Updated on October 31, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled the October 2020 security patch for the device with software version V126.96.36.199.QCNRUXM.
Updated on August 15, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled the latest update for the Redmi 8 which gets the Android 10 update to the Russian variant with version V188.8.131.52.QCNRUXM. The update also brings July 2020 security patch along with all Android 10 features.
Updated on June 02, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled May 2020 security patch update for Redmi 8 with software version V184.108.40.206.PCNRUXM.
Updated on April 1, 2020: Currently, the company has started pushing the latest firmware update to the Redmi 8 Russian variant. If you’re a Redmi 8 Russian variant user then you can download and install the MIUI 220.127.116.11 Russia Stable ROM for Redmi 8 [V18.104.22.168.PCNRUXM] by following the guide below.
Talking about the firmware update, it bumps up a new software version MIUI V22.214.171.124.PCNRUXM based on Android 9.0 Pie and brings the latest March 2020 Android Security Patch Level with increased system security. Additionally, it also brings the app lock support for all the apps officially. To be very specific, the latest patch update fixes the possible security vulnerability in the system that can be attacked remotely. So, the interested users can manually check for the OTA update.
Xiaomi has taken its entry-level budget category smartphone to another level by launching the Redmi 8 (Codename: olive) in October last year. The handset came with Android 9.0 Pie on the top of the MIUI 11 out-of-the-box.
Check OTA Updates
As we all know that each and every smartphone OEM always prefer to push firmware OTA updates in batches, all the Redmi 8 Russian variant users will also receive the OTA update notification in an incremental manner. Therefore, it will take a couple of days or more to hit all the units completely. Meanwhile, if you can’t wait further, then you can check for the OTA update manually on your device via Settings > About Phone > Software update.
Otherwise, you may also check for the update via the Software Updater app on your Xiaomi device. Ensure that the device is charged more than 50% and connected to a Wi-Fi network.
Steps to Install MIUI Russia 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 (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:
We assume that you’ve followed the downloads and requirements properly. Now, you can proceed to install MIUI Russia 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:Video Guide on Steps to Flash Xiaomi Device using Fastboot Method
We hope that you’ve updated or installed the latest MIUI 11 version on your Redmi 8 successfully. Feel free to ask in the comments below for any queries.