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'adb pm hide' returns permission exception

Trying to hide security app since its deletion causes a softbrick. 'pm hide package.name' returns: Exception occurred while executing 'hide':java.lang.SecurityException: Neither user 2000 nor current ...
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Suspicious data usage by apps

Here are a list of apps that I found on my phone: Now all of these apps seem to be preinstalled as they aren't device administrators and are impossible to disable or uninstall. They all seem to be ...
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Laggy and unresponsive

Good day everyone, After recent update to Android 12 and MIUI 13, my phone has become so laggy and unresponsive. Certain apps like TikTok and Instagram lag all the time, camera opens painfully slowly, ...
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Delayed Notifications Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro

I ordered the Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 Pro (China ROM) and the phone is doing fantastic except 1 annoying issue. All my notifications are being delayed and only get delivered when I wake up the screen. I ...
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Google Apps (YouTube, Play Store e t c) stopped working, tried fixing it and made it worse, not I can't even make a backup to wipe the system

Mi 9 SE, MIUI 12.5 (Android 11) Ok, so 3 days ago I had an issue where the YouTube app, when started, was loading the feed infinitely, I decided to go to Play Store and update google services, but the ...
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MIUI12 Themes cannot load on Xiaomi Pad 5

Don't know if this is the right space. I just got the first ever Xiaomi device, the Xiaomi Pad 5. Everyday I got a Noti says "XXX try Miui themes". But the themes cannot be loaded. It is ...
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Recover data from broken screen device when USB debugging turned off

My Redmi Note 8 phone screen is broken and I cannot control it. I need to get my photos and videos. I try to google the problem but all answers I get need to enable debugging mode. Is there a way to ...
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro (Begonia) stuck in a boot loop

Today, after trying to go back from RevengeOS to MIUI, I used TWRP to wipe System, Data, Internal Storage, Vendor, and Dalvik/ART + cache, then flashed stock MIUI, forgetting that it has problems, and ...
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Redmi boot screen in Chinese - help

All of sudden when my 'Redmi Note 9' phone was restarted, I somehow landed on a bootscreen menu which is Chinese language. Volume Up key is apparently not working on this screen. And I cannot exit to ...
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Poco X3 Pro 90Hz SetEdit setting not working

Poco X3 Pro ships with 60hz or 120hz screen settings and no 90hz (for optimal battery/performance preference like some other Xiaomi phones). There are dozens of guides showing how to achieve 90hz ...
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Intermitent SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR when using Android Wi-Fi hotspot

When browsing the internet using the Wi-Fi hotspot of my Android phone (Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro), some requests fail with the following error: net::ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR Here is a screenshot of the ...
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How can I copy my MIUI settings-based backup to my PC?

I'm using a Mi 9 SE with MIUI Global 12.5.1. I've just performed a backup using MIUI's Settings backup mechanism (accessible via Settings > Additional Settings > Backup & Restore); and I see ...
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Can't use Google discover in mi 9t + miui12.5

People say the option is there but I can't switch app vault to Google discover in my phone. How can I do that?
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How to hide or unhide app in MIUI drawer?

In MIUI I have Files app hidden. I don't have it in my drawer. I can run it by adb shell like this: am start -n com.android.documentsui/com.android.documentsui.LauncherActivity But how do I add this ...
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Disable Google Assistant Gesture

Im using Miui 12.5 in my Redmi 9, and for navigation im using gestures(swipe up for menu, swipe from corners to center to go back, etc), but sometimes when swiping up, instead of going back to home ...
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How to add missing mobile hotspot quick setting toggle on MIUI second space?

Recently I noticed the second space in MIUI has been stripped of several handy settings and shortcuts, which is a back draw on an otherwise good feature. I am looking for a way to add missing ...
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Phone vibrates only for first notification

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro, MIUI 12.5.1 (Android 11) When the phone receives a stream of notifications (e.g. 1 message per 7 seconds), only the first notification is accompanied by vibration - other ones ...
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Stuck in fastboot after uninstalling com.xiaomi.simactivation.service

so, i just uninstalled com.xiaomi.simactivation.service through a rooted app on my Mi9 MIUI 12.5 and now the phone is stuck in fastboot mode. I can still get into TWRP. how can I fix? Please help.
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Miui's default file explorer's private folder encryption issue

I am no techie and no good with codes either but a good Scriptkidie if u suggest some work around for my serious issue here!! Hi everyone, I am on Android 11 poco x3p, recently I hide some image files ...
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TWRP can't flash or boot

I flashed twrp using fastboot on my Xiaomi mi mix 3 and after that I used the command fastboot boot twrp.img but instead of twrp popping up it's the miui recovery
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How can I connect Redmi K20 Pro back to my PC?

