hope you are doing well. Today we talk about Xiaomi’s latest budget segment mobile Redmi 4. Redmi 4 mobile comes in the pocket-friendly budget. You can enjoy all flagship features in this phone like a high capacity battery ( 4100mAh battery), 13MP back camera, 5-inch display with a powerful Snapdragon 435 octa-core processor. In this Article, we talk about various issues of Redmi 4 which you face during phone usages like battery problem, phone heat problem, contact problem, mobile data problem, camera problem, GPS problem, bootloader unlock issue, bootloader permission issues, hardware problem, MIUI problems (MIUI 8/ MIUI 9), voice problem, Google assistant issue, font issue, hang problem, lag issues etc.
Most of the problems are software related, you can easily handle via following some easy steps. So here we discuss every minor problem of Redmi 4. No matter which is hardware problem or software problem. Here we try to answer your all queries regarding Redmi 4 mobile.
1. Redmi 4 Heating Issue Solution:
This is a common problem of every Redmi 4 users. Users always complain about heat problem in Xiaomi devices. As you know Xiaomi Redmi 4 is a budget device so you can assume that hardware is not good. don’t be panic. Xiaomi always gives a better build quality in this price range in comparison of other Mobile OEMs. Here you can do something which is helpful to reduce heating issue in your favorite Redmi 4. Please follow below task to solve the heating issue in your Xiaomi mobile.
Don’t use your phone during charging.
Go to Security. choose Battery icon option.
Here system analysis the details and shows that app which is responsible for heating.
Go to that app and force close app.Make sure GPS is off.
Check background apps. Go to permission manager and give appropriate permission to the desired app.
Don’t play heavy games in Redmi 4.
After following above simple steps you can reduce your heating issue in Redmi 4.
2.Redmi 4 Battery Drain, No Charge Solution:Redmi 4 have an awesome battery which is more powerful than other mobiles. However, if you face not charging problem then you can solve this issue easily. Normally this type problem faced by the users when the phone is new. In short, once you out of the box your Redmi 4 than might be your phone not charge with your default data cable which comes with phone box. So don’t be panic just use another data cable for the first day. If still not charge then change the charger.
If your phone battery doesn’t charge after the particular percentage like no charge after 60% or 70%. then don’t worry. this is not a problem this is battery threshold. which is helping to prevent battery damage due to overcharge. You can solve this issue via decreasing battery power to 0%, once phone shut down due to power then charge your phone in switch off condition. When phone crosses 30% than Power ON your phone. Now battery threshold solved.
If you face fast battery drain in your Remi 4 then we can help you in this matter. The first thing which we want to share with you that Redmi 4 runs on MIUI 8 which is customized screen on Android OS. MIUI is too heavy because of various customizations. So in short, we can say MIUI is hungry for the resource as well as power. So normal power reduce is common. If you face unexcepted battery drain than you can try tricks to recovery battery drain problem easily.
If your battery drain problem occurs due to system update (MIUI update) then you need to downgrade your system or wait for the next update. Once MIUI team release the update then your battery problem easily solved via updating your Redmi 4 through MIUI updater app which is preinstalled in your Redmi 4.If you don’t update your Redmi 4but still face battery drain problem then check the last app which you installed in your mobile may be that app consumes more resource of your Redmi 4. You can go to security app and check battery health. Here you can also check which app consume more power. Here you get a correct idea which activity/app responsible for your battery drain.
give the correct permission of that particular app and remove the app from auto start section.
Make sure you turned off GPS when not used by you.
Don’t play heavy games.
Don’t use your phone during charging.
After following above simple steps you can easily solve the battery problem. Here you need to maintain battery permissions and system permissions through the help of Security app which is preinstalled in MIUI. Always scan you mobile with antivirus. Antivirus also come preinstalled in your Redmi 4 mobile.
