How To Flash Xiaomi Redmi 8 – 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 Redmi 8. You also can download all necessary file at down below.
Xiaomi Redmi 8 comes as new series of “Redmi” phone. Here are few key specification od Xiaomi Redmi 8, Snapdragon 439 procecor which runs on Octa-core (4×1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.45 GHz Cortex A53) , 6.22 inch with resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels and 3/4 GB RAM with 32/64 GB storage.
Xiaomi Redmi 8 uses a dual camera setup on the back, 12 MP PDAF and 2 MP depth sensor. The selfie camera from Redmi 8 have resolution of 8 MP. Other specifications and features of Redmi 8 include 5000 mAh Li-Po battery, USB Type-C and many others.
Make sure you read it carefully everything I say before you applied to your Redmi 8. Do it with your own risk.
Some problem that maybe fixed with flashing is:
- Xiaomi Redmi 8 bootloop.
- Xiaomi Redmi 8 forgot password.
- Xiaomi Redmi 8 lost MIUI password.
- Xiaomi Redmi 8 restart continuously.
- Xiaomi Redmi 8 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 Redmi 8||Download|
|USB Driver Xiaomi Redmi 8||Download|
|Mi Flash Tool||Download|
|Unlock Bootloader Xiaomi Redmi 8|
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 Redmi 8. But I suggest to try check your bootloader first.
How To Check Bootloader Status Xiaomi Redmi 8
First, you need to download adb file above and install to your PC. After done, open C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB Fastboot 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: fastboot devices
A random strings will show up if your phone is connected, if that happen then you can continue to type this command : fastboot oem device-info
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.Another reminder to fully backup your data first before continue.
How To Flash Xiaomi Redmi 8
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 Redmi 8 drivers and Mi Flash Tool that you are download back then.
STEP #2. Extract Stock ROM Xiaomi Redmi 8 file to your PC.
STEP #3. Now open Mi Flash Tool and browse the location of your extracted Xiaomi Redmi 8 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 Redmi 8 should restart by itself. Please note that restart process will be a little longer than before.
Now if you are successfully unlocking bootloader and flash Xiaomi Redmi 8, maybe you can try to root Xiaomi Redmi 8. See you next time at HowToApps.info.
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