This story is being continuously updated…. New updates are being added at the bottom…..

Original story (published on July 5) follows:

The Xiaomi Mi ‘A’ series was launched to give users the opportunity to try out stock Android as part of the Android One program. This should mean that the devices receive major OS updates before most other Android smartphones. However, for the most part, this has been far from the truth.

Mi A3 users have witnessed a bunch of failed Android 10 updates after the update was pulled back multiple times. Thankfully, a more stable version rolled out a couple of months ago and keeps improving with subsequent updates. The latest brought the June security patch.

Mi A3
Xiaomi Mi A3

Xiaomi Mi A3 call recording feature available

Not only does the update bring the new security patch, but it also brings the much-awaited call recording feature. This was a highly requested feature and finally, Xiaomi delivered the option to Mi A3 users.

This information has also been confirmed by users who have received the call recording feature on the Mi A3, albeit with some issues while trying to use it. You can take a look at some early reports below:


As you can see by these early reports, some users are running into issues while trying to use the call recording feature on the Mi A3. At present, it’s not clear whether the issue is widespread or affecting only a select few.

Just a couple of weeks ago, the company also brought the feature to the Mi A2 with the June security update. Furthermore, according to a Xiaomi mod, the feature is also available on the Mi A2 Lite, however, this claim is yet to be backed up by user reports.


Nonetheless, with the feature now rolled out for the Mi A series devices, we can expect to see it make its way on to other Xiaomi smartphones. Speaking of updates, you can visit our MIUI 12 update tracker to keep track of the rollout for non-A series devices from the company.

Update 1 (July 8)

The call recording feature for the Mi A3 is limited to beta testers in India. Head here for more details.

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Dwayne Cubbins
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My fascination with Android phones began the moment I got my hands on one. Since then, I've been on a journey to decode the ever-evolving tech landscape, fueled by a passion for both the "how" and the "why." Since 2018, I've been crafting content that empowers users and demystifies the tech world. From in-depth how-to guides that unlock your phone's potential to breaking news based on original research, I strive to make tech accessible and engaging.

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