3.Redmi 4 WhatsApp contact & Sim Card Contacts problem Solution:
By default, Redmi 4 don’t show SIM card contacts in his phonebook. So if you want to use SIM card mobile number which is saved in SIM then follow below steps:
Go to Settings -> System Apps -> Contacts -> Import/Export Contacts -> Import from SIM card 1/2.
After following above steps your SIM cards contacts display in your phone book.
If your contacts not showing in WhatsApp then might be you restrict WhatsApp to access your phonebook contacts. Now here only two way. First, easy way you need to reinstall WhatsApp else go to security app and give contacts read permission to WhatsApp once you give permission to WhatsApp force stop the App and again launch.
4.Redmi 4 Gallery Problem:
If you face gallery permission issue on your redmi 4 when you launch Gallery. then you need to do something in permissions for more details you need to follow below article instructions
Steps to solve Gallery Permission Issue :There are no difficult steps to solve this problem. you can easily solve.
Follow below steps to Solve Gallery Permission error in Xiaomi MIUI :
1. Go to settings -> installed apps.2. Tap on Gallery.
3. After that clear Data and cache.
4. Force close the Gallery App.
5. Go to home screen.
6. Open gallery app.
7. System asks for permission.
8. Give the permission.
9. All set. done.
After following above simple steps your gallery problem solved easily.
You can do same steps if you face any other permission error on another app like camera app, file manager app, calculator app, scanner app or any other system app. When you face this type of error just clear the data and force close the app and after that relaunch the particular app. Always remember reset is not the solution for every small problem.
All steps same in all MIUI versions. no matter which you are using like MIUI 8 or MIUI 7/6.
EDIT 1 :
If above method not work then try this.
Go to settings ->installed apps ->tap on Gallery. then tap on permission manager and give all permissions.
OR Go to Security app -> permissions -> permissions -> choose Gallery and give all permissions.
5.Bootloader unlock issue (Stuck at 50%):If you want to unlock your bootloader then you need to take permission from Xiaomi. Once you receive the permission then you can do it. But still you unable to unlock your bootloader then you need to wait for some time. Please wait for more approx 7 days then try. Make sure you use same Mi account on both (your mobile and Mi unlock tool).
6.Mic Problem in Redmi 4:
If you face trouble during voice call like your voice don’t hear on next end. then might be you think that your Redmi 4 Mic defect. But wait Mic is OK. this is software bug which is easily solved by following some easy steps. Follow below article instructions to solve mix issue in Redmi 4.
Mic Problem in Redmi 4:
Xiaomi ships their devices with high end components. So their is less chance for misbehave of hardware parts. Some users always Complaint about Redmi 4 mic problem. Their complain is that “Whenever they call some one their voice not heard properly on the other end “.We don’t say all handset working properly. Might be a defected piece delivered to you by the seller. But most of the time mic problem in Redmi 4 occured by software reasons . So before go to service center please try some steps by your self. So you can save your time because you know hows the mi service center support.Firstly go to settings and tap on “About Phone” .
After that Continuously tap on ” kernel version”.
After continuously tap you see an Engineering Mode window open in your phone. Now you can test your mic here. If your mic testing result is success here then your mic is in good condition. there is no need to go for service center . One thing you can do please submit a bug report to MIUI developers. So they do something for next release. Now come on the topic how to solve Mic problem in Redmi 4.
You can also test your mic performance with audio recorder throughRecorder app.
How to solve Redmi 4 mic Problem:
As the above discussion make sure you tested your Redmi 4 Mic performance. To solve your Redmi 4 Mic Issue please follow below steps
Step 1: Go to Google settings (Not phone setting)
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Step 2: Tap on Search & Now
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Step 3: Tap on voice . After that tap on “Ok Google ” detection
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Step 4: off the “Ok Google” detection
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Congratulation. Your Redmi 4 mic Problem is solved. Its happening because of “Ok Google ” service. Now your friends easily listen to you without any disturbance. So stay happy and keep smiling because
Something wonderful is about to happen.
Edit 1 :
After so many comments on “Ok google not responding ” topic. We check with latest ROM and find this option Really not working.
