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About MIUI CLASS: We will share with you some MIUI tips, technology trends and anything related to technology products in every class. In this thread, some answers will be provided for your reference. But it may not be the sole answer to the question and you can provide any reasonable answers below. Here comes the Q&A!
[MIUI Class Vol.1] How to Take a Screenshot on Your Mi Device? by miuiermichael
You can customize it in Button and gesture shortcuts. For example, if you want to swipe three fingers down to take a screenshot in Mi devices, you can go to Additional settings - Button and gesture shortcuts - Take a screenshot - Slide 3 fingers down. You can also select other choices such as Long press the Home button, Long press the Menue button, etc.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-932802-1-1.html
First, Open Settings from the home screen, then scrool down device section to find dual apps and finally toggle the app you want to clone. Once the app is cloned, you'll see two icons for that specific app on your home screen, with the cloned version featuring an indent that indicates it is the secondary app with its own data and settings. You can always return back to single instance anytime you want. It's easy, isn't it?
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-932987-1-1.html
First go to ‘MIUI Version’ under ‘About Phone’ in settings, tap for several times. It will enable these options, and now you can see the ‘Developer Options’ in the additional settings. Scroll down and find the Window Animation Scale, Transition Animation Scale, and Animator Duration Scale. By default, all those were marked to 1x and so now you can reduce them to 0.5x. Or you can completely disable them by tapping on Off, but the display effect maybe reduced.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-966703-1-1.html
Open Dialer from home screens; Long press Menu Key to activate Call settings; Scroll down to Advanced Settings; Select dial pad tones and toggle On; Select Tones for menu and choose Piano Keys.
Read more at : http://en.miui.com/thread-945580-1-1.html
Step 1: Open iFont app & Download any font of your choice. [Font 'All things pink' is shown as illustration]
Step 2: Now click 'Themes' which is on top right corner (As shown in the picture below) and click OK for all pop-ups.(your theme will be saved under & as MIUI->Themes-> All things pink_iFont.mtz). This will take you to MIUI themes app
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-954721-1-1.html
Open messaging application. Swipe down till half way from top. You might see background lock image indicating "You're unlocking the hide SMS option". You will be prompted to enter your device password, pattern or fingerprint. On successful authorisation, you will be taken to a screen where you can setup for first use. Press "Private messaging settings". Add the contacts you want the messages from them to be hidden. You can also enable or disable the notification from contacts in the settings. That's it folks.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1023213-1-1.html
MIUI exclusive innovative feature designed to users to have cloned version or unique way of dressing their device with apps, files/folders, gallery, themes and so on. Users can sign in with different Mi Account or G Account within the second Space. With added data privacy and security fucntions, each space becomes unique in it's own way. One Device Two Spaces. And, unless configured intially, photos, stored data and files will not be accessible in "Second Space".
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1027646-1-1.html
Sometimes your files & apps take lots of memory to run. In both active or inactive condition, it occupies a huge amount of memory from internal storage and ram, for that your device takes more time to run, gets slower and sometimes even starts malfunctioning. Don't worry, we got that covered in MIUI! The basic theory behind Memory Optimization is: It compresses inactive files, after that it consumes less space.But compressed files needs time to execute so you should Turn It LOW OR OFF. If you turn it lower, you will find that your device will be faster than before. But if your device has enough ram, you may also close it to make it run much faster.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1192646-1-1.html
When you tap certain items in Android, your phone will vibrate just a bit, giving you a little feedback to let you know the thing you want to do. This option has its own advantage, but it comes at the cost of device battery life. However, this can be remedied by being disabled completely.Mi-Cloud is nothing but a cloud service to its privileged customers as an option to backup their data on the internet to "Manage your data and devices anytime, anywhere". Since synchronizing data between device and web servers works constantly in background, you can manage its consumption of battery by disabling it.
