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Download MIUI For Mi Max Prime (Global Stable ROM)

The latest MIUI for Mi Max Prime ( Global Stable ROM) can be currently downloaded and installed. That is, if you can’t wait until you receive the official notification on your phone, as the update is also rolling our over the air.

Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi started offering the MIUI 8 ROM for most of its handsets recently and if you own a Mi Max Prime, you can install the latest version on it, following our instructions below.




Before proceeding to the installation process, you can check out all the new features and improvements brought by the update.


  • New feature – Three-fingered swipe for screenshots
  • New feature – The app order in quick sharing is now dynamic, considering usage frequency

Phone features

  • New – You can now set your lock-screen wallpaper as the conversation background


  • Optimization – You can now open contacts while in Messaging

Lock-screen, Status Bar, Notification Bar features 

  • Optimization – You can tap the date in that status bar in order to open the calendar
  • Optimization – You can swipe down for toggles or even rearrange them
  • Fix – Holding a notification will now display results
  • Fix – Notification shade issues in Second space
  • Fix – Status bar is now working properly with third party themes, in specific cases
  • Fix – No more issues with volume level notification in Second space when using headphones
  • Fix – All the weather widget issues are gone

Home screen

  • Optimization – You can now change the wallpaper in editing mode
  • Optimization – You can hold the empty spot on the Home screen to enter the editing mode
  • Optimization – You can recents automatically to take a call
  • Fix – The issues with icons occurring after re-flashing the device are gone
  • Fix – Device didn’t respond after updating and rebooting
  • Fix – FC issues when switching between themes
  • Fix – Messaging app icon wasn’t marked when messages were received in Second space
  • Fix – Time flashed in status bar when pressing Home button
  • Fix – Time wasn’t shown in status bar in some cases


  • New – Three-fingered swipe for screenshots is now enabled
  • New – You can now slide down to exit full screen preview
  • New – You can turn off screenshot sound in screenshot settings
  • New – The app order in quick sharing is now sorted considering usage frequency


  • New – Privacy protection password was introduced

Permissions Manager

  • New – Added permissions for Lock screen and background notifications


  • New – Delete synced recordings from the device keeping them in the cloud
  • Optimization – You can finally record music in stereo quality

Clock / Calculator

  • New – C button will clear the current calculation, while AC will clear all history
  • New – The numbers you enter have an automatically adjustable font
  • New – You can now long press the numbers, in order to convert them to the Chinese financial characters
  • Optimization – The Alarm app has coloured backgrounds

Quick Ball

  • New – You can now swipe to the edge of the screen and hide Quick ball


Install MIUI on Mi Max Prime (Global Stable ROM)


First of all, you need to download the custom ROM, which is available in two variants, Recovery and Fast-boot. They’re available below:

  • MIUI Recovery ROM – Download
  • MIUI Fast boot ROM – Download

After downloading the ROM, follow the instructions from our guide: Install MIUI 8 Global ROM On Xiaomi Smartphones

And you’re all done! You have successfully installed the MIUI on Mi Max Prime. Like always, the comments section is open, so if you’re facing any issues during the installation process or have any other questions related to this, feel free to contact us, by dropping a few lines.

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