Questions tagged [xiaomi]

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

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“Google keeps stopping” error message

I have a Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 since June. It's running MIUI 10.3.6.0 (latest stable). Today I noticed that the phone kept rebooting itself, about 2 times in a span of 1 hour. When I used it a while ...
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How do i check my Wireless earbuds Battery?

Okay, So I don't really know What's the appropriate section of StackExchange to post this question, But I'd like recommendations on that. So i'm using new wireless earbuds that I bought earlier this ...
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How to change DPI [MIUI 11 Stable Xiaomi EU]

How to change DPI? I know that I can manually manipulate text size etc... but I'd like to globally change it in system, so that's screen is 6.3" but everything is scaled like it it's f.i. 5". ...
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Trebuchet 10 keeps stopping

So hi. Recently installed the Lineage 17 on my Mi 9T Pro (Raphael). Today my launcher started going crazy and ultimately keeps stopping. Device is rooted. Tried to use Pixel Launcher but it stops ...
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Apps keep crashing and weird colored lines appear on the screen

I have a Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 since June. It was running pretty fine from the beginning but it started having issues since October. At the beginning, I saw Viber app crashing for about 3 times in a ...
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TWRP ask for password - cant mount data partition

I want to install an open ROM like AospExtended on a new Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 with stock MUI. To avoid issues with Xiaomi's anti rollback mechanism, I'd like to boot TWRP then copy its image and ...
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Recover data from android device with broken touch and screen

I need to recovery the data from an android device. I have a Redmi Note 7 with broken touch screen. Furthermore half of the display is black and the other half very buggy. Unlocking the phone is ...
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How to enforce Selinux (setprop ro.boot.selinux=enforcing)

I have a Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro (raphael, China Version) device. I set the prop "ro.boot.selinux" to "permissive", by installing this Magisk Module. Now I'd like to set it back to "enforcing", but didn'...
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Xiaomi Mi 9 stuck in fastboot

So, hello there my fellow redditors. Long story short, I think my phone is completely broken. What I did: Unlocked bootloader Flashed TWRP Erased EVERYTHING in TWRP Decided to reboot the phone back ...
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Disable Alt+Tab physical keyboard shortcut

Is there any way to disable the Alt+Tab shortcut when using physical keyboard on android phone ,I'm using xiaomi Mi a2 phone.
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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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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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Unable to install/update apps from Play store on Xiaomi A3 on data plan

I am trying to download update/install apps from the Play store on my MI A3 Jio connection, but it has been unsuccessful. All services like Facebook, Whatsapp, etc are working fine. The apps I am ...
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Does the use of Android One remove the risk of OEM spying?

China is forcing tourists to install text-stealing malware at its border. Also, U.S. intelligence officials imply that Huawei, ZTE devices aren't safe for consumers (even in the West). Some ...
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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 ...
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Transfer whatsapp to other phone in dual space contacts sync problem

I transferred my whatsapp from an old htc 728g phone to a new xiaomi a3 mobile. I use an app called dual space to use whatsapp.now I am unable to see my contacts as names though I see their numbers in ...
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my mi a3 mobile does not detect memory card after formatting it

I have a new Xiaomi Mi A3 mobile. I have used a cheap quality memory card with unknown manufacturer. The memory card was bought 4-5 years back when I inserted it in new phone then I could format the ...
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How to install global MIUI/google services on a Redmi Note 8 Pro?

I have recently bought a Redmi 8 Pro in China with the Chinese MIUI 10. Because I live in the UK, I would like to use google services and apps such as Whatsapp and Facebook that are not available on ...
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Contacts displayed multiples times with different color codings

Today, I migrated to a new cell phone running Android Pie. The model of the phone is Xiaomi Mi A3. I use to back up all my contacts on Google Contacts and sync it whenever I change my phone. This time,...
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Fastboot Xiaomi system partition problem

I am trying to upgrade Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite to Android Pie via fastboot ROM images. It was on Oreo, initially. Had TWRP installed in boot.img because it is an A/B slots device. TWRP is officially ...
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trouble maker when I write email or username

When I want to write email or username, or when I search for topics e.g. on stack overflow, when I begin to write, I see immediately on the screen things I wrote in the past and sometimes, despite ...
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Cannot turn Wi-Fi on or/and change its settings

Sometime ago w/out apparent cause it started. When I try to turn on Wi-Fi by icon or switch in settings, icon changes like it's on, but when I navigate to other place and back - it's displayed as ...
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Xiaomi Mi A1 does not recognize my micro SD card

I got an used 4GiB (not much, but as a gift it's ok). When I first inserted it, it was recognized by the phone (9.0 July Patch) and formatted, but after a failed data transfer he phone sees it only at ...
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What does “Global EU” mean in the context of smartphone versions?

