Finally Redmi Note 5 Pro users can get a taste of Android 8.1 Oreo. Besides this, Xiaomi has also announced official Project Treble support. The new update brings several new features like Dual 4G VoLTE, Picture in Picture mode, better battery stats and control over notifications.

MIUI 9 Oreo for Redmi Note 5 Pro

The leaked update is a nightly build and will have some minor bugs. However, there are no major bugs at the moment. So you can go ahead with flashing this update if you can’t wait for official release. A key highlight of this update is Dual VoLTE feature. This means you can use two SIMs that are VoLTE supported simultaneously. The leaked ROM also brings other Oreo features like Picture in Picture mode, allowing users to view videos in a small pop-out window while using another app.

Install MIUI 9 Oreo for Redmi Note 5 Pro

Installation might be a herculean task if you don’t have sufficient knowledge about bootloader unlocking. We suggest newbies to wait, else you might screw up. Here are the steps:

  1. Unlock the bootloader
  2. Flash a TWRP Recovery for MIUI 9 Oreo ROMs
  3. Download the update and flash from the recovery.

Take a proper backup as flashing the update might delete data including medias. 

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro has a lot of amazing features, good design, dual camera, 18:9 display aspect ratio and FHD+ resolution. But one thing that it lacked was Android Oreo. The device was spotted running Android 8.1 Oreo at MWC 2018. Luckily, its now a reality and Redmi Note 5 Pro users can enjoy Android 8.1 Oreo.

Own a Redmi Note 5 Pro? Let us know your experience about the dual cameras and FHD+ resolution. 

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