MIUI 8 Global Stable ROM Supported Devices are Redmi 1S, Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi Note 3 Qualcomm, Redmi Note 3 Special Edition, Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note 3G, Redmi Note 4G, Redmi Note Prime, Redmi 3, Redmi 3S/Prime, Mi 2/2S, Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi 4i, Mi 5, Mi Note, Mi Max 32GB. Yes, MIUI 8 Global Stable ROM cover almost all Mi devices.
From now on, many of you should be able to progressively receive the update over-the-air (OTA) on your phones via the 'Updater' app.
MIUI 8 Global Stable ROM Update Highlights
MIUI 8, simplify your life · Create scrolling screenshots - an amazing way to share information · Calculate and convert almost anything with the redesigned Calculator · Quick ball - the ultimate one-handed control tool · Personalize your notes with beautiful templates · Get your photos sorted for you with all-new Gallery · Dual Apps - create and sign into dual accounts for any app, including WhatsApp, Facebook and more. · Second space - perfect for times when you need a clear separation in your life · Video Editing -spice up your videos with filters, text and background music · Caller ID - automatically identify incoming numbers or find popular numbers when dialing out (India only) · Hindi T9 - find contacts easily with T9 dialer search (India only) · Enhanced SMS - SMS accounts of popular businesses now display logos and company names (India only
Introducing New Features in MIUI 8
MIUI is our very own user interface based on Android that is loved by millions worldwide. Over the past five years, we have developed countless features and optimizations that will enhance the way you use your phone. MIUI is intuitive, helpful and so easy to use. In this thread, we are going to introduce what's new in MIUI 8. Tons of new and useful features are added in MIUI 8. Fasten your seatbelt and we shall begin our journey now
Take scrolling screenshots of webpages and news articles. Crop, doodle or mosaic before sharing with a friend.
8 grams is how many carats? How many centimeters is 48 inches? How many minutes in 18 hours? How many meters in 10 miles? Confused dealing with so many numbers in daily life? Not a problem anymore with our new calculator app. You can convert currency, weight, height and more with MIUI 8. Tap the menu on top left to access more modes.
In MIUI 8, we've introduced a feature called Quick Ball. You can access to your favourite apps and shortcut by swiping. Quick ball is useful especially you're using a large and big device or one handed mode. Add your favourite apps and frequent actions for better one-handed control.
In MIUI 8, we'll refresh your new experience on Notes app. Notes app has redesigned with elegant new interface to keep your notes organizedHow to create a new note? Simply swipe down to quickly create a new one. How to delete a note? Double swipe up to delete it like a paper shredder. Pretty cool, huh?
One of the changes in MIUI 8 is the gallery. Now it does support panorama photo in landscape preview. With facebook 360 degree photo feature implement recently, i'm sure panorama photo would become one of most popular and great hit in the future. Start taking photos and share with your friends
Wanna share a photo with your friends? Lazy to tap on "..." button and send? With MIUI 8 , what you have to do is just swipe up to share your favourite photos !
Our gallery has professional photo editor too. You don't have to download any third party app to beautify your photos anymore ! Level up your photos with an advanced photo editor built into Gallery. Filter, adjust, doodle, mosaic and more without using a separate app.
Some of us have more than one account on messaging apps and social media. It's really annoying and troublesome to logout and switching account especially with long password. With Dual apps, you can now create and sign into dual accounts for any app, including WhatsApp, Facebook and more.
Use different passcodes or fingerprints to access different profiles, each with its own wallpaper, apps, files and photos. Second space also acts as upgraded version for child mode. Perfect for times when you need a clear separation in your life!
Spice up your videos with filters, text and background music.Trimming video and adding effects are now possible in MIUI 8. You can trim and add special effects & music easily by just using your smartphone. Swipe up and share could be use in sharing video too !
Caller ID (India Only)
All of us hates to receive calls from unknown numbers or spam. We've got you covered with Caller ID. Now you can easily identify which call you should answer and which call you should reject. You can contribute to the community by labeling and flag those calls as spam so that other users do not fall into their trap. Avoid scams and sales calls using MIUI's built-in database.
With Caller ID, you can Identify calls from popular services like Swiggy, Zomato, Domino's Pizza, and more.
