Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition ROM Update

Mi 8 Explorer Edition

Mi 8 Explorer firmware (codename ursa) below are the stock stable MIUI, which can be downloaded as Fastboot ROM, Recovery ROM and OTA Update.

Phone model name corresponds to M1807E8S. Xiaomi ROM are downloaded free of charge from the official website bigota.d.miui.com. We post links to stock Mi 8 Explorer flash files and original updates.

Download the latest MIUI version and new updates:


Latest version of the stable Chinese firmware for Mi 8 Explorer by Xiaomi.

Recovery ROM

MIUI 12.5
Android 10
Release date
File size
2.33 GB
Official Link
Download (.zip)
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OTA Update

File size
60.95 MB
Apply for
Official Link
Download (.zip)

The latest MIUI update doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the best. Read the reviews on the 4PDA or XDA Developers websites before installing new software update to Mi 8 Explorer ursa. If you downloaded Flash File, Full ROM or the latest OTA Update and encounter problems with your device after installation, please write about it in the comments section, quoting the number of the buggy firmware.

Mi 8 Explorer is on the Xiaomi EOS (end-of-support) list. This is similar to EOL (End of Life) status and means that the smartphone is no longer supported. It does not receive software updates and new firmware from Xiaomi, and known security vulnerabilities are not fixed.

Xiaomi releases monthly and quarterly security patch updates for Xiaomi, Redmi, and POCO for 2-3 years after market launch. Monthly and quarterly security updates include Android security patches from Google as well as Xiaomi fixes.

Will Mi 8 Explorer update get MIUI 13?

No, Xiaomi has stopped releasing updates for it. The latest MIUI version for Mi 8 Explorer — MIUI 12.5.

Will Mi 8 Explorer update get Android 11?

No. The latest version for this device — Android 10.

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