Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo update Now Rolling OutMi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo update Installing guide
Xiaomi is now rolling out the Android 8.0 Oreo update for the Mi A1 phone in India. Xiaomi Mi A1 is getting the stable build of Android 8.0 Oreo. MI did not share any changelog for the update on the Mi Forum till now, but many users on social media tech groups uploaded their screenshots showing the update. They announced the update through a tweet posted from their official Twitter handle. Xiaomi says the update will be in batches, So every Mi A1 user will not receive the update right away.
As per an official post on Xiaomi’s MIUI Forums, users need to first install software version 7.12.19 (Android Nougat) on their Mi A1 to receive the OTA update to Android Oreo (version 7.12.29). The update is just over 1GB (1107.4MB) and includes the December Android security patch alongside other new features.
Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo update: A closer look
Finally Android Oreo Stable is rolling out for Mi A1. It comes with plenty of changes, spanned across revamped looks to under the hood changes. While there’s so much more to explore, for a start here are all the important changes we have listed out for you.Highlights
- Picture-in-Picture mode: continue watching a video or take a video call while performing other tasks
- Improved notifications: includes ability to snooze notifications
- Adaptive icon
Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo update Install.
This an Over-The-Air update and the user can just go to theSettings App>System> System Update and hit install.
User Interface Changes
App Drawer Improvements
Now you can swipe up to open up the app drawer from anywhere on the screen, you are no longer required to initiate the swipe from the dock at the bottom of the screen.
Light UI: Notification Shade & Quick Toggles
The dark notification shade and quick toggles are now gone, Android Oreo introduces a Light UI for notification shade and quick toggles
If an app has anything new to show you, a long tap on the app icon on the home screen will bring up a menu, with last recent notification, important shortcuts along with app’s widgets and ‘app info’ on top. Enable it from settings – apps & notifications – notifications – allow notifications dots and then, enable for each apps’ notification settings in app info.
Using Notification Channels feature apps can now create different categories for notifications. Do note that apps need to enable this first. A long tap on the actual notification on notification drawer will bring up a special menu, by using which you’ll be able to control the priority and visibility of each type of notification posted by that app.
Taking a step further from Android N’s split screen feature, Oreo introduces Picture-in-Picture mode. Where once apps enable this, they can display the content over a floating window while performing other tasks, a useful addition to watching videos or for video calls. Currently, VLC and YouTube (needs YouTube Red) have this feature live.
Remember how Chrome pushes the stored information like credit card no, addresses, credentials etc. and fill up the relative information fields? Oreo introduces one such feature extending the same capability with Autofill Framework, allowing apps to create and maintain their own list of auto-fill data and then populate it when required.
You can change setting from the ‘Autofill service’ in Languages & input in settings. Currently, Google’s service is the only option until other apps start taking advantage of this feature. It already uses passwords saved using Smart Lock in Chrome.
Snooze Individual Notifications
Sooner or later, an inappropriate notification will ding when you don’t have time to deal with it. Oreo has a special feature to deal with it, Swipe right (not too much though) on the notification and then tap the icon (clock one) to snooze it. By default it will be snoozed for 1 hour, click on ‘time’ to change it.
Android Oreo introduces ‘Night Light’ mode which you can now activate it automatically based on customizable time and also change the intensity of it.
Whatsapp Payments: Everything You Need To Know
Whatsapp is a messenger application that millions of people use. But now they have launched the popular UPI payment system in their app. Through the UPI system, WhatsApp making a challenge to current UPI apps. Their biggest advantage is their huge user base in India. Are you curious about how WhatsApp Payments work? Here’s how we can configure WhatsApp payments and everything you need to know about it.
Whatsapp payment feature is available to select users right now. You must have the latest version of Whatsapp on your mobile. That’s Version 2.18.22 in iPhone and v2.18.41 in Android. First, open any WhatsApp chat window and check for Payments option in Settings. If you have that option, Great you can now access the Whatsapp Payment Feature. We are providing latest apk version link below for Android users
Let’s Get Started
- Open Settings>Payments inside Whatsapp
- Now Open Bank Accounts and select the Add New Account Option
- Tap Accept and Continue
- Click on Verify Via SMS and follow the instructions on the screen (NOTE: Same as other UPI apps, You must have bank registered mobile number in your handset)
- Select Your Bank and after SMS sent you can see your account connected to your selected Bank just Tap on It
- If you have multiple accounts linked to the same number select the accounts you need one by one.
HOW TO MAKE PAYMENTS?
You will have to enable your UPI Account which is linked with your bank account number and that account number will be linked with your mobile number which must be on your mobile obviously. GUIDE is already posted above.
- After enabling UPI
- TAP on Attachement>Payment
- Enter the amount of money which you want to send and then write a note if you want ( eg. RENT ..)
And the money will be sent immediately
WHAT IS THE LIMIT OF A TRANSACTION?
At a time on WhatsApp, you can send maximum of 5000RS. You cannot send anything more than 5000 as of now. whereas when it comes to Google Tez it supports payments up to 99,999Rs. So that is the limitation of WhatsApp, Whatsapp may lift the transaction limit in future, But right now it 5000 as of February 2018. When Whatsapp increase the transaction we will update the same here.
HOW WILL BE THE MONEY TRANSFERRED?
Will it stay in my WhatsApp wallet or something like that?
Never. Because when it comes to UPI there is no wallet involved. If I am transferring money to my friend, Money will be transferred from my Bank Account to that person’s Bank Account. WhatsApp will not store any type of payments
HOW MUCH TIME WILL IT TAKE FOR THE MONEY TRANSFER TO TAKE PLACE?
