Redmi Note 3 gets Android 6 Marshmallow update in India

Redmi Note 3 has started getting the Android 6 Marshmallow update in India.  After a long wait the much awaited roll out has started. Xiaomi has bundled the Android and MIUI update together. So the update bumps up the Andorid version on Redmi Note 3 to Android 6.0.1 and the MIUI version has also been upgraded to 8.1.1.0.

These updates generally roll out in phases .So wait few days if your phone isn’t showing an available update right now.  The update has a size around 1.3GB. So it is recommended to download it over a WiFi network. And make sure  your phone has enough battery before you apply the updates.

There are two updates in this  rollout.  The MIUI update has brought along various changes in the lockscreen, status bar , notification bar and home screen.  There are many optimisations and fixes in different sections along with it. You can see the complete list in attached screenshots of the official release documentation.

The Android 6 update will bring along security updates,  battery optimisations, fingerprint scanner support as standard, app permission related changes and UI customisations.

Here is a screenshot of the phone after the update:

redmi note 3 after update

Here are few changes from the change log of MIUI:

MIUI 8.1.1.0 change log

MIUI 8.1.1.0 change log

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