How to install ?

Note: Flashing firmware can be risky and might lead to data loss or even bricking your device if not done correctly. Make sure to follow the steps carefully and back up your important data before proceeding.

Before You Begin:

  1. Backup: Make sure to back up all your important data, as flashing firmware will erase everything on your device.
  2. Charge: Ensure your device has sufficient battery charge to avoid interruptions during the process. (at least 50%).
  3. Download: Download the required firmware for your Redmi 8A and the SP Flash Tool on your computer.

Steps to Flash Xiaomi Redmi 8A Firmware using SP Flash Tool:

  1. Install Required Drivers:

    • Download and install Xiaomi USB drivers on your computer if you haven’t already.
    • Install MediaTek USB VCOM drivers, which are usually included with the SP Flash Tool package.
  2. Download Firmware:

    • Download the official firmware for your Xiaomi Redmi 8A from a reliable source.
    • Extract the downloaded firmware package to a location on your computer.
  3. Download SP Flash Tool:

    • Download the SP Flash Tool from a trusted source and extract it to a folder on your computer.
  4. Open SP Flash Tool:

    • Navigate to the SP Flash Tool folder and run the “flash_tool.exe” executable.
  5. Load Scatter File:

    • In the SP Flash Tool window, click on the “Scatter-loading” button.
    • Navigate to the extracted firmware folder and select the scatter file. This file is named something like “MTxxxx_Android_scatter.txt”.
  6. Select Flash Options:

    • Make sure that only the “Download” option is checked in the SP Flash Tool interface.
  7. Flash Firmware:

    • Click on the “Download” button in the SP Flash Tool.
    • Power off your Redmi 8A and connect it to your computer via USB cable.
    • SP Flash Tool will start flashing the firmware. You will see a progress bar indicating the flashing process.
  8. Completion:

    • Once the flashing process is complete, you will see a green circle indicating success.
    • Disconnect your device and power it on. The first boot might take longer than usual.

Remember that these instructions are based on general steps for flashing MTK-based devices. The exact steps might vary slightly based on the specific firmware and version of SP Flash Tool you’re using. So we can’t take responsibility for these instructions. Always refer to the official documentation and resources for your device and tools.

Xiaomi Redmi 8A

Brand: Xiaomi Redmi
Model: Global

Size: 3.23GB
OS Version: Android 10, MIUI 12

Language: English


Display: IPS LCD (6.22 Inch)

Resolution: 720 x 1520 pixels

Dimensions: 156.5 x 75.4 x 9.4 mm

Weight: 188g

Chipset: Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm)

CPU: Octa Core

GPU: Adreno 505

Camera: 12MP (Main) 8MP (Selfie)


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