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Original story (published on August 22, 2020) follows:

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro received the stable MIUI 12 update roughly a month ago in China. Following suit, Xiaomi then released the update for the Global variants of the device. And it had also released the stable MIUI 12 update in India.

However, the MIUI 12 update for the Redmi Note 8 Pro in India was only available to a limited number of users. And to shed some light on why the update was still not available after many days of the initial release, we rounded up details regarding the matter that you can read here.

Apart from India, the update was also set to release in Indonesia this month. Matter of fact, the update did release in Indonesia, however, Xiaomi had made no official announcement at the time, suggesting that it was only available to a limited number of users.

Redmi Note 8 Pro

But now, Redmi Note 8 Pro users in India and Indonesia can finally rejoice since the company has officially announced the release of the MIUI 12 update in both regions. Therefore, users should begin to receive an OTA package that brings along the new MIUI 12 skin from Xiaomi.

The update is rolling out with software version in India whereas it comes as version in Indonesia. The update changelog for both countries is nearly identical, however, there are a two additions for the Indonesian variant that we have listed below:

Updated Android Security Patch to July 2020. Increased system security.
Fix: Emergency broadcast info wasn’t displayed correctly

Apart from these two additions, the rest of the changelog is the same:

MIUI 12. Yours alone.

New: New animations bring the weather from outside directly to your screen.

New: Checklists of subtasks make managing your agenda much simpler.
New: Tasks are completed with a satisfying animation now.
New: New dynamic backgrounds look gorgeous!
New: You can create folders with notes now.

New: Lite mode simplifies your device and brings essential features up front.

New: Binging your favorite shows will be more convenient with our new video toolbox.
New: New animations feel natural and refreshing.

Home screen
New: App drawer allows you to keep your Home screen neat and categorizes apps so you can find them faster.

System visuals
Magazine-level layouts bring important things into the spotlight and make content structure clear.
Brand new visual design works for all types of content and languages.

Privacy protection
New: Use secure sharing to control what additional data is sent along with shared items.
New: MIUI 12 is the first Android-based mobile OS that went through the rigorous enhanced privacy protection testing.

System animations
New: Dynamic window technology takes switching screen orientation to a new level.
New: All-new physically based animation engine with advanced architecture will refresh your device’s look.

Control center
New: Animated icons are a joy to look at!
New: Swipe down from the upper right corner of your screen to open Control center.

Redmi Note 8 Pro

Like all airborne updates, this too won’t be available to all users at the same time. Therefore, you may have to wait a few hours or even a couple of days before the OTA package arrives on your device. If you aren’t willing to wait for the update, you can download it manually via the links below:

India ROM

  • Device: Redmi Note 8 Pro
  • Codename: begoniain
  • Channel: India Stable
  • Version: V12.0.1.0.QGGINXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery

Indonesia ROM

  • Device: Redmi Note 8 Pro
  • Codename: begoniain
  • Channel: Indonesia Stable
  • Version: V12.0.1.0.QGGIDXM
  • Android: 10
    • Type: Recovery

With that out of the way, it appears that Xiaomi has also released the MIUI 12 update for the Mi Note 3. The device is picking up the new update in China as version The update is based on Android Pie instead of Android 10. You can download it manually via the link below:

  • Device: Xiaomi Mi Note 3
  • Codename: jason
  • Channel: China Stable
  • Version: V12.0.1.0.PCHCNXM
  • Android: 9.0
    • Type: Recovery

Xiaomi is also set to release the MIUI 12 update for a few other devices from its portfolio. Therefore, keep an eye out on our MIUI 12 update tracker to be the first to know when it arrives on your device.

Update 1 (September 08)

IST 06:41 pm: It seems that with the recent MIUI 12 update for the Redmi Note 8 Pro, Xiaomi has finally added the AptX, AptX HD, and AptX Adaptive Bluetooth codecs that were previously missing from the device. To know more, head here.

Update 2 (September 16)

IST 01:18 pm: It seems that some Redmi Note 8 Pro users aren’t able to access the Storage details page in the settings menu after updating to MIUI 12. Fortunately, a mod states that a fix for the issue is in the works. More details here.

Update 2 (September 21)

IST 07:16 pm: Xiaomi has now released the stable MIUI 12 update for the Global variants of the Mi Note 3. The update comes as version, up from version You can manually download it via the link below:

  • Device: Xiaomi Mi Note 3
  • Codename: jason
  • Channel: Global Stable
  • Version: V12.0.1.0.PCHMIXM
  • Android: 9.0
    • Type: Recovery
      • Download: Link
      • MD5: 198a40ef067a5dc052a2b489b96f1ca2

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Dwayne Cubbins
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My fascination with Android phones began the moment I got my hands on one. Since then, I've been on a journey to decode the ever-evolving tech landscape, fueled by a passion for both the "how" and the "why." Since 2018, I've been crafting content that empowers users and demystifies the tech world. From in-depth how-to guides that unlock your phone's potential to breaking news based on original research, I strive to make tech accessible and engaging.

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