Redmi 9T now receives Android 11 update, but it’s not based on MIUI 12.5

Two months back, the vanilla Redmi 9 picked up Android 11 update. Now, Xiaomi has started pushing the major Android 11 update to Redmi 9T. Both models received the update with MIUI 12. Yes, Redmi 9 users have to wait few more for the company’s newest custom skin. The latest patch carries a number of new features, improvements, and fixes to the smartphone. Here you can check everything about Redmi 9T Android 11 Update.

Xiaomi is seeding the big update with V12.0.1.0.RJQMIXM version number. The Android 11 update is available for Global, Turkey, Indonesia, and Taiwan through stable channel. Redmi 9T was announced back in January this year with MIUI 12 based Android 10 OS. Now it’s a time for the first major OS upgrade. The latest update measures around 2.4GB in size, weighs more than usual updates, you can download it quickly by connecting your phone to a Wi-Fi network.

In terms of changes, then this time, Xiaomi didn’t mention much details in the changelog. But users can access the essential features of Android 11. We can expect updated monthly security patch alongside this update. The best thing, some users have already started receiving the update on their device.

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Luckily, the recovery ROM is already available, so if you didn’t receive the OTA notification then you can update your smartphone manually to the newer update.

Android 11 Update for Redmi 9T – Changelog


  • Stable MIUI based on Android 11

Redmi 9T Android 11 Update

Redmi 9T users can upgrade their smartphone to Android 11 OS. At the moment, the update is rolling over-the-air, will be available to everyone in the coming days. If you’re in a haste, then you can sideload the recovery ROM manually and update your smartphone to the newer software. Here’s the download link.

  • Redmi 9T MIUI 12 based Android 11 Update (Global Stable) [Recovery ROM]

Before upgrading your smartphone, I recommend taking a backup, before diving into the process and charge your device to at least 50%. To sideload the recovery zip Redmi 9T, you can flash it from the custom Recovery.

Once the installation process is completed, reboot your Redmi 9T before start using it. That’s it.

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