The recently launched Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite series devices were launched with Android 7.1.2 Nougat based MIUI 9 skin. These budget devices are now getting new software update (MIUI 22.214.171.124) with a bunch of new features, optimizations and bug fixes. Xiaomi starts rolling out MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM V126.96.36.199 OTA (over the air) update to these devices, which will get on your device in the coming days.
MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM v188.8.131.52 recovery image and fastboot files are now available for both Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite. Tech-savvy users can download and install the update manually without waiting for the OTA update. Below is what is now in this update and how to download and install the update on these devices.
The MIUI V184.108.40.206 Global Stable update for Redmi Y1/Y1 Lite is based on Android 7.1.2 Nougat and includes latest Android security patches by Google. Below are highlights of MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM v220.127.116.11 for Redmi Y1 & Y1 Lite:
New – Switch for turning Battery saver automatically when charged.
New – New display formats for update logs in Updater.
New – Search for apps in the Dual apps settings.
New – Mi Picks app is now Meet Apps!
New – Quick ball goes back to the edge after 3 seconds of inactivity.
New – Added Mi Drop.
Optimization – Protection from unintentional tapping for Dial pad.
Optimization – Redesigned theme homepage.
Optimization – Devices with rare Bluetooth profiles are hidden in the device list.
Optimization – Simplified and improved the design of the virus scan result page.
Optimization – Faster system launch time
Fix – Apps stopped working in the background.
Fix – Issues with video playback (Y1 Lite).
Fix – Issues with screenshots in Split screen (Y1 Lite).
Fix – Speaker issues appeared before video calls were answered (Y1)
Fix – Multiple missed calls made the device reboot several times (Y1)
Fix – Clearing cache on the Home screen force closed.
Fix – The Downloads app couldn’t connect to the internet.
Fix – App lock security issues.
If you want to update your device to MIUI 18.104.22.168 manually, then you can download required files from download section (below) and flash it as described below.
Note: To install recovery ROM, your device should be on latest version of MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM. If you are using older version of ROM, you should install the Fastboot ROM.