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Mi Mover “can't play this video” while transferring data

I'm trying to use the Mi Mover app to transfer data between Xiaomi phones. The app version 3.0.2 and the sending phone is RedMi 3S. Though the transfer can be set up fine, when I actually start it, I ...
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How can I export MIUI notes?

I'm using a Xiaomi RedMi 3S phone, whose MIUI environment includes a "Notes" app. The app itself does not have an export feature. Can I somehow locate/extract the note data into text files, ...
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Device says bootloader unlocked but OEM unlock option can enabled and disabled?

I have a Redmi Note 3 (INDIAN VARIANT Kenzo/Snapdragon variant running on Marshmellow 6.0.1 with MIUI Global 10.2) on which I performed an bootloader unlocking procedure via the tool XiaoMiTool V2 ...
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Unresolvable Sync Problems - Xiami Max 2 with MIUI Global 11.0.2

I have a Xiaomi Max 2. I recently updated to MIUI 11.0.2 (Global), and since then have noticed several problems. The most serious is: MIUI Sync (Mi Cloud Backup) doesn't sync my text messages and call ...
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Is it possible to keep the user data with a smartphone that boots to the data wipe menu?

My smartphone turns on without passing the OS loading screen, then loads the recovery menu (Redmi-Recovery 3.0). I can't turn off the device, I tried waiting for the battery to run off, charge it and ...
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Private DNS - Password Protected?

I want to set up my kid's phone with dns-family.adgaurd.com to apply the family filter when using mobile data however I want to be able to protect it so he can't change it or turn off the private DNS. ...
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Unable to remove automatic App<->Website association

I've an App of a website that inside Chrome automatically opens when website link is opened. I've removed "Automatic Open" inside App->3Dots>Association . But Chrome/Google continue to ...
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Can't open floating window - maybe MIUI speciality

I have many phones, on every use 1sec note, last time Nokia 5.1 with android 9. Newly I get Xiaomi with MIUI 11.0.7 based probably on Android 9 too. But after trying to open floating window, I'm only ...
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Is it possible to assign new function to “left swipe” on MIUI11

I failed to find the option in settings which will assign different (custom) functionality when I "swipe left" on the homescreen. I want to get rid off news feed and leave just google search ...
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Unable to click next on MIUI 8 Welcome Wizard due to dead screen area at bottom

There is one non-rooted, factory reset phone with miui rom whose bottom 10% is not functional. Screen replacement is the last resort but if I can make some sort of software tweak to make it it past ...
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Why MIUI prevents game audio playing in my Bluetooth speaker?

I use Poco F1. Whenever I enter into a game (call of duty: mobile), my Bluetooth speaker stops and the audio starts playing the phone speaker. Miui splits the audio into two, only when I'm in lobby it ...
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Phone doesn't work with custom ROMs after flashing Flashboot Firmware to recover from a bootloop soft brick. What could be wrong?

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 5, which I recently unlocked, rooted (SuperSu), added TWRP recovery, and then flashed a Custom mod (lineageOS). Everything worked out well, and the device was working flawlessly.....
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Turn on a Quicksettings tile automatically when I open a specific app?

I want to turn on proximity service tile when I open an app and turn off proximity service tile automatically, when I close the app.
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How to disable reverse portrait rotation?

I have a rooted Xiaomi redmi note 7 with the latest stable Xiaomi.eu ROM (Android 10) I want to have back the standard Portrait and Landscape Rotation and remove the reversed portrait rotation from my ...
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Troubleshooting bluetooth

I have a Redmi 5 plus with global MIUI. I use a JBL T500BT for like, 1.5-2h a day with it. I been using it for like a year now. Some weeks(2-3) ago my music started stuttering sometimes, like its some ...
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In Phone call, Microphone goes mute when opening any game. (Tried denying permissions, still facing)

Using Poco F1 (miui global 11.0.8). I abruptly go into mute when I boot up any games while in a normal phone call. This doesn't happen in other apps. As I said, I tried denying microphone permissions ...
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Mi UI 11 notifications no longer stacking?

