Received MIUI V8.1.4.0.MXDMIDI software update (Android) for Xiaomi Mi4 yet?

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asked Dec 15, 2016 in Technology by pythonskynet (2,080 points)  

Hi guys. Just now, I have received an update to my 64GB Xiaomi Mi4 (Global) smartphone. It's a MIUI8 update. Below are the details of the update. If you have received the same update, please share your experience with this ROM.

MIUI V8.1.4.0.MXDMIDI stable version of MIUI8 inside a 818 MB package. Update notification received through Over the Air (OTA).


  1. New - Three-fingered swipe for screenshots
  2. New - The app order in quick sharing is dynamically sorted by usage frequency
  1. Optimization - Improves system security.
  1. New - Set your lock screen wallpaper as the conversation background.
  1. Optimization - Opening contacts in messaging
Lock screen, status bar, notification bar:
  1. Optimization - Tap the date in the status bar to open calendar
  2. Optimization - Swipe down for toggles, rearrange toggles
  3. Fix - Holding a notification didn't give any results
  4. Fix - Notification shade issues in second space
  5. Fix - Status bar wasn't working properly with third party themes in some cases
  6. Fix - Issues with volume level notification in second space when using earphones
  7. Fix - Weather widget issues
  1. Optimization - Changing wallpaper in editing mode
  2. Optimization - Hold the empty spot on the home screen to enter the editing mode
  3. Optimization - Exit recents automatically to take a call
  4. Fix - Issues with icons after reflashing the device
  5. Fix - FC issues in hidden notes
  6. Fix - Device didn't respond after updating and rebooting
  7. Fix - FC issues when switching between themes
  8. Fix - Messaging app icon wasn't marked when messages were received in second space
  9. Fix - Time flashed in status bar when pressing home button
  10. Fix - Time wasn't showing in status bar in some cases
  1. New - Three-fingered swipe for screenshots
  2. New - Slide down to exit fullscreen preview
  3. New - Turn off screenshot sound in screenshot settings
  4. New - The app order in quick sharing is dynamically sorted by usage frequency
  1. New - Introducing privacy protection password
Permissions manager:
  1. New - Added permissions for lock screen and background notifications
  1. New - Delete synced recordings from the device keeping them in the cloud
  1. New - C button clears current calculation, AC clears all history
  2. New - Automatic font size adjustments for the numbers you enter
  3. New - Long press the numbers to convert them to the Chinese financial characters
  4. Optimization - Colored backgrounds for alarm
Quick Ball:
  1. New - Swipe to the edge of the screen to hide Quick ball


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answered Jun 2, 2017 by pythonskynet (2,080 points)  
If Xiaomi sends a new update to your phone, you'll get the notification for the OTA update. The company has been prompt in releasing the update to every devices. In case you are not getting any alert on new updates, all you need to do is forcefully check for software updates.

If you are good at doing the Android updates manually, then you should download the update manually and install it on your device. Please go through this link and follow the instructions:

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