An aftermarket firmware based on Android 2.3.7. MIUI is officially developed by Xiaomi Tech for Chinese users but has been ported to a number of other languages as well.

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How can I access the internal phone storage via ClockworkMod recovery?

I have an HTC Incredible, rooted to MIUI, and am frozen on the white Incredible boot screen. I need to grab a few pictures off the phone before I do a new install. Is it possible to access the phone ...
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What does Hot Boot mean?

In Miui ROMs, there are four options for rebooting a phone from the power menu: What does "Hot Boot" mean, technically speaking? Are there any circumstances where a hot boot could cause harm? Are ...
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How to change bottom bar apps in MIUI launcher?

I have installed a ROM based on MIUI. The default launcher has 4 buttons on the bottom bar; is it possible to change the app shortcut of them?
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Google Now says it's not available in my country

On my Xiaomi M2A, Google Now complains that it's not available in my country. I know for a fact that Google Now is available in the Netherlands, because it works fine on my Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. ...
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How do I change the default search app in MIUI?

I'm running MIUI 11.20.90 on my HTC Incredible. I recently updated the Google Search app via the Android Market and now the default search app has changed from Google Search to MIUI's built-in ...
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What's the process for installing a new ROM after I've just completed one?

I have a HTC Incredible running 2.2, successfully used the unrevoked method and rooted it, used Titanium Backup to back up all apps and system data, and ROM manager to install and run CM7. ok, that's ...
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How to determine cause of boot halt in Samsung logo screen?

The apps kept crashing on my phone (even MIUI Home) so I shut it down using the long power press and selecting shut down/power off option. When I powered it back on, it just stays stuck on the ...
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Does a MIUI-Phone work in Europe?

I've just read about the chinese MIUI Phones (Mi Two), my question is wheter they work in Europe, or might there be some issues because of other phone networks? Might there be some other issues apart ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 bricked?

I own a galaxy sII. 3 weeks back, I downloaded and flashed the MIUI ICS rom on my phone. A week later I tried to update the ROM through ROM Manager. Everything went fine except when after flashing the ...
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What will be faster when moving to sd-ext via A2SD+ Data or Dalvik-cache? (or can I move both with no extra-penalty)

I'm using A2SD+ on my HTC Desire running on MIUI. Currently only the app and app-private are under /sd-ext, but I'm running out of space very quickly :) Currently my dalvik-cache consumes 46.3MB and ...
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In MIUI 2.10.12, where do I set it so that I get pop up notifications?

This is the first time I'm using MIUI as my ROM and I swear I managed to make it pop out an alert window when someone messages me. Now, however, I can't seem to figure out how to do it again. When I ...
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MIUI rom fails to install on HTC Desire

This is my first post, so apologies if I don't make things as clear as they should be. I'm trying to flash MIUI_0.8.1-2.9.7zip on HTC Desire. I'm doing this through goomanager. I wiped data, cache ...
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3G icon won't change with Miui themes

I recently upgraded my HTC Incredible's Miui ROM version from 11.20 to 20.21 - I flashed the zip from CWM recovery, wiped cache, and wiped dalvik cache. When it booted up the first time everything was ...
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Battery life in dual-boot HTC HD2

I own a dual-booting HTC-HD2 with MIUI on SD card. I already knew, from tutorials, that in order to maximize battery life I should first-boot Android only with 100% of charge. This is currently ...
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What Effect Will Installing A Custom Launcher Have On MIUI V.5?

A friend installed the custom rom MIUI V.5, and is finding it a bit different to stock jelly bean. I told him to give it time to adjust, as i'm sure "its not that different". Rather than disposing of ...
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How do I get the stock icon for MIUI apps?

I want to change the icon of MX Player to the same as MiVideo, but where do I get the icon for MiVideo within MIUI os itself? I tried /data/system/customized_icons but IT isn't there.
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Galaxy S Advance Android update

I've heard there are some Android alternatives. Like miui or Cyagenmod or Mozilla OS. I have Galaxy S Advance (GT-I9070) and i've heard Samsung is not going to provide any updates for my device. So, i ...
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MIUI dial pad is not working

Recently I have installed MIUI on my Xperia p. Everything is working fine except the dial pad. When I open the dial pad it automatically disappeared showing UNFORTUNATELY DIAL PAD HAS STOPPED ...
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Decrypt encryptes Android Phone (MIUI 4.2)

I've encrypted my Phone because of my organization's policy. Unfortunately the device is a bit slower and moreover I am not able to update ROMs anymore. I do have root access and my device is running ...
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Fascinate gets to download mode and splash (boot loop) but not recovery mode

