Welcome to Community Release Ver 3.00
It is our goal to make the Android Community Release System the bible of Android releases for ROM updates on any Android device. We have a lot of plans for the future and intend to add more themes, application, modifications and anything else that will enhance the functionality of your device.
If you haven't already signed up for a Community Release account, go to the registration page and reserve your username now. Developers who already have an established name within the community will take priority over regular user accounts, so please take this into consideration when you apply for your account.
View the latest Community Release Changelog to find out what's new and what may be coming. You'll also find our support forums at the same location for any issues you may find, and as this is a big release, Your probably going to find some.
MIUI was created by an amazing group of developers in China. This group created MIUI by taking the best features of many different operating systems available today and combining them into a single, user friendly version of Android. The end result is a kind of Android, meets TouchWiz, meets iPhone. You'll have to try it to find out what it's all about, but it's probably one of the most customized and complete Android firmware you'll find today.
MIUI is officially supported on the following devices:
Since it's release, fan sites have appeared all over the world and local developers have taken the base images and ported MIUI to almost any device you can think of. Not to be content with an operating system, the creators have recently announced they are developing and will be releasing very soon the Mi Phone. This phone has been designed to give you the best experience for your MIUI firmware you could ever wish for.
1. MIUI Desktop
Widgets and apps are displayed together on the desktop.
Long-pressing the desktop lets the user rearrange and add widgets, and organize their apps.
An app can simply be dragged to the top of the screen (where a rubbish bin will appear) to uninstall it.
There are 8 different screen transitions which can be applied at the touch of a button.
The T9 Smart-dialer can search for contacts by name, by phone number, and even lists results based on how often you call them.
By default, no apps installed from the Android market can monitor users' phone activity.
Currently, there are over 200,000 phone number codes known to MIUI. These are updated frequently.
A contact can be added at any time;
It is simple to send a message to an entire group;
Users can make use of websites, email addresses and phone numbers in a message simply by tapping them;
There are many pre-written messages for all occasions available to users.
Easy searching of contacts;
Simple to add a new contact;
Users can set large images (full photos) as a contact's display image.
5. Themes and Appearance
Super-fast applying of themes;
Themes can be applied as a whole, or the user can mix and match different parts from different themes;
There are many customizable components, including the ringtone, wallpaper, and fonts.
Opens fast so you don't miss that photo opportunity.
A myriad of new features including Continuous shooting, Timers, special effects, and ISO adjustment.
Sleek and smooth image browsing - much faster than normal Android;
Users can browse images either by album or in 'Folder-View'.
A huge online music resource is available at the tap of a button;
Lyrics, album art, and track ID3 information can be edited right from within the app;
Gestures and shaking are supported, allowing the user to change track without looking at the screen;
Sleep mode allows the music to be switched off after a set amount of time without any user action
All important controls (such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Brightness) are acessible from within the Notification bar. Just drag it down, tap the 'Controls' tab and you have access to twelve of the most commonly used settings.
10. MIUI apps
MIUI supports online backups and storage;
MIUI AppShare and MIUI Marketplace allow users to discover new apps and download them with a single tap;
MIUI AppShare will notify the user when installed apps have updated.