[Updated] Redmi K30/Poco X2 MIUI 12 update begins rolling out in stable version (Download link inside)

This story is being continuously updated…. New updates are being added at the bottom…..

Original story (from June 18) follows:

Xiaomi is living up to its promise of bringing MIUI 12 update to its devices beginning June. A number of them have been upgraded to the new firmware back at home while the global rollout is also expected to begin soon.

Matter of fact, the likes of Xiaomi Mi 9, Mi 9T, and Mi 9T Pro already have access to the Pilot version of the global ROM. The wider rollout is expected to begin soon, probably after the company fixes the many MIUI 12 bugs discovered so far.

In China, though, the story is different. Quick on the heels of the Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition, a device that is also known as Poco F2 Pro in India and other markets outside China, the Redmi K30 MIUI 12 update is now rolling out in stable version.

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Poco X2 aka Redmi K30 4G

The update is available over the air as MIUI version 12.0.2.0.QGHCNXM, up from version 11.0.15.0.QGHCNXM. The OTA file size is about 824MB and as always, it may take some time before it hits all K30 units.

If you can’t wait, we have the download link needed for manual installation right below.

  • Device: Redmi K30 (4G)
  • Codename: phoenix
  • Channel: China Stable
  • Version: 12.0.2.0.QGHCNXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: 9bbf5efa9074afb9af02d47d1ce26f79

Elsewhere, the Redmi K30 is known as Poco X2. Despite the two basically being the same device, the Poco X2 MIUI 12 update is still unavailable as of this writing.

On the brighter side, the fact that the K30 is getting updated to MIUI 12 means it won’t be long before the Poco X2 gets it too. Below is the full changelog as provided by Xiaomi.

Changelog:

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!
– Optimization: Control center is now closed by incoming calls
– Optimization: Press and hold redirection options
– 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
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.
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.
Camera
– 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.
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.

The release of the stable Redmi K30 MIUI 12 update makes it three K30 variants to get the new skin. The Redmi K30 5G also received the update a while ago. For a detailed look at all Xiaomi devices that have received the stable MIUI 12 update so far, route here.

Update 1 (June 26)

A new version is now rolling out for Redmi K30 4G units bearing build V12.0.3.0.QGHCNXM. Here’s the download link:

Update 2 (August 7)

The stable MIUI 12 update for the Poco X2 is now being released to users in India. This new update comes with the version 12.0.1.0.QGHINXM and is based on Android 10. See the full story here.

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