Download MIUI 9 Beta ROM for Xiaomi Devices

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Looking to download MIUI 9 Beta ROM for your device? Here’s the complete list to help you download MIUI 9 Beta. We will also help you convert the stock “Chinese” build to “Global” and install Google Apps.

MIUI is the in-house firmware for all the Xiaomi devices and a major update to it makes every device owner excited. The latest version – MIUI 9 was announced on 26 July 2017 featuring additions like Split-screen, Smart Assistant, Smart App Launcher, and Image Search. The ROM is currently in its initial Beta phase, where you can test out the upcoming features. The stable release is yet to be announced. While Oreo has been released, we are looking forward that Xiaomi may (or may not) base the stable MIUI 9 release on Android Oreo itself.

Download MIUI 9 Beta ROM

Anyways, now let’s get you to the list to download MIUI 9 Beta ROM for your Xiaomi devices.

Also read: Android Oreo Features – 10 Awesome New Features & Changes

Download MIUI 9 Beta ROM

The latest available Beta ROM is labeled 7.9.22. Know more about the changes and improvements below and then directly download MIUI 9 Beta ROM from the provided links.

MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 7.9.22 – Changelog

System
Fix – Long pressing soft buttons lead to FC issues (09-19)

Contacts
Fix – Sorting contacts for the Russian language (09-19)

Settings
Fix – Issue of recently used pictures were rotated automatically (09-20)

MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 7.9.7 – Changelog

Highlights
Optimization – Simplified and improved the design of the virus scan result page (09-07)

Messaging
Fix – Messages with one-time passwords disappeared (09-07)

Home screen
New – Animated icons for selected apps in the default theme (09-01)
Optimization – New animation for launching and closing apps (09-01)

Settings
Fix – Android security patch level was shown with the wrong date (09-07)

Downloads
New – Downloads keep waiting when the connection is established again in case it was interrupted (09-05)

Security
Optimization – Simplified and improved the design of the virus scan result page (09-07)

More for you:

— Download MIUI 9 Beta 7.8.17

— Download MIUI 9 Beta 7.8.18

— Download MIUI 9 Beta 7.8.24

— Download MIUI 9 Beta 7.9.7

— Download MIUI 9 Beta 7.9.22

You will need to flash the downloaded ROM through the official Mi Flash tool or fastboot. Your device will need to have an unlocked bootloader in order to install it.

Install Google Apps on MIUI 9 Beta

For this scenario, we wouldn’t follow the general procedure of flashing GApps using TWRP. Rather, all you need to do is, download this zip package. Extract its content and transfer the APK files to your device.

Install all the transferred files in the following order – 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06. Once you have installed all of them, you can start by logging into your Google account.

Convert “Chinese” ROM to “Global”

Now that you have been successful to download MIUI 9 Beta ROM for your device, you can read the instructions below to help you convert the “Chinese ROM” to “Global”. In order for this process to work, you will also need to have TWRP installed on your device and it should be rooted too.

  1. Download a root file explorer on your device. We recommend Solid Explorer File Manager.
  2. Go to the /system partition. You will also require granting root permissions to the app for this.
    Solid Explorer - SuperSU permission
  3. Browse the location and open the build.prop file to edit it.
  4. Add the following lines to the very end of the build.prop file:
    ro.product.mod_device=scorpio_mam_global
    
    ro.product.locale.language=it
    
    ro.product.locale.region=IT
    
    persist.sys.timezone=Europe/Rome
    
    persist.sys.language=it
    
    persist.sys.region=IT
    
    ro.product.locale.language=it
  5. Now what you need to do is, replace the device name (scorpio) in the “ro.product.mod_device” value with yours. Eg. gemini for Mi 5 or natrium Mi 5s Plus.
  6. Also, change the region/language value with that of yours. Here “it” or “IT” stands for Italy.
  7. Finally, save the build.prop file and reboot your device for the changes to take effect.

There you have it. You have downloaded MIUI 9 Beta ROM, installed it, installed Google Apps, and changed the ROM to “Global”.

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