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Over the past several weeks, Xiaomi has been hard at work, pushing out MIUI 12 to more and more eligible devices. Already, several devices from the company have bagged this much-awaited update and we have a dedicated tracker for keeping tabs on this rollout.

Today, one more device from Xiaomi is getting updated to MIUI 12, adding to the list of devices that have officially been updated. This is the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro in China.

Redmi Note 7 Pro

The Redmi Note 7 Pro was unveiled back in March 2019 and runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 675. The device ran Android 9 Pie out of the box and has since been updated to Android 10 with Xiaomi’s own MIUI 11 on top.

The device is in line for an update to MIUI 12 and already, we have seen the company commence the Mi Pilot testing for MIUI 12 on this device in India. Today, Xiaomi is finally rolling out Android 10-based MIUI 12 to the Redmi Note 7 Pro. So what’s new in this build of MIUI 12? Well, here is the changelog.


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.

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.

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!


New: Mi Ditto combines dictation and speech output, making mobile devices more convenient for people who have difficulties using conventionally designed smartphones.


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 July 2020. Increased system security.


New: Promotional messages are grouped according to their content now.

Status bar, Notification shade

New: All-new design.

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.

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.

This update should be rolling out to eligible devices as an OTA and as such, users are advised to wait for the official update to hit their devices. That said, if you’d like to manually install this build on your device, below is the download link.

  • Device: Redmi Note 7 Pro
  • Codename: violet
  • Channel: China Stable
  • Version: V12.0.2.0.QFHCNXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: cb92059195e56b8a9aa30b9414b0d2f1

The Redmi Note 7 Pro has been pretty well-updated throughout its life with timely security patches and we can only hope to see this trend continue. Also, there’s already an Android 11 port for this device so if you’re the adventurous type, that might be something to look into.

We shall continue to keep an eye on this development and update as and when we get more details. You might, therefore, want to check out our dedicated Xiaomi section for these and much more.

Update 1 (September 19)

03: 15 pm (IST): The stable MIUI 12 update is now rolling out for the Redmi Note 7 Pro devices in India as version Head here for the download link.

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