Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Android update status
Currently: Android 11
Currently the latest official Android version for Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 is Android 11. This version was released on 21 Jun 2021. This phone was originally released on 4 / 2020.
Expected: Android 12 (last version ever)
Xiaomi has promised that Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 will get Android 12. However, this is only the manufacturer's promise, as far as we know - Xiaomi might release even further updates to the phone later or might end support earlier on.
Based on what we currently know, the expected Android 12 will be the last Android update for Xiaomi Redmi Note 9. After this update, the device might get security patches, but wont get any new major Android versions to it.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 update history
Xiaomi has promised the phone will eventually get Android 12. This will be the phone's last and final Android update.
Official, stable version of Android 11 released for Xiaomi Redmi Note 9.
Official, stable version of Android 10 released for Xiaomi Redmi Note 9.
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Why my phone still has the older Android version...?
Please note that most of the time the new Android versions get rolled out relatively slowly: manufacturers don't deliver over-the-air (OTA) Android updates to all users at the same time, but instead, roll out the update in cycles.
Additionally, if your phone has been bought from an operator, this complicates things. While the unlocked phones might get the updates, the operator-specific, so-called "locked phones" might be out of luck. Typically, the large operators have their own customizations in place for the phones sold through them and due those customizations, the update schedule for operator locked phones can be totally different than those that are unlocked.
You can try to manually check if there's an update available for your phone by visiting your phone's Settings. There, you can find a place for System updates. Visit that section: it will check whether there's updates available for your phone right now.
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