Xiaomi Mi A1 Finally Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update; Known Bug Wipes SMS Messages on Install

Xiaomi Mi A11 the Chinese telephone creator’s unparalleled Android One-based cell phone, has at long last begun getting its Android 8.1 Oreo programming refresh, and it incorporates the June Android security fix. While the refresh is taking off finished the-air (OTA), clients can likewise streak the Fastboot ROM. Remarkably be that as it may, the refresh is taking off with a known bug right now, which wipes the telephone’s SMS history. Be that as it may, clients can without much of a stretch maintain a strategic distance from the issue by utilizing an outsider SMS reinforcement application. Record size of the refresh is said to be around 1.2GB.

The refresh is taking off in India and Philippines as of now, according to a few clients in these nations. To review, the Xiaomi Mi A1 was propelled in September 2017 with Android 7.1 Nougat, with the telephone getting an Android 8.0 Oreo refresh in January this year. Some portion of Google’s Android One program, the Xiaomi Mi A1 is ensured to get real Android refreshes till two years after dispatch. We can anticipate that the cell phone will get the forthcoming Android P refresh not long after its steady discharge in the not so distant future.

As we said, the Android 8.1 Oreo refresh for the Xiaomi Mi A1 that is at present taking off will wipe your SMS messages history, something the organization itself recognizes through an arbitrator on the declaration post. Clients are likewise detailing the issue on Twitter and MIUI gatherings, and the issue shows up when the Messages application is swiped up from Recents tab out of the blue after the refresh. There is at present no fix for the bug from Xiaomi, past moving down and reestablishing after the wipe. A confided in SMS reinforcement and reestablish application can be found here. We have connected for a remark and will refresh the story in like manner. In this manner, we’d exhort alert before squeezing the refresh catch.

Explaining on the changelog of the refresh, the most recent OTA on the Mi A1 brings the June security fix and another power menu format. With the refresh, the show demonstrates a tint when control menu is open, Settings/System UI subject adjusts to shade of the backdrop, sound quality is guaranteed to be better, and the launcher gets a refresh. To download and introduce the OTA, go to Settings > About Phone > System Updates. You ought to consequently get the refresh; if not, tap on Check for Updates. In the event that, regardless of that, there are no OTA refreshes accessible, clients can refresh their Google Play Services structure to v12.2.09 or higher, from here. You can then again download the Fastboot ROM with a record size of around 1.2GB, however totally wipes the cell phone – a reinforcement will be required. This ROM will likewise require an opened bootloader.

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