[Update: Russia, EEA] MIUI 12 update now available for Redmi 8 globally [Download Link]

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January 09, 2021:

Xiaomi is expanding MIUI 12 update for Redmi 8 users in Russia and Europe. This update brings a set of new features and optimizations for a better experience.

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The new update optimizes the full-screen gesture, system animations, Control center layout, Dark mode brightness, and more as well as brings new shortcuts to open the control center and notification shade.

This update also improves system security by installing the latest Android patch released in December 2020. It fixes the Control center issue that wasn’t always displayed correctly in landscape mode. Below you can check the download link, updated software version, and changelog of this update.

Updated software version:

  • Redmi 8 (EEA)V12.0.1.0.QCNEUXM 
  • Redmi 8 (Russia)V12.0.1.0.QCNRUXM 

Updated Changelog:

System

  • Optimization: Full screen gestures are now ignored on the Lock screen alarm page
  • Updated Android Security Patch to December 2020. Increased system security.

System animation

  • 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

Download Link

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December 29, 2020:

Xiaomi is now releasing the stable MIUI 12 update for Redmi 8 globally. It brings a bundle of new features and optimizations for better device performance.

The new stable update for Redmi 8 comes with the software version V12.0.1.0.QCNMIXM and users will have to download a 4.0GB software package to install the update.

Redmi 8 (Global) – Download Link

December 21, 2020:

As we know that Xiaomi’s MIUI 12 rollout is still underway and reached several Xiaomi smartphones. There are some eligible devices that are still waiting for the much-hyped and anticipated MIUI 12 build.

Xiaomi is finally rolling out the MIUI 12 update for Redmi 8 globally. This update comes with a set of new features and optimizations to enjoy the latest features.

Read more: MIUI 12.5 with new features is coming soon

The new update brings some shortcuts to open the Control center and notification shade. It also adds the new animations for the status bar and screen light up.

This update optimizes the Control center layout in landscape mode, dark mode brightness and gradients as well as fixes the device unlocking issue.

MIUI 12 update for Redmi 8 comes with software V12.0.1.0.QCNMIXM and updated package size of 2.GB. Below you can check the changelog and download link of this update.

Updated Changelog:

Control center

  • New: Swipe down from the upper left corner to open Notification shade and from the upper right corner to open Control center
  • New: When Notification shade is open, swipe down from the upper right corner to open Control center
  • Optimization: Control center layout in landscape mode

Dark mode

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

System

  • Fix: Home screen went black and started flashing after unlocking in some cases

Status bar, Notification shade

  • New: Screen lights up with an animation now
  • New: Status bar color gradient animation

Users of Redmi 8 can manually check the update from Settings or download it from the link mentioned below.

Redmi 8 (Global) – Download Link

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The MIUI 12 update is based on Android 10 and this device is not eligible for the Android 11 update because this device has already completed its upgrade lifecycle.

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