The Xiaomi Mi A1 was the first smartphone from the company to ship with Android One, so it isn’t surprising that it’s received a lot of attention since its released. Android One devices sometimes don’t have the same functionality as standard Android phones. But thankfully, XDA Senior Member Rajeev created a Xiaomi Mi A1 mod that adds features such as fingerprint wakeup after reboot, which lets you wake the display with third-party lock screen apps, and auto brightness, which adjusts the display’s brightness level to ambient light sources.
Here’s the full list of changes:
If you’re raring to get started, head to the XDA Forums for a full list of installation instructions. Note that while the mod works with any Nougat 7.1.2 build on the Mi A1, it requires root and a custom recovery menu like TWRP.