How To Easily Flash Xiaomi Mi A2 / Mi 6X (Just Around 7 Minute)

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How To Easily Flash Xiaomi Mi A2 / Mi 6X

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How To Flash Xiaomi Mi A2  – Flashing is crucial for some user that have problem with their devices, something like bootloop, or dead phone. While these problem maybe can’t solved by flashing, it’s still worth to know an alternative to try fix it by yourself first. At this time I will give you an instructions how to flash Xiaomi Mi A2. You also can download all necessary file at down below.

Xiaomi finally inaugurated the middle-class smartphone ” Mi 6X ” in China. This smartphone will be present in variant of Android One with name “Mi A2” for global market. In terms of design, Mi 6X is made of aluminum unibody like its predecessor. An antenna line is positioned on the top and bottom side, while the fingerprint scanner is found on the side of the back.

The dual camera module is mounted vertically on the left side, resembling Redmi Note 5 Pro. Mi 6X (Mi A2) is fairly narrow with a thin body, weighing only 166 grams with a dimension of 158.9 x 75.9 x 7.6 mm.

Turning to the specification sector, the Mi 6X (Mi A2) is pretty robust with the Snapdragon 660 chipset from Qualcomm. There are several choices of storage and RAM that can be tailored to the needs. The most standard option is 4GB of RAM with 64GB of memory. Then there is also 6GB RAM with 64GB of memory, and 6GB of RAM with 128GB of memory.

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There is also a microSD slot for adding memory if it lacks. The camera matches a 12 megapixel Sony IMX486 sensor and a 20 megapixel Sony IMX376 sensor. Aperture of each F/1.75 with pixel width 1.25 and 1.0. The camera is claimed to be able to produce beautiful photos in all conditions, as well as enabling a qualified bokeh effect for the portrait mode.

Mi 6X (MI A2) became the first middle-class device from Xiaomi that eliminated the 3.5mm headphone jack connection. Too bad, the NFC connection feature also not embedded. Some other features and specifications include “Face Lock” support, a 3.010 mAh battery, and an Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with MIUI 9.5 interface for Mi6X.

For Mi A2, it should be pure Android OS from Google. Mi 6X is available in five color variants, include Black, Gold, Rose Gold, Blue and Red. The price starts from 253 US dollars (4GB / 64GB), 285 US dollars (6GB / 64GB), and 316 US dollars (6GB / 128GB). Not yet clear when this device will be present for MiFans all over the world.

Make sure you read it carefully everything I say before you applied to your Mi A2. Do it with your own risk.

Some problem that maybe fixed with flashing is: 

  • Xiaomi Mi A2 bootloop
  • Xiaomi Mi A2 forgot password. 
  • Xiaomi Mi A2 lost MIUI password.
  • Xiaomi Mi A2 restart continuously. 
  • Xiaomi Mi A2 hardbrick.

Actually, most of problem that occur above is from yourself, but still there is a little chance that is system fault. So I hope this guide to flashing can fixed all of your problem, Amen. But flashing is not only about fix a problem phone, you also can try another ROM via flashing.

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Some user prefer other ROM than an original one, just because they want a better experience. Alright, before we go ahead to flashing point, lets download some necessary file first.

Nama File Link
Stock ROM MIUI Xiaomi Mi A2 Download
USB Driver Xiaomi Mi A2 (adb) Download
Mi Flash Tool Download
Guide to Unlock Bootloader Xiaomi Mi A2

Beside that downloaded file, you also need to confirm that your phone already unlocked, otherwise you cannot should consider open that link above to know how to unlock bootloader your Mi A2. But I suggest to try check your bootloader first.

How To Check Bootloader Status Xiaomi Mi A2

First, you need to download adb file above and install to your PC. After done, open c:\adb then hold and press SHIFT + right-click on that folder. Choose open command window here to process. 

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Now turn off your phone and start to enter fastboot mode by press and hold volume down and power button together until your screen turn into picture like this. 

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Now finally connect your phone to your PC via USB cable and wait for your PC to read the phone. If it’s done, type this command to your cmd window to make sure your phone already connected:

fastboot devices

A random strings will show up if your phone is connected, if that happen then you can continue to type this command :

fastboot oem device-info

But if it’s turn out that your PC can’t read your phone, maybe you should to try reinstall adb drivers to your PC or wait a little longer and recheck by typing first command.

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Look at cmd screen, if Device unlocked: true then it’s mean your bootloader is already unlocked. While if the result show false, then your bootloader is still locked for now and you need to unlock it to finally begin flashing process.

Another reminder to fully backup your data first before continue.

How To Flash Xiaomi Mi A2

Now if you are sure your phone bootloader already unlocked, then start reading next instructions here. But reminder that the next step will probably erase all of your data, so I suggest you to do a full backup first before continue.

STEP #1. Install Xiaomi Mi A2 drivers and Mi Flash Tool that you are download back then.

STEP #2. Extract Stock ROM Xiaomi Mi A2 file to your PC.

STEP #3. Now open Mi Flash Tool and browse the location of your extracted Xiaomi Mi A2 ROM.

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STEP #4. You can pick another options at down-right side of the apps, and some of them are:

  • “flash_all” choose this option if you want to clean flash, mean all of your data and apps were gone. (recommended)
  • “flash_all_except_data_storage” choose this option if you want to flash without losing your data, only your apps.
  • “flash_all_lock” choose this option if you want a clean flash then bootloader will be locked again.

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STEP #5. If you’re done to picking, now turn off your phone and enter fastboot mode by press and hold volume down and power button together. Then connect your phone to your PC via USB cable.

STEP #6. Wait a second and hit repeat at Mi Flash Tool so the apps can read your phone.

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STEP #7. If your phone has been detected, now hit flash to begin flashing. Wait until process end and your Mi A2 should restart by itself. Please note that restart process will be a little longer than before.

Now if you are successfully unlocking bootloader and flash XiaomiMi A2, maybe you can try to root Xiaomi Mi A2. See you next time.

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