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Profile -> Settings -> Show Status in Notification Shade August 2018 Android version 8.0 MiFit App version 3.4.4


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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, now I hope the option stays enabled :)


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Finally, I got a workaround - the Wi-Fi has to be turned off and then the installation over USB works as expected.


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For those who have already inserted their sim card into the Xiaomi phone, the above answers all would work. But, if you are using Xiaomi Redmi 5 only for development purposes, you will need to do as per below: You will need to sign up/sign in for a Mi account before you continue. 1) Extract sim card from your non-Redmi phone. (It should be nano sim. ...


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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 MIUI system apps as I could and thus sign-in wasn't working anymore (and I just didn't want to sign in to begin with). YMMV - it worked for me when I did it ...


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Qualcomm 9008 mode is for emergency repairs as a last resort - without it your phone could remain bricked under certain situations. However, in case of Xiaomi phones, even if you flashed the phone under this mode, the account lock (if there is any) will still be persistent and you won't be able to use any services related to it (i.e. Cloud). The original ...


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First you need the actual fastboot, e.g. 1.4.3 (from link in the other answer). Then the correct command is: fastboot --set-active=a or: fastboot --set-active=b In the help (fastboot help) you can read in fastboot version 28.0.3: --slot <slot> Specify slot name to be used if the ...


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I finally found that proxy was set to some ip in APN setting. I removed proxy and saved APN setting. And Internet is working fine now. Mobile Networks > Access Point Names > open the one APN > delete the content in Proxy


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"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 around and it worked for me. Idea is to connect to Chinese-Shanghai server through VPN. Try the following: Install PlexVPN from Playstore and login into it. You ...


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You could inadvertently pass along proprietary information to a foreign government without even realizing it. This holds true when a person is using non-Chinese communication or computing devices as well. Just because western economies are also democratic countries do not mean that those democratically elected governments or their intelligence agencies do ...


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You can go to Settings -> Apps, then go to the very end of the "System Apps" row, then disable XiamioLeanbackCustomizer. You then need to reboot the device (or force quit each app) so that the applications populating the recommendations menu can reload.


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To do a backup like you want, you can just copy everything from /data/data except the lib directories/symlinks (they will fail when you want to restore/push them). A very easy thing to do is adb pull /data/data and then delete all the lib files (as symlinks are only files but those refer to directories). Upon restore you can install each app, using adb ...


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I've found the source of the problem asking in the MIUI forums, the boot image will not accept a modified /system. You have to use the adb interface: adb devices then adb disable-verity. Disclaimer: I'm not responsible for any damage caused by these operations.


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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 usually the case in situations where there is a lot of wave interference from other devices. Additionally, the maximum speeds you see may depend on the wireless ...


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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 > Additional Settings > Privacy: Check the Unknown Sources option. Settings > Additional Settings > Developer Options > Turn On USB Debugging Settings > Additional ...


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Typically, Android devices default to having no lock screen. Apparently Xiaomi didn't like this; it is a pretty terrible idea to leave your phone unprotected from others, after all, unless you don't care about theft or its contents. As such, the option to disable the lockscreen is "hidden" in the developer options. Presumably this is to help developers ...


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The custom recovery .IMG is corrupted and you should go download a different one. In the error you received DTB stands for Device Tree Blob. The device tree blob is a default mechanism to pass low-level hardware information from the bootloader to the kernel.


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You must login to your Mi account before pairing Mi Band for the first time. Thereafter you only need Bluetooth connection. Yes you can use Xiaomi Mi Band offline. It asks for connection only for login. After login it will never ask for internet connection. Xiaomi Mi Fit App provides for syncing data with Google Fit, WeChat, Facebook and many others. But ...


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I had the same problem, figured it out eventually. Just extract the Mi unlock tool files into a new folder directly in the C Drive. Hope this helps.


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after lots of research... I have come to realize that you should remove the stock browser completely in order to restore Google search app as the default... removing the browser requires a computer and an app called "Xiaomi ADB/Fastboot Tools by Saki_EU" that can be found here: https://www.reddit.com/r/Xiaomi/wiki/tools


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Go to Settings -> Additional Settings -> Privacy. Find SIM Lock section, select the SIM you want to change the pin, then click on "Change SIM PIN".


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AndroidOne can lower risk of spying due to vendor's negligence or non-systematic action (e.g., one employee adds some spying code without anyone else in the company knowing about that). The more modifications are there, the more places to inject some malicious modification and the more employees to care about. You might argue that the vendor is just ...


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So I fixed it the way it was suggested me by @rom1v scrcpy --turn-screen-off and works better than what I was expecting!


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Go to of your app drawer. Then search for the app Contacts. Open it. To edit the owner information you should go to the Me contact. It is at the very top.(not by the "m") there you can set all the information for the owner. When you are finished, tap save. In Settings go to Lock Screen, then you will see an option Owner Info like in the screenshot ...


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This does not depend on stock Android, it depends on Xiaomi. Your system is only installed in a partition (system), it does not alterate the whole partition table on your device. I had the same problem with my MI2S. Only recently I repartitioned the whole phone, giving 10 gigs to the apps' section. It seems like it's the only way. Here are the detailed ...


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I might have misinterpreted your question, but to enable ADB to list Xiaomi devices, you need to update adb_usb.ini and put Xiaomi vendor IDs there: On windows go to c:/Users/{your-username}/.android On Linux ~/.android Open the file adb_usb.ini in a text editor and add these three lines: 0x8087 0x2080 0x2717 Save the file, open a CMD (or terminal) and ...


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Yes there is an app called Mi Mover which helps to transfer data from one Android Phone to a Mi phone. Users can refer Xiaomiadvices for download links and tutorial on how to transfer data using Mi Mover app.


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Redmi 2 has a Chipset that supports 64-bit but the Bootloader is not 64-bit ready. Technically the seller didn't lie as the device is 64-bit architecture but you cannot install a 64-bit ROM (yet) since the bootloader is not 64-bit ready. Related MIUI thread 1, MIUI thread 2 and Issue reported on GitHub There's a mention about Lollipop 64-bit version on ...


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Well ,I got it just ..need to Tap on MIUI version instead of Android version..


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You can usually copy the data for user apps without issue, but there is no guarantee. I wouldn't copy the /data/data/ folder wholesale, since it will include system app data and provides no way to easily manage it. I recommend Titanium Backup instead. With root, it allows you to easily backup any subset of apps (such as user apps) that you wish, and then ...


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