How To Install Mi A3 November 2019 Security Patch (V10.3.9.0.PFQMIXM)

Xiaomi has started rolling out the latest Global Stable ROM update for the Mi A3 handset. It comes with the software version V10.3.9.0.PFQMIXM and based on Android 9.0 Pie. Additionally, the firmware update brings the latest November 2019 Security Patch that increases the system security and bug fixes. If you’re a Mi A3 Global Stable ROM user and want to upgrade your device without waiting for the OTA update, check out the full-depth guide on How To Install Mi A3 November 2019 Security Patch (V10.3.9.0.PFQMIXM).

The latest November 2019 Android Security Patch fixes a major vulnerability in the system component that could enable a remote attacker via a crafted file to execute the arbitrary code in an Android smartphone. However, there is no additional features added to this update. The software OTA (over-the-air) updates are rolling out in incremental mode. So, it can take a couple of days more for some of the users. Keep checking for OTA updates on a daily basis.

Manually Check for OTA Updates

In order to check for OTA updates manually, you have to go to your device. Open the Settings menu on your device > tap on the Software update > then select the Download and install option.

However, if you want to manually flash the software update on your Xiaomi Mi A3 device, we got you covered. Follow the full guide and all the requirements also.

Disclaimer: is not responsible for any damage happened to your device(s) while following this guide so kindly proceed at your own risk.


Download Links:

  • Mi A3 November 2019 Patch (V10.3.9.0.PFQMIXM) – Recovery ROM
  • Mi A3 November 2019 Patch (V10.3.9.0.PFQMIXM) – OTA ROM

How To Install Mi A3 November 2019 Security Patch (V10.3.9.0.PFQMIXM)

Install Mi A3 November 2019 Security Patch (V10.3.9.0.PFQMIXM)

Either you can ADB sideload the OTA or use the fastboot method for fastboot ROM or install the flashable zip (recovery file) file via TWRP recovery as well. Check out the full guide below.

Method 1: Using TWRP (Only TWRP Flashable ROM)

  • Download the TWRP flashable firmware zip file and save it to your device.
  • Now, Boot your device into Recovery mode.
  • In TWRP, create a Nandroid backup (Recommended) (so that you can flash the backup if anything goes wrong).

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  • Now, Go to the Install section on your TWRP menu.


  • Next, locate the flashable firmware and swipe to start flashing the zip file.

TWRP Install section

  • Now, wipe cache & Dalvik cache again and Reboot your device.


Method 2: Update via Stock Recovery (Flashable ZIP)

Method 3: Using Fastboot (Fastboot ROM/Firmware File)

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Subodh Gupta
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