XIAOMI REDMI 6 Posts on XDA

TWRP is now available for the ASUS ZenFone 5Z and BQ Aquaris VS/VS Plus, Xiaomi Redmi 6/6A support also readded

Team Win Recovery Project, or TWRP for short, has become synonymous with custom recovery for Android devices. The open-source solution offers a plethora of features that are otherwise not provided by a stock recovery environment, such as the ability to flash ZIP packages that contain aftermarket OSes or different mods, make and restore partition-level data...

TWRP is now available for the Samsung Galaxy M20, Galaxy S4 Mini (Sprint), Fairphone 3, drops support for the Moto E4+/E5, Realme 2 Pro, and Redmi 6/6A

Developers working on the Team Win Recovery Project recently unveiled TWRP 3.4.0 - a major release with several notable improvements, such as partial support for Android 10. TWRP has become the de-facto custom recovery solution for the Android modding community, as it can be used to flash ZIP archives that contain custom ROMs or other...

Download: MIUI 11 stable update rolling out to several Xiaomi and Redmi devices!

MIUI 11 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 an MIUI version upgrade is an exciting event. MIUI 11 was announced in China in September 2019, bringing along new...

MIUI 10 (Android Pie) rolls out for the Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A alongside kernel sources

Back in April, we learned through Xiaomi’s software update roadmap that devices such as the Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A were seemingly not going to receive Android Pie. The company later changed its mind and started recruiting beta testers for the Pie update for both devices. After spending over a month in closed beta testing,...

Xiaomi seeks testers for POCO F1’s Android Q update and Mi 6, Redmi 6, Redmi 6A’s Android Pie update

Xiaomi recently announced that it will be shutting its Global Beta ROMs for all devices, with effect from July 1, 2019. Public beta ROMs, though are presumed to be Beta in nature, have been stable enough for a lot of users to use it as a daily driver mainly because of the rather frequent nature...

Download: Android Pie-based MIUI 10 beta for Xiaomi Mi Note 3 and Stable Pie for Redmi Note 5 Pro and Redmi 6 Pro

The Redmi Note 5 series, launched back in February 2018, was one of the most popular devices sold by Xiaomi in India. Within the first four months of their launch, the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro crossed the 5 million figure in the country alone. The more powerful of the two,...

Download: Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A receive their first alpha builds of official Android Pie

Xiaomi's entry-level devices, the Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A, were launched last year with MIUI 9.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo and eventually upgraded to MIUI 10 still based on Oreo. While users may have pegged hopes for at least another major update to Android 9.0 Pie, Xiaomi recently ruled that it will be canceling...

[Update: Moto G6] Kernel sources for the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro, Moto G6 Play and Moto Z3 Play Android Pie updates are available

OEMs have been rolling out Android Pie updates for their devices, and the pace has naturally picked up over the last few months. With the release of a new Android version, OEMs also have to release kernel sources for the corresponding update, delivering updated files to users interested in taking a look. Now, kernel sources...

[Update: Redmi Y2/S2 will be updated] Xiaomi Redmi 6, Redmi 6A, and Redmi S2 are no longer expected to get Android Pie updates

Xiaomi has engrossed itself in active upgrading MIUI to Android 9.0 Pie. Earlier this year, it noted that the Mi 8 series, POCO F1, Mi MIX 2S, the Mi MAX 3 have already been updated and sketched out an update schedule for some other devices. Further, it has been testing the update on some other...

MIUI 10 Global Beta 9.3.21 fixes disappearing notification icons on the Mi 9 and Redmi Note 7, and more

MIUI is Xiaomi's take on customizing Android for their devices, bringing in several features and rather striking changes which are not available in stock Android. Xiaomi runs a continuous public Beta channel for several of its devices, testing out some of the upcoming changes that will then be incorporated within the Stable MIUI releases. The...

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro’s Android Pie update may bring dual VoLTE support

The global smartphone market is incredibly diverse with each market having their own preferences when it comes to hardware, software, and update support. Some markets are still dominated by regular text messaging while others have moved on to dedicated messaging platforms. Some places have enough WiFi hotspots to not care about cellular coverage and others...

[Update: India too] Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro gets a closed Android Pie beta in China

MIUI 10 has rolled out to many Xiaomi devices in the past few months, and the Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro got the Android Oreo-based update back in November. While the device will soon be succeeded by the upcoming Xiaomi Redmi 7 series, the company is still working hard on updating its current lineup. Xiaomi recently...