How to transfer files between Windows and Xiaomi phone (MIUI V5) using FTP ?

If, for some reason, you can’t transfer files using the USB data connection, you can try doing it via FTP: Here’s how: On your Xiaomi phone, find and launch the Explorer app. Tap the FTP button at the bottom of the screen. Click Start server. You’ll now see the FTP address that you can enterContinue Reading

How to create AutoText on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

If you’re using Google Keyboard and you wish to create Auto Text like in BlackBerry, follow these steps: On your Xiaomi phone, find and launch the Settings app. Tap General settings > Language & input. Tap Personal dictionary. Tap a language. Tap Add. Enter a long phrase and your shortcut text. For example, “see youContinue Reading

How to add lyrics to a song on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

If you can’t seem to download the lyrics of a song automatically on the Music app, you can do so manually. Here’s how: When it comes to finding the lyrics file (.lrc format) of the song you want, Google is your best friend. If you have that file on your computer, kindly transfer it overContinue Reading

How to customize the status bar on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

Here are a few basic ways to customize the status bar on your Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5: i. Showing/Hiding service provider name on the status bar On your Xiaomi phone, find and launch the Settings app. Tap Notifications. Tap Additional settings. Slide the Show service provider switch on/off. ii. Showing/Hiding screen capture notification onContinue Reading

How does “Collapse after touch” work on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

When you go to the Settings app > Notifications > Additional settings, you can see the “Collapse after touch” option. Ever wonder how this feature works ? When you turn on “Collapse after touch”, the Toggle screen (which you can access by pulling down the status bar) will automatically close itself after a single tapContinue Reading

How to change the alarm screen on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

If you’re bored with the default alarm screen on your Xiaomi phone, you can change it. Here’s how: i. Setting a new default alarm screen On your Xiaomi phone, find and launch the Clock app. Tap Alarm. Tap Menu button. Tap Settings. Tap Set default alarm sound. Tap Alarm Screen and ringtone. Find, download andContinue Reading

How to set a song as your alarm sound on Xiaomi phone running MIUI V5 ?

To wake up to your favourite music, you can set your own songs as the alarm sound on your Xiaomi phone. Here’s how: i. Setting a song as your default alarm sound By following the steps below, this song will be the default alarm sound for all alarms. Of course, you can change it forContinue Reading

How to set your Xiaomi phone (MIUI V5) alarm clock ?

Never be late for work again. Learn how to set your Xiaomi phone alarm clock to wake you up on time. i. Settings a new alarm On your phone, find and launch the Clock app. Tap Alarm. Tap Add alarm. On the Set alarm screen, you can customize the following fields: Tap Repeat to setContinue Reading


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