By | August 13, 2019
Redmi 6, Redmi 6A Start Receiving Android Pie-Based MIUI 10 Update in India, Users Report

Photo Credit: Mi India Forums

Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A users are finally getting Android 9 Pie

HIGHLIGHTS
  • The size of both updates is around 1.3GB each
  • The users in India can check for the update in Settings
  • The Android Pie update brings Dark Mode, face unlock for apps

Redmi 6₹ 7,175 and Redmi 6A₹ 5,999 users in India have reportedly started receiving the MIUI 10 update based on Android 9.0 Pie. The company, in April, revealed that it had suspended development of this update for the two phones. However, in June, the company changed its mind and announced that the two phones will indeed be upgraded to Android Pie. Now, the users are sharing screenshots on the forum confirming that the update is indeed arriving on their Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A units.

Redmi 6 users are receiving the MIUI 10.4.1.0.PCGMIXM update, whereas the Redmi 6A users are getting the MIUI 10.4.1.0.PCBMIXM update. Both the updates bump Android version to Android 9.0 Pie. According to the screenshots shared on the Mi India forums, the Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A updates are around 1.3GB in size.

If you haven’t been notified yet, we recommend you check in Settings to see if you’ve received the update or not. Install the update over a good Wi-Fi network and while the phone is on charge. It is important to note here that like all updates, the Android Pie update for Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A is also likely rolling out in batches and it might take at least a few days to reach everyone. So, if you don’t immediate the update on your phone, don’t worry, you will get it soon.