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How to become MIUI 9 Beta Tester (Guide)

febrero 11, 2020

While Xiaomi has always been fast with their updates, the wait for MIUI 9 has been longer than ever, with their previous MIUI 8 update coming in May 2016. Fortunately, Xiaomi should release the MIUI 9 Beta build together with the Mi 5x on July 26. The new MIUI update should be based on Android 7.0 Nougat and will come with a redesigned lock screen, an always-on VPN, a new launcher and themes among other standard Android features. While the stable MIUI 9 build is still in over a month, if you can't wait to get your hands on Xiaomi's latest MIUI update, you can become a beta tester for the same. So without wasting any more time, let's see how you can become a MIUI 9 Beta tester:

MIUI 9 Beta compatible devices

I enrolled in the MIUI 9 beta program using Xiaomi Mi 6 and the Qualcomm version of Redmi Note 4 but MIUI 9 beta supported by 49 Xiaomi devices. You can check whether your Mi or Redmi device is supported or not by searching in the following table:

Redmi and Mi devices compatible with MIUI 9 Beta
Mi 2
Mi 2S
I 2A
Xiaomi Mi Note
Xiaomi Mi Pad
Redmi Note 4G
Redmi Note 3G
Redmi 1
Redmi 1S
Redmi 2
Google Nexus 5
Redmi Note 2
Redmi Note 2 Prime
Mi 4C
Redmi Note 3 (Snapdragon)
Redmi 2 Prime
Mi 5
Mi 5 Pro
5s me
Mi Max 32 GB
Mi Max Prime
Mi MIX
Note me 2
I 4i
Mi 5s Plus
Redmi Note 4 Qualcomm
Redmi Note 4 Mediatek
Redmi 4
Redmi 4 Prime
Redmi 4A
Redmi Note 3 SE
Redmi Note 3 Mediatek
Redmi 3S
Redmi 3S Prime
Redmi 3X
Redmi 3
Redmi 3 Prime
Redmi Pro
Mi 4S
Mi Note Pro
Redmi 4X
Mi 6
Mi 5C
Mi Max 2
Xiaomi Mi Pad 2
Redmi Note 4X Mediatek
Redmi Note 4X Snapdragon
Redmi Note
Redmi 2A

Application for MIUI 9 Beta Tester Program

1. First, download the app "Xiaomi MIUI Forum" from the Play Store.

2. In the MIUI Forum app, tap the Profile icon top left and Login / Register with a MIUI account.

3. When finished, tap the option "Recruitment" on the app home page.

4. On the next page, select the Xiaomi device you own from the dropdown list and the experience you have in the field of smartphones . Finally, you will be asked to enter the reason for you're staying applying like a MIUI 9 Beta Tester.

5. When everything is complete, tap the button "Send" . You will be presented with a browser window which should say that your question has been sent.

And that's all. All you need to do now cross your fingers and hope that your application is selected. The first batch of selected beta testers will be notified on July 25 and the rest will be followed soon after.

Note : this application for the Chinese version of the MIUI 9 beta ROM. If you are interested in trying the Global variant, you will have to wait for Xiaomi to announce further details.

Ready to try MIUI 9?

Now all you have to do is wait for your application to be selected. Once selected, you will receive a notification via a message on your official Mi account or on the email account registered with Mi, containing information on how to proceed with the installation of the MIUI 9 Beta build. With your chance to savor the beta build, tell us about your expectations from the new operating system in the comments section.


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