Read more at : http://en.miui.com/thread-1253943-1-1.html
When you fail to activate pocket mode, the screen will be awakened many times in the pocket or bag if the button is touched, by this, your device will run itself and overheating becomes inevitable. Mi Sync always runs in background to sync all your important data. Running in background, it will consume mobile data and produce heat. All you can do is a Manual Sync when you need backup!
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1299621-1-1.html
MIUI has the Reading Mode, which offers you an adaptive dynamic contrast and blue light-reducing mode for eye fatigue reducing. Blue light is the nasty light that supresses the secretion of melatonin, the hormone which helps to regulate sleep and wake cycles!In Reading mode, we have several features like Good night's read, which turns on Reading mode automatically when the sunsets in your region. With custom period, you can set the timer for the Reading mode to Enable/Disable. Awesome right?
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1162558-1-1.html
If your device doesn’t have a screen lock, you’ll be prompted to create a PIN/Password/Pattern. Follow the on-screen instructions to create one, and then enter it to access your hidden files & folders. If your device has a screen lock, enter your screen lock Password/PIN/Pattern to access your hidden files & folders.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1121949-1-1.html
First, Open Settings from the home screen, than scroll for Additional Settings and select One hand mode. Toggle the One-handed mode to "On" and choose the size of the screen when using one hand mode.Whenever you want to have a smaller screen on the left side, swipe finger from home button to menu button in the bottom. Similarly, to have a smaller screen on the right side, swipe finger from home button to back button in the bottom. In order to back to the normal mode, i.e. full-screen mode, just follow the same steps though which you have entered into one-handed one. Users can also tap anywhere on the empty area in the screen to get into normal mode.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1112251-1-1.html
We may find that our device speed has become slower after using it for a long time and device lag causes many inconveniences to us. Sometimes, device lag is caused by many resource-hungry apps running in the background but we don't know which app is the main cause of the issue. So we will provide one tip today to resolve the device lag to a certain extent.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1428508-1-1.html
As one article puts it "The traditional way or the legacy way of ending calls on an Android smartphone which we are accustomed to is to bring the phone away from your ear, take one last look at your contact's profile picture, and tap down on the end call button or the big RED button. " But today we will introduce an easier way to end the phone call.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1431285-1-1.html
A clear battery level of your device will give information about the device battery. This will usually be a visual indication of the battery's state of charge which is critical for smartphones users. Therefore, we will introduce some tips for setting battery indicators for your device.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1479790-1-1.html
Previously Mi Video App is available in China ROM. Later, MIUI 9 has introduced Video App for Global ROM users with Simplified UI, New Controls, New Features and Privacy Feature. Privacy feature in Mi Video App helps users to keep Videos Hidden. But Do you know how to hide videos in Mi Video App?
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1630263-1-1.html
Do you know that Incoming call settings has a lot of options which we fail to use just like use of LED lights as "Flash notifications light for Incoming calls". Fancy new option? Give it a try. Follow the steps and image illustrating enablement of visual notifications in your device.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1584782-1-1.html
Nowadays, Split Screen is one of the most useful features in Android devices. As a core feature of Android Nougat, it has been introduced to MIUI 9. But not all apps are supported in Split Screen. So today we will tell you how to use unsupported apps in split screen.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1530890-1-1.html
Q. How to connect PC with Mi drop?
A. To connect PC via Mi drop, you need to update your Mi drop from Play store. Once it is done, you can open Mi Drop=> tap on three dot icon on top right corner=> Connect to computer=>Start.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1490228-1-1.html
Q. How to enable call recording for any calls?
A: One of the settings one of the known and widely used feature called Call recording in call settings can help you at times and can be a real saviour at times. Follow the steps illustrated below to never miss actions points or using it as a reference pointer.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1705255-1-1.html
Q: How to Show Sim Card Contact in MIUI Contact App?
A: Open Contact App => Option (Hold on Recent Navigation Button) => Display Preference => Show Sim Contact => Enable
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1578103-1-1.html
Q: How To Reset Second Space Password?
