Two days back, we received the weekly MIUI 9 update ‘MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 7.12.7‘. However, the update was delayed for some unknown reasons. Today, the developers finally continue that update with the MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 7.12.8. The new update features major optimizations done to the browser. Moreover, previously we had the launcher crashes when updated to 7.12.1 especially witnessed in Xiaomi Mi 5 and Redmi 3S MIUI 9 ROMs. Thankfully, the launcher is also fixed in this update.
You can get the last week’s update ‘MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 7.12.1‘ as well.
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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 7.21.8 update on these devices:
Note: Update for Mi 2/2S, Mi 4i, Mi Note Redmi Note, Redmi Note Prime, Redmi 2 and Redmi 2 Prime has been suspended.
The latest MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 7.12.8 continues the same fixes, optimizations, and new features as in the suspended MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 7.12.7.
Hope you will successfully download MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM. We hope that you won’t any Launcher problems in this update. Let’s talk in the comment section regarding your experience with MIUI 9, any problems, and improvements needed.