Why Ok Google not Responding : In the Latest MIUI release Google Voice Search disabled by default, So you can’t access Ok Google Settings. You can enable Google Voice search for accessing ok google settings.
Here an another way also available for your Mic issue. Follow Bellow steps:
1. Root your phone
2. Install Root Browser from the Play store or other…
3. Navigate to /system and open the file “build.prop ” in “RB Text Editor”
4. Find the line that says: persist.audio.fluence.voicecall=true
5. and change it to “false” so it reads persist.audio.fluence.voicecall=false
6. Reboot your phone
6.Redmi 4 VoLTE problem Solution:
Yes, We know VoLTE is compulsory at this time. But if you face any problem during VoLTE call or you van able to make VoLTE calls through Redmi 4. Redmi 4 is VoLTE supported device. you need to perform some steps to enable VoLTE services on Redmi 4Things to do before making VoLTE Video Call:If you want to make a successful VoLTE video call then you need to perform some basic steps. Please ensure you done all below things which we share here for a successful VoLTE video call.
1. Keep default calling and internet sim JiO 4G – Make sure you set JIO sim as preferred sim for calling and the internet. Go to settings and choose Sim Cards & Mobile networks.
2. Keep VoLTE Enabled – Make sure you enabled VoLTE function in the settings. Go to settings and choose Sim Cards & Mobile networks. Now enable VoLTE function.
3. Preferred Network Selection – Make sure you set preferred network typePrefer LTE option. For this Go to settings. choose Sim Cards & Mobile networks. Now tap on Jio sim. Here you can set preferred network select option. Set to Prefer LTE option for Jio Sim.
Once you set all above these settings then your phone is ready for VoLTE calling. In the rare case may be JIo APN settings not configure by default on your Xiaomi phone. If APN settings corrupted and changed by you then please follow instructions to configure Jio APN settings for a successful VoLTE call.Go to settings and choose Sim Cards & Mobile networks option. here you tap on Jio sim and Now choose Access point names option. Now choose new APN option and fill below Jio APN settings.
Name : Jio
APN type: default,supl
Now save the settings.
Create one more new APN. Add below
settings on new APN againName : Jio
APN type: ims
Save the APN settings. Now set Jio (jionet) APN for Jio sim. Now you see a VoLTE option appears on the taskbar. Congratulation now you can enjoy Jio VoLTE calling free of the cost with your friends.
7.Network goes when make a VoLTE video call Solution:
If your both sim or Jio sim network gone when you make a VoLTE call then you need to update your system. In the previous MIUI version, users face this problem and this bug already submitted on MIUI forum. In the latest MIUI version, this bug resolved now you can enjoy VoLTE video call without any issue.What to do if default dialer not show a VoLTE option:
Everything is OK. But your phone default dialer does not show a video call option. this situation is terrible where we can’t do anything because if the video call option appears then we do anything else what we do. So here the only option for us that we need to update latest miui version. Make sure your Redmi & Mi phone have latest MIUI version. It may be MIUI 8 or MIUI 8.2
If your phone is VoLTE supported then you can make a VoLTE call option thorugh the Jio4G voice app. So if you want to make VoLTE video cal through the help of Jio 4G voice app then follow below instructions.1. Launch Jio 4G Voice App.
2. Go to settings option. here tap on settings option.
3. Here you find Enable Rich Call Service (RCS) option. Disable this opton.
4. All Set, done.
7.Redmi 4 Mobile Data Connection Problem:
If you face any problem when you want to connect the Internet through your mobile data. In this case APN error, chances are high. in many cases, users don’t have APN settings and they want to connect net without APN, which is not possible. So you need to do with correct APN settings. Some settings also needed to follow below article instructions to solve your mobile data connection problem.
Reasons of Mobile Data Connection Problem in Xiaomi:
This is not a big problem even when it happens you can easily connect your WiFi. This Mobile data error mainly happens because of two reasons.
If you upgrade your MIUI versions then chances are high for data connection establish error.
