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Questions tagged [xiaomi]

For questions specific to Xiaomi mobiles, software problems and about its user interface known as MIUI.

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Can Xiaomi Mi Box 4K stream video from an external server using SMB or FTP protocol with external subtitles?

I am seriously considering moving from my Android TV-based Flix TVBox player to Xiaomi Mi Box 4K, because my current solution fails completely on playing / streaming videos from from an external ...
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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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How can I shoot a 60fps video?

I have xiaomi redmi 5 plus/Note 5 that have the option to record 1080p60fps but actually the result would be 30fps .. So i have rooted and enabled camera2 api .. But I still have the same result even ...
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Ant+ hardware support broken in Android 9?

Recently, my Xiaomi Mi A1 received an update to Android 9, and since that I figured out that Ant+ is not working anymore (which did work pefectly using Android 8). Ant Radio tester from the Google ...
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Don't have Google Fit sync support in Mi Fit

I have Mi Band 2 and I'm using Mi Fit application (version 3.5.6). I want to sync data (steps, distance, calories, hearth rate...) with Google Fit application. I tried to follow some guides how to do ...
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Multitasking more than 2 apps?

Is there any way to run more than 2 apps side by side? Preferably on a Mi Pad 4 tablet in landscape. I'm only really looking towards a Xiaomi device since Miui allows input to both apps ...
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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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My Phone wont detect controller without 3rd party apps

My phone is Xiaomi A1. I am using OTG type C -> Controller to USB adapter -> PS2 Controller alot of online guide i read, i only need to plug it in. But i need to use previous version of USB/BT ...
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How to fix jittery GPS readings that occurred out of the blue?

I have a Xiaomi Mi A1 running Android 8.1.0 and had no issues with it whatsoever but lately, completely out of the blue, the GPS readings became really jittery when using the phone for running ...
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Is there a way to have password but remove “phone has been locked / try again in XX”? [duplicate]

My phone missclicks sensor while in my pocket. While I know that this is hardware problem, I want a software solution. I despise the idea of locking my phone because some number of incorrect pin ...
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wi-fi + bluetooth + usb failed for no reason (no system update) on xiaomi redmi note 4

Some time ago I suddenly noted that wi-fi switch does not turn on wi-fi and I could not start wi-fi hotspot on xiaomi redmi note 4. I did not do any system update before that happened. As I've read on ...
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Xiaomi Swipe up brings Browser, how to change behavior?

After updating to the new MIUI 10, swiping up from the home screen now brings the stock browser rather than the former default (Google search).. and there is no option to change that behavior.. how ...
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What is a magnifier system icon on the notification bar of Xiaomi Mi A2?

On my Xiaomi Mi A2 running on Android 8.1, there is a magnifier system icon on the notification bar: What is it? How to remove it?
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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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How to make a full backup and restore (including ROM) using Windows PC via USB?

This should be simple, but apparently, it is not. I want to make a full backup of my Xiaomi MI A2 (ROM, App, Data, All) to my Windows PC via USB. If there is a problem (boot loop, crash, anything), ...
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I can't get TWRP and custom ROM together in Xiaomi MI A2

I'm struggling with my Xiaomi MI A2 to have a simple root. I already got this with Magisk, but the problem is that when I try to install XPOSED, it goes into a boot loop. Many posts say I have to ...
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Whatsapp chats disappearing randomly

In WhatsApp, random messages are disappearing from chats chronologically. Messages from earlier dates are missing. Not all of them disappeared. It's happening randomly. Like if i asked somthing on ...
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fastboot set_active command does not exist

I am trying to root my Xiaom mi a2 phone. But i am stuck on changing the active partition. When i enter "fastboot set_active b" it doesnt execute the command. Instead i get a list off all available ...
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What is it like to call/text on 2 of 5 bands of 4G

The phone I want (Xiaomi Pocophone F1) is only compatible with 1 Verizon band. I was wondering what it's like to call/text like this? Even if it's low quality, but I could still understand the person ...
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mac address randomization on NON-rooted Android 8.1 phone for both wifi and mobile data

I am trying to force my box to (up to date as of posting, NOT rooted Xiomi Redmi Note 5 with Android 8.1.0 OPM1.17 with security patch 2018-09-01., kernel 4.4.78perf+, gui is MIUI v10.0.2.) ...
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What kind of encryption is required for LineageOS on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (whyred) to boot?

Having my Redmi Note 5 stuck at the LineageOS logo, I tried different ROMs like Resurrection Remix OS. They work well. After some reserach, I found a hint to some kind of encryption in the LineageOS ...
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Stuck in LineageOS boot logo when installing on Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 global

I booted TWRP 3.2.3-0 using fastboot, then followed #5 unlocking fastboot to install it permanently on my Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 cause of the problematic anti-rollback from Xiaomi. Next, I installed the ...
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How to get device name like whyred für Xiaomi Redmi Note 5?

