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[Update: Live in India] Xiaomi starts rolling out MIUI 12 Update for select Redmi 9 Prime users

Two months ago, Xiaomi announced the Redmi 9 Prime in India, which is a rebranded version of Chinese Redmi 9. The Chinese variant already received the anticipated MIUI 12 update, while the Indian Redmi 9 Prime is waiting for the MIUI 12 update. However, according to the new reports, Xiaomi has started rolling out the update for select Redmi 9 Prime users in India, hopefully these are the pilot testers. Here’s everything you need to know about the Redmi 9 Prime MIUI 12 Update.

Mi community forum feedback team member, confirmed that Xiaomi’s newest MIUI 12 update has released for limited Redmi 9 Prime users in India. He also confirmed that the global unit will get the update when the developers are gratified with the update. As of now, the information of the software version and other things are not available. But it will bring all the essential features of MIUI 12.

Redmi 9 Prime MIUI 12 update

In terms of details, then update brings a slew of new dynamic wallpapers, improved system-wide dark mode, enhanced security, and new camera functions. Obviously, it will also bring the new monthly security patch.

According to the Mi forum, feedback team member.

“Dear user.

Please note that MIUI 12 for Redmi 9 is already rolled out to all users of China ROM and limited users of India ROM, for other ROMs including Global ROM, it will release once it is ready by devs.


As for now, no user reported receiving the MIUI 12 update on social media. We’ll update the article, when the recovery ROM link is available to public. According to the reports, the Redmi 9 Prime will get the MIUI 12 update by the end of this month (October 2020).

In case, you receive the OTA, then make sure to take backup before updating your smartphone. And if you’re in a hurry, then make sure to check the software update manually, from Settings > Software update.

Update 1: Live in India [January 12th]

Today, Xiaomi has started rolling out the MIUI 12 update for Redmi 9 Prime in India. The stable build is weeding over-the-air with version number.

Here you can download the recovery ROM and update your Redmi 9 Prime manually to MIUI 12.

The update knocks up with December 2020 security patch. Not only this, but the update also fixes control center visibility issue for landscape mode. Here you can check the complete changelog.


  • Updated Android Security Patch to December 2020. Increased system security.

Control Center

  • New: Tapping a blank spot in Control center closes it now
  • Optimization: Control center layout in landscape mode
  • Fix: Control center wasn’t always displayed correctly in landscape mode
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Haneet Singh
He enjoys troubleshooting with iOS & Android devices. He loves to keep in touch with the latest technology! He loves to do experiments on new Operating Systems.

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