[Updated] Xiaomi responds to Mi A3 bricking issue | Will be repaired free of cost

[Updated] Xiaomi responds to Mi A3 bricking issue | Will be repaired free of cost

Mi A3

Previously we reported that Xiaomi Mi A3 was bricking after downloading & installing the latest Android 11 update which was released ahead of the new year. Since then users are consistently complaining on social media platforms that their device is not in a usable condition.

Xiaomi’s social media team was responding to users that they are aware of the issue & working to fix it. But at the same time users were claiming that after visiting the nearest service center they were not getting a positive response. Now, Xiaomi India has officially started to send out a press release regarding the bricking issue on Mi A3:


If you’re frustrated with this issue & looking for a solution then this is a piece of great news for you. As per a press release, what you have to do is, just visit the nearest service center of Xiaomi & they will be fixing your issue. This fix will be free of cost & unconditionally (even if your device is out of warranty).

Having a question regarding whether to to install a new update in their Mi A3 or not?

Well, Xiaomi has already paused the faulty rollout. We’ll let you know once a new & bug-free OTA update starts to roll out but till then don’t try to install anything manually on your own basis.

Update (January 7th): Xiaomi has now re-released a new Android 11 update for Mi A3 users. But it looks like some touch screen-related issues are present in the new one. Check out this article for more information.