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Xiaomi starts rolling out Android Q open Beta update to Mi 9 and Redmi K20 Pro

Xiaomi has started pushing Android Q development update to Xiaomi Mi 9 and Redmi K20 Pro, they confirmed Weibo Post . The company had recently launched closed Beta with limited accessibility for the Mi 9, But now the company starts pushing the open Beta update to Mi 9 and Redmi K20 beta testers. The official MIUI post reads (translated), “Xiaomi 9, Redmi K20 Pro development version of the beta has now pushed Android Q upgrade for the brave teenagers”. Basically, they are giving a soft warning before installing this update. The new update is likely to be based on Android Q Beta 6 recently released by Google.

Here are the lists of known issues you might encounter with the Android Q Beta build :

Mi 9:

1. Alarm does not ring when the device is switched off.
2. Device restarts after user selects wireless projection device in the wireless display.
3. “Settings” app stops running after user deactivates shortcut to mute device.
4. “Settings” app stops running when “Gesture” is selected in “Settings”
5. “File” app stops running after refresh.
6. Unable to switch screen color in “Settings”
7. Unable to ‘Add a fingerprint’

Mi Mix 3 5G:

1. Alarm does not ring when the device is switched off.
2. Device restarts after user selects wireless projection device in the “Wireless display”.
3. Default print service stops after device connects to WiFi to print photos from gallery.
4. “Settings” app stops running after user deactivates shortcut to mute device.
5. “Settings” app stops running after user selects “Gestures”.
6. “File” app stops running after refresh.
7. Unable to switch color in settings.
8. “Settings” app crashes after “Automatic brightness” is selected.

Redmi K20 Pro:

  1. Does not support fingerprint module.
  2. “Settings” app crashes after user selects “App & Notifications” and shows a notification     that says “Settings keeps stopping”
  3. Unable to switch between multiple users.
  4. There might be instances where videos downloaded from the Google Drive does not         show length of video in the photo gallery.
  5. Bluetooth search might not work for some specific keyboards. A known failed case is      Logitech’s k380 keyboard.

Since it is a development version, you might experience some bugs and stability issues, So it is not advisable to upgrade your primary device unless you are too curious to explore new things. However, the company didn’t clarify whether it is based on MIUI 10 or MIUI 11, but most probably it would be using the MIUI 10 without any visible changes in UI. Furthermore, if you didn’t get any update, you can flash it manually by using the officially recommended method.

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