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How to Update Redmi Note 8/8T to latest Android 10 with Paranoid Android 3 ROM - Complete Guide

Android 10 update for Redmi Note 8/8T is now available for download. Continue reading this guide to learn the step-by-step installation guide along with files. Android 10 comes with improved features and better security than earlier Android version. Redmi Note 8/8T comes with good hardware inside that can run Android 10 smoothly. In this article, we will flash a custom ROM called Paranoid Android Quartz 3. This ROM is based on Android 10 AOSP and comes with various customization (features list) along with some Paranoid Android features.

Android 10 comes with some of the newest ways to control your privacy, customise your phone, and get things done. You will experience, live caption, smart reply, sound amplifier, new gesture navigation, dark theme, and many more. 

On the other hand, Paranoid Android offers many additional features over existing. Such as on-the-spot controls, pocket mode, extended restart,  navigation bar customization, screen stabilization (gimbal mode), adaptive playback, pop-Up camera support, per-app cellular data, VPN and WiFi restrictions and many more.

If all this excites you then you can follow this guide to update your Redmi Note 8/8T to the latest Android 10 via custom ROM Paranoid Android Quartz 3.

Redmi Note 8/8T Android 10 Update

Warning! We at ShizHub produce tutorial to help out fellow Android users but all this guide are educational purpose only. You should try this guide at your own risk. Neither we nor the developer should be responsible if your Android device experience damage after following this tutorial. Also remember, this guide is only applicable for Redmi Note 8/8T. Don’t try this guide in any other Android device. It may hard brick your device.


1. Installing custom ROM risk you mobile existing data, hence we recommend a backup before proceeding. You may follow our Android backup guide.

2. Make sure your device have at least 30% battery power.

3. You already have USB Driver installed for Redmi Note 8/8T in your PC. Windows OS usually download and install USB driver automatically when you connect your device first time. You can always manually download USB driver from our latest USB driver download page.

4. Make sure USB Debugging is enabled otherwise you won’t able to transfer file between PC and mobile. You can follow our USB Debugging enable guide.

5. You have TWRP Recovery 3.0 or higher installed. You can follow our guide: How To Unlock Redmi Note 8/8T & Install TWRP Recovery 3.3.1-1 - Easy Tutorial

If you did everything that we mentioned above then you are ready to follow step-by-step guide on how to install Android 10 based Paranoid Android Quartz 3 ROM on Redmi Note 8/8T.

File Required(Download by clicking on it)
  1. Paranoid Android Quartz 3 For Redmi Note 8/8T [Filename:]
  2. Gapps [Filename:]

How to Update Redmi Note 8/8T to latest Android 10 with Paranoid Android Quartz 3 ROM

Step 1: Copy downloaded zip files to your device memory.

Step 2: Boot into recovery mode. To boot into recovery first turn off your Redmi Note 8/8T and then press and hold Volume Up and Power button together until the “MI” logo appears on the screen, then release. You can also boot into recovery without key combination.

TWRP Recovery Screen

Step 3: Create a Backup using TWRP Backup Option.

TWRP Backup option

Step 4: Perform a Factory Reset (this will delete all apps and their settings and game progress). To do this, Tap on Wipe, then at the bottom of the screen do a Swipe on the ‘Swipe to factory reset‘ option.

TWRP Factory Reset

Step 5: Finally, its time to flash the ROM file. Tap on Install, then browse to the location where you saved the files and tap on the Paranoid Android Quartz 3 zip file. Then tap on Add More Zips, and add Gapps zip. Now at the bottom of the screen, do a swipe on the Swipe to confirm flash option to begin flashing.

TWRP ROM Installation Screen

Step 6: When the installation is completed, go back to the main recovery menu and tap on Reboot and then, tap on System to reboot your Redmi Note 8/8T and boot up into Android 10 ROM Paranoid Android Quartz 3. The first boot will take some time.

TWRP Reboot Screen

Returning to Previous ROM: To go back to your previous ROM, boot into recovery, select Backup then through Restore option, restore your previous ROM by selecting it from the list.

TWRP Restoring Backup Screen

    That's it! You now have the latest Android 10 based custom ROM Paranoid Android Quartz 3 installed on your Redmi Note 8/8T. You can root this ROM by following this guide: 
    How to root Redmi Note 8/8T - Simple Safe Method.


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