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How to uninstall a system app using adb uninstall command (NOT remove via rm or any other way)

I succeded adding the -k and --user options to the pm command, e.g.: pm uninstall -k --user 0 com.android.service The command was issued as root, no need to remount /system as rw. Android on the ...
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Enable "Install via USB" without creating MI Account

What I didn't want was to continue having an MI account connected to my device. So I just created a temporary account, enabled the "Install via USB" option and then logged out from the MI account. So, ...
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Enable "Install via USB" without creating MI Account

For those who have already inserted their SIM card into the Xiaomi phone, the other answers would work. But, if you are using Xiaomi Redmi 5 only for development purposes, you will need to do as below:...
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How to uninstall a system app using adb uninstall command (NOT remove via rm or any other way)

Also works without -k (keep user settings) option: pm uninstall --user 0 com.android.service and without opening adb shell: adb uninstall --user 0 com.android.service
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Enable "Install via USB" without creating MI Account

These steps worked for me for Redmi 8 Pro. Follow them in the exact same order. Enable Developer Options. Settings -> Additional Settings -> Developer Options -> Disable MIUI Optimizations ...
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Enable "Install via USB" without creating MI Account

None of the other solutions floating around the internet worked for me (Chinese VPN, Disabling MIUI optimization...). I also could not temporarily sign into a Mi account, since I'd uninstalled as many ...
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What is MIUI optimization?

According to this thread, this feature (Turn On MIUI Optimization) enables a plethora of MIUI based settings & optimizations as per the guidelines set by the MIUI developers. It helps to load ...
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Enable "Install via USB" without creating MI Account

"Install via USB" wont work if your Xiaomi phone is running MIUI 8 or above. Looks like when you try to Enable this option, your phone trys to connect to some chinese server and fails. I got a work ...
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Enable "Install via USB" without creating MI Account

First question: I think it's a bug Second: The are some workarounds (suggested in Mi forums) Try the following steps to bypass mi account requirement for USB installation: Settings > ...
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How do I check which apps are using wifi?

Go to: Settings > Data usage – WIRELESS & NETWORKS Tap the right-top menu. It will open up a popup menu. Check *Show Wi-Fi usage. Go to Data Usage. You'll realize a new tab called WIFI is added ...
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File transfer over USB cable option no longer appears after upgrade to MIUI 10

Though I was pretty sure I'd transferred files with at least one of the USB cables I tried around the time I posted this question, I tried a third cable at work tonight and the file transfer option ...
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Why do two smartphones connected to the same WiFi network show different speeds (one displays the link speed as 135 Mbps and other only 72 Mbps)?

Just a quick comparison Xiaomi Redmi note 3: Credits Gsmarena Acer Liquid Z630s: credits: Gsmarena The link speeds you mentioned are usually achieved only under ideal conditions which is not ...
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Can't install app (Error code: -26)

That seems to be a MIUI-specific error. From the Locus Map help (translated by me): This error occurs with Xiaomi devices, but has nothing to do with Google Play Store. Error -26 is caused by MIUI'...
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How to unlock bootloader, root and install​ TWRP on Redmi 3S+ (should work with Mi 3s Prime too)

Instructions to unlock bootloader of Redmi 3S phone are very confusing it took me many days to make it work, so I've documented the steps for anyone else trying. There's a lot of text but should be ...
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What is MIUI optimization?

In addition to @xavier_fakerat's answer, note that the "MIUI Optimizations" prevent the installers of various applications from launching correctly even on the phone itself, rather than over-...
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File transfer over USB cable option no longer appears after upgrade to MIUI 10

On Windows PCs and other desktop PCs: try to use a different USB port, often rear ports have more power than the front ports which is sometimes needed by some devices use an USB 2.0 port if your ...
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How can I export MIUI notes?

Solved it in the following way: Synced notes with Xiaomi Cloud Logged in to Xiaomi Cloud with my browser Intercepted network requests with the help of BurpSuite Parsed JSON-bodies with Python ...
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upgrading to android 10 on RedMi Note 5

It's Android 9 The Redmi Note 5 was launched back in 2017, running Snapdragon 625 with MIUI 9.5 based Android 8.1 Oreo. It has since picked the Android 9 Pie. However, in the last couple of months, ...
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Play store error #963

When using the methods reported by @Izzy, none of them solved the issue on my Galaxy On7, rooted to work with Android Pie (9), LineageOS 16 flavour -- using an SD Card as adopted storage. Here is ...
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Can a Xiaomi / MIUI phone bet set to use dd/mm date format?

It's less Xiaomi than Android 6, which eliminated the corresponding setting from the settings pages unfortunately. The argument is obviously that those formats are bound to the region, and thus shall ...
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sharing email accounts among multiple clients

Yes, it is possible. If you use POP3 make sure that you deactivate in all clients deleting the messages on the server after fetching them. Otherwise other clients won't be able to download them. ...
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Automatically turn off bluetooth discoverability

In my OnePlus 6 running Android 9.0, changing the value for the system key (for Settings) bluetooth_default_scan_mode toggles the discoverability of bluetooth. Value 21 to disable, 23 to enable. ...
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Is it possible to assign new function to "left swipe" on MIUI11

If you want to get rid off the news feed and have only google search enter in application google then in the settings of the application ( click on more that is in the bottom right corner then ...
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Disable Bluetooth discoverability in Redmi 6 / MIUI 11

Found the "[Tools] MIUI Bluetooth Discovery App" thread in Mi Community. It lead me to Bluetooth Visibility Fix app which seems to be working as expected under MIUI 11 / Readmi 6 phone. ...
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Intermitent SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR when using Android Wi-Fi hotspot

I fixed the issue, turns out the default APN was not correctly configured. I re-configured my APN with the configuration given by my phone provider (for Orange in France, the config is here: https://...
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Place all app icons on one home screen instead of two on Redmi Note 10 (MIUI)

Turns out you can long press those elements to get rid of them, then move the icons to the 1st screen and it will collapse to 1 screen.
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Cannot sign-in into the app using Google account

That screen looks like the oAuth login dialog shown when you want to use your Google account to login into a third party app. The login page is by default opened in your default web browser (not ...
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Reformat sdcard on every reboot in MIU13

I've installed by compiling https://github.com/exfatprogs/exfatprogs version 1.2.0, as it can repair the filesystem. Then I run in a Linux PC with a card reader: $ sudo /usr/local/sbin/fsck.exfat /dev/...
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Stuck on Recovery Mode 3.0 screen in Redmi Y2

Volume Up button is for recovery mode. Repair the button.
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Transfer file from Xiaomi Redmi 4A to Mac

Here are the ways you can transfer data between your Android phone to Mac. https://101android.com/transfer-data-android-to-mac/
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