The latest MIUI 9 Global Beta 7.12.8 ROM brings stock notification system, new features for Mi browser, optimizations and bug fixes. Xiaomi Mi/Redmi phone users can now enjoy stock Android notification system (on devices runs Nougat), one finger swipe to expand notification, refurbished start page for browser, and more. MIUI 9 Global Beta 7.12.8 update is now available for all eligible devices, so you can download and install the update right now.
The latest MIUI 9 Global Beta 7.12.8 ROM supports Mi 6, Mi 5, Mi 4, Mi 3, Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note 3, Redmi Note 4, Redmi 3S, Redmi 4, Mi Mix and Mi Max variants. MIUI 9 Beta users will get the new update via OTA (over-the-air) or update manually by downloading the Recovery image.
New users or devices runs on stable version of MIUI ROM should download and install the Fastbot ROM manually. It will wipe your data, so backup important data before proceeding.
Below is what is included in MIUI 9 Global Beta 7.12.8:
Resume interrupted transfers in Mi Mover without starting over
Revamped start page and optimized performance for Mi browser
Quick search options
Adjusted the position of the search bar
Optimized Browser’s kernel
MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 7.12.8 for all devices from here [Recovery /Fastboot]
How to Manually Install MIUI 9 Global Beta
After downloading appropriate firmware for your device, follow this detailed guide. It covers both Recovery and Fastboot methods.
Keep in mind that the Fastboot method will wipe all data from the phone. So, back up every data before proceeding. (Source – MIUI)