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Xiaomi users report random boot loops: Airtel Thanks app to blame?

Xiaomi users report random boot loops: Airtel Thanks app to blame?

  • Some Xiaomi customers in India are experiencing random boot loops.
  • The problem is reportedly brought on by Xiaomi’s Find My Device service and Airtel’s Thanks app.
  • A everlasting repair is anticipated to be made out there subsequent week.

Some Xiaomi telephones in India are boot looping after putting in a latest MIUI 12 replace. Now, it appears that evidently the perpetrator has been recognized and fortunately it’s not hardware-related.

A software program battle between Xiaomi’s Find My Device service and Airtel’s Thanks SIM administration app (h/t: XDA) is seemingly guilty. The nature of the difficulty is unclear, however affected customers have reported error messages on their gadgets adopted by steady boots. According to customers on Reddit, a lot of Xiaomi telephones are at the moment affected together with the Redmi Note 7, Note 9 Pro Max, and Poco M2 Pro.

Airtel’s CIO Harmeen Mehta has confirmed that the difficulty seemingly lies with the Thanks app, and the Indian cellular community is working with Xiaomi on a concrete repair. It has issued a “small tweak” within the meantime to minimize the unwell results.

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harmeen mehta xiaomi airtel boot loopCredit: Harmeen Mehta/Twitter

Xiaomi says a extra everlasting repair is anticipated to be out there “early subsequent week,” whereas some customers could also be required to get the repair at their closest service facilities.

For now, there doesn’t appear to be a everlasting workaround. Some troubleshooters are unable to entry settings shortly sufficient between boots. Those with faster fingers or slower gadgets counsel uninstalling the Airtel Thanks app or eradicating their SIM playing cards to unravel the issue.

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