April 22, 2019: A huge update is rolling out to the Mi 8 Pro as MIUI 10.3.1.0.PECMIXM. On top of installing March 2019 security patches, the update has a lot of other stuff it brings along.
Below is the full changelog as provided by Xiaomi:
- Updated Android Security patch to March 2019
- Fixed issue with ending calls
- Fixed issue where status bar shortcut and floating notification for calls appeared at the same time
- App lock
- Adds face unlock support
- Lockscreen, Status bar, Notification shade
- Adds NFC shortcut in the Notification shade
- It’s now possible to stay on the Lock screen after using Face unlock
- You can now restrict opening Notification shade on the Lock screen
- The height of the status bar is now equal to the height of the notch
- Optimized Face unlock efficiency
- Fixed issues with LED light not blinking when the battery was low, low battery warning didn’t appear in landscape mode, Call-time bubble overlapped with notification icons, Face unlock prompts didn’t disappear on time, and Media playback volume couldn’t be restored after it was lowered by an incoming notification
- Home screen
- Fixed issue where Notification badges were displayed incorrectly on WhatsApp icon
- Fixed issue where the Timer button started flashing after being tapped and Clock force-closed on some specific dates
- New modes for AI camera
- Fixed issue where the camera force-closed when the app was closed and opened again in the Video mode, and the user canceled making a photo using a shortcut in Messaging and then tapped the Camera shortcut again, Camera crashed
- Fixed issue where Sync page couldn’t be refreshed whenever sync was turned on or off in the Notification shade
- Fixed issue where app names were truncated when texts size was set to large
- Game speed booster
- Floating windows for incoming calls during games
- Mi Cloud
- We redesigned Mi Cloud’s start page. It looks much better now!
- Fixed issue where displaying items on the turned off screen couldn’t be turned off on time in some cases
January 28, 2019: If you missed out on the OTA update to MIUI 10 9.1.24 that started rolling out last week, we have the download link to the update in the table below. The update tags along bug fixes, optimizations, and more. This post has the full changelog while this one has a guide on how to install MIUI 10 manually.
January 22, 2019: After a few weeks of testing, Xiaomi has started rolling out the stable version of Android 9 Pie as MIUI 10.2.1.0.PECMIXM. Being a major update, the 10.2.1 OTA is heavy and needs a stable Wi-Fi connection to download, so be sure to connect your device to one.
We have added the download link below to help you install the update manually. Have a look at the table below to get the download link for recovery ROM of 10.2.1 update, and local update guide here to get help with installation of the recovery ROM update file.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro update timeline
- Stable Android Pie rolling out globally
|Date||Software version||Download link||Changelog|
|22 Apr 2019||MIUI 10.3.1 (stable) | Android 9||Recovery update||March 2019 security patch, Adds face unlock support to app lock, NFC shortcut in the Notification shade, It’s now possible to stay on the Lock screen after using Face unlock, You can now restrict opening Notification shade on the Lock screen, and more|
|24 Jan 2019||MIUI 10 9.1.24 (beta) | Android 9||Recovery update||Bug fixes, optimizations, and more|
|22 Jan 2019||MIUI 10.2.1 (stable) | Android 9||Recovery update||Installs stable MIUI 10.2.1.0.PECMIXM update based on Android 9 Pie|
|17 Jan 2019||MIUI 10 9.1.17 (beta) | Android 9||Recovery update||Bug fixes and improvements|
|10 Jan 2019||MIUI 10 9.1.10 (beta) | Android 9||Recovery update||Bug fixes and optimizations|
|20 Dec 2018||MIUI 10 8.12.20 (beta) | Android 9||Recovery update | Fastboot update||Installs MIUI 10 beta based on Android 9 Pie|
|06 Dec 2018||MIUI 10 8.12.6 (beta) | Android 8.1||Recovery update | Fastboot update||Bug fixes and improvements|
|29 Nov 2018||MIUI 10.0.1 (stable) | Android 8.1||Recovery update||Installs stable MIUI 10 update|
|29 Nov 2018||MIUI 10 8.11.29 (beta) | Android 8.1||Recovery update | Fastboot update||Bug fixes and performance enhancements|
|23 Nov 2018||MIUI 10 8.11.23 (beta) | Android 8.1||Recovery update | Fastboot update||Installs MIUI 10 beta update|
|20 Sep 2018||MIUI 9.6.5 (stable) | Android 8.1||Recovery update||Bug fixes and improvements|
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro MIUI 10 update
- Stable version released on 29 Nov 2018
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro was expected to debut with MIUI 10 atop Android 8.1 Oreo, but it wasn’t the case. The device hoped onto the beta program on 23 November 2018 and a week later, the stable version started rolling out globally.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro Android 9 Pie update
- Stable version released on 22 Jan 2019
The stable version of Android 9 Pie started rolling out to the Mi 8 Pro on January 22, 2019. It took Xiaomi only a month to try and ready the OS for the device, which is pretty impressive.