[Updated] Redmi 8A Pro grabs January 2021 security patch update

MARCH 08, 2021

Recently, Redmj 8A Pro device users in Indonesia got the January 2021 security update and now Xiaomi again rolled out this update in Indonesia with the latest build number V12.0.1.0.QCQIDXM and weighs 3.3GB in size.

This update comes with the same changelog as the previous one. Users of Redmi 8A Pro download this update via clicking the link which is mention below.


FEBRUARY 18, 2021

Xiaomi has started rolling out the January 2021 security patch update for the Redmi 8A Pro device in Indonesia. This is still an Android 10-based UI update and not Android 11.

Talking about the January 2021 patch update for Redmi 8A Pro, it comes with firmware version MIUI V12.0.1.0.QCQIDXM, and weighs 1.8GB in size. The update gets the usual MIUI 12 design and animation changes along with increased system security.

Join Our Xiaomi Channel On TelegramUsers of Redmi 8A Pro can manually download the update from the link mentioned below as well as check the complete changelog.

Redmi 8A Pro Download Link

Redmi 8A Pro Changelog:


  • Optimization: Full-screen gestures are now ignored on the Lock screen alarm page.
  • Updated Android Security Patch to January 2021. Increased system security.

System animations

  • Optimization: Animations in selected scenes.

Control center

  • New: Swipe down from the upper left corner to open the Notification shade and from the upper right corner to open the Control center.
  • Optimization: Control center is now closed by incoming calls.
  • Optimization: Control center layout in landscape mode.
  • Fix: Control center wasn’t always displayed correctly in landscape mode.

Dark mode

  • Optimization: Brightness and color improvements for wallpapers in Dark mode.

Status bar, Notification shade

  • Fix: Notification shade wasn’t displayed correctly in Dark mode.

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How To Check

Tap on the smartphone Settings > System > Software update > Check for Updates. Download!

Note: Before upgrading to the latest version make sure your smartphone is connected with a proper internet connection, we recommend you to download it over WIFI so that you will not face any error.

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