The device is a Samsung Fascinate. I had MIUI working for about a year, tried installing Cyanogen-mod today. The install got stuck in the CM splash screen, so I recovered the MIUI backup. On reboot ...
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Does the sd-ext partition get wiped out after flashing a different ROM?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Ace using its official CyanogenMod build. I wanted to try this MIUI ROM for a change: http://forums.miui.us/showthread.php?22816-ROM-MIUI-us-2-8-3-for-galaxy-ace Everything ...
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Changing end-of-list animation in MIUI

I really like the Samsung / iOS bounce at the end of lists, and I really dislike the overglow animation from Google. And since I'm only using MIUI ROMs, I'm used to being able to set up everything the ...
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Upgrading MIUI when installed on SD card

I have MIUI 1.7.22 Italian installed on my HD2 running from SD card. I found that there is version 1.8.5 available from the MIUI updater program on the phone. However, even if I download the ROM it ...
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Initial lock screen before the pattern screen not moving

I have a new MI 3 phone with MIUI, and I tried the theme Angry paper on this, and there seems to be a problem with the initial lock screen of this theme and it won't unlock to display the pattern, and ...
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Can you install MIUI themes from different sites?

I'm installing Miui from Miui.us, and I was wondering if I can install themes from http://miuiandroid.com/, or will those not work?
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Revert from MIUI to Motoblur

I am a proud owner of Motorola Defy. A few months ago I upgraded my defy from 2.1 to 2.2. Although it had new features it became a bit laggy and so finally I decided to root my defy and install MIUI ...
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How to get back my files from my Xiaomi mi 3 with broken touch screen? [duplicate]

I have read through other places with similar questions and still cannot find a clue. My phone is still working (e.g. power button and able to turn on and off) but my touch screen isn't due to a ...
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Why does MIUI ROM have the FM radio on Samsung Galaxy S2 but other custom ROMs do not?

I have loved the MIUI ROM because it is the only custom ROM that has FM radio enabled on Samsung Galaxy S2. Why does MIUI ROM have FM radio but other custom ROMs like CyanogenMod do not?
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Change MIUI storage location

I just installed MIUI on my LG F180 (Optimus G) and it changed the internal storage location from /data/media to /data/media/0 Is there any way to change it back?
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How to solve bluetooth issue?

I flashed an unofficial MIUI ROM on my Sony Xperia P. I found enormous bug here. Recently I found that bluetooth is also not working. How can I solve it?
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Headphone is not working in MIUI

I have recently installed MIUI on my SONY XPERIA P. Recently I found that headphone(original and others) is not working properly. But when I tap the button (that is in the original headphone) , music ...
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How do I remove a custom MIUI lockscreen via adb or other means?

So I downloaded a lockscreen for MIUI from the themes app but apparently it doesn't go well with my phone and it just displays the wallpaper without the actual lockscreen. The problem is, now, I can't ...
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MIUI v5 rom for xperia p (android 4.1.2)

I wanna install MIUI (v5) rom on my xperia p. I googled a lot and visited the miui website to find the adjustable rom for my xperia. But there was no tested version for xperia p. Can anybody give me ...
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Installng MIUIv5 on Sony Xperia P (4.1)

I want to install MIUIv5 on my Sony Xperia P (4.1). I've no idea how to do it. I've some questions: Should I root my phone before installing it? If yes how can I root my phone using ubuntu 12.04LTS? ...
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Hidden Root Browser on MIUI?

I have just installed MIUI on my phone and when I was about to select a picture to attach to a message, I was prompted with the following: The thing is, I don't have Root Browser installed. I also ...
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MIUI How to disable badges on homescreen?

MIUI uses those red badge notifications just like iOS, but I really want to disable them. Specifically for the MIUI Market, which I don't use because it's in Chinese (I only speak English). I have ...
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Play store not connecting on MIUI rom

After updating MIUI from 3.8.23 to 3.10.25, I get the annoying error message "No connection" when opening Play Store (which is version 4.3.11). Wifi is on and all other apps work fine. Tried to delete ...
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Reinstall ROM from a new SD from scratch

My HTC Desire (Bravo) rebooted by itself in the middle of the night; the result is that I lost all the apps that were installed on the SD card (that is probably corrupted). Now that I have another SD ...
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Can I use MIUI's auto SMS + MMS backup + restore thing on another custom ICS rom?

MIUI's built in SMS + MMS backup works quite well. However, I want to try out new custom ROMs. Is it possible to add integration of that MIUI service onto another ICS rom?
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How can I add an icon to the MIUI home screen?

I just got a Nexus One, which uses the MIUI interface. It came with two different gallery apps. I prefer the cooliris app, but there's no icon for it on the home screen, which makes it difficult to ...