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[Other] [Recap 2017] Top MIUI Features: Which is Your Favorite One & Why?

2017-12-27 15:29:50
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Hi Mi Fans,
2017 is about to end and a New Year 2018 is right here at the corner with lot of hopes and New Opportunities. 2017 is really a great year for Xiaomi as well as for MIUI. Many New and useful features has been introduced in MIUI in 2017. Addition to it MIUI Global ROM has been launched in India with tons of cool New Features, Optimisations, improvements and various minor changes. Features include Split Screen, New Notification Shade, App Vault, Animated Icons and lot more. Take a look at the Top features of MIUI.

1. MIUI Split Screen Mode - Add Charm to Multitasking

It is one of the most hightlighted feature of MIUI 9. With Split Screen you can Multi-task/Use Two Apps Simultaneously on the same screen. Now you don't need to manually switch between Two frequently used Apps. You can adjust the App Screen size and can easily switch Apps to Top and Bottom.
To read more, Refer here :

2. App Vault: Collect Important Shortcuts and Info

You can access App Vault by swiping to the right on Homescreen. App Vault provides you with Quick Search, App Shortcuts, Notes, Calendar events, Book a Cab etc.
To read more, Refer here :

3. Buttons and Gesture Shortcuts

We Humans prefer to use shortcuts for most of the activities in our Life. Shortcuts do saves time and make our tasks more easy. Taking into consideration of our Behaviour and its usefulness, Button and Gesture Shortcuts has been introduced in MIUI 9 for frequently using Apps/Actions that we do on our Smartphone by giving you options to Customise as per our requirements.
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4. MIUI Scanner App : Scan Documents, Cards and QR Codes with ease

MIUI Scanner App has been improved a lot in MIUI 9. You can now Scan QR Codes, Business Cards and Documents easily via MIUI Scanner App.
To read more, Refer here :

5. New Notification Shade

Notification Shade is now redesigned with Multiple Styles, Bundled Notifications, Quick Replies and One Finger Swipe for Expanding Notifications.The new Notification shade now presents information in a more concise and comprehensive way. It groups all notifications on a by-app basis to reduce clutter. You can even quickly reply to messages without opening the app.
To read more, Refer here :

6. Mi Video app: Enhanced Video Playback Options

Mi Video app comes with a simple UI, manages your videos intuitively and provides new controls. Mi Video App is bundled with cool features like More Video Formats, Automatic grouping, Multilingual sub-titles, Private videos, Screenshots, Switch between audio tracks etc.
To read more, Refer here :

7. Smart Icon Animations

You can now see Animations in Icon when you launch and exit certain Apps. As of now, 21 Apps supports Animated Icons. Isn't it Cool?
To read more, Refer here :

8. Gallery App : All New Editing Options

MIUI 9 introduces a whole new MIUI Gallery app focused majorly on all new editing options, aside from image viewing, cloud backup, and album management, the new image editing options makes Gallery app more perfect and all in one bundle.It includes Object Removal, cool sticker packs, collage etc.
To read more, Refer here :

9. Calendar Cards

A new feature called Subscription / Calendar Cards has been introduced in MIUI Calendar which utilizes the space in calendar app to show you the information you subscribe to, it could either be a cricket schedule, to make sure you are present on your favourite couch or it could be Horoscope card predicting your day, many choices to choose from. Most importantly it retains the basic vanilla flavor of android: customization and choices, you get only what you subscribe to.
To read more, Refer here :

10. Mi Browser : Revamped Start Page, Quick Search and Much More!

Mi Browser have undergone many changes or feature addition recently. Its UI and start page has been changed along with addition of new features like Quick Search, Quick Keywords etc.
To read more, Refer here :

11. Mi Mover: Now Transfer Apps With or Without App Data

With Mi Mover, You can migrate Data, Apps and Files to your New Phone. Now, while moving your data from your old to a new phone, you can choose along with the app whether or not you want to move the app data.
To read more, Refer here :

12. One-time Data Limit: share Wi-Fi hotspot with confidence

Ever wanted to share the hotspot with a guilt-free yes? well, now you can! MIUI 9 brings you an option to pre-define the limit of mobile data to share via Wi-Fi hotspot, now share your data without a second thought.
To read more, Refer here :

13. Mi Wallpaper Carousel - Give Your Phone A Fresh Look

Wallpaper Carousel delivers high Quality Wallpaper Images directly on your Lockscreen for every set time period, there by giving a fresh look to your device. MI Wallpaper Carousel gives acccess to thousands of beautiful high quality wallpapers from a variety of genres like scenery, lifestyle etc.
To read more, Refer here :

14. MIUI Smart IRCTC SMS: Your Tickets Just Got Smarter!

Smart IRCTC SMS feature, a new feature exclusive just for the IRCTC bookings in India has been introduced in MIUI Messaging App apart from Caller ID.. It basically transforms the boring journey confirmation text SMS - containing PNR, train number, time of departure & destination details, in a neat ticket-like format which is very much eye-appealing & at the same time it arranges information in the best way possible.
To read more, Refer here :

15. Screen Recorder

Screen Recroding App is built right into the MIUI for all those scenarios where you wanted to show your friend(s) what's going on over your screen.
It is root free and more secured.
To read more, Refer here :

16. Charging Lock Screen - Battery Data at your Fingertips

With Charging Lock Screen gone are the days to keep an app specifically just to display the detailed charging info like current and temperature. You can have all the significant details just a tap away on the lock screen.
To read more, Refer here :

Some Features may not be there in Certain Devices due to Android Base Limitations.

That's all about Top features of MIUI. Personally, Gallery Editing and Object Removal is my Favorite Feature. It gives me many options for editing Pictures along with New sticker packs and Object Removal feature, thereby remove the need of having an extra App.

What is your Favorite MIUI Feature of 2017??
Vote Now and Share the reason in Comments

Happy New Year Everyone

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Master Bunny

Chetan Lanjewar | from Redmi 4


nice information
2017-12-28 23:31:29

Pro Bunny

bhatsanjeev007 | from Redmi Note 4


stable has not all features
2017-12-28 23:35:43

Semi Pro Bunny

1578403068 | from Redmi Note 4


nice but..some features are not in my redmi note4
2017-12-28 23:38:19

Master Bunny

vivekmishraji | from Redmi 3S


thanks for sharing
2017-12-28 23:46:43

Vivek Mishra
Nice, thanks for sharing
2017-12-28 23:46:57
Cool, thanks for sharing
2017-12-28 23:48:50

Tech - Moderator
Mi FC Trivandrum - President
split screen and gestures
2017-12-28 23:51:07


Sam_crazy | from Redmi Note 4


Nice Compilation of all top features!
2017-12-28 23:51:40

Pro Bunny

shrikant Bhui | from Redmi 4


thanks for sharing
2017-12-28 23:52:54
Nice collections
Thanking for sharing infromation
2017-12-28 23:54:54
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