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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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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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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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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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Apps can't see wide-angle camera in Xiaomi Redmi Note 9

As far as I know such "special cameras" are often not accessible via Android's standard camera API, hence each app needs to be adapted for your device to be able to use e.g. the wide angle ...
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Can't enable "Developer options" on Redmi devices

It is not a big secret that the Xiaomi uses MIUI which is a heavily modified Android OS. Just searching the net quickly gets you the result that on MIUI you have to tap the field MIUI Version 7 ...
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Unlocking (Xiaomi) Redmi 9A without a Windows PC

This looks a bit advertising, but the next best tool for unlocking Xiaomi phones along with Official Mi Unlock is that Unofficial XiaoMiTool V2. It can run on Windows, Linux and Mac OS. XMT2 comes ...
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Can broken screen and USB cable in data transfer mode influence each other?

Note: This answer is an educated guess based on my understanding from Guide to USB-C Pinout and Features and anyone with a better understanding is welcome to improve From a historical perspective USB ...
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How can com.google.android.documentsui be missing in Android 13?

Documents UI describes what this app does: The DocumentsUI module controls access to specific files for components that handle document permissions (such as attaching a file to an email). This module ...
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File transfer over USB cable option no longer appears after upgrade to MIUI 10

What i did to transfer files from "redmi 4" to "mac" was following: Install android transfer software on mac. Go to "developers-option" in your phone to do so follow below steps: 2.1 go to "about-...
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Why does fingerprint sensor not work when phone is charging?

Don't know the exact answer but from my experience It seems that touch sensors are finely tuned and calibrated against voltage reference. Using power supply other than provided chargers might be ...
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Why does fingerprint sensor not work when phone is charging?

As requested by OP posting answer, in response to my comment (now deleted) based on my experience Having a clean power supply, using original charger + USB cable, setting up finger prints again ...
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Photos in DCIM folder visible on phone, not visible via USB

As you point out you're using Linux, I strongly recommend taking a look at adbfs. You can use that to mount the entire device to your computer and access it as if it were local. I'm using it for years ...
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android.process.media issue

The error clearly tries to write a JSON file and chokes on it. The question is now where the JSON file is located and to which app it belongs. My first guess would be to clear the data and cache of ...
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Apps demand I "Update Google Play Services" on MIUI - but should I?

Yes, that message is valid as your Google Play Services (GPS) version is relatively out of date (current version is 12.2.17). If you need to use the applications that require you to update GPS, then ...
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Upgrading Redmi 5 3gb 32 gb motherboard to a 4 gb 64 gb motherboard

A smartphone is not like a PC where you can replace components. Additionally a smartphone mainboard contains everything soldered on it, which means that CPU, RAM, Flash-memory, sensors, and next to ...
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OpenGapps problem in Redmi 4X with LineageOS

Ok I have solved my own question(again)!! Turns out Redmi Phones have some problems with encryption which I figured out after reading this section. When I had initially installed my system, I didn't ...
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OpenGapps problem in Redmi 4X with LineageOS

make sure you flashed right version try flashing another package but same version Possible bug on Rom try Contact on XDA Devlopers
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How to root Redmi 4X?

So I successfully rooted my device and installed lineageos in it today. I created an mi account(couple days back) witj my phone number, made a windows vm and used an [unofficial tool] [https://kkworld....
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Redmi 4X stuck at boot loop

Removing com.miui.securitycenter was the cause of the bootloop. As described in this article the reason for a boot loop is corrupted software/corrupted ROM Not really. Nothing was corrupted. You ...
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Redmi 4X stuck at boot loop

I reset my phone to factory settings by pressing the power and volume keys together which solved the problem of the boot loop, though it resulted in full data loss(obviously). As described in this ...
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Redmi note 8 - black screen won't turn on

You can clean battery connector point. Try another battery. Check display connection. Connect mobile to computer use USB cable for 20 minutes. Disconnect mobile and again connect computer. If you see ...
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Don't use Google and APKPure misbehaves - how do I update apps?

Eventually, Aurora Store worked for me. It's an app which access Google Play without requiring the user to have an account there or to provide his credentials. On the other hand, APK Pure stopped ...
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Xiaomi android always boot in recovery (twrp) mode

Yes, the best solution is to flash the stock firmware. Or the other option is if you backed up recovery partition then you can flash it through twrp to go back to stock recovery, which can solve your ...
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In Twrp recovery mode touch screen is not working on redmi y2

Orange fox recovery should be flashed in case if you are using MIUI 11. Link to that can be found here. For MIUI 9 and 10 users this TWRP is working fine.
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How to remove a certificate Authority installed on my Android mobile ( redmi note 5)

You need to go to: Settings > Security > Encryption & Credentials > Trusted Credentials > User You can remove the installed CA from there.
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easy (command line) way to transfer a folder of photos from Android phone to Linux Debian desktop

I don't know your model of phone but for the new phone of my wife ( Samsung A70 ), the connexion was not possible any more through USB 2 and i find a new link with USB type C ---->https://www.samsung....
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easy (command line) way to transfer a folder of photos from Android phone to Linux Debian desktop

To pull a folder from the sd card, you can use adb tools using following commands in terminal: cd $HOME/Pictures/ adb pull /sdcard/captchas/ It will pull all the files from /sdcard/captchas/ to your ...
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How can I reset MIUI 11 features?

You need to enable Developer options on your MI device. To unblock the developer options, Go to Settings >About, find the MIUI version and tap 7 times continuously. You could see a message “You have ...
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