I'm on MI UI 11 using a Mi Max 3, after a few weeks of usage I've realized now that notifications from certain apps such as YouTube and Twitter no longer stack when there are multiple of them, as they ...
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Init ignores .rc in the /system/etc/init [duplicate]

on boot iptables blah --blah iptables blah --blah service myservice /system/bin/myarm64binary --config /path/to/conf.cfg class main user root According to the documentation: https://...
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Install MIUI PlayStore using Google Installer, got error: can't downgrade apps for google play service

In my old Xiaomi device, Mi Note2, Mi Mix2, to install google play store, I just run the google installer. It will install everything needed automatically. However recently, I tried to run Google ...
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Deleting the security app in miui?

Read contradicting things about deleting that bloatware default security app (redmi note 8 pro). Some say its safe to do so but others say its tied down to some core system functionalities. Has anyone ...
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What is the difference between fastboot command flashing and flashing using a flash tool(like mi flash tool flashing)?

BACKGROUND Xiaomi has its own Mi Flash Tool in which we select the .bat and flash. But if we use fastboot commands then we only need system.img, boot.img, recovery.img, cache.img and userdata.img ...
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How to install the app with its data using .bak files

Background I created a local backup of my apps in my Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 before installing another MIUI ROM. Problem During transfer of that backup to PC or some other way(I don't know how!) the ...
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How can I set the clock app linked in notification center?

In the notification center I can click the clock to open the clock app. How can I set the clock app which should be opened? Currently MIUI11 default clock app is used but I want Google Clock which ...
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How to manually install 3rd party shared library to android phone?

I'm trying to install xiaomi get apps on my xiaomi mi a2 Lite phone. I downloaded the apk from the internet and it failed when I tried to install it. So I used adb from my computer and I got this ...
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Cannot share screen (Cast) with to different MIU11 devices and a LG TV UM7100PLA

I have tried to cast the screen of a MI9T and a MI5Plus devices updated to the latest version (MIU11) with the same results: When I enable the Cast function no device is found no matter how log I ...
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Redmi 5 custom rom major issue

This is my first question in Stack exchange. Please ignore grammatical mistakes. I had MIUI 9.3 installed along with Magisk v.17 in my Redmi 5 and was working fine. I thought of trying Lineage OS 17,...
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How to enable missing system UI notification icons?

Is there a way to fix missing notifications icons on MIUI, on MIUI 9 there is no toggle symbol for VPN activated like WiFi or Bluetooth. I need a convenient way to confirm whether the VPN is running ...
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Can I use an old SIM from a locked phone in my Redmi?

I've never had a Smartphone that I used as an actual phone with a SIM before. I have a Redmi 6 I bought overseas (Android 9, MIUI 11) that's only been used with Wi-Fi. I just cut short a long overseas ...
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Share clipboard data between users on multi-user (secondary space) Android?

Leaving security concerns aside, is there a reliable way to communicate data via clipboard between users on a single device without using network methods? For example just to copy a link in the ...
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How can I change the default browser on MIUI 10.x?

I've read this question: How can I change the default browser? but the instructions there don't fit my Xiaomi phone, which has the MIUI 10 interface. How can I change the default browser there?
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Access the Digital wellbeing information from local device

Google has implemented Digital wellbeing as part of Android pie through its Beta experience. This app captures user interactions and creates nice charts for users to understand how much was screen on ...
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How to change DPI [MIUI 11 Stable Xiaomi EU]

How to change DPI? I know that I can manually manipulate text size etc... but I'd like to globally change it in system, so that's screen is 6.3" but everything is scaled like it it's f.i. 5". ...
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How can I reset MIUI 11 features?

I turned off MIUI optimization and some features were lost and I can't retrieve them after I turn it on again.
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How MIUI releases based on different Android versions have same features?

