Updated on January 21, 2022: Today Xiaomi rolled MIUI 12.5 based on Android 10 update for the Redmi 7A with build number V18.104.22.168.QCMINXM.
Updated on January 08, 2021: Today Xiaomi rolled MIUI 12 update for the Redmi 7A with build number V22.214.171.124.QCMINXM. The update is still based on Android 10.
Updated on October 22, 2020: Xiaomi Redmi 7A received the October 2020 security patch update with build number V126.96.36.199.QCMINXM.
Updated on August 20, 2020: After rolling the Android 10 update to Redmi 7A, Xiaomi now rolled the August 2020 security patch for the Redmi 7A in India. The update is labeled with software version V188.8.131.52.QCMINXM and brings no major changes except for a security fix.
Updated on May 18, 2020: Today Xiaomi rolled MIUI 184.108.40.206 India Stable ROM for Redmi 7A based on Android 9.0 Pie. Here you can easily download and install the firmware update on your handset.
The new software update bumps up a new software version V220.127.116.11.PCMINXM which brings the April 2020 Android Security Patch Level with increased system security and new app lock support for all applications. The April 2020 patchset fixes a major security vulnerability in the media framework that could enable a remote attacker by executing an arbitrary code on your device. In order to upgrade your Redmi 7A Indian variant to this software version, you should check OTA updates.
Manually Check Software Update (OTA)
Most of smartphone OEMs always try to push the firmware update via OTA in batches according to the region server and mobile carriers. So, it may not be possible for all the Redmi 7A Indian variant users to receive the OTA update notification at the same time. In this case, if you don’t want to wait further, you can easily check for the OTA update on your handset via Settings > About phone > Software update.
Alternatively, you can directly go to the Software Updater app on your device and check for the same. If the new April 2020 patch is available, just grab it. Make sure to connect your handset to a Wi-Fi network and the battery should be charged more than 50% minimum.
Downloads and Changelog:
How to Install MIUI 18.104.22.168 India Stable ROM for Redmi 7A (onclite)
Installing the stock ROM or upgrading the MIUI version on Xiaomi devices is comparatively easy. But you should follow all the pre-requirements and downloads below before proceeding.
- Supported for: Xiaomi Redmi 7A (onclite) Indian variant only. The device should be running on stock ROM to apply the update.
- Requires: A PC/Laptop and a USB cable.
- Backup: Take a full Backup of Phone Data at first to keep the important files safe.
- Charge: Keep your device charged more than 50%.
- Mi Flash Tool – Download and Install it on your PC
- Download ADB and Fastboot Tools on your computer
- Download Xiaomi USB Drivers and install it on the PC
Instructions to Install:
We assume that you’ve followed the downloads and requirements properly. Now, you can proceed to install MIUI 22.214.171.124 India Stable ROM on Redmi 7A. Check out the guide link below along with a video tutorial as well.Guide to Install MIUI ROM on Xiaomi Device [Recovery/Fastboot]
You can check out our full-depth tutorial video as well:Video Guide on Steps to Flash Xiaomi Device using Fastboot Method
We hope that you’ve updated or installed the latest MIUI version on your Redmi 7A (onclite) successfully. Feel free to ask in the comments below for any queries.