April 22, 2019: A new MIUI 10.3.1 stable update is now rolling out to the Mi Max 3 across the globe. The update is arriving with lots of changes on board, including March 2019 security patch, bug fixes and performance improvements.
Here is the full changelog:
- Fix: Ending calls took longer time than expected
- Fix: Status bar shortcut and floating notification for calls appeared at the same time
- Lockscreen, status bar, Notification shade
- New: You can restrict opening Notification shade on the Lock screen now
- Fix: Low battery warning didn’t appear in landscape mode
- Fix: LED light didn’t blink when battery was low
- Home screen
- Fix: Notification badges were displayed incorrectly on the WhatsApp icon
- Fix: Timer button started flashing after being tapped
- Fix: Clock force closed on some specific dates
- Fix: Sync page couldn’t be refreshed whenever sync was turned on or off in the Notification shade
- Optimization: App names were truncated when texts size was set to large
- Game speed booster
- New: Floating windows for incoming calls during games
- Mi Cloud
- Optimization: We redesigned Mi Cloud’s start page. It looks much better now!
March 15, 2019: It appears that Xiaomi Mi Max 3 users are receiving a stable update to Android 9 Pie as MIUI 10.2.1.0.PEDMIXM, weighing in at 1.7GB and tags along February 2019 security patch. If the OTA has yet to arrive on your device, check out the download file in the table below for manual installation.
Original article below:
Xiaomi launched the Mi Max 3 with MIUI 9 out of the box, largely because at the time of its arrival, there was no stable version of MIUI 10, but a beta version was available. Months later, beginning October 18th, a new update started rolling out with a stable MIUI 10 update.
Besides MIUI 10 updates, this post brings you all the latest software update news, official and unofficial, regarding Xiaomi Mi Max 3. The page will be updated regularly to reflect the latest news available.
Software update timeline
Mi Max 3 update (Global)
Here are all the software updates recently released for the Xiaomi Mi Max 3.
|Date||Software version||Download link||Changelog|
|22 Apr 2019||MIUI 10.3.1 (stable) | Android 9||Recovery update | Fastboot update||March 2019 security patch, Adds floating windows for incoming calls during games, You can restrict opening Notification shade on the Lock screen now, fixes issue where ending calls took longer time than expected, Status bar shortcut and floating notification for calls appeared at the same time, and more|
|15 Mar 2019||MIUI 10.2.1 (stable) | Android 9||Recovery update | Fastboot update||Installs stable MIUI 10.2.1.0.PEDMIXM update with Android 9 Pie and February 2019 security patch|
|07 Mar 2019||MIUI 10 9.3.7 (beta) | Android 9||Recovery update | Fastboot update||Optimized system performance, improved system security and stability|
|21 Feb 2019||MIUI 10 9.2.21 (beta) | Android 9||Recovery update||Bug fixes|
|24 Jan 2019||MIUI 10 9.1.24 (beta) | Android 9||Recovery update||Bug fixes, optimizations, and more|
|10 Jan 2019||MIUI 10 9.1.10 (beta) | Android 9||Recovery update||Installs Android 9 Pie beta on the global variant|
|13 Dec 2018||MIUI 10 8.12.13 (beta) | Android 8.1||Recovery update | Fastboot update||Bug fixes and optimizations|
|06 Dec 2018||MIUI 10 8.12.6 (beta) | Android 8.1||Recovery update | Fastboot update||Bug fixes and enhancements|
|29 Nov 2018||MIUI 10 8.11.29 (beta) | Android 8.1||Recovery update | Fastboot update||Bug fixes and system optimizations|
|23 Nov 2018||MIUI 10 8.11.23 (beta) | Android 8.1||Recovery update | Fastboot update||Bug fixes and improvements|
|01 Nov 2018||MIUI 10 8.11.1 (beta) | Android 8.1||Recovery update||Bug fixes and performance improvements|
|18 Oct 2018||MIUI 10.0.1 (stable)| Android 8.1||Recovery update||Installs stable MIUI 10 update|
|12 Sep 2018||MIUI 9.6.6 (stable) | Android 8.1||Recovery update||Multiple bug fixes and performance improvements|
|01 Sep 2018||MIUI 9.6.4 (stable) | Android 8.1||Recovery update||Bug fixes|
Mi Max 3 update (Russia)
|Date||Software version||Download link||Changelog|
|21 Feb 2019||MIUI 10.2.3 (stable) | Android 8.1||Recovery update||Bug fixes and optimizations, new Android security patch|
|18 Oct 2018||MIUI 10.0.2 (stable)| Android 8.1||Recovery update||Installs stable MIUI 10 update|
Mi Max 3 MIUI 10 update
- Stable update available for download
After more than two months of beta testing, Xiaomi released the stable version of MIUI 10 for users of the phablet Mi Max 3 in mid-October 2018.
Related: How to install MIUI 10 update
Mi Max 3 Android Pie update
- Stable Android 9 Pie update available
Xiaomi started rolling out MIUI 10 stable update based on Android 9 Pie to the global variant of the Mi Max 3. This was first reported on March 04, 2019, which is when we believe Xiaomi released the first stable build for the handset, but more people are now receiving the update as of mid-March 2019.
Related: When will my phone get Android Pie?
The fact that the Mi Max 3 has Oreo out of the box also means it comes with support for Project Treble, something that is already being relished by the developer community. At the moment, there are already several Treble custom ROMs that are working on the Mi Max 3 and while not everything is rosy, most of the stuff is working perfectly.
Here’s the current list of Treble ROMs that are supported on the Mi Max 3.
- Android 9 Pie GSI
- LineageOS (Unofficial)
- AOSP 8.1
- Pixel Experience (Bluetooth isn’t working, fix coming soon)
- Resurrection Remix O v.6.1.0 (Bluetooth isn’t working, fix coming soon)
- Bootleggers 2.3 (Bluetooth isn’t working, fix coming soon)
You should install any of the custom ROMs from above only after confirming that it is working for your device.
Let us know if you have any query in respect of software updates for the Xiaomi Mi Max 3.