Earlier today Xiaomi has officially announced MIUI 9 Global ROM along with Redmi Y1 and Redmi Y1 Lite budget smartphones in an event in India. The company announced that MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM will start hitting Mi Mix 2, Mi Max 2 and Redmi Note 4 smartphones starting tomorrow, November 3 and this evening Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 9 Global Stable update for Redmi Note 4 (Qualcomm variant).

"MIUI 9"

The new update comes with software version MIUI 9.0.3.0(NCFMIEI) and is of 266 MB in size. It brings various new features to the Redmi Note 4 like split screen, quick switch, screen recorder, new system animation and a lot more. It also includes Android security patch for October, 2017. Check out the update change-log below.

"Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 MIUI 9 Stable update"

MIUI 9 Lightning Fast

New – Deep-level system optimizations (08-07)

New – New Icons (08-07)

New – New Animations for launching and exiting apps (08-07)

New – Simpler Home screen editing (08-07)

New – Introducing Split screen (08-07)

New – Improved Silent mode triggered by the volume button (08-07)

New – Improved stability for the start page of Messaging (08-07)

Highlights

New – Improve layout and readability for search results in Contacts (06-29)

New – Virus scans and payment scans were merged into Security scan (06-29)

New – Better blocklist rules with the possibility of separated rules for every SIM card (07-10)

New – Switch for turning Battery saver automatically when charged (07-19)

New – New display formats for update logs in Updater (07-25)

New – Search for apps in the Dual apps settings (08-03)

New – Quick ball goes back to the edge after 3 seconds of inactivity (08-30)

New – Reading mode can turn on and off at sunset and sunrise automatically (05-03)

New- Mi Picks gets a new name and a new icon! Meet Apps! (08-21)

Optimization – Cleaner removes empty folders better now (07-10)

Optimization – Protection from unintentional tapping for Dial pad (08-08)

Optimization – Redesigned home page (08-24)

Optimization – Devices with rare Bluetooth profiles are hidden in the device list (08-29)

Optimization – Simplified and improved the design of the virus scan result page (09-07)

System

Optimization – Increased system decryption speed (06-23)

Optimization – Devices with rare Bluetooth profiles are hidden in the device list (08-29)

Fix – Home screen loaded too slow with Android 7.1 (06-23)

Fix – Apps changes Wi-Fi connection status without the user’s permission (06-23)

Fix – Developer option couldn’t be opened using Bahasa Indonesia (08-15)

Fix – Music stayed in the Notification shade after exiting the app (08-15)

Fix – Only Mi Tv/Mi Box can be added/shown on Mi Remote app after the update (08-22)

Fix -Fingerprint sensor works faster now (09-07)

App Lock

New – Added the App lock step before unlocking using a new fingerprint for the first time (08-15)

Contacts

New – Improve layout and readability for search results in Contacts (06-29)

Optimization – Protection from unintentional tapping for Dial pad (08-08)

Fix – Contact search didn’t work properly for Russian and Ukrainian (08-29)

Messaging

Fix – Time in Messaging didn’t change when the system was switched to 12-hour format (08-29)

Fix – Messages with one-time passwords disappeared (09-07)

Lockscreen, Status Bar, Notification Bar

Optimization – Notification shade response (07-04)

Fix – Female voice for English (Waiting for Wi-Fi) in the Notification shade (08-15)

Fix – Music player stopped working in the Lock screen after 10-15 minutes (08-15)

Fix – Wallpaper Carousel couldn’t load online resources (a Play Store update was required) (08-22)

Home screen

New – Animated icons for selected apps in the default theme (09-01)

Optimization – Folders open faster (07-10)

Optimization – Users can set their main Home screen in the editing mode (08-29)

Optimization – New animation for launching and closing apps (09-01)

Fix – Couldn’t close Recents in some cases (05-09)

Fix – Issues with icon size for Clock. Calendar and Weather (05-16)

Themes

New – 27 new themes, 97 new wallpapers, 79 new ringtones (08-31)

Optimization – Redesigned home page (08-24)

Camera

Fix – Brightness jumps to maximum when viewing photos (09-12)

Fix – Language support Issues (09-12)

Settings

New – Search for apps in the Dual apps settings (08-03)

New – Reading mode can turn on and off at sunset and sunrise automatically (05-03)

Optimization – Introducing Button and gesture shortcuts (09-15)

Optimization – Media volume can be turned back on using volume buttons in DND mode (09-14)

Optimization – Floating notifications are restricted by default in DND mode (09-14)

Optimization – Vibration response in DND mode (09-14)

Optimization – Improved timers for silent/DND (09-14)

Fix – Android security patch level was shown with the wrong date (09-07)

Fix – Issues with ringtones in dual WhatsApp (05-24)

Downloads

New – Downloads keeps waiting when the connection is established again in case it was interrupted (09-05)

Recorder

Fix – Adjustments for Recorder and Second space (06-23)

Calendar

New – Holiday cards for Russia (06-28)

New – New cards: Horoscope, News, Cricket news, and Cricket matches (08-15)

New – Introducing football cards with the info about major international leagues and matches (08-15)

Blocklist

New – Better blocklist rules with the possibility of separated rules for every SIM card
(07-14)

Cleaner

Optimization – Cleaner removes empty folders better now (07-10)

Battery Usage

New – Switch for turning Battery saver automatically when charged (07-19)

Security

New – Virus scans and payment scans were merged into Security scan (06-29)

Optimization – Simplified and improved the design of the virus scan result page (09-07)

Scanner
Fix – Scanner couldn’t work normally (09-12)

Quick Ball

New – Quick ball goes back to the edge after 3 seconds of inactivity (08-30)

Other

New- Mi Picks gets a new name and a new icon! Meet Apps! (08-21)

Fix – Google widget disappeared because of the Dual apps (06-20)

If you have not received the update yet, you can download the Stable OTA ZIP from here to flash MIUI 9 manually.

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Xiaomi is also asking for feedback from the users who have received this update, in case you have got update on your device you can submit your feedback here.

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