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How to update Xiaomi Mi Box S to Android 9 Pie?

How to update Xiaomi Mi Box S to Android 9 Pie?

By  Sigismondo Eisenhower 2019-11-05 32803 1

After a long wait is finally available the update, for the moment in beta, which brings Android 9 Pie on Xiaomi Mi Box S, the latest box with Android TV of the Chinese giant. It's beta 0, so there could be some bugs or malfunctions, even in our initial tests everything seems to work properly without problems.

Android TV 9 Pie on the Mix Box S​ 


Step 1: Turn on your Xiaomi Mi TV Box, you will see the Android System Update message.

Step 2: Press "OK" on your remote control and it will show show you the upgrade details.

Step 3: Press "OK" again to start downloading the upgrade.

Step 4: Wait for the process of upgrade complete. The system will restart


What if there is no update message on the Screen, how to update?

Step 1: Download the pie rom
Step 2: Rename the download file to
Step 3: Copy to pendrive formatted in fat32
Step 4: Connect the usb drive to mi box
Step 5: Boot mi box s to recovery
Step 6: Do a factory reset.
Step 7: From recovery mode select
Step 8: After update is finished you are ready to use Android pie on your mi box

What’s new with Android TV 9 Pie on the Mix Box S?

● Reading and writing via USB;

● New settings menu interface;

● Audio via USB;

● Special access for apps, such as overlap;

 Amazon Prime video as system app

● New interface when pressing the volume button;

● Screenshot while holding on / off button pressed;

● Options to manually select audio formats, such as Dolby Digital plus and AAC.

For Gearbest customers:

If you've purchased Xiaomi Mi Box S from us and still have problem after using these tips, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. Just fill in the ticket with your questions at our Support Center and send it to us. We will do our best to deal with your problem as soon as possible. We are always happy to help.


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