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Original story (published on August 26, 2020) follows:

Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 is listed in the second round of the MIUI 12 update rollout schedule and the Chinese Mi MIX 3 variant has already bagged the latest custom skin. This was expected as the OEM always provides the latest updates in the home-country first.

Users of the Mi MIX 3 across the globe have been waiting for the MIUI 12 update as Xiaomi usually starts providing the update in other regions after 2-3 weeks. Now, it seems that the wait is finally over, at least for select users.

The OEM has announced that the MIUI 12 Global Beta Stable update is now rolling out to the Mi MIX 3. This means that the Mi Pilot program members can finally get their hands on the latest custom skin from Xiaomi.


The official announcement has been made on the global Mi community outlining the update version V12.0.1.0.QEEMIXM. So, you can grab the Mi MIX 3 MIUI 12 Global Beta Stable update if you are a Mi Pilot program member.

In case you want to go for manual installation, we’ve got your back. The download link is given below along with the changelog. Also, be sure to try these workarounds if you get any errors while installing the update.


[System animations]
-Optimization: Animations in selected scenes
[Control center]
-New: Swipe down from the upper left corner to open Notification shade and from the upper right corner to open Control center
-New: When Notification shade is open, swipe down from the upper right corner to open Control center
-Optimization: Control center is now closed by incoming calls
-Optimization: Press and hold redirection options
[Dark mode]
-Optimization: Brightness and color improvements for wallpapers in Dark mode
-Updated Android Security Patch to August 2020. Increased system security.
[Status bar, Notification shade]
-New: Screen lights up with an animation now
-New: Status bar color gradient animation
-New: A new mode for scanning documents

  • Device: Xiaomi Mi MIX 3
  • Codename: perseus
  • Channel: Global Stable
  • Version: V12.0.1.0.QEEMIXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: 029b9f7869bd08adaaf1a5edb220f48e

It must be noted that this update is only meant for members of the Mi Pilot program. So, it is advisable for regular users and enthusiasts to wait for the update to arrive on their device as going for manual installation of the beta stable version can damage the device.

As for the Mi MIX 5G variant, it was reported earlier that there are no software update plans but the OEM later confirmed that the MIUI 12 update is expected to arrive by October-end. Hopefully, the OEM also provides the OS upgrade to the Mi MIX 3 5G.

Meanwhile, you can check out our MIUI 12 update tracker to know when it arrives on your device.

Update 1 (October 16)

It appears that Xiaomi has released the stable MIUI 12 update for the Mi MIX 3 in Russia as version As always, the OTA update may take a few days to arrive on your unit. Hence, if you aren’t willing to wait, you can download update manually via the link below.

  • Device: Mi MIX 3
  • Codename: perseus
  • Channel: Russia Stable
  • Version: V12.0.2.0.QEERUXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery

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