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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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XIAOMI Redmi 6: how to change or remove the pin of the sim?

I have XIAOMI Redmi 6 phone, model M1804C3DG. Android version: 8.1.0, kernel version: 4.9.77+ . There is no options in the menu to remove or change the pin of the sim. I have enabled developers ...
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Can I update my Redmi 5 beta to Stable manually?

Can I update my Redmi 5 beta to Stable manually by going to About phone > system update > choose update packages. N select the stable zip file n flash. Can I do that ?
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Just rooted and can't enable premium messaging

When I attempt to enable it, it's stuck like in the picture. I then receive the message: Free Msg: Unable to send message - Message Blocking is active. I've tried other messaging applications, but I ...
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How can I backup everything on an android? [duplicate]

I have a redmi note 5. It has been asking for updates for a while, which I have been postponing. The reason is that my previous phone, a huawei, got locked into bootloop when I did update it, so I ...
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Stuck at boot animation logo after flashing GSI image system

I know it seems be a repeated question but i have tried every possible solution i found, i have xiaomi redmi s2 with unlocked bootloader and custom treble TWRP recovery and i have a generic system ...
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how to remove/toggle headphone icon manually [Root]

So my phone (Xiaome Redmi 2) has -stuck in Headphone mode always connected even if the headphone is not connected. -so earpiece do not work during phone call. -SmartAbout app fixed the issue but ...
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Connect from windows to distant FTP server through the sharing connection

I have a Mi mix 2s phone (good phone) but I have an issue with it. I'm a webdevelopper and I'm sharing my 4G connection to my computer (Windows 10) but I can not use FTP (to connect to a distant ...
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Troubleshooting wifi issues

Suddenly the wifi of my Xiaomi A1 stopped to connect my home's wifi :-/ There is no update, either phone or router, I'm aware off. But at some point yesterday I realized I was not connected. So I ...
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Hotspot issue, connected, no internet

I have an issue in my phone, and I lost hope I will find solution. Phone: * Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Android Version: * 7.0 NRD90M MIUI Version: * MIUI Global 10.1 Kernel Version: * 3.18.31-perf-g4339b70 ...
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How to pair a bluetooth mouse to an android TV?

I have a Xiaomi Mi Laser Beamer with android TV and a Logitec MX Anywhere 2 (mouse) and a Logitec Craft (Keyboard). The beamer came together with a bluetooth remote control. The keyboard and the ...
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System crashed and not rebooting on Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus with MIUI 8. My system crashed today and then the phone tried to reboot but is stuck eternally in the boot screen with the Mi and Android logo. I only had 100 MB free ...
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How to disable full screen incoming call (Android Pie)

I have a Xiaomi Mi A1, and it recently updated (January Pie patch). Before it, every time I received a call while I was in a full screen app with Do Not Disturb activated, it would show the incoming ...
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My Chinese Redmi 4A showed me a step counter in the screen to the left of the home screen but my non-Chinese Redmi 6 does not

I bought my old Redmi 4A in China less than two years ago. I never installed most of the Google infrastructure on it. I did upgrade to MIUI 10. I just bought a Redmi 6 in Taiwan so it does have all ...
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Redmi 2014818 says “unfortunately com.android.systemui has stopped”

I have Xiaomi HM2 LTE IN. Also called Redmi 2014818. Every time I try to open any MI app the phone says "unfortunately process com.android.systemui has stopped". Then when I tap "view summary" the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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). ...