Questions tagged [xiaomi]

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

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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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How to avoid black screen on call?

I have an Xiaomi Mi Max which for some reason stopped the proximity sensor at 0 and this means I get black screen on every call (Whatsapp calls in particular) and I cannot do anything but restart. The ...
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Battery drain issue on idle phone, how to find out the culprit?

Overnight, starting from a 100% charge, all apps closed, even from a fresh reboot, screen of course off, my phone (Redmi 6) ends up with a ~90% charge. I know this is abnormal, as my previous phone (...
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Xiaomi Portrait Mode: Where is the original data stored (before depth-of-field effect)?

My Xiaomi 10T Pro has a "Portrait Mode" which blurs the background. When opening such a photo in the Gallery, the phone offers the option to adjust depth-of-field. By default, a medium ...
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Redmi boot screen in Chinese - help

All of sudden when my 'Redmi Note 9' phone was restarted, I somehow landed on a bootscreen menu which is Chinese language. Volume Up key is apparently not working on this screen. And I cannot exit to ...
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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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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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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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Lost bluetooth device. Connection log?

I lost my bluetooth headset. If I knew the exact time my phone lost signal with it, I could be able to locate it. Is it possible to find this information if my phone is not rooted? Android 8.0, ...
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adb daemon started but no device detected

I need help with adb. I'm using rooted Xiaomi Redmi 6A (Android 9). Recently, I flashed the Magisk ADB Root module, which is used to access adb root command (adb push, adb pull). This module utilizes ...
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Notification icon that looks like "C" with a dot in the center on Xiaomi device

I have a Xiaomi device and am confused about this icon ("C" with a dot in the center). I can't get what application this thing is.
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How to create filesystem in TWRP? Getting error: Unable to recreate /data/media folder. E: Cannot decrypt adopted storage because /data will not mount

I tried to flash custom ROM on my Xiaomi Poco M2 Pro (gram) without putting too much thought and then something happened and now it's saying these on every recovery. Failed to mount '/data' (Invalid ...
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How to revoke all authorizations (to private data) given to Xiaomi in MIUI?

On Xiaomi Mi Note 10 there are three prompts asking for authorizations: When opening Bereinigung (the stock cleaning app; I tried using that because I still can't delete caches with Xiaomi Mi Note 10)...
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Block audio and video playback in the browser in the background

Prehistory: On the phone (android, xiaomi) of the child, "Google Family Link" is installed with a time limit for using applications (when the screen is on). But the child turns on an ...
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Custom boot image

I have a smartphone (Xiaomi mido) with a corrupted eMMC, but it seems I can load a boot image into it and run it. I would like to experiment with low-level programming in Rust, such as the display and ...
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Recover user data (photos videos) from a Poco X3 Pro forgotten pattern

So, I decided yesterday to change my pattern to something more complicated for terms of privacy. For my bad, I had such an awful day yesterday and I honestly don't remember the whole pattern. My ...
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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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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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Broken OTP SMS on Xiaomi

I have a Xiaomi Mi Max 3 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 ...
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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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Flashing TWRP.img on Xiaomi Mi A3 to root the device does not work

Working on Ubuntu 20.04. I want to root my device to uninstall some apps (.apk) and possibly also install Ubuntu Touch. I want to uninstall almost all Google apps because I don't have a Google account ...
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My phone got bricked by encryption - any ideas how to fix it?

So I wanted to root my Redmi Note 5 pro and install a custom ROM but sadly I bricked it in the process. It started when TWRP (3.3.1-0-whyred) told me to enter a password that didn't exist. Googled it, ...
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Issues pairing Mi smart scale with Samsung Health app even though it is supported!

I have mi smart scale XMTZC02HM and Samsung Health keeps telling me that it doesn't discover any accessories. Xiaomi scales are supported in Samsung Health app. When I exit the app and go to bluetooth ...
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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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Missing "Manage root accesses" under developer options in LineageOS 16

My phone is Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus 6GB/128GB. After a clean installation (flashed MIUI 9.6.27 first) of official LineageOS 16.0 Sep 19, 2019, I can't find "Manage root accesses" under developer ...
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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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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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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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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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(SOLVED) How (methods) to unlock Bootloader on own Xiaomi Mi5 MIUI8 (Data Recovery context)

UPDATE: 2018/06/27, bootloader implies wipe and it is a dead end for Data Recovery, mount as USB Mass Storage implies root to change settings, and for Mi5 or MIUI 8 this implies flashing ROM (dead end ...
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Add contact to "Only Phone"

I can't save contacts to "Only Phone" as long as I'm logged into Xiaomi account. I have to log off to be able to (If not, I'm forced to sync new contacts either with Google account or Xiaomi's). This ...
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Export/import gboard data

I want to find way how one may export and import data from gboard app. I want to make backup of my data and in future have an ability to move my words to a new phone Also, I need an way to mass-add ...
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phone disconnects from PC after while

my phone disconnects from usb after a while but keeps charging. When plugged to wall charger it does charge, but there is no notification and it even says "connect to charger" when battery is low. I ...
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How do Xiaomi and YU! (CyanogenMod) phones have Google Play Store in India?