It will take 5 to 10 Seconds only. UPI Payments are extremely fast as compared to NEFT Payments which can take few hours. UPI Payments is we Personally prefer and that is we are using
IS WHATSAPP UPI PAYMENTS IS SAFE?
When it comes to any UPI Transaction there is one UPI Pin that will be known only to you. So do not keep UPI Pin as your birthday,123456 or anything of that sort. Don’t choose easy pin at all. Do keep your UPI pin very safe do not message that to someone else. Anyways if someone wants to hack your UPI Payments Application they will need access to your device, sim card. Because a message will be sent from your device itself and UPI cannot be activated from a device does not have the same SIM Card which the Bank Account is linked. So UPI Payments is completely safe. Just make sure that you keep your UPI Pin something which is little bit awkward and very difficult.
WHAT IF MY BANK IS NOT LISTED?
When it comes to setting up UPI you have to select your bank. Nationalised Banks such as SBI, HDFC, ICICI all these banks are listed also many small banks are also listed over there but when it comes to some urban banks like Grameen bank they may not be listed on the UPI payments. Unfortunately, if the Bank is not listed, You Won’t be able to use the UPI feature in any Application. But Majority of good banks are present over there
If you still have any more doubts, issues, or queries regarding WhatsApp payments which I not mentioned in this article. Do let me know that in the comment section below I will try my best to answer your question
[Revealed] Jio Republic Day 2018 Offer : Rs.50 Lower Price & 50% More Benefit
[Revealed] Jio Republic Day 2018 Offer: Rs.50 Lower Price & 50% More Benefit
Hi Cyber4Geeks Readers. Jio announced their new offer 3 days before Republic Day 2018. Jio already revised their plans on New Year 2018 and launched new plans of 1.5GB Data/Day and increased validity of some plans. And now JIO came up with their new attractive offer especially for guys who are upset with their 1GB limit.
Under the New JIO Republic Day 2018 Offer, Their 1 GB plans of Rs. 149, Rs. 349, Rs. 399 and Rs. 449 has been revised and now customer will get 50% more data than earlier. ie: 1.5GB/Day. Under this Jio Happy NewYear 2018 Offer, they don’t have 1GB plans. Likewise, the 1.5GB data daily plans will now offer 2GB of high-speed data per day. So customers get 0.5 GB Extra Dat with all of their 1.5 GB plans.So simply they withdrew their RS.299 as customers getting the same offer with RS.198 Recharge.
Check Each and Every Detail Below
Also In JIO Republic Day 2018 Offer, Customers will get 2GB DATA for the entire offer period on The Monthly Plan of RS.98, Earlier it was 150MB/Day. JIO doubles the validity Of RS.98 PLAN from 14 DAYS to 28 DAYS.
NOTE: Offer Starts from January 26, 2018. Customers who recharge before the specific date will not get the offer, They Only GET the JIO HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018 OFFER Only.
Current Jio plans & Offers Prepaid | Postpaid [Latest]
Latest Jio Plans and Offers For Prepaid and Postpaid
Reliance Jio has announced their new plans offering 50% additional data than their existing plans. In latest Jio plans they slashed the prices of four of its plans by Rupees 50. We’ve added latest plans and offers from Jio. If you want to know the latest plans and best offers of Jio, this post will definitely help you. If you are not a Jio customer Here’s How To Port to Jio
Jio Latest Prepaid Plans Table
Jio Long Term Plans
Now with this latest Jio plans announcement, Rs. 199, Rs. 399, Rs. 459 and Rs. 499 plans will cost Rs. 50 less. All Jio plans will continue to offer free and unlimited local, STD and roaming calls and free SMSes within India. as top carriers, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular competing on their promotion, users are getting valuable offers from these networks
latest Jio plans 2019 – With Rs. 198, Rs. 398, Rs. 448 and Rs. 498 plan get 2 GB of 4G data per day and it will have a validity of 28 days, 70 days, 84 days and 91 days, respectively. If you need a document of Full prepaid plans you can download it from belowDownload Jio Prepaid Plan Vouchers Download Jio Top Up Plans Full Info
Jio Postpaid Plans
Jio Postpaid Offers Very low international calling & roaming charges. You can save up to 90% with Jio postpaid latest tariffs. Download Full details of Jio Postpaid Plans from here
Jio Postpaid Main Plan
Jio Postpaid Global ISD Pack
Note: These Revised Jio plans will be available to the Jio customers from Tuesday, 9th January 2018 onwards.
Terms and conditions
- Voice is truly free – no charge towards voice or the data used to make 4G voice calls.
- Prepaid tariffs are inclusive of all applicable taxes. Applicable taxes will be extra for all Postpaid tariffs plans.
- All customers will have the option to opt for Jio Prime membership upon subscription to any available Prepaid or Postpaid plan and payment of Rs. 99.
- For prepaid subscribers one month denotes 28 days and for Postpaid subscribers it denotes one bill cycle.
- The subscriber must have an active prepaid/Postpaid Plan to avail the additional benefits offered under Jio Prime.
- All Postpaid subscribers opting for Jio Prime are also required to opt for e-bill and autopay options.
- Unlimited SMS referred in the plan benefits will be capped at 100 free SMS per day in compliance with TRAI Regulations.
- Talktime mentioned in the Top-up voucher refers to a monetary value which can be used for availing chargeable services in respective plans.
- Unutilized free benefits will be forfeited at the end of validity.
- The above 4G plans can only be availed by customers possessing an LTE compatible device.
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