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[MIUI Review] [MIUI 8 Feature Review] Mi Drop: Quickly Transfer Files Across Mi Devices

2016-09-17 04:17:18
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MIUI always surprises us by giving new features. To those who already use MIUI 8 you might have not noticed that there is a NEW FEATURE added on it, that is Mi Drop, Here I'll introduce this feature.

You remember how we use to send files via Bluetooth - and it was in fact slow. Now, we can send big files via Wi-Fi Direct peer-to-peer sharing, but for that we have to rely to 3rd party apps like ShareIt or Xender. Now, this feature is fully integrated to MIUI via the all new Mi Drop App.

What is Mi Drop?
Mi Drop is an application that connects two or more smartphones to share photos, applications, and other media.

How to enable Mi Drop?
The simplest way to enable the Mi Drop is just drag down your Notification Panel and select 'Mi Drop'

How to Send files via Mi Drop?
When you have to send any file, First enable the Mi Drop App and then Go to File Manager > choose the files you want to Send and select Mi Drop

How to Receive files via Mi Drop?
Make sure that your receiving phone has Mi Drop feature enabled. Just pull down your Notification Panel, and select Mi Drop

Once Mi Drop is enabled the receiving phone will get a popup for accepting/receiving the the files, click on accept to get the files.

Once transfer is complete you will get a popup message that the file is received. click on ok to cancel the popup or you cal click on view file if you want to view your received file.

Thanks for spending your valuable time to read this. If you have any query regarding this feature, post your query in the reply. If possible, I'll try to answer it.

Imp: we can only use trhis feature for Mi devices only (other devices then Xiaomi are not supported yet)


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2016-09-17 04:17:18
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Thanks for the info.
2016-09-17 06:07:14
Happy to Help:)

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Tarun Vaskar | from app


Thanks for sharing such info
2016-09-17 08:07:43
I have using this feature since MIUI 7 and it's great to use on MIUI 8 too.
2016-09-17 09:26:58
Mi Community India

Pro Bunny

Vyas somen | from app


Thanks for the information contained in this message
2016-09-17 11:10:42

Master Bunny

piyush1976 | from app


Already using it ....ty for sharing..
2016-09-17 11:45:50
Tech savy
well explained
2016-09-17 19:02:09
Im know this on MIUI 7....
2016-09-17 19:04:55
Waiting for miui 8 on mi3..... When we get miui 8
2016-09-17 19:05:31

Pro Bunny

1602702858 | from app


Already tried it, but I can't see percentage of transfer...
2016-09-17 19:13:04

Semi Pro Bunny

aslamsinamdar | from app


Thx for the explanation
2016-09-17 19:21:54
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