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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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Note 7s stuck and not going into fastboot mode

I tried to downgrade my miui. But flashing took long time and status displayed mismatch. I closed flash tool and gone into bootloop trouble phone is switchingoing on and off only work recovery. How is ...
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Stopped between flashing miui to downgrade 12 to 11 and phone got erased every thing

I tried to flash my phone through mi flashtool to downgrade miui from 12 to 11. But took too much time about one hour. I checked the status which showed mismatch between phone and image. I closed ...
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How to forget a memory card used as internal storage in MIUI 12 with Android 10?

I have a Xiaomi Poko C3, and used a microSD card as an internal storage. Now I want to use it as a portable storage instead. When I remove the microSD, some apps like camera fail to open. Is there any ...
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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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How to run tcpdump on termux?

I can have tcpdump binary installed, but my (android) OS is not rooted. So if I try to run it on termux: $tcpdump -ni any tcp and port 12345 tcpdump: wlan0: SIOCETHTOOL(ETHTOOL_GLINK) ioctl failed: ...
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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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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 - 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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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 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 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 ...