Chinese brand Xiaomi has released Android 8.0 Oreo-based MIUI 9 update to its flagship smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 6. It has received the update to Android 8.0 Oreo, except for now solely in beta. The update was released for the global Beta branch of MIUI, a customized user interface of the manufacturer. this suggests that it is not an update that arrives through OTA with a simple notification to be confirmed on the stable version of the Rom.
If you have installed the stable global version of MIUI, in order to install android oreo you’ll have to go through the MIUI 9 global Beta version (7.12.14) that you’ll have to manually flash in order to join beta testing. only when you get this version will you get an OTA notification to upgrade to android oreo on your Xiaomi Mi 6. If you want to put in the global Beta rom 8.1.11 on your device, you can download it Here.
We recommend you to backup your all important data before attempting any update operation thus as not to lose them all. Also, please note that this is a beta version of android oreo, which suggests that it should present instability and other types of issues. simply to give an example, with this version have already been reported on Xiaomi Mi 6 of the issues with the location. to install the beta you can follow the tutorial that was published on the official MIUI forum.
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