We all love getting new MIUI updates.. Making use of the latest news allows us to squeeze even more out of the device for which we have paid, although generally we forget to perform certain tasks that in many cases are important before any unforeseen.
Before you start downloading and installing an update to MIUI 14 or any other version of MIUI, We must take several aspects into account. Below we have compiled five tips that you should definitely take into account before updating your Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO:
1. Make a backup
Make a backup of our Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO It is totally essential today.. This is especially relevant when we update to a higher version of MIUI or change from Android 12 to Android 13.
Unfortunately some updates may contain certain bugs that in the worst case they can make our mobile device totally uselesslosing access to the stored photos and videos, as well as to the different configurations or installed applications.
Before proceeding to update your Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO we recommend back up. Besides, It is convenient to use a service such as Google Photos so you always have a copy of your most important photos and videos.
2. Search for information on the update in question
It is extremely important to know that we are going to update. When we receive notification of a new version of MIUI for our Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO we should look for information about it on the Interneteither in specialized portals or forums.
With a simple search we can make sure that the update we want to install is free of errors. Our advice is that you search Google or Xiaomi Community for the number of the update received and inform yourself of any anomaly.
3. Charge the device and connect it to the electrical current
another piece of advice We always recommend that you charge your device to 100% before proceeding to install a new update. This, in combination with having the device connected to the electrical outlet, will avoid really dangerous scares.
If for any reason your Xiaomi, Redmi or POCO runs out of battery in the middle of an installation, the consequences can be catastrophic, leaving your device completely useless. Therefore, it is always convenient to prevent.
4. Reboot the device before proceeding to install an update
In addition to the above recommendations, it is also convenient to restart the device in question before proceeding to install a new update. This will reduce the number of open processes and applications, leaving a greater amount of free memory for the installation process.
Finally and probably one of the most important recommendations is to be patient. On the one hand it is convenient not installing an update from the first day it was released. This will allow you to be aware of possible bugs that are discovered, thus avoiding installing an update that contains errors.
In addition, a large part of the updates that Xiaomi releases are usually deployed in a phased manner, that is, they first reach a small group of users (Mi Pilot) and then the rest. It is better not to be in a hurry and do any action with our Xiaomi when we are really sure that it will benefit us.