Good news for those waiting for the MIUI 8 OS, the Global Beta ROM has been rolled out, you will need to manually install the ROM. For now the MIUI 8 Beta supports Redmi Note 3G, Note 4G, Note prime, Redmi 2 and Mi Max (32GB).

Do note this is the beta version not the final version, you might face some issues. If you are not comfortable, ignore this and wait for the final version that will be via OTA automatic update. If you want to try and know what you are doing go ahead and experience the MIUI 8 before everyone else.

What’s new in MIUI 8

Apart from new sets of animation, color and interface the MIUI 8 comes loaded with a lot of new features. Users can now add music and special effects to videos that they just recorded. Scrolling screenshots is another interesting feature wherein users can take screenshots not just of what they see on the screen but 2 of more screen (pages) below.

Then there is Dual Apps feature that allows users to have 2 accounts on the same phone for any app – for example you can have dual accounts for Facebook, WhatsApp, twitter etc.

MIUI 8 beta download

How to Install MIUI 8

The MIUI 8 Global developer ROM version 6.7.5 can be downloaded from the forum. You will also find the instructions on how to install them on respective devices.

By Rajeev Rana

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