While browsing smartphone offers, I encountered several offers like "Xiaomi Mi9 6/64GB Global EU". What does "Global EU" mean in this context?
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How to use 2 sim cards & SD Card?

I have xiaomi redmi note 5 pro, and the sim tray has a hybrid configuration, Either using 2 sim cards or 1 sim and one micro sd card. Is it anyway to use 2 sim cards and a micro SD card in the same ...
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Install APK from ADB and bypassing the prompt on Redmi

Device = Redmi 5 Plus. I have 250 apps as a .bak created by PC app. But the cheater PC app is asking for premium to restore it now. So, I can extract the .bak and find my apps. I wanted to batch ...
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Redmi Note 7 factory reset via PC

I was just trying to flash Lineage OS on my new Redmi Note 7, since MIUI kinda sucks, and it didn't really seem to work. So after a few tries and restarts, my phone started requesting the password for ...
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Earbuds are too loud

My third party earbuds are too loud. On a computer, or in certain apps (like VLCs) it's not a big problem. But when in calls, they are way too loud. The volume slider is not granular, and the lowest ...
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Mi 9 (M1902F1G) running MIUI 10.2.15.0 issue with fitness trackers

I'm seeing issues with my new phone that it's not keeping the GPS enabled when fitness trackers are running. E.g. a bike ride consists of a straight line between the start and end location. I've ...
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Video not fully working because of insufficient storage space

I was filming a video on my Xiomi A1 phone for about 6 minutes. I did not notice any warning of storage data usage running out until I finished filming, but afterwards I saw that it showed the warning....
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How to fix “fastboot FAILED (command write failed (No such file or directory))” error?

I was trying to flash TWRP recovery image in my MI 8 SE on my windows 10 laptop. I can detect my device in fastboot mode, but when i try to flash the image i get this error target didn't report max-...
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Multiple chrome tabs impact

I am interested in finding out how much impact on battery usage,data usage and memory/ resource drain does occur on my Android 8.1 (Oreo) when I have multiple instances of apps ( facebook 3 pages ...
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VLC crash playing a video file in a Xiaomi TV Box

I have a Xiaomi Tv Box International version. But I have a issue that I can´t understand and fix. When I play a video with more than 3.5GB ~ in the VLC app. The film execution crash more or less in ...
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 cannot connect to LG FH2 speaker since there's a Bluetooth profile incompatibility

I have found that my LG FH2 speaker uses the A2DP profile protocol: http://gscs-b2c.lge.com/downloadFile?fileId=gQHBfK7s0ZXFVKL7CatPeA ...whereas my Android phone is unable to get connected to it, ...
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Adobe Flash Player not supported by Mi Max 3 device [duplicate]

I have a Mi Max 3. I received today a video, and I cannot open it because of this message This content requires Adobe Flash Player, which is not supported by your device. Is there a way to bypass ...
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Overheating mark on the screen in - any DYI ways to have it go away?

A family member of mine has a Redmi Note 5 since last September and has been a very happy user when one day, with no warning beforehand, a semi-circular, ring spot appeared on the right hand side of ...
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Third Party Apps cant get wifi SSID

This is the my first time asking in this SE site. I have a Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro running MIUI custom from Xiaomi.eu. The problem is that in every app (third party apps) that uses Wifi, the SSID is not ...
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USB Debugging stopped working - Xiaomi Mi A2 - Android 9 (Pie)

USB Debugging isn't working anymore (was working before). Tested it with 2 real Xiaomi Mi A2 devices. Setup: Xiaomi Mi A2 (Android 9, Build-Number: PKQ1.180904.001.V10.0.7.0.PDIMIXM) macOS 10.14.4 ...
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Last 2 updates of Xiaomi Redmi 6 broke the SD card, solutions?

A lot of people including me that own a Xiaomi RedMi 6 lost data on SDs used in this phone. Seems this happened last 2 or 3 updates - SD cards went to RAW and even some of them cannot be successfully ...
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Phone stuck in bootloop after renaming system APK

I have an xiaomi redmi note 5 rooted: to get rid of the notification system about new updates I've renamed the " Updater.apk " file on root /system/data/Updater , but now the phone in in bootloop. I'...
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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 ...