Redmi 5A gets Android 8.1 Oreo stable update from Xiaomi via MIUI 10.1.2.0 update. A few weeks back the device received Android Oreo update as beta from the company but the firmware was not stable enough to rely on it as daily drivers. Now it seems Xiaomi has done with the fixing of things and rolled out Stable Android 8.1 Oreo MIUI 10.1.2.0 for Xiaomi Redmi 5A. The update arrives as build MIUI 10.1.2.0.OCKMIFI, if you are already running Android Nougat based MIUI 10.1.1 firmware then you are eligible for the update.
Redmi 5A has already got updated to MIUI 10 OS but it was considered as skin update because the OS remained on Android Nougat. Now the stable version of Android 8.1 Oreo is already update, just read more to download and install the Stable Oreo MIUI 10.1.2.0.OCKMIFI firmware on Redmi 5A.
Download Stable Oreo MIUI 10.1.2.0.OCKMIFI for Xiaomi Redmi 5A
Process to flash Android Oreo MIUI 10.1.2.0.OCKMIFI on Xiaomi Redmi 5A
Extract the fastboot ROM file you downloaded above and you’ll find a .bat extension file in the folder.
Download and install the latest ADB and fastboot drivers. Follow our guide to install them.
Now you need to boot your device into fastboot mode, to do so, turn off your device completely and then press Power + Vol Down Button at a time.
Once in fastboot then connect your phone to PC.
Double click the ROM file with .bat extension and lets the process complete.
That’s all! Enjoy the goodies of Android 8.1 Oreo on your Xiaomi Redmi 5A. Give us your feedback and stay tuned for updates.