[Updated] Poco F2 Pro MIUI 12 update begins rolling out in stable version (Download link inside)
New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….
Original story (published on July 15, 2020) follows:
More and more Xiaomi devices are getting updated to MIUI 12 in accordance with the company’s roadmap. We have a tracker dedicated to keeping track of this rollout and you can check it out here.
Today, the company is adding one more device to the ever-growing list of updated devices, the Poco F2 Pro. The Chinese variant of this device, the Redmi K30 Pro already bagged this much-awaited update sometime in June.
This new stable build of MIUI 12 is rolling out to the Poco F2 Pro in the EU and brings with it all the MIUI 12 goodies. The new changes are highlighted in the following extensive changelog.
-MIUI 12. Yours alone.
-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.
-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.
-New: Super wallpapers break physical boundaries and keep inspiring you with every touch.
-Fix: Status bar colors weren’t displayed correctly in the Dark mode
-New: MIUI 12 is the first Android-based mobile OS that went through the rigorous enhanced privacy protection testing.
-New: Use secure sharing to control what additional data is sent along with shared items.
-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.
-Optimization: Press and hold an app preview in Recents to choose between Split screen and floating windows.
-New: Swipe down from the upper right corner of your screen to open Control center.
-New: Animated icons are a joy to look at!
-New: Recently connected devices will be pinned on top of the list for a short time
-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: Wallpapers can be displayed in darker palette when your device switches to Dark mode.
-New: You can hide private items while casting and minimize the window to multitask.
-Fix: Lock screen items were shown on the Always-on display
-Updated Android Security Patch to June 2020. Increased system security.
-Fix: Fingerprint unlock didn’t work on Always-on display in some cases
-Removed: Lock screen and Always-on display issues in Second space
-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: Varying speed options for shooting short videos
-New: New animations bring the weather from outside directly to your screen.
-New: Lite mode simplifies your device and brings essential features up front.
-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: Binging your favorite shows will be more convenient with our new video toolbox.
-Fix: Fingerprint unlock didn’t always work on Always-on display
-Fix: Noise appeared during calls when earphones were connected
MIUI 12 for Poco F2 Pro
This update of MIUI is rolling out to Poco F2 Pro devices that are currently running the very latest version of MIUI 11, V22.214.171.124.QJKEUXM. This build of MIUI 12 can be identified by its build number, V126.96.36.199.QJKEUXM and weighs in at a cool 1.1GB.
As mentioned, this build is for the European variant of the Poco F2 Pro. Users of the Global variant might have to wait a little longer for the official rollout to their devices.
This update will be rolling out to eligible devices in the coming days in form of an OTA. However, if you want to manually install this build on your device, here’s the download link.
- Device: Poco F2 Pro
- Codename: LMIEEAGlobal
- Channel: EU Stable
- Version: V188.8.131.52.QJKEUXM
- Android: 10
- Type: Recovery
- Download: Link
- MD5: b4672d12ebab999cb684b0c997bd2d52
- Type: Recovery
Please make sure that you manually flash the correct firmware for your device as installing the wrong build could seriously damage your device.
Update 1 (August 13)
It appears that the Global MIUI 12 update for the Poco F2 Pro has messed with the Widevine L1 support on the device and has downgraded the security level to L3. The issue seems to exist only for the Global variants and not for European units. See the full story here.
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