How To Flash Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro – Flashing is crucial for some user that have problem with their devices, something like bootloop, or dead phone. While these problem maybe can’t solved by flashing, it’s still worth to know an alternative to try fix it by yourself first. At this time I will give you an instructions how to flash Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro. You also can download all necessary file at down below.
Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro comes as a celebration of Xiaomi’s birthday and as the successor to the flagship series Xiaomi Mi 6. Projected as a flagship phone, of course the Mi 8 Pro has high-class specifications. Call it the use of the processor from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 845 and the Super AMOLED LCD 6.21 inches and a resolution of 1080 x 2248 pixels.
There are two choices of RAM provided, namely 6 GB and 8 GB, then there is only one storage option, 128 GB. Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro uses a dual camera setup on the back, 12 MP dual pixel PDAF and 12 MP AF optical zoom.
The selfie camera from Mi 8 Pro have resolution of 20 MP and can record FHD video. Other specifications and features of Mi 8 Pro include 3000 mAh Li-Po battery, USB Type-C, Quick Charge 4.0+ and many others. Mi 8 Pro is sold about 480 Euro for lowest variants.
Some problem that maybe fixed with flashing is:
- Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro bootloop.
- Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro forgot password.
- Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro lost MIUI password.
- Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro restart continuously.
- Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro hardbrick.
Actually, most of problem that occur above is from yourself, but still there is a little chance that is system fault. So I hope this guide to flashing can fixed all of your problem, Amen. But flashing is not only about fix a problem phone, you also can try another ROM via flashing.
Some user prefer other ROM than an original one, just because they want a better experience. Alright, before we go ahead to flashing point, lets download some necessary file first.
|Stock ROM MIUI Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro||Download|
|USB Driver Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro (adb)||Download|
|Mi Flash Tool||Download|
|Guide to Unlock Bootloader Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro|
Beside that downloaded file, you also need to confirm that your phone already unlocked, otherwise you cannot should consider open that link above to know how to unlock bootloader your Mi 8 Pro. But I suggest to try check your bootloader first.
How To Check Bootloader Status Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
First, you need to download adb file above and install to your PC. After done, open c:\adb then hold and press SHIFT + right-click on that folder. Choose open command window here to process.
Now turn off your phone and start to enter fastboot mode by press and hold volume down and power button together until your screen turn into picture like this.
Now finally connect your phone to your PC via USB cable and wait for your PC to read the phone. If it’s done, type this command to your cmd window to make sure your phone already connected:
A random strings will show up if your phone is connected, if that happen then you can continue to type this command :
But if it’s turn out that your PC can’t read your phone, maybe you should to try reinstall adb drivers to your PC or wait a little longer and recheck by typing first command.
Look at cmd screen, if Device unlocked: true then it’s mean your bootloader is already unlocked. While if the result show false, then your bootloader is still locked for now and you need to unlock it to finally begin flashing process.
How To Flash Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro
Now if you are sure your phone bootloader already unlocked, then start reading next instructions here. But reminder that the next step will probably erase all of your data, so I suggest you to do a full backup first before continue.
STEP #1. Install Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro drivers and Mi Flash Tool that you are download back then.
STEP #2. Extract Stock ROM Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro file to your PC.
STEP #3. Now open Mi Flash Tool and browse the location of your extracted Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro ROM.
STEP #4. You can pick another options at down-right side of the apps, and some of them are:
- “flash_all” choose this option if you want to clean flash, mean all of your data and apps were gone. (recommended)
- “flash_all_except_data_storage” choose this option if you want to flash without losing your data, only your apps.
- “flash_all_lock” choose this option if you want a clean flash then bootloader will be locked again.
STEP #5. If you’re done to picking, now turn off your phone and enter fastboot mode by press and hold volume down and power button together. Then connect your phone to your PC via USB cable.
STEP #6. Wait a second and hit repeat at Mi Flash Tool so the apps can read your phone.
STEP #7. If your phone has been detected, now hit flash to begin flashing. Wait until process end and your Mi 8 Pro should restart by itself. Please note that restart process will be a little longer than before.