Updated on August 26, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled MIUI 12 for Mi Mix 2S globally with software version V18.104.22.168.QDGMIXM. The update brings many new features to the table such as Super Wallpaper, New Dark Mode, New AOD Support and many more.
Updated on June 3, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled the May 2020 security patch to the Mi Mix 2S (Codename: polaris) globally with version V22.214.171.124.QDGMIXM. The update has no major changes apart from security patch and regular bug fix. If you are using the Mi Mix 2S, you can manually download and install MIUI 126.96.36.199 Global Stable ROM on Mi Mix 2S 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 Mix 2S (polaris).
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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 Mix 2S model.
How to Install MIUI 12 Global Stable ROM for Mi Mix 2S (polaris)
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 Mix 2S (polaris) 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 Mix 2S. Check out the guide link below along with a video tutorial as well.
You can check out our full-depth tutorial video as well:
We hope that you’ve updated or installed the latest MIUI version on your Mi Mix 2S (polaris) successfully. Feel free to ask in the comments below for any queries.