After waiting for a couple of months, Xiaomi has finally released the much-awaited Android 10 update for the Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite units that bumps up a new software version V22.214.171.124.QDLMIXM. Previously, it was alleged that Android 10 development hasn’t in the process for the Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite and so many interested users have disappointed with it. But as the new year has started, the rumors are clearing. Now, you can download and install Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite Android 10 update by following this guide.
It’s also worth mentioning that plenty of Mi A2 Lite (Codenamed as Daisy) users have also signed a petition on Change.org platform for getting the official Android 10 update. The demand has finally come in handy and Xiaomi has geared up the Android 10 development for the Mi A2 Lite units. Meanwhile, we’ve also shared an article where we’ve mentioned that the Android 10 for Mi A2 Lite is on its way as the company has also released kernel source code for Mi A2 Lite (Android Q).
Now, the latest official Android 10 update for the Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite brings the build number V126.96.36.199.QDLMIXM and rolling out via OTA in a phased manner. Therefore, it will take a few days or more to hit all the units completely. The update also brings system-wide dark mode, navigation gestures, privacy control, FM Radio improvements, and more.
Check OTA Update
If in case, you don’t want to wait further, you can manually search for the latest available firmware update notification on your handset. In order to do that, head over to the phone Settings > System > System Update.
If there is a new update available, just grab it. Make sure to charge the battery more than 50% and connect your device to a Wi-Fi network if possible.
Steps to Install Android 10 update on Mi A2 Lite [V188.8.131.52.QDLMIXM]
If in case, you’re not receiving the latest firmware OTA update notification on your device, you can manually install the firmware update by following the full-depth guide below. Ensure to follow all the requirements and download links below before flashing the firmware.
- This firmware is exclusive for the Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite devices.
- Maintain at least 50% of the battery level on your device.
- A PC/Laptop and a USB cable are required.
- Take a full device data backup (No Root).
- Download all the necessary files or tools or drivers on your computer.
Instructions to Install:
Make sure to follow all the requirements and download all the necessary files/tools properly. Now, you can follow the below full guide to install the Android 10 Stable ROM on your Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite (V184.108.40.206.QDLMIXM).
Flashing the TWRP Flashable Zip
Step-1 Unlock the bootloader on your Mi A2 Lite
Step-2 First you must have TWRP recovery installed on the Mi A2 Lite. Through TWRP we will flash the ROM zip file
Step-3 Download and move the flashable ROM file into your phone storage.
Step-4 You have to enter your device into Recovery Mode.
Step-5 If you have backed up your device data then it’s great. Otherwise, you can create a Nandroid backup.
Step-6 In the TWRP main screen tap on Install. Then browse for the ROM zip file and select it.
Step-7 Swipe to confirm and Swipe again to flash.
Step-8 Now Wipe Cache and Dalvik Cache.
Step-9 Finally you have to Reboot the device.
Now, let’s see if there is a fastboot OTA zip then how we can flash it.
How to Install the Fastboot ROM.?
- Download the fastboot firmware zip file.
- Extract the file with .bat extension file from the ROM zip file.
- You will need ADB and fastboot for this process. So, install it from the link given above.
- Now enter the Mi A2 Lite into Fastboot mode by pressing Power + Vol Down Button at a time.
- Then connect the device to the PC/Laptop
- In the fastboot, select the ROM file with .bat extension and flash it.
You can also upgrade your Mi A2 Lite to the latest security patch by ADB sideloading the OTA zip file. Check out our guide given below to know more about that.Simple guide to ADB Sideload OTA zip on Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite
We hope this guide was helpful to you and you’ve installed or updated the stable Android 10 update on your Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite variant successfully. If you’ve any queries, let us know in the comments below.
Source: Mi Community