For custom ROMs like LineageOS, the more specific device names are used. So e.g. the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 is called whyred or Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge goes hero2lte. Having some experience in Android and ...
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Can I unlock bootloader for Mi phone?

I've been told that I need to ask permission from Xiaomi to unlock bootloader. Why and is there any other way? Btw, I'm currently using Redmi 5A.
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Do all USB C data/charge cables support Quick Charge?

I have a Xiaomi Mi 8 which uses a USB C connector for charging. As long as my phone supports Fast Charging, do I need any sort of special USB C cable to take advantage of the fastest charging speed ...
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Export Contacts to Google contacts

I suddenly understand that the Contacts I registered the last months didn't be included in Google contact but in MI contacts. I use a MI MAX 2 PHONE with Android 7.1 version of Android. How can I ...
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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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TWRP password decrypt storage

I have Xiaomi redmi note plus. I wanted to install twrp and root my device in ordre to flash mods. Well the 1st time I enter to TWRP after flashing it with adb, it demand the password, in steps they ...
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Why the “Sign-in error” notification appear on Xiaomi device?

Since yesterday, I've been getting this error message and I have no idea what application it is. I checked all of my installed apps and can't see it. Can you help me identify this icon?
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edit gps.conf from twrp without root

i tried so many ways to edit my gps.conf without success. What i do: copy my gps.conf to /sdcard/ boot to twrp mount /system and /vendor with write permissions cp /sdcard/gps.conf /system/vendor/...
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Touch screen only works when charging

My Xiaomi Redmi 3s's old screen was broken so I imported a new LCD+Touch-screen with frame from china. After fixing the new LCD, the touch screen(LCD is working perfectly) is not working but the ...
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Xiaomi Mi 5C - Horrible Speed

I have a new Xiaomi Mi 5C ordered from AliExpress. When connected to the data network in Denmark, the internet is horribly sluggish. It seems to only be able to connect via Edge. Anybody knows a ...
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Can't format SD-Card as internal storage - Meta / Expand Android

I have a Xiaomi A1 with Android on it and I use my Samsung MicroSD Card Evo+ 128 GB, as an internal storage. For no reason, it's stopped working and asking me to format it. The issue is, the device ...
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How to optimize all my apps in “Battery Optimization”?

I have xiaomi mi max 32gb -Multirom 8.4.26 I make all my apps "battery optimized" except these apps: (Greenify+amplify+powernap+Launcher+Appops+Magisk+ Xposed). But after rebooting my mobile, apps ...
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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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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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Gmail contacts not importing all contact from VCF file?

I have 1893 contacts in my Xiaomi redmi Note(Android) phone . I exported them to vcf file. Now I am trying to import that vcf file in to gmail account, it says imported 493 contacts out of 1893 ...
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“Save as” like window's saving

I see that in Android (MiMax 2 with Android 7) the downloads fall in the same and unique folder. I have a Dropbox. In the Dropbox I can save my files offline. But when I want to move a file from the ...
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Custom notification sound disables app's notifications

I'm using MIUI 9.6.2.0/Android 7.1.2 N2G47H, according to my phone, a Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus. My current messaging app is Android Messages, and everything was working fine until I decided to set up a ...
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Whatsapp doesn't run on background on new Xiaomi

I got a new phone yesterday, Xiaomi Mi A1, and installed Whatsapp on it. Now I only get notifications when the app is open and a few minutes after I turn off the display (or go do some other thing). ...
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Restoring Android apps and settings on new redmi 4 from backup not possible

I used to use a Samsung Galaxy S5 and now switched to a Xiaomi Redmi 4. I have backup'd my phone settings and app settings to my google account. However, when I initialize my new phone, there is no ...
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Replacing the gmail account on my Mi android phone

My mother gave me her MI phone with android. It has her gmail account. I want to replace it with my gmail account. How can I do this? I looked at Settings -> Accounts -> Google, but did not find there ...
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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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Settings app crashes on (re-) enabling work profile

I have work profile enabled on my Android Oreo 8.1 device and I disabled (turned off) the work profile from the notification drawer menu. Now, when I tap the button to enable (turn on) work profile ...
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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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Xiaomi Redmi note 4 screen error and bootloop

I was not sure where to ask this question, I hope I am asking it in the right place. Recently my phone's (Xiaomi Redmi note 4) screen has been acting strange - when I long tapped it at the home ...
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repetitive bug message “Google Play Movies & TV has stopped” send bug report to Mi for analysis"

My phone is a Mi Max 2. First, after searching in Google Play Store, there is no app with this name, only "Google Play Music". I repported this a more than 100 times, without any changement. the ...
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How to remove persistent “Mi Band is Connected” notification in Android?

I have Mi band 2 from Xiaomi, always connected to my Android device for fitness activity tracking. In the notification drawer, there is always a persistent(unclearable notification) - "Mi Band is/isn'...