V12.0.1.0.QCXMIXM: MIUI 12 ( Global Stable ROM for Redmi Note 8T


Updated on October 22, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled the MIUI 12 based on Android 10 for the Redmi Note 8T globally. The update comes with build number V12.0.1.0.QCXMIXM.

Updated on August 28, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled MIUI for Redmi Note 8T with the August 2020 security patch. The update labeled with V11.0.5.0.PCXMIXM.

Updated on May 30, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled the May 2020 security patch to the Redmi Note 8T (Codename: willow) globally with version V11.0.4.0.PCXMIXM. The update has no major changes apart from security patch and regular bug fix. If you are using the Redmi Note 8T, you can manually download and install MIUI Global Stable ROM on Redmi Note 8T based on Android 9.0 Pie.

As we speak, the update has already started rolling over the air for users globally in a phased manner. It may take days or weeks to reach every device around the corner. In case, if you are not patient enough to wait, then follow this guide to install the update on your Redmi Note 8T (willow).


Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T

Manually Check OTA Updates

Before moving to the guide, we recommend you to first check if the OTA is already available for your device manually. To do that,  go to the phone Settings > About Phone > Software update. Additionally, you can perform this task via the Software Updater app directly. If the software version V11.0.4.0.PCXMIXM is available, you can grab it.

Before downloading the OTA update, make sure to charge the phone battery up to 50% minimum and connect to a Wi-Fi network.

However, if you’re not getting the latest OTA update due to some unfortunate reason, don’t worry. You can follow the firmware installation guide below for your Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T model.

Downloads and Changelog


  • Control center
    • Optimization: Control center layout in landscape mode
  • System
    • Fix: Noise could be heard when the screen was turned off in some cases
    • Updated Android Security Patch to October 2020. Increased system security.
    • Stable MIUI based on Android 10

Recovery ROM | OTA ROM


  • Updated Android Security Patch to August 2020. Increased system security.

Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM

  • Other
    • Optimization: Increased system stability
    • Optimization: Reduced system lag

How to Install MIUI Global Stable ROM for Redmi Note 8T (willow)

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 Note 8T (willow) 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


We recommend to take a full backup first. GetDroidTips will not be held responsible for any type of issue on your device while or after following this guide or even flashing any file. So, proceed at your own risk.

Instructions to Install:

We assume that you’ve followed the downloads and requirements properly. Now, you can proceed to install MIUI Global Stable ROM on Redmi Note 8T. 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 Redmi Note 8T (willow) successfully. Feel free to ask in the comments below for any queries.

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