Updated on March 23, 2021: Xiaomi released March 2021 security patch update for the Mi 9 Lite globally with a software version labeled with V126.96.36.199.QFCMIXM. The update is still based on Android 10.
Updated on August 30, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled rerolled the MIUI 12 update with new software version V188.8.131.52.QFCMIXM. The update brings all-new features such as a new improved UI, new animation, super wallpapers, improved dark mode, and many more.
Updated on August 17, 2020: Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite received the latest MIUI 12 globally with software version V184.108.40.206.QFCMIXM. The update brings all-new features such as new improved UI, new animation, super wallpapers, improved dark mode, and many more.
Updated on June 19, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled the May 2020 security patch to the Mi 9 Lite (Codename: pyxis) globally with version V220.127.116.11.QFCMIXM. The update has no major changes apart from security patch and regular bug fix. If you are using the Mi 9 Lite, you can manually download and install MIUI 18.104.22.168 Global Stable ROM on Mi 9 Lite 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 Mi 9 Lite (pyxis).
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 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 Mi 9 Lite model.
|V22.214.171.124.QFCMIXMRecovery ROM | Fastboot ROM||System
Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM
|Same Changelog as version V126.96.36.199.QFCMIXM|
Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM
How to Install MIUI 12 Global Stable ROM for Mi 9 Lite (pyxis)
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 Mi 9 Lite (pyxis) 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 12 Global Stable ROM on Mi 9 Lite. 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 Mi 9 Lite (pyxis) successfully. Feel free to ask in the comments below for any queries.