Redmi Note 8 Android Software Update Download Links Repository

Redmi Note 8 Android Software Update Download Links Repository

The Redmi Note 8 is Xiaomi’s latest affordable handset in its famous Redmi Note series. It packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC paired with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM, a quad-camera setup – 48MP (primary) + 8MP (ultra-wide) + 2MP (macro) + 2MP (depth), a 13MP front camera, a 6.3-inches FHD+ IPS LCD panel, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 (front and back), dual SIM card slot with a dedicated microSD card slot, WiFi, GPS, fingerprint sensor, 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C, 4,000mAh battery, and 18W fast charging.

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On the software front, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 runs MIUI 11 based on Android 9.0 Pie. In case you are not aware, the MIUI ROM on Xiaomi smartphones comes in two formats – ‘Recovery ROM’ and ‘Fastboot ROM’. As the name implies, Recovery ROMs need to be installed through the recovery or through the Local Update method, while Fastboot ROMs need to be installed through Fastboot using the MiFlash tool.


Redmi Note 8: Software Update Download Links Repository

The region-specific MIUI builds for the Redmi Note 8 will be categorized as China, India, Europe, and Global version. It is necessary to install or flash MIUI ROM based on the device’s region to avoid bricking it. Hence, to assist you, we have compiled all the MIUI updates for Redmi Note 8 (device codename: ginkgo), for different regions in both ‘Recovery’ and ‘Fastboot’ variants in different sections below.

Region: India (ginkgoinglobal)

Stable ROMs for India

1. MIUI v10.3.1.0.PCOINXM
Release Date: 2019/09/27
System: MIUI 10, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.81GB | 2.38GB
Download: Recovery ROM  | Fastboot ROM
Changelog:

  • Other
    • Optimized system performance
    • Improved system security and stability

2. MIUI v10.3.3.0.PCOINXM
Release Date: 2019/10/13
System: MIUI 10, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.81GB | 2.43GB
Download: Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM
Changelog:

  • Phone
    • Fix: Sound disappeared during calls

3. MIUI v11.0.1.0.PCOINXM
Release Date: 2019/11/20
System: MIUI 11, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.90 GB | 2.65GB
Download: Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM
Changelog:

  • Comprehensive design optimized for full screen display devices
    • Removing visual clutter, improving touch controls, and refining the use of color allowed us to create the 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
  • Documents
    • Preview your documents before you open them
    • Stay productive and efficient with our all-new Mi Doc Viewer
  • Printing
    • 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
  • System
    • New: Editing, sharing, and customizing your screenshots is now much easier
    • Optimization: Lock screen pocket mode
    • Updated Android Security Patch to November 2019. Increased system security.
  • Lockscreen, status bar, Notification shade
    • New: Different options for hiding the notch
  • Clock
    • Optimization: More obvious naming for local time
  • App vault
    • Optimization: Improved the “Stocks” card
  • Game speed booster
    • New: Continuous 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

4. MIUI v11.0.2.0.PCOINXM
Release Date: 2019/12/04
System: MIUI 11, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.90GB | 2.65GB
Download: Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM
Changelog:

  • Comprehensive design optimized for full screen display devices
    • Removing visual clutter, improving touch controls, and refining the use of color allowed us to create the 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.
  • Documents
    • Preview your documents before you open them
    • Stay productive and efficient with our all-new Mi Doc Viewer
  • 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
  • System
    • New: Editing, sharing, and customizing your screenshots is now much easier
    • Optimization: Lock screen pocket mode
    • Updated Android Security Patch to November 2019. Increased system security.
  • Lockscreen, status bar, Notification shade
    • New: Different options for hiding the notch
  • Clock
    • Optimization: More obvious naming for local time
  • Settings
    • New: Quick replies for messaging apps
  • App vault
    • Optimization: Improved the “Stocks” card
  • Game speed booster
    • New: Continuous 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

5. MIUI v11.0.3.0.PCOINXM
Release Date: 2020/02/27
System: MIUI 11, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 2.1GB
Download: Recovery ROM

Region: Global (ginkgoglobal)

Stock ROMs for Global

1.MIUI v10.3.2.0.PCOMIXM
Release Date: 2019/09/13
System: MIUI 10, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.84GB | 2.63GB
Download: Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM
Changelog:

  • Other
    • Optimized system performance
    • Improved system security and stability

