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[Tips] [Device Team][Guide] Lock Screen & Password Settings For Mi Devices

2017-07-30 16:06:56
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Dear, Mi Fans!
Have you ever wanted to use your Lock Screen & Password as a pro? Maybe you wanted to use your fingerprint as a app lock, launch camera without unlocking your device, set apps on lock screen to access without unlocking device, know your notifications from which app you're getting without unlocking your device, wakeup your device using volume button in case you have any issues with power button and etc,. Follow the step given below to use your device Lock Screen & Password as a pro.

  • From Homescreen go to -> Settings -> Lock screen & password.

  • Lock screen & password -> Manage fingerprints.
-From here you can manage fingerprints, you can add/ remove fingerprints records, you can apply fingerprints to Lock screen, Privacy password, App lock. i) If you have any issues with existing fingerprint you can remove it.

ii) Add new fingerprint record

iii) Enable fingerprints on Lock screen as Privacy password even on App lock.

  • Lock screen & password -> Set screen lock -> Turn off lock
-From here you can turn off lock screen (Note: After you turn off Lock screen password. recorded fingerprints will be deleted. You won't be able to unlock the device using your fingerprint.)

  • Lock screen & password -> Set screen lock -> Change screen lock.
-From here you can change Pattern, Pin, Password.

  • Lock screen & password -> Set screen lock -> Skip swipe screen.
-By enabling this feature will help you Go directly to home screen or password input from wake.

  • Lock screen & password -> Set screen lock -> Require password.
-This will help you to secure you're locked app, you can set it as immediately to prevent someone open your app lock or you can set according to your use.

  • Lock screen & password -> Privacy protection password.
a) Change password: You can change your existing pattern for privacty protection
b) Show pattern: Enabling this will visible your pattern what you draw

c) Add Mi Account: will help you reset your privacy protection password in case you forgot.

d) Unlock with fingerprint: You can use your existing fingerprint as a privacy protection password without using pattern.
This passwords protects the following items:
- Messages
- Photos
- Files
- Notes

  • Lock screen & password -> Lock screen shortcuts.
-You can set any two apps you like on lockscreen to access easily, i.e. you can set Camera on right, left on Mi Community.

  • Lock screen & password -> Sleep.
-This will help you save you're battery How? i.e. If you set on 1 minute and you're device find inactivity it will help you're device to turn off screen and save battery.

  • Lock screen & password -> Wake lock screen for notifications.
-By enabling this feature help you see from which app you're getting notifications, messages etc.

  • Lock screen & password -> Wake with Volume buttons.
-In case powerbutton is not working you can enable this feature to help you wake your screen pressing volume buttons wakes your device.

  • Lock screen & password -> Launch Camera.
-You don't have to unlock your device to open/ lauch camera you can Pressing Volume down twice from lock screen to launch camera.

  • Lock screen & password -> Advanced settings -> Lock screen owner info.
- This message will be dispalyed on the lock screen.

  • Advanced settings -> Unlock with bluetooth devices.

  • Advcaned settings -> Pocket mode.
- This will help you lock touch gestures when device placed in a pocket.


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2017-07-30 16:06:56
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Very Nice thread
2017-08-03 00:27:06
Nice thread indeed :)
2017-08-03 00:27:48

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Bhavya Sri | from Redmi Note 3


nice thread
2017-08-03 00:31:53

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Nesh | from Redmi 3S


very nice info
2017-08-03 00:32:47

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Niture G. B. | from Redmi Note 4


good thread
2017-08-03 00:33:27

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Purna Pradhan | from MI MAX


nice thread
2017-08-03 00:34:55
interesting one
2017-08-03 00:35:49
2017-08-03 00:36:17

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AamanMahi | from Redmi Note 3


Thanks for you valuable information.
2017-08-03 00:39:12
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Latz | from Redmi Note 4


lovely thread...well explained
2017-08-03 00:41:45
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