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Update: The MIUI 9 ROM is now also available for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and Note 4X. Xiaomi revealed its latest MIUI 9 firmware and all of its features to the world including the user interface. The MIUI 9 is known for its smooth transition and extremely light weight UX. Even the tag line for MIUI 9 says its fast. Though the MIUI 9 official launch is supposed to start from August 11, 2017, we already have the first MIUI 9 firmware build for some of the Xiaomi device. The first device to receive it is the stunning Redmi Note 4. For what we know, its is based on Android 7.0 Nougat and latest security update from AOSP.
The MIUI 9 ROM listed below is the China developer ROM and not the Global ROM. However, you can still install it on your phone with ease. You can change the language as desired. As it is China developer ROM, it comes with some bloatware. So make sure your device is bootloader unlocked so you can root MIUI 9 via Magisk or SuperSU. That way, you can remove the bloatware.
Moreover, if you want the MIUI 9 right now, then you can become a MIUI 9 beta tester and avail your ROM right now.
MIUI 9 features:
List of Xiaomi devices receiving MIUI 9 update right now
Xiaomi revealed the MIUI 9 update rollout schedule for all of its devices. Here is the list of all. However, the Beta test is currently live and you may get it right now.
Official MIUI 9 update release on August 11, 2017
- Xiaomi Mi 6
- Xiaomi Mi 5X
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X (Qualcomm)
Official MIUI 9 update release on August 25, 2017
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
- Xiaomi Xiaomi Mi MIX
- Xiaomi Mi Note 2
- Xiaomi Mi 5
- Xiaomi Mi 5s
- Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus
- Xiaomi Mi 5c
- Xiaomi Mi Max 2
- Xiaomi Mi Max 32GB
- Xiaomi Mi Max 64GB/128GB
- Xiaomi Mi 4S
- Xiaomi Mi 4c
- Xiaomi Mi Note Pro
- Xiaomi Redmi 4X
Rest of the Xiaomi devices shall receive MIUI 9 it from September, 2017.
Download official MIUI 9 ROM for Xiaomi devices
Update: A TWRP flashable MIUI 9 ROM is also available for download now.
Official MIUI 9 fastboot ROM for Note 4:
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 MIUI 9 ROM | Download | Fastboot file
This is the fastboot file. We will surely update the recovery file once available. It is the China Developer ROM exclusively available with us. Thanks to the awesome Xiaomi community.
TWRP flashable MIUI 9 ROM:
Redmi Note 4 TWRP MIUI 9 ROM | Download | Flash via TWRP
You will also need:
Lazy Flasher Download| Mirror link
You will need Lazy Flasher to decrypt the system or you may face bootloop.
Official MIUI 9 ROM for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X:
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X MIUI 9 ROM | Download | Fastboot file
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How to install MIUI 9 ROM onto Xiaomi Redmi Note 4?
Being a Fastboot file, you will need the MiFlashTool to flash it. The MIUI flash tool will flash the entire ROM with a few clicks. Following is a brief tutorial. You can check this guide for detailed instructions on how to use MiFlash tool.
Although this method shall work on locked Bootloaders, it is highly recommended to unlock it. Refer to the guide here to unlock your Xiaomi phone.
Step 1: Download the latest MIUI ROM Flashing Tool (MiFlashTool)
Step 2: Make sure to setup ADB and Fastboot drivers on your PC.
Step 3: Reboot into Fastboot Mode or Bootloader Mode. To do so, power off your Xiaomi the device completely. Now press and hold Volume Down+Power buttons simultaneously to enter Fastboot mode.
Step 4: Now connect your Android phone to PC via USB cable.
Step 5: Extract the downloaded MIUI 9 ROM zip.
Step 6: Now enter the extracted folder and copy the path from address bar.
Step 7: Install and run the MiFlash Tool (MIUI 9 flashing tool) and paste the folder path of the ROM as shown below.
Step 8: Click on the first Refresh button (highlighted in yellow). MiFlash tool should automatically recognize the device.
Step 9: Now, click the second Flash button (highlighted in red) to flash the ROM file to the device.
Step 10: Wait until the progress bar inside MiFlash turns fully green.
Once you get a success message, it means the ROM has been successfully installed.
Your device should automatically boot to the new version. In case something going wrong or your device gets stuck in bootloop, you can factory reset from stock recovery. Moreover, you can simply download the Mi PC Suit and restore Xiaomi device to stock.