If you find doing so a bit inconvenient, you can try the following methods to pick up calls without touching the screen:
This feature allows you to answer an incoming call automatically after a specific delay time.
- On your Xiaomi phone, find and launch the Phone app.
- Tap the Menu button > Settings > Call settings > Auto-answer.
- Slide the Auto-answer switch to the right. Here, you can set the delay time and the condition you want auto answer to take effect.
ii. Use a 3rd party app
There are quite a number of apps such as Air Call Answer and Air Gesture Control that works with your phone’s proximity sensor to let you answer calls by waving your hand over the phone or bringing it near your ears.
There’s no guarantee that these apps will work flawlessly on your Xiaomi phone. You just got to try them yourself.
Note: The steps here were written for a Xiaomi device running MIUI V5. If you’re having a different version of MIUI, there’s a possibility that the steps and screenshots will be different.