Welcome back to the MIUI 9 weekly updates. This week’s update ‘MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.18’ has some incredible fixes and, a few optimizations and new features. The Xiaomi smartphones users with limited phone memory can enjoy this update as the local storage has been optimized to free up some space. Moreover, the full-screen smartphones can use this update as an optimization to their smartphone’s full-screen smart gestures.
You can get the last week’s update ‘MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.11‘ as well.
Important Reminder: You can now update your Xiaomi Mi 6 to Android 8.0 Oreo by following this method:
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 8.1.18 update on these devices:
The update has been suspended for:
You can download the ROM for your Xiaomi smartphone from the links given below:
We hope you will successfully install MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.18 update. If you experience any problem while installing, let us know in the comment section below.