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Android 11 Developer Preview 2.1 Released: Includes Minor Fixes

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Today, Google has released a new minor update to the ongoing development of Android 11 and Android 11 Developer Preview with the Developer Preview 2.1.

In this Developer Preview, Google has added fixes for general features and apps (via 9to5Google).

Android 11 Developer Preview 2.1 changes and fixes linked below.

General:

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  • Fixed an issue where a crash would occur when long pressing to select an element within the recent apps overview.
  • Fixed an issue where the status bar could crash in the background if its components weren’t all initialized yet.
  • Fixed an issue where too many WindowTokens were created by SystemUI causing jankiness and dropped frames when navigating and scrolling apps.

Apps:

  • Fixed an issue where the Wear OS app could crash when trying to pair a Wear OS device.
  • Fixed an issue where the Settings app could crash after tapping the search bar in the app.

Android 11 Timeline, milestones, and updates:

The Android 11 Developer Preview program runs from February 2020 until the final public release to Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and OEMs, planned for Q3 2020.

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Xiaomi MIUI 13/Android 12 global device List

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The Android 12 based Xiaomi MIUI 13 comes has a lot to offer but initially, the company made this software available only for Chinese consumers. However, there’s also a rollout plan for MIUI 13/Android 12 for global Xiaomi devices owners.

So far, Xiaomi has upgraded a number of different devices with this new MIUI version but the company has decided to upgrade a big lineup of devices with Android 12 powered MIUI 13 software via OTA update.

Still, the global MIUI 13 rollout may have some hiccups and delays in the process but Xiaomi may deliver it ASAP.

In terms of features, Xiaomi MIUI 13 comes with new widgets that will enhance your phone’s home screen user experience with lots of customizations and ease of access without opening an entire app. There is the new MiSans font family that will increase your phone’s UI element visibility.

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Furthermore, the MIUI 13 will get a set of different wallpapers made and inspired by nature and artifacts. To be mentioned, the latest MIUI version has new performance improvements to provide you with better multi-tasking over MIUI 12.5.

Currently, Xiaomi has published the first batch of devices in the MIUI 13/Android 12 global devices list but there could be more models that may soon join the league.

Below you can check all of the Xiaomi MIUI 13 global eligible devices for the first batch users.

  • Mi 11
  • Mi 11 Ultra
  • Mi 11i
  • Mi 11X Pro
  • Mi 11X
  • Xiaomi Pad 5
  • Redmi 10
  • Redmi 10 Prime
  • Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE
  • Xiaomi 11 Lite NE
  • Redmi Note 8 (2021)
  • Xiaomi 11T Pro
  • Xiaomi 11T
  • Redmi Note 10 Pro
  • Redmi Note 10 Pro Max
  • Redmi Note 10
  • Mi 11 Lite 5G
  • Mi 11 Lite
  • Redmi Note 10 JE

Before you update:

If you have any of these eligible devices then make sure you follow the below-mentioned precautions.

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  1. Make sure you have sufficient storage on your smartphone to download and store the OTA software update.
  2. It’s recommended that you make a backup of your phone’s data to avoid any data loss.
  3. The update process may take some time to install the software update.
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Xiaomi MIUI 13/Android 12 for Redmi Note 10 Pro and Mi 11 Lite rolling out

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Xiaomi has started rolling out Android 12 based MIUI 13 update for Redmi Note 10 Pro, Mi 11 Lite smartphones. This stable update is available for Mi Pilot at present. However, we have an expectation about a public release of this update for consumers across the globe shortly.

MIUI 13 has been a popular term in the last few months. The latest software update brings many smart features that enhance the performance as well as stability of the system. Although, we often find some differences between the global version and the Chinese version of this software.

