Before you figure out how to install a custom ROM on a Xiaomi MiA1 you would want to ask the question why would you want to do that. After all the MiA1 is an Android One phone. Which effectively means it runs stock android. So why waste time and install another custom ROM on the device?
That is a good question. I did it because of the following reasons.
1. It was possible.
2. MiA1 is from the house of Xiaomi so the stock ROM is a bit of a misnomer. The Chinese company does have a few tricks up its sleeve. There are a few Mi proprietary apps that come along with the phone. This includes the Mi Camera, the Mi remote control and the Feedback app. The camera on custom ROM’s has issues. The first thing I do when installing the default Mi ROM is I uninstall the remote and the disable the feedback app.
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