Xiaomi finally releases MIUI 9 Global Beta for the third batch, this September. You can now enjoy the latest ROM for the Xiaomi smartphones via OTA updates or download MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM and install it via Recovery Mode or Fastboot. The only devices left are:
These devices are delayed because of the instability factor in the developmental version. The update for the remaining smartphones will be provided in late September.
The users who are using MIUI 8 Global Beta ROM can grab your update three methods:
The simplest, risk-free, and the easiest way to jump to MIUI 9 is Via OTA. But let us tell you that if you want to go from Stable to Beta Version of MIUI 9, OTA update is not possible. You have to use the Fastboot method or Recovery method. Here’s the OTA method mentioned in three simple steps:
Meanwhile, the user who are using MIUI V5 / MIUI 6 / MIUI 7 / MIUI 8 stable ROM can upgrade their phones to MIUI 9 via the fastboot method.
This one is a little bit complicated and risky. If you haven’t received the update for your supported phone, you can’t try this. Moreover, it’s the only way to shift from Stable to Beta or Beta to Stable ROM or Developer to Stable / Beta.
How To Make a Local Backup?
Steps Before Fast-booting
Warning!!! Don’t remove the USB cable when the phone is fast-booting.
Safety Measure: We recommend to backup your data before fastboot. Shifting from Developer mode to Stable requires a complete wipe.
If you want a fresh installation, you can also select the recovery mode option and download the Recovery ROM.
A friend of mine uploaded the video when MIIU 9 was released back in the first batch. Here’s a video, instructing how to install and download MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM on any Xiaomi Device:
Note: Make sure you have a backup of the previous ROM.
You can get the MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 7.9.7 update on these devices:
The following links are of the latest MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 7.9.7, including the previous as well as the new Xiaomi smartphones:
Recovery ( 1234MB)
Hope you will successfully download MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM. Let’s talk in the comment section regarding your experience with MIUI 9, any problems, and improvements needed.
You can see the changelog from here.