How to update your old Xiaomi to MIUI 11

Today we will show you how to update your Xiaomi to MIUI 11, the company’s new customization layer that, luckily, can be on your device through a process that is quite simple, since it is Xiaomi itself that provides the means to can simply update our device.

Therefore, if you want to update your Xiaomi to MIUI 11, leave yourself free for a few minutes and charge your device to at least 80%, since it is essential so that there is no problem while the installation process is being carried out.

First step: download MIUI 11

The first thing you have to do to be able to update your Xiaomi to MIUI 11 is to download the version of the layer – if it is already available – for your device, and this is something that can be done in two ways.

How to update your old Xiaomi to MIUI 11

Download MIUI 11 from the updater

Xiaomi, like many other manufacturers, decided years ago to introduce an application that is specifically used to view and manage the downloads of the updates of the customization layer that the company is launching over time.

To access it, just look for the “Updater” application and hit the “Check” button. Once you do this, it will search for the newest version for your terminal, and if there is one available that is not installed, the application will download it.

Download MIUI 11 from the updater

Download MIUI 11 from the internet

On the other hand, you also have the option of downloading MIUI from the internet through the MIUI website, where Xiaomi makes the software of all its terminals available to you. You can download and install it whenever you want.

You can find all the ROMs of Xiaomi mobiles on the company’s website. . To download the version corresponding to your mobile, just search for it and click on it. Once you do, you just have to press the download button and insert the file in the local memory of your smartphone.

Second step: insert the file on your mobile and install it

You already have the downloaded file in your terminal. If you have done it using the first method, with the “Updater” application, once you have downloaded it, the download button will change and will say “Update” or “Install”. Well, press that button and wait, shortly you will have MIUI 11 on your device.

If, on the other hand, you have done it by downloading the ROM from the internet, first you will have to transfer it to the internal memory of your device by plugging it into the computer and sharing it. If you have downloaded it directly from your smartphone, you will not have to do anything.

Once you have the file in the internal memory of your device, all you have to do is go to the “Updater” application, and once there, display the menu on the top right and click “Choose update package”.

insert the file on your mobile and install it

When you do, a file explorer will open, and you will have to look for the file you have downloaded, which will have a .zip extension. When you have found it, click on it and click OK to start the update process.

Ready, MIUI 11 is already in your terminal.

When the update process is complete, you will have MIUI 11, keeping your data in the terminal. To see all the news that the manufacturer lists, you will only have to go to the application you have updated, display the menu, and click on the “What’s new?” Button.

MIUI 11 is the best version of MIUI that we have seen so far and includes many new features at the design level and performance improvements that will make your Xiaomi go faster than with MIUI 10. In addition, the layer is somewhat lighter and minimalist, thanks to the groupings of applications that Xiaomi has made. Now, to enjoy your Xiaomi with MIUI 11!