MIUI is a user interface derived from Google’s Android OS. It has been developed and maintained by Xiaomi. Initially, MIUI was available only for Mi, Redmi, and Hongmi series of phones from the firm.
Now, the MIUI launcher APK is available for downloaded for non-Xiaomi handsets which include devices from LG, Sony Xperia, HTC, Samsung Galaxy, etc. Frankly speaking, the launcher is awesome.
MIUI is a lightweight launcher which will not disappoint you. It is a simple launcher that doesn’t provide options to customize animations, icons, etc. MIUI is as robust as CM launcher, Apus, Hola, etc. Below are some of its interesting features:
Note: If you’re aware of the features of launcher then scroll down and follow the tutorial to install it on your Android device.
Beautiful Lockscreen: When you start your Android phone with the MIUI launcher, you’ll see network operator, date, battery, network signal level, battery power indicator and two icons on the home screen. The home screen provided by the MIUI launcher boasts shortcuts to the camera, SMS app, phone and other utilities. The shortcuts are customizable.
Threaded and categorized messages: This is one of the most impressive features of the MIUI launcher. Unlike other phones, the messages in a phone powered by MIUI are grouped and sorted by date-time. Creating and sending new text or multimedia messages is an easy task.
The latest edition of MIUI launcher enables you to filter messages with keywords.
Attractive notification window: All important social network, call or message notifications can be accessed through this window. The window also features a toggle panel where you’ll find options to enable or disable critical services on your phone.
Unlike other launcher apps, MIUI doesn’t come with App drawer module. All applications are arranged in a grid interface on the home screen.
HD icons: The launcher packs high-definition icons of third-party and system applications. If you’re using MIUI, you cannot change the icon’s size. The icons are of large size.
Download MIUI launcher APK on your Android device via PC [latest v5 or v6]
- Open this link and save the APK file to your PC.
- Enable USB debugging mode on your phone.
- Now connect your phone to the Computer.
- Move the APK installer to your handset’s SD card or ROM.
- Open your system file explorer.
- Navigate to the folder where you move the APK.
- Tap on the file to begin the installation.
Activate the data connection on your phone. Open the browser and tap on this link. Download MIUI launcher APK from the web page. Open the file explorer utility and find the file. Now tap on it. Done!
Now have direct access to 100’s of MIUI themes, wallpapers, and icons.
Many people believe that MIUI borrows some features of Apple IOS but who cares about this? Just install the launcher and start using it.