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One of the emerging smartphone manufacturer named Meizu has been changing its game by updating the very popular Flyme OS to version 6. The Flyme 6 OS listed below is actually a Public Beta version and the official release is near too. Though the Flyme 6 ROM is not based on the latest Android 7.1 Nougat, but it still brings some stunning features. Based on the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, it has DND, App permissions, Notification managements, and much more. This update benefits all the Meizu variants. Moreover, in order to get the Android 7.1.2 Nougat on your Meizu device get either the Resurrection Remix 5.8.3+ or the Lineage OS 14.1.

The new version of ROM has become quite popular just like the MIUI ROM for Xiaomi. The best way to gain popularity for a small term manufacturer is by making a popular open source Android OS just like the Flyme OS. It supports many Android devices from other manufacturers such as Samsung, LG, OnePlus, Xiaomi, Google Nexus, Motorola, etc. This makes Meizu more popular as the ROM can be ported to other third-party devices via custom ROMS.

Here with the Flyme 6 ROM you get a completely revamped user interface,
Intelligent Thinking Engine, Game Mode, Auto-repair at Night with One Mind, Process Reaper, Flash Launch, Kid Space, Time Machine for Contacts, Recycle Bin, Notification Management like Intelligent Notification Storage and Notification Management Shortcut, Brand-new Multi-task Management, Zero-delay Camera, Security and Payment options, and much more. Check out more details from the Flyme website.

What’s new with Flyme 6 OS?

System

·Updated to Flyme 6.
·Updated Hot Apps and renamed it to App Store
·Updated Weather
·Updated Launcher
··Improved battery management.
·Improved Bluetooth connectivity.
·Updated video version.
·Improved system stability.
·Enhanced system agility.
·Refined system translations.
·Improved compatibility for some third-party apps.

Visual design

·Brand new color schemes for user interface.
·Adjusted font style and spacing to improve reading experience.

Notification shade

·Added support for dynamic notifications that can be viewed and played in the notification shade.
·Added notification management shortcut so users can access management options by long pressing a notification card.

Home screen

·New toggle: Screen Rec.
·Added support for bidirectional long screenshot along with brush, text, mosaic, and other screenshot editing options.
·Added ability to open relevant settings screen by long pressing a toggle.
·Display incoming call notifications in small bubbles so users can decline or answer calls without leaving current screen when playing games.

Task Manager

·Added support for 3 new gestures: swipe left from right edge to open Task Manager; swipe up to remove task card; swipe down to lock or blur task card, or add apps to multiwindow.
·Display apps’ memory usage beneath task cards for easier viewing and control.
·Moved “clear all” button from top to bottom of screen for one-hand reachability

One Mind engine

·Added Game Mode, which identifies running apps to enhance gaming performance, and disables gestures with Do Not Disturb feature.
·Added ability to sort notifications by priority, displaying most important message on top.
·Added Smart Sleep mode. Based on users’ work and rest patterns, it adjusts network connection to save memory and battery power, and repairs the system automatically at night by defragmenting memory and managing system caches and background processes.
·Added Smart Background, which freezes or closes background apps according to their characteristics and running status, so as to reduce memory and battery usage. Apps manually disallowed from background will be kept running when in working state.
·Added Lightning Startup for apps. After learning your usage habits, the system will pre-load frequently used apps to quicken their startup.

Parallel Space

·Added Kid Space with special Home screen layout, low battery lock, anti-addiction, and other customized features for children.
·Added Privacy Mode, allowing users to enter multiple spaces using different passwords.

Camera

·Added makeup feature.
·Added Smart Beautification with 5 beautification levels, turning the phone into a selfie pro.
·Added a variety of filters.
·Added time-lapse mode.
·Added support for wind noise reduction to video recorder and improved video recording scenes to remove noise when recording and improve video quality.
·Added ability to adjust exposure compensation using gestures; separated focusing from metering to meet variable requirements in different camera scenes.
·Added ability to launch camera by double-clicking Home button when screen is off.

Gallery

·Added support for video editing, allowing users to edit videos and add filters.
·Added a panorama album to organize and store panorama photos taken with the camera.
·Pull down on photo list screen to view total quantities of photos and videos stored in Gallery.
·Hold slider to view browsing progress.
·Swipe down on an opened photo to return to photo list.
·Tap “Resize” on image details screen to adjust photo resolution.
·Added new photo sharing interface, allowing users to continue selecting photos on the sharing screen.

Security

·Added Cleaner; re-categorized and sorted files generated during phone use.
·Added background network manager to monitor third-party apps’ network access and prevent unauthorized data usage.
·Added low power mode. Remind users to enable low battery mode when phone battery is running low; control Bluetooth, GPS, sounds, and other features to extend battery life.
·Streamlined super saving mode’s mechanism, keeping only Phone, Messages and two other apps at most, so that basic needs can be met even with critically low battery level.
·Improved power consumption curve on consumption details screen, adding foreground, background and other usage information.
·Improved UI design, added background management in place of auto-start management, and combined security and privacy management with permission management.

Download Flyme 6 OS full firmware update package

The following packages are update zip files for the Flyme 6 ROM. It can also be termed as the full stock firmware files.

Flyme 6 Public Beta Version- Flyme 6.7.3.3G Beta Global variants

Flyme 6.7.4.11G Beta Download link other variants

This is an upgraded version over the previous version 6.7.3. It brings some system optimizations and is limited to only a few of Meizu devices listed below. Support for more coming soon.

The Flyme 6 ROM is a Beta version. Meaning, it may come with some bugs or stability issues. You can also revert back to official Flyme 5 OS with the same procedure. Download latest official Flyme 5 full stock firmware from here. However, you will need to factory reset the phone if you already have Flyme 6 running on your phone.

How to update Meizu Android phones to Flyme 6 ROM?

  • Before you move onto installing the Flyme 6 update, take a backup of the previous Flyme 5 from Settings>Backup phone> and select all the categories.
  • Now transfer the Backup files to the PC.
  • Download Flyme 6 full stock firmware file from above for your Meizu device.
  • Transfer the update.zip file to internal storage of the phone.
  • Keep the update file to the root of the storage. Meaning outside every folder.
  • Now go to File Manage and simply tap on update.zip file.
  • Tap on the Upgrade option on the next popup.
  • Wait for the firmware upgrade to do its thing.
  • Reboot to system.

The above video is just two minutes in length and does not take much of your mobile data. So you can watch it even on limited internet package. That’s it. Enjoy the new Flyme OS 6 ROM on your Android phone. For queries, comment down below.