Xiaomi have released the latest version of their MI User Interface (MIUI). The firmware is based on Google’s operating system – Android. The new MIUI 11 to the surprise of many is still based on Android 9 Pie. We all taught it will be based on the new Android 10. Anyway, here is how to download and install MIUI 11 manually. For some unknown reasons, many eligible smartphones haven’t gotten the update automatically. This article will show you how you can get the user interface manually.
List of Xiaomi Device getting MIUI 11
Below is the list of Xiaomi smartphones that are eligibility to get the MIUI 11;
- POCOPHONE F1
- Redmi Y3
- Redmi Note 7S
- Redmi 7
- Redmi 7A
- Xiaomi Mi 8
- Xiaomi Mi Mix 3
- Redmi K20
- Xiaomi Mi 9T
- Redmi Note 7
- Redmi Note 7 Pro
- Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
- Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite
- Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s
How to Download and Install MIUI 11 manually
- On your Xiaomi device, go to “Settings“.
- Click on “About Phone“
- Go to “System Updates“, wait for a while for the system to refresh. If it doesn’t show available update, click on the “Check for updates“.
- You’ll need to keep checking for updates until it comes up.
If at this stage, it doesn’t work, consider changing the region of your smartphone. To do this, go to settings, type in your preferred region in the search box. After choosing your region, return to the “About Phone” and try again.
Create a file in your file manager and name it ‘downoladed_rom‘. Copy and paste the downloaded ROM into the file. Go back to the “About Phone” in Settings and try again. After a temporary warning, click on the three dotted line at the top left and choose “Select Update Package“. Locate the “downloaded_rom” and select the downloaded ROM.