Updated: The MIUI 126.96.36.199 OTA update for the Xiaomi Poco F1 has been updated on the stable channel. Prior to this the MII 188.8.131.52 build was limited to the beta testers termed as beta stable. This is now public to all.
Original: Xiaomi recently released a major software upgrade for a majority of its smartphones called MIUI 12. The latest firmware comes with tons of features, new animations, icons, updated apps, and much more. While the popular Xiaomi Pocophone already received MIUI 12 firmware update a while ago, it hasn’t rolled out globally and many are still waiting eagerly. This is especially true in the South East Asian countries like India; where the phone is prominently sold. Today, Xiaomi released yet another MIUI 184.108.40.206 firmware update to Poco F1 devices.
A new OTA update is rolling out to the Pocophone that brings MIUI 12 based on Android 10. The update screen highlights new system animations, system visuals, privacy protection, floating windows, control center, dark mode (systemwide), casting, latest Android security patch level from September 2020, new weather app, etc. Here is the complete changelog:
Moreover, the update also includes changes from previous MIUI 220.127.116.11 update; if you haven’t received it already. It includes major software changes complying with the Indian government’s privacy and data protection measures. This includes removal of the CleanMaster app, Mi Video, slow-motion videos, AI soundtrack, dictated subtitles, and selected preview functionalities. The latest MIUI 18.104.22.168 OTA for Poco F1 also includes the original MIUI 12 features listed here.
The full OTA weighs 1.9 GB in size. The update is marked as beta stable. So you may not be able to download it from settings > system updates > download OTA updates. Or download the recovery ROM from below and install using local upgrade method.
Download MIUI 22.214.171.124 OTA update for Xiaomi Poco F1
The full OTA update comes in a large package of 1.92 GB in size. Whereas, the incremental OTA is small. It features build MIUI 126.96.36.199.QEJMIXM. Here you can find the full recovery ROM for the same. Using this zip file you can manually update your POCO F1.
- MIUI 188.8.131.52 for Xiaomi Poco F1 | Recovery ROM download (direct link)
- Tutorial: How to update Xiaomi Poco F1 to MIUI 12 firmware update
Note: If you don’t see the upgrade option, tap on the MIUI icon several times. Then try again. Don’t stop the update once started. If stopped, you will need to do the operation again right from downloading the firmware file again. This will not erase any data in your phone.