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The Android based MIUI 7 Global Beta ROM 6.3.17 has been released on Mi 3, Mi 4, and the Mi Note.

This release brings substantial updates to the OS, and hopefully to Xiaomi getting closer to launching it across all MIUI devices.

MIUI Global Beta ROM 6.3.17 Based on Android M Full Changelog

Phone

  • Optimization – Accessibility: Voice-over for SIM 1 and SIM 2, voice-over for keypad (01-11)

Messaging

  • Optimization – Send contacts’ name card style (12-25)
  • Optimization – Optimized starred messages’ text box style (12-25)
  • Optimization – Supporting syncing part of SIM card messages (12-25)
  • Fix – When recipients exceeded one line, the upper and lower parts might get cut (12-24)
  • Fix – Texts in input box could not be seen when sending a message (12-25)

Lockscreen, Status Bar, Notification Bar

  • Fix – Sometimes status bar disappeared (12-24)
  • Fix – Power button menu could not be read out or operated on in Accessibility mode (01-12)
  • Fix – Viewing Daily lock screens sometimes led to black screen (02-23)
  • Delete – (For security reasons) “Forgot password” option for lock screen (03-04)

Home screen

  • Fix – Sometimes daily lockscreen did not work (01-06)
  • Fix – It asked to change folder name when first open the folder in Mi Space mode after rebooting (01-12)
  • Fix – Issue with lost Home screen icons after they’ve been successfully restored and device rebooted (01-25)

Backup

  • Optimization – New design for Mi Mover (01-25)
  • Fix – Interruptions or unsuccessful file transfers in Mi Mover in some cases (03-01)

Permissions Manager

  • New – Manage permission to create home screen shortcut. Restrict all apps’ access to a specific permission in one press (01-20)

File Explorer

  • New – New feature for file transfers between devices. No internet required. (02-16)
  • New – Added shortcuts to downloads and hidden files in Categories (02-16)
  • New – Redesigned the layout for storage view to make it more informative (02-16)
  • Optimization – New redesigned card layout (02-16)

Cleaner

  • New – Deep clean supports cleaning APK. files (01-05)
  • New – Deep clean supports managing videos (01-05)
  • Fix – Errors in calculating sizes of deep clean big files (01-05)

Security

  • Optimization – Improved performance for status bar (02-23)

Mi Cloud

  • New – Added account lock after flashing phone in Find device. Avoid risks of lost phone being used by others (12-22)

  • Jatin

    You call all these fixes as huge updates? Shame.