If you are looking for a perfect guide to root your Xiaomi Mi A1 Smartphone and installing the latest Oreo 8.0, then this article is written for you. By following the simple steps, you can Install January Update 8.1.10 on Xiaomi Mi A1. Xiaomi Mi A1 is the first smartphone from Google to partner with Xiaomi after 6 Months of the unsuccessful journey on Android One Project.
So, in this article, I am going to display the steps for Installing Android Oreo 8.0 on your Xiaomi Mi A1. The method which we are going to use is the Manual Rooting with TWRP. You can also refer to the article for Installing the TWRP and ADB & Fastboot on your device for successfully rooting.
Before starting the article, take a look at the Prerequisites which you can have to follow for the success of the process.
- First, you have to Unlock the Bootloader of your Xiaomi Mi A1.
- Install the ADB and Fastboot on your Windows or Mac PC. For this, you can check the articles.
- Make you charged at least 70% to avoid any trouble at the time of rooting.
- Take the backup of your Android device. If the data get lost, this backup will help you after.
- The process of rooting, unlocking bootloader and flashing is not recommended by the company. Doing these may void the Warranty of your phone.
- This article contains steps for Xiaomi Mi A1 only. Don’t try it on any other smartphone.
What comes with this January Update 8.1.10
After waiting for a week, the Mi A1 Android Oreo update finally started rolling out to the users. So if you would still like to update your phone, then the steps below will help you get through and install Xiaomi Mi A1 January update. The new build is labeled OPR1.170623.026.8.1.10.
This new firmware brings in several major bug fixes to the system, to help improve the overall performance and functionality of the device. Check out the list of problems which will be fixed after this update:
- GPS icon stuck
- DND volume UI problem
- Ambient notifications can now be interacted with
- Fingerprint swipe gesture UI is now enabled
- Bluetooth battery drainage
- Phone app freeze/delay
- Audio quality for video recording
- Wrong rapid charging message
- SIM is HD capable icon
- App is running in background notification
Now, let’s take a look at the steps for Manually Installing the Update 8.1.10 on Xiaomi Mi A1 using TWRP.
Steps to Install Update 8.1.10 on Xiaomi Mi A1 using TWRP
This method is for those who have already installed the TWRP on there Xiaomi Mi A1. For installing the update, follow these steps and make your phone updated.
Step 1: First, you have to Install TWRP Recovery on Xiaomi Mi A1. For this, refer to this article.
Step 2: Now, download the TWRP flash-able package for Mi A1. For this, Click Here.
Step 3: After downloading the above file, now connect your device to PC and transfer the downloaded file to internal storage of your device.
Step 4: Once the file is successfully transferred, now boot your Xiaomi Mi A1 into TWRP recovery by pressing the Volume Up + Power button simultaneously.
Step 5: Now, you will enter on TWRP menu. Click on the “Install” button.
Step 6: After clicking on Install button, now you have to navigate to the internal storage and select the ‘tissot_100108_stock.zip‘ file.
Step 7: After selecting the file, swipe the button on the screen to install Xiaomi Mi A1 January update.
Step 8: Now, wait for the process to complete. After that hit the ‘Reboot System’ button.
When your phone boots, you will be able to enjoy a much more stable software. So, this is all for this article. Hope you have successfully installed the January Update 8.1.10 on Xiaomi Mi A1 Smartphone. If you find any issue in the above-mentioned steps, you can contact us for the solution. Also, if you want to suggest something, you can comment below.
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