Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Gets MIUI 10.2.1 Update, Brings New Features, Bug Fixes and Improvements

Xiaomi recently announced that the Mi 5 and Redmi Note 3 would no longer receive MIUI updates in the future. MIUI 10 was the last update that both these phones received. Xiaomi also recently upgraded number of its Redmi and Mi phones to the latest MIUI 10, including the Poco F1. The company is seemingly finally pushing out MIUI 10.2.1 update to one of the most popular Xiaomi phones last year, the Redmi Note 5 Pro. According to a report coming from TheAndroidSoul, the Redmi Note 5 Pro users in India have started getting the MIUI 10.2.1 update. Xiaomi hasn’t yet officially announced the official rollout of the software and we didn’t receive the software update on our unit as well. The report suggests that the new MIUI update brings several features like home screen shortcut and more. The update also brings along bug fixes for some issues and improvements here and there.

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MIUI 10.2.1 Update to Redmi Note 5 Pro: What’s New?

The MIUI 10.2.1 update is rolling out to users in India, the report suggests. However, the rollout is seemingly happening on a phased manner, which means, that if you’re a Redmi Note 5 Pro user and haven’t got the update, hold on as it might soon hit your phone. Notably, the update brings several features, improvements and bug fixes to the Redmi phone.

The MIUI 10.2.1 fixes the accidental camera burst capture problem that several Redmi Note 5 Pro users have been reporting about off late. Users have been reportedly facing this issue in the default camera app of the Redmi Note 5 Pro. The update is also fixing thumbnail and icons that were displayed on Files Explorer while using the search. As for the new features that the update is bringing to the Redmi Note 5 Pro are – home shortcut for Updater app.

It is important to note that the software update is rolling out in a phased manner and if you still haven’t got it, you’ll get it very soon. To check whether your Redmi Note 5 Pro has got the update or not you’ll need to head to the Setting menu of your phone, and then to the About phone, followed by System update. Ensure to connect your phone to Wi-Fi network and recharge your phone battery to the maximum. Also, before downloading the update backup all your phone data.

Xiaomi Set to Launch New Redmi Phone on January 10

Xiaomi has announced to launch a new Redmi phone on January 10 in China. The company is yet to reveal the name of the phone, but it seems it could be the Redmi Pro 2. Some reports also claim that the upcoming Redmi phone could be Redmi 7. The Redmi phone launching on Jan 10 is expected to be the 48MP camera phone that Xiaomi President announced last month. Meanwhile, Xiaomi is also working on several other phones like – Redmi Go, Foldable Xiaomi phone, Mi 9, Mi Mix 4, Poco F2, so on and so forth.

Chakri is a go-to guy for your next smartphone recommendation. Back in his engineering days, he used to play with smartphones by installing custom ROMs and that passion got him into the tech industry. He still goes nuts about a smartphone knocking his door for review. Currently managing everything at Telecom Talk, Chakri is trying to master PUBG Mobile in his free time.

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