font, and much more....

Download the new MIUI 13 wallpapers for your smartphone

The Xiaomi 12 series has just launched with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, and with it comes MIUI 13. While MIUI brings a bunch of new features and improvements including some privacy features and a new system font. Not only that though, but there's a set of new wallpapers too. If you’re not...

Xiaomi Gallery update brings protective watermark, improved photo organization and more

MIUI is one of the most feature-rich custom Android skin out there, offering plenty of customizations and personalization that you won’t find in the vanilla version of Android. As with other custom skins, MIUI bundles a lot of first-party apps that rival Google’s offerings. It has its own app store to compete with the Google...

Xiaomi is testing MIUI 13 internally, with Android 11 and Android 12 bases

Xiaomi is gearing up to unveil its next flagship smartphone lineup in December. Recent leaks suggest that the lineup will include a device named Xiaomi 12X (codename psyche), featuring Qualcomm's Snapdragon 870 chipset, a 50MP primary camera, and a 6.28-inch FHD+ AMOLED display. Now, a new leak suggests that the device could launch with MIUI...

Most Popular Custom ROMs for Android: LineageOS, Pixel Experience, Paranoid Android, and more!

If you have been following the Android aftermarket development scene for a while, you must have heard of the term custom ROM. A custom ROM is essentially a third-party operating system that replaces the factory-installed stock ROM or skin on your phone. Even though manufacturers like Samsung, OnePlus, and Xiaomi have done a great job...

Xiaomi’s secret blacklist of phrases sounds scary, but it may not be what it seems

Chinese smartphone makers are often under heavy scrutiny due to geopolitical reasons, and the company that has taken the brunt of criticism is Huawei. However, other companies like Xiaomi haven't been left untouched, as the world's number one smartphone vendor recently had to fight off the U.S. Government's attempt to label it a "Communist Chinese...

MIUI’s under-development Pure Mode prevents sideloading apps

Xiaomi is reportedly testing a new feature in MIUI that will prevent users from sideloading apps. The feature is called "Pure Mode," and Xiaomi says it will protect users from accidentally installing malicious apps from unknown sources. According to the Chinese news outlet IT Home (via Android Authority), the Pure Mode will be a new system...

Download: MIUI 12.5 with Android 11 goes live for the Redmi Note 9 in India

After rolling out MIUI 12.5 to the Redmi K20, Redmi Note 10, Redmi Note 10S, and Redmi Note 8 Pro over the past few weeks, Xiaomi is bringing its custom skin to one more phone. The Redmi Note 9 from 2020 is the latest to receive the MIUI 12.5 update. More importantly, the update is...