MIUI 8 v6.6.16 China Developer ROM for All Supported Devices

MIUI 8 Fastboot Recovery Download

Finally Xiaomi Dev Team has released the Developer version of MIUI 8 after several Beta and Alpha builds. Despite this is the China Dev build, the ROM can be installed on any of supported Xiaomi devices. For you who can’t really wait for the Global Stable build, flashing this version is really worth it. Simply grab either the flashable .zip (Recovery ROM) or the flashable .tgz (Fastboot ROM) and flash it on your phone. As usual, there is no Google Play Store installed but you can still flash it manually.

How to install?

Luckily, this new build is automatically available via Over The Air (OTA) update mechanism for any devices running any latest MIUI 7 China Developer ROM. Just head to the Updater app and check on new updates.

Alternatively, you can flash it through Fastboot method using appropriate MIUI 8 .tar.gz file according to your phone type.

Also read : How to flash MIUI Fastboot ROM.

User Interface Screenshot

MIUI 8 China Dev ROM UI

MIUI 8 China Dev ROM Screenlock UI

MIUI 8 Supported Devices

including :

  • Mi 2 / 2S
  • Mi 3,
  • Mi 4,
  • Mi 4c,
  • Mi 4S
  • Mi 5
  • Mi Max
  • Mi Note
  • Mi Note Pro
  • Redmi 1 / 1S
  • Redmi 2 / 2A / Prime
  • Redmi 3 / 3S
  • Redmi Note 3G
  • Redmi Note 4G
  • Redmi Note Prime
  • Redmi Note 2
  • Redmi Note 3 MTK
  • Redmi Note 3 Qualcomm

Full MIUI8 Changelog

- Long screenshots
- New Calculator
- New scanner
- Shortcut menu
- Mi Lanting font
- Brand new design
- Second space
- Support for cloning most apps
- Support for speech-to-text output in Recorder
- Special effects for video editing
- New templates for Notes
- Redesigned Task Manager
- Redesigned Gallery
- Smart menu for editing text
- Wallpaper Carousel
- All-new Battery saver
- Recognition for fraudulent messages
 
Lockscreen, Status Bar, Notification Bar
Optimization - Can't unlock Second space with Mi Band (06-14)
Fix - Couldn't see percentage progress of the system updates (06-14)
 
Market
New - New power saving algorithm for automatic updates (06-14)
Fix - Problems with "Install" button in Downloads (06-14)
 
Live
New - New design (06-15)
New - Customizable Beautify (06-15)
New - Support for Traditional Chinese and English (06-15)
Optimization - 16 new animations (06-15)
Optimization - Minor adjustments and improvements (06-15)
 
Mi Drop
Fix - Mi Drop could not find the receiver after GPS was closed (06-07)

Download

Please remember that all .zip files are Recovery ROM while all .tgz files are Fastboot ROM:

MIUI 8 for Mi 5 – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_MI5_6.6.16_7b31073507_6.0.zip
Version 6.6.16 | 1118 downloads | 1 GB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
gemini_images_6.6.16_20160523.0000.23_6.0_cn_e8d35b28fd.tgz
Version 6.6.16 | 275 downloads | 1 GB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Mi Note – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_MINote_6.6.16_f4e45648a9_6.0.zip
Version 6.6.16 | 313 downloads | 802 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
virgo_images_6.6.16_20160523.0000.23_6.0_cn_b477a2dee1.tgz
Version 6.6.16 | 93 downloads | 1 GB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Mi Note Pro – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_MINotePro_6.6.17_603d96bfe6_5.1.zip
Version 6.6.17 | 169 downloads | 828 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
leo_images_6.6.17_20160523.0000.23_5.1_cn_b251e2bd8f.tgz
Version 6.6.17 | 76 downloads | 1 GB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Mi Max – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_MIMAX_6.6.16_b38c89bfd6_6.0.zip
Version 6.6.16 | 248 downloads | 1,013 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
hydrogen_images_6.6.16_20160523.0000.23_6.0_cn_e977ba4155.tgz
Version 6.6.16 | 155 downloads | 1 GB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Mi Max Pro – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_MIMAX652_6.6.16_0f168832c6_6.0.zip
Version 6.6.16 | 79 downloads | 1,013 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
helium_images_6.6.16_20160523.0000.23_6.0_cn_b85474360f.tgz
Version 6.6.16 | 82 downloads | 1 GB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Mi 4 – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_MI3WMI4W_6.6.16_0474bf2df7_6.0.zip
Version 6.6.16 | 336 downloads | 653 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
cancro_images_6.6.16_20160523.0000.23_6.0_cn_72fe09c9d7.tgz
Version 6.6.16 | 123 downloads | 983 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Mi 4s – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_MI4s_6.6.17_afeecc4edf_5.1.zip
Version 6.6.17 | 71 downloads | 970 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
aqua_images_6.6.17_20160523.0000.23_5.1_cn_852d11dc61.tgz
Version 6.6.17 | 64 downloads | 1 GB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Mi 4c – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_MI4c_6.6.17_7a987ae879_5.1.zip
Version 6.6.17 | 96 downloads | 970 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
libra_images_6.6.17_20160523.0000.23_5.1_cn_ce2e281aa7.tgz
Version 6.6.17 | 170 downloads | 1 GB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Mi 3 – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_MI3WMI4W_6.6.16_0474bf2df7_6.0.zip
Version 6.6.16 | 336 downloads | 653 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
cancro_images_6.6.16_20160523.0000.23_6.0_cn_72fe09c9d7.tgz
Version 6.6.16 | 123 downloads | 983 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Mi 2 / 2s – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_MI2_6.6.17_480181b00c_5.0.zip
Version 6.6.17 | 175 downloads | 543 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
aries_images_6.6.17_20160523.0000.23_5.0_cn_80de739ee9.tgz
Version 6.6.17 | 49 downloads | 846 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Redmi 3 – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_HM3_6.6.17_b8e6283c15_5.1.zip
Version 6.6.17 | 378 downloads | 915 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
ido_xhdpi_images_6.6.17_20160523.0000.23_5.1_cn_f53a494d81.tgz
Version 6.6.17 | 273 downloads | 1 GB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Redmi 3s – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_HM3S_6.6.16_eb411d8524_6.0.zip
Version 6.6.16 | 183 downloads | 1 GB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
land_images_6.6.16_20160523.0000.23_6.0_cn_066bbf4205.tgz
Version 6.6.16 | 170 downloads | 1 GB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Redmi 2 – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_HM2XWC_6.6.16_46a8f8f5b2_4.4.zip
Version 6.6.16 | 195 downloads | 570 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
wt88047_images_6.6.16_20160523.0000.23_4.4_cn_a05d7067de.tgz
Version 6.6.16 | 94 downloads | 915 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Redmi 2 Prime – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_HM2XWCPro_6.6.17_16bbca50df_5.1.zip
Version 6.6.17 | 268 downloads | 607 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
wt88047_pro_images_6.6.17_20160523.0000.23_5.1_cn_a2ba1c5e84.tgz
Version 6.6.17 | 100 downloads | 943 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Redmi 1s – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_HM1SWC_6.6.16_fad8814440_4.4.zip
Version 6.6.16 | 167 downloads | 557 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
armani_images_6.6.16_20160523.0000.23_4.4_cn_beda91ba94.tgz
Version 6.6.16 | 99 downloads | 802 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Redmi Note 3 MediaTek – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_HMNote3_6.6.17_a1cf65dd3a_5.0.zip
Version 6.6.17 | 378 downloads | 995 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
hennessy_images_6.6.17_20160523.0000.23_5.0_cn_f1f61b75ae.tgz
Version 6.6.17 | 180 downloads | 3 GB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Redmi Note 3 Qualcomm Snapdragon – China Developer ROM

File name :
kenzo_images_6.6.17_20160523.0000.23_5.1_cn_04a5301ac8.tgz
Version 6.6.17 | 1577 downloads | 1 GB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
kenzo_images_6.6.17_20160523.0000.23_5.1_cn_04a5301ac8.tgz
Version 6.6.17 | 352 downloads | 1 GB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Redmi Note 2 – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_HMNote2_6.6.17_2497e6fa3c_5.0.zip
Version 6.6.17 | 150 downloads | 995 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
hermes_images_6.6.17_20160523.0000.23_5.0_cn_d0513bd15d.tgz
Version 6.6.17 | 91 downloads | 1 GB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Redmi Note 3G – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_HMNoteW_6.6.16_a5dd38bcff_4.4.zip
Version 6.6.16 | 127 downloads | 576 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Redmi Note 4G – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_HMNoteLTE_6.6.16_ce09c51d97_4.4.zip
Version 6.6.16 | 195 downloads | 566 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
dior_images_6.6.16_20160523.0000.23_4.4_cn_fcd2dfb147.tgz
Version 6.6.16 | 105 downloads | 811 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Redmi Note Prime (Dual SIM) – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_HMNote1S_6.6.16_bcd4558090_4.4.zip
Version 6.6.16 | 89 downloads | 634 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode
File name :
gucci_images_6.6.16_20160523.0000.23_4.4_cn_df90e933c1.tgz
Version 6.6.16 | 62 downloads | 949 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

MIUI 8 for Redmi 1 – China Developer ROM

File name :
miui_HMW_6.6.16_049d3434e4_4.4.zip
Version 6.6.16 | 95 downloads | 558 MB
Servers are powered by : SiteGround Cloud and Ramnode

Few Things Worth Knowing

These ROMs are the public build for all MIUI devices owners. It means that users who want to install it do not need special permission or do not require to be a member of registered MII8 Beta Team. However, this is the Developer build with more advanced features but users may expect some minor bugs. The MIUI 8 Stable build is planned to release in August, 2016.

Moreover, users who have MIUI 8 Alpha ROM installed will not get further update unless they have official Alpha Team OTA permission. Therefore, it is strongly advised to download full ROM package and flash it either through Recovery mode or Fastboot mode.

The most important part, upon installing this build, device running MIUI 8 based on Android 4.4 will no longer have Second Space and Cloned App features due to hardware limitation. Those devices affected are : Redmi 1, Redmi 1S, Redmi 2, Redmi 2A, Redmi Note, and Redmi Note 4G.

On top of that, this ROMs have no Google apps installed. Devices running MIUI 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow can use this Google Apps.

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