• September 2019
 

Android 10 for Redmi K20 Pro is here. Xiaomi is Leading in delivering Android updates!

 
 

This post was last updated on September 9th, 2019 at 03:35 am

It is very interesting to see the Android 10 update for Redmi K20 pro came on the same day on which it is released for Google Pixel devices. This clearly shows that this time Xiaomi is aggressive to bring the latest Android 10 software update at least to its flagship device.

This time along with Xiaomi, Essential has also released the Android 10. This sends a very positive sign to the consumers that Xiaomi cares to bring the latest Android updates as early as possible. It will be noteworthy to see what Xiaomi will do with other devices in the same context, and also, when other OEMs are going to bring the Android 10 to their devices.

Redmi K20 Pro Android 10 Update

Download Android 10 for Redmi K20 Pro

MIUI 10.4.4.0 Android 10 for Redmi K20 Pro China
MIUI 10.4.7.0 Android 10 for Redmi K20 Pro India

How to update Redmi K20 Pro to Android 10

Keep it in mind that the Redmi K20 Pro Android 10 update has only come for China and India version of the phone as noted by XDA. So, if you are a Redmi K20 Pro owner from other region, probably you can only flash via the fastboot method, but be sure to proceed with extreme caution!

There are two ways by which you can update Android 10 on Redmi K20 Pro, as following:

Automatic OTA update of Android 10 for Redmi K20 Pro:

– Check for an update that might have been pushed via an OTA. Do the following to see if you have got an update.


Go to Settings > About Phone > System Update > Check for Updates

– If there is an Android 10 update available for your phone, then follow the on screen instructions to install Android 10 on Redmi K20 Pro.

Manual fastboot update to install Android 10 on Redmi K20 Pro:

– If you have not got any automatic update, then, download the above Android 10 update for Redmi K20 Pro and flash the images using fastboot method.

Follow the below step by step guide to install Android 10 on Redmi K20 Pro using fastboot method. But before going to do so, make sure you are aware of what you are doing.

MANUALLY INSTALLING THIS ANDROID 10 ON REDMI K20 PRO WILL DELETE ALL THE FILES PRESNT ON YOUR PHONE. MAKE SURE TO BACK UP ALL THE FILES AND ALL THE SYSTEM FIRMWARE IMAGES.

IT IS ALSO POSSIBLE THAT IF ANTI ROLLBACK PROTECTION IS ENABLED YOU MIGHT NOT BE ABLE TO ROLLBACK TO LOWER MIUI VERSION!
IT IS ALSO POSSIBLE THAT THIS MAY BRICK YOUR PHONE AND THE PHONE MAY NOT START AT ALL.

I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANYTHING IN THIS MATTER!

If you are trying to flash this Android 10 on a Europe or other international variant of Redmi K20 Pro then probably you have to first flash the Chinese or Indian latest Android Pie based MIUI 10 firmware.

If you don’t know what to do, you can always ask in the forum on this website or on XDA or on MIUI forum regarding this.

  1. Download and install the MiFlash Utility for Windows OS
  2. Download the MIUI Fastboot ROM zip file for your device from the above download links provided and unzip (extract the files).
  3. Put your phone into fastboot mode. (Power off the device. Press and hold both the Power button and the Volume Down button)
  4. Open the MiFlash utility, Click on browse and then select the unzipped MIUI Fastboot ROM directory.
  5. First click on the Refresh button, which should automatically recognize your Xiaomi device.
  6. Now click on the Flash button on the MiFlash utility.

That’s all. If things did go well, then you will have a working Android 10 on Redmi K20 Pro. For more updates on Redmi K20 Pro or LineageOS 17 for Redmi K20 Pro, stay tuned to the Redmi K20 Pro LineageOS forum.

 

About the Author

A Software Engineer by profession who has worked for few big organizations; such as: Broadcom, Cypress Semiconductor, LSI Corporation, Toshiba, Western Digital; on various cutting edge technologies and product lines, such as: RAID storage Driver, SSD firmware, Wi-fi firmware etc. Having more than 8 years of experience in software engineering domain.

   
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