The company has clearly mentioned that the face unlock feature on Redmi Note 5 is currently available in select countries and regions which includes Indonesia, India, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam. Users in other regions will have to wait for more time.
MIUI 126.96.36.199 Global Stable ROM Full Changelog
- New – Welcome experience the Android Oreo! (08-20)
- Fix – Fixed translation issues with the Bulgarian language (08-22)Camera
- Fix – Camera stopped working in some cases (08-20)
- Camera algorithms have been updated, and image quality has been further optimized
Other improvements and optimizations
- Fix – Wi-Fi drained battery in some cases (08-20)
Note that the update is rolling out via OTA so it might take some time to reach your device. If you don’t want to wait then you can manually install it.