Xiaomi is offering free repairs for the Mi A3 that were bricked by the recent Android 11 update. The company last week rolled out a surprise Android 11 update to the handset in India. However, multiple users started reporting that their units were bricked after the update to the Android 11 update. Xiaomi has apologized for to the issue and halted the update. Now, the company has revealed that it will be offering free repairs to the Mi A3 units that are bricked due to the Android 11 update. Here’s what you need to know about the latest development on the Mi A3 Android 11 update
Xiaomi Mi A3 units will get free repairs
Multiple users reported that their Mi A3 units become useless once they updated to the latest Android 11 update. Some users also mentioned that Mi service centre is charging up to Rs 11,000 to fix this issue. Xiaomi has confirmed that the affected Mi A3 units will be repaired to free. The company says affected users can visit 2,000 plus service centres across the country to get fix this issue. Xiaomi says that the free repairs are valid for units which are within or beyond the warranty period.
“We are aware of the issue on some Mi A3 devices following a recent Android 11 update. We have since halted the rollout. We kindly request users who experience this issue to visit any of the 2,000 plus service centres across the country nearer to you wherein a solution will be provided for free unconditionally (within or beyond warranty). We regret the inconvenience this has brought about. As a brand committed to offering the best possible user experience, we will continuously improve our products and services,” Xiaomi said in a statement. The company has also halted the Android 11 update and there is no information when the update will roll out again for Mi A3.