How to Update Xiaomi Poco F1 to Android 9 Pie Based MIUI 10 Manually

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Xiaomi is always known for bringing amazing smartphones at very affordable prices and has been crowned the market leader when it comes to selling mid-range smartphones.

Earlier in 2018, it launched the Poco F1 flagship smartphone at an aggressive price, it is undoubtedly the best budget flagship smartphone you can buy.

Update (11/12/2018): MIUI 10.1 Android Pie 9 is being rolled out if you have the patience, you can wait for the OTA, else you can download the ROM and update your phone manually via Recovery Method (Mentioned below) 

The smartphone launched with Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI, and Xiaomi had promised that the smartphone will be getting Android 9 Pie update by the last quarter of 2018.

It seems that xiaomi is on the right track since it has rolled out Android P beta update at the end of October.

And since it is a beta update it is available for selected users and is not available as an OTA.

MIUI 10 Global Stable is Rolling Out to Xiaomi Poco F1, Here’s How to Download it

But if you cannot wait to try it on your smartphone, you can download the official build of Android Pie based MiUI 10 Global beta and update your Coco F1 smartphone manually.

You can download the ROM from and flash it using recovery update tool.

How to flash Android Pie based MIUI 10 Global beta ROM (Recovery Method)

Simply download the file from here, and save it in the root directory of the internal storage of your smartphone.

Then go to the About section of your smartphone from the Settings, and find System update. Tap on the three dots on the top right corner, and Choose the update package. Select the file.

It will verify the package and will ask you to reboot your smartphone.

Once the installation is done the smartphone will reboot on its own and if everything goes ok you will be on the Android 9 Pie MIUI 10 Global Beta.

How to flash Android Pie based MIUI 10 Global beta ROM (Fastboot Method)

There is another way you can update your Coco F1 smartphone via Fastboot.

For that, you will have to download the file from here and flash it using MI Flash Tool. Flashing instructions can be found on download the file from here,

If you have already unlocked your Poco F1, and have installed custom TWRP, you can directly flash the above file on your phone.

Please note: You need to have the bootloader unlocked. And your data might be lost, so make sure you keep it backed up. 

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