Updated on October 27, 2021: Today Xiaomi finally rolled the MIUI 12.5 update to the device with software version V184.108.40.206.QCPINXM. The update is based on Android 10.
Updated on April 14, 2020: Xiaomi Redmi 8A in India received the March 2021 security patch update with software version V220.127.116.11.QCPINXM.
Updated on January 28, 2021: Today Xiaomi finally rolled the MIUI 2 update to the device with software version V18.104.22.168.QCPINXM. The update is based on Android 10.
Updated on August 17, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled the Android 10 update for Redmi 8A in India with software version V22.214.171.124.QCPINXM. The update brings new changes along with Android 10 features such as Dark Mode, Live Caption, Smart Reply and more
Updated on June 08, 2020: Xiaomi Redmi 8A (codenamed olivelite) started receiving the May 2020 Android security patch update based on Android 9.0 Pie. The update is labeled with software version V126.96.36.199.PCPINXM. If you have not received this update on your Redmi 8A, then head down below and download MIUI 188.8.131.52 India Stable ROM for Redmi 8A.
Apart from May 2020 security patch, there are no major changes to the version. You can check for the software OTA updates manually by going into Settings > About phone > Software update.
Alternatively, you can directly go to the Software Updater app on your device and check for the same. If the new May 2020 patch is available, just grab it. Make sure to connect your handset to a Wi-Fi network and the battery should be charged more than 50% minimum.
Downloads and Changelog:
How to Install MIUI 184.108.40.206 India 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) 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 India Stable ROM on Redmi 8A. Check out the guide link below along with a video tutorial as well.
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.