Redmi 9S Global gets Android 11-based MIUI 12.5.2 update (Download Link)

After months of waiting, Xiaomi has finally pushed the Android 11-based MIUI 12.5 update for the Redmi Note 9S. The MIUI 12.5 update brings several changes to the device. Apart from the changes, it also enhances smartphone security. Xiaomi also bumped up the security patch to September 2021. The new update comes with the build number V12.5.1.0.RJWMIXM houses bundles of features to the smartphone. 

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Must See: [Update: Redmi Note 9s gets MIUI 12.5 update] Redmi 9/ Note 9 Update Tracker

Changelog of Android 11 update for Redmi Note 9S!

  • Changelog:
    • (System)
    1. New: With 20 times more rendering power, there are now few limits to what you can see on your screen.
    2. New: With custom device model adjustments, any phone becomes faster after the upgrade.
    3. New: Response to gestures is now instant.
    4. Optimization: MIUI became lighter, faster, and more durable.
    5. Updated Android Security Patch to September 2021. Increased system security.
    • (Notes)
    1. New: Compose mind maps with complex structures.
    2. New: New tools for doodling and sketching.
    3. New: Press and hold a sketch to adjust the strokes automatically.
    4. New: A gesture shortcut now allows you to create notes, tasks, and excerpts anywhere.
    5. New: Excerpts save text, URLs, and images to Notes in a few simple taps.
    6. New: Dynamic layouts bring the typography in Notes to a new level.
    7. All-new Notes.
    • (Control center)
    1. Optimization: You’ll be now prompted about locked orientation in Landscape mode
    2. Fix: The status of the Silent mode toggle wasn’t displayed correctly in some cases
    3. Fix: The screen flashed while Bluetooth devices were disconnected
    4. Fix: Toggles disappeared after Battery saver had been turned off
    5. Fix: Control center couldn’t be closed when Ultra battery saver was on
    6. Fix: Battery saver toggle didn’t work
    7. Fix: Control center wasn’t displayed correctly in Dark mode
    8. Fix: Wi-Fi status was updated with a delay in some cases
    9. Fix: Content center couldn’t be closed in some cases
    10. Fix: Brightness adjustment settings were dismissed after Control center was opened
    11. Fix: Incoming calls weren’t displayed correctly in DND mode
    12. Fix: Brightness adjustment didn’t work properly in Dark mode
    13. Fix: Control center toggles were mixed up after Battery saver had been turned on
    • (Lock screen)
    1. New: New fingerprint options
    2. Fix: Memory issues when dual clock was displayed
    3. Fix: Memory usage issues when charging animation was displayed
    4. Fix: Using Face unlock and Fingerprint unlock simultaneously led to crashes in some cases
    5. Fix: Lock screen notifications disappeared after an ended call
    6. Fix: Lock screen items weren’t displayed when super wallpapers and themes were combined
    • (Status bar, Notification shade)
    1. Optimization: Third party theme compatibility for Notification shade
    2. Optimization: Dark mode adjustments for notifications
    3. Fix: Notifications flashed in some cases
    4. Fix: Notifications weren’t displayed correctly when App lock was used
    5. Fix: Cleaner animations weren’t displayed correctly
    6. Fix: Notification shade couldn’t be opened in some cases
    7. Fix: Issues with permissions after missed calls
    8. Fix: Status bar icons turned black in some cases
    9. Fix: Music player controls weren’t displayed in some cases
    10. Fix: App notification switches didn’t always work
    11. Fix: The button for clearing memory wasn’t always displayed correctly in the Notification shade
    12. Fix: Issues with displaying grouped notifications
    13. Fix: Player controls weren’t always displayed in the Notification shade
    14. Fix: Notifications weren’t always displayed correctly when “Raise to wake” was used
    15. Fix: Buttons weren’t always displayed correctly on the notifications when Dark mode was on.

Other Update Details

The Android 11 update based on MIUI 12.5 for the device weighs around 2.6GB. It has made the MIUI lighter by bringing more optimizations. Xiaomi has also added a whole-new Notes app which brings a lot of new features. The control centre has also been redesigned with new features. And Xiaomi has fixed more than a dozen bugs relating to the control centre. It also gets the new media controls and one-time app permissions. The update is rolling out as OTA and will take some time to reach your specific unit. If you want to install the update right away, then follow the below-mentioned steps.

Download and install Android 11 update for Redmi Note 9S

  1. Device: Redmi Note 9S Global
  2. Codename: #curtana
  3. Type: Stable Beta Recovery
  4. Version: V12.5.1.0.RJWMIXM | 11.0
  5. Size: 2.6 GB
  6. MD5: 4fa4fdc156c5264b72e92d9eef94f2ec
  7. Download Now by clicking here.
  • After downloading the update file, move the same to the root storage of your Redmi Note 9S.
  • Then, navigate to Settings and tap on About Phone, and choose the MIUI Version option.
  • Now, tap on the three-dot icon, which you can see on the top right corner of your device.
  • Then, choose the Choose Update Package and navigate and choose the downloaded update file.
  • Once the update package is verified, your device will start updating to Android 11. Upon finishing the process has ended, your Xiaomi device will perform a restart. 
Related: Xiaomi L3A (2112123AG) #psyche certified in EEC
Basith Rahman PP
Basith Rahman PP
Basith is a CA student who is also a tech evangelist and an auto lover who works with and talks about latest news in tech and auto industry. Apart from this, Basith is a traveller, foodie and a movie buff.


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