New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on July 15, 2020) follows:

Xiaomi does not really have the best track record for providing timely software updates. The company usually pushes out major software updates over the span of a year or more for all eligible phones.

At present, the rollout of Android 10 as well as the MIUI 12 skin is underway for various eligible devices. A few days ago, the Redmi Note 8 Pro began receiving the MIUI 12 Global Stable update based on Android 10.

Now it’s time for Redmi Y3 users to rejoice since the Android 10 update for it is finally rolling out. Moreover, this is a stable update and not a beta version. It comes as the software version V11.0.1.0.QFLCNXM. At the moment, it is only available on Redmi Y3 units in China.

Redmi Y3

It is available as a standard OTA update and users should be receiving the update notification. If for some reason you rather install it manually, we’ve provided the download link below.

Here are the details and the download link for the update:

  • Device: Redmi Y3
  • Codename: ONCLITE
  • Branch: Stable
  • Region: China
  • MIUI version: V11.0.1.0.QFLCNXM
  • Android version: 10

Now that the update is available in China, it shouldn’t take much time to release globally. The Android 10 update brings a host of new features and improvements. Most of the major changes come in the form of user privacy enhancements and other improvements. Of course, Xiaomi brings its own set of features with MIUI updates.

As usual, we will track the rollout and will post an update once the global stable Android 10 update is released for the Redmi Y3. In the meantime, you can check out our MIUI 12 update tracker to know when the latest skin arrives on your device.

Update 1 (August 8)

Xiaomi has released the kernel source code for the Redmi Y3 along with the Redmi 7. The kernel source code for both devices has been merged as one. See the full story here.

Update 2 (February 24)

Following a Chinese rollout, the Indian Redmi Y3 has now bagged the Android 10 update that is still based on MIUI 11 but comes with the latest February security patch. Download link has been given below.

  • Device: Redmi Y3
  • Codename: onc
  • Branch: Beta stable recovery
  • Region: India
  • MIUI version:
  • Android version: 10
    • Download: Link
    • MD5: c57a7153398d85480da0d1821acfafb4

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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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