Redmi 3S/Prime Gets MIUI 8.2.5.0 Global Stable Build (How to Update Manually)

Xiaomi has starting to roll out MIUI 8.2.5.0 Global stable build for Redmi 3S/Prime with lot of bug fixes, enhanced automated tasks, new system sounds and ringtones, and latest Android security patches (patch level March). Still based on the Android Marshmallow, MIUI 8.2.5.0 Global stable build offers better stability and battery life than the previous MIUI 8.2.4.0 update. The OTA update is rolling out in phases and all Redmi 3S/Prime will get the new update within a week or more.

Users who prefer manual installation or unable to install the OTA update for some reason, MIUI 8.2.5.0 Global stable build recovery image and fastboot image are now available for download officially. If you own a Redmi 3S/Prime, then check out the guide below to know how to update Redmi 3s/Prime to MIUI 8.2.5.0 Global stable build manually.

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The safest method to update Redmi 3S/Prime to newest MIUI version is by OTA (Over-the-Air). If you have not received the OTA update notification yet, check it by going to Settings > About Phone > System updates.

Main highlights of MIUI 8.2.5.0 Global stable build for Redmi 3S/Prime:

– Enhanced automated tasks
– New system sounds and ringtones
– Enhanced layout for toggles in the notification shade
– Latest security patches (March)
– Various bug fixes and optimizations (see full changelog here)

Downloads:

MIUI 8.2.5.0 recovery image for Redmi 3S/Prime [HERE]

MIUI 8.2.5.0 full Fastboot image for Redmi 3S/Prime [HERE]

How to Install MIUI 8.2.5.0 Update on Redmi 3S/Prime

Recovery method:

1. Installing MIUI 8.2.5.0 Recovery image is a simple process, but your device should be on stock MIUI ROM and stock recovery.

2. If you prefer recovery method, you may follow this guide to know how to install the update manually

Fastboot method:

1. This process will wipe your device, so back up important data before proceeding.

2. After downloading the fastboot image (link above), follow this guide or this guide to know the installation procedure. (Source – MIUI)

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