To all Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro users in India, “heads-up”, as soon your wait for the Android Oreo ought to end happily. We’re saying so because the XDA developers have now managed to get hold of the stable build of Android Oreo based MIUI firmware. Hence, it’s only a matter of time when Xiaomi will officially push the major OTA update to all the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro over there.
Earlier, in case if you are unaware, Android Oreo based MIUI beta firmware for the Note 5 Pro was leaked to the wild. Even some of the restless users exploited the leak and flashed the firmware on there devices. Since then, we were quite sure of that Xiaomi is heading to officially roll-out the Android Oreo for the best budget phone currently available on India.
The leaked Android Oreo firmware carries the version number MIUI 18.104.22.168. Some of the users have successfully flashed the file on their device and reported the firmware to be stable as denoted. So, it’s clear that the firmware is, in deed, meant for the stable channel release.
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If you can’t wait for the official OTA update to hit your device, we’re leaving the download link for the leaked firmware here. Flash the file, if and only if you’ve the device bootloader unlocked and a custom recovery such as TWRP pre-installed. Since, the firmware is as of now incompatible with the Updater menu as well as on the Stock Recovery.