Hello Mi fans,
After we made an announcement regarding MIUI Beta Cessation, we’ve received quite a lot feedbacks from our Mi fans on Community. For the purpose of better interaction and its own development, here we offer a FAQ to explain about MIUI Global Beta ROM stops releasing with details.
Q1: What does “MIUI beta” refer to?
A: It refers to both public beta and closed beta versions of MIUI
Q2: Why will Global MIUI beta stop?
A: MIUI Beta ROM was mainly intended for a small number of experienced users to test the software and provide feedback. In the past few years, MIUI experience has gradually matured. Now, the majority of our users are using MIUI stable ROM and the need for stability is becoming increasingly more important. In order to meet the demands of most of our users and release stable version updates more frequently, we took a decision to stop releasing the global version of MIUI Beta for all smartphones starting July 1, 2019
Q3: How many devices will be affected if the global version of MIUI beta stops releasing?
A: All global devices with MIUI beta ROM will stop receiving MIUI Beta updates , starting July 2019 including all Mi, Redmi and the POCOPHONE F1.
Q4: How can we flash from MIUI beta ROM to MIUI stable ROM?
A: There are two ways for users to migrate from MIUI beta ROM to MIUI stable ROM: Local update and Fastboot update. Either of them requires to backup your data before starting to flash your phone.
For detailed introduction of local update & Fastboot Update, please refer to the following post: https://c.mi.com/thread-1857937-1-0.html
Q5: How to backup data？
A：There are several ways to backup your data. We recommend local backup.
Tutorial for local backup:
1. Settings —— Additional settings —— Backup & reset —— Local backups
2. Tap BackUp ( Your apps data and settings data will be backed up. If an app does not support backup, you’ll be reminded .
3. Copy the backup file from your phone to your computer.
Path: \Internal shared storage\MIUI\backup\AllBackup
4. Once complete flashing, you can copy the backup file to your phone via the same path (\Internal shared storage\MIUI\backup\AllBackup). Then you can restore your data in your phone.Note:
Click here to know about how to make Local Backup.