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Download V12.5.1.0.RFBCNXM: MIUI 12.5.1.0 China Stable ROM for Mi 9 SE

Updated on September 14, 2021: Today Xiaomi in China rolled the November 2020 security patch for the Mi 9 SE with software version V12.5.1.0.RFBCNXM.

Updated on August 20, 2020: After pushing back the initial update of MIUI 12 due to a bug, Today Xiaomi rolled the MIUI 12 again with software version V12.0.2.0.QFBCNXM. Check the changelog for more.

The Xiaomi rolling the MIUI 12 update for Mi 9 SE (codenamed: grus) in China. The update is rolling with software version V12.0.1.0.QFBCNXM which brings many new features based on Android 10. If you want to try, you can manually install the MIUI 12.0.1.0 China Stable ROM for Mi 9 SE.

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.

It also bundled with June 2020 Android Security Patch level for improved system security and privacy protection. The June 2020 patchset fixes a security vulnerability in the system component that could enable a remote attacker to harm the device system and data. So, it’s recommended to upgrade your handset first. Check out the firmware update changelog below.

Download V12.0.1.0.QFBCNXM: MIUI 12.0.1.0 China Stable ROM for Mi 9 SE

Check for OTA Updates

Xiaomi always roll-out the firmware OTA update in batches and it may take a while to hit all the units completely. So, you can either check for the OTA update manually or can flash the firmware file by following the guide below.

In order to do that, head over to the device Settings > About Phone > Software Update > Check for updates. Alternatively, you can head over to the Software Updater app in order to check for the same. If available, just download and install it using the Wi-Fi network. Make sure to charge your handset at least up to 50%.

If in case, you haven’t received the OTA update yet on your handset, then check out the firmware flashing guide below along with the download links and requirements.

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Downloads and Changelog:

V12.5.1.0.RFBCNXM

  • Highlights
    • MIUI 12.5. Yours alone.
  • System
    • New: Response to gestures is now instant.
    • New: With 20 times more rendering power, there are now few limits to what you can see on your screen.
    • New: With custom device model adjustments, any phone becomes faster after the upgrade.
    • Optimization: MIUI became lighter, faster, and more durable.
    • Updated Android Security Patch to March 2021. Increased system security.
    • Stable MIUI based on Android 11
  • System animations
    • New: A new animation framework renders movement more realistically.
    • New: New UI design is focused on visualization and making your interaction with the device more lifelike.
  • Privacy protection
    • New: Now you can see what apps access your clipboard and control access.
    • New: Using approximate location adds up points to privacy protection.
    • New: You can now manage sensitive permissions and related app behavior independently.
    • New: The behavior of web pages is also tracked now, which helps you to block unwanted and malicious actions.
    • New: Now it’s up to you who and when can track your online behavior.
    • New: All apps now come with a security statement from GetApps.
    • New: Privacy risk scanner.
    • New: Control which apps access and delete items from your Gallery.
    • New: A comprehensive overview of all sensitive permissions.
    • New: You’ll be notified whenever high-risk permissions are used and will be able to block the corresponding actions.
    • Optimization: An all-new privacy protection page.
  • Notes
    • New: Compose mind maps with complex structures.
    • New: New tools for doodling and sketching.
    • New: Press and hold a sketch to adjust the strokes automatically.
    • New: A gesture shortcut now allows you to create notes, tasks, and excerpts anywhere.
    • New: Excerpts save text, URLs, and images to Notes in a few simple taps.
    • New: Dynamic layouts make bring the typography in Notes to a new level.
    • All-new Notes.
  • Floating windows
    • New: Instant messengers now support floating windows.
    • New: Floating windows can be quickly replaced with fullscreen versions of the apps.
    • New: App flashcards Show key info when apps are displayed as floating windows.
    • *Learn more about new features in “Special features”.
  • Xiaomi Health
    • New: You can measure your heart rate using the camera now.
    • New: Start recording running, walking, and cycling workouts manually, and enjoy lots of online workout classes.
  • Home screen
    • New: “Ripples” animation for downloading apps.
    • New: “Burst” animation for uninstalling apps.
    • New: New design for app folders.
    • New: A vertical layout for Recents.
  • Xiaomi Cloud
    • New: Convert images to PDF.
    • New: Password manager allows you to store passwords in the cloud.
    • New: You can share device location with other people in your family sharing group.
    • New: Location information can be recorded automatically before the device powers off.
  • Mi Carrier Services
    • New: You can manage multiple SIM cards now.
  • IME
    • New: A more convenient way to move a cursor using the scrollbar.
    • New: Function buttons support switching between languages and keyboards.
    • New: You can press and hold the function buttons to access more features.
    • New: Custom themes for keyboards.
  • Themes
    • New: Font weight adjustment options for third party fonts.
    • Optimization: Personalization features for system wallpapers, animations, and sounds.
  • Browser
    • New: Wallpaper customization in the lite mode.
    • Optimization: Redesigned Incognito mode.
    • Optimization: Pages load much faster now.
  • Search
    • Optimization: Local search results are sorted automatically now
V12.0.3.0.QFBCNXM

