Xiaomi Announced MIUI 6 Update for Devices in India

MIUI 6 Update for Devices in India


Today Xiaomi announced the MIUI 6 update for devices in India. Xiaomi announced that the Mi 3, Redmi 1S, Redmi Note 4G and the Redmi Note, all are getting the MIUI 6 update. Users will get OTA roll out very soon. As per them the UI or operating system will handle following things:

  • Manage apps and widgets: it will be more easy to handle apps and widgets even in bulk.
  • Notifications: Notification are getting smart, clean and simple.
  • Personalize Themes: with unique icons, lock symbols, ringtones and more
  • Animations: Life-like movements, transition effects, rainbow effect when uninstalling apps.
  • Security: Cleaner, Battery, Virus Scan, Data Usage, Permissions.
  • Emails: Auto Setup of email accounts and Streamlining email conversations.


As reported by users on MI India Facebook page and tested by us its OTA is not available on devices till now. Also nothing is announced by them when & how the updates will be available. We will update as soon as we will any news about it.


Some their devices already have MIUI 6. You can download the MIUI 6 ROM from their website for devices MI4, Redmi Note, Mi 3.


Here’s the latest schedule MIUI6, released by xiomi:
1. Most Redmi phones will get MIUI 6 based on Android 4.4
2. Redmi 1S 3G W/C might get MIUI 6 based on Android L directly, so the release time might be delayed
3. MIUI 6 special edition for Mi 2/2S/2A is not perfect yet, so we’ve decided to develop it based on Android L later.

Timeline for MIUI 6 for Redmi Phones
Android Version
Dec.30, 2014
Redmi 1S  4G (TD)
Android 4.4
Jan. 13, 2015
Redmi Note 3G (TD / WCDMA)
Android 4.4
Early Feb., 2015
Redmi1S 3G (TD)
Android 4.4
Middle Feb.,2015
Redmi 1 (TD / WCDMA)
Android 4.4
Late March, 2015
Redmi 1S 3G (WCDMA / CDMA)
Android 4.4 / L (to be confirmed)

Timeline for MIUI 6 for Mi Phones
Android Version
Late Jan., 2015
Mi2 / 2S / 2A
Android L

Note: The above mentioned ROMs all refer to China ROM, not global ROM.