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Questions tagged [miui]

For questions related to using or installing MIUI, an aftermarket Android firmware developed by Xiaomi.

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LTE doesn't work after attemp of fixing hotspot using ADB

I had problem with hotspot in Xiaomi Mi5s Plus after updating to MIUI10. I used ADB: settings put global tether_dun_required 0 Unfortunately, after that mobile data and 4G network stopped working. ...
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xiaomi miui 10 silent mode isn't silent

When I set phone to silent mode, pressing crossed ringbell icon, I still can notice there is notifications are coming by short sound level decreasing when notification came. How I can turn this ...
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Is there a way to turn on Reading Mode on MIUI using terminal commands or adb?

Background I have been using a Xiaomi device running MIUI8 and had the option of enabling Reading Mode (use of contrast colours to reduce blue light emision) on select Apps (which was great) but upon ...
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File transfer over USB cable option no longer appears after upgrade to MIUI 10

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 4A and I used to often transfer files between it and my Windows 10 laptop PC over USB cable. When I plugged in the cable the phone it used to prompt me to choose between USB ...
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Not receiving SMS from short numbers on Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (MIUI)

Phone doesn't receive 2fa messages, bank codes, etc. This is chinese Xiaomi Mi Max 3 with unlocked bootloader which came with global 10.0.1.0 miui (Android 8.1). What I've tried: checking sms ...
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Unpinning apps when using Gesture-based system navigation

I've recently acquired a Redmi Note 5, and I quite appreciate the gesture navigation. (Settings -> System & Device -> Full screen display -> Full screen gestures) However, I also like using app ...
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How to update Android System WebView on MIUI

I'm on rooted MIUI 10 8.8.9 Android 8.1 Currently there is WebView version 62.0.3202.84 installed inside /system/app/WebViewGoogle/WebViewGoogle.apk with /oat/arm and /oat/arm64 directories ...
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Cannot install ANY Facebook app. Be it regular, modded or even lite

Patient: Xiaomi Redmi 4 Prime MIUI 10 v8.8.23 beta by xiaomi.eu Android 6.0.1 What happened: Annoyed with Facebook app burning my eyes, and unofficial mobile wrappers being generally slow and ...
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WIndows Antivirus reports Arp Cache Poisoning Attack by Android device

A Windows computer running ESET reports Arp Cache Poisoning Attack by the IP of my android phone. It's Redmi Note 4, MIUI 9 Global Stable, Android 7.0. I scanned it with Avast, Malwarebytes, MIUI ...
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Downloading Error

I've bought this new Mi note 5 pro, whenever I download any thing via ADM or even Utorrent over my 4G connection whole of my data is used up (as much required by the download) and the task is reset ...
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Google apps restore option not showing up after factory reset

My phone is a Redmi Note 3. Due to some device issues, the service centre guy had to reset the software. I had my data backed up before that. But later, I when I did the factory reset myself hoping to ...
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MIUI theme made with MIUI theme creator creating problems

I have a Redmi note 5 running MIUI 9.6.2.0 | Stable. I made a theme using MIUI Theme Creator and successfully applied it, but after an hour or so, the theme went back to it's default one. This is ...
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How do I get split screen apps to both stay active [duplicate]

I am trying to run 2 apps in split screen with both staying active at the same time. Most results on google are saying this is not possible and they blame the app for it not working. Below is some ...
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App installing takes a long time in a Work Profile

Having MIUI optimization enabled on a MIUI device (for me: Mi Max 2) makes it to take a long time (exactly 10 minutes) for each new app to be installed. Although I have not seen such behavior in the ...
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Mounting *.img file

I tried mount *.img file on my Android device using this command : busybox mknod /dev/block/loop250 b 7 250 busybox losetup /dev/block/loop250 /sdcard/ubuntu.img busybox mount -t ext4 /dev/block/...
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Disable Google Apps in MIUI 9 and MIUI 9.5

My friend has two Mi phones Redmi Note4 and Mi Max2. And recently I updated both; Redmi Note 4 to MIUI 9 and Mi Max2 to MIUI 9.5. To disable Google Apps like Chrome, Play Music, Play Movies & ...
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Related to Mi Second Space

