You might have listened to some rumors about MIUI 11 Global ROM updates that started rolling out in Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro. Well, recently, the company has announced that MIUI 11 update for Redmi Note 8 Pro is officially going to roll out by the end of the year.
The company announced that the Note 8 Pro is the last smartphone to get the MIUI 11 update this year. Moreover, the users of Redmi Note 8 Pro are allowed to use features like VoWi-Fi, app drawer, new app icons, animations, and more. Today in this article, we’ll discuss how you can root Redmi Note 8 Pro on MIUI 11. So, without wasting time, let’s quickly dive in.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro Specs
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro offers excellent value for money at its selling price. The system and graphics performance of the device is just excellent and probably the best you can get with any chipset of Snapdragon 845. The extremely sharp 6.53 inch of Full HD display supports HDR. The photography department of the device is more than decent with a 64MP quad-camera setup. The smartphone comes with a 4500mAh battery capacity and has enough juice to cope up with your needs.
Changelog in MIUI 11
- Android Security Patch Update.
- Latest and optimized app lock verification page display.
- Status Bar Exception Fix while opening and closing the app locks.
- In-built Mimojis in Camera.
- Game Turbo Mode
- Better UI with new and better navigation gestures.
Overall, the user-interface seems to be more smooth and flawless after the update. All the bugs are fixed with MIUI 11 updates, including the animation and notification shade.
Check for OTA Manually
As the company has announced that Redmi Note 8 Pro starts rolling out MIUI 11 on devices; therefore, you should check for OTA (Over-the-Air) updates. Xiaomi roll-out the software OTA in various batches of devices, and it took time to arrive.
You can manually check for the OTA updates by following the given below steps:-
i) Go to the Settings >> About Phone. >> System Update.
ii) Check for the latest update V188.8.131.52.PCOMIXM is available for your Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro. Simply download and install it and reboot your device.
Now, in case the updates are not yet arrived, you can manually install the firmware update by following the guide.
How to manually check for MIUI 11 update for Redmi Note 8 Pro?
Now, there are three different steps that you have to follow to root your Redmi Note 8 Pro on MIUI 11.
Part 1 — Unlock Bootloader on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
i) First, download the Mi Flash Unlock Tool from here.
ii) Once download, tap on “MiFlashUnlock.exe” to start the installation process.
iii) Tap on ‘I Agree’ to accept terms and conditions. You have to create an account on Mi Flash Tool.
iv) Reboot the device and connect it to the PC. Click on the ‘Unlock’ button to unlock the bootloader of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro.
Bingo! The bootloader successfully unlocked. Now, you have to install TWRP via Fastboot Mode to install the MIUI 11 on Redmi Note 8 Pro.
Part 2 — Install TWRP Recovery and Enable USB Debugging
To enable USB Debugging to follow the steps:-
- Settings >> About Phone >> Tap 5 to 7 times on Build Number >> Enable USB Developer Options.
- Go to the developer option and mark the USB Debugging checkbox.
How to install TWRP via Fastboot Mode?
i) Download the TWRP recovery .img file compatible with the device.
ii) Install the ADB drivers and Fastboot on the PC.
iii) Transfer all the files, including .img file into the internal storage of your device.
iv) Now connect your device with PC and extract the zip file and run it as administrator.
v) As soon as your device boots up into bootloader, quickly flash the TWRP recovery .img file.
vi) Wait until the installation process is completed.
The next step is installing MIUI 11 on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro.
Part 3 — MIUI 11 update for Redmi Note 8 Pro Manually
Step 1. Download the custom ROM .zip file as well as GAPPS packages on your smartphone internal memory.
Step 2. Reboot your device in TWRP Recovery and select the recovery and hit OK.
Step 3. You have to wipe out the data via ‘Wipe Option.’ Install the custom ROM .zip file and the Gapps package file saved before on smartphone internal memory.
Step 4. Click on ‘Reboot & Update’ when the popup appears after installation.
Step 5. You have successfully installed the MIUI 11 on your Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro with stock ROM.
So, far I have shared a step-by-step guide for both methods. Now, if your smartphone still not getting MIUI 11 official update, don’t worry; I have mentioned a manual method to install MIUI 11. Follow the guide carefully, and you can definitely install MIUI 11 on your Redmi Note 8 Pro.
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