Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G MIUI 12 update up for grabs in Europe (Download link inside)

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G released in May this year and it came with Android 10 alongside MIUI 11. The device is also known as the Mi 10 Youth Edition 5G. Being part of the company’s flagship Mi 10 series, it was but obvious that it will get the MIUI 12 skin.

Last month, Xiaomi released the MIUI 12 update for the Mi 10 in China. Further, the Mi 10 Lite in the country also began receiving the new skin.

All this while, there was not much information shared for the European variants of the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Lite 5G. Well, the wait for the update is now ended since the Mi 10 Lite 5G has bagged the stable MIUI 12 update in Europe.

Xiaomi Mi 10

This new update comes as version V12.0.1.0.QJIEUXM and it is being seeded via an OTA package. The MIUI release brings a host of new features and improvements to the device and is based on Android 10.

Here’s the complete changelog for the latest MIUI 12 release in Europe:

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.
[Super wallpapers]
Fix: Status bar colors weren’t displayed correctly in the Dark mode
[Privacy protection]
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.
[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.
Optimization: Press and hold an app preview in Recents to choose between Split screen and floating windows.
[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!
[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: 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.
[Always-on display]
Fix: Lock screen items were shown on the Always-on display
Updated Android Security Patch to June 2020. Increased system security.
[Lock screen]
Fix: Fingerprint unlock didn’t work on Always-on display in some cases
Removed: Lock screen and Always-on display issues in Second space
[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: App drawer allows you to keep your Home screen neat and categorizes apps so you can find them faster.
New: Movie frame
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.

As you can see, the changelog is massive. Of course, this is to be expected since Xiaomi has one of the heaviest and most feature-packed skins over Android.


The OTA update notification should be arriving at any moment on your device. However, if for some reason you wish to install the update manually, you can do so by downloading the package from below:

  • Device: Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite
  • Codename: monet
  • Version: V12.0.1.0.QJIEUXM | 10.0
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: da05579edcbd3bc69b160a4357c3e895

Now that the latest skin has been released for most devices from the first batch in China, we do expect to see it begin rolling out to eligible devices in Europe.

Further, the company has now confirmed that the second batch of devices from the Chinese roadmap will begin receiving the stable MIUI 12 update by the end of the month. Unfortunately, there’s no ETA for the European devices or Global ones for that matter.

Of course, we will continue tracking the rollout and will post an update if and when new developments arise. In the meantime, you can check out our MIUI 12 update tracker to know when it arrives on your device.

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