If you change your SIM card or do something in APN settings then also chances are high.Sometimes you don’t know what you do but you just faced this problem.
Steps for Solving Mobile data problem in Xiaomi :
It’s too easy to solve. this is a Minor problem you can solve easily. As i above described why this happen so here we try both options.
First Way :
This way helpful to you if you update your MIUI version. Like if you update MIUI 7 to MIUI 8. then you face this problem. So if you recently update your Xiaomi mobile then follow first way else follow second way.Follow below steps to Solve Mobile internet problem :
1. Open Security App.
2. tap on Cleaner option.
3. Here you choose deep clean.
4. Restart your device and try.
5. if still not working then try with Wipe cache data .
Second Way :
This way helpful to you if the problem occurred through APN settings. if first way is not useful to you then you can follow below steps to solve your problem.
Follow below steps to Solve Mobile data connection problem in Xiaomi :
1. Go to Settings -> SIM cards & mobile networks .
2. Choose your SIM card under SIM CARD SETTINGS .
3. Tap on Access Point Names underCELLULAR NETWORK .
4. Here you Get APN lists in GENERAL and MMS section.
5. Tap on Reset option from the bottom.6. All Set. Done.
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After above steps your data connection problem solved. If you still facing connection problem then Please contact your network service provider and ask them for APN( Access Point Name). Once you receive APN then choose New APN option .and fill the entries according to your network service provider. then your problem definitely solved. Here you solved your problem now you connect the internet using Mobile Data in your Xiaomi Mobile.
8.Redmi 4 Lagging Issue Solution:
If you are facing lag problem in your Redmi 4 then you nee to do some steps on your phone’s setting. Please follow below article to solve the lag issue in Redmi 4.
Most of the peoples face this problem and they reset the phone when they irritate slowness of MIUI. But Reset the Phone is not a solution. You can handle this situation more smartly because MIUI gives you more power than stock Android.
When you close your Dialer a screen appear that says “Just a sec…”, When you close Xiaomi mobile gallery same screen appear that says “Just a sec…”. When you tap on back button during any game or App then same case. Just a sec… The problem you face almost all the time and your screen look like this.
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If this wait duration is half of the second than ok else we hate to wait. No one likes to own these type of phones if these phones are too slow. Maybe you face this problem on your Xiaomi phone. No matter which you are using like Redmi 1S, Redmi 2 / Prime, Redmi 3S / Prime, Redmi note 3, Redmi note 4G, Mi 2, Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi 4i, Mi 5 etc. Mostly you face this lag problem in Camera app. when you press back option during capture photos your phone says “Just a sec…”.
Just a Sec… Problem Solution in Xiaomi Phones :
This is not too hard to solve this small problem and MIUI gives us more power without root. So we can solve this problem in an easy way.
Follow below steps to solve lagging and hang problems in Xiaomi Mi Phones MIUI 7/8.
1. First, we enable developer mode, If you already enable then follow from step 4.
2. Go to settings ->About Phone.
3. Continuously tap on MIUI version. A Message appears in the bottom “Now you are developer”.
4. Go to settings -> Additional settings -> Developer optons.
5. Turn Off Memory optimization.
6. Restart option appears on Screen. tap on Ok.
7. After restart. lagging problem solved in your Mi phone.
This lagging problem occurred in Xiaomi phones because of the Memory arrangement in MIUI. But after following above steps your all problems solved. There is no lag issue after that. You don’t face any hanging problem in your Mi phone.
You can also solve this lagging problem via clearing the cache data through the help of security app. one more option you can reset also. Please note Reset is the last option of any problem. Don’t reset your phone in every week. Suppose if you reset then your phone work smoothly for 4-5 days after that same lagging if you don’t clear the cache data. So Memory optimization is the best way to solve your lagging problem in Xiaomi mobiles.Above solution is work on all MIUI versions. No matter which you are using like MIUI 7 or MIUI 8. Because MIUI gives us more power of customization.