A few days back, Xiaomi officially unveiled MIUI 9, its next major iteration of OS update. Based on Android Nougat, MIUI 9 Alpha and Beta build for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X and Mi 6 is now available for download, which you can flash via Mi Flash tool and experience all the goodies of MIUI 9 and Android Nougat right now. Read on to know how to get MIUI 9.

MIUI 9 is the most awaited firmware update for Xiaomi Redmi and Mi devices. Almost every Xiaomi device will get the update in coming months, even the old devices, such as MI 2 and MI 2s will get the MIUI 9 update. Redmi Note 4/4X and MI 6 would be the first smartphones to receive a beta version of MIUI 9.

MIUI-9

We came to know that MIUI 9 will be a lightweight, fast and simple ROM. Dynamic resource allocation, features like smart assistant, global search, split screen function, lock screen shortcut, etc. will make it a fast performing and user friendly ROM.

MIUI 9 China alpha and beta ROM is now available for Redmi Note 4X and Mi 6. This is the fastboot ROM, which you can flash manually via Mi Flash tool.

Note that the official roll out of MIUI 9 will also be available via OTA, so inexperienced users wait for the OTA update.

Important Note: The given files are MIUI 9 beta builds, so it should contain several bugs. Also, since it is a China ROM, there will be no Google apps present in it. However, it is possible to install them manually later.

How to download and Install MIUI 9 on Redmi Note 4X and Mi 6

1. Download MIUI 9 Fastboot ROM for Redmi 4X (mido) from here and for MI 6 (sagit) from here (source)

2. Download Mi Flash tool from here.

3. Follow this instruction to flash MIUI 9 on your phone

(Source – XDA)