New Update Story
Updated on January 08, 2021: Today Xiaomi rolled MIUI 12 update for the Redmi 8 with build number V220.127.116.11.QCNEUXM. The update is still based on Android 10.
Updated on October 22, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled another update for Redmi 8 with build number V18.104.22.168.QCNEUXM based on Android 10. The update brings October 2020 security patch.
Updated on June 02, 2020: Xiaomi Redmi 8 started receiving May 2020 security patch update with software version V22.214.171.124.PCNEUXM. This update bumps the software version from V126.96.36.199.PCNEUXM to V188.8.131.52.PCNEUXM. The OTA is rolling as we speak. If you have not received any update, then you can manually update your device to MIUI 184.108.40.206 by following our guide.
Updated on March 27, 2020: Currently, the MIUI 220.127.116.11 Europe Stable ROM for Redmi 8 is rolling out in batches and all the interested Redmi 8 European variant users can easily download it from here.
Talking about the new MIUI 18.104.22.168 software update having a build no. V22.214.171.124.PCNEUXM for the Redmi 8 model in Europe, it brings the latest March 2020 Android Security Patch Level that offers increased system security and some other bug fixes. It also includes an improved app lock support for all applications which is appreciable. As the OTA update is waving its way in a gradual manner, it’s expected that the update notification should arrive within a couple of days or so.
The Xiaomi Redmi 8 was one of the entry-level budget category smartphones to compete with other budget segment device brands. The Redmi 8 (olive) has pretty amazing hardware specifications with dual cameras, good looking aesthetics, a bigger battery, and more. It came with Android 9.0 Pie on top of MIUI 11 out-of-the-box.
Manually Check Software Update
It’s always recommended to check for the OTA update on your device manually in order to get faster update notifications as the incremental OTA update may take some time than usual. So, if you’re one of the Redmi 8 European variant users then simply head over to the device Settings > About Phone > Software Update.
Alternatively, you can directly go to the Software Updater app on your handset. If any new software update is available for your variant in your region, just download and install it using the Wi-Fi connection. Also, make sure that the phone battery is charged up to 50% minimum.
Downloads and Changelog:
Steps to Install MIUI Europe Stable ROM for Redmi 8
To install the update manually, make sure to check out the pre-requirements and downloads before flashing.
- This MIUI Europe Stable ROM file is only supported for the Xiaomi Redmi 8.
- Try to fully charge your device before installing the firmware.
- We will recommend you to take a complete backup of device data without root.
- A PC or Laptop and a USB cable are required.
- Xiaomi USB Drivers – Download and Install it on your PC or Laptop.
- Xiaomi Mi Flash tool – Download and Install it on your computer as well. (for Fastboot Method)
Instructions to Install: MIUI Europe Stable ROM for Redmi 8
After following all the pre-requirements and downloads properly, now you can proceed to the guide in order to install MIUI Europe Stable ROM update on your Redmi 8 via Recovery or Fastboot method manually.Guide to Install MIUI ROM on Xiaomi Device [Recovery/Fastboot]
You can also check out the full-depth tutorial video from below:Video Guide on Steps to Flash Xiaomi Device using Fastboot Method
That’s it, guys. We hope you have found this guide useful and successfully updated the MIUI ROM on your Redmi 8 (olive) European variant device. For any queries, feel free to ask in the comments below.