Redmi Note 8 Pro Users on Jio, Airtel Networks Report OTP Issues, Expected to be Fixed in Upcoming Update

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 8 series of smartphone back in October in India. The Redmi Note 8 Pro smartphone has recently received the company’s latest MIUI 11 update (MIUI 11.0.3.0.PGGINXM) based on Android 9 Pie. The update, however, appears to have had a flaw in it as several users have reported several issues that apparently needs to be fixed.

Redmi Note 8 Pro Users on Jio and Airtel Networks Have Reported OTP Issues, Fix to be Expected in the Upcoming Update

Redmi Note 8 Pro devices running on the latest MIUI 11 build (MIUI 11.0.3.0.PGGINXM) have reported that they have not been receiving OTP (One Time Password) messages on their devices after the update. As per the source, there is a delay in receiving the OTP messages with Airtel SIM cards, while there is no message reception at all when it comes to Reliance Jio. After receiving the report, we tried the same on your Redmi Note 8 Pro unit with our Vodafone SIM card and the issue is the same with the Vodafone network.

The issue appears to have widespread, and the same has been reported to the official Mi community. Responding to the same, the moderators in Mi Community have confirmed that the issue has been forwarded to the relevant team and an update will soon be rolled out to fix the same. As per the users who have contacted the Mi team, the tentative rollout date for the update is January 10. Moreover, the users have further reported that there are issues related to the device’s proximity sensor, and we can hope that the same would be fixed when the latest update is rolled out.

As far as the specifications of the Redmi Note 8 Pro are concerned, the device sports a 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a waterdrop notch at the top. At its heart, the Redmi Note 8 Pro has a MediaTek Helio G90T chipset which is coupled with up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage with scope for further expansion with the help of an external SD card. Moving on to the camera of the device, the Redmi Note 8 Pro sports a quad rear camera setup (64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP) and a 20MP selfie snapper at the front. A big 4,500mAh battery with support for fast charging keeps the lights of the device on. To know more about the Redmi Note 8 Pro, you can head to our previous coverage of the same.

What are your thoughts on the bug the latest MIUI 11 update has experienced lately? Are you facing the same issue? Do let us know in the comments section below.


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  1. Hi, I’m facing issue with OTP. I can’t login any of the payment application and other OTP related applications and social networks.
    So please fix the bug asap to start using the mobile. Else the mobile is ultimately waste and have to exchange.

    We cannot do anything without receiving incoming SMS.

  2. Redmi. Spoiled their brand name… The basic function SMS not recieving for nearly 10 days after paying Rs16000.still no solution. Not at all acceptable.don,t buy…

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