2. MIUI v10.3.5.0.PCOMIXM
Release Date: 2019/10/13
System: MIUI 10, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.83GB | 2.67GB
Download: Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM 
Changelog:

  • System
    • Updated Android Security Patch to September 2019. Increased system security.
  • App vault
    • New: You can swipe down to view more shortcuts now
    • Optimization: All-new design and UI

3. MIUI v11.0.3.0.PCOMIXM
Release Date: 2019/11/19
System: MIUI 11, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.92GB | 2.86GB
Download: Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM
Changelog:

  • Comprehensive design optimized for full-screen display devices
    • Removing visual clutter, improving touch controls, and refining the use of color allowed us to create the 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
  • Documents
    • Preview your documents before you open them
    • Stay productive and efficient with our all-new Mi Doc Viewer
  • Printing
    • 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.
  • System
    • New: Editing, sharing, and customizing your screenshots is now much easier
    • Optimization: Lock screen pocket mode
    • Updated Android Security Patch to October 2019. Increased system security.
  • Lockscreen, status bar, Notification shade
    • New: Different options for hiding the notch
  • App vault
    • Optimization: Improved the “Stocks” card
  • Game speed booster
    • New: Continuous 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

4. MIUI v11.0.4.0.PCOMIXM
Release Date: 2020/01/02
System: MIUI 11, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.93GB | 3.11GB
Download: Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM
Changelog:

  • System
    • Updated Android Security Patch to December 2019. Increased system security.
  • Lockscreen, status bar, Notification shade
    • Fix: Couldn’t open notification settings in the Notification shade in Second space
    • Fix: Couldn’t open the Notification shade in some cases
  • Security
    • Optimization: Localized payment security icon for India
  • Other
    • Fix: Images overlapped in scrolling screenshots

5. MIUI v11.0.6.0.PCOMIXM
Release Date: 2020/01/21
System: MIUI 11, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.93GB | 3.07GB
Download: Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM
Changelog:

  • System
    • Updated Android Security Patch to January 2020. Increased system security.

Region: Indonesia (ginkgoidglobal)

Stock ROMs for Indonesia

1. MIUI v10.3.2.0.PCOIDXM
Release Date: 2019/09/27
System: MIUI 10, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.82GB | 2.60GB
Download: Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM
Changelog:

  • Other
    • Optimized system performance
    • Improved system security and stability

2. MIUI v11.0.1.0.PCOIDXM
System: MIUI 11, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.90GB
Download: Recovery ROM
Changelog:

  • Comprehensive design optimized for full screen display devices
    • Removing visual clutter, improving touch controls, and refining the use of color allowed us to create the 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
  • Documents
    • Preview your documents before you open them
    • Stay productive and efficient with our all-new Mi Doc Viewer
  • Printing
    • 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
  • System
    • New: Editing, sharing, and customizing your screenshots is now much easier
    • Optimization: Lock screen pocket mode
    • Updated Android Security Patch to November 2019. Increased system security.
  • App lock
    • New: Locking Google contacts is available now
  • Lockscreen, status bar, Notification shade
    • New: Use your fingerprint to open Home screen once you unlocked the device using face data and stayed on the Lock screen
    • New: Different options for hiding the notch
    • Fix: Call time bubble overlapped with notification icons
  • Clock
    • Optimization: More obvious naming for local time
  • Game speed booster
    • New: Continuous swiping opens an additional menu in Game Turbo now
    • New: Floating windows for incoming calls during games
    • New: You can create a Home screen shortcut for Game Turbo now
    • Optimization: You can open the gaming toolbox by swiping from the top side of the screen
    • Fix: Hands-free call duration wasn’t displayed correctly in Game Turbo
    • 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

3. MIUI v11.0.2.0.PCOIDXM
Release Date: 2019/12/03
System: MIUI 11, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.90GB | 2.88GB
Download: Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM
Changelog:

  • Comprehensive design optimized for full screen display devices
    • Removing visual clutter, improving touch controls, and refining the use of color allowed us to create the 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.
  • Documents
    • Preview your documents before you open them
    • Stay productive and efficient with our all-new Mi Doc Viewer
  • 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
  • System
    • New: Editing, sharing, and customizing your screenshots is now much easier
    • Optimization: Lock screen pocket mode
    • Updated Android Security Patch to November 2019. Increased system security.
  • App lock
    • New: Locking Google contacts is available now
  • Lockscreen, status bar, Notification shade
    • New: Use your fingerprint to open Home screen once you unlocked the device using face data and stayed on the Lock screen
    • New: Different options for hiding the notch
    • Fix: Call time bubble overlapped with notification icons
  • Clock
    • Optimization: More obvious naming for local time
  • Settings
    • New: Quick replies for messaging apps
  • Game speed booster
    • New: Continuous swiping opens an additional menu in Game Turbo now
    • New: Floating windows for incoming calls during games
    • New: You can create a Home screen shortcut for Game Turbo now
    • Optimization: You can open the gaming toolbox by swiping from the top side of the screen
    • Fix: Hands-free call duration wasn’t displayed correctly in Game Turbo
    • 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

