Tip Us Hey you, we are hiring! Join us if you are an author, developer or designer!

Xiaomi rolling out MIUI 8.2 update with number of new features and bug fixes [UPD: Second batch added]

22 February 2017 2

UPDATE (February 22, 2017)

The MIUI 8.2 Global Stable ROM has started hitting many Xiaomi devices. The update, which first started rolling out son February 16, was posted later for some devices. They have now started receiving the new software update and the list of devices includes:


Yesterday, we shared info that Xiaomi announced the roll out of MIUI 8.2 from today. As promised the company today started rolling out MIUI 8.2 update for those devices which were mentioned in the list. Although Xiaomi fans are now waiting eagerly for the Nougat base MIUI update but that's not the case with MIUI 8.2. As MIUI 8.2 doesn't bring Nougat but instead that's a minor update to Marshmallow based MIUI 8 ahead of next big update.

The MIUI 8.2 update is currently being rolled out to Mi3, Mi4, Mi4i, Mi Max, Mi Max Prime, Mi Note, Redmi Note 4G, and Redmi 1S. Other Xiaomi devices have yet to receive this update. According to the Xiaomi Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi 2, Mi 2S, Redmi 3S, Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note 3 Qualcomm, Redmi 2/ 2 Prime will be getting this update from Feb 20th onwards.

Xiaomi recently rolled out MIUi 8.2 Beta update based on Android Nougat. At the moment the Xiaomi Mi 5 is the only smartphone which is currently on MIUI 8.2. Up till now, it is not confirmed when Xiaomi will start the roll out of this update for the Indian variants. The company has yet to reveal plans regarding Indian release.

As far as features is a concern the new MIUI 8.2 update brings a number of changes. The first change is settings toggle in the notification panel, it's layout is completely revamped now. Xiaomi also brings few new system ringtones and the notification appeared during locked device can also be deleted now with a swipe. Those who dislike the floating notifications can also disable it during DND Mode.

Alongside with some new features, the company releases bug fixes as well including notifications shade problem during calls, landscape mode problems while using themes from the third party are also resolved, first notification stuck even after removing with a swipe. Xiaomi brings a VirusScan feature which will allow users to scan all apps from other sources i.e non-Google Play Store.

Those owners whose device is enlisted above should check out the latest update by clicking the Updater app. In case if you haven't received the update yet, you can flash manually as well via fast boot.
  • The Xiaomi Mi 5s isn't still available online. To be notified when it becomse available click here.
  • The Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus isn't still available online. To be notified when it becomse available click here.
  • The Xiaomi Mi 4s isn't still available online. To be notified when it becomse available click here.
  • The Xiaomi Redmi 3 isn't still available online. To be notified when it becomse available click here.
  • The Xiaomi Mi 4i isn't still available online. To be notified when it becomse available click here.
  • The Xiaomi Mi 5 isn't still available online. To be notified when it becomse available click here.
  • The Xiaomi Mi 4 isn't still available online. To be notified when it becomse available click here.

2

comments

Xiaomi rolling out MIUI 8.2 update with number of new features and bug fixes
Write a comment...
PaigeHalston

Ever since I purchased the Redmi Note 4, I always feel excited whenever I read about the MIUI. And as far as the 8.2 update is concerned, fingers crossed. Want to get it as early as possible.

Google unveils Android 12L for large-screen devices | UPD: DP1 released

Twitter will let you customize its app's navigation bar for quick access

Moto G200 with Snapdragon 888 SoC, 108MP camera may launch soon

Sony Xperia Pro-I features 1-inch camera sensor, variable dual-aperture