Mi A1 users watch out for the Oreo update. The Xiaomi Mi A1 Oreo update was scheduled for December end and here it is, the new OS was available for beta testers and now the stable version has started rolling out.

In case you have a Mi A1 handset just check out for the update notification, if you have got one then its probably the Oreo update. Now Mi A1 is using stock Android and the interface is pretty normal / basic with not much of a customization option.

With Android Oreo 8.0 running on Mi A1, the UI might look a little different. It is already officially confirmed that the Mi A1 devices will get Oreo update in fact the update has already been rolled out in phased manner.

It is however important that the last update on your Xiaomi Mi A1 should be the Version 7.12.19. If you are using older version then there will be this 7.12.19 update that you will need to install and after this you will get the Android O update.

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Android Oreo will bring in new features like PIP picture in picture, adaptive icons, you can snooze individual notifications and more.

If you have the Xiaomi Mi A1 handset with you check out if you get the Oreo. In case you have already updated then let us know, how the performance is with the new OS.

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  1. Hi I’m using Mi A1 after updating the Oreo version,the Jio calls are not support….. I don’t know what’s the issue,can anyone say solution for this issue..

  2. Hi I’m using Mi A1 after updating the Oreo version,the Jio calls are not support….. I don’t know what’s the issue,can anyone say solution for this issue..

  3. 2 day ago my mi A1 was showing update but now it is not showing…i manually checked on system update ..what should i do now to get update????
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  4. 2 day ago my mi A1 was showing update but now it is not showing…i manually checked on system update ..what should i do now to get update????
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  5. Has anyone noticed that internal memory is increased by around 4gb? Earlier it was around 50Gb now it’s around 54.09 gb available internal space. Gogi ji can you check that ?

    1. Now on My Mi A1 53.82GB free, but it depends on the apps you might have installed. I did a factory reset and then updated fresh.

  6. calls keep on freezing after updating the MiA1 Oreo update. graphics feature is good experiencing more issues while calling. its horrible

  7. Has anyone noticed that internal memory is increased by around 4gb? Earlier it was around 50Gb now it’s around 54.09 gb available internal space. Gogi ji can you check that ?

    1. Now on My Mi A1 53.82GB free, but it depends on the apps you might have installed. I did a factory reset and then updated fresh.

  8. calls keep on freezing after updating the MiA1 Oreo update. graphics feature is good experiencing more issues while calling. its horrible

  9. Hello, I have got the MI A1 last week, after one week of Stock Android experience, which was indeed a disappointment compared with MIUI (My Previous phone was Redmi Note 3), today got Android ‘O’, update. After updating, my Phone has become very slow, when I make a call, it takes atleast 10-15 sec. to hear ring tone, calls hangs some time. Not able to see much difference other than some layout/colour changes. I am not even getting PIP concept with the update. It may be some security enhancements and of course some bug fixes which is not making much differences in terms of user experience.

    What I observed form my usage is, it is not that much user friendly in terms of stock options [ I brought the phone after knowing it is Pure Android, but still not aware it is such pure:) ]. The non availability of inbuilt app for Security management (RAM and Cache Management), no screen capture option, data download/upload speed is not shown as there was an option with MIUI, Absence of Explorer, Not even calculator is pre installed etc.., I should say I am missing MIUI though further Android updates are promised, Don’t think it will make any difference.

    Thank You!

    1. That’s why mi a1 is not as successful as rn4. It may have pure stock android & get regular security updates, but the versatile features & user experience of miui is way better than stock android.

  10. Hello, I have got the MI A1 last week, after one week of Stock Android experience, which was indeed a disappointment compared with MIUI (My Previous phone was Redmi Note 3), today got Android ‘O’, update. After updating, my Phone has become very slow, when I make a call, it takes atleast 10-15 sec. to hear ring tone, calls hangs some time. Not able to see much difference other than some layout/colour changes. I am not even getting PIP concept with the update. It may be some security enhancements and of course some bug fixes which is not making much differences in terms of user experience.

    What I observed form my usage is, it is not that much user friendly in terms of stock options [ I brought the phone after knowing it is Pure Android, but still not aware it is such pure:) ]. The non availability of inbuilt app for Security management (RAM and Cache Management), no screen capture option, data download/upload speed is not shown as there was an option with MIUI, Absence of Explorer, Not even calculator is pre installed etc.., I should say I am missing MIUI though further Android updates are promised, Don’t think it will make any difference.

    Thank You!

    1. That’s why mi a1 is not as successful as rn4. It may have pure stock android & get regular security updates, but the versatile features & user experience of miui is way better than stock android.

  11. Hello, after updating Android 8.0.0, m facing with network issues, m using jio Sim and m not able to call from jio as well as it seems phone not responding and always APN for jio Sim will lost.

  12. Mobile data is not working after updating to Oreo. I tried flight mode On & Off but it did not help

  13. Irritating update always saying sim 2 is hf capable,what kind of notification is this.

    Also font size is very small

  14. Hello, after updating Android 8.0.0, m facing with network issues, m using jio Sim and m not able to call from jio as well as it seems phone not responding and always APN for jio Sim will lost.

  15. Mobile data is not working after updating to Oreo. I tried flight mode On & Off but it did not help

  16. Irritating update always saying sim 2 is hf capable,what kind of notification is this.

    Also font size is very small

  17. Updated to Oreo but not that great , lots of bugs , annoying notifications on every time you open any apps running background ….. need to have more improvements.

  18. Updated to Oreo but not that great , lots of bugs , annoying notifications on every time you open any apps running background ….. need to have more improvements.

