Xiaomi Redmi 1S has strated receiving the all global version of stable MIUI v6 update over the air (OTA), which is 643MB in download size, and can be updated directly from your Redmi 1S. Official roll out of the stable MIUI v126.96.36.199.KHCMICF version comes out of beta, and now that its a major release to MIUI ROM. Few Xiaomi Mi devices comes out of the box running on this MIUI v6 ROMs, such as Mi4, Mi3, Redmi Note 4G/3G, Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Pro and MiPad tablet, and today the Chinese firm has teated with the similar upgrade for the all budgety Redmi 1S handsets.
The MIUI 6 is purely based on Android 4.4 KitKat, nevertheless, expected to see the latest version upgrade to Android Lollipop in the future. So we can assume that updating to MIUI v6 on Redmi 1S will see the Android 5.1.x update anytime soon.
New notification center with toggls for Music control panel, for new messages, missed calls, reminders, app notices, and more can be refreshed with this update. With smart blocklist and visual menu for voice service calls has also been brought by MIUI 6 for Redmi 1S update. You can check the screenshots below for clarity.
Full MIUI V6 Redmi 1S Update Changelog as follows:
New – Added flash notification light for incoming calls (Call settings – Incoming call settings – Flash when ringing) (04-23)
New – Added Interactive Voice Response (IVR) shortcut feature for India (07-01)
Optimization – Optimized answering button icon of Internet calls (04-21)
New – Report junk messages feature (05-13)
Optimization – Optimized SMS conversation page UI style (05-12)
Optimization – Optimized contacts’ namecard UI in messages (05-13)
Optimization – SMS delivery status can be updated more quickly (05-28)
[Lockscreen, Status Bar, Notification Bar]
New – Added hotspot icon in status bar when portable hotspot is enabled (05-19)
New – Added charging icon in status bar (05-19)
New – Support displaying virtual network operators’ names (05-19)
New – Lockscreen music control (05-27)
New – Added unlocking gesture recognizing mechanism to avoid unlocking caused by misoperation (06-02)
Optimization – Launching speed of notifications managing page (05-27)
New – Sort music by name, date, and language in ‘All songs’, ‘Offline’, and ‘Favorites’ list (04-15)
Optimization – Added album names in music list (04-15)
Optimization – Album cover on playing page was set as small by default (04-15)
The Xiaomi Redmi 1S MIUI v188.8.131.52.KHCMICF update is currently rolling out globally over the air. If you can’t receive it, Flash the update manually.
Download the MIUI 6 ROM from here