Xiaomi and MIUI have finally released the MIUI 9 for the remaining Xiaomi devices. Moreover, the previous models which already runs on the new MIUI, the latest MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 7.9.7 provides the latest fixes and new features. Still, MIUI 9 has delayed due to stability factor for some of the smartphones including:
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:
You can download MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 7.9.7 from here.