Versions of the Update

According to Xiomiui, The Android 12 based MIUI 13 update for Redmi Note 10 Pro, Mi 11 lite is accessible to the users with a particular version. For Redmi Note 10 Pro, the update is available with version V13.0.2.0.SKFMIXM for Mi Pilot users. Whereas, Mi 11 Lite users receive the update with version V13.0.2.0.SKQMIXM.

MIUI 13 android 12 Redmi note 10 pro

Difference between Global & China Stable

There are some features that you can find in the China stable but are missing from the Global update and vice versa. In spite of some changes, the functioning and the reliability of the system remain at the best for both releases.

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The global MIUI 13 update is still in the continuation with Roboto font instead of the new Mi Sans Font. Besides this, the new live wallpapers still remain unknown in the global stable. The global update also lacks the control center. The same goes for the MIUI 13 China stable, the background permissions for various application is not available for the country stable except for the global version only.

The background permission feature allows the users to track the applications that access the camera, microphone, and location of the device. This feature is similar to the privacy indicator and dashboard in the Android 12 operating system. The feature can be enabled from the ‘Privacy’ section of the Settings menu.

Update Instructions

As it is a beta version, the users can download and install this update manually using the MIUI downloader. The users can also wait and check for the updates by moving to the “Settings” section of the device. Then select the “About Phone” option and click on the “System Updates”.

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Android 12 Custom ROM Download Link [List]

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Google’s Android 12 is now official, the software maker is already out under the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). Aside from the Pixel devices, Samsung and OnePlus’s top flagship are also eligible to enjoy the latest version of Android via the beta testing program.

Android 12 comes with a new user interface powered by Material You, smart features, a better and round UX design as well as numerous security enhancements over the previous version of the Android operating system.

The Android 12 Beta program will be initiated by other Android users such as – Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo, Realme, and other Chinese as well as international brands. Following a successful beta run, these device makers will send stable Android 12 based software skins to corresponding smartphones.

However, different OEMs have their own rollout and upgrade processes. For instance, some rollout procedure to major version takes time, while some wait even to begin the testing activity.

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Still, there’s another way that Android phone users can install the latest Android version using an “Android 12 custom ROM”. There are plenty of developers on XDA that made this possible and brought you a collection of Android 12 custom software builds.

Download Android 12 custom ROM, which enables you to flash your phone (eligible) with the Android 12 and install the latest software features on the devices.

To be mentioned, the possibility of BUGS and Issues in these custom software is likely to be there because these aren’t Official builds of the respective smartphone maker. Below you can download the latest custom Android 12 ROM.

Android 12 Custom ROM

1. Asus:

2. Lenovo:

3. Motorola:

4. Nokia:

5. OnePlus

6. Realme:

8. Xiaomi:

9. Essential

10. Google

11. LG

12. Raspberry Pi

13. Razer

14. Sony

Some known issues on OnePlus Devices:

  1. Encryption is not working, so it is disabled. If you have /data encrypted, do not flash this ROM without formatting /data first.

How to install these custom Builds on OnePlus:

  • Backup everything.
  • The provided zip can be installed using the TWRP recovery: clear data while doing that.
  • The ROM expects the firmware from OOS 10.0.1: different firmware is not tested.
  • GApps is not available for Android 12 yet.
  • The provided recovery allows only flashing signed images: use TWRP if you need to flash GApps or different packages.
  • If you want to keep the TWRP flashed, flash the persist_twrp.zip provided here: https://sourceforge.net/projects/aosponeplus/files/Misc/
  • And flash the TWRP image you prefer.

Information regarding the Xiaomi Android 12 Custom Build:

Features that are currently working on MIUI 13 build:

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  • Boots
  • RIL (Calls, SMS, Data)
  • Fingerprint
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • Camera
  • Camcorder
  • Video Playback
  • Audio
  • Sensors
  • Flash
  • LED
  • GPS
  • Volte

Instructions :

  • Download the latest build and GApps
  • Reboot to recovery
  • Flash proper vendor and firmware
  • Flash the latest build and GApps
  • Reboot
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