Xiaomi Taking Beta Testers for Mi 6 Android O Global Beta ROM, Redmi 5A/Note 5A For MIUI 9 Global ROM

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Dec 21, 2017
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Earlier this month, Xiaomi started the development of Android 8.0 Oreo for its premium smartphones. The company rolled out Oreo-based MIUI 9 ROM to select Mi 6 users. At that time, the program was limited to the Mi 6 users on MIUI China Alpha ROM. But now Xiaomi seems to be extending the update to the Mi 6 users all over the world. The Oreo-based MIUI 9 ROM will soon be available for global Mi 6 users.

On its MIUI forum, Xiaomi announced that it is currently taking tester for a closed Oreo beta for the Mi 6 smartphone users. The program is open to Mi 6 users in all the regions, but Xiaomi makes it clear that the device must be running the latest version of MIUI Global Developer ROM.

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How to become a tester for Mi 6 Oreo beta:

If you own a Mi 6 and are willing to test Android O Global Beta ROM then here’s how you can apply to become a beta tester.

Head to MIUI 9 Global Forum app on your Mi 6 and then click on the “Recruitment” tab. You will now see a form, wherein you will have to fill in details like your device’s IMEI number, model, region, why do you want to become a tester, and how often do you use your device. After filling all the details, hit the send button.

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In addition to extending Oreo beta for the Mi 6, Xiaomi is also recruiting MIUI 9 Global Beta testers for its Redmi 5A and Redmi Note 5A/Redmi Y1 Lite smartphones.

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The recruitment program for the beta tester will be open until December 26. Xiaomi will notify the selected candidates for the beta program via personal message on December 29 with additional details. For now, we don’t have a confirmed timeline for the final release, but it is bound to take some time.

Here are the pre-requisites as mentioned on the forum:

1. Region: All Regions
2. Communication Language: English
3. Communication Tool: QQ (It is a must, no other alternative tool)
4. Device(s):
Mi 6 (Based on Android O), Redmi 5A, Redmi Note 5A/Redmi Y1 Lite, Redmi Note 5A Prime/Redmi Y1
5. Other Requirements:

  • Must be using latest MIUI Global Developer ROM
  • Should have interest to test and some knowledge about ROMs
  • Must be active on forum
  • Willing to discuss with other members in both QQ Beta group and forum
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