Xiaomi Redmi 8A Dual MIUI 12 update rolling out in India [Download Link]

Xiaomi is rolling out an MIUI 12 update for Redmi 8A Dual users in India. It comes with January 2021 security patch to improve the system security update.

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It optimizes the full-screen gesture, system animations in some scenarios, Control center layout, Dark mode brightness, and more.

The new update brings new shortcuts to open the control center and notification shade as well as fixes the bug by which the Notification shade wasn’t displayed correctly in Dark mode.

MIUI 12 update for Redmi 8A Dual comes with version V12.0.1.0.QCQINXM and updated software of 1.8GB. Below you can check the changelog and download link of this update.



  • 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

Users of Redmi 8A Dual can manually download the update from the link mentioned below.

Redmi 8A Dual (India) – Download Link

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Currently, Xiaomi is regularly working to rollout Android 11 update its eligible devices. However, the Redmi 8A Dual is not eligible for the Android 11 update.