Last updated on January 12th, 2018 at 03:56 pm
Updated on January 12, 2017: Xiaomi released the latest beta oreo update for Xiaomi Mi A1 with build number OPR1.170623.026.8.1.10. Along with Oreo features, the update also comes with latest January Security Patch along with bug fixes and improvements.
Xiaomi launched the Mi A1 smartphone in India with Android One. It came out of the box with Android 7.1.1 Nougat. The device started receiving the Android Oreo beta update through a public beta test for at least a week. Xiaomi had promised to deliver the Android Oreo stable build before the end of 2017. It looks like they started sending the stable Oreo update for Xiaomi Mi A1 with build OPR1.170623.026.7.12.29. Now you can install the stable build v7.12.29 on your phone.
Xiaomi Mi A1 is the first smartphone to join the Google’s reboot Android One project. Xiaomi and Google promised this device to receive Android O (Oreo) and Android P in future. The smartphone comes with 5.5-inch full HD display with a screen resolution of 1080p. It is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor clubbed by 4GB of RAM. It has 64GB internal storage and can also be expanded via microSD card. Xiaomi Mi A1 sports a dual two 12MP camera in the rear and on the front it has 5MP selfie camera. It is backed by 3080mAh battery.
The update with build number OPR1.170623.026.7.12.29 is rolling out via OTA (Over the air). It is sent via phase-wise manner and it may take a while to reach every user. To receive this update, you must be running Stock firmware with v7.12.19 (Android N) to get this v7.12.29 (Android O) update, which is rolling out in batches for all the users. The update weighs 1107MB in Size via OTA.
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To recap, Android Oreo is the latest iteration of Android OS after Android Nougat. The latest features of Android Oreo includes New app notifications, notification dots on app icons, picture-in-picture mode, Android Instant App compatibility, Auto-fill (like on Chrome), Better copy and paste, Faster Android behind the scenes, Better battery life with more advanced Doze mode, and more.
Features of Android Oreo:
- Notifications Channels
- Picture In A Picture
- Multi-Display Support
- Keyboard Navigation
- Background Limits
- New Wi-Fi Features
- Better Icons
- Auto Fills
Steps to Install OPR1.170623.026.7.12.29 Oreo Update for Xiaomi Mi A1 (v7.12.29)
- First of All, you must be running v7.12.19 (Android N) to get this v7.12.29 (Android O) update.
- Now you can manually check the OTA update, Go to Settings –> About Phone –> Software Update.
- If you have the update of Android Oreo for Xiaomi Mi A1. then hit the install button to start upgrading to the latest version of Android Oreo v7.12.29
- Once you install it, you can reboot your phone. Enjoy Stable Android Oreo on Xiaomi Mi A1.
In case if you still not received any update, then don’t worry! We have the official download link to enjoy the v7.12.27 on your phone. The update comes with build number OPR1.170623.026. Enjoy! Thanks to JamFlux, XDA senior member for sharing this file and guide to installation.
Download ROM here
Full Firmware – v7.12.29 Fastboot ROM
Download Full Firmware with v7.12.27
How to Install Android Oreo ROM under unlocked bootloader:
- Download and Install ABD Fastboot Tool on your PC
- Now Unpack the MiA1-Tool-Flasher-Oreo.7z tool
- Reboot your Mi A1 to Fastboot mode by pressing and holding Volume + Power button.
- Execute the file called Rom-Flasher.bat
- Select one of 3 flashing options (option 2 for avoiding conflicts, data will be erased)
- That’s it! Enjoy Oreo ROM on Xiaomi Mi A1.
I hope this guide was helpful to install OPR1.170623.026.7.12.29 Stable Oreo Update for Xiaomi Mi A1 (v7.12.29).
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