MIUI 11 Boot Image for Redmi Note 8 (Codename Ginkgo)

MIUI 11 Boot Image for Redmi Note 8 (Codename Ginkgo) 1

Here is the list of boot image files extracted from MIUI 11 Stable ROM. These files are for Redmi Note 8 codename Ginkgo. Please do not use them on Redmi Note 8 Pro codename Begonia. Both devices are two totally different phones. Doing so will brick your phone absolutely.

Redmi Note 8 is the next iteration of the Redmi Note series. It sports Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon 665 (11 nm) chipset incorporating Octa-core CPUs: 4x 2.0GHz Kryo 260 Gold and 4x 1.8GHz Kryo 260 Silver. Adreno 610 GPU is also there sitting next to the CPUs.

Owning the phone on hands is really something to be proud of. The quad-camera goody really helps you to produce stunning photos in any lighting conditions.

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The Android boot image (boot.img) file contains the kernel and ramdisk, critical files necessary to load the device before the filesystem can be mounted.

Boot image holds all the essential files that are automatically loaded onto the root of filesystem every time your phone boots (source 1source 2).

You may need one of these files to help your Redmi Note 8 boot properly. These Boot.img files will be helpful especially for flashing maniacs.

There will be a situation when your device failed to boot.

Furthermore, you can also use the boot image file with Magisk to produce a patched build. Hence, you can then use the patched boot image to root your phone.

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Booting your phone using Magisk-powered patched boot image allows you to root your Redmi Note 8 temporarily. This will be useful if you don’t truly root your device.

Obviously, you’ll need to install Magisk Manager app on your phone.

Download Stock Boot Image for Redmi Note 8

These zip files contain the stock boot image of MIUI 11 (and MIUI 10) built for Redmi Note 8. All the files are original, untouched, and unmodified.

We compressed the boot.img files in the zip files for easiness purpose. Instead of renaming them (which in turns making modification), we simply stored them in secure extract-able zip files.

MIUI 10 Boot Image (Global Stable)

File name :
Version miui 10 | 421 downloads | Size: 13 MB

MIUI 11 Boot Image (Global Stable)

File name :
Version miui 11 | 1278 downloads | Size: 13 MB

MIUI 11 Boot Image (Indonesia Stable)

File name :
Version miui 11 id | 349 downloads | Size: 13 MB

You’ll need to extract the zip files to obtain the actual boot.img files.


Flashing either the stock or the patched boot image is basically easy. The only requirements are an unlocked bootloader and ADB Drivers installed.

Once everything is ready, simply issue the magic command below in the ADB-Fastboot interface (using command prompt Window):

fastboot flash boot boot.img

That’s it. Do not hesitate to write comments below.


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