Tag Archive: MIUI


How to set up and start using gestures in MIUI

Full-screen gestures will transform the way you use MIUI.

Xiaomi rolled out the MIUI 9.5 update last month, introducing a slate of new features, including support for gestures. The goal with gestures is to maximize screen real estate by eliminating the navigation bar at the bottom of the display, and offering an easier way to navigate the interface.

For instance, the default gesture to go back in an app or exit to the home screen is  [Read More…]

MIUI 9.5 lets you restore data from a previous Android phone — and that’s a big deal

MIUI finally lets you restore data from a previous Android phone linked to your Google account.

The Mi Mix 2S is the first Xiaomi phone to come with Oreo out of the box, and it has a slew of new features that make it stand out from previous Xiaomi flagships. I talked about the hardware changes in my preview of the device, but there’s plenty to talk about on the software front as well. MIUI 9.5 now  [Read More…]

MIUI 9.5 stable build is now rolling out — here’s the full changelog

Xiaomi starts rolling out the stable version of MIUI 9.5, with over 30 devices slated to receive the update.

A few months after the release of MIUI 9.2, Xiaomi is now rolling out the stable build of MIUI 9.5. The latest version of MIUI includes a laundry list of bug fixes along with a ton of new features, including a new start page and kernel optimizations for the built-in browser, ability to automatically turn off the Wi-Fi  [Read More…]

Here’s the list of Xiaomi phones that will receive the MIUI 9.5 update

Over 30 Xiaomi phones will receive the MIUI 9.5 update.

Xiaomi has started rolling out the MIUI 9.5 update, bringing a host of new features and system-wide optimizations along with bug fixes. The OTA update will be making its way to over 30 Xiaomi devices over the course of the next month, including the likes of the Redmi Note 5 Pro, Mi Mix 2, Redmi Y1, and more.

Xiaomi has shared a broad timeline for when  [Read More…]

How to change the screen timeout option in MIUI

Changing the screen timeout option isn’t as straightforward as it should be in MIUI, but we’re here to lend a hand.

Normally, adjusting the screen timeout option is as easy as going into the display settings and changing the value. However, MIUI does things differently, and the setting is tucked away in the lock screen menu. What’s even more annoying is that the particular setting is labeled Sleep, which means you’re not going to be able to  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Android Oreo MIUI Beta now available

It seems Xiaomi is ready to roll out Android Oreo six months after it was unveiled by Google. An official beta was started for the Xiaomi Mi 6 back in December and the first stable Android Oreo-based MIUI 9 ROM for the Mi 6 was released this week. Now it seems is the turn of […]

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro vs. Mi A1: MIUI takes on Android One

The Redmi Note 5 Pro and Mi A1 are wildly different in what they bring to the table, but they’re both great at offering incredible value for money.

Xiaomi surged up the ranks in India last year on the back of a flurry of launches in the budget segment. The first in that wave of devices was the Mi A1, which is unlike any other Xiaomi device previously released. Instead of the standard MIUI, Xiaomi teamed up  [Read More…]

Latest MIUI 9.2 build brings stable Oreo update to the Xiaomi Mi 6

Xiaomi has started rolling out the stable Oreo update, with the Mi 6 becoming the first device to receive the OTA build.

Xiaomi hasn’t detailed its Oreo plans until this point, but that’s changing today. The Mi 6 was the first Xiaomi device to pick up the MIUI 9 update last year, and the phone is now the first to receive the stable Oreo update. The latest MIUI 9.2 build (9.2.3.0) introduces Android 8.0 Oreo to the  [Read More…]

Redmi Note 3 update brings MIUI 9, but there’s no Nougat in sight

At this point, it’s safe to assume that the Redmi Note 3 won’t be updated to Nougat.

When Xiaomi launched MIUI 9 late last year, it announced that the update would be available to over 40 devices in its portfolio, ranging all the way back to the 2012 Mi 2. The manufacturer is now working its way down the list, with the Redmi Note 3 becoming the latest device to receive the MIUI 9 stable ROM.

While it’s a  [Read More…]

MIUI 9.2 now rolling out to Mi Mix 2, Redmi Note 4, Redmi Y1, and more

MIUI 9.2 brings a host of new features to the popular ROM.

Xiaomi released MIUI 9.2 earlier this month, and the ROM is now rolling out to a range of Xiaomi devices including the Redmi Note 4, Mi Mix 2, Redmi Y1, and others. The update brings a host of new features to the stable build. including the ability to remove background elements from images. The feature was demoed during the launch of MIUI 9, and this is the  [Read More…]