Vivo launched the V20 (2021) series a few months back. Prior to this, Vivo launched the Vivo V20 SE smartphone, which is a mid-range smartphone that packs a year-old Snapdragon 665 processor. The phone came with Android 10 out of the box with FuntouchOS 11 on top.
Today Vivo has finally rolled the Android 11 update to the Vivo V20 SE in India with software version PD2038F_EX_A_6.71.0. The update brings FuntouchOS 11.1 to the top with all the Android 11 features and customization. In this guide, we will show you how to install the Android 11 firmware file manually on Vivo V20 SE.
Vivo V20 SE – Device Overview
Vivo V20 SE is a mid-range device that is powered by the Snapdragon 665 processor and is coupled with 8GB of RAM. It comes with a 6.44-inch display with a 1080P Full HD+ display. There is a water-drop notch at the front of the display that houses the 32MP selfie camera.
The Vivo V20 SE offers 128GB of onboard storage which also has a dedicated microSD card slot. Talking about the rear camera, there is a triple camera setup with a 48MP primary lens, 8MP ultrawide, and 2MP depth sensor. The phone is capable of recording 1080P@30fps. The fingerprint scanner is placed inside the display of the screen. The Vivo V20 SE is juiced by a 4100 mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging.
Download Vivo V20 SE Android 11 (FuntouchOS 11.1) Update
Here you can download the official Android 11 for the Vivo V20 SE based on FuntouchOS 11.1.
|PD2038F_EX_A_6.71.1||April 2021 security patch|
|PD2038F_EX_A_6.71.0||March 2021 security patch|
Check Software Update:
Before going to the manual firmware upgrade process, if you feel that your device isn’t receiving the OTA update notification for a while, then you can check for the software update manually. In order to do this:
Go to the device Settings > System updates. It will search for the software update and you will get notified if a new update is available on your device. Simply grab the Android 11 version by downloading and installing it.
Additionally, it’s recommended to maintain the phone charge at least up to 50%-60% and connect your device to Wi-Fi for a faster and stable download.
Update Guide: How to Flash Vivo Firmware on your device
How to Install Vivo V20 SE Android 11 (FuntouchOS 11.1) Update
Before installing Android 11 on your Vivo V20 SE, you should download the firmware flash file. Then download and install the USB Drivers and flash tool on the PC as well. Once you’re done with these, you can proceed to the steps below.
- Supported device: Vivo V20 SE PD2038F
- Make sure to charge your device more than 50%
- You need a PC or Laptop with a USB cable.
- Take a complete backup using any method given below
- Download Flash Tool: Download AFTool | QFil Flash Tool or QPST Flash tool
- Download Drivers: Qualcomm USB Drivers and Vivo USB Drivers
Method 1: Instructions to Install via QFIL Tool:
Method 2: Instructions to Install via MSM Download tool:
- Download the MSM Download tool, firmware, and drivers on your PC.
- Now install the USB drivers
- Place the MSM download tool and firmware in the same folder
- Open the MSM download tool and connect your device to PC/Laptop
- Once you connect, it will automatically load the firmware, if not select it manually.
- Click on the start button and wait patiently to complete the installation process.
- Once it is done! remove your device from your PC. That’s it!
That’s it, guys. We hope that you’ve installed Android 11 on your Vivo V20 SE device successfully. Feel free to ask in the comments below for any queries.
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