TechDroider: MIUI-9

MIUI 9 Global Public Beta Brings WiFi vulnerability "KRACK" fix

MIUI 9 Global Public Beta Brings WiFi vulnerability "KRACK" fix
MIUI community has updated all the official MIUI 9 Global Public Beta builds with WPA2 WiFi vulnerability "KRACK" Fix. The Key Reinstallation Attacks (A.K.A KRACKs) was first discovered by Mathy Vanhoef of imec-DistriNet, KU Leuven. It’s a WiFi vulnerability that breaks WPA2 by forcing nonce reuse.

According to, An attacker within range of a victim can serious weakness of WPA2 using key reinstallation attacks (KRACKs). Attackers can use this attack technique to read information that was previously assumed to be safely encrypted. This can be abused to steal sensitive information such as credit card numbers, passwords, chat messages, emails, photos, and so on. The attack works against all modern protected Wi-Fi networks. Depending on the network configuration, it is also possible to inject and manipulate data.

If your device supports Wi-Fi, it is most likely affected. Google is expected to fix this vulnerability with its November Security patch, which will be available next month for Nexus and Pixel devices.

MIUI 9 is now available for Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 MTK, Mi 6, Mi Note, Mi Note 2, Mi 5, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi Max, Mi Max Prime, Mi Max 2, Mi 2/2S, Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi 4i, Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi 3, Redmi 3S, Redmi Note 4G, Redmi Note Prime, Redmi Note 3 Qualcomm, Redmi Note 3 Special Edition, Redmi Note 2, Redmi 4 / 4X, and more devices will get MIUI 9 update soon.

MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 7.8.10 now available for Download

You can now officially download the MIUI 9 Global Beta Firmware for the Supported Xiaomi Smartphones. Here's the full list of devices that will be getting MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM.

The Redmi Note 4/ Note 4X, and Mi 6 are the first devices to get MIUI 9 Global Beta Firmware. You can download the ROM for both of the devices from the link provided in the end of this Article.

Download: MIUI 9 Stock Wallpapers

Here are the Steps to Install MIUI 9 Global Beta Rom:

1. Please don’t forget to back up your data before upgrading to MIUI 9.
2. If you are using MIUI V5 / MIUI 6 / MIUI 7 / MIUI 8 stable ROM, please upgrade to MIUI 9 via fastboot method.
3. If you’re using MIUI 8 Global Beta ROM, please go to ‘Updater’ and check for updates.

The MIUI 9 comes with latest Android 7.0 Nougat, Split-Screen feature, New Themes, New UI, New Lockscreen, AI, Image Search feature and more.

Download MIUI 9 Global Beta: Redmi Note 4/4X | Mi 6

Download: MIUI 9 Stock Wallpapers

The MIUI 9 Android OS Skin is now official with Xiaomi's latest Mi 5X. Both the handset and the new version of MIUI will be available for users from next month. However, you can now download the latest MIUI 9 Stock Wallpapers to get a taste of it.

There are total 11 Wallpapers with 1920 x 1080 resolution, you can download them from the MIUI Forum. Before downloading you need to reply to the post in the MIUI Forum, and that's something really painful, So we have also posted the direct link of the ZIP/RAR File. Do share your thoughts!

MIUI Forum | Direct Download

Latest MIUI 9 screenshots are fake, Launch date revealed!

Latest MIUI 9 screenshots are fake, Launch date revealed!
Yesterday, we saw many websites reporting the news that Xiaomi VP has shared/revealed the upcoming MIUI 9 screenshots on Weibo. Well, the screenshots were actually from Official Geometric theme series by Xiaomi and Xiaomi's product manager just wanted to collect feedback from users about their thoughts on MIUI 9's upcoming design.

Here's Xiaomi's Official statement on this: Our product manager of MIUI shared a screenshot on Weibo recently. The main purpose is to collect feedback from the users about their thoughts about MIUI 9's upcoming design. He clearly mentioned that the screenshot attached is one of the themes made by MIUI. However, some tech sites misreport it as leaked screenshot of MIUI 9

Additionally, Xiaomi has also revealed the launch date of the MIUI 9. According to the reports, MIUI 9 is indeed coming soon and likely to arrive before 16 August 2017. 

Earlier reports says that Xiaomi has already started testing the MIUI 9 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. The new UI will reportedly come with Split-screen and other amazing features. That said, Don't get spun by Internet rumors.

Xiaomi to begin MIUI 9 Closed Beta testing: Release Details, Eligible Smartphones and Features

Xiaomi to begin MIUI 9 Closed Beta testing: Release Details, Eligible Smartphones and Features
We all know that the MIUI 9 will be the next iteration of MIUI and is rumored to come with tons of new features and improvement over the MIUI 8.

Now, According to the latest reports from Mydrivers, Xiaomi is all set to begin MIUI 9 Closed Beta testing. That means, the MIUI 9 update won't be coming to all Xiaomi devices, instead it will be available first for the selected users of closed beta group.

Xiaomi has formed a Secret group for developers and testers for testing the MIUI 9 update. Since it's a close beta, the MIUI 9 update will be available only for testers. Additionally, the MIUI 9 closed beta is expected to live by the end of this month. We don't have any information regarding the criteria to become a closed beta tester for MIUI 9.
Xiaomi to begin MIUI 9 Closed Beta testing: Release Details, Eligible Smartphones and Features

The rumored devices that will be getting MIUI 9 update are Xiaomi Mi 6, Mi Note 2, MI MIX, Mi 5, Mi 5s, Mi 5C, Mi Max 2, Mi Max, Redmi Note 4, Redmi Note 4X, Redmi 4, Redmi 4X, Redmi Note 3, Redmi 3s and Mi Pad 3.

The MIUI 9 will be based on Android 7.0 Nougat, you will be getting a new UI, PIP mode, Split screen, and enhanced features along with Android 7.0 Nougat goodies. That said, the MIUI 9 is expected to be available for public by the end of August. Thoughts?

Future MIUI ROMs to Be Based On Android Nougat

Future MIUI ROMs to Be Based On Android Nougat

Good news for MIUI Lovers , MIUI is finally moving ahead from Lollipop and KitKat based MIUI firmware's .Future MIUI  Rom's will be using Android Nougat as their base firmware .

According to MIUI Forum , The company has just got Android Nougat's source code and will be soon working on the new MIUI adaptation based on Android Nougat .

Future MIUI ROMs to Be Based On Android Nougat

It's also confirmed that Upcoming MIUI 9 will be based on Android Nougat and the company have already started its development .

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