How to see recently used apps on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

How to see recently used apps on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

Xiaomi device running MIUI V5 allows you to view recently used apps and switch between them quickly Follow these steps to switch quickly between apps: Long tap the Menu button to display recently used apps. Swipe left or right and find the app you want to use. Tap the app to switch to it. Note:continue reading

How Prevent Pocket Dials work on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

How Prevent Pocket Dials work on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

Ever wonder how the Prevent Pocket Dials feature works on your Xiaomi phone ? Wonder no more. When you enable Prevent Pocket Dials, the phone’s proximity sensor recognizes that your phone is in the pocket. When there’s an incoming call, your phone screen will not light up, which prevents you from accepting and rejecting thecontinue reading

How to use “OK Google” on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

How to use “OK Google” on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

Want to have the weather read to you ? How about calling your friends, searching the web or launching the apps without touching the screen ? Well, you can speak to your Xiaomi device to do things like search, launch apps, get directions, call contacts and send messages. Here’s how: On your Xiaomi phone, ensurecontinue reading

How to transfer files using Wi-Fi Direct on Xiaomi Phone running MIUI V5 ?

How to transfer files using Wi-Fi Direct on Xiaomi Phone running MIUI V5 ?

As of writing this, the 2 Xiaomi phones, Redmi and Mi 3 that I’m having currently, do not support file transfer via Wi-Fi Direct. While you can establish Wi-Fi Direct connection between them by following the steps below, you don’t get to choose Wi-Fi Direct when you want to send a file/files. To establish Wi-Ficontinue reading

How to transfer files via Wi-Fi Direct on Xiaomi phone using SuperBeam ?

How to transfer files via Wi-Fi Direct on Xiaomi phone using SuperBeam ?

As of right now, you can’t seem to share files between Xiaomi devices using Wi-Fi Direct. While you can establish Wi-Fi Direct connection between them, there isn’t such an option for you to choose when you want to share a file/files. But, with apps like SuperBeam, it’s still possible to transfer files/folders with blazing fastcontinue reading

How to block all unknown calls on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

How to block all unknown calls on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

Blocking all unknown numbers on your Xiaomi phone is easy. Here’s how: On your Xiaomi phone, find and launch the Security app. Tap Blocklist. Tap Settings. Tap Rules. You should see the following 4 predefined rules: Block numbers Only allow contacts Only allow exceptions Block everything Select Only allow contact. This only allows messages andcontinue reading

How to view Flash based websites on Xiaomi phone running Android KitKat (4.4) ?

How to view Flash based websites on Xiaomi phone running Android KitKat (4.4) ?

If you’ve followed the steps in this tutorial to enable Flash support on your Xiaomi Mi 3, you might notice it doesn’t work anymore after upgrading your phone to Android 4.4 (KitKat). Yes, you need a different approach now, which requires the following 2 apps: A modified version of Flash Player for Android 4.4. Dolphincontinue reading

How to transfer files between a Mac and a Xiaomi device ?

How to transfer files between a Mac and a Xiaomi device ?

You can transfer files such as music, photos, videos, documents and etc. between your Mac (running Mac OS X 10.5 or later) and your Xiaomi device using the Android File Transfer application. i. Installing Android File Transfer Visit https://www.android.com/filetransfer/ in any browser (for example, Apple Safari) on your Mac. Click Download Now. When the downloadcontinue reading

How to permit WhatsApp to use the Camera app on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

How to permit WhatsApp to use the Camera app on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

When you tap the Camera button on your WhatsApp chat window, you probably be asked if you want to allow WhatsApp to use the camera. If you tap Deny (with the Remember my choice checked by default), you can’t take a photo and share it via WhatsApp. The 2nd time you perform the same action,continue reading

Why does WhatsApp keep asking me for permission to access the contact list on my Xiaomi phone ?

Why does WhatsApp keep asking me for permission to access the contact list on my Xiaomi phone ?

WhatsApp looks at the phone numbers in your address book then checks to see which of those numbers are verified in WhatsApp. This allows any WhatsApp users from your address book to appear in the WhatsApp contacts. So don’t be surprised if you get the below Security Warning that says WhatsApp is trying to accesscontinue reading

Why can’t I load/use certain apps using 3G on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

Why can’t I load/use certain apps using 3G on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

Having problem loading your Facebook timeline, streaming Youtube video or surfing the Internet when you’re connected to 3G on your Xiaomi phone ? Kindly follow the steps below to ensure you didn’t restrict those apps from using the mobile data connection. On your phone, find and launch the Security app. Tap Data usage > Restrict.continue reading

How to transfer contacts from Mi Cloud to Google Contacts ?

How to transfer contacts from Mi Cloud to Google Contacts ?

One easy way to transfer all your contacts from Mi Cloud to Google Contacts is by exporting them from Mi Cloud and then importing them back to Google. Here’s how: Sign in to Mi Cloud. Click Contacts. Click  and then select Export contacts. Click the Export button When you see a prompt to save thecontinue reading


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