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MIUI 11 has started rolling for compatible Xiaomi devices. Moreover, the company has also shared the MIUI 11 rollout timetable for global and Indian units that depicts when and which device will get long-anticipated update.

Matter of fact, based on the roadmap, some of the devices have already received the stable MIUI 11 update. The 11th iteration of Xiaomi’s in-house skin brings in design changes to UI, new AOD (Always On Display), Mi Share, Digital Wellbeing, Mi Work, ultra power saving mode and many more goodies.



Moreover, looking at the changes and enhancements MIUI 11 brings in for Xiaomi devices, it seems pretty straight, why Xiaomi users are waiting for this update.

Notably, the Mi 6 and Mi MIX 2 have also received the MIUI 11 based update, albeit in China. And in a recent development, the update has started hitting the Redmi Note 7 Pro in India and Mi 9 Lite (Mi CC9) units.

Let us take a look at the update one by one.

Redmi Note 7 ProThe Redmi Note 7 Pro is now receiving MIUI 11 update here in India. Notably, the phone has already received an update in China. And in India, the last update that it received was the August security patch that brought along minor fixes as well

Now come update carries the version number V11.0.5.0.PFHINXM and weighs in about 746 MB in size. Below is the official changelog and the screenshot of the update:

Changelog:


  • Optimized system performance
  • Improved system security and stability




Not that the update will be pushed via OTA. However, if you want to sideload the update on your device manually then, you can download the update package file from below:
Download link


  • Device: Redmi Note 7 Pro
  • Codename: violet
  • Channel: India Stable
  • Version: V11.0.5.0.PFHINXM
  • Android: 9

    • Download: Link
    • MD5: 04632f47d3447f1884432823d90ca69d


Mi 9 Lite (Mi CC9)Mi 9 Lite (rebranded Mi CC9) was recently announced and is reportedly receiving the MIUI 11 update. The latest update carries version number V11.3.1.0.PFCCNXM for Mi CC9 (China) and V11.3.2.0.PFCEUXM for Mi 9 Lite (Europe).

The OTA package weighs in around 615 MB. Below is the official changelog of the latest update for the Mi 9 Lite or Mi CC9:

Changelog:

Comprehensive design optimized for full screen display devices
– Removing visual clutter, improving touch controls, and refining the use of color allowed us to create the system where nothing stands between you and the content

Always-on display
– Always-on display now comes with gorgeous dynamic themes. Essential information is displayed on your screen 24/7.
– Personalize your device with a unique signature
– Keep your screen alive with our amazing special effects

Sounds of nature
– Notification sounds won’t make you tired. Now, they keep changing dynamically, just like nature does.

Mi Share
– Transfer files from phone to phone at breakneck speeds

Documents
– Preview your documents before you open them
– Stay productive and efficient with our all-new Mi Doc Viewer

Printing
– Print photos and files directly from your phone without installing any additional apps

System
– New: Editing, sharing, and customizing your screenshots is now much easier
– Optimization: Removed unnecessary sound notifications for DND mode
– Optimization: Lock screen pocket mode

Lockscreen, status bar, Notification shade
– New: More clock formats for Always-on display
– New: Different options for hiding the notch
– Optimization: Calendar icon on the turned off screen
– Optimization: In-screen fingerprint scanner’s response
– Optimization: Improved UI and layouts for selecting items that are displayed on the turned off screen
– Fix: Fingerprint icon wasn’t always displayed on the Lock screen

Game speed booster
– New: Continuous swiping opens an additional menu in Game Turbo now
– New: You can create a Home screen shortcut for Game Turbo now
– Optimization: Prompts about turning on Game Turbo
– Refreshed start page of Game Turbo
– Auto brightness, screenshot gestures, and Reading mode can be turned off automatically when Game Turbo is on
– A major upgrade for the toolbox in Game Turbo: autoplay and switching between data SIM cards are available now






Notably, the update brings in a lot of new features and goodies for the Mi 9 Lite and Mi CC9 like Game speed booster, new lock screen and notification bar, optimized system performance and more.

Moreover, if you wish to sideload the update manually for your device then, you can download the update file from the below section. However, note that the following link is applicable for Mi CC9 as we have yet to capture the OTA for Mi 9 Lite.

Download link


  • Device: Mi CC9
  • Codename: pyxis
  • Channel: China Stable
  • Version: V11.3.1.0.PFCCNXM

    • Download: Link
    • MD5: afa99e1de453573c023cbfb785bd5674
Once you have downloaded the update from the above link, go to SettingsAbout PhoneSystem updatepress the MIUI version logo 10 times tap on the three-dot icon at the top right corner and select Choose update package. Locate the update package inside the ‘downloaded_rom’ folder of your internal storage and select the file to update manually.

Happy installing!

Update 1 (October 28)

The MIUI 11 update for Mi 9 Lite is available for global units as well. We have also captured OTA package for EU variant. Grab them from the following section:


  • Device: Mi 9 Lite
  • Codename: pyxis
  • Channel: Global Stable
  • Version: V11.3.2.0.PFCMIXM
  • Android: 9

    • Type: Recovery

      • Download: Link
      • MD5: 330297fc95780dbe7f2713750ef878fa

  • Channel: Europe Stable
  • Version: V11.3.2.0.PFCEUXM
  • Android: 9

    • Type: Recovery

      • Download: Link
      • MD5: 47e74213eba6f460fdacafe788bc11c3
Update 2 (October 28)

MIUI 11 is now available for Indian Redmi Note 7/7S units. Take a look at this article for download link and more info.

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