Updated on February 02, 2021: Today Xiaomi rolled the MIUI 12 based on Android 10 for the Redmi 8 with software version V126.96.36.199.QCNINXM.
Updated on August 15, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled the Android 10 update for Redmi 8 with software version v188.8.131.52.QCNRUXM. The update brings all-new features from Android 10 such as dark mode, Smart Reply, better sharing menu, Focus Mode, and many more. This update also gets the August 2020 security patch.
Updated on June 16, 2020: Xiaomi Redmi 8 was the 2019’s successor device that came with MIUI 11 over Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box. A couple of months ago, Xiaomi has released the March 2020 patch (MIUI 184.108.40.206 India) and now the company is rolling out the MIUI 220.127.116.11 India Stable ROM for Redmi 8 [V18.104.22.168.PCNINXM]. All the interested users can download and install the latest firmware update manually by following the guide below.
The new firmware update bumps up a new software version V22.214.171.124.PCNINXM based on Android 9 Pie that brings improved system stability and reduced system lag. Now, all the interested Redmi 8 users can manually check for the OTA update or install the firmware by following the steps below.
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Check OTA Updates
As the smartphone OEM always pushes the firmware OTA update in batches, most of the users always receive the OTA update notification periodically. The OTA update also depends on the region server and carriers. If you want to keep checking updates then head over to the device Settings > About Phone > Software update.
If available, just download and install the update manually. Also, make sure to charge your battery up to 50% and connected to a Wi-Fi network.
How to Install MIUI 126.96.36.199 India 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 (olive) Indian 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 188.8.131.52 India Stable ROM on Redmi 8. Check out the guide link below along with a video tutorial as well.
You can check out our full-depth tutorial video as well:
We hope that you’ve updated or installed the latest MIUI version on your Redmi 8 (olive) successfully. Feel free to ask in the comments below for any queries.