[Updated] Xiaomi Redmi Note 7/7S/7 Pro, Redmi Note 8 Pro & Poco F1 MIUI 12 global stable beta update Pilot test recruitment begins
This story is being continuously updated…. New updates are being added at the bottom…..
Original story (from June 10) follows:
We saw the launch of the MIUI 12 custom UI from Xiaomi in late-April and at that time, only limited devices were eligible for the beta testing of the MIUI 12 in, specific to the home country of China.
Later, after a couple of weeks or so, Xiaomi put its pedal to the metal and released the global MIUI 12 update roadmap, which depicted when the global Xiaomi phones will pick up the MIUI 12 update.
As per the MIUI 12 global update roadmap, the Poco F1 (Pocophone F1) was supposed to grab the MIUI 12 custom UI update somewhere in July, i.e. Phase 2 of the rollout.
And just for a reminder, Xiaomi has discontinued its beta testing program and instead went ahead with a Mi Pilot Program which aims at providing a limited set of users the taste of the latest MIUI updates.
So, if any bug or issue is present with the update, a small number of users are affected. On the other hand, if everything goes well, the update will soon be pushed to the masses as a stable update.
In line with this, there was a story documented by PiunikaWeb, which reported that Poco F1 or the Pocophone F1 will undergo beta testing via the Mi Pilot Program before the OEM pushes stable MIUI 12 update.
By the looks of it, it seems like the information was bang on because as per the official community forum post, Xiaomi has started off with the MIUI 12 global stable beta update Pilot test recruitment for the Poco F1.
Hang on! There’s more. Not only the Poco F1 or the Pocophone F1 users are eligible for this MIUI 12 global stable beta Mi Pilot program, but this program is also open for the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 8 Pro users.
Talking about the Redmi Note 7 and Note 8 Pro, both the devices were slated to grab the MIUI 12 update in Q3 of 2020 (Phase 2), however, it was reported later that the Redmi Note 8 Pro will pick up the update slightly earlier, i.e. in June-end instead.
The Redmi Note 7 is yet to get the Android 10 update, which is expected to be pushed for the device before MIUI 12.
Fast forward to the MIUI 12 Pilot program, it is available only for a limited number of users, so if you are interested and own any of the phones, i.e. Poco F1, Redmi Note 7 or the Redmi Note 8 Pro then, you need to hurry as it is based on the first-come-first-serve basis.
The program kicks off from today, i.e. June 10 from 11:59 AM till June 19, 2020. Here is the detailed info regarding this MIUI 12 global stable beta Mi Pilot program:
– From today onwards till 11:59 PM on June 19, 2020 (GMT+6)
[How to Apply]
– Tap here and fill the form with the required information.
Keep in mind that only the Poco F1, Redmi Note 7, and Redmi Note 8 Pro are supported for this beta recruitment and not any other phone. And as it has limited seats, you better hurry up.
Update 1 (June 6)
Rejoice as two more devices have now been added to the list of MIUI 12 beta testing i.e. Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi Note 7S.
Update 2 (June 10)
The MIUI 12 beta recruitments have also begun in India for Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 7, Redmi Note 7 Pro and Redmi Note 7S. Sadly, Poco F1 users in the region will have to wait.
Update 3 (June 11)
The MIUI 12 beta testing recruitment for the Poco F1 is now live globally except for India. Head here for more details.
Update 4 (June 22)
Phase 2 of the MIUI 12 pilot testing for the Redmi Note 8 Pro, Note 7 series and the Poco F1 is expected to begin this week. Head here for more details.
Update 5 (June 23)
The results for the MIUI 12 beta update is expected to be released next week. Head here for more details.
Update 6 (June 30)
The results for the MIUI 12 beta update has been released. Head here for more details.
Update 7 (July 1)
The MIUI 12 update for the Redmi Note 8 Pro is now rolling out. Head here for more coverage.
Update 8 (July 25)
Poco F1 Pilot testers in India might get the MIUI 12 update next week according to an announcement on the official Poco India telegram group. Further, the Poco X2 is likely to receive the update in August. See the full story here.
Update 9 (July 28)
The Redmi Note 7 Pro is now receiving MIUI 12 update in India based on Android 10. See the full story here.
Update 10 (July 30)
The Pocophone F1 (Poco F1) MIUI 12 update has now been scheduled to release next week for selected pilot testers. It was previously set to roll out this week itself but has been postponed for unknown reasons. See the full story here.
Update 11 (July 31)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7/7S users who signed up for the Mi Pilot program in India are now beginning to receive the stable MIUI 12 update. It comes as version 12 V220.127.116.11 QFGINXM and is rolling out via an OTA update. See the full story here.
Update 12 (September 9)
IST 05:45 pm: Poco seems to have begun rolling out the stable MIUI 12 update for the Pocophone F1 (Poco F1). The update bears the software version 18.104.22.168.QEJMIXM and is reportedly available to Poco F1 MIUI 12 beta testers. See the full story here.
Update 13 (September 17)
IST 02:17 pm: It has now been over three months since Xiaomi began beta testing the MIUI 12 Global update for the Redmi Note 7. However, the Chinese OEM is yet to release a stable update for the public. For more details, head here.
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