Changelog of first MIUI 12.5 Xiaomi EU Developer ROM Ver 20.12.28/29

What’s new in the first MIUI 12.5 Xiaomi EU Developer ROM 20.12.28/29

MIUI 12.5
Changelog of first MIUI 12.5 Xiaomi EU Developer ROM Ver 20.12.28/29

Important Note

This update is suspended for Mi 9 Pro 5G, Mi 9 Lite, Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 9 4G/Redmi 9T, Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G/Mi 10T Lite. These devices are expected to get this update in mid-or-late January 2021, with the Android 11 update accordingly.
Starting from today, Redmi 7A, Redmi 8A, and Redmi S2 are EOL for MIUI 12 stable – team won’t support these devices (32-bit architecture).

Changelog of Xiaomi EU Developer ROM Ver 20.12.28/29


  • New – MIUI 12.5 update
  • New – Android 11 update (Mi 9, Mi 9 SE, Mi 9T Pro, Mi 10T/Pro). Existing newest TWRP releases should work on these devices after the Android 11 update (at least on Mi 9)
  • New – New super wallpapers: Geometry and Mount Siguniang
  • New – Nature mix is a new exciting way of creating your own notification sound system
  • New – Hundreds of system sounds that represent animals from all around the world
  • Optimization – Improved system stability and speed
  • Optimization – Updated Android Security Patch to January 2021 (Redmi Note 7)
  • Optimization – Updated Android Security Patch to December 2020 (most devices)
  • Fix – Restored M font size (by
  • Fix – Couldn’t paste clipboard items on system apps


  • New – New tools for doodling and sketching
  • New – Press and hold a sketch to adjust the strokes automatically
  • New – A gesture shortcut now allows you to create notes, tasks, and excerpts anywhere
  • New – Excerpts save texts, URLs, and images to Notes in a few simple taps
  • New – Dynamic layouts make bring the typography in Notes to a new level


  • New – Redesigned Screen Combo to MIUI+
  • New – You can combine your phone and computer into a single working station (run apps, open notifications, make edits in documents, transfer files, etc.). This feature is supported by selected devices: Mi 11, Mi 10 Ultra, Mi 10 Pro, Mi 10, Mi 9 Pro 5G, Mi 9, Redmi K30s Ultra/Mi 10T/Mi 10T Pro, Redmi K20 Pro/MI 9T Pro, Redmi K30 Pro/POCO F2 Pro


  • New – Now you can see what apps access your clipboard and control access
  • New – Using approximate location adds up points to privacy protection

System launcher

  • New – New design for app folders


  • Fix – The action bar didn’t show up when selecting a conversation
  • Fix – Removed useless Chinese setting from account settings


  • Fix – Crashes in certain scenarios (e.g. while trying to make clip)
  • New – New photo editing layout
  • New – Few new photo filters, e.g. Midwinter, Snowfall, Sangria, Nightfall, Caramel
  • New – Added random sky filter feature
  • New – Added advanced settings for photo editing, e.g. exposure, color temperature, hue
  • New – ID photo feature, the Art photo feature
  • Optimization – Reclassified photo filters


  • Optimization – Personalization features for system wallpapers, animations, and sounds


  • New – New hourglass animation for Timer (Snapdragon 888/865 devices)

Xiaomi Cloud

  • New – Password manager allows you to store passwords in the cloud

Xiaomi EU ROMs are based on China Sources, here are the most important features that aren’t included in Global Roms

  • Based on China Stable / Weekly builds
  • Enabled search gesture (swipe up) on the desktop
  • 3way reboot menu (in dev settings)
  • Dark Mode (Night Mode) for all devices
  • Removed ads in MIUI system apps
  • MIUI Dialer and Messages apps
  • Face Unlock for all devices
  • Vertical clock widget on the lock screen
  • Steps counter in Assistant screen
  • More shortcuts on the left of the lock screen
  • Wake up gestures for all devices
  • AI preloading option in MIUI Lab for all devices
  • Fullscreen gestures for all devices
  • Option to auto-expand first notification
  • Notifications priority settings
  • More edit options in the Gallery app
  • Enabled MiDrive in File Explorer
  • Added landscape mode for SMS app
  • Sunrise/Sunset in the weather app
  • Google apps support integrated
  • Removed 5GHz region restrictions
  • Confirm dials from call logs
  • Morning report on the alarm in the morning
  • More apps supported for AOD notifications
  • More styles for AOD screen
  • Raise to wake gesture
  • AOD notification received animation
  • Default volume control stream toggle
  • Tap fingerprint sensor to wake toggle
  • More Camera features
  • Double-tap to lock screen
  • Battery AI scenes
  • Allowed disabling specific system apps
  • Importing theme .mtz from via ThemeManager
  • No useless Chinese bloatware apps
  • More free RAM due to fewer background processes
  • Unified flat style app icons for both system and 3rd party apps
  • Advanced menu with color icons
  • No Chinese character under the full system
  • Mi Video, Mi Music, Mi Browser: No any useless Chinese content
  • No possibility to re-lock bootloader accidentally with flash any release
  • Added real 27 languages translation made by Official MIUI Fansites and MIUI Fans
  • Added EU T9 dialer support
  • Added charging sound switch
  • Added Screen-OFF animation
  • Optimized GPS settings for EU
  • Optimized Battery consumption
  • Optimized RAM consumption
  • Added 3D Touch to MI5S 3GB RAM version
  • Added GSMalphabet into SMS app options
  • Added more icons grid layout 4×5, 4×6, 4×7, 5×5, 5×6, 5×7 (depends on device)
  • SafetyNet passed (Google Pay)
  • Play Store Certified
  • Deodexed
  • Added automated tasks in the Security app
  • Added game speed booster
  • Added erase module (magic elimination) to Gallery photo edit options
  • Fixed low volume sound via headphone
  • Charging screen for all devices
  • Widevine L1 (for supported devices)
  • And more, and more made by our 9 years of MIUI mods experience.

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