Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra new update brings August 2021 security patch and fixes fingerprint issues

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra starts receiving the August 2021 security patch. Through this is not the latest security patch, it fixes a bunch of vulnerabilities related to system security and privacy.

The new OTA update for Mi 11 Ultra is currently rolling out to the EEA and Global versions with firmware versions V12.5.8.0.RKAEUXM and V12.5.6.0.RKAMIXM, respectively. According to the changelog, it brings the Android security patch level to August 2021. It fixes – fingerprint animation continuous playing issue even after the device gets unlocked, fingerprint unlock animation crashing, fingerprint icon appearance issue when the screen was turned off in landscape mode, and the issue where the fingerprint icon didn’t appear after the device was unlocked.

Xiaomi has fixed the issue where the “Lock screen went transparent after Fingerprint unlock was used in some cases”, lock screen items displaying issue when super wallpapers and themes were combined, and fixes the issue where the device gets locked even after successful fingerprint authentication. There are a couple of more fixes that are detailed in the changelog.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra August 2021 security patch update

As mentioned above, the new OTA update is currently rolling out in specific regions and should start hitting other regions in the coming days. To manually check for the update, navigate to Settings >> About phone and then check for updates. Or, download the OTA package using the link given below.

Device:

  • Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra

Region:

  • EEA
  • Global

Software version:

  • V12.5.8.0.RKAEUXM (EEA)
  • V12.5.6.0.RKAMIXM (Global)

Download link:

Changelog:

  • System
    • Optimization: Updated Android Security Patch to August 2021. Increased system security.
  • Lock screen
    • Fix: Fingerprint unlock animation kept playing after the device was unlocked
    • Fix: Issues in the Settings deactivated Fingerprint unlock in some cases
    • Fix: Fingerprint unlock animation led to crashes
    • Fix: Fingerprint icon didn’t appear or was displayed incorrectly when the screen was turned off in landscape mode
    • Fix: The screen went black, device was locked, and Lock screen wallpaper was replaced with Home screen wallpaper after Fingerprint unlock was used
    • Fix: Issues with Fingerprint unlock vibration
    • Fix: Using fingerprints in some apps locked the device
    • Fix: Fingerprint icon didn’t disappear after the device was unlocked
    • Fix: Fingerprint icon didn’t disappear after the device was unlocked
    • Fix: Lock screen went transparent after Fingerprint unlock was used in some cases
    • Fix: Wallpapers flashed when Fingerprint unlock was being used which didn’t allow to unlock the device
    • Fix: Device was locked again after successful Fingerprint unlock attempts
    • Fix: Lock screen items weren’t displayed when super wallpapers and themes were combined
  • Status bar, Notification shade
    • Optimization: Dark mode adjustments for notifications
    • Fix: Lock screen notification animations froze after the device was unlocked using face data
    • Fix: Notification shade couldn’t be opened in some cases
    • Fix: Player controls weren’t always displayed in the Notification shade
    • Fix: Buttons weren’t always displayed correctly on the notifications when Dark mode was on

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