A: It's simple and quick to reset the password for your Second Space. To reset your Second Space Password, Click on Forgot Password and then it will ask for the Password of your Mi Account which you used in your First Space. Now, Click on Continue and Enter your Mi Account Password and click OK. It will successfully reset your Second Space Password.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1634325-1-1.html
[MIUI Class Vol. 24] How to Enable Vibration When Your Call is Answered? by skbddn
Call App is the most useful app on every smartphone. Whenever we are making a call to someone, sometime it happened that we can't understand whether the other party received that call or not. To improve our smartphone user experience, MIUI has an interesting feature in MIUI Stock Call App which gives a vibration to get notified us whenever other parties receive our call or we receive an incoming call. So let's know how to enable that feature.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1647200-1-1.html
[MIUI Class Vol. 25] How to Change Default Apps in MIUI 9? by skbddn
One of the freedoms Android users enjoy is being able to switch up the default options used for core apps like the browser, redirected messaging. Suppose, you wanna open a link from QQ App to the browser app, normally it will be redirected to default browser app. But now you want to open any link from QQ App to a specific Browser like Google Chrome. In that case, you have to change the default browser app from the Default App settings. In MIUI 9, the way to change the default apps is very easy. So, Let's know the method.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1794471-1-1.html
If I'm to explain Caller ID in once statement, I would put it as plain test stating "an awesome MIUI feature designed to identify SMS messages received and classify them based on visual tags to make plain text look visually better". The term "Caller" may be in use to cater broader spectrum as-in to accommodate all the incoming under one banner. Now by "tag's typical means to classify the text messages from the sender and usually provided by users or network partners. To illustrate message from "Banks", service providers such as "Telecom" or ecommerce sites such as "Amazon", "Flipkart" and even more. No, this is not fancy feature by a critical module to help navigate to the text making it easily recognizable.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1891755-1-1.html
[MIUI Class Vol. 27] How to Free up Space on Your Device? by Iyengar
If it wasn’t he automated way of MIUI cleanup, the manual way of cleaning the device cache would be a far more tedious task to keep an eye on. We would even set up an automated task that could trigger device cache clean every day like a clockwork. Today we will see how this could be accomplished by updating the simple settings to make your life easier.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-2305543-1-1.html
Swipe right from your main home screen and App Vault is there with everything you need. The App Vault gives you instant access to the frequently used widgets. Moreover, in Notes, you can tap on it to note everything important or some ideas that suddenly come to your mind. The calendar card in Apps vault helps you to remember the important days. For Indian users, Cricket card is available in-app vault which will give an easy access to the cricket events you like and you may never miss the event!
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-2070088-1-1.html
Most of the people love to listen to music. Audio effect while listening music can change our music listening experience. You could optimize your Android audio experience through the settings. In MIUI, Xiaomi Smartphone has an enhancer for headphones.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1826357-1-1.html
Aren’t the birthday a special day for all of us? Logically speaking we out to wait a year just to see people wishing you Happy birthday! or Many Happy Returns of the Day makes me feel young. Well, sending Birthday Wishes, or other greetings using a collection of animated ecards or posting on the Facebook timeline is a thing of past. MIUI is all about future! MI team went ahead with a thought by adding a simple tune in your device alarm. Tada!
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-2527145-1-1.html
[MIUI Class Vol. 31] How to Test Internet Speed on Your Smartphone? by nickajay
There might be some situations where you want to check whether it is a network problem or the web link or some apps specific issue. And you have to download a third-party tool to check the issue. However, what you may not know is that this feature is built in MIUI Security. So without wasting any time, let's see how it work and how to use it.
