[Update: October 2022 Security Patch] Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 and Pad 5 Pro Updates Tracker

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After three years of gap, Xiaomi finally released its next tab flagship— Mi Pad 5 5G and Mi Pad 5 Pro 5G in August 2021. The series features an 11.0 inches IPS LCD with a 120Hz refresh rate. The duo runs Android 11 out of the box with MIUI 12.5 on top. The tabs majorly differ in the chipset and camera sections. Mi Pad 5 equips Snapdragon 860 and offers a 13MP single rear sensor. Whereas, the Pad 5 Pro fuels Snapdragon 870 and houses a dual rear camera with 50MP primary snapper. But both have an 8MP lens serving selfies and video calls.

Mi Pad 5 and Pad 5 Pro

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Note: This is an updates tracker and will be updated regularly with the Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 and Pad 5 Pro updates.

Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 and Pad 5 Pro Updates Tracker

The page will be updated in descending order i.e; the latest updates at the top.

  • [October 20, 2022]: Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 Indian variant is receiving the October 2022 Security Patch along with some other fixes. here’s the full changelog

System

Stable MIUI based on Android 12

Updated Android Security Patch to October 2022. Increased system security.

Home screen

Optimization: Adjusting Home screen widget size

Optimization: Home screen layout adjustments: 6×4 for horizontal orientation and 4×6 for vertical orientation

  • [October 10, 2022]: Xiaomi Pad 5 is picking up a new software update with firmware version V13.1.3.0.SKXEUXM. The build is rolling out in the Europan region with October 2022 security patch. After flashing the update, the system security will be improved.
  • [September 20, 2022]: Xiaomi Pad 5 global variant finally receives Android 12 update via firmware V13.1.1.0.SKXMIXM. Below is the official changelog for the device. [Receovry ROM]

Stable MIUI based on Android 12

Updated Android Security Patch to September 2022. Increased system security.

  • [September 9, 2022]: Xiaomi has released a new stable update to Mi Pad 5 with firmware  V13.1.2.0.SKXEUXM. This update is a pilot release and will be available only to the pilot testers.

Changelog

(System)
Stable MIUI based on Android 12 Updated Android Security Patch to September 2022. Increased system security.

  • [August 31, 2022]: Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 India and Turkey Variants are receiving updates. The Mi pad 5 India is getting August 2022 Security Patch with firmware 13.0.6.0.RKXINXM, meanwhile, the Turkey edition is getting July 2022 Security Patch via firmware 13.0.3.0.RKXTRXM.
  • [August 26, 2022]: The May 2022 Security Patch is now rolling out for the Indian units of the Xiaomi Pad 5. The update is a part of firmware version V13.0.5.0.RKXINXM which also increases the system security.

Changelog

(System)
Updated Android Security Patch to May 2022. Increased system security.

  • [June 6, 2022]: Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 is getting a new update with May 2022 Security Patch. The update is available for the European and global regions via firmware versions V13.0.5.0.RKXEUXM and V13.0.3.0.RKXMIXM respectively. Besides increasing system security, the build does not carry any other changes.

Changelog

System
Updated Android Security Patch to May 2022. Increased system security.

  • [November 12, 2021]: The system refinement is extending to the European units of Xiaomi Mi Pad 5. For these models, the number differs to V12.5.8.0.RKXEUXM. It optimizes the system’s performance and improves its security and stability. [Apply for OTA] [Recovery ROM]

Changelog
Optimized system performance
Improved system security and stability

  • [November 12, 2021]: Xiaomi is releasing a minor update to the global units of Mi Pad 5. The build refines the system performance via the version number V12.5.11.0.RKXMIXM. You can apply for the OTA here and download the Recover ROM here.

Changelog
Optimized system performance
Improved system security and stability

  • [October 18, 2021]: The Mi Pad 5 is receiving a new update globally via the firmware version V12.5.8.0.RKXMIXM. The package brings some fixes and optimizations for a better user experience. On top of it bumps the security level to September 2021. [Recovery ROM] [Apply for OTA]

Changelog

System
Optimization: Resource-intensive games can now work in the background
Fix: Device rebooted unexpectedly in some cases
Updated Android Security Patch to September 2021. Increased system security.
Stylus keyboard
Optimization: Xiaomi Smart Pen’s performance
Fix: Keyboards couldn’t be connected in some cases
Split screen
Fix: Split screen didn’t always work normally
Other improvements and optimizations
Optimization: Audio quality for games
Other
Fix: Wi-Fi connection abnormalities

  • [October 13, 2021]: Xiaomi has started pushing a new update for the global users of Mi Pad 5. It comes with the build number V12.5.4.0.RKXMIXM. The update doesn’t come with any major changes. It only brings better system stability and reduced system lag to your tablet. Since the update is rolling out as OTA, it will take some time to reach your unit. If you wish to download the update manually, you can download the recovery ROM by clicking here. Click here to download the fastboot ROM.
  • [August 17, 2021]: The Xiaomi Mi Pad 5 Pro is receiving a new software update in China on firmware version V12.5.8.0.RKYCNXM. Though this is not a major build, it brings system optimization. As per the changelog, the update reduces the lags present in the software and increases the system stability. You can download the Recovery ROM here and apply for the OTA here.
  • [August 13, 2021]: The Wi-Fi variants of Mi Pad 5 Pro 5G are grabbing their first software update in the home country. The build is arriving on the firmware version V12.5.7.0.RKYCNXM weighing 4.1GB in size. The update brings a major overhaul to the overall performance of the device. It includes a variety of new additions, optimizations, and much more. Visit our dedicated article for the precise changelog.
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The OTA update will be pushed in different batches and may take some time to reach all the users. Alternatively, you can navigate to Settings  > Software Update > Check for the Update to manually track the package.

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