Xiaomi has finally started rolling out Android 8.1 Oreo based MIUI 10.1.2.0 Global Stable ROM to Xiaomi Redmi 5A. Being a budget smartphone, most of the users might have not expected this major Android update. But, being a best-selling smartphone, Xiaomi doesn’t wants to disappoint its fans that the reason Android 8.1 Oreo update is released. Xiaomi Redmi 5A was announced last year running on Android 7.1 Nougat based MIUI 9 ROM out-of-the-box.
The latest Android 8.1 Oreo update bumps the software version to MIUI 10.1.2.0.OCKMIFI and is 1.3 GB in size. The update is rolling out via OTA to random users. So, the Redmi 5A users need to wait for couple of days for the OTA update to appear on their respective smartphones. Those who are impatient to wait for the update can follow our below guide to download and install MIUI 10.1.2.0 Android 8.1 Oreo firmware on Redmi 5A.
Alongside the Android 8.1 Oreo features, the update also brings latest November 2018 security patch to the device. We’ll soon update the complete changelog details once Xiaomi post on its website.
- This firmware can be installed only on Xiaomi Redmi 5A. Don’t try to flash on any other Xiaomi / Android device.
- Download and install the latest Xiaomi USB Drivers on your PC.
- Download and install the latest Mi Flash tool on your PC. (Fastboot method)
- Charge your device well-enough to avoid unnecessary power-off in between the flashing process.
- Backup all your important data.
Download Android 8.1 Oreo MIUI 10.1.2.0 Global Stable ROM for Redmi 5A
MIUI 10.1.2.0 Recovery ROM – Download
MIUI 10.1.2.0 Fastboot ROM – Download
Installation: To update Xiaomi Redmi 5A to MIUI 10.1.2.0 Global Stable ROM, download recovery ROM or fastboot ROM from above and follow our simple guide to flash the same on your device.
I hope the above tutorial was helpful in upgrading your Redmi 5A to latest MIUI 10 Global Stable ROM. For any kind of issues or queries, feel free to comment below.