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Mi A2

[Tips] MI A2: Fastboot ROM download, unlocking & Flashing tutorial

2018-10-22 14:32:38
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Dear MI fans,
Are you still excited about the newly released Mi A2 on July, 2018? Android One runs pure interface and with Google Play Protect and monthly security updates, Mi A2 is completely secure. Mi A2 runs Oreo and one of the first to get P.
Wanna know more about Mi A2? Check Here for more info about the new beast!

Here comes the detailed guide for unlocking and flashing of Mi A2. Please do read carefully before flashing your phone.


After you unlock the device, it will become less secure. Your personal data might be leaked or lost.
Please think twice before flashing your phone and do it at your own risk.

Unlocking Method
Some locked Mi Devices need to be unlocked before flashing. Choose one method below to unlock your phone before flashing.

Step 1
Download the Mi Unlock app From here

Step 2
Open the Mi Unlock app, then connect your phone to PC/Laptop
via a USB Type-C cable after entering fastboot mode.

Step 3
After the phone being identified by the unlocking tool, p
roceed the unlocking process.

To know more about unlocking Click here

Flashing Guide for Fastboot Update
Note: A Windows PC/laptop will be needed for the following steps. Make sure that your device is fully charged or has enough power for this process. All user data will be purged in this process. Please back up your data and think twice before proceeding.

Step 1
Download the Mi Flash Tool From here

Step 2
Fastboot 1576 MB

Step 3
Turn off the device. Press the Volume– key and the Power button at the same time to enter Fastboot mode. Then connect the device to the Windows PC/laptop via a USB Type-C cable.

Step 4

Decompress the downloaded ROM file and open the file folder for the decompressed ROM pack, then copy its path on the computer.

Step 5
Decompress the Mi Flash Tool downloaded in Step 1, and double click on it to install ( if there is security warning, select 'Run'). After installation is completed, open MiFlash.exe and paste into the address bar the ROM file folder path copied in the last step.

Click on the first button (circled out in yellow) to Refresh, and MiFlash should automatically recognize the device. Then click the second button (circled out in red) to flash the ROM file to the device.

Note : select clean all before flashing.

Clean all: All data and user configuration will be cleaned, and the lock state of the device is 'Unlocked' after flashing.

Step 6
Wait until the progress bar inside MiFlash turns fully green, which means the ROM has been successfully installed. Then your device should automatically boot to the new version. Please wait patiently until the flashing process fully completed.

Happy Flashing!                  


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Grand Master Bunny

Mahmud Af Nahin | from Redmi Note 5


thanks for sharing
2018-10-22 17:08:32

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Julfikar jim Author | from Redmi Note 5A


Mahmud Af Nahin
thanks for sharing

You are welcome
2018-10-22 20:19:00


Tanvir Ahammad | from Mi A1


Thanks for Share this
2018-10-22 23:34:00
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ATikUR_RaHMaN | from Redmi 4X


Thanks for sharing
2018-10-23 16:05:52

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NJ shanto | from Redmi S2


Thanks for sharing
2018-10-29 11:18:45
Hi Julfikar,

When I try to do these steps, I get an error in the Unlocker. 'Current account cannot unlock this device'. Do you know how to solve this?


2019-02-24 15:24:04
i am having trouble while flashing the latest ROM .
Please, help me how to overcome.
2019-03-07 13:20:06
Same Here Bluetooth error My MiA2 bricked with april 5 update
2019-04-06 13:56:26

Rookie Bunny

5196494306 | from mobile


Redmi 4fastboot rom
2019-04-25 23:57:06
Can I try this if system is in a boot loop?
2019-06-04 22:59:16
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