Xiaomi Redmi 8 is the successor device of the Redmi 7 that was launched in October 2019. It has a dot-drop notch display, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, SDM439 SoC, a dual rear camera setup, a 5000mAh battery, Android 9 Pie (MIUI 11), etc. Last month, Xiaomi has released the MIUI February 2020 patch for the device and now, the MIUI 22.214.171.124 India Stable ROM for Redmi 8 is rolling out officially. Here you can easily download and install the firmware update on your handset.
The new software update bumps up a new software version V126.96.36.199.PCNINXM based on Android 9.0 Pie. It brings the March 2020 Android Security Patch Level with increased system security and new app lock support for all applications. The March 2020 patchset fixes a major security vulnerability in the media framework that could enable a remote attacker by executing an arbitrary code on your device. In order to upgrade your Redmi 8 Indian variant to this software version, you should check OTA updates.
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Manually Check Software Update (OTA)
Most of the smartphone OEMs always try to push the firmware update via OTA in batches according to the region server and mobile carriers. So, it may not be possible for all the Redmi 8 Indian variant users to receive the OTA update notification at the same time. In this case, if you don’t want to wait further, you can easily check for the OTA update on your handset via Settings > About phone > Software update.
Alternatively, you can directly go to the Software Updater app on your device and check for the same. If the new March 2020 patch is available, just grab it. Make sure to connect your handset to a Wi-Fi network and the battery should be charged more than 50% minimum.
- Updated Android Security Patch to March 2020. Increased system security.
- App lock
- New: App lock is supported for all apps now
How to Install MIUI 188.8.131.52 India Stable ROM for Redmi 8 (olive)
Installing the stock ROM or upgrading the MIUI version on Xiaomi devices is comparatively easy. But you should follow all the pre-requirements and downloads below before proceeding.
- Supported for: Xiaomi Redmi 8 (olive) Indian variant only. The device should be running on stock ROM to apply the update.
- Requires: A PC/Laptop and a USB cable.
- Backup: Take a full Backup of Phone Data at first to keep the important files safe.
- Charge: Keep your device charged more than 50%.
Instructions to Install:
We assume that you’ve followed the downloads and requirements properly. Now, you can proceed to install MIUI 184.108.40.206 India Stable ROM on Redmi 8. Check out the guide link below along with a video tutorial as well.Guide to Install MIUI ROM on Xiaomi Device [Recovery/Fastboot]
You can check out our full-depth tutorial video as well:
We hope that you’ve updated or installed the latest MIUI version on your Redmi 8 (olive) successfully. Feel free to ask in the comments below for any queries.