It was all fine before I removed windows 10 old folder from my system due to space problems from my c drive, I can connect easly my redmi phone through USB and it will show in explorer like a charm. ...
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Is there a way to make the battery level easier to see on some Android phones such as Xiaomi?

I looked at the battery level on Samsung A32 and it was easy to look at, but on Xiaomi it looks like this: Is there a way to make it easier to look at? Right now I have to go to Settings -> ...
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How can I turn on notifications on phone speakers when earphones are plugged in?

Phone: Redmi Note 8 Pro, MIUI Global 12.0.7.0 Stable (QGGMIXM), Android 10QP1A.190711.020 I can't seem to find a way to get notification sounds through my speakers if I have my earphones plugged in. ...
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Is there a way to group notifications by app?

So, my phone is running MIUI 12.5(rooted if it matters) and some apps just push individual notifications so each notification I get, shows up in its own bubble instead of showing them all under a ...
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How to resolve a bug where documets and media files are not indexed to MediaStorage

I have encountered a problem with several file managers which I have failed to resolve. Files in my device are not properly indexed and hence are not recognised by the file managers at least to my ...
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Xiaomi Redmi 4 Malfunctioning

I have been using my Xiaomi Redmi 4(running on miui global 11.0.2, android 7.1.2) for almost 2 years now and never have I experienced such strange issues. Here's a list of some: 1)Play store: Cannot ...
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Bootloop MIUI 12 after reboot (Xiaomi POCO X3 NFC)

I got bootloop after MIUI 12 phone restart (Xiaomi POCO X3 NFC). Using Magisk 21, TWRP v3.4. I was able to get out the kernel logs, but can not identify where is the problem, what causes the bootloop. ...
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How to restore screen to normal size after turning off the MIUI optimization?

My phone is Xiaomi Redmi Note 9, how can I restore the screen size of my phone after turning off the MIUI optimization even if I turned it back on? Before i have small screen size and small fonts 'coz ...
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Is there a way to unlock stock miui phone after forgetting password?

I have stock xiaomi mi 8 without any additions. I changed my password, and after 3 days of not typing it, I realized that I forgot the new password. I know some words etc, which are there, but I can ...
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Redmi 4X stuck at boot loop

I removed some apps from my non-rooted Redmi 4X device with 'adb shell' because it was becoming very slow and unresponsive even for basic tasks. The packages I removed following this tutorial are: ...
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How to expand system partition? [Xiaomi Mi 9]

How to expand system partition? I'd need at least ~600MB more for OpenGapps package I'd like. Many thanks in advance! Here's log from parted cepheus:/ # parted /dev/block/sde GNU Parted 3.2 Using /dev/...
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Locking bootloader after vendor build change

So, I have a Mi 10 Lite with the MIUI 12 EEA, and it's not the stock ROM but the Vodafone build (QJIEUVF). As there's the new Android 11 update coming, I'd like to have that and not wait for Vodafone ...
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Boot loop after messing with the smallest width option in developer options. (Redmi 5 plus)

so I was bored and I decided to check some developer options to see what they can do... I found this option called 'smallest width', at first I set it from 392 to 100 and it automatically set itself ...
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upgrading to android 10 on RedMi Note 5

I have made system update on my Redmi Note 5. Before system update it has Android version 7.2. Now after I do system update it is showing MIUI version 11.0.5.0 and Android Version 9PKQ1.180904.001. I ...
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(Xiaomi Mi 9 Lite) Mobile data turns off automatically when screen is off!

I have an issue with Mi 9 Lite, when I lock my phone, mobile data turns off automatically after a short period of time, it will turn on as soon as the screen turn on, I tried to enable "Mobile ...
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Disable Bluetooth discoverability in Redmi 6 / MIUI 11

Is it possible to completely turn of the ability of my Redmi 6 (using MIUI 11 currently) to being discovered via Bluetooth by other devices? If yes, then how to achieve this? Things I've tried or read ...
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Can't enable notifications for SMS messages with MIUI 12

I'm using a Xiaomi 9 SE phone, with MIUI 12.0.2 (global). I'm not getting notifications about incoming SMSes! :-( I tried the general phone settings, under Notifications; the slider toggle for SMSes ...
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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 - for all notes - ...
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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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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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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 past the ...
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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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Microphone goes mute on Pocophone F1 when opening any game while in a phone call

Using Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (MIUI 11.0.8 Global). I abruptly go into mute when I boot up any games while in a normal phone call. This doesn't happen in other apps. I tried denying microphone permissions ...
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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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