The Xiaomi Mi 9 (codenamed cepheus) was released in February 2019 for the global market with Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box. Currently, the handset is running on Android 10 on the top of MIUI 11 skin. As the company has recently released its all-new MIUI 12 skin, it’s time for the Xiaomi Mi 9. Yes, Xiaomi finally rolled the MIUI 188.8.131.52 Russia Stable ROM for Mi 9. The software is live with the software version V184.108.40.206.QFARUXM based on Android 10. Interested users can grab it below by following the download link, requirements, and the firmware flashing guide.
It’s a trend or you can say the software update policy for the Xiaomi devices that they will receive the major Android OS update quite lately. However, the company is so much dedicated to its own stock UI called MIUI which is constantly improving with every release. The new MIUI 12 beta stable firmware update from Xiaomi brings loads of new features and plenty of other improvements that you will gonna miss if you’re still using MIUI 11. Currently, the update is live in Russia for the Russian variant of Mi 9 (cepheus) devices.
Talking about the all-new MIUI 12 update, it brings new system UI, improved system animations, new wallpapers, improved privacy for apps, a floating window, redesigned control center, enhanced dark mode, an always-on display feature, improved lock screen, revamped stock camera app with features, improved weather details, and more. You can check for OTA updates manually, before heading over to the full update changelog below.
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Check Software Updates (OTA)
It’s always recommended to check for the firmware OTA update on your handset to get notified earlier if there is an update available. Xiaomi always pushes the firmware OTA update to its devices in an incremental way to a limited number of units initially. Once the update seems stable enough, the broader roll-out process starts within a couple of days or so. Therefore, all the interested users can manually check for the OTA update via the device Settings > About Phone > Software updates.
Alternatively, the Xiaomi Mi 9 (cepheus) users can also go to the Software Updater app and check for the same. If there is any latest update available, just download and install it. Make sure to connect the handset to a Wi-Fi network and keep the battery level at least up to 50%.
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.
Downloads and Changelog:
Download: Recovery ROM
MIUI 12. Yours alone.
AI Call Assistant
Mi Carrier Services
Game speed booster
Steps to Install MIUI 220.127.116.11 Russia Stable ROM for Mi 9 (cepheus)
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 9 (cepheus) 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 18.104.22.168 on your Mi 9 (cepheus) successfully. For any queries, let us know in the comments below.