Read more at:http://en.miui.com/thread-2527448-1-1.html
One of the smart investment I strongly believe in is investing in the smart device which eases our way of life. Not the otherwise around. Say, Your device storage is getting filled with things you simply feel you do not have control as you feel the apps are required and so are the items in the gallery and much more reasons. While non-MIUI was researching on possible options get this remediated, I on the other hand and so are millions of MIUI users have not worried since the dawn of MIUI intelligent Security App. The houses a lot of feature rich options. One of the features we are referring today is “Deep Clean”.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-2593107-1-1.html
Are You worried about the notification from Chat app? Don't you receive instant notification in MIUI from Chat Apps like other UI? Let me explain why and how to solve this. In MIUI, apps are not running in the background after each reboot unless we don't allow them. Though it a really good option for MIUI, but the user who is new in MIUI, don't know about these. While other UI, we need a separate app to control background apps or apps which will be auto start after reboot. But in MIUI, our dev team added it as a default feature. Don't wanna miss a single notification from specific apps? Simply add those apps to Autostart list which will reduce your worrying of important notification.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-2364945-1-1.html
[MIUI Class Vol.34]: How to Show Internet Speed in MIUI Status Bar? by skbddn
Internet Speed Meter is one of the excellent features of MIUI. Where in other UI, one need to download third party speed meter to check their internet speed. But, in MIUI, we can enjoy this feature without depending on any other apps. MIUI provides these feature as stock or default. Our Mi Fans who are new in MIUI, they might be don't know about this feature and the way to use it.So let them know how to show Internet connection speed in status bar without installing a third-party app.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1510347-1-1.html
Q. How to Cool Your Device CPU to Make it Run Faster?
A: Settings>Installed apps>identify the 3rd party app which runs in the background, scroll down to option Battery Saver and set the preferred choice. Unless your app needs your undivided attention, I prefer to set it to “Restrict Background activity”.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-2852025-1-1.html
Force 4x MSAA option under developer tools is used for better gaming performance. Enabling Force 4x MSAA improves the quality of graphics in games and OpenGL ES 2.0 applications. Though it requires more processing power and consumes battery more quickly if you can keep pace with that, you can enable Force 4x MSAA to enjoy smoother and less-laggy graphics
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-2741068-1-1.html
Hey Guys! Welcome to MIUI Class! We will share with you some MIUI tips in every class. Are you excited for MIUI 10? Everyone wants MIUI 10 in his device because MIUI 10 is smooth and cool and it has new UI. My personal favorite is new volume panel. So let's start a new chapter of MIUI class. But do you know we can also turn on silent or dnd mode from volume panel? It's very simple. let's try it.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-2977516-1-1.html
How is your device today? Made any new discoveries? MIUI 10 has new theme engine which will showcase live wallpapers for your lock screen and wallpapers. Well, that's for another day to understand in MIUI Class session. In the meanwhile, what soft tricks have you found out? Did you know that you could start your device camera without even turning on your device or access it via lock screen? It's a simple trick. All you have to do is
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-2936347-1-1.html
Sometimes we install so many apps together and we need to uninstall them. Finding and uninstalling them one by one becomes a mess sometimes. Luckily MIUI offers us a feature to uninstall multiple apps simultaneously. So, here comes the Q&A!Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-2979954-1-1.html
It’s bound to happen whether it’s a telemarketer or just someone else you want to avoid, there will come a time when you encounter someone who just won’t take the hint and will keep calling you. MIUI gives us a very simple and straightforward way to block calls so you don’t have to be bothered when you don’t want to. Here’s what you need to do.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-1799322-1-1.html
Hey Guys! Welcome to MIUI Class! We will share with you some MIUI tips in every class. Sometime we are doing our work or watching movie but we can't turn off data so we receive continously notification and even we don't want to turn off notifications permanently so in that case we can use notification snooze. it will hide the notification of a specific app for a fixed time. so lets start learning this trick today
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-3391760-1-1.html
Are you tired after whole day work? Wanna get relaxed with natural sound? In MIUI 10, Our developer team has introduced an ambient noise of Nature in timer app which allows you to enjoy the sound of noise to get rid of tiredness. Forest, Summer night, Beach, Drizzle, Stove Fire etc sound gives you refreshment.
Read more at: http://en.miui.com/thread-3455674-1-1.html
Thanks to @miuiermichael for his guidance
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