Based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, MIUI 8 has been released for Mi Max. Unfortunately, currently-until this article posted- it is still available in China Developer Build. For you who are looking for MIUI 8 Global Stable build having many languages to choose for, this custom MIUI8 ROM can be your alternative.
Developed by manhIT, a member of MIUI 8 Alpha Team, this custom Android ROM have all awesomeness of MIUI 8. It has only been modded with added languages. The base ROM is taken from MIUI 8 v6.6.16 China Developer build. Moreover, as it has been carefully modified, this ROM can be installed on Mi Max having Locked Bootloader. It means you, if you have on, do not need to ask for official bootloader unlock permission. On top of that, this MIUI 8 is pre-rooted with SuperSU installed. How cool is that?
Installation seems also easy since it makes use of common method to flash a Fastboot ROM through Mi Flash tool. You can download Mi Flash Beta tool here.
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How to install? As instructed on its official thread, all you have to do is to put your phone into EDL Mode and use MiFlash to flash the ROM. However, you may first need to extract the ROM’s .zip file. However, you better visit the thread to fetch more information on how to install the ROM.