Vivo Y12s Software Update | PD2036F_EX_A_8.71.22 (January 2023)

vivo Y12s was launched in the year 2020 with Android 10 and FuntouchOS 11. This was an entry-level smartphone. The device is promised to receive Android 11.

However, it’s not a new case when some of the users haven’t received the latest firmware OTA update notification. Meanwhile, some of the Vivo Y12s owners also look for the stock ROM to install mostly. On this page, we will share all the latest Vivo Y12s software update details track.

As mentioned, the firmware OTA updates always rollout in batches region-wise which also depends on the server and carriers. So, it’s one of the common issues to not receive any OTA update notification. Therefore, some of the keen users may also miss out on the important or much-awaited updates in some cases. Now, if you also feel the same and have a doubt in mind that you’ve missed out on any important update or you want to manually install the stock firmware on your Vivo Y12s model, then the update tracker list with the software update guide will help you a lot.

vivo Y12s

Vivo Y12s: Device Overview:

The Vivo Y12s features a 6.51-inch IPS LCD panel with a standard refresh rate of 60Hz. It has a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. In terms of processing power, we get the Mediatek Helio P35, which is built on a 12nm manufacturing process. This is an octa-core processor that consists of four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.35 GHz and four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz.

Coming to the cameras, we have a dual-camera setup at the back and a single camera at the front. The back camera consists of a 13MP primary sensor paired with an f/2.2 lens and a 2MP depth sensor paired with an f/2.4 lens. As for the front, we have a single 8MP sensor paired with an f/1.8 lens. Both the front and the rear camera setup is only capable of shooting videos up to 1080p. The Vivo Y12s comes with Android 10 out of the box with Funtouch 11 OS skinned on top. An update to Android 11 is definite, though.

In terms of communications, we get Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and MicroUSB 2.0. And for sensors, we have a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, proximity, and compass. There are three storage options for the Vivo Y12s: 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage, 4GB RAM + 32GB of internal storage, 4GB RAM + 128GB of internal storage. And there is a dedicated microSDXC slot for storage expansion. Powering all of it is a 5,000 mAh cell that supports 10W standard charging. But this smartphone can also act as a power bank and reverse charge any other device at 5W. The smartphone is available in two color options: Glacier Blue and Phantom Black.

Vivo Y12s Software Update Tracker

Whenever a new official firmware update will be available for the Vivo Y12s model, we will keep updating the update tracker list here with the changelog and download links below.

Software Version Changelog


January 2023 Security patch

Android 12 Update



September/October 2022 Security patch


April/May 2022 Security patch


March 2022 Security patch


November 2021 Security patch


September 2021 Security patch


June 2021 Security patch


April 2021 Security patch


March 2021 Security patch
January 2021 Security patch

How to Check Software Update on Vivo Y12s

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 firmware 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 [Software update guide]

Now, let’s assume that you’ve successfully upgraded your Vivo Y12s device to the latest software version. Facing any issue with the software update guide? Comment below.


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