Download MIUI 12.5 Closed Beta on Xiaomi Mi 9 SE & How To Install

In this guide, you will learn how to download the latest MIUI 12.5 Closed Beta update and install it on the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE (grus). This is the first closed beta version and Xiaomi has released direct links to MIUI 12.5 packages.

MIUI 12.5 is the latest update from Xiaomi and comes with some changes to the user interface and under the hood. It brings a better and improved user experience, better performance, and it also includes two brand new Super Live Wallpapers named Snow Mountain and Geometry. This build for the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE is based on Android 11.

Follow the article below to learn how to download and install MIUI 12.5 closed beta build on the Xiaomi Mi 9 SE.

How To Install MIUI 12.5 Closed Beta on Xiaomi Mi 9 SE

MIUI 12.5 Closed Beta builds are available on the Chinese variants of Xiaomi phones. This means that you need to have a custom recovery installed such as TWRP if you want to flash the closed beta build on your non-Chinese variant.

Download MIUI 12.5 Closed Beta Build

Download the ZIP file from the download link and make sure to move it to the internal storage of your phone so you can easily find it when it is time to flash it.

Steps to flash MIUI 12.5 on Xiaomi Mi 9 SE

Please make a full backup of your phone including photos and files. If anything goes wrong, your data will be safe.
  1. Download the proper MIUI 12.5 zip file and move it to the internal storage.
  2. Press and hold the power button. Tan on Power off to turn off the phone.
  3. Press and hold the volume up and power keys. Keep them pressed until the phone boots into TWRP recovery.
  4. While in recovery, tap on Install, and choose the downloaded MIUI 12.5 ZIP file.
  5. Select the file and swipe to flash it.

Once the update has been flashed, reboot your phone. That is it. Your Xiaomi device will now be running on the latest MIUI 12 update. If you have any questions, please leave a comment down below and we will help you.