Hindi T9 (India Only)
Do more with dialer. Search contacts or local businesses in English or Hindi straight from the dialpad. Indian Mi Fans, i'm sure you guys will enjoy using it
Enhanced SMS (India Only)
SMS accounts of popular businesses now display logos and company names. MIUI intelligently formats SMS messages from businesses and services so they're easier to read.
Messages (India Only)
Organize your messages automatically. All confirmations and notifications are automatically separated from conversations.
MIUI provides helpful action buttons directly below messages from businesses and services, allowing you to take action with just one tap.
MIUI 8 Global Stable ROM Supported Devices Redmi 1S, Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi Note 3 Qualcomm, Redmi Note 3 Special Edition, Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note 3G, Redmi Note 4G, Redmi Note Prime, Redmi 3, Redmi 3S/Prime, Mi 2/2S, Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi 4i, Mi 5, Mi Note, Mi Max 32GB Devices which will get OTA update on August 23rd are:
Redmi 1S, Mi 2/2S, Mi 4i, Redmi Note 3G, Redmi Note 4G. All users of these devices will be able to receive the update over-the-air today.
Some users will be able to receive the OTA update for Redmi Note 2 and Redmi 2 on August 23rd as well. The update will be open to everyone on August 25th.
Updates for the rest of the supported devices will be released progressively in the near future. We will keep you updated about further info, please stay tuned!
MIUI 8 Global Stable ROM Update Highlights & Full Changelog
MIUI 8, simplify your life · Create scrolling screenshots - an amazing way to share information · Calculate and convert almost anything with the redesigned Calculator · Quick ball - the ultimate one-handed control tool · Personalize your notes with beautiful templates · Get your photos sorted for you with all-new Gallery · Dual Apps - create and sign into dual accounts for any app, including WhatsApp, Facebook and more. · Second space - perfect for times when you need a clear separation in your life · Video Editing -spice up your videos with filters, text and background music · Caller ID - automatically identify incoming numbers or find popular numbers when dialing out (India only) · Hindi T9 - find contacts easily with T9 dialer search (India only) · Enhanced SMS - SMS accounts of popular businesses now display logos and company names (India only)
MIUI 8 Global Stable ROM Full Changelog System
Optimization - Sunlight display improvements (08-05)
New - Sound for delivered messages in the Settings (07-16)
Lockscreen, Status Bar, Notification Bar
New - Animation for successful Wi-Fi connection (07-07)
Optimization - Floating notification format for incoming calls (06-22)
Optimization - Separate sound and vibration permissions for notifications (07-07)
Fix - Errors on Wi-Fi details page (06-22)
Fix - Accessibility for Home screen (07-22)
Optimization - Landscape mode for Task manager (07-08)
Optimization - Task Manager stability (07-13)
Optimization - UI details in Task Manager (07-22)
Optimization - Camera's image quality (08-08)
New - Automatic adjustments for photos when sharing (07-21)
New - Delete photos from device only when browsing offline albums (07-26)
New - Saved and available Wi-Fi networks appear first in the list (07-05)
Fix - Couldn't see files saved from dual apps (06-28)
Clock / Calculator
Optimization - Improved order for frequently used settings (07-01)
Fix - Quick ball disappeared in some cases (08-05)
Note: The changelog here is only for reference. You will see different changelog on different devices.
Q: How to Upgrade to MIUI 8? A: If you're using MIUI global stable ROM, you can go to 'Updater' app on your phone and check for updates.
Q: I do not see "Second Space" and "Dual apps" settings on my device? A：Due to the limitation of hardware platform, devices running MIUI 8 based on Android 4.4 (Redmi 1S, Redmi 2, Redmi Note 3G, Redmi Note 4G) don't support 'Second space' and 'Dual apps' .
Q：Error while Downloading MIUI 8 Stable ROM? A：This is due to massive downloading inquires, our sever may encounter temporary downs. Please try again later.
1) Share personal hotspot via QR code
We create a personal hotspot since we would like to share it with someone.
Now, we make it more convenient.
After you set up a perosnal hotspot with a password, you can see the "Share QR code" . Click on it, your friends can scan the QR code to access your personal hotspot directly.
2) View the devices connected to your personal hotspot
Previously, we only know how many devcies that conncected to our personal hotspot in MIUI. However, we also need to know which devices is connceting to our personal hotspot. We don't want to share our personal hotspot to everyone.
Now, just tap on "connected device", you can see which device is connecting to your hotspot.
In the future, you can also kick someone out if you don't want them to connect to your personal hotspot.