I read some articles for Mi Second Space. And I found, like multiple account in Windows Computer, multiple accounts can be created using Second Space in Mi with different apps, photos, files and ...
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Forcing color space simulation on

I'm using Xiaomi MI6 with global ROM. In late February, OTA firmware upgrade from Xiaomi caused Color space simulation under Developer Options (and also Color correction under Accessibility) to stop ...
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Flashing MIUI stock recovery rom.zip file using updater menu in MIUI

I have this question that I am trying to find an answer for and stuck. I have a redmi note 5 pro 4gb/64gb variant. I want to root my phone, I already have the unlocking permissions but unable to bind ...
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Silent mode, except some apps (Android 7.1 / MIUI 9)

I set silent mode during evenings but I want to enable sounds for some apps (eg. eNotify Lite --- it has an a option for this but does not work). How can I do this? (Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus, Android 7.1....
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MIUI newest version displays annoying message popups

Whenever someone writes me a message on hangouts or messenger, I get this popup: Screenshot (click to enlarge) How can I disable this? It's very annoying when I'm watching a movie
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MIUI Explorer private files decryption

So I have this Redmi device in which I hid some files using the Explorer app. Then I flashed a custom ROM without unhiding them. Can someone please help me to decrypt these files? There are some ....
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Is it possible to run an app twice side by side on the MIUI?

It is said that with MIUI, it is possible to run the same app twice as if they are on two different phones. (example: WeChat or Line running with a work account and one running with a personal account)...
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Greyscale on Miui

I have a Xiaomi MI6 with MIUI pro installed on it. I tried to set the screen to monochrome from the developer settings, but every time I lock the phone and unlock it, the screen returns in colors. It ...
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Apps demand I “Update Google Play Services” on MIUI - but should I?

I use a RedMi 3S phone, with MIUI 9.2.2.0 (Malmiek; based on Android 6.0.1). I don't use a Google account on my phone so I can't (and don't want to) use the Google Play Store. I use APKPure instead. ...
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What is MIUI optimization?

In MIUI (an Android ROM) there is an option in developer settings called MIUI optimization, what is the use of this option.When this option is enabled an app can't be installed via USB (i.e. from ...
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sharing email accounts among multiple clients

I have configured the default MIUI8 email client with two accounts (one imap and one pop), but I'd like to try other clients. When I install, for example, aqua-mail or k9-mail they ask to configure ...
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(SOLVED) How (methods) to unlock Bootloader on own Xiaomi Mi5 MIUI8 (Data Recovery context)

UPDATE: 2018/06/27, bootloader implies wipe and it is a dead end for Data Recovery, mount as USB Mass Storage implies root to change settings, and for Mi5 or MIUI 8 this implies flashing ROM (dead end ...
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Keyboard always visible in notification

I have GTA vice city game in my mobile (Redmi Note 4 running on Nougat and MIUI 9). I have installed and started playing but as you all know the game is not fun without "cheat codes". So I want to ...
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how to set live wallpaper on lock screen on redmi note 4 (miui 9, android 7.0)

Is there any option to set live wallpaper on lock screen? this "set wallpaper" option sets it to home screen only. there is no option in phone settings, themes app. Is there any option to set live ...
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Find out which app sent an intent to open Google Play?

My Android phone (MIUI v9) recently seems to open up Google Play (to a specific app detail page) randomly (a few times a day), which might indicate the presence of some adware. As I understand, to ...
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Transfer file from Xiaomi Redmi 4A to Mac

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 4A I bought in China a few months ago still running the Chinese ROM. Android version is 6.0.1 MMB29M MIUI version is MIUI 8.5 | Stable 8.5.4.0(MCCCNED) Laptop is MacBook Air ...
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Can a Xiaomi / MIUI phone bet set to use dd/mm date format?

I have a Redmi 4A that I bought while in China a few months ago. It works great in English but seems to only offer a choice of only 12- vs. 24-hour time format and American date format, mm/dd/yyyy. ...
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How to remove the white frame around icons on Mi Pad 2 running MIUI 8.5?

