Xiaomi MIUI 9.5 update brings New Notification Shade feature

Redmi Note 5 users start getting New Notification Shade feature with this update.


With the rollout of the MIUI 9 Global ROM update back in November 2017, Xiaomi introduced many changes. Also, the company rolled out a few more features with the MIUI 9.2 update in January this year. The new features include Split Screen, new Gallery app, Calendar Cards, new Notification Shade, new Mi Explorer, Mi Video app, Mi Drop, App Vault, and interactive and fresh UI changes.

Xiaomi MIUI 9.5 update brings New Notification Shade feature

Despite the rollout of the update, it is still difficult to expand the notifications with a two-finger swipe down gesture. Understanding this, Xiaomi has started rolling out the MIUI 9.5 Stable ROM with the new Notification Shades feature to its devices based on Android 7.0 Nougat and above.

According to the posts on the Mi Community, the company is rolling out the MIUI for the Redmi Note 4 smartphone. The update is also said to bring the February security patch to the smartphone. Besides these, the update is likely to bring new Ringtones, Lock or Unlock Sound and Charging Sound as it did with the rollout of the Global Beta 8.1.8 ROM.

Notably, the posts hint that this is a Nightly build. Xiaomi usually releases Stable Nightly updates to select users in order to get feedback. The same update will be rolled out to all the users as stable build, provided the feedback from users is good.

The MIUI 9.5 ROM is expected to be made available for a wide range of Xiaomi devices running Android 7.0 Nougat or above. And, the update is said to bring the new Notification Shade feature. Moreover, Xiaomi is expected to enable the ability to use the split screen feature on the devices running Android Marshmallow such as the Redmi 3S, Redmi 3S Prime and Redmi Note 3. However, the company is yet to make an official announcement regarding the same.

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Meanwhile, if you want to try out the Nightly build of MIUI 9.5, you can download the Recovery ROM and flash it using updater method.

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