  • Control center
    • New: Tapping a blank spot in Control center closes it now
  • System
    • Updated Android Security Patch to November 2020. Increased system security.
V12.0.2.0.QFBCNXM

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  • Highlights
    • MIUI 12. Yours alone.
  • System animations
    • New: All-new physically based animation engine with advanced architecture will refresh your device’s look.
    • New: Dynamic window technology takes switching screen orientation to a new level.
  • System visuals
    • Brand new visual design works for all types of content and languages.
    • Magazine-level layouts bring important things into the spotlight and make content structure clear.
  • Privacy protection
    • New: MIUI 12 is the first Android-based mobile OS that went through the rigorous enhanced privacy protection testing.
    • New: Reset your device ID and control how it’s used based on virtual ID technology.
    • New: Grant permissions that will be used only while you’re using an app.
    • New: You can also grant permissions just once, and decide again next time a permission is required.
    • New: Restrict access to telephony to third party apps.
    • New: Return blank messages to the apps that require personal information.
    • New: Receive notifications whenever apps record audio, use camera, or access your location.
    • New: Use secure sharing to control what additional data is sent along with shared items.
    • New: Get comprehensive stats on how apps use permissions in app behavior history.
    • New: Visit privacy.miui.com to learn how MIUI protects your privacy.
    • Optimization: Apps aren’t allowed to launch other apps in the background now.
  • Floating windows
    • New: Pull down a notification sent by a messenger app to turn it into a floating window.
    • New: Floating windows keep apps running in the foreground even when you pause to do other things.
    • New: You can minimize a floating window using a full screen gesture.
    • New: You can open an app in a floating window directly from Recents.
    • Optimization: Press and hold an app preview in Recents to choose between Split screen and floating windows.
  • AI Call Assistant
    • New: Mi AI can answer your calls now!
    • New: You can record a customized greeting that will be played to the other person during AI calls.
    • New: Customized greetings are also supported for outgoing calls.
  • Xiaomi Health
    • New: All-new Xiaomi Health gives you more options and makes your health stats more accurate.
    • New: Put your device next to you before falling asleep to analyze your sleep cycle and record talking and snoring.
    • New: You can sync data with supported wearable and smart home devices.
    • New: Xiaomi Health can remind you to stand up and move when it detects that you’ve been sitting down for too long.
    • New: The app also analyzes your stats and gives you simple health advice.
    • New: Our new low-power consumption AI algorithm allows you to count steps and track workouts whenever your device is with you.
  • Control center
    • New: Swipe down from the upper right corner of your screen to open Control center.
    • New: Animated icons are a joy to look at!
  • Accessibility
    • New: Mi Ditto combines dictation and speech output, making mobile devices more convenient for people who have difficulties using conventionally designed smartphones.
  • Dark mode
    • New: Dark mode support is also provided for third party apps now.
    • New: Contrast is lowered automatically in low light conditions to protect your eyes.
    • New: Font weight is adjusted to Dark mode as well, reducing blur and glare.
    • New: Wallpapers can be displayed in darker palette when your device switches to Dark mode.
  • Always-on display
    • New: You can use custom images with Always-on display now.
    • New: Usage history saves all your choices and allows you to come back to them.
  • Trips
    • New: Traffic and suggested routes to airports and train stations.
    • New: You can track your previous trips now.
    • New: Checklists for trips.
    • New: Alarms for train arrivals.
  • Mi Carrier Services
    • New: View your SIM balance and mobile data usage stats.
    • New: Save frequently used phone numbers to top up balance and buy mobile data later.
    • New: Buy SIM cards and services.
  • Messaging
    • New: Promotional messages are grouped according to their content now.
  • Status bar, Notification shade
    • New: All-new design.
  • Home screen
    • New: Animated Home screen icons are neat and satisfying.
    • New: We’ve added a new animation for uninstalling apps.
    • New: Gravitational animations make returning to Home screen look seamless and natural.
  • Themes
    • New: More than 2000 new Always-on display themes.
  • Camera
    • New: New Pro mode features and descriptions
    • Optimization: Pro mode parameter naming
  • Screen Time
    • New: Dashboard with the stats that cover 4 weeks is available now.
    • Optimization: New design makes your Screen time stats more comprehensible.
  • Weather
    • New: New animations bring the weather from outside directly to your screen.
  • Settings
    • New: Security introduces new comprehensive privacy protection mechanisms.
    • New: Lite mode simplifies your device and brings essential features up front.
    • New: New full screen gestures for switching between apps are available.
  • File Manager
    • New: Use the floating shortcut to filter and sort items, as well as switch view.
  • Calendar
    • New: New layout tailored for landscape orientation is available now.
    • New: We added lots of fresh animations that will accompany your actions.
    • New: Calendar cards will remind you about important events and anniversaries.
  • Notes
    • New: You can create folders with notes now.
    • New: New dynamic backgrounds look gorgeous!
    • New: Tasks are completed with a satisfying animation now.
    • New: Checklists of subtasks make managing your agenda much simpler.
  • Security
    • New: New animations feel natural and refreshing.
    • New: Keep your home safe with smart home device alerts.
    • New: Binging your favorite shows will be more convenient with our new video toolbox.
  • Xiaomi Cloud
    • New: Shared family storage plan is available now.
  • Other
    • Some features might not be available on this device. Visit www.miui.com to learn more about MIUI 12.
V12.0.1.0.QFBCNXM

