In the month of July, the Global variant of Redmi Note 8 received Android 11 update, the update was based on the MIUI 12. Xiaomi slowly expanded the availability of Android 11 update to other regions. Last month, Xiaomi has released it in India. Now the company is working on the MIUI 12.5, Yes, the update goes live for the Global variant, obviously, it packs a flurry of new features and changes. Read along to know more about Redmi Note 8 MIUI 12.5 update.
The latest update lands on the Redmi Note 8 with 18.104.22.168.RCOMIXM firmware version. As I said earlier, for now, the update is limited for Global variant owners, but it will be available to other regions in the coming weeks. As this is also a major upgrade, it weighs more than usual OTA patches, this build measures around 1.1GB of size for downloading, I suggest you to connect your device to a Wi-Fi network for uninterrupted installation.
Same as the Android 11 release, the company has not yet officially confirmed the rollout. But there are some users which are allegedly receiving the update. Here’s a screenshot shared by TechnoAnkit1 getting MIUI 12.5, we’re not confirmed that whether it is an Enhanced Edition update or the vanilla MIUI 12.5. As per the details mentioned in the changelog, it’s safe to assume that it is a vanilla MIUI 12.5 build.
Moving to the features list of MIUI 12.5 then, we can expect that this update comes with improved gesture response, faster rendering, system enhancements, and more. Apart from that, the update brings changes to the Notes app, the app gets new tools for doodling and sketching, dynamic layouts, gesture shortcuts, and more. Here’s the changelog coming with the update.
- Optimized system performance
- Improved system security and stability
The wait is finally over, you can now upgrade your Redmi Note 8 to the MIUI 12.5 OS. If you’re using the Note 8, then you can move to the System updates settings and check the new updates. If the update is available on your device, then you can simply download it and update your device.
However, if the update is not available but you’re in a haste to taste the new features, then you can sideload the recovery ROM. Here’s the download link.
- Redmi Note 8 (Global) MIUI 12.5 Update – V22.214.171.124.RCOMIXM [Recovery ROM]
- Redmi Note 8 (Global) MIUI 12.5 Update – V126.96.36.199.RCOMIXM [OTA update from 188.8.131.52]
Before upgrading your smartphone, I recommend you to take a backup, before diving into the process and charge your device to at least 50%.
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