Updated on August 19, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled MIUI 188.8.131.52 for the Mi Play in China with software version running V184.108.40.206.OFICNXM. The update brings stable MIUI 11 with July 2020 security patch.
Updated on April 11, 2020: Xiaomi Mi Play is receiving the latest security patch over MIUI 11 with other bug fixes. You can download MIUI 220.127.116.11 China Stable ROM for Mi Play (lotus) which is based on Android 8.1 Oreo and comes with software version V18.104.22.168.OFICNXM.
Talking about the MIUI 22.214.171.124 update for Mi Play Chinese variant, it brings the March 2020 Android Security Patch with improved system security and improves system stability. The firmware update bumps up a new software version V126.96.36.199.OFICNXM and it’s rolling out via OTA in a phased manner and will take a few days to hit all the units completely.
Check OTA Updates Manually
Due to the incremental roll-out process, the OTA update can take a longer time to arrive than expected. It’s highly recommended to check for OTA updates manually via the device Settings >> About Phone >> Software Update. If the latest update is available, simply download and install it.
Alternatively, you can check the firmware OTA update via the Software Updater app on your Xiaomi device. Ensure that the device is fully charged and connected to a Wi-Fi network.
If in case, you’re not receiving the OTA update notification on your device, then you can manually install the firmware by following the guide below.
Steps to Install MIUI 188.8.131.52 China Stable ROM for Mi Play
Here we’ve provided two methods to flash the stock firmware on your Xiaomi device. You can either follow the Fastboot method or the Recovery method to install the latest update.
- The ROM supported for Xiaomi Mi Play (lotus) only. Don’t try it on other models.
- Charge your phone battery up to 60% minimum.
- Take a complete backup of internal data (No Root).
- You will need a PC/Laptop and a USB cable.
- Download and Install all the following tools and drivers on your computer.
- Xiaomi USB Drivers – Download and Install it on your PC/Laptop.
- Xiaomi Mi Flash tool – Download and Install it on the computer. (for Fastboot Method)
Now, after following all the requirements and downloading the files/tools, you’re ready to install the firmware.Steps to Install MIUI ROM on Xiaomi Device [Recovery/Fastboot]
You can also check out the video tutorial below for your ease.
That’s it, guys. We hope that you’ve found this guide helpful and you’ve installed or updated the latest MIUI firmware on your Mi Play (lotus) successfully. For any queries, let us know in the comments below.