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Download: MIUI 12.5 Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices [Update: Sep 15 builds]

The latest version of Xiaomi's custom Android skin - MIUI 12.5 - is finally here. The first incremental update over MIUI 12 has been unveiled at the Mi 11 launch event in China. Compared to MIUI 12, the stable version of which was released less than six months ago, MIUI 12.5 brings in a slew...

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...

Download: MIUI 12.5 beta now available for the Redmi Note 8 Pro

The MIUI 12.5 update rollout has picked up steam over the last few weeks. Earlier this month, we saw Xiaomi rolling out the latest version of its custom skin to POCO X3 Pro, followed closely by Redmi K20 Pro. Then just last week, the company rolled out MIUI 12.5 betas for the Redmi Note 10...

Download: MIUI 12.5 beta is now available for the Redmi Note 10 Pro Max & Note 10S

Xiaomi has been doing a decent job of rolling out its latest software release -- MIUI 12.5 -- to its vast portfolio of devices. Over the last few weeks, the company has rolled out MIUI 12.5 stable updates for the Mi 10T, the Mi 10T Pro, and the POCO X3 Pro. Older devices like the...

Download: MIUI 12.5 beta is now available for the Redmi K20 Pro in India

After releasing MIUI 12.5 stable updates for the Mi 10T, Mi 10T Pro, and the POCO X3 Pro in India over the last few weeks, Xiaomi has now started rolling out a beta build for the Redmi K20 Pro. The update brings a host of new features to the popular flagship killer, including new functionality...

Redmi 6/6A receive MIUI 12 update, but you probably shouldn’t install it

After unveiling MIUI 12 in April last year, Xiaomi shared a list of eligible devices that would receive the update. But the company removed four devices from the list in December last year due to compatibility and performance issues. These included the Redmi Y3, the Redmi 7, the Redmi 6, and the Redmi 6A. This...

Download: MIUI 12.5 update goes live for the Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro

MIUI 12.5 is the newest version of Xiaomi’s custom skin. It was unveiled in December last year, and since then, it has slowly been making its way to eligible Redmi, Mi, and POCO phones. Last month, Xiaomi rolled out the new update to the MI 11. Now the company is expanding the rollout to two...

Xiaomi lets you change the boot animation and charging screen in MIUI: Here’s how to do it without root!

While root access was mandatory for high-level customization on Android devices not too long ago, it's not as important these days. There are a bunch of apps on the Play Store that will let you customize almost every aspect of your device without requiring root access, and a couple of OEMs now also offer first-party...

Xiaomi launches its super premium Mi 11 Ultra in India to take on Galaxy S21 Ultra for a much lower price

Xiaomi, a company that is principally popular for its low-cost smartphones, launched an uber-premium smartphone that competes with the likes of Galaxy S21 Ultra and the iPhone 12 Pro Max. The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is not the company's first premium smartphone but it is among the first ones to launch globally. It is loaded...

Redmi Note 8, Xiaomi Mi Note 10, and Mi 10T Lite get Android 11-based MIUI 12 updates in some regions

Xiaomi kicked off its Android 11 update rollout with the Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, and the Redmi K30 Pro in September last year. The company has since rolled out MIUI 12-flavored Android 11 for a couple of devices, including the Mi 10 Lite, Mi Note 10 Lite, Redmi Note 9 Pro/Redmi Note 9S, and...

Here’s when your Mi, Redmi, and POCO smartphone will receive its MIUI 12.5 update

At its Mi 11 China launch event back in December 2020, Xiaomi teased the MIUI 12.5 update roadmap for a few of its devices. Soon after that, the company started pushing closed beta builds of MIUI 12.5 to select Mi and Redmi smartphones in its home country. Every year, the Chinese OEM splits efforts between...