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[Tips] Enabling App drawer On MIUI 11

2019-11-30 23:04:03
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Hei MIUI-ers,

Wassup MIUI-ers? Have a great weekend and hope to find everyone enthusiastic. Today we are going to go about App Drawer. One of the much talked about in POCO Launcher is the App Drawer transforms your smartphone and designed around organization and elegance.

From the Weibo extract, the App Drawer will be incorporated in the upcoming MIUI 11, after a much awaited feature from the users. However, it’s only available in the Chinese ROM of MIUI 11 stable version at present, and there is no specific launch date for the MIUI 11 Global version. For those willing to test drive the feature for a spin, let's go to it!

What is App Drawer?
App drawer is a section on your phone where all your installed apps reside as opposed to just having to place the apps on the Home screen. This gives you the option to keep your Home screen tidy and have the frequently used apps placed on the home screen for quicker access. Traditionally MIUI is drawer-less which is similar to the like of iOS of Apple, and users wanting App drawer had to rely on third party or POCO Launcher which was seen as overwhelming popular.

Using the App Drawer
• Download and install the App Drawer APK and the second Home screen in the Home screen menu will be made available to you.
• There are two ways to get to the menu. First method, go-to Settings, Home screen and Home screen again.

• Second method, just tap and hold just above app dock, tap Settings, More, Home screen and Home screen again.

• Once you in the Home screen, choose "With App drawer", click "Ok" on Using App drawer and exit by swiping up from the bottom of your screen.

• Now you will see your apps have been moved to the drawer leaving the essential apps shortcuts and your saved shortcuts on the Home screen. To access your installed apps, just swipe up the white upward arrow which is just above the apps dock on the center. To move between categories, just swipe left or right. To exit, just swipe down.

Customize the App Drawer
You could further customize how it looks, categorize your apps and sorting of apps. To locate your app, you could easily use the Search bar by typing the app name. To customize the settings, swipe the App drawer then tap on the three dots on the top right corner.

  • Or go-to Settings, Home screen then App drawer.

  • To quickly search for apps, just type the keyword and it will show the results or you could scroll alphabetically along the right side in the App drawer for the apps.

  • Using the App drawer menu to enable Any suggestions, especially the most frequent apps being used.

  • To Manage app categories, add the apps you want to add to the categories, by tapping the plus sign then key in the name of the categories to be grouped in the same type of apps or to delete a category tap the "X" sign,

  • To change background, just goto Backgrounds, you can choose, Light, Dark or System for background and adjust the App drawer transparency by sliding the slider from 0-100%.

  • You can also customize the Scroll bar, either to use Original layout or A-Z, Original layout will display the Scroll bar or show alphabetic scroll if you choose A-Z.

That's all for now. Till next time.

What do you think of the App drawer app, do you like it?


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Wizard Bunny

Rock | from app


Awesome :))
2019-11-30 23:51:50

Grand Master Bunny

pui07 | from Redmi 5 Plus


thanks for information
2019-12-01 00:17:37

Advanced Bunny

Zsoleszhun | from Mi MIX 3


2019-12-01 00:38:27

Super Moderador

Sujayb | from Redmi Note 5 Pro


thanks for sharing
2019-12-01 00:42:35

Master Bunny

1809553688-gremlin | from Redmi 5 Plus


2019-12-01 01:07:13

Beta Team-Global

Fahrlehrer16 | from MIX 3


very good feauture
2019-12-01 01:28:08

Pro Bunny

Raza_Mohamed | from MI 8


it's great I am using it on mi8 love this feature I was waiting for this 🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰
2019-12-01 01:34:26

Pro Bunny

Raza_Mohamed | from MI 8


wow dream came true
2019-12-01 01:41:42

Advanced Bunny

Lhunar | from MI 9 SE


thanx for sharing
2019-12-01 01:44:51

Rookie Bunny

izzqi7 | from Mi Note 10


When is app drawer coming to MIUI 11 global ? Currently using MIUI 11.0.9
2019-12-01 02:05:29
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