Updated on August 05, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled the Android 10 update for Redmi 8A with software version V126.96.36.199.QCPMIXM. The update brings new changes along with Android 10 features such as Dark Mode, Live Caption, Smart Reply and more
Updated on June 11, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled the May 2020 security patch to the Redmi 8A (Codename: olivelite) globally with version V188.8.131.52.PCPMIXM. The update has no major changes apart from security patch and regular bug fix. If you are using the Redmi 8A, you can manually download and install MIUI 184.108.40.206 Global Stable ROM on Redmi 8A 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 8A (olivelite).
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 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 8A model.
Downloads and Changelog:
How to Install MIUI Global Stable ROM for Redmi 8A (olivelite)
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 8A (olivelite) 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 Global Stable ROM on Redmi 8A. 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 8A (olivelite) successfully. Feel free to ask in the comments below for any queries.