I've noticed my Mi Pad 2 running MIUI 8.5 has this ugly white frame (certainly a poor design choice from Xiaomi's under-qualified design director). I can use a different launcher but when the share ...
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Disable torch shortcut

The Redmi Note / MIUI has an in-built feature that enables the torch on home button long press (~3 sec) even when the device is in locked state http://c.mi.com/thread-171963-1-0.html I tried a ...
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Google Contacts Sync has stopped - Synchronisation problems with Google contacts

I installed Android miui 9. When i want to start google contacts and syncronate it get the message "google contacts sync has stopped Here's the logcat: java.lang.RuntimeException: Unable to get ...
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Enable “Install via USB” without creating MI Account

I am trying to create some apps on my xiaomi smartphone (MIUI 8), but when I try to run an app, the error INSTALLATION_CANCELED_BY_USER appears. I found that the problem is that I must enable the "...
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Play store error #963

I have a Xiaomi redmi note 4, last week, I flash super su with TWRP, I change the sd mount to EXT4 because I have a problem, but is solved, and I wipe data. When I reboot the phone to system, all is ...
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Popping up of periodic “Invalid Input” dialog in Android phone

I have literally wasted the whole day trying to figure out what could the problem possibly be , but just couldn't find it. The consequence is that periodically my Android phone (Xiaomi Redmi Note 4) ...
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Scan WhatsApp QR Code from device with broken screen to access WhatsApp Web

i need to get a bunch of Whatsapp contacts off my phone, however i cant see anything on the screen. The phone still works.I tried to get it into debugging through usb mode but i cant see anything and ...
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Switching app icon background from white back to transparent

I'm using a Xiaomi phone running Android 6.0.1 MMB29M with MIUI global version 8.5.3.0 (MALMIED). A while ago I foolishly tried out some of the themes available by default, then hoped to switch back. ...
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How to stop Whatsapp messages coming in lock screen

I am using a mobile which is having Android Marshmallow. Whenever someone is sending a Whatsapp message to me when the phone is locked. The message is showing up in lock-screen as plain text. So ...
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How to uninstall a system app using adb uninstall command (NOT remove via rm or any other way)

Have to mention this to avoid possible confusion, this question is not duplicate. This question is specific to using adb to uninstall a package. There are several similar questions but are all ...
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How to unlock bootloader, root and install​ TWRP on Redmi 3S+ (should work with Mi 3s Prime too)

On Redmi 3S+ , how do I : I) Unlock bootloader II) Install TWRP and root There are confusing instructions available on internet. This is a self answered question detailing the procedure
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Check if my phone is spying on me

This is actually 2 related questions I just bought a new Xiaomi Mi 5S, through a non-official distributor, because xiaomi doesn't sell this phone officially in my country. When I first started it up ...
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Why do two smartphones connected to the same WiFi network show different speeds (one displays the link speed as 135 Mbps and other only 72 Mbps)?

I have two Android phones: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Acer Liquid Z630s On Redmi Note 3, the link speed is only 72 Mbps and the download speed hardly crosses 50 Mbps. Whereas on Acer Z630s, the link speed ...
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Is there a native way to install a keyboard layout or input method for the Lao language? I can only find apps and “soft keyboards”

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 4A that I bought in China a month or two ago. So it's using MIUI. It only comes with a few languages and I can't find a way to install others. (Simplified Chinese, Traditional ...
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Audio jack not working

I have the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, however I am not sure that this is a hardware specific issue. The phone is a day old, so I don't know if it should have been working before. Xiaomi support lines are ...
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Charging issue Xiaomi mi5

I have problems with the charging of my phone. Using the Quick charge 3.0 the battery is very slow to increase. I recentry installed the version 7.5.23 of miui8. I don't know what is the problem and ...
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Updation frequently fails on MIUI 8.2.5

I want to update my Redmi 3S Prime with miui 8.1.1 stable ROM to miui 8.2.5 (643 MB ;STABLE), I just downloaded the ROM via updater app in the mobile and when it completes the app shows that please ...