New Update Story:
Updated on August 07, 2021: Today Xiaomi rolled the MIUI 12.5 for the Redmi Note 9 globally with software version V126.96.36.199.RJOMIXM.
Updated on March 01, 2021: Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 received February 2021 security patch with software version V188.8.131.52.QJOMIXM.
Updated on November 26, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled the November 2020 security patch for the Redmi Note 9 globally with software version V184.108.40.206.QJOMIXM.
Updated on November 19, 2020: Xiaomi rolled a new update to Redmi Note 9 globally with version V220.127.116.11.QJOMIXM which brings September 2020 Security patch and bug fix.
Updated on June 05, 2020: Xiaomi rolling the MIUI 12 update for Redmi Note 9 (codenamed: merlin) globally. The update is rolling with software version V18.104.22.168.QJOMIXM brings many new features based on Android 10. If you want to try, you can manually install the MIUI 22.214.171.124 Global Stable ROM for Redmi Note 9.
The new firmware update brings the all-new MIUI 12 stable version with redesigned system animation, improved UI, a bunch of privacy protection features, floating window, other system optimizations, Xiaomi Health, Control Center, Accessibility, Dark mode, Trips, System, Mi Carrier Services, System, Messaging, Home screen, Camera, Screen Time, Weather, File Manager, Calendar, Notes, Security improvements, Xiaomi Cloud, and others.
Updated on June 05, 2020: Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 receives stability update which improves the device performance along with security patch (May 2020). The update is rolling globally via OTA with MIUI Version V126.96.36.199.QJOMIXM. With this update, software bumps from MIUI 188.8.131.52 (V184.108.40.206.QJOMIXM) to MIUI 220.127.116.11.
Updated on March 27, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled the May 2020 security patch to the Redmi Note 9 (Codename: merlin) globally with version V18.104.22.168.QJOMIXM. The update brings no major changes apart from the security patch and bug fixes. If you are using the Redmi Note 9, you can manually download and install MIUI 22.214.171.124 Global Stable ROM on Redmi Note 9 based on Android 10.
As we speak, the update has already started rolling over the air for users globally in a phased manner. It may take days or weeks to reach every device around the corner. In case, if you are not patient enough to wait, then follow this guide to install the update on your Redmi Note 9 (merlin).
Manually Check OTA Updates
Before moving to the guide, we recommend you to first check if the OTA is already available for your device manually. To do that, go to the phone Settings > About Phone > Software update. Additionally, you can perform this task via the Software Updater app directly. If the new software version is available, you can grab it.
Before downloading the OTA update, make sure to charge the phone battery up to 50% minimum and connect to a Wi-Fi network.
However, if you’re not getting the latest OTA update due to some unfortunate reason, don’t worry. You can follow the firmware installation guide below for your Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 model.
Downloads and Changelog
How to Install MIUI 126.96.36.199 Global Stable ROM for Redmi Note 9 (merlin)
Installing the stock ROM or upgrading the MIUI version on Xiaomi devices is comparatively easy. But you should follow all the pre-requirements and downloads below before proceeding.
- Supported for: Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 (merlin) only. The device should be running on stock ROM to apply the update.
- Requires: A PC/Laptop and a USB cable.
- Backup: Take a full Backup of Phone Data at first to keep the important files safe.
- Charge: Keep your device charged more than 50%.
- Mi Flash Tool – Download and Install it on your PC
- Download ADB and Fastboot Tools on your computer
- Download Xiaomi USB Drivers and install it on the PC
Instructions to Install:
We assume that you’ve followed the downloads and requirements properly. Now, you can proceed to install MIUI Global Stable ROM on Redmi Note 9. Check out the guide link below along with a video tutorial as well.
You can check out our full-depth tutorial video as well:Video Guide on Steps to Flash Xiaomi Device using Fastboot Method
We hope that you’ve updated or installed the latest MIUI version on your Redmi Note 9 (merlin) successfully. Feel free to ask in the comments below for any queries.