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[Firmware] Xiaomi Mi 8 [DIPPER] [Auto updated daily!]

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aittamattia

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Hi,
sorry but I am a newbie and I apologize for my ignorance.
I read this forum and I tried to install the latest firmware (fw_dipper_miui_MI8Global_V11.0.4.0.QEAMIXM_5e74c6110e_10.0.zip) trough TWRP (I selected "Install" and simply tapped on the zip file and then swiped).
I then followed Lineage OS ufficial installation instructions: after "format data" and advanced wipe (cache and system) I installed Lineage 17.1 (adb sideloaded); then I wiped again Dalvik and Cache and rebooted.
Now I have the Lineage OS logo animation for 2-3 minutes and then the phone reboots to TWRP.

Anyone so kind to help? Did I installed the firmware the wrong way?

Edit: Ok, I solved installing the second last nightly of LOS 17.1!

There's an issue with latest LineageOS build, you may have read it on LOS thread.
 
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exteng

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Hi i have mi8 global version 128gb and i have installed latest eu rom beta. If i flash this firmware do i need to format data after that and loose everything like a fresh install?
 

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G A S T

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No.
Also, you don't need newer firmware. Firmware comes with Xiaomi.EU Rom.
But only when you have MIUI running on your device, which al lot of people don't! These Update packages provided by yshalsager are just great! :cowboy:

By the way - for the global firmware updates extracted from MIUI ROM there's only the stable firmware version left. There won't be beta updates any more on the global tree. Only the chinese tree will receive further non-stable updates.
 

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    All Xiaomi users suffer from a single problem, Firmware update. As there are many devices with no one to provide the newest firmware update every single release. And also developers who provide updates to devices may forget or be busy sometimes, so releases are provided later. Here is my simple solution:

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    A set of various script that automatically generates Xiaomi firmware flashable zip files every MIUI new update!
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    Note:
    Name's will be in the following manner:
    • fw_dipper_miui_MI8_*.zip is Xiaomi Mi 8 (dipper) China firmware
    • fw_dipper_miui_MI8Global_*.zip is Xiaomi Mi 8(dipper) Global firmware

    Downloads
    You can get updates always from various mirrors available on the website:

    Frequently Asked Questions:
    What is Firmware? Is it a full ROM or OTA package?
    Firmware is not a ROM nor OTA Package, it's a set of low-level drivers which helps the operating system do whatever it wants to do. It includes various things like Modem, Bluetooth, Bootloader, DSP and etc.
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    How to update firmware?
    1- Download the package you want to flash. IT MUST BE NAMED WITH THE SAME CODENAME OF YOUR DEVICE.
    2- Flash it using TWRP or any custom recovery. There's no need to wipe/format anything before or after the installation.
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    Usually, the modem gets updated with newer firmware, you can check it in Settings > About > Baseband.

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    Having trouble with firmware files? You can open a new issue on Github repository or just write here in a reply, and we’ll help you sort it out.

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    XDA:DevDB Information
    [Firmware] Xiaomi Mi 8 [DIPPER] [Auto updated daily!], Tool/Utility for the Xiaomi Mi 8

    Contributors
    yshalsager
    Source Code: https://github.com/XiaomiFirmwareUpdater


    Version Information
    Status: Stable
    Current Stable Version: 5

    Created 2018-08-16
    Last Updated 2019-08-07
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    New MIUI Stable Firmware Release
    • Version: V11.0.4.0.QEAMIXM
    • Android: 10.0
    • Region: Global
    • Filename: fw_dipper_miui_MI8Global_V11.0.4.0.QEAMIXM_5e74c6110e_10.0.zip
    • Filesize: 91 MB
    • MD5:
      Code:
      8f7b1aae45087a841858e86d0bb46952
    • Download: Here

    Note: Older releases are available Here
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    Thread has been updated with new website links.
    More details about the website update available here.
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    why are these firmwares provided?
    When i update the official rom (via OTA or TWRP) or with XIAOMI.EU roms, the firmware isn't updated?
    I'm new to Xiaomi devices, when i was on OnePlus i've never updated firmwares, only roms.
    you're right. but what if you're custom rom user? will you flash miui every time to update the firmware? ;)
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    MIUI 10 8.12.13 Global/China Beta ROM Firmware

    Telegram Channels: https://t.me/XiaomiFirmwareUpdater | https://t.me/MIUIUpdatesTracker

    You can get updates always from Sourceforge, Androidfilehost or Github :D :
    Sourceforge:
    Github Releases:
    Androidfilehost: (Mirror)

    Donation:
    A donation was never necessary, but It's making life easier for me and guarantees paying server costs, as you know, both of my XiaomiFirmwareUpdater and MIUIUpdatesTracker scripts are automated, running on a Linux server. If you want these projects to continue and provide the best services to Xiaomi users, you can help me by buying me a Pizza here: https://paypal.me/yshalsager