Back in December, Xiaomi released the MIUI 14 version for some Xiaomi handsets in China. Today, news surfaced online stating the Xiaomi 12 units of the global verities are lined up to get the update the final stable version of the MIUI 14 build.
The MIUI 14 is based on the latest Android 13 OS, and it also contains the latest January 2023 security update. The update is currently rolling out for the global variants of Xiaomi 12 smartphones’ users who recently participated in the beta testing period. Xiaomi 12 users are advised to look out for the full version number MIUI 14.0.20 (TLCMIXM). This update isn’t meant for the Xiaomi 12 Pro variants.
Xiaomi claims this is the most optimized and streamlined MIUI to date, and it starts with Project Razor. The system architecture has been optimized on the Android Kernel level with CPU, GPU and memory resource scheduling, lighter system firmware size and decreased memory usage. It brings customizable folders with normal and large icons and new widget options with various shapes and sizes. Users wil also get flowers and pets widgets, which are animated Tamagotchi-like characters that live on your home screen.
MIUI 14 also brings duplicated file merger and improved text recognition, and it lets you extract the images from photos. A new toggle has been introduced in the control center that lets you assign Xiaomi accessories like wireless earbuds between Xiaomi devices via drag and drop. That means there won’t be any kind of hassle of pairing earbuds to other devices.
With MIUI 14, you can share your photos and your cloud subscription services with up to 9 people. You can also share your health tracking data from your smartwatch to help with the health tracking of family members.
Xiaomi 12 users keep in mind that this rollout is starting with a small number of users and will expand gradually. Meanwhile, you can check for updates by visiting Settings >> About Phone >> System updates >> Check for updates. If you can’t wait for the OTA update to hit your handset, there is a manual way to install the update too. You can download the MIUI 14 update from the link below. Please remember to take a full back before you manually install the update using the following ROM. The update weighs around 4.43 GB in size.
Xiaomi 12: MIUI 188.8.131.52.TLCMIXM Recovery
Follow the source link below for instructions guide on how to install the update manually.