The latest custom skin from Xiaomi i.e., MIUI 12, is rolling out to many devices. The Mi 9 Lite which is listed in the second round of the MIUI 12 update rollout schedule has received MIUI 12 in several regions.

The MIUI 12 update arrived for the Global, European, and Russian Mi 9 Lite variants recently. However, the update was re-released for the European Mi 9 Lite variant as version V12.0.3.0.QFCEUXM.

Now, the OEM has re-released the MIUI 12 update for the Global Mi 9 Lite variant as well. Earlier, the Global variant got the update as version However, it seems that it did not roll out to all Global Mi 9 Lite owners who are now getting it as version

Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite

So, if you are among those who did not get the latest custom skin earlier, it is now live over the air. Alternatively, you can download the ROM from the link given below if you want to flash it manually. However, be sure to check out these workarounds in case of any errors.

Here’s the extensive changelog followed by the download link:


– 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.
– Optimization: Animations in selected scenes
[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.
[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
– Fix: Notification shade wasn’t displayed correctly in Dark mode
[Home screen]
– New: App drawer allows you to keep your Home screen neat and categorizes apps so you can find them faster.
– 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.
– 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.

  • Device: Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite
  • Codename: pyxis
  • Channel: Global Stable
  • Version:
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery

While more devices like the Redmi 8A is also slated to get the MIUI 12 update, no information is available on when this will happen. Meanwhile, the Android 10 update is finally rolling out to the Redmi 8A in Indonesia after the Global, Indian, European, and Russian variants.


You can grab the update on your Indonesian Redmi 8A by checking for it or you can install it manually by downloading the ROM from the link given below. Here’s the update changelog followed by the download link:

– Updated Android Security Patch to August 2020. Increased system security.
– Stable MIUI based on Android 10

  • Device: Xiaomi Redmi 8A
  • Codename: olivelite
  • Channel: Indonesia Stable
  • Version: V11.0.1.0.QCPIDXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery

It must be noted that this update is based on MIUI 11 as the OEM is yet to release the MIUI 12 update for the Redmi 8A. That said, we hope Xiaomi soon provides the latest custom skin to the Redmi 8A.

Meanwhile, you can check out our dedicated Xiaomi Android 10 and MIUI 12 update trackers to stay updated on the topics.

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