Android 14 for Redmi Note 8 Pro

Android 14 download is now available and we have seen some development around the same. This time it is the Android 14 for Redmi Note 8 Pro.

Redmi Note 8 Pro was launched with Android 8.1 Oreo and was upgradable to Android 10; which means the Redmi Note 8 Pro will never receive the official MIUI Android 14 in future.

This is where the custom ROM such as this AOSP Android 14 ROM for Redmi Note 8 Pro is great if you have ever wished to upgrade it to the latest Android

This is guide specifically made for Redmi Note 8 Pro. DO NOT TRY ON ANY OTHER PHONE!
You need to understand that, Installing this Android 14 AOSP ROM or any custom ROM requires advanced knowledge to modify the underlying firmware on your phone, such as you may need to unlock bootloader, custom recovery installation etc.
If not done properly it may leave your phone UNUSABLE temporarily or permanently!
YOU are the one who is making changes to your phone and I cannot be held responsible for anything wrong you do!

What Works on AOSP Android 14 on Redmi Note 8 Pro?

What works?

  • Almost everything

What doesn’t work?

  • Nothing reported yet

How to Install Android 14 on Redmi Note 8 Pro

Below is the step-by-step guide to install the AOSP Android 14 ROM on your Redmi Note 8 Pro.

WARNING: It is highly recommended to install global miui 12.5 and use the recommended recovery to avoid bricks or any kind of problematic situations !

  • Download the AOSP Android 14 ROM for Redmi Note 8 Pro and copy it into the phone or keep in the PC (if you intend to install using ADB sideload)
    • Download links are available in the below download section.
  • Unlock bootloader on Redmi Note 8 Pro
  • Download and install the ADB Fastboot utility on your PC.
  • Reboot the phone into fastboot mode (press both Power + Volume Down keys) and then flash the recovery.img using the below command line
    • Unzip the BRP..* file and you will get all the, TWRP.img file, ADB and Fastboot files.
    • If you are on a Windows PC, then double click the <kbd>2.FlashBRPCustomRom.bat</kbd> script to get the installation started.
    • fastboot flash recovery BRPv3.6.img
  • Enter into recovery mode and Wipe data, Cache, System and system partition.
    • [Clean Flash is recommended].
    • Make sure you don’t wipe or format Internal memory here. Otherwise you will lose all your phone data!
    • Here is a step-by-step guide on how to wipe data using TWRP recovery
      – This step will erase the current firmware from the phone. You can choose to keep a backup of the relevant boot and system partition so that you can rollback if the new build doesn’t work properly.
  • Then use Apply zip from ADB (which is ADB sideload)
  • Once done, reboot the phone to boot into Android 14 on Redmi Note 8 Pro.
  • Boot into recovery mode again and flash the Android 14 GApps using the recovery flashing method.
    • Use the ARM64 LiteGApps for now.
  • You’re DONE with the installation!

GCam Port for Redmi Note 8 Pro on Android 14

GCam APK now a days is running almost on all Android phones regardless of OEM type. You can check one of the compatible Redmi Note 8 Pro GCam port from the link given there.


That’s all for now on this Android 14 build for Redmi Note 8 Pro. As I have mentioned right on top of this guide that this device will NOT be upgraded to official Android 14, hence, custom ROM is the only way to upgrade to latest Android version.

Meanwhile, if some other Android 14 custom ROM comes for this, I will keep you guys posted either here or on other separate post.

That’s all for now. If you face any problem, or if you find anything missing in these instructions, do let me know in the comment section and I will try to fix it ASAP.

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