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Mi Router 3C

[Discussion] Mi Router 3C FAQ : Specs, Price, Color, Versions and More!!

2017-08-19 14:10:18
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Hi,  Mi fans!
In this thread, we will try to discuss some frequently asked questions regarding Mi Router 3C

Q. What are the dimensions of Mi Router 3C?
A. Mi Router 3C has a Length of 195 mm, Overall Height of 178.9 mm and Thickness of 107 mm.

Q. How much is the weight of this product?
A.Mi Router 3C is only 241 grams in weight.

Q: What are the color options while buying this device?
A: This device comes in White color only.

Q: What is the cost of Mi Router 3C and how to buy it?
A. Mi Router 3C is available in, Flipkart, Amazon and all leading online stores at a price tag of 1,199 INR.

Q.What all items the Mi Router 3C package inbox contain?
A. The Mi Router 3C package box contains one Mi Router 3C, one 5 volt/1 ampere Power adapter and one user guide.

Q: Is Xiaomi Mi Router 3C waterproof or water resistant?
A: No, the Mi Router 3C is not waterproof, so please don't expose it to the water.

Q: Does Mi Router 3C has LED notification light?
A: Yes, Mi Router 3C has Red/Blue/Yellow LED indicator LED notification while working.

Q. What is the Hardware configuration of this device?
A. Mi Router 3C builds with MediaTek Processor MT7628N and 16MB NorFlash ROM and has a 64MB DDR2 RAM.

Q: How many antennae are there in Mi Router 3C?
A: Mi Router 3C has 4 antennae for a wide range of coverage.

Q: What is the cooling method of this device?
A: Mi Router 3C is built with fanless architecture and has a special technology which makes this device cool automatically.

Q. What is the WIFI standard of this device?
A.  Mi Router 3C comes with 802.11n wifi protocol and has a frequency of 2.4GHz 2X2. It follows the standard of IEEE 802.11b/g/n, IEEE 802.3/3u.

Q. What is the network speed of Mi Router 3C?
A.Mi Router 3C is capable of 300 Mbps speed.

Q. How many ports are there in the Router?
A.It has 2 -  LAN port which is capable of 10/100Mbps (Auto MDI/MDIX), 1 -  RJ45 WAN port which is also capable of 10/100Mbps (Auto MDI/MDIX).

Q. Is there any Reset button?
A. The router has a reset button which becomes useful if you want to reset your router.

Q. Can I use it with BSNL broadband (For ADLS users of any broadband provider)?
A. If you’re going to take a new ADSL connection you cannot connect to the internet directly. But, if you have an existing modem you can connect the Mi Router 3C to it. Where as people having fiber optic connections like Railware can easily use it with their existing/new connection.

Q. What is the security features of this Mi Router 3C?
A. Mi Router 3C has WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK encryption, wireless access control (blacklist), SSID hiding, Anti-rub network.

Q. What are the supported languages in this Router setup?
A.The router supports English, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Hong Kong Traditional, Taiwanese Traditional language.

Q.How many devices can I connect to Mi Router 3C?
A. It supports connection with up to 64 devices (20 PC and 64 IoT). Which is more than enough to use at home as well as small offices

Q. What extra features do I get with Mi Router 3C that are not present on any other router in this kind of budget?
A: Some friend suddenly visited your place and needed you WI-Fi? You no longer need to tell them the password and add their MAC address to whitelist as Mi Router 3C comes with pre-configured guest Wi-FI sharing options. It has also got parental controls so that you can control what sites your kids visit, at what time you don’t want them to be online.

Q. Does it offer anything like WiFi connected hard disk?
A: No, Mi Router 3c doesn’t support storing and sharing files via WiFi. You can use it to store and share files on different devices but not on the router itself.

Q. How to setup Mi Router 3C easily?
A. You can setup Mi Router in easy steps by following this guide

Q. Can I use the Mi Router 3C as a repeater rather than the regular router?
A: Yes, to improve the Wi-Fi connectivity at your place, you can actually use the Mi Router 3C as a repeater. It has a great range and thus would be very useful.Please follow this guide for setting up it as a repeater in easy steps

Q. What is the latest Firmware update for Mi Router 3C?
A. Please follow this thread for the latest firmware update of the Mi Router 3C and the how to's guide.

Q.Is it possible to flash the firmware manually in Router 3C?
A. Please follow this guide to flash firmware manually.

Q. Does Mi Router 3C supports with a static IP address?
A. Yes! Mi Router 3C works with a static IP address too. Please follow this guide to setup your router with a static IP address.

Q. How to create a VPN network with Mi Router 3C?
A. Please refer to this guide to use VPN feature in Mi Router 3C.

Q. What is the feature list for Mi Router 3C?
A.Mi Router 3C comes with a lot of features. Some of the exclusive features are:
  • Notifications - Get a notification on your phone whenever a device is connected
  • Speed boost - Find and fix speed problems in a single tap
  • QoS - Allows bandwidth to be preferentially allocated to activities of your choice
  • Restore password - Get it together with account credentials from old router easily
  • Test network - Detect & fix network problems easily
  • Parental controls - Control internet time and content of connected devices
  • Sync Wi-Fi password - Whenever you change your Wi-Fi password, it will be synced to your Mi smart devices automatically
  • Repeater mode - Mi router can be used in addition to your current home router to improve Wi-Fi
  • Guest Wi-Fi - Create and configure guest Wi-Fi network without affecting primary Wi-Fi network
  • Wall penetration mode - Increase power of your Wi-Fi network for deeper penetration through walls
  • Wireless access control - Filter devices based on MAC address, both whitelist & block list
  • DDNS - Update your hostname IP in real time with supported DDNS providers
  • Port forwarding - Apply port & range forwarding rules for your applications within the network
  • VPN - Apply your VPN provider’s configuration on router level for robust security
  • Wi-Fi Timer - Turn on/off your router for prescribed intervals
  • Schedule reboot - reboot your router on scheduled time

Q. Where I can find more details on Mi Router 3C?
A.Please follow this link to know more about this product

Q. What to do if something goes wrong with my Mi Router 3C?
A. You can post your queries on Mi Community forum and the moderators will attend to the same. If there is a physical damage/defect you can visit nearest service center. The service center details are available on


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2017-08-19 14:10:18
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Nice thread bro, will definitely help users.
2017-08-20 09:29:29
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qamit | from mobile


NICE Thread. All information in One Place.
2017-08-20 10:48:29
Thank You..
Amit Karmakar.

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Abhinavbunny | from Redmi Note 4


Thx for sharing.....
2017-08-20 14:35:08

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Anil Rathore | from Redmi Note 4


Nic information...
2017-08-28 16:31:55

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Mi WiFi app is not working at all.  Not showing any connected devices.  Not able to create guest network.  Also not showing network speed.
2017-08-29 12:54:51

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soumyajit_pal Author | from Redmi 3S


Mi WiFi app is not working at all.  Not showing any connected devices.  Not able to create guest net ...

Which service provider you are using? What is your router firmware version?
2017-08-29 22:31:17

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Which service provider you are using? What is your router firmware version?

Bsnl optic fiber.  Updated to latest firmware.  
2017-08-30 03:21:42
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Bhanuprakash143 | from Redmi Note 4


2017-09-07 01:49:09

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amazing one by mi
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