Xiaomi has released a quick update for Mi Max sold in India to fix the Wi-Fi connection issue. The OTA update just weighs 1.3MB, which you can apply via system Updater app or sideload manually. Non-tech savvy users can contact the Mi Service Centers to apply the update for them. Read on to know how to apply the update on Mi Max manually.
It looks that Wi-Fi connection issue is present in devices that were sold in the beginning of August in India only. There was no such issue on devices sold before that. Now, if your Mi Max does not connect to any Wi-Fi network, just apply the new update, which should fix the issue.
Before start, note that since this is an OTA (over-the-air) update and rolled out in phases, it will take some days to reach on your device. If you cannot wait for the update, you can manually apply it.
1. Firstly, go to tools folder and select Updater
2. Tap on Check for update
3. If download found, download it and reboot the device.
How to Sideload the Update Manually
1. Download the OTA update ZIP file [HERE] to your computer
2. Connect your Mix to your PC, copy and paste the downloaded OTA zip file to root directory (not in any folder) of your device’s Internal Storage.
3. Disconnect your device from the computer
4. Open Tools folder and select Updater App
5. Tap on the menu button (3 dots) shown on the top right corner of the screen
6. Tap ‘Choose update package’, browse to the OTA ZIP, which you copied to your internal storage.
7. It will then ask to reboot to flash the update.
Mi Max is the recent device by Xiaomi and as its name implies, the device comes with a gigantic 6.44-inch display and a beefy 4850 mAh battery. This budget phablet is available in 4GB/128GB and 3GB/64GB storage options and runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 650/652 CPU. It features full LTE support, 16MP camera, Fingerprint scanner, Infrared remote control, Gorilla Glass 4 protection, etc. (Source – MIUI)