V12.0.1.0.QCNCNXM: Redmi 8 China Stable ROM – January 2021 security patch

The Xiaomi Redmi 8 has been updated to MIUI 12.0.1.0 China Stable ROM with January 2021 security patch. The update brings software version V12.0.1.0.QCNCNXM and currently being rolled out in China. But thanks to the community the Redmi 8’s MIUI V12.0.1.0.QCNCNXM update is made available for download, so anyone who wants to flash the ROM manually on Redmi 8 can do that.

FYI, the current update is a Chinese Stable ROM which means only those devices running on a China ROM, will get the update via OTA. Otherwise, you have to install it manually. The update is based on Android 10.

You can manually check the software update on your device whether it’s available on your device or not. Head over to the device Settings –> About Phone –> Check for Software Update. The update will be rolled out globally in an incremental manner and it should take some time to appear on all the units.

The update brings loads of new features and improvements. Along with these, it also improves the security and stability of the device. The update is around 700MB in size (OTA). You can check the full changelog below.

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🍕Changelogs

[System]

  • Optimization: Full-screen gestures are now ignored on the Lock screen alarm page
  • Updated Android Security Patch to January 2021. Increased system security.

[System animations]

  • Optimization: Animations in selected scenes

[Control center]

  • New: Swipe down from the upper left corner to open Notification shade and from the upper right corner to open Control center
  • Optimization: Control center is now closed by incoming calls
  • Optimization: Control center layout in landscape mode
  • Fix: Control center wasn’t always displayed correctly in landscape mode

[Dark mode]

  • Optimization: Brightness and color improvements for wallpapers in Dark mode

[Status bar, Notification shade]

  • Fix: Notification shade wasn’t displayed correctly in Dark mode

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MIUI 12.0.1.0 China Stable ROM {V12.0.1.0.QCNCNXM} Details

  • Device: Redmi 8
  • Channel: China Stable
  • Version: V12.0.1.0.QCNCNXM
  • Android: 10

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❗ Disclaimer

RootMyGalaxy.net is not responsible for any hardware/software issues that occur on your device(s) by following this guide. We are certain that the following guide is carefully written, avoiding any mistakes on our side. If you are unsure of the causalities that may occur if the procedure goes wrong, then please don’t proceed.

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Pre-Requisites

  • Have a backup of all your data just to be on the safe side if any incident happens.
  • Must-Have the bootloader unlocked.
  • USB Debugging must be enabled.
  • Make sure that the device has more than 50% battery percentage.

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Download Redmi 8 MIUI 12.0.1.0 China Stable ROM

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How To Install Redmi 8 MIUI 12.0.1.0 China Stable ROM

V12.0.1.0.QCNCNXM: Redmi 8 China Stable ROM - January 2021 security patch

  1. Download the firmware file and save that in your device
  2. Now follow the guide given below to install the ROM manually (follow the recovery ROM (zip) guide)
  3. Guide: Install Stock Firmware OTA Update Zip / Fastboot Files On Xiaomi Devices
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An NIT Rourkela Graduate in CS, Blogger, Android Geek, and a Tennis Fanatic. I have been writing about Android OS for Last 8 years.

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