Hi MI fans..
Customizing our device with our own choice sounds good as always MIUI is there for us. We sometimes are unknown about our device power pack features. Of course utilizing these features will make our device cool and unique. Here I am again with some useful features that most of you might haven't pre owned.
This feature helps you out, avoiding your home screen icons from being misplaced changing your settings.
Steps: Go to Settings Home screen; Toggle the Lock Homescreen layout to ON position.
Editing Carrier Name
Want to see your Xiaomi smartphone different? Here's how to change the name of the operator who usually appear on the main page / status bar at Xiaomi smartphone. This method can also set the name always appears on the page status bar that position one row with the battery status and other notifications.
1. Go to Settings
2. Notification & status bar
3. Dive into Edit Carrier Name . Type your desire words.
Disabled Gesture /Navigation Key
It may be times when you want to disable the gesture/ navigation buttons to play games better. The fastest way to disable them is by tapping the buttons toggle on the toggle panel.
Steps: Open the toggle panel from the top of the screen; Tap the buttons toggle to disable the navigation buttons; Double tap any of the navigation button to enable them back.
You can also disable the navigation buttons automatically based on the app you are using.
Steps: From the device settings, tap additional settings buttons automatically disable navigation buttons; Find and tap the app that you the navigation buttons to be disabled while it’s running on your phone; Select always disable.
View unsynced Hidden
With storage prices plummeting and Internet speeds rising, cloud-based backups make more sense than ever before (and are easier to manage to boot).Though some of us doesn't use the Cloud storage features in MIUI.
However, the feature to "hide" photos are extensively used to hide from praying eyes or if you have hidden a few photos when my phone wasn’t connected to Wi-Fi and mobile data. After getting back the Wi-Fi connection, you may not see the photos in the hidden album.
Steps: Open the stock Explorer (app); Tap on storage (on the top menu); Tap the Menu button Show hidden files.
Note: If your phone has a SD card, go to the following folder \MIUI\Gallery\cloud\.secret Album in the SD card storage, else access this folder in your phone storage to check if you can find your ‘lost’ photoshere.
Wi-Fi hotspot or portable hotspot is a useful feature on smartphones which allows users to share their cellular data or internet connection with other smartphone users . In MIUI you can view, manage, disconnect any personal hotspot connected devices.
Steps: On your phone, go to Settings Personal hotspot; Tap on connected devices; Tap on Limit of connected devices to set the limit.
Note: On exceptional cases, for unauthorized devices, you can view them in the block list. You can also use the view to unblock them as necessary.
Customize Default Apps
Unlike typical stock android where user is prompted with options to open the file type with pre-installed apps, MIUI has a unique way of managing the tasks. Say if you want to open the URL in Chrome instead of stock browser, you are in presented with “open with” options.
Steps: On your phone, go to Settings; Installed Apps; Tap on Defaults on the bottom of the screen to switchbased on your preferences.
Note: You can always switch back to system defaults just bypressing “reset to defaults”.
If you’re happy with the your default theme, but you want to use the icons and dialer pad from other themes, it's possible to Customize your theme function.
Flash alert when ringing
Have you ever turned on Do Not Disturb at night, just to miss a lot of calls as there's no vibration, sound or lights to notify you? With this week's update, you don't have to worry about it anymore! Just remember to leave your phone face down, and you'll get notified by the flashing of the LED flash on the back of your phone.
Try this cool feature
Steps : Go to dialermenuincoming call setting turn on Flash when ringing.
These are the simple but necessary tips which helps make MIUI a better experience than stock android.
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