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How to force download and install MIUI 11 on Pocophone F1, Redmi Note 7, Redmi K20, Xiaomi Mi 9T and other Xiaomi phones [Safe Tricks]

BySophia Windsor 2019-10-25 106708

According to the MIUI 11 global version update plan, the first phase of Xiaomi phones will gradually receive the MIUI 11 update by the end of October, the eligible devices including POCO F1, Redmi 7, Redmi Note 7, Redmi K20, Xiaomi Mi 9T, etc. Presently, some users of Redmi 7A, Redmi K20 and Redmi Note 7 Pro have received the MIUI 11 official OTA update. However, for those who haven’t received the update notification, we have a simple and safe trick for you. Just check out the details below.

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The MIUI 11 force update tricks are applicable to these Xiaomi devices

The MIUI 11 force update tricks only work for the phones that are listed on the first phase of MIUI 11 global version update plan, including the following devices:


● Redmi Y3

● Redmi Note 7S

Redmi 7

Redmi 7A

Xiaomi Mi 8

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

Redmi K20

Xiaomi Mi 9T

Redmi Note 7

Redmi Note 7 Pro

● Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

● Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite

● Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s

If your smartphones are on the list and haven’t received the MIUI 11 update notifications, you can try the following methods.

Check the MIUI system update first

Step 1. Please check your phone’s system update first. To do this, you just need to go to your phone’s “Settings” - "About phone" - "System update" and click "Check for updates".

Step 2. If it shows you an available software with the MIUI version of MIUI v11.0.2.0.PFJINXM and the file size of 766MB, you can click “Download update” to download the MIUI 11 software pack and install it according to its installation guide.

MIUI 11 global update is available to Xiaomi phones

Step 3. If it says “No updates available”, don’t give up. Just try clicking the "Check for updates" several times. You’d better try this step for more than three times.

Force the MIUI 11 update by changing the region settings

If there is still no available update after you check the system update many times, you can try changing the region of your mobile phone, as the MIUI 11 may roll out according to the region. To do this, you need to:

Step 1. Go to “Settings” - type the “region” in the search bar - click on the region - click on the countries and choose the “India” as your phone’s region.

change the resion on Xiaomi phones

Step 2. Go back to the “About phone” in the settings - "System update" and click "Check for updates" again.

Force download and install MIUI 11 ROM via Downmi App

If changing the region settings of your phone still not work, you can get the MIUI 11 global ROM on Downmi App, then download and install it on your phone.

The Downmi is an App specially designed for MIUI ROM download for Xiaomi and POCO phones. The file size of it is just 1.8MB. And it is very easy to use, just follow the simple steps below:

Step 1. Download the Downmi App from Google Play.

Step 2. Then install the App on your phone.

Step 3. Once the installation is finished, launch the App on your phone.

Step 4. Select your device and choose the latest MIUI 11 “Global Stable” ROM version among the options of Global Stable, Beta Global, China Stable, China Developer to start downloading it.


Step 5. Once the download is finished, you should copy and paste the Downloaded ROM into the folder named “downoladed_rom” with the use of the File Manager.

Step 6. Go again to the “Settings” - "About phone" - "System update" and click the logo several times until a temporary warning shows up.

download and install MIUI 11 ROM via Downmi AppStep 7. Click the three-point menu and click “Select update package”.

Step 8. Look for the “downoladed_rom” folder and choose the MIUI 11 ROM that you have just downloaded to start installing the MIUI 11 ROM on your phone.

That’s it. Hope you will enjoy the MIUI 11 OS on your Xiaomi phones as soon as possible.

 You may also want to read:
 How to check the MIUI 11 update on Redmi K20 (Xiaomi Mi 9T), Redmi 7A, POCO F1, Redmi Note 7 and other Xiaomi phones
 Redmi K20 (Xiaomi Mi 9T) and Redmi 7A start receiving MIUI 11 global update, but it’s not based on Android 10
 MIUI 11 global version update plan published: POCO F1, Redmi K20 and other 5 redmi phones are on the first batch list
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