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[Tips] Solution for Headset icon not showing up on Mi A1 in Android O

2018-01-08 23:54:57
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Hello, Mi Fans!
We just dropped an Android Oreo update for Mi A1 a few days back. While looking for the feedback we stumbled upon questions where our users are asking that headset icon isn’t showing even after plugging in the compatible headset in 3.5 mm headset jack, although music through headset works just fine and also the actions attached with button are working.

By default, in Android Oreo, headset icon is hidden in the status bar, if you want it to show up in the status bar then follow the below simple steps:

How to enable Headset icon
  • Swipe down and open notification shade
  • Press & Hold, settings icon
  • One toast notification will come saying, system tuner has been added
  • Go to Settings - system - system UI tuner
  • Click ‘status bar’, enable Headset

That’s it, now it should show the headset icon when a compatible headset is connected.

How to disable and remove system tuner
  • Go to Settings - system - system UI tuner
  • Click ‘status bar’, disable Headset
  • Press & Hold, settings icon, a toast notification will come saying system UI tuner has been removed.

System UI tuner is a hidden menu in Android and is for advanced users, please be cautious while changing the options inside.
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MridulSharma | from Redmi 3S


Thanks for the guide! Should be useful for users facing this issue! ;)
2018-01-08 23:58:51
Thanks brother for the information
2018-01-09 00:02:07

Techie Team

Mohammad Enayat | from Mi A1


Thank you for the detailed guide.
2018-01-09 00:03:11

Techie Team

meetgour | from Redmi Y1


Thanks for sharing
2018-01-09 00:05:56

Mi A1 O Tester

Dijil | from Mi A1


thanks for sharing
2018-01-09 00:08:56

Mi A1 O Tester

1637376319 | from Mi A1


thanks for sharing information
2018-01-09 00:19:59

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AamanMahi | from Mi A1


Thanks for the info
2018-01-09 00:26:30
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Equbal | from Redmi Note 4


Thanks information
2018-01-09 00:38:07

Master Bunny

Reaper_1677866750 | from Redmi Note 4


Redmi Note 4 is also facing the same problem sometimes.
2018-01-09 02:18:39
good explanation
2018-01-09 02:47:08
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