For Xiaomi users, new versions of MIUI are way more exciting that new versions of Android as these MIUI updates often come packed with new features and new UI changes. Usually more changes than new versions of Android bring. Redmi K30 5G users are in for a treat as MIUI 12 is rolling out to their device.

MIUI 12 has been in the works for a while now and the company has already shared a timeline on how it plans to roll out the new skin to its devices.

Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G

Well, Redmi K30 5G users are in luck as Xiaomi is rolling out MIUI 12 to their device. This build of MIUI 12 is stable and should be hitting eligible devices pretty soon.

This MIUI 12 stable update can be identified by the software version number V12.0.1.0.QGICNXM, up from version V11.1.25.0.QGICNXM. For users on the latest MIUI 11, the OTA file size is 759MB.

The MIUI 12 update for Redmi K30 5G is pretty comprehensive and should radically transform the device’s UI and add a bunch of new features while optimizing many of the existing features. The update’s changelog is just as extensive, as shown below.


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 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!
Optimization: Control center is now closed by incoming calls
Optimization: Press and hold redirection options
Fix: Brightness adjustment bar couldn’t be used when the Control Center was opened for the first time
Fix: Toggle order wasn’t correct on the old toggle panel
Fix: Switching SIM cards crashed the app in some cases
Fix: Accessibility features weren’t available in the editing mode
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 a darker palette when your device switches to Dark mode.
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.
Updated Android Security Patch to May 2020. Increased system security.
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.
New: A new mode for scanning documents
Screen Time
New: Dashboard with the stats that cover 4 weeks is available now.
Optimization: New design makes your Screen time stats more comprehensible.
New: New animations bring the weather from outside directly to your screen.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some features might not be available on this device. Visit to learn more about MIUI 12.

As mentioned, the OTA update is already rolling out to the Redmi K30 5G devices. However, this might take a moment to hit your device as it will be rolled out in stages. If you want to manually install the MIUI 12 update on your Redmi K30 5G, below is the download link.

  • Device: Redmi K30 5G
  • Codename: Picasso
  • Version: V12.0.1.0.QGICNXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: 7efba8714deb7ac8e56db36b798431a4

With this Redmi K30 5G MIUI 12 update, the device joins the growing list of Xiaomi devices that have been updated to MIUI 12. The list currently consists of devices like;

Mi 9 Pro 5G and – Mi 9
Mi 9T/Redmi K20
Mi 10 and – Mi 10 Pro

We shall continue to keep an eye on MIUI 12 and its roll out. You can check out our coverage on MIUI 12 here and our bug tracker here.

NOTE: We have these and many more Xiaomi stories in our dedicated Xiaomi section.

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