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How does one properly install and run the google play store app on a xiaomi redmi 7 pro that was bought in China?

My cousin has a Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, Android version 10, MIUI version "MIUI 12.5.1Stable 12.5.1.0(QFHCNXM)" (409dpi) that he bought 'to be delivered from China'. He recently accidentally ...
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Cannot Save Any WhatsApp Data Including Backup to Gmail/Google Account

Recently I bought a new phone (phone Y) - originally, I had been using WhatsApp as a dual app on someone else's phone (phone X), with a number whose SIM card was on a different cellphone (Phone Z). I ...
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Why can I view files from "Internal Storage" WITHOUT entering password either in OrangeFox recovery or via USB cable on PC?

I was under impression that all user files are encrypted by default in Android using FDE. It was to my surprise that I can just run, for example, OrangeFox recovery and when it asks me for a password ...
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Assistant: is it possible to enable it only when charging?

In Assistance setting there is no such option - only ON or OFF. I care about battery and performance. Android 11, Poco X3 Pro.
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Mi mover - why not transfer apps completely?

I've recently proceeded with setting up new Xiaomi device and used Mi Mover to try to copy from older Xiaomi device. The app said "copying apps, some apps it cannot copy but e.g. Telegram, ...
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S WiFi keeps turning off

Sometimes the WiFi just randomly turns off. I don't even realise it has happened until I see how much mobile data I've used. Just to clarify, I don't mean that I lose my signal, I mean that WiFi ...
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Sync two gmail accounts, but only one account's contacts in Mi10i

In earlier models we had option to sync selective items like only Gmail and not Contacts of an account being added to phone, but now If I add 2nd account, by default it syncs all data(gmail, contacts ...
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Notification showing on my android without a specific App

I have a Xiaomi Note 9s phone updated with the latest security patched running MIUI Global 12.0.4.0(RJWMIXM) Android version: RKQ1.200826.002 Android Security Update: 2021-07-01 I am getting a ...
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Headphone mode keeps toggling between ON and OFF on its own. How to fix this?

My Xiaomi phone keeps switching from "headphone mode" to "normal mode" constantly (~2-3 times per second), completely on its own. This persists even if headphones are actually ...
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Xiaomi 11 Ultra - rear display for vlogging

How I can see myself during video recording on Xiaomi 11 Ultra rear display ? Is there any app which supports it or I have to wait until Xiaomi implements it. I have Chinesse ROM. Ready to do anything ...
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Redmi Note 8 locked, need help with unlocking/backup

I need help regarding a Redmi Note 8 that no longer accepts the correct pattern and is locked. I'm looking for a solution that would allow me to either unlock my phone without data loss, or make a ...
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There are folders in my phone that can only be seen through a pc

I'm using a redmi 4 original phone and every time I connect my phone to a pc, folders that I cannot see by checking from the phone files appears. Weirdly, all those folders have periods at the start ...
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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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What is 'receive phone alerts when the band is connected' under Show status in notification shade? - Mi Fit Band App

In the settings of Mi Fit App of Smartband, there is information - Receive phone alerts when the band is connected. This information is in the setting -"Show status in the notification shade.&...
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How do I backup Device Folders and Camera Photos to different Google accounts?

Currently, my camera folder is by default synced to my personal Google account. I would like to backup my Whatsapp Media folder to another account. However, Google photos settings don't let it so. ...
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xiaomi wallpaper

Since the last update on my MI 11 Lite 5G, I'm unable to set my wallpaper to one of my own photos. The only choices given are supplied wallpapers - there is no longer a 'Local' or 'Gallery' option. ...
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All contacts lost on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro, how to find a reason? "Deleted on Sprd - ums512_1h10_Natv"

I’m an iPhone user myself, so I am not well familiar with how Google and simultaneous Xiaomi backup management. My father who has Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro told me all his contacts are missing. I’ve ...
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How to always boot in recovery mode?

I'm using Magisk and, because my device (lavender with Android 11) does not have ramdisk in the boot images, I have to boot in recovery mode (not to recovery, only in recovery mode) every time I want ...
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Redmi Note 5 Pro - unable to flash TWRP

I am trying to flash the LineageOS on my Redmi Note 5 Pro (whyred). Initially, I used Windows 10 for the Xiaomi Unlock Tool. However, the Xiaomi Unlock Tool did not detect my device. So, I used this ...
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Fastboot command does not work properly

Cables are fine Device is unlocked, confirmed from devices settings, boot animation (shows unlocked icon) and fastboot oem device-info Some fastboot command works but some not Some command works for ...
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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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Camera not working in apps Xiaomi Mi Note 10 aka Mi CC9 Pro

The actual camera app on my phone works when I open it but when switching to the front camera it pauses for 10-20 seconds then it switches... but only if I leave it completely still on a desk. If I ...
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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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Clear app default actions in Android 10

Mi App has silently taken over everything related to documents in my Gmail and printing in general in my phone. Whenever I do any action that is "an inch close to printing) then Mi App appears. ...
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How to root Redmi 9C (Redmi 9 India)?

