Redmi 8 Global, Europe and Indian versions are getting a new update of MIUI 11 based on Android 9 Pie. The new update comes with the version number of MIUI V18.104.22.168.PCNMIXM for Global, MIUI V22.214.171.124PCNINXM for India and MIUI V126.96.36.199PCNEUXM for Europe Region.
The new Update brings the March 2020 security patch along with a new feature and some bug fixes. Users are getting the OTA in batches, which means it is a staged rollout and you may get it late than others. You can check the updates by going to Software Update.
However, you can download the ROM recovery and Fastboot files from the post and flash them manually.
Table of Contents
- Updated Android Security Patch to March 2020. Increased system security.
- New: App lock is supported for all apps now
Download MIUI V188.8.131.52 for Redmi 8
Download Recovery ROM: MIUI V184.108.40.206.PCNMIXM
Download Fastboot ROM: MIUI V220.127.116.11.PCNMIXM
Europe or EEA version
Download Recovery ROM: MIUI V18.104.22.168.PCNEUXM
Download Fastboot ROM: MIUI V22.214.171.124.PCNEUXM
Download Recovery ROM: MIUI V126.96.36.199.PCNINXM
Download Fastboot ROM: MIUI V188.8.131.52.PCNINXM
How to Flash the New Update on Redmi 8
Recovery Version: Using Updater
If you want to Upgrade your MIUI then Use this Method. Make sure to Download the OTA package only, Fastboot ROM will not work with Updater.
Done! You have flashed Stock Firmware for Redmi 8
Fastboot Version: Fastboot Method (Manual)
This Method needs an Unlocked Bootloader. If your Device is locked then go here and Unlock it.
Download the MI Flash tool from here and install it.
Download the Fastboot ROM given above.
Step 1: Decompress the Downloaded ROM file
Step 2: Boot the Redmi 8 into Fastboot mode by pressing Volume down + Power Button at the same time and Connect it to PC via USB Cable
Step 3: Open the Mi flash tool and in the Address bar, Paste the path of Decompressed ROM file. You can copy the Path by going into the folder and click on the Top bar.
Step 4: After Pasting the Path of decompressed ROM file, Click on “Refresh” button and After that click on “Flash” Button
This will flash the Stock Firmware for Redmi 8.