The AOSP-based ROM is created by XDA Recognized Developer Agent_fabulous, who is also the maintainer of this particular phone. If you want some Google Pixel goodies on top of vanilla Android, you can also give the Pixel Experience ROM by XDA Member ZIDAN44 a go. According to the developers, the current build might not be suitable as a daily driver due to a partially working radio interface layer. If you want to bite the bullet anyway, grab the builds from the following links. Once you’re done installing TWRP on your device, you’ll be able to flash the POSP custom ROM from the link below. The Android 9 Pie-based AOSP ROM for the Note 8 is a far cry from Xiaomi’s MIUI and offers a stock Android-like experience with plenty of additional features.
- In this case, you can download a flashable stock ROM direct from the stock ROM (firmware) OnePlus website.
- Here I will mention only features that are not available in other mobile manufacturers’ Android 11 versions, and it is exclusive to Xiaomi mobiles.
- However, before you go ahead and flash it on your device, do note that the kernel is currently in its alpha release and it might result in your device getting stuck in a boot loop.
- In some cases the device might not be unbricked with this tool, for example if it is hard-bricked.
- a LineageOS installation zip and a LineageOS Recovery image and install them on your device.
- It was also very well priced, which allowed many people from all classes around the world to get on the Xiaomi bandwagon.
If you own an Exynos Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus, or Galaxy Note 8 and have been itching to try out a closer-to-stock version of Android 11, well, you now can. After a bunch of leaks and teasers, Xiaomi released the Redmi Note 8 Pro alongside the Redmi Note 8, RedmiBook laptop and Redmi TV at an event in China. The Redmi Note 8 Pro is the latest flagbearer of one of Xiaomi’s most successful product lineups, succeeding devices like the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro. In line with recent practice from the Chinese OEM, Xiaomi has released the kernel sources of the Redmi Note 8 Pro’s Android Pie release. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 series has been one of the best-selling products in its segment in the country, and the Redmi Note series to date has sold over a 100 Million devices globally.
Once the flashing process is completed, you will be able to see the Success Message in Xiaomi Flash Tool. Always backup existing firmware before flashing any firmware. You should install a provided USB Driver on your computer before the flashing process. Do not need to re-install USB Driver if you installed it before.
Using these, you can build both a LineageOS installation zip and a LineageOS Recovery image and install them on your device. You can install the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Qualcomm USB Driver by downloading the zip file and installing the driver on the Computer. The installation process is quite similar to the standard Windows Application. You can follow the How to install the Qualcomm Driver page to install the drivers correctly. Xiaomi Redmi Note 8/8T with a flexible bootloader other than some manufacturers Verizon devices.
The team behind the popular LineageOS custom ROM has added LineageOS 17.1 support for the OnePlus 7T Pro, Redmi Note 8/8T, and Xperia Z3 series. Xiaomi kicked off its Android 11 update rollout with the Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, and the Redmi K30 Pro in September last year. The company has since rolled out MIUI 12-flavored Android 11 for a couple of devices, including the Mi 10 Lite, Mi Note 10 Lite, Redmi Note 9 Pro/Redmi Note 9S, and more. Continuing the update flow, the Chinese OEM is now rolling out Android 11 via MIUI 12’s stable channel for the Mi 10T Lite, Mi Note 10, and the Redmi Note 8 in select regions. Remember that running the stock firmware for your phone is not the same as running stock Android itself—it still includes the skin, apps, and other tweaks your phone’s manufacturer has added.