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Xiaomi's popularity is increasing day by day, so is MIUI. The growth is phenomenal as the vast majority of users chose MIUI for the flexibility, simplicity and customizations it offer. Along with the userbase, their questions and doubts too are increasing on proportion. As a home of Mi fans, they head straight to Mi Community in search of answers to their questions. The traffic has increased more these days after the merger of MIUI Global Forum with Mi Community. That's why we thought of coming up with a monthly collection of Frequently Asked Questions about MIUI so that you don't have to search for answers anywhere else.
Frequently Asked Questions
Question 1: Why I am not receiving any MIUI Global Beta updates?
Answer: Since July 1 2019, MIUI Global Beta has been permanently discontinued and none of the Xiaomi devices will further receive any weekly beta updates. Kindly switch to MIUI Stable ROM as early as possible inorder to keep recieving latest updates. For more information: Open thread
Question 2: How can I switch from MIUI Global Beta to Global Stable?
Answer: Inorder to switch from MIUI Global Beta to Global Stable ROM, you've to Unlock the Bootloader of your device first and Fastboot flash with the respective Fastboot ROM available for your device via Mi Flash Tool using a PC. Refer this thread for Unlocking Bootloader: Open thread and for Fastboot flashing the ROM: Open thread. Do note that, take a full local backup of your data before flashing. If you want to continue with a locked bootloader, select 'Clean all & lock' in Mi Flash Tool while flashing.
Question 3: When will MIUI 11 be launched?
Answer: There is no official information available yet regarding the launch of MIUI 11, also no eligible devices list published for this update. Rest information available is not yet confirmed from official sources.
Question 4: When will Redmi Y2 receive Android Pie update?
Answer: There is an unexpected delay occurred regarding the rollout of Android Pie update for Redmi Y2. We don't have an exact date of release available, but it's coming soon. Kindly stay tuned to Mi Community and we'll keep you posted with latest information. For more information: Open thread
Question 5: Is it possible to hide apps in MIUI?
Answer: Yes, open Security app--App lock--click the Settings icon on top right--turn on the toggles for Hidden apps--choose the aps you would like to hide. Please note that, not all devices have this feature right now. If you can't find this feature in your device, be patient and wait for it to be rolled out via an OTA update.
Question 6: Why dark mode is not available in my device?
Answer: Dark mode is only available for devices running Android Pie based MIUI 10. This feature is currently not available for devices having Android Oreo or lower. It will be implemented to more supported versions in the future, please do wait patiently.
Question 7: How to disable the pop camera light & sound effects in Redmi K20 series?
Answer: If you're not on a good mood to enjoy the pop camera effects in Redmi K20 series, goto Settings--Additional settings--Front camera effects to disable them.
Question 8: How to turn off ads in MIUI?Answer: Ads can be turned OFF from the settings menu of each individual apps like Mi Video, Mi Music and Security app. Refer this thread to know the detailed procedure: Open thread
Question 9: Why Choose update package option has been removed from the Updater app?Answer: It is not removed, but hidden. Tap on the MIUI 10 logo simultaneously for 7-10 times and the option will be visible on the 3 dots menu at the top right corner of Updater app.
Question 10: I encounterd a hardware damage in my device. How can I resolve it?
Answer: Hardware damages can be resolved in authorised Xiaomi Service Centers only. We have over 2000 service centers across India. Find your nearest Xiaomi service center from the following link and visit there for further assistance: Open link
Question 11: Is MIUI Global Forum and Mi Community are the same?
Answer: No. MIUI Global Forum was a former user community managed by Xiaomi Global for MIUI Fans across the globe. It was closed a couple of months ago as part of Xiaomi's new policy to recognise Mi Community as the only home for all Mi Fans worldwide. All assets of MIUI Global Forum has been migrated to Mi Community OC (Other Countries), which you can access from this link: Open link. You are now at Mi Community India, which is managing by Xiaomi India and is exclusively for Indian Mi Fans. It is no way related to MIUI Global Forum or Mi Community OC.
Question 12: When will my device recieve the next MIUI update?
Answer: There is no particular ETA (estimated time assuming) available between MIUI Global Stable updates. Usually an update rolls out to the users once in 2-3 months after the ROM has been successfully tested internally. Always keep an eye on Mi Community to know further announcements regarding MIUI updates.
Do you have anything else to know? In case you feel something remain unanswered, please do reply here.
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