I would like to know how MIUI can provide features on all devices that have the same version of MIUI on it, without the same Android version?
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Automatically turn off bluetooth discoverability

Bluetooth discoverability is meant to be active only when in the Bluetooth settings. But somehow Xiaomi MIUI changed that so it is always active. Is there some tool that will turn off the Bluetooth ...
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Play Store can't update apps

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 5A with mi-globe MIUI 11 ROM, with Magisk 20.0 root. Yesterday, Play Store updates suddenly stopped working. I checked the logcat and it appears it's trying to link /data/app/com....
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How to safely remove, disable, freeze system apps on rooted device?

How to safely remove, disable, freeze system apps on rooted device (Xiaomi Mi9)? I tried doing it old school on my Mi9 but after removing just absolute bloatware system doesn't boot, had to reinstall ...
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How to check IMSI/ICCID on MIUI10?

Is there any way to view IMSI and ICCID numbers of my SIM-cards? I didn't find such menu neither in About-Status nor anywhere else.
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Errors after MIUI ROM flashing with TWRP

I'm trying to flash Xiaomi EU stable version of MIUI 10 on my Redmi Note 4 MTK. TWRP: 3.0.2 ROM: Xiaomi EU MIUI 10 (HMNote4_V10.2.1.0) Gapps: arm64-6.0-nano After first flash with full wipe, it has ...
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Preferred Network Type Settings

I am on Miui and the default setting for the Preferred Network Type doesn't want to save. I want to change it but when ever I close it it won't save. Anyone knows how to fix it?
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How to install global MIUI/google services on a Redmi Note 8 Pro?

I have recently bought a Redmi 8 Pro in China with the Chinese MIUI 10. Because I live in the UK, I would like to use google services and apps such as Whatsapp and Facebook that are not available on ...
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Why switching off for 5 minutes increase the android device performance

I have observed that an Android device (I have tested on Mi 6 Pro) will regain the performance which have been deteriorated for some months after I have switched off the phone for 5 minutes and then ...
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4k Photos or just video?

I've seen in the updates that 4k 60fps has been added but I cannot find a setting to take 4k photos. The pictures don't look as good as the videos but I don't know if I am doing something wrong.
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 cannot connect to LG FH2 speaker since there's a Bluetooth profile incompatibility

I have found that my LG FH2 speaker uses the A2DP profile protocol: http://gscs-b2c.lge.com/downloadFile?fileId=gQHBfK7s0ZXFVKL7CatPeA ...whereas my Android phone is unable to get connected to it, ...
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How to restore Google Accounts from a local backup in MIUI 10?

Lately, I reset my Redmi Note 6 Pro and even backed up everything. Now, my question is that if I restore the local backup file will my multiple G-Mail or Google accounts get restored too?
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How to make MIUI 10 Android 8 to auto-connect to a filtered WiFi AP?

I have a well working WiFi AP - actually a number of them. They are just fine themselves. Other iOS, Mac, Windows etc devices auto-connect just fine to it. I also have Xiaomi mi5 with MIUI 10 Android ...
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(MIUI 9.5) got “waiting for wifi” when tried to install apps using mobile data

How to download from Google Play without Wi-Fi setup ? I always got "waiting for wifi" when tried to install apps using mobile data. Untick download using Wi-Fi doesn't help. BTW, I'm using MIUI 9.5 ...
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Is it possible to Unlock bootloader at phone with MIUI without registration?

Is it possible to Unlock bootloader at phone with MIUI without registration at: https://en.miui.com/unlock/
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What are the “dctp” and “did” files in my Android storage?

I have noticed two strange files in my Android storage. They are named "dctp" and "did". They don't have any extensions and my programs cannot read them. What are those files and what are their ...
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What's the downloaded_rom folder and what's its difference from the Download folder?

I have a Redmi phone with Android Nougat 7.1. In the file explorer I found the downloaded_rom folder, next to the Download folder. The first one is empty. What's its purpose?