MIUI 11 Update for Redmi 8 & Redmi 8A starts rolling out in India [with Download Link]

Last month, Redmi by Xiaomi launched two new entry-level smartphones in India in the form of Redmi 8 & 8A. And now both the units have received MIUI 11 update which is based on Android Pie 9.0. Xiaomi’s newest custom skin brings some cool new features alongside the latest security patch. Here you can Download MIUI 11 for Redmi 8 & Redmi 8A (with OTA ZIP download link).

After rolling out the update for the recently launched mid-range smartphones, Xiaomi starts pushing the update for the entry-level Redmi lineup phones. The OTA (over-the-air) update is currently weeding on some units in India. If you’re in a hurry and want to taste Xiaomi’s newest custom skin, then you can manually download the recovery ROM from below-listed links and update your smartphone.

MIUI 11 update brings features like system-wide Dark Mode, Always on Display, some enhancements, new animations, stock wallpapers, and few other features. The software comes with version number V11.0.1.0.PCPINXM for Redmi 8A & V11.0.1.0.PCNINXM for Redmi 8. And both the firmware weighs around approx. 1.85GB in size. Before downloading the firmware, take a look at the full changelog.miui 11 update for Redmi 8

MIUI 11 Update Changelog for Redmi 8 & 8A

Comprehensive design optimized for fullscreen display devices

  • Removing visual clutter, improving touch controls, and refining the use of color allowed us to create a system where nothing stands between you and the content.

Sounds of nature

  • Wake up to the gentle sounds of nature with our new alarm ringtones.
  • Notification sounds won’t make you tired. Now, they keep changing dynamically, just like nature does.

Mi Share

  • Transfer files from phone to phone at breakneck speeds.


  • Preview your documents before you open them.
  • Stay productive and efficient with our all-new Mi Doc Viewer.


  • Print photos and files directly from your phone without installing any additional apps

More features

  • Tasks. Manage and edit your tasks in the Notes app. Receive timely notifications and mark things done.
  • Quick replies. Reply to messages from any app.
  • Game Turbo. Turn your device into an ultimate gaming console.
  • Record and track your menstruation cycle


  • Updated Android Security Patch to October 2019. Increased system security.

Game Speed Booster

  • New: Continous swiping opens an additional menu in Game Turbo now.
  • New: You can create a Home screen shortcut for Game Turbo now.
  • Refreshed start page of Game Turbo
  • Auto brightness, screenshot gestures, and Reading mode can be turned off automatically when Game Turbo is on.
  • A major upgrade for the toolbox in Game Turbo: autoplay and switching between data SIM cards are available now.

Download Redmi 8/8A MIUI 11 Update [Firmware]

The MIUI 11 stable update is now available for the Redmi 8 & 8A. If you’re interested to taste the features of MIUI 11, then you can download the update and then manually update your smartphone. You can also use the Google Camera app on Redmi 8. The update also comes with the October 2019 security patch. Here are the download links.

  • Download Redmi 8A MIUI 11 Update India (Firmware)
  • Download Redmi 8 MIUI 11 Update India (Firmware)


  • Before updating, Make sure to charge your phone to at least 30%.
  • Take a full backup of your data, in case of failures you may lose your data.
  • We request you to follow the steps carefully so that you can successfully update your phone without any harm.
  • You can also use the Fastboot ROM if it is available, using Mi Flash Tool & Xiaomi USB Drivers.

How to Install MIUI 11 Update

  1. Download the firmware file from the above link.
  2. Copy the file on your smartphone, in the internal or external storage.
  3. Now open your smartphone settings > about phone > system updates or launch the updater app.
  4. Then, click on the three-dots menu icon available at the top right corner.
  5. Head over to the choose update package option and select the downloaded file.
  6. That’s it.

Once done, you can restart your smartphone and start using it in the stable MIUI 11 update.

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Haneet Singh

Haneet is the Founder and Editor-In-Chief of YTECHB. He has a huge passion for tinkering with latest smartphones, wearables, smart home devices, smart TVs, and more. As an avid Apple Ecosystem user, he loves customizing his iPhone and iPad to suit his needs. For tips, you can connect Haneet at haneetsingh@outlook.com In 2019, Haneet and the YTECHB team exclusively shared the wallpapers of iPhone 11 right before the launch event. In 2020, Haneet alongside his team members shared exclusive renders and official photos of two Samsung Galaxy smartphones - the Galaxy M11, and Galaxy M21. Later, the YTECHB team leaks information about Motorola's feature phones and Razr 3. In the last few months, our team shared Galaxy S24 Ultra leaks and more. You may come across his work getting mentioned in The Times of India, India Today, Hindustan Times, NDTV, TechRadar, Digital Trends, Yahoo News, GSMArena, Android Authority, Android Central, Android Headlines, SamMobile, XDA, 9to5Google, and many other publications. He works across news, updates, features, guides, and more. If YTECHB writes about it, you can expect him to be involved in some way.

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