As I understand I can get root access without installing a custom recovery with fastboot commands as described in the Magisk Installation Instructions. I have downloaded the Magisk app and under ...
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Redmi Note 8 Pro flatly refuses to boot into TWRP

Before we start, just want to make it clear that I am aware how easy it is to brick this device, and have decided to go ahead rooting and installing a custom ROM anyway. My goal currently is to use ...
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Is Xiaomi's screen recording not working and it is the way it is?

I tried recording the screen using a Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC, but the motion was choppy and the audio seemed like going through some delay. And so I tried the phone with a better processor: The Xiaomi 11i, ...
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Display glitches in certain apps

Device specs I have so far only noticed this problem in Quora app, and Chrome (some pages). But these are the apps I almost always browse the net with. I did not notice any such issue offline. It ...
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Redmi 4X (santoni): Abruptly shuts down just before booting into OS

Here's a TL;DR - I can't boot into my OS,phone shuts down after being in boot screen for some time but I can boot into fastboot and recovery. I flashed another custom ROM after formatting my device ...
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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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failure to receive code by SMS

I have a MIMAX3 phone, recently, I changed my app for SMS to "Messenger for messages" from "messaging" that is, I assume, the app from Xiaomi. For the login of Dropbox or a Credit ...
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Why does an Android phone with Snapdragon 732G run slower than an Android phone with Snapdragon 678?

I am comparing the two phones: Xiaomi Poco X3 NFC - Snapdragon 732G (8 nm) - Adreno 618 - Android 10, MIUI 12 Redmi Note 10 - Snapdragon 678 (11 nm) - Adreno 612 - Android 11, MIUI 12 For both of ...
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No Google Play Store on Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G

I got a Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G, and it had Google Play Store and I used it to install Pokemon Go and used its Dual app mode. And then I had two Pokemon Go running, but then I tried installing Plants vs ...
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Is there a way to access the wide-angle camera in xiaomi redmi 9 from the computer?

I'm currently trying to access the wide angle camera that xiaomi redmi 9 has. My end-goal is to be able to stream frames from the camera in a python script (using openCV). But knowing how to access ...
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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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Android One slow internet over time (Wifi)

I own a Xiaomi Mi A3 with Android One. My phone gets reaaaally slow internet connection every few months and stays that way until I factory reset it. It only happens on wifi, not on data. The wifi is ...
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How to show all apps on an Android phone?

I had a Huawei Mate 9 before, and there was an icon at the bottom-center of the screen, so that when I tap it, it shows all apps on the phone. (It is running the latest Android it can, which I think ...
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XLOGGER on Xiaomi?

Installed simply file explorer on my pocket telecreener. Xiaomi MI 8 Pro, right now it running on unrooted MIUI 12.04 It happens that I have found a .log file, (completly by accident) with a hundreds ...
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How do you root a merlinnfc? (Redmi note 9/10X 4G)

Hey there people of this.. site. I've tried every "Real" method of rooting xiaomi 11.0.5 (My current ROM) I've tried patched vbmeta images, TWRP, and all of the one click root apps ( Yes my ...
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Why did the control center and notification area of ​my Redmi Note 8 have an opaque gray background after upgrading to Miui 12.0.4?

Why did the control center and notification area of ​​my Redmi Note 8 have an opaque gray background after upgrading to Miui 12.0.4?
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How to use application buttons that are under the usual on-screen buttons (Back/Home/Tiled apps)

Many sites show buttons to accept/reject the cookie policy at the bottom of the screen. But on my phone (Xiaomi Note 7, Android 10) this puts them under the on-screen-buttons: It seems that ...
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Apps started to crash left and right - is it the recent WebView issue? [duplicate]

I'm using Xioami MI 9 SE. Over the past day or two, I've started experiencing mysterious crashes on startup with several applications, including a Radio receiver app (local to Israel); Opera ...
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Phone stuck in recovery bootload and i need to backup all data

EDIT - ive flashed the system because i couldnt find any way of recovering the data, without unlocking anything there is not much that you can do. with this can someone close this question? lastly, ...
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msa keeps stopping [duplicate]

I have recently this message "msa keeps stopping" Can someone help me to repair the problem . My phone is a mimax3
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How to recover data from image?

I have an encrypted complete .img of the userdata partition. What tools or steps can I take, with the assistance of my phone, to decrypt this image? It is my understanding that decrypting it without ...
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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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Stuck on Mi Flash for an hour now

Hi, I'm stuck on the following line in Miflash for over an hour now: [20:58:19 3825d80]:MiFlash 2018.5.28.0 [20:58:19 3825d80]:Thread id:12 Thread name:3825d80 [20:58:19 3825d80]:image path:D:\...
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Kingo Root fails and gives error code 0x11f116 (Xiaomi Redmi Note 9) [duplicate]

I unlocked bootloader on my Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 and tried to Root it with Kingo Root mobile and desktop. Both keep failing and mobile gives error code 0x11f116. Now mobile version crashes when ...
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internal storage showing up as 0MB

I have a Redmi Note 7 (lavender) As I was updating between custom ROM versions (Android 11) and the stock ROM (MIUI), I messed up a few things and ended up with broken encryption. The internal storage ...
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How to "undo" Android cats easter egg and remove cat power controls on MIUI 12

I have enabled Android 11 easter egg by dialing 3 times and unlocking "11" now I have cat controls enabled when I slide down settings shortcut menu on my Poco F2 Pro (MIUI 12 - 12.2.4), and ...

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