New Update on July 14, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled June 2020 security patch for Mi 8 with software version V220.127.116.11.QEARUXM. The update brings nothing new except the security patch and improvements. If you have not received, then upgrade your Mi 8 to the latest MIUI 18.104.22.168 Russia Stable ROM.
Updated on May 22, 2020: Xiaomi has started pushing the latest firmware update to its Mi 8 (Codename: dipper) Russian variants based on Android 10 Q. The update is labeled with MIUI 22.214.171.124 for Mi 8 with software version V126.96.36.199.QEARUXM. You can now download and install it manually.
Now, talking about the new firmware update, it brings the latest April 2020 Android Security Patch Level that improves the system security & stability. Additionally, the update also brings improved app lock support for all apps and revamped start page with optimized features. You can get a full update changelog below. We will recommend you check for OTA updates or you can manually install the update by following the firmware flashing guide along with requirements and download links.
- Updated Android Security Patch to April 2020. Increased system security.
Check OTA Updates
Xiaomi mostly rolls out firmware OTA updates in batches and it can take some time to hit all the units completely. Similarly, the Russian Mi 8 variants will take a couple of days or weeks to receive the OTA update notification. If in case, you’re not getting the OTA update notification, then try to check for it via the device Settings > About Phone > Software update.
Alternatively, you can go to the Software Updater app directly to check for the OTA update. If the update is available, then you can download and install it. Make sure to connect your handset to a Wi-Fi network and charge your device more than 60%.
Steps to Install MIUI 188.8.131.52 Russia Stable ROM for Mi 8 (dipper)
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 Mi 8 (Russian 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%.
- Mi Flash Tool – Download and Install it on your PC
- Download ADB and Fastboot Tools on your computer
- Download Xiaomi USB Drivers and install it on the PC
Instructions to Install: MIUI 184.108.40.206 Russia Stable ROM for Mi 8
We assume that you’ve followed the downloads and requirements properly. Now, you can proceed to install MIUI 220.127.116.11 Russia Stable ROM on Mi 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:Video Guide on Steps to Flash Xiaomi Device using Fastboot Method
We hope that you’ve updated or installed the latest MIUI version on your Mi 8 (dipper) successfully. Feel free to ask in the comments below for any queries.