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Questions tagged [mi-a1]

For questions pertaining to Mi A1, which is Android One offering by Xiaomi and Google in 36 countries

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How to delete weather/day and google line?

Today, I updated MI A1 to Android Pie (and 9 is cool). But is there a way to remove this line with the weather/day of the week and move/delete Google search from the bottom? Any way, with root, with ...
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Google drive making extra local copy on phone

I tried uploading some large audio files recorded on my phone to Google Drive to free up space on my phone (Xiaomi A1). Almost immediately, I got memory insufficient warnings; apparently the Google ...
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How to enable multilingual typing in Google Keyboard (GBoard) app?

Until recently I had multilingual typing enabled on my keyboard. It was possible to swipe in German and English at the same keyboard without changing languages. The spacebar had "English - German" ...
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Mute SMS audio notification

My phone is kept always on vibrate mode. When the screen is on and I get an SMS I can see the pop up notification and that's fine. Problem is when the screen is off - SMS sender name is read out aloud ...
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Can't get to fastboot. nor twrp nor OS - Xiaomi mi 5X/A1

I'm having a problem with my Xiaomi mi 5X and i wondered if someone on this forum could help me solve it. As i said, i have a Xiaomi mi 5X but i changed its firmware and OS to the one of Mi A1 (...
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Connecting a USB keyboard to Xiaomi Mi A1

I am trying to use a basic USB keyboard with my Xiaomi Mi A1 and it's not working. I connected the phone to the keyboard using a female-to-female USB adaptor. Nothing shows up on the phone. I tried ...
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Xiaomi A1 Android 8 update fix

Any fixes or recommendations for fixing the issue with no sound from receiver on Xiaomi A1. It plays fine through the loud speaker but not through the normal receiver. The issue started with the new ...
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How to revert to android 7 on Xiaomi A1 phone [duplicate]

The phone has some bugs in this new update I have tried doing a factory reset but it still has the android 8.
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Android 8 on Mi A1: where do sound notifications come from?

I've got a Xiaomi Mi A1 with Android 8.0 running on it (the most recent update). A day or so ago a weird thing started happenning: from time to time the phone plays double sound notification for no ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 How to change the screen lock code NOT the sim lock code

The title says it all. It seems there is no way to change the screen lock code for this phone. I am not looking to change the sim lock.
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Erasing boot failed,device may be locked

I am flashing fastboot ROM in my mi A1 using mi flash tools but at the time of flashing it is showing the error:erasing boot failed device may be locked and I am not able to flash the ROM.Why is this ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 phone won't turn on

I tried to install android 8.1 on my Mi A1 phone by following instructions from this site. After finishing the installation when I tried to reboot the phone, The phone turned off and I cant turn it on ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 System Update installation problem

I wanna update my mi A1 phone through System update. It download the file but I get "Installation Problem" Error. Is there any way to solve the problem? Or any way to download the file and install it ...
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Long screen timeout on lock screen Oreo 8.0.0

After the Oreo 8.0.0 update on MI A1, the screen timeout when the lock screen appears, takes the same value as the sleep timeout. Usually when there was Nougat, the timeout on lock screen would be ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 - Touch screen, capacitive buttons, fingerprint scanner dead

A week ago all the input sensors (touch screen, capacitive buttons, fingerprint scanner) on my Xiaomi Mi A1 died, completely out of the blue. The device had never been rooted, and was running the ...
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How to tell which Xposed modules will break OTA updates?

I have Xiaomi MiA1 which being an Android one device gets monthly security updates One can root it with Magisk and install systemless Xposed 1 . So far, good. My problem is with Xposed modules and ...
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Why can't I save an emergency phone number in my addressbook?

I live in Thailand, and the emergency medical response number to dial here is 1669. When I try to save this number in my address book on Android, it says "Emergency Number Cannot Be Saved". What ...
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wifi roaming in android os oreo 8.0

I am checking the wifi roaming behaviour of android os, for this test my setup like this: I have two APs (T1 and T2) having same SSID, channel and security configuration. I am using Xiomi mi A1 phone ...
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Xiaomi TWRP error 255 flashing lineage

Hey guys i recently bought an Xiaomi Mi A1. The OS needs 8GB plus much goggle on it (I hate google) so I decided to flash a custom rom. I figured some how out how to boot and afterwards flash the TWRP ...
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Android Playstore speed problem on Stock Android phone

I am using Android One phone with Stock Android 8.0.0, I see some major speed problem in my playstore- while downloading from playstore I only get 250KBPS speed whereas my actual speed is 1.3MBPS -...
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Does MiA1 support Rescue Party?

I wanted to check if Rescue Party, a much touted feature of Oreo is active on my device ( since it is not mandated in Android Compatibility Definition Document as the linked source says) The first ...
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Unlocking boot loader **doesn't** wipe data. How is it a security threat?

MiA1 is probably the only one of it's kind that doesn't wipe data when bootloader is unlocked (tested by me and widely known) It is said to be a security threat. I am not clear how Say my device is ...
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Mi A1 fast charging is baffling

Mi A1 when it was launched (Nougat) did not have fast charging capability , though the Qualcomm chip is capable of it. It was speculated that this was done to keep the cost to fit "budget" phone model ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 won't show update to Oreo

My phone Mi A1 showed first the notification update for Oreo, it failed twice before showing the update for Security Patch of December after which the update of Oreo totally disappeared. Checking for ...
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Restrict app network access on Android Oreo

Two days ago, I got android oreo 8.0 update for my xiaomi mi A1 phone which is a device based on Android One. But one of the features which I loved the most before Oreo was complete control of network ...
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XIAOMI Mi A1 LTE bands - User manual or website is right?

Situation: Live in Spain, moving to Argentina. Buy a new Xiaomi MI A1, on the website it lists support to LTE B4 (main band in Argentina). Get the phone, open the box which says GLOBAL Version, but ...
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What is the catch with microSD cards that have NFC support and will my Xiaomi Mi A1 support it?

I recently bought myself a Xiaomi Mi A1. Because it has a microSD card slot I'd like to buy a card. I noticed that some have NFC. Is it worth It? Is this real NFC or just a gimmick feature to buy such ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 - easy way to root and get OTA updates

I ordered Mi A1 which is the Android One offering in India at budget price point ( also in 36 countries going by the Wiki) It is expected to get OTA updates for next two years , which means including ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 proximity sensor not working

I just got a new Mi A1, not even a week old, and in the middle of calls my cheek is turning on the loudspeaker, muting, etc. Clearly the proximity sensor is poorly calibrated/not working. Is there ...