4. MIUI v11.0.3.0.PCOIDXM
Release Date: 2020/02/27
System: MIUI 11, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 2.1GB
Download: Recovery ROM

Region: China (ginkgo)

Stock ROMs for China

1. MIUI v10.3.2.0.PCOCNXM

Release Date: 2019/09/02
System: MIUI 10, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.78GB | 2.43GB
Download: Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM
Changelog:

  • Other
    • Optimized system performance
    • Improved system security and stability

2. MIUI v10.3.5.0.PCOCNXM
Release Date: 2019/09/24
System: MIUI 10, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.81GB | 2.57GB
Download: Recovery ROMFastboot ROM
Changelog:

  • Other
    • Fix: Errors in the framework led to crashes

3. MIUI v10.3.6.0.PCOCNXM
Release Date: 2019/09/26
System: MIUI 10, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.81GB | 2.57GB
Download: Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM
Changelog:

  • Other
    • Fix: Errors in the framework led to crashes

4. MIUI v10.3.8.0.PCOCNXM
Release Date: 2019/10/18
System: MIUI 10, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.82GB | 2.58GB
Download: Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM
Changelog:

  • Other
    • Optimized system performance
    • Improved system security and stability

5. MIUI v11.0.2.0.PCOCNXM
System: MIUI 11, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.91GB
Download: Recovery ROM
Changelog:

  • Comprehensive design optimized for full screen display devices
    • Removing visual clutter, improving touch controls, and refining the use of color allowed us to create the system where nothing stands between you and the content
  • Sounds of nature
    • 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
  • Documents
    • Preview your documents before you open them
    • Stay productive and efficient with our all-new Mi Doc Viewer
  • Printing
    • Print photos and files directly from your phone without installing any additional apps

6. MIUI v11.0.3.0.PCOCNXM
Release Date: 2019/11/19
System: MIUI 11, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.91GB | 2.90GB
Download: Recovery ROMFastboot ROM
Changelog:

  • Comprehensive design optimized for full screen display devices
    • Removing visual clutter, improving touch controls, and refining the use of color allowed us to create the system where nothing stands between you and the content
  • Sounds of nature
    • 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
  • Documents
    • Preview your documents before you open them
    • Stay productive and efficient with our all-new Mi Doc Viewer
  • Printing
    • Print photos and files directly from your phone without installing any additional apps
  • Game speed booster
    • New: Continuous swiping opens an additional menu in Game Turbo now
    • New: Floating windows for incoming calls during games
    • New: You can create a Home screen shortcut for Game Turbo now
    • Optimization: You can open the gaming toolbox by swiping from the top side of the screen
    • Fix: Hands-free call duration wasn’t displayed correctly in Game Turbo
    • 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

7. MIUI v11.0.4.0.PCOCNXM
Release Date: 2019/12/27
System: MIUI 11, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 1.93GB | 2.75GB
Download: Recovery ROM | Fastboot ROM
Changelog:

  • System
    • Updated Android Security Patch to December 2019. Increased system security.
  • Lockscreen, status bar, Notification shade
    • Fix: Couldn’t open notification settings in the Notification shade in Second space
    • Fix: Couldn’t open the Notification shade in some cases
  • Data usage
    • Fix: Items related to exceptions weren’t always displayed accurately
    • Fix: Searching for apps made the device slow down
    • Fix: Errors occurred after switching SIM cards
  • Other
    • Fix: Images overlapped in scrolling screenshots

8. MIUI v11.0.5.0.PCOCNXM
Release Date: 2019/12/27
System: MIUI 11, Android 9.0 Pie
Size: 2.8GB
Download: Fastboot ROM


How to Install Redmi Note 8 software update

If you are looking to install these updates downloaded from above on your Redmi Note 8, follow the instructions on this page. Installation instructions are available for both Recovery and Fastboot ROMs.