Andrei Zhukouski

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Mi Buds M8

Current version: 1.14.0 (5 Apr 2024)

Control your Xiaomi Bluetooth earbuds (features available depend on earbuds model).

  • Active Noise Cancellation settings
  • Earbuds control gestures
  • Missing earphone alert
  • Ear tips fit test to find the most comfortable fit
  • Connect to multiple devices at the same time
  • Upgrade earbuds firmware*
  • Other nice features
  • Supports Android Lollipop 5.0+

* Upgrade your earbuds firmware on your own risk, because in case of any issues your device might become unusable

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This application lets you control the following list of currently supported earbuds models

  • FlipBuds Pro
  • Redmi AirDots 3 Pro
  • Redmi Buds 3 Pro
  • Redmi AirDots 3 Pro Genshin Impact
  • POCO Buds Pro (Genshin Impact global)
  • Redmi Buds 3
  • Xiaomi Buds 3
  • Xiaomi Buds 3 Disney
  • Xiaomi Buds 3 Star Wars
  • Xiaomi Buds 3 Pro
  • Xiaomi Buds 3T Pro
  • Redmi Buds 4
  • Redmi Buds 4 Active
  • POCO Pods
  • Redmi Buds 4 Harry Potter
  • Redmi Buds 4 Pro
  • Xiaomi Buds 4
  • Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro
  • Redmi Buds 5
  • Redmi Buds 5 AAPE
  • Redmi Buds 5 Pro
  • Redmi Buds 5 Pro Gaming

Mi Buds Mate allows you to use your Xiaomi earbuds how they were intended to be used. View the battery status and more. This app comes with a battery and noise cancellation notification, a pop-up dialog, and a widget, which can all be turned on or off individually.

If the application stuck at first screen telling you to connect supported device, but you are sure your earbuds are connected and supported, try to reboot your phone first, turn off and then on Bluetooth in your phone settings. Also, check that your earbuds are connected to your phone.


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Earbuds firmware

If you have Xiao AI application installed and want to help me in keeping firmware list up-to-date, please, send me your ota.bin file from that application so that I was able to publish it for everybody.

Official firmware files

Not modified firmware files by Xiaomi Inc.

* All firmware files listed above can also be found on Github.

Frequently asked questions

The sound volume is low

Try to clean your earbuds with hydrogen peroxide, or replace them by warranty. Unfortunately the app is not able to fix the earbuds volume. Or try to use Sound Amplifier app from Google, or any other EQ app

I have microphone issues

This could be firmware issue, hardware issue, wrong sound input source selected on your device - phone, laptop or PC. Application can not affect you earbuds microphone settings.

Left or Right earbud doesn't work

Try to reset your earbuds, and reconnect them to your device. If the problem still exists try to replace earbuds by warranty

Left or Right earbud doesn't connect

Try to reset your earbuds, and reconnect them to your device. If the problem still exists try to replace earbuds by warranty. Mi Buds M8 is not involved into connecting earbuds to device

Difference in charge levels of Left and Right earbuds

Each of the earbuds equipped with its own battery. Batteries inside earbuds could have the difference in initial capacity, that's why having the different charge level for left/right earbuds is normal.

Can't find firmware updates

Here might be several reasons: the app is not able to connect to Xiaomi's servers, or there is no actual firmware updates available for your earbuds. If you have chinese version of earbuds try enabling the alternative server in app settings

Why Redmi Buds X Lite is not suppoted

Redmi Buds X Lite is basic earbuds model from Xiaomi, and it's not configurable at all - there is no way to change predefined gestures settings. That's the reason they are not supported

How to disable all touch gestures?

There's no way to completely disable all gestures unless Xiaomi makes it possible with the next firmware updates.

How to add custom action for touch gestures?

There's no way to add any custom action for gestures, as they’re all stored in your earbuds, application just shows you what it gets from earbuds.



5 Apr 2024


  • Added support for Xiaomi Buds 3 Disney edition earbuds
  • Added support for Xiaomi Buds 4 earbuds
  • Fixed 'Find your earbuds' feature - now buttons work as expected

  • App locales:

  • Added Vietnamese translation


20 Mar 2024


  • Added support for Redmi Buds 4 Active earbuds
  • Added support for POCO Pods earbuds
  • Fixed disappeared 'Wind' ANC level for FlipBuds Pro earbuds

  • App locales:

  • Added Latvian translation
  • Updated other translations


19 Mar 2024


  • Added support for Redmi Buds 5 Pro purple earbuds (global)
  • Added support for Redmi Buds 5 (including AAPE model) earbuds
  • Fixed image detection for Redmi Buds 4 earbuds (including Harry Potter edition)

  • App widget:

  • Added app widget layout selector to the configuration screen (horizontal, vertical)
  • Fixed app widget configuration screen flickering on Android 13+
  • Now app widget background radius will be adjusted automatically based on system widgets radius on Android 12+
  • Added option to hide earbuds name in horizontal layout

  • Notification:

  • Now notification ANC status buttons will show correct ANC state


9 Mar 2024

  • Fixed app issues on some Android versions
  • Fixed Xiaomi Buds 4 Pro earbuds connection issues
  • Updated translations