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Download: MIUI 12 stable update rolling out to several Xiaomi, Redmi and POCO devices

MIUI 12 is the newest big release for Xiaomi smartphones, perhaps even bigger than an Android version jump. Features on Xiaomi devices are dictated more by their MIUI versions than the underlying Android version, so a MIUI version upgrade is an exciting event. This article will serve as the central repository of download links for...

Download: MIUI Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices [Update: Jan 19 PRE 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...

Descendant 12 based on Android 12 is here for the POCO F3, POCO X3, and more

The Descendant custom ROM is quite popular in the aftermarket development community, providing an alternative experience to users who want to retain the ability to customize their device and still stick closer to the stock Android look and feel. Over the years, Descendant has managed to create its own loyal fanbase who like the ROM...

Paranoid Android Sapphire Alpha is now available for more devices

The Paranoid Android team recently released Paranoid Android Sapphire Alpha for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. The latest version of the custom ROM is based on Android 12, and it packs most of the new features Google introduced in the latest OS upgrade. In addition, the release includes new wallpapers from Hampus Olsson,...

Xiaomi plans to slow down charging on some devices in China with third-party replacement batteries

It looks like Xiaomi is planning to go the Apple route and start showing a warning on its smartphones if the user installed a third-party battery. Not only that, the company may even slow down the charging speed. Xiaomi recently rolled out version 5.6.0 of the Mi Security app, an app that, among other things, offers...

OnePlus 9R, POCO F3, and Xiaomi Mi 10 family’s Android 11 kernel source code now available

Alongside the flagship OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro smartphones, OnePlus also unveiled a more affordable variant of the lineup called the OnePlus 9R. The India-only device comes with some spec changes to meet a lower price point, while still maintaining important bits to qualify for the 9-series badge. If you're planning to buy the...

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...

Download: Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro is getting its Android 11 update with MIUI 12

Back in September, Xiaomi delivered the first Android 11 "stable beta" build for the Mi 10 Pro to a very small group of early adopters. The owners of this phone are patiently waiting for the true stable update to hit their devices, based on the fact that the global variant of the regular Mi 10...

Xiaomi Android 11 Tracker: Here are all the official MIUI beta and stable builds to download and install

Following the arrival of the first public beta of Android 11 back in June, Xiaomi published similar AOSP-style beta builds for the Mi 10/10 Pro and the Redmi K30 Pro (e.g. the Chinese variant of the POCO F2 Pro) later that month. Shortly thereafter, the Chinese OEM started rolling out MIUI 12-based closed beta builds...

Download: Xiaomi rolls out stable Android 11 updates with MIUI 12 for the Mi 10 and the Redmi K30 5G

Looks like the time is ripe for the Android 11 official update story to gain some momentum, at least from Xiaomi's perspective. Apart from the Google Pixel lineup, official Android 11 updates by device makers have been few and far between, mostly dealing with Chinese OEMs like OnePlus and OPPO. Xiaomi, on the other hand,...

Google Camera 8.0 mod brings the Pixel 5’s camera app to OnePlus, Xiaomi, ASUS, and other phones

The Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G were launched with a new version of the Google Camera app (v8.0) that featured a revamped UI and some exciting new features. While the app was initially reserved for Google's latest phones, the company recently released Google Camera 8.1 which brought the new UI, Cinematic pan mode,...

Xiaomi releases kernel sources for the Mi 10 Ultra and Redmi 7/Y3 Android 10 builds

Of late, Xiaomi has been doing a great job of releasing kernel sources for newly launched devices. Earlier this year, the company released the kernel sources for its flagship Mi 10 series on the day the devices were unveiled. Similarly, kernel sources for the Redmi K30 Pro were released just a few days after the...