Download MIUI 8 China Developer ROM Now Gone Live For Everyone

And finally Xiaomi has made available to download MIUI 8 China Developer ROM for everyone, as promised earlier. Following the official unveil of the Xiaomi Mi Max, the Chinese-brand also introduced the latest version of its custom OS, the MIUI 8. With new design and features, the MIUI 8 was rolled out to Alpha testers in May, and Beta testing from June 1st and today, letting all to experience the new version of MIUI on their compatible Redmi and Mi devices.


Version 6.6.18 of the MIUI 8 China Developer ROM is more stable than the Alpha and Beta ROMs. Dedicated to the Chinese market and the list of supported smartphones and tablets include; Xiaomi Mi2/2S, Mi 3, Mi4, Mi 4C, Mi 4S, Mi5, Mi Max, Mi Note, Mi Note Pro, Redmi 1, Redmi 1S, Redmi 2, Redmi 2A, Redmi 2 Prime, Redmi 3, Redmi 3S, Redmi Note 3G, Redmi Note 4G, Redmi Note Prime, Redmi Note 2, Redmi Note 3 (both MediaTek and Snapdragon models).

MIUI 8 China Developer ROM 6.6.16 Full Changelog


There are over a thousand optimizations in MIUI 8, please allow me to introduce some new features for you!
– Brand new design
– Second space
– Support for cloning most apps
– Long screenshots
– New Calculator
– New scanner
– Shortcut menu
– Mi Lanting font
– Support for speech-to-text output in Recorder
– Special effects for video editing
– New templates for Notes
– Redesigned Task Manager
– Redesigned Gallery
– Smart menu for editing text
– Wallpaper Carousel
– All-new Battery saver
– Recognition for fraudulent messages

Lockscreen, Status Bar, Notification Bar
Optimization – Can’t unlock Second space with Mi Band (06-14)
Fix – Couldn’t see percentage progress of the system updates (06-14)

New – New power saving algorithm for automatic updates (06-14)
Fix – Problems with “Install” button in Downloads (06-14)

New – New design (06-15)
New – Customizable Beautify (06-15)
New – Support for Traditional Chinese and English (06-15)
Optimization – 16 new animations (06-15)
Optimization – Minor adjustments and improvements (06-15)

Mi Drop
Fix – Mi Drop could not find the receiver after GPS was closed (06-07)

Notably, users who already running on the latest MIUI China Developer ROM will get MIUI 8 OTA update from them. If no notifications hit your device then you should head over to this ‘Updater’ app to check out for new updates arrival.

Here’s how to download and install MIUI 8 Developer ROM tutorial. Followed by the “Manual Flashing Guide”.