Earlier I had asked a query on how CyanogenMod is it from Android. The answer mentioned an interesting point: CyanogenMod is not permitted to ship the Google-Apps with their ROMs, you have to ...
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How to setup a good defense from unwanted content

I have an android phone, xiaomi if it matters. I want to set-up a defense for my phone, so that: I can't view pornography in any possible form. No websites, no games, and not even "soft ...
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Rooting issue Xiaomi Mi 9t Pro

I recently got my hands on a Xiaomi Mi 9t Pro. I tried to root this device using twrp-3.7.0_9-0-raphael and Magisk 26.1 but it doesn't seem to work. Phone Specs: MIUI-version 12.5.1 Android version ...
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Photos and videos vanished from "second space" on Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro

I have (for 2 years) the "second space" in use (Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro, MIUI 12.5.8.0 RJZEUXM, updated about 1 year ago), and it works wonderfully - two separate phones in one. But because ...
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How to disable warning about listening at high volume for a long time on Xiaomi Redmi note 12

All the solutions are not working on Xiaomi Redmi note 12. I want to disable the message which also automatic lower the volume of my phone
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Android 13: bandwidth throttling doesn't work

Android 13 offers a network rate limit for WiFi and xG connections via the developer options. I'm using a Xiaomi smartphone with MIUI 14 sporting Android 13. However it doesn't limit the actual speed: ...
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How can I find deleted notes (even in recycle bin) in Xiaomi?

I deleted my Xiaomi notes in the cloud, but I saw my notes are deleted in the app too. How can I find my notes? Maybe there are some folders. Should I root my phone to find them?
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Remove app icon from home screen on Redmi Note 10, MIUI 14

I want to remove the YouTube app icon but Android doesn't let me (apps in settings only mentioned uninstalling all updates) since it's a default app. I can only uninstall apps which I've downloaded. ...
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Visual and sound notification calendar application for Android

I need a calendar application to give me an alarm at a certain date and time but I need visual and sound notification in the same time, like an alarm with text. Can Google Calendar notifications use ...
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Why do Google Play Services keep stopping?

I have a Xiaomi Pocophone F1 and I am running MIUI stock 12.0.3 without root but I keep getting Google Play Services keep stopping although I wiped the cache and data of all Google apps and I even did ...
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Disable proximity sensor on WhatsApp

My Xiaomi phone proximity sensor was broken, it is giving false result, most of the time it think it is blocked when it was not, and its value keeps changing. This affect phone call because the screen ...
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Possible way to flash a rom to an android device that don't connect to usb-otg or pc?

Phone Mi 10T, has crashed during a custom ROM flashing. The problem is it can no longer connect to PC via ADB or MTP, and also can't read any type of USB via OTG and can't also boot to System; can ...
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Pointer on map apps wrong by multiples of 90°

I have a Xiaomi Redmi 10C running Android 12 SKQ1.211103.001 and MIUI Global version 13.0.0 Stable. I bought it new in Malaysia about 8 months ago in early/mid 2022. This phone does not have a built-...
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How to root Redmi Note 11?

I want to root my device Redmi Note 11. I tried looking up online but could not find any thorough and updated guide. I don't want to brick my phone by following them. Please, can anyone guide me ...
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Redmi 9A stuck at logo bootloop, can't access fastboot

I was trying to flash the fresh port of Ubuntu Touch to my Redmi 9A, an error occurred in the middle of the installation and now I'm stuck at the Redmi logo bootloop and can't access fastboot. ADB ...
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Can't boot with OSS kernel

When booting with self-compiled kernel, this error appears in console-ramoops: [ 36.154875] (6)[5679:idmap2]WARNING: CPU: 6 PID: 5679 at fs/buffer.c:1154 __ext4_handle_dirty_super+0x50/0x1a8 [ 36....
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can't give permissions to apps to access sdcard, I got the message "To protect your privacy, choose another folder"

I'm trying to give access to the sdcard (like the stock file explorer), but if I try to select the root of the sdcard I get the message "To protect your privacy, choose another folder", and ...
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