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  • Highlights
    • MIUI 12. Yours alone.
  • System animations
    • New: All-new physically based animation engine with advanced architecture will refresh your device’s look.
    • New: Dynamic window technology takes switching screen orientation to a new level.
  • System visuals
    • Brand new visual design works for all types of content and languages.
    • Magazine-level layouts bring important things into the spotlight and make content structure clear.
  • Privacy protection
    • New: MIUI 12 is the first Android-based mobile OS that went through the rigorous enhanced privacy protection testing.
    • New: Reset your device ID and control how it’s used based on virtual ID technology.
    • New: Grant permissions that will be used only while you’re using an app.
    • New: You can also grant permissions just once, and decide again next time a permission is required.
    • New: Restrict access to telephony to third party apps.
    • New: Return blank messages to the apps that require personal information.
    • New: Receive notifications whenever apps record audio, use camera, or access your location.
    • New: Use secure sharing to control what additional data is sent along with shared items.
    • New: Get comprehensive stats on how apps use permissions in app behavior history.
    • New: Visit privacy.miui.com to learn how MIUI protects your privacy.
    • Optimization: Apps aren’t allowed to launch other apps in the background now.
  • Floating windows
    • New: Pull down a notification sent by a messenger app to turn it into a floating window.
    • New: Floating windows keep apps running in the foreground even when you pause to do other things.
    • New: You can minimize a floating window using a full screen gesture.
    • New: You can open an app in a floating window directly from Recents.
    • Optimization: Press and hold an app preview in Recents to choose between Split screen and floating windows.
  • AI Call Assistant
    • New: Mi AI can answer your calls now!
    • New: You can record a customized greeting that will be played to the other person during AI calls.
    • New: Customized greetings are also supported for outgoing calls.
  • Xiaomi Health
    • New: All-new Xiaomi Health gives you more options and makes your health stats more accurate.
    • New: Put your device next to you before falling asleep to analyze your sleep cycle and record talking and snoring.
    • New: You can sync data with supported wearable and smart home devices.
    • New: Xiaomi Health can remind you to stand up and move when it detects that you’ve been sitting down for too long.
    • New: The app also analyzes your stats and gives you simple health advice.
    • New: Our new low-power consumption AI algorithm allows you to count steps and track workouts whenever your device is with you.
  • Control center
    • New: Swipe down from the upper right corner of your screen to open Control center.
    • New: Animated icons are a joy to look at!
  • Accessibility
    • New: Mi Ditto combines dictation and speech output, making mobile devices more convenient for people who have difficulties using conventionally designed smartphones.
  • Dark mode
    • New: Dark mode support is also provided for third party apps now.
    • New: Contrast is lowered automatically in low light conditions to protect your eyes.
    • New: Font weight is adjusted to Dark mode as well, reducing blur and glare.
    • New: Wallpapers can be displayed in darker palette when your device switches to Dark mode.
  • Always-on display
    • New: You can use custom images with Always-on display now.
    • New: Usage history saves all your choices and allows you to come back to them.
  • Trips