  19. Redmi 5A में Oreo अपडेट आएगा या नहीं? अगर आने के चांस है तो कबतक?

  20. Happy New Year to Gogi Bhai and all Patrons of gogi.in
    Those who have received O, can anybody pls check and let me know if FM Radio has been made available yet!

      1. How to activate FM on MI A1

        There is FM in MI A1. At present ir is hidden. To activate FM , dial *#*#6484#*#* on your Xiaomi Mi A1, and it will open Hardware Test Mode on Your Device,
        Now Just Scroll Down to the Bottom and Your will find FMRadio option, Just tap on that, and it will ask to insert earphone, just plug in the earphone and navigate the channels with the backward and forward button appeared on your device

  21. Redmi 5A में Oreo अपडेट आएगा या नहीं? अगर आने के चांस है तो कबतक?

  22. Happy New Year to Gogi Bhai and all Patrons of gogi.in
    Those who have received O, can anybody pls check and let me know if FM Radio has been made available yet!

      1. How to activate FM on MI A1

        There is FM in MI A1. At present ir is hidden. To activate FM , dial *#*#6484#*#* on your Xiaomi Mi A1, and it will open Hardware Test Mode on Your Device,
        Now Just Scroll Down to the Bottom and Your will find FMRadio option, Just tap on that, and it will ask to insert earphone, just plug in the earphone and navigate the channels with the backward and forward button appeared on your device

    1. To be safe First backup all important data before clearing framework data…. because some apps may start misbehaving and loose data.

  23. Hi Gogi! We need to clear Google data services framework and restart the device. Then if we check for update manually then we will get the update. I have updated and it has fast charging capability as well now

  24. How is audio quality of mia1 as compared to Redmi note 4 via a good headphone? Somewhere heard that it’s an outstanding music phone, is it true?

    1. Better than Redmi Note 4… .it gives awesome audio quality via earphones.. I tried on seinheiser CX-275s & Boat Basshead 225….both gives outstanding audio which u never heard before

    2. it has dedicated amplifier for excellent sound quality that can drive large over the ear earphones. really miss this feature in my Mi max2.

  25. And we Note 3 users are still sitting on the fence for a Nougat update. Not that it’s tough to put a custom ROM. But… Why Mi.. Why!?

    1. Mi A1 is getting updated only because it is android one based. Mi based phones do not get more than one android upgrade.

    1. Go to settings -> Apps-> show system -> Google services framework and clear data . Check for update again manually and you will get the notification for Oreo !

      1. Thanks for the reply bro. But, as mi said, it will be delivered in batches. So, I am expecting batches in the sense every week or bi-weekly. Then it may take a lot of time to reach this update to a1 users.. Right???

        And one more thing, Usually we got security patches updates notifications normally. So, why we have to do this framework clear and restart phone… all these things…. to get the update…??? If I do this, is there any problem I am going to face for any future updates….I mean…not receiving security patch updates automatically….doing this framework clear….again and again….

        I am sorry for the long explanation… But I will be grateful to one and all who are going to answer my doubts……REALLY APPRECIATED and THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ANSWERING

        1. Framework reset will work. In my experience it will lead u to factory reset (OS will give trouble) , if u ok with then ur good to go.

          1. Yeah bro… I came to know that doing this will face issues (one of the google engineers told this)..

            I HIGHLY RECOMMEND EVERY Mi A1 USER NOT TO DO FRAMEWORK RESET….WILL FACE ISSUES IF DONE SO……

            REQUEST TO BE PATIENT A BIT MORE. WITHIN A WEEK EVERYONE WILL BE UPGRADED..

  26. Google service framework clear data worked for me. Manually checked now download update.

    1. To be safe First backup all important data before clearing framework data…. because some apps may start misbehaving and loose data.

  27. Hi Gogi! We need to clear Google data services framework and restart the device. Then if we check for update manually then we will get the update. I have updated and it has fast charging capability as well now

  28. How is audio quality of mia1 as compared to Redmi note 4 via a good headphone? Somewhere heard that it’s an outstanding music phone, is it true?

    1. Better than Redmi Note 4… .it gives awesome audio quality via earphones.. I tried on seinheiser CX-275s & Boat Basshead 225….both gives outstanding audio which u never heard before

    2. it has dedicated amplifier for excellent sound quality that can drive large over the ear earphones. really miss this feature in my Mi max2.

  29. And we Note 3 users are still sitting on the fence for a Nougat update. Not that it’s tough to put a custom ROM. But… Why Mi.. Why!?

    1. Mi A1 is getting updated only because it is android one based. Mi based phones do not get more than one android upgrade.

    1. Go to settings -> Apps-> show system -> Google services framework and clear data . Check for update again manually and you will get the notification for Oreo !

      1. Thanks for the reply bro. But, as mi said, it will be delivered in batches. So, I am expecting batches in the sense every week or bi-weekly. Then it may take a lot of time to reach this update to a1 users.. Right???

        And one more thing, Usually we got security patches updates notifications normally. So, why we have to do this framework clear and restart phone… all these things…. to get the update…??? If I do this, is there any problem I am going to face for any future updates….I mean…not receiving security patch updates automatically….doing this framework clear….again and again….

        I am sorry for the long explanation… But I will be grateful to one and all who are going to answer my doubts……REALLY APPRECIATED and THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ANSWERING

        1. Framework reset will work. In my experience it will lead u to factory reset (OS will give trouble) , if u ok with then ur good to go.

          1. Yeah bro… I came to know that doing this will face issues (one of the google engineers told this)..

            I HIGHLY RECOMMEND EVERY Mi A1 USER NOT TO DO FRAMEWORK RESET….WILL FACE ISSUES IF DONE SO……

            REQUEST TO BE PATIENT A BIT MORE. WITHIN A WEEK EVERYONE WILL BE UPGRADED..