Redmi 9 MIUI 12 update rolling out with both January and December patch

Xiaomi has started to rollout an MIUI 12 update for Redmi 9 users in Europe. It installs the latest Android patches released in December 2020 and January 2021 to enhance the system security.

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This update optimizes the full-screen gesture, system animations in some scenarios, Control center layout, Dark mode brightness, and more.

It brings new shortcuts to open the control center and notification shade as well as fixes the bug by which the Notification shade wasn’t displayed correctly in Dark mode.

MIUI 12 update for Redmi 9 comes with version V12.0.1.0.QJCEUXM and updated software of 4.0GB. Below you can check the changelog and download link of this update.



  • Optimization: Full screen gestures are now ignored on the Lock screen alarm page
  • Optimization: Updated Android Security Patch to December 2020. Increased system security.
  • Fix: Home screen went black and started flashing after unlocking in some cases
  • Updated Android Security Patch to January 2021. Increased system security.

System animations

  • Optimization: Animations in selected scenes

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: Tapping a blank spot in Control center closes it now
  • Optimization: Control center is now closed by incoming calls
  • Optimization: Control center layout in landscape mode
  • Fix: Control center wasn’t always displayed correctly in landscape mode

Dark mode

  • Optimization: Brightness and color improvements for wallpapers in Dark mode

Users of Redmi 9 can manually download the update from the link mentioned below.

Redmi 9 (EEA) – Download Link

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Aside from this, Xiaomi recently released the MIUI 12 update for Redmi 8A Dual users in India and will soon expand in other regions. The company revealed the MIUI 12.5 rollout timeline, check the full information here.