[Updated] MIUI 12 update for Redmi Note 9 Pro Max rolling out partially

October 01, 2020:

Xiaomi has already released the MIUI 12 update for Redmi Note 9 Pro Max in India. Now, the changelog and download link are available for this update. You can download the update from the link mentioned below.

Redmi Note 9 Pro Max – Download Link


Redmi Note 9 Pro Max changelog:

Privacy protection

  • New: MIUI 12 is the first Android-based mobile OS that went through the rigorous enhanced privacy protection testing.
  • New: Use secure sharing to control what additional data is sent along with shared items.


  • New: You can hide private items while casting and minimize the window to multitask.

Floating windows

  • New: Pull down a notification sent by a messenger app to turn it into a floating window.
  • New: Floating windows keep apps running in the foreground even when you pause to do other things.
  • New: You can minimize a floating window using a full screen gesture.
  • New: You can open an app in a floating window directly from Recents.
  • Optimization: Press and hold an app preview in Recents to choose between Split screen and floating windows.

Control center

  • New: Swipe down from the upper left corner to open Notification shade and from the upper right corner to open Control center
  • New: When Notification shade is open, swipe down from the upper right corner to open Control center
  • New: Swipe down from the upper right corner of your screen to open Control center.
  • New: Animated icons are a joy to look at!

Dark mode

  • New: Dark mode support is also provided for third party apps now.
  • New: Contrast is lowered automatically in low light conditions to protect your eyes.
  • New: Wallpapers can be displayed in darker palette when your device switches to Dark mode.


  • Updated Android Security Patch to September 2020. Increased system security.

Status bar, Notification shade

  • Fix: Status bar wasn’t displayed correctly with color inversion

Home screen

  • New: App drawer allows you to keep your Home screen neat and categorizes apps so you can find them faster.


  • New: New animations bring the weather from outside directly to your screen.


  • New: You can create folders with notes now.
  • New: New dynamic backgrounds look gorgeous!
  • New: Tasks are completed with a satisfying animation now.
  • New: Checklists of subtasks make managing your agenda much simpler.


  • New: New animations feel natural and refreshing.
  • New: Binging your favorite shows will be more convenient with our new video toolbox.

September 29, 2020:

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Max is receiving an MIUI 12 update in India. It comes with a set of new features and optimizations for better user experience.

READ MORE: Xiaomi MIUI 12 Update Tracker: These Redmi, Mi and Poco devices have received the update so far

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Currently, this update is rolling partially random users and soon it will expand to all users. However, the company has not officially announced it. It is unclear whether the update is rolled out for select Redmi Note 9 Pro Max users or not.

The firmware version of this update for Indian variants of the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max. As per the information, the Redmi Note 9 Pro Max will soon receive the custom skin update but there is no ETA.

Earlier, we reported that the MIUI 12 update for Redmi Note 9 Pro Max expected to rollout by the end of October with the other devices. By the end of October, all Xiaomi devices that could support the MIUI 12 would have it.

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