Recently, Xiaomi promised to provide the first stable build of its MIUI 9 before August 15. So, MIUI 9 Beta build is expected to release alongside the launch of Mi 5X on July 26. The new MIUI 9 is developed based on Android 7.0 Nougat. It is anticipated to come with a redesigned lockscreen, an always-on VPN, a new launcher, and themes. It also features Split screen multitasking, improved doze mode and other features from stock Android.   

While the stable build of MIUI 9 is still a month away, users can enroll in the beta testing program to lay their hands on the latest MIUI 9 ROM through the beta update. Follow our step by step guide to know how to enroll yourself and become an MIUI 9 Beta tester:

Compatible Devices for MIUI 9 Beta Update:

Recently, Xiaomi has announced an extensive list of 49 devices that are eligible to receive the MIUI 9 Update. Users should check if their Mi or Redmi device is in the list or not by searching below.

Listed of Supported Devices include – 

  • Mi 6
  • Mi 5s Plus
  • Mi 5s
  • Mi 5c
  • Mi 5
  • Mi 4S
  • Mi 4c
  • Mi 4
  • Mi 3
  • Mi 2/2S
  • Mi MIX
  • Mi Max 2
  • Mi Max
  • Mi Note 2
  • Mi Note
  • Redmi Note 4X (MTK)
  • Redmi Note 4X (Snapdragon)
  • Redmi Note 4(MTK)
  • Redmi Note 3 (MTK)
  • Redmi Note 3 (Snapdragon)
  • Redmi Note 2
  • Redmi Note
  • Redmi Pro
  • Redmi 4X(SD 435)
  • Redmi 4A
  • Redmi 4(SD 430)
  • Redmi 4 Prime(SD625)
  • Redmi 3S/Prime
  • Redmi 3
  • Redmi 2A
  • Redmi 2/Prime
  • Redmi 1S
  • Redmi 1
  • Mi Pad 2
  • Mi Pad 1.

Note: This guide is to enroll in the Chinese version of the Beta ROM. Details regarding the Global version of MIUI 9 Beta ROM are yet to be announced by Xiaomi.

Apply For MIUI 9 Beta Tester Program:

Step 1. Download and Install “Xiaomi MIUI Forum” app from the Play Store

Step 2. Open the MIUI Forum app and Login with your MIUI account.

Step 3. Go to back to the Start page of the app and tap on the “Recruitment” option.

Step 4. Then on the next page, select the model of your Xiaomi device from the drop down list.  Also, select the number of years of experience you have in using the Android smartphones.

Step 5. In the last column, enter a reason Why you are applying for MIUI 9 Beta Program (Hint: Show in our interest in MIUI and your enthusiasm to explore new features available through Beta program. If you are familiar with unlocking and rooting stuff, state yourself as a developer.)

Step 6. Once done with these fields, tap on the “Submit” button. You’ll be redirected to a browser window saying that your application has been successfully submitted.

That’s it. You have completed your part of registering for MIUI 9 Beta program. Now just wait for few more days, to know if your application is selected. The first batch of selected users will out on July 25, and then other batches will follow soon. Selected beta testers will be notified by an email or message.  The Email or message, will also include further instructions on installation process of the MIUI 9 Beta update on your device. Good luck filling the form and we hope for your selection.