app drawer and app shortcuts coming to xiaomis miui

Xiaomi’s MIUI is one of the few UIs still lacking an app drawer as an option but a newly released alpha version of the software reveals this is about to change. Probably because of the well-received POCO Launcher that’s essentially a MIUI distribution with an app drawer and app shortcuts for the Pocophone F1.

The latest alpha version of MIUI’s build number is and it introduces a button for the app drawer on the home screen. Tapping it opens the drawer and tapping on the arrow at the top of the screen or pressing the back button closes it. Swiping up and down doesn’t…