As we all are waiting for the official Android 10 rollout for the Redmi Note 8, Today Xiaomi rolled March 2020 security patch to the device which bumps the software version to V126.96.36.199.PCOMIXM. If you have not received this update, then make sure to download and install MIUI 188.8.131.52 Global Stable ROM for Redmi Note 8 manually or wait for the official rollout to hit your device.
As we speak, the update is rolling via OTA (over the air) globally for users in a stage-wise manner. It can take a few days or weeks to appear on your notification. If you have not received any OTA, make sure to check the OTA update manually by following our guide. The new update brings the March 2020 Android Security Patch that fixes bugs and improves system security. If you have no patience, then you can manually upgrade your Redmi Note 8 by following our step-by-step guide below.
Manually Check OTA Updates
This OTA update is an incremental update to the last software update. If you have not received it, you can check for the new one by going into phone Settings > About Phone > Software update. Additionally, you can perform this task via the Software Updater app directly. If the software version V184.108.40.206.PCOMIXM 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.
Changelog: MIUI 220.127.116.11
- Updated Android Security Patch to March 2020. Increased system security.
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 8 model.
How to Install MIUI 18.104.22.168 Global Stable ROM for Redmi Note 8 (ginkgo)
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 8 (ginkgo) 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 22.214.171.124 Global Stable ROM on Redmi Note 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 Redmi Note 8 (ginkgo) successfully. Feel free to ask in the comments below for any queries.