    • New: Traffic and suggested routes to airports and train stations.
    • New: You can track your previous trips now.
    • New: Checklists for trips.
    • New: Alarms for train arrivals.
  • Mi Carrier Services
    • New: View your SIM balance and mobile data usage stats.
    • New: Save frequently used phone numbers to top up balance and buy mobile data later.
    • New: Buy SIM cards and services.
  • System
    • Updated Android Security Patch to July 2020. Increased system security.
  • Messaging
    • New: Promotional messages are grouped according to their content now.
  • Status bar, Notification shade
    • New: All-new design.
  • Home screen
    • New: Animated Home screen icons are neat and satisfying.
    • New: We’ve added a new animation for uninstalling apps.
    • New: Gravitational animations make returning to Home screen look seamless and natural.
  • Themes
    • New: More than 2000 new Always-on display themes.
  • Camera
    • New: New Pro mode features and descriptions
    • Optimization: Pro mode parameter naming
  • Screen Time
    • New: Dashboard with the stats that cover 4 weeks is available now.
    • Optimization: New design makes your Screen time stats more comprehensible.
  • Weather
    • New: New animations bring the weather from outside directly to your screen.
  • Settings
    • New: Security introduces new comprehensive privacy protection mechanisms.
    • New: Lite mode simplifies your device and brings essential features up front.
    • New: New full screen gestures for switching between apps are available.
  • File Manager
    • New: Use the floating shortcut to filter and sort items, as well as switch view.
  • Calendar
    • New: New layout tailored for landscape orientation is available now.
    • New: We added lots of fresh animations that will accompany your actions.
    • New: Calendar cards will remind you about important events and anniversaries.
  • Notes
    • New: You can create folders with notes now.
    • New: New dynamic backgrounds look gorgeous!
    • New: Tasks are completed with a satisfying animation now.
    • New: Checklists of subtasks make managing your agenda much simpler.
  • Security
    • New: New animations feel natural and refreshing.
    • New: Keep your home safe with smart home device alerts.
    • New: Binging your favorite shows will be more convenient with our new video toolbox.
  • Xiaomi Cloud
    • New: Shared family storage plan is available now.
  • Other
    • Some features might not be available on this device. Visit www.miui.com to learn more about MIUI 12.

How to Install MIUI 12.0.1.0 China Stable ROM for Mi 9 SE (grus)

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.

Pre-Requirements:

  • Supported for: Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (grus) 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

Disclaimer:

We recommend to take a full backup first. GetDroidTips will not be held responsible for any type of issue on your device while or after following this guide or even flashing any file. So, proceed at your own risk.

Instructions to Install:

We assume that you’ve followed the downloads and requirements properly. Now, you can proceed to install MIUI 12.0.1.0 China Stable ROM for Mi 9 SE. Check out the guide link below along with a video tutorial as well.

Guide to Install MIUI ROM on Xiaomi Device [Recovery/Fastboot]

You can check out our full-depth tutorial video as well:

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Video Guide on Steps to Flash Xiaomi Device using Fastboot Method

We hope that you’ve updated or installed the latest MIUI 12.0.1.0 version on your Mi 9 SE (grus) successfully. Feel free to ask in the comments below for any queries.

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