How to Downgrade Redmi Note 8 Pro MIUI 11 Android 10 to Android 9

How to Downgrade Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro MIUI 11 Android 10 Q to MIUI 11 Android 9 Pie. If you are not satisfy with Android 10, you can downgrade it to Android 9 Pie.  Fastboot Rom is only available for India country, but we can flash it to Redmi Note 8 Pro Global.  I tested downgrade my Redmi Note 8 Pro MIUI 11 Android 10 – Indonesia to Android 9 India Stable Fastboot Rom V11.0.4.0.PGGINXM 9.0.  I can not found other fastboot rom except for India.  Use at your own risk, I’m not responsible for bricking your device.

Download and Extract

  1. Make sure the Redmi Note 8 Pro Bootloader is Unlocked, If not watch this video How to Unlock Bootloader Redmi note 8 pro
  2. Download Mi-Flash Tool
  3. Download Fastboot Android 9 ROM Redmi Note 8 Pro India Stable Fastboot V11.0.4.0.PGGINXM 9.0
  4. Extract downloaded tgz file using 7-zip,
  5. Extract tar file using 7-zip too
  6. Now, the ROM ready to flash

Flashing ROM

STEP 1

  • Enter Redmi Note 8 Pro Fastboot Mode:
  • Turn Power Off
  • Press and Hold Volume Down + Power key
  • release all keys when fasboot mode appears
  • Connect the phone to computer

STEP 2

  • Open MiFlash Tool
  • Select Configuration – MiFlash Configuration: Clear  or delete “CheckPoint” parameter if exist – OK
  • Click Select and pointing to downloaded rom Android 9
  • Click Refresh
  • Select “Clean all” in the bottom bar
  • Click “Flash”
  • If finish you will see status is “Success”

STEP 3

  • Disconnect USB Cable
  • Setup the Phone
  • Done!

Notes / Warning!

  1. Use at your own risk, I’m not responsible for bricking your device.
  2. Using the incorrect file may brick your device.
  3. Make sure to backup your important data before flash it

 

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