Xiaomi now rolls out Android 11 update for Redmi Note 8T

Last month, Xiaomi’s 2019 Gem – the Redmi Note 8 received much awaited Android 11 based MIUI 12 update. Now the news comes out that, Xiaomi has started rolling out Android 11 update for Redmi Note 8T. Just like the vanilla Note 8, the update on Redmi Note 8T is also based on MIUI 12. There update hits the Note 8T with a bunch of new features and tweaks, you can explore more details on Redmi Note 8T Android 11 update in this article.

Xiaomi kicks off the latest update with (for Europe), V12.0.2.0.RCXMIXM (Global) build number on the Redmi Note 8T, the full ROM measures around 2.5GB in size for downloading. At the time of writing, the update is limited to Europe, wider rollout may take a few more days or weeks (in worst scenario).

Redmi Note 8T was announced back in November 2019. The device initially ran on Android Pie 9.0 during launch. Later, it receives its first every big software update in the form of Android 10. Now it’s time for another major overhaul with the Android 11 OS.

Talking about the changes and enhancements, then the Redmi Note 8T users can now access features such as chat bubbles, dark mode scheduling, enhanced privacy controls, and other basic functionalities of Android 11. This time, the changelog doesn’t carry much detail, but you can use the above-listed features after upgrading your device to the Android 11 update. Here’s the official changelog.

Android 11 Update for Redmi Note 8T – Changelog


  • Stable MIUI based on Android 11

Redmi Note 8T Android 11 Update

Xiaomi usually releases updates in a staged manner and we can expect the same with this update. So, it might take some time to reach everyone. If you’re in a hurry, then you can download the full ROM and update your smartphone to the latest update, but it will wipe out your data. So, it’s better to wait for a few days. However, if you’re not using the Redmi Note 8T as your daily driver, then you can give it a try. Here’s the download link for complete ROM.

  • Android 11 for Redmi Note 8T [FULL ROM] (Download Link) – EEA Stable

Before upgrading your smartphone